Month: January 2022

Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

Shangri-La Rasa Ria Words: Claire Matheson Photos: Monica Tindall A resort destination for families, nature lovers, beach lovers, golf lovers and romantic lovers, the Shangri-La Rasa Ria is a paradise on earth. Throughout time, great poets have told us of Kubl…

Simon Stevens and Intan S+I

Simon Stevens and Intan Yusoff, S+I Bangsar

Simon Stevens and Intan Yusoff In this interview, Simon Stevens and Intan Yusoff, owners of S+I, tell of their journey in creating this British restaurant in Bangsar. What do you do?We are the owners of S+I, a full-on British restaurant in Bangsar. Simon (S) is the …

best luxury 5-star hotels KL

Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur, Staycation

Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur Monica Tindall Boasting a fabulous location, beautiful design, and service with a smile, the Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur has long held a reputation as one of the most celebrated 5-star hotels in the city. There is much compet…

CNY Afternoon Tea & Caorunn Gin - Lady Yi's Tea House

Chinese New Year 2022 Kuala Lumpur

Chinese New Year 2022 If you’re hoping to ring in the Lunar New Year 2022 with the roar of the tiger, local service providers have plenty to offer. Chinese New Year 2022 Licky Chan – Not Your Basic Lou Sang To toss things up, the team at Licky Chan took […]

Treasure Menus 2022 Nobu

Treasure Menus 2022 at Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Treasure Menus 2022 – CNY & Valentine’s at Nobu Words: Rebecca CannonPhotos: Monica Tindall You might have noticed it; rows of lanterns hung in the streets, the colour red everywhere, and the main clue – Happy Chinese New Year signs – all over the …

Chef Rexxa Iskandar Brix.

Rexxa Iskandar, Chef & Owner Brix Restaurant

Rexxa Iskandar In this interview, Rexxa Iskandar, chef and owner of Brix restaurant in M City Ampang, shares some learnings from the pandemic and future plans. What do you do?  I am a professionally trained chef with more than 21 years of experience currently head…

Evoke Gastrobar

Evoke Gastrobar, The Stories at Bukit Tunku

Evoke Gastrobar Bukit Tunku Words: Monica TindallPhotos: Rich Callahan We first tried Evoke Gastrobar’s menu as delivery over the pandemic. The food was so good that we were eager to visit in person. With restrictions eased and the end of 2021 rush over, we enjoy a …