Month: April 2022

Luxury Beach Villas Malaysia

Luxury Beach Villas, The Danna Langkawi

Luxury Beach Villas, The Danna Langkawi Monica Tindall A 20-minute drive from the airport on a jungle-edged road opens up to pretty Telaga Harbour and the pristinely white building of The Danna Langkawi. We’ve stayed here several times before, but this we…

Best restaurants Jalan Bangkung Bangsar

Opus Bistro, Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar

Opus Bistro Celebrates 20 Years! Words: Matt BrownPhotos: Rich Callahan For any food and beverage business to have survived the last two years is an amazing feat of resilience and creativity. For Opus Bistro in Bangsar to not only have weathered the last two but th…

Dusun By Openhouse

Dusun By OpenHouse, BSC

Dusun by OpenHouse Words: Meg Alice Photos: Rich Callahan Welcome to Dusun by OpenHouse, the latest restaurant by Andrew Wong and Brian Quirk. They now have six establishments under the Hospitality by ACME group, including Dusun, OpenHouse, a beer cafe and Acme …

Sip Society Speakeasy, Aman Suria, PJ

Sip Society Speakeasy Bar, Aman Suria, PJ

Sip Society – Take Life One Sip at a Time Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan Nestled in the heart of Aman Suria Tropicana in PJ, Sip Society presents a hidden bar focusing on value-for-money craft cocktails, whisky and wine.  The interior has a conte…

The First Chapter Speakeasy TTDI

The First Chapter Speakeasy Bar TTDI

The First Chapter Speakeasy- TTDI Words: Monica TindallPhotos: Rich Callahan The First Chapter Speakeasy – “There’s no bookstore quite like it.”  University pals Shawn Luke and Ben Nair dreamed of opening a secretive speakeasy while studying in 2014. Careers …

Underwood Bakers Bukit Bintang

Underwood Bakers Café & Restaurant KL

Underwood Bakers – Bukit Bintang Café  Words: Matt Brown Photos: Rich Callahan The inspiration behind the three-month-old Underwood Bakers in Bukit Bintang was Australian cafe culture – clean, fresh menu items in a breezy atmosphere, all underpinned by …

Aposto KL

Aposto KL, Italian Restaurant, TTDI

Aposto KL, Contemporary ItalianTTDI Words: Sathya SelvarajahPhotos: Rich Callahan With rave reviews everywhere, it’s hard to believe Aposto KL has only been open for a few weeks. What is there to say that hasn’t already been said? After spending a…

Cheong Somm KL

Cheong Somm, Wine Bar, REXKL

Cheong Somm – Biodynamic Wine Bar Words: Meg Alice & Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan There’s nothing more enticing than a neon red sign in a sparsely lit tucked away corner of a place like REXKL, especially when that sign says “Cheong Somm.” For tho…

The Experience 005: Balik Kampung menu

The Experience 005: Balik Kampung – SSS

The Experience 005: Balik Kampung Monica Tindall It’s been far too long between visits to Super Secret Social, but we are honoured to have our schedules aligned tonight. Our hosts, Jonathan Sebastian and Nicolas Grisé are just as passionate about local, sustain…