Month: May 2022

Rust KL Café & Bar

Rust KL Café & Bar, Chinatown

Rust KL Café & Bar Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan We’ve watched excitedly as Rust KL Café & Bar took shape over the past five months. Founder partner Haniff Yon shared day by day renovations of which he put in his own blood, sweat and tears shapi…

Don Julio KL

Steakhouse Mont Kiara -Nice to Meat You

Steakhouse Mont Kiara – Don Julio Words: Amanda ChinPhotos: Richard Callahan After a few eating outings with Monica, I should know by now to come prepared. That is, come with an empty stomach. Well, I did. However, even with such forward planning, I did not e…

Gillian Chen

Gillian Chen, Founder Boocha Kombucha

Gillian Chen In this interview, Gillian Chen, founder of Boocha kombucha, shares her entry into the small-business world and future projects. What do you do? In a nutshell, I brew delicious kombucha. What started as a little experiment to wean me off sugary soft d…

The Social Table W Kuala Lumpur

Saturday Brunch KL – The Social Table

The Social Table – Saturday Brunch KL Words: Matt Brown Photos: Rich Callahan Known for being the hotel brand that disrupts travel and luxury with its trademark irreverence and humour, it comes as no surprise that Kuala Lumpur’s W hotel is embarking on a new …

Where to eat on Telawi Street

Urban Daybreak Bangsar Café

Urban Daybreak Bangsar Words: Rebecca CannonPhotos: Rich Callahan “Are you going to Urban Daybreak? OH MY GOD,” screamed my friend at our workplace in an echoey corridor “sorry,” she added in sheepish tones, “but that place is …

Vegetarian Menu Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Vegetarian Menu Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Vegetarian Menu Nobu Kuala Lumpur Words: Kitty RobertsonPhotos: Monica Tindall The team at Nobu Kuala Lumpur is well known for their innovative Japanese cuisine with Peruvian sparkle but did you know they also offer a fantastic vegetarian menu? Well, they do! M…

TenRyu Omakase KL

TenRyu Omakase, Japanese Restaurant KL

TenRyu Omakase Words: Maggie CaseyPhotos: Monica Tindall If you are, like us, an avid “foodie” in Kuala Lumpur, you have likely noticed the omakase trend sweeping the food scene in the city. Omakase is a Japanese style of dining where the open kitche…

Dr Bob Clinic

Dr Bob Clinic, Restylane Filler Malaysia

Dr Bob Clinic, Restylane Filler Malaysia Monica Tindall One of the things I like most about Dr Bob Klajo is that he tells you what he thinks. Sure, he listens to personal concerns and goals, but as a trained aesthetic doctor, he has an eye for symmetry, balance and the […]

Anwar Kabir

Anwar Kabir, Sommelier & Bar Manager

Anwar Kabir In this interview, Anwar Kabir, sommelier and bar manager for the Cinnamon Group, shares what it’s like being a pro somm.  What do you do? As a restaurant sommelier, my main priority is wine. I work with the restaurant to determine what wine…

Stand-Up Sushi Pop-Up

Stand-Up Sushi Pop-Up at Tiffin at The Yard

Stand-Up Sushi Pop-Up Words: Alison ChristPhotos: Monica Tindall I’ve had the privilege of experiencing Chef Masaki Arakawa’s beautiful food on several occasions now, including The Chef Series at The Datai and, of course, omakase at Sushi Azabu in Lot 10, wher…

Turkish Cuisine Week KL

Turkish Cuisine Week KL, Shangri-La Hotel

Turkish Cuisine Week KL Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan From May 21st to May 27th 2022, the Republic of Türkiye presents Turkish Cuisine Week at Lemon Garden, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur! Diners have a chance to appreciate Türkiye’s deep-rooted c…