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Japanese Barbecue Kuala Lumpur

Kampai Yakiniku -Japanese Bamboo Hills

Kampai Yakiniku – Japanese Barbecue KL Words: Nichole Ong Photos: Rich Callahan Located amongst the sprawling scenery of Bamboo Hills KL, Kampai Yakiniku delights the taste buds with premium quality Japanese meat. As a luxury provider of yakiniku (Japa…

Japanese Speakeasy Restaurant & Bar

Yokai TTDI -Japanese Restaurant & Hidden Bar

Yokai TTDI Words: Jacob Weber Photos: Rich Callahan Yokai TTDI simply has to be one of the most stylish speakeasies in KL. The stunning interior design – a collective effort from the team without professional intervention – cleverly, creatively, and seamlessly …

Modern Asian Restaurant Kuala Lumpur

Rooftop REXKL – Shhhbuuuleee Restaurant

Rooftop REXKL – Shhhbuuuleee Restaurant Words: Jacob WeberPhotos: Rich Callahan After a couple of hours at Shhhbuuuleee, I’ve perfected its pronunciation. I may have had the help of several of the 18 sakés and shochus on the excellent East Asian-inspire…

Super Ramen Desa ParkCity

Super Ramen Desa ParkCity – The Waterfront

Super Ramen Desa ParkCity Words: Nichole Ong Photos: Monica Tindall The Super Ramen Desa ParkCity team would describe themselves as fun, funky, and bold. Their menu of modern Japanese cuisine highlights this spirit to the utmost, delivering both scrumptious a…

Best local restaurants Bukit Bintang

RasaNya Steamboat, Pavilion Elite

RasaNya Steamboat – Bukit Bintang Words: Amanda ChinPhotos: Richard Callahan I could never say no to steamboat food, so when Monica asked me to try RasaNya Steamboat, it was a yes. More than just your typical steamboat restaurant, it’s a powerful co…

Gin Rik Sha

Gin Rik Sha, Bukit Damansara Modern Indian

Gin Rik Sha Words: Stephen Reid Photos Rich Callahan Located in the leafy, upscale neighbourhood of Bukit Damansara, Gin Rik Sha serves modern Indian food that is bang up-to-date, reflecting dishes and cuisine from the whole of India rather than a single region. …

Japanese Restaurants KL

Last Project: Japanese Handroll & Yaki Bar

Last Project: Handroll & Yaki Bar, Bangsar Words: Tim JayPhotos: Rich Callahan Juxtaposed in a family neighbourhood, Lorong Kurau, in Bangsar, is an odd little street of restaurants and bars. Some of my favourites are there. And now, we can add Last Project t…

Halal Japanese Restaurant Kuala Lumpur

Kaito, Japanese at Glo Damansara

Kaito – Glo Damansara Word: Han Sen HauPhotos: Rich Callahan Let’s get one thing straight right off the bat: Kaito pays a lot of attention to how their dishes look. As you’ll see in the photos below, the number of violet pansies tossed into their …

Ruyi One.Café

Ruyi One.Café, Vietnamese, Ampwalk

Ruyi One.Café Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan The latest food and beverage addition to The Grange at Ampwalk is Ruyi One.Café. It’s easy to access and serves a compact menu of quality Vietnamese food in a bright, cheery setting. Perched to the left of t…

Fifty Tales

Fifty Tales, Bandar Sri Damansara

Fifty Tales Words: Han Sen Hau Photos: Rich Callahan Bandar Sri Damansara might seem like a neighbourhood that’s just too far away from everything else that’s remotely interesting, but this incredibly congested residential township hides a humble little gem t…

The Tokyo Restaurant Lot 10

The Tokyo Restaurant, Isetan, Lot 10 

The Tokyo Restaurant – Japanese, Lot 10 Words: Amanda ChinPhotos: Richard Callahan All that clouded my mind when Monica mentioned The Tokyo Restaurant was the iconic 6th Avenue Cheesecake. I’ve had it before, and yes, it will leave you wishing you got the w…