Middle Eastern

SAJ Bistronomy by Leen's, TTDI

SAJ Bistronomy by Leen’s, TTDI

SAJ Bistronomy by Leen’s, TTDI Words: Nichole Ong Photos: Rich Callahan Having enjoyed the incredible food at Leen’s TTDI when it first opened, we stepped into SAJ Bistronomy by Leen’s with high expectations – and were still blown away. SAJ stands for Syri…

Syrian Restaurant KL

Leen’s Middle East Kitchen, TTDI

Leen’s Middle East Kitchen TTDI Review Words: Nichole OngPhotos: Rich Callahan Leen’s modern setting in TTDI creates the perfect atmosphere to savour a hearty, authentic Middle Eastern meal. The restaurant’s interior is welcoming, gree…

Afghan Lunch, Greater Action KL

Afghan Lunch – Greater Action KL

Afghan Lunch Words: Nichole Ong Photos: Rich Callahan The Greater Action centre supports 250 refugee families with various initiatives to provide a safe, nurturing space for women to become self-sufficient. Their latest proposal of authentic Afghan lunch ex…

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…

Jasmine by L'nop Bangsar

Jasmine by L’nop, Fun Restaurant in Bangsar

Jasmine by L’nop, Bangsar Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan It seems that we’re following Chef Hossein Karimi around this month. Last week we tasted his menu at Imola L’nop Café in Ampang Hilir, and this week we have a table at Jasmine by L’nop in Bangsar. …

Byblos TREC KL

Byblos TREC KL, Lebanese Food Kuala Lumpur

Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan It’s been about 18 months since we last visited Byblos in TREC KL, a restaurant serving traditional Lebanese food and beverages. Since that time they have had a change in chef and management and we’re curious to see how t…

Tarma Iraqi Street Food

Tarma Iraqi Street Food, Bukit Bintang

Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan On a colourful strip off Bukit Bintang is an exciting new eatery, Tarma Iraqi Street Food. The vibrant side street is enlivened by this charming restaurant serving Iraqi street food. Tarma Iraqi Street Food Location A …

Byblos, Lebanese Restaurant, TREC KL

Byblos Lebanese Restaurant, TREC KL

Words: Claire Matheson    Photos: Monica Tindall Hummus Where the Heart Is – An Infatuation with Lebanese Cuisine Why is it that Mediterranean cuisines always produce the very best comfort foods? Rich in flavour with the simplicity of wholesome, fresh i…

Tut's Egyptian Eatery, 1 Utama

Tut’s Egyptian Eatery, One Utama, TTDI

Monica Tindall I have to admit that I don’t know a lot about Egyptian food – enough to know better than to lump it altogether under the one theme “Arabic,” but not enough to name a single traditional dish. I can see, though, that’s all about to change with today’s […]