Special Occasion

New Menu Kikubari

New Menu Kikubari – Japanese, DC Mall 

New Menu Kikubari Words: Matt Brown Photos: Monica Tindall For an elegant night out resplendent with exquisite attention to detail, look no further than the third floor of DC Mall, where Kikubari by Cinnamon Group serves an impeccable experience in beautiful su…

French Fine Dining KL

French Fine Dining, Chateau Dionne

French Fine Dining – Chateau Dionne Words: Amanda Chin Photos: Monica Tindall Nestled in the cosy neighbourhood of Bukit Damansara, you’ll come across Chateau Dionne – a French fine dining restaurant. This gem of an eatery stands out because the founder (…

where to eat in Bukit Damansara

Playte New Location, New Menu

Playte New Location, New Menu Words: Monica TindallPhotos: Rich Callahan Playte, a contemporary Malaysian restaurant in Bukit Damansara, has recently shifted locations and updated its menu. We think both are good moves on their part. The new setting provides …

Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur Restaurant

Horizon Grill, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

Horizon Grill Words: Han Sen HauPhotos: Monica Tindall Let’s begin with the elephant in the room. Yes, the view from the 58th floor of Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur is spectacular. No doubt it would be foolish to not take a panoramic shot of the city when you are at the […]

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…

Beauty Unearthed Menu

Beauty Unearthed Menu – Nobu KL

Beauty Unearthed Menu A Collaboration Between Landscaper Inch Lim and Chef Philip Leong Words: Meg Alice Photos: Monica Tindall I’m back at Nobu KL for my fourth Yum List review and thrilled to see its evolution. A couple of things are different on this visit. Moni…

Omakase at Sushi Azabu,

Omakase at Sushi Azabu, Lot 10

Omakase – Sushi Azabu Words: Alison ChristPhotos: Monica Tindall Renowned Michelin-starred Sushi Azabu in New York City is the ‘parent’ of Sushi Azabu at Isetan The Japan Store in Lot 10, Kuala Lumpur. The culinary team led by Chef Masaki Ara…

Heart of the Sea: FLOUR®

Heart of the Sea Degustation Menu:FLOUR®

Heart of the Sea: FLOUR® Words: Meg AlicePhotos: Monica Tindall & FLOUR® This is my second visit with Monica to FLOUR® in Kuala Lumpur, offering fine dining inspired by Indian culture and French techniques. We are invited back to try the Spring/Summer degust…

Anon KL

Anon KL – Private Dining Damansara Utama

Anon KL – Private Dining Damansara Utama Monica Tindall It’s rare to find a degustation menu priced below RM 500 in KL these days, so you can imagine our excitement to find Anon KL and its five-course menu for RM148 and three-course at RM98. What’s more, you can bring …

Japanese-European TTDI

Gesuto, Japanese-European Restaurant TTDI

Gesuto (Guest): Chef Mario’s Auteur Japanese-European Restaurant Words: Meg AlicePhotos: Monica Tindall & Supplied Gesuto is like an auteur film where the director is viewed as the dominant and singular vision for the creative force driving it. In this ca…