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Joloko Valentine’s Day Menu

Joloko Valentine’s Day Menu, Romance in KL

Words: Patricia Podorsek Photos: Richard Callahan Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays which can bring out the best and worst in both romanticism and opportunity. Thinking about the theme of love as a possible start to this article, my favorite love song co…

The Establishment - Secret Club in Publika

The Establishment – Secret Club in Publika

Words: Jessica Stagg Photos: Rich Callahan Everyone loves having a secret spot. Be it knowing where to find the best nasi lemak in town, or knowing a luxe hideaway to enjoy with your closest friends. Hidden away amongst the maze of Publika, is a place that combines b…


AWAY Spa, W Kuala Lumpur, New Luxury Spa KL

Monica Tindall Detox. Retox. Repeat. AWAY Spa – “Where the whirlwind of W winds down.” I’m not only excited about the opening of the hotel W Kuala Lumpur but also the opening of their signature AWAY Spa. Having had unique and positive experiences with the b…

New Dining Concept at The Library Ritz-Carlton KL

New Dining Concept at The Library, Ritz KL

Monica Tindall One of Malaysia’s most beloved chefs, Wai Look Chow, most renowned for his work with YTL and Pangkor Laut Resort’s signature restaurant Fisherman’s Cove, recently joined forces with Austrian chef, Johann Lafer of Michelin-starred resta…

Rice Bar Angsana Lang Co

Rice Bar, Angsana Lăng Cô Resort Vietnam

Monica Tindall Rice Bar, as the name suggests, treats rice as the Holy Grail with not only sushi and a number of other Japanese rice dishes composing a compact menu, but too a whole list of rice-based beverages featuring the well-known Japanese sake and the lesser-…

Chris Chung Beta KL

Chris Chung, Chef Bartender at Beta KL

Chris Chung, bartender at Beta KL, shares with The Yum List how he shifted from the kitchen to the bar and some funny stories along the way. What do you do and how did you get into the industry? When I was young in primary school, I liked to eat […]

Sushi Hibiki, Four Seasons Place KL

Sushi Hibiki, Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur

Monica Tindall You not only have to have quite a bit of confidence in your technique as a chef but you must also have an engaging personality to pull off an intimate chef’s table with a small group of discerning guests. Limited to nine seats with diners separated fr…

Azerai La Residence, Hue, Vietnam

Azerai La Residence Hue, Where To Stay Hue

Monica Tindall I’m only just out of Da Nang airport (fresh off a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur) and the sightseeing has already begun on the way to Azerai La Residence, Hue. My driver Haong gives me a choice of taking the 6km tunnel or the 22km Hải Vân Pass. […]

CNY 2019 Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Chinese New Year KL 2019 – What’s On

Gee, it seems the Solar New Year is just over and now the Lunar New Year is upon us. Whether you stay at home or eat out, CNY in Kuala Lumpur is guaranteed to be a period of delicious festive gatherings. Here’s a roundup of what’s happening in Kuala Lumpur […]