Sapa Rooms Boutique Hotel, Sapa, Vietnam

Finding great food in Sapa was difficult. I found most places we tried at best bland. Sapa Rooms Boutique Hotel however does have a reasonable menu. Not everything on it is extremely tasty but there are a few staples that are worth coming for. Homemade yoghurt with f…

Orient 8 at the Mulia Hotel, Jakarta

Sunday brunch at this exquisite French restaurant is a must for anyone in Jakarta. The food is divine and the attention to detail is second to none. The French chef likes to surprise his guests with specially prepared items which are not on the menu. The staff are a de…

Indigenous, Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam

I’m not a wild fan of Vietnamese coffee. It’s sold on every street corner, advertised in every guide as the thing to do in Vietnam and tourists buy it by the bucket load but I’ve never caught on to the mania. Believe me I’ve tried… eve…

Highway 4, Hanoi, Vietnam

Highway 4 might not be the place to come to drink every week if you live in Hanoi, but if you’re a visitor, this bar and restaurant should definitely be on your hit list. Three stories of bar and restaurant with a variety of seating sees both locals and foreigner…

La Risata, Ampang, Malaysia

Can it be true? Does the food really taste better when the ambience is nicer? I’ve been patronizing this restaurant in Ampang for years for its convenience to home and decent meals. For some reason though, after last year’s renovation each time I go ba…

Jarrod & Rawlins, Ampang, Malaysia

Jarrod & Rawlins, most definitely non-halal, serving a small but good selection of wines and gourmet sausages is a great place to satisfy your pork and liquor cravings. Their deli offers a quality choice of cheeses, charcuterie and antipasti. Hubby can&#82…

The Apartment, KLCC, Malaysia

That magical hour when daylight fades and night begins is the perfect time to visit The Apartment at KLCC Suria. If you’re just a few and don’t mind the heat there is a small balcony upstairs overlooking the KLCC water fountains and park. If you need the …