Drinking tea at Tea & Tattle is truly a sophisticated experience – where teas come with a dainty sand timer that indicates how much time you must endure before you can take in a sip of warmth. Tea is the main focus here, served in an uncluttered environment. Continue reading
Last week, Cristallo Di Luna in Pacific Regency Hotel Suites launched an all new menu, comprising of western classics with a Malaysian twist in some of the dishes. The launch included a total of 18 delectable dishes and it was food galore time for me to try out what’s new and cooking, while enjoying the glimmering KL city at night from the 34 th floor. Continue reading
With the addition of Nadia Sugar & Spice located in De Garden, there is now a chic halal cafe to hang out in Ipoh. A mixture of Malay food and western food are served here.
When I first drove past the Tea Bones Cafe on Hugh Low Street, I thought it was “T Bones” and immediately linked it to a steak house. When I walked into the cafe, it was very oriental with a strong scent of Chinese herbs, and obviously no sizzling steak is going to be served. It was till I saw the menu with bak kut teh, drunken chicken, I realized it is “Tea Bones” and it is a literal translation from the two very crucial ingredients of tea (“teh”) and bones (“kut”). Continue reading
Cafe Pronto in the Old Town area of Ipoh is pretty eye-catching with its Tiffany blue facade, aligned plants, wooden signboard and wooden fences. It’s located directly across from the Happy 8 Cafe – looks like competition among cafes in the old town area is getting steeper and steeper. Continue reading
The El Negra Distro & Studio is a cafe that will make Ipoh night owls happy as it observes a different opening hours from standard cafe timing, closing at either 1 am or 12 am depending on which day of the week. Continue reading
I discovered a quaint little cafe – the Bougainvillea City Cafe that serves fine food made with passion and originality by a young chef that was trained at Le Cordon Bleu. Continue reading
The Sabah Tea has made its way from the highlands of Borneo to Ipoh. With the opening of STG Tea House Cafe in Ipoh, now we can enjoy organic and pesticide-free tea in a pristine white mansion surrounded by cooling shades of trees. Continue reading
We totally pigged out at “Wai Po Jia”, or The Grandma’s House Restaurant (Hubin branch) in Hangzhou – appetizers, main dishes and desserts – we had everything. Wai Po Jia is a big chain restaurant in China with 40+ outlets in Hangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai and more, serving typical Hangzhou cuisine and some of their own creations. The restaurant is very popular because food is good and at a bargain price too. Continue reading
Cafe Cross-Legged in Kota Damansara, PJ, is a fusion cafe, serving original recipes with a twist and with a thought for the health conscious. Starting with my favorite dish, the smoke chicken rice is not your usual gingery, soy sauce Hainanese chicken rice, but it is succulent chicken breast smoked to tender with a uniqe woody taste topped with a dash of black pepper. The rice is a bit of a surprise as it is fluffy and fragrant with mixed herbs.