O Cafe (2号小厨) is located in Canning Garden, featuring Hakka cuisine that has captured our hearts. It has a signboard, but not exactly strategically placed as it is placed on the floor. The only thing prominent about the cafe is the big “2” on the facade, which would be the best thing to note if you are looking for the cafe. Continue reading
Well known for their unique levitation pre-wedding photography, Valentino Bridal House has also ventured into cafe business. Glamorous in seductive red and opulent black, the candle-lit cafe with its lovey dovey music in the background and the occasional live piano music will undoubtedly bring two hearts closer. There aren’t a whole lot of items on the menu but food is exquisite with contemporary plating. If you happen to be doing a bridal shoot there, visit the cafe afterwards and not before, or otherwise you won’t be able to “levitate” ! Continue reading
So another coffee specialist cafe – The Ficca’s Cafe, has opened in Ipoh. The vast range of coffees such as balancing coffee, liqueur coffee, single origin coffee and Turkish coffee should satisfy any coffee aficionado. Continue reading
If you are an Ipohan, you’ve probably come across “Gomok” at the corner shoplot while roaming about in new town. Gomok has a round chubby dude as its mascot and oh dear does that mean that we will become “gemuk”(fat) after eating at Gomok? Gemuk or not, Gomok is a fun addition to the handful of halal cafes in Ipoh, serving Malay and Western cuisine.
Food & Desire serves some out-of-the-norm creations on top of the typical cafe menu we see in Ipoh, such as porky fries, cereal killer, chocolate fondue and Penang white laksa to name a few. It’s all porkilicious too with a good amount of items dedicated to pork, pork and pork, good for those that are looking for a little oink oink.
The Milk House Cafe on top of serving cafe food, it also serves a rarity – fresh milk, delivered daily from the origin of production. It is located in a long, narrow stretch of space between two buildings, maximizing the space which is barely 2 meters wide.
Dining at Marini’s on 57 is an iconic experience where you indulge in Italian food prepped by Chef Marini while the shimmer from the Petronas Towers shines upon you. We were pampered right from the moment that we were received at the reception on the ground floor. The crew ushered us to the elevator and a sense of mystery bestowed upon us when two elevator changes were involved along the way. Continue reading
Hobo @ Ganlee & Co definitely belongs to the category of cafes that will instantly start an instagram frenzy the moment you enter. The shoplot previously occupied by the Chinese company Gan Lee & Co on Brewster Road is now hip & chic with old biscuit tins and popping colors. Continue reading
The quintessential Bohemian Two Marys Restaurant (or U Dwau Maryi) is housed in an ancient building with two original murals that date back to the 1700’s. The restaurant is aptly named after the two murals which depict Virgin Mary, painted on the walls for protection.
Eating Korean barbecue may not be the same again at Palsaik KoreanBBQ Restaurant in Solaris Mont Kiara. “Palsaik” means “8 colors” in Korean and it focuses on color therapy whereby the nutritional values of food can be decoded by its color. And indeed 8 flavors of pork belly are available, with 8 kinds of marinades representing 8 different colors. Palsaik’s menu is really simple with three sets to choose from: Continue reading