Hot Beetroot Oatmeal

The Good Co, Christmas Menu, Vegetarian

Words: Heather Onderick  Photos: Monica Tindall If you are like me, you lose all self-control at Christmas. Plates covered in luscious cuts of foie gras, the spreads of stinky but melt-in-your-mouth soft cheeses and the mouthwatering nutty, chocolatey, appl…

Cafe 5, Waffles and Coffee, Pudu

Cafe 5, Belgian Liege Waffles & Coffee, Pudu

Monica Tindall Keeping things simple, Café 5 is named after its number on the street in Pudu. Surrounded by Chinese shop houses, mechanics and bric-a-brac stores, this corner café is a fun find, and THE place to visit in KL for the most delicious waffles in the cit…

The Prep Room, Sri Hartamas, Home Made Desserts

The Prep Room, Art Cafe, Sri Hartamas

Words: Patricia Podorsek    Photos: Monica Tindall Artistry is the first word that comes to mind when I think about our recent visit to The Prep Room. In this small cafe tucked into a quiet strip of Sri Hartamas, charcoal drawings line the ceiling, origami cra…

Coffee at Blaq Coffee Store

Blaq Coffee Store, Cafe and Coffee Retailer

Monica Tindall Moving from virtual to reality, the team behind the online coffee and brew equipment retailer, Bean Shipper, now has a physical space, Blaq Coffee Store. Encompassing both a retail section and a café this is great news for coffee lovers who want to …

Common Man Veggie Wonderland

Common Man Coffee Roasters, TTDI, Afternoon Tea

Monica Tindall Common Man Coffee Roasters in TTDI is a café that I often recommend to friends wanting a “damn good cup of coffee” and a good range of delicious food to match. Really, truly, the coffee here is superb and it takes very little persuasion to get me to […]


Upperhouse Kitchen & Dessert Bar, Bangsar

Monica Tindall Vowing to deliver “plated desserts, all things chocolate and hot food items that are reasonably priced,” it’s immediately clear that Upperhouse Kitchen & Dessert Bar in Bangsar is set to satisfy our sweet cravings and not leave too muc…

Super Awesome Bowl

The Daily Grind Ampang, Brunch & Dessert

Words: Shaun Humphries   Photos: Monica Tindall I’ve always felt that Sunday afternoons were made for relaxing, napping, and of course, eating – which just happen to be three things I excel at. On a recent visit to The Daily Grind in Ampang, I was happily …

Do’nut Worry Be Happy

Nara Kitchen & Co, Cafe in Uptown Damansara

Words: Louise Miller     Photos: Monica Tindall As we step over the threshold of Nara Kitchen & Co, we are immediately struck by a happy vibe! The place is buzzing with the throng of convivial chatter. Pretty pastel crepe fringes and circular fans adorn the …

BBQ Chicken Wrap

OURS Eatery, Healthy Cafe, Damansara City Mall

Words: Louise Miller     Photos: Monica Tindall ‘I’ll meet you at Ours.’ It has a nice ring to it doesn’t it? Something you might write in a whatsapp message or say on the phone to a loved one. It’s this sense of home and familiarity that Jackie Leong was […]