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Sunday Brunch Soleil DC Mall

Soleil, DC Mall, French Sunday Brunch

Words: Patricia Podorsek           Photos: Monica Tindall When I think of celebrities I tend to conjure up the likes of talented athletes like David Beckham or talented actors like Nicole Kidman, but not often talented chefs. Yet recently, FirstClass…

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Svago, Spanish Italian Restaurant, KLCC

Words: Linnea Welker      Photos: Monica Tindall We arrived at Svago on a lovely sunny afternoon to be greeted by Spanish Chef Basilio and Svago’s friendly servers. Chef Basilio’s passion for his new menu was clear as he enthusiastically described the e…

Sapore Spanish Italian Restaurant Ampang

Sapore, Ampang, Spanish & Italian Restaurant

Words: Heather Onderick Photos: Monica Tindall Those of you romance language connoisseurs will know that the word Sapore means flavor in Italian.  A recent lunch at Sapore uncovered a bouquet of fresh flavors across a diverse menu offering hot tapas, cold tap…

Baked Sea Bass

Nero Nero, California Italian, DC Mall

Words: R. Koret   Photos: Monica Tindall The arrival of a new international chef is always intriguing. How will he make his mark? What changes will he introduce to the menu? How quickly will his impact be felt? So it was with considerable excitement that Monica an…

Mango Tatin

Cocott’, Casual French Restaurant, TTDI

Words: Margaret Elizabeth    Photos: Monica Tindall Stepping into Cocott’ my first words to Monica and Caning were, “Wow!” The restaurant glows with natural light from two glass walls, one of which leads to a covered terrace. As late afternoon turned …