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Top Ten Tips for Expats in KL

Top Ten Tips for Expats in Kuala Lumpur

Monica Tindall Every year a new batch of expats make KL their home. This list is designed to help get you settled and quickly make the most of some of what this vibrant city has to offer. Below I highlight my: Top Ten Tips for Expats in Kuala Lumpur 1. […]

Lebanese Mezze

Byblos Lebanese Restaurant, TREC KL

Words: Claire Matheson    Photos: Monica Tindall Hummus Where the Heart Is – An Infatuation with Lebanese Cuisine Why is it that Mediterranean cuisines always produce the very best comfort foods? Rich in flavour with the simplicity of wholesome, fres…

Flavours of Mexico

Flavours of Mexico IV, Culinary Celebration, KL

In celebration of the launch of the fourth Flavours of Mexico event in Malaysia, friends of the Embassy of Mexico and Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur got a teaser last night of what is to be found around the city over the next few days. Mexican guest chef, Manuel Bernal, in …

Tut's Egyptian Eatery 1 Utama

Tut’s Egyptian Eatery, One Utama, TTDI

Monica Tindall I have to admit that I don’t know a lot about Egyptian food – enough to know better than to lump it altogether under the one theme “Arabic,” but not enough to name a single traditional dish. I can see, though, that’s all about to change with to…

Lei Cha

Medifoods Lifestyle Cafe, Healthy Food, TTDI

Words: Chris Moore    Photos: Monica Tindall All-natural and organic vegetarian cuisine would normally sound as appealing to me as nails being dragged down a chalkboard. Now, that’s not to say I haven’t had my share of delicious and appetizing meatless…

Paradox Coffee Roasters

Healthy Cafes on the Gold Coast, Queensland

Monica Tindall In my mind, there are two sets of people on the Gold Coast: those who drink, party and think hot chips are the be all and end all of good food; and those who exercise, meditate and care about what goes into their bodies. And then perhaps, there […]

Chef Iker Fernandez

Interview with Chef Iker Fernandez, SPASSO, KL

What do you do and how did you get into the industry?  As the Sous Chef of SPASSO Restaurant & Bar in MyTOWN Shopping Mall, my role is the menu creation for the opening, kitchen team training and development and preparation of food with our hearts. I was born and […]

Arteastry High Tea

Arteastry High Tea, Element Kuala Lumpur

Monica Tindall Perfectly in line with Element Kuala Lumpur’s art infused setting, their “Arteastry – Art. Tea. Pastry,” is the MOST UNIQUE AFTERNOON TEA we’ve come across in the city. If you’ve yet to visit Trace Restaurant and Bar in the newly o…

The Bubbly Claire

P&C Cocktail Bar, Hidden Bar, Sri Hartamas

Words: Claire Matheson  Photos: Monica Tindall The Ultimate Bespoke Cocktails from P&C Cocktail Bar The problem with going to great restaurants and cocktail bars is being faced with too many choices. I like to think of myself as a naturally adventurous pe…

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…