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The China Bar KL, New Cocktail Bar at TREC KL

Words: Alison Brand   Photos: Monica Tindall Entering the world of The China Bar KL is like venturing into old East meets new East, with a large pinch of the Subcontinent and Malay Peninsula thrown in for excellent taste and good measure. If you are in the market …

Derek Smith, Saffron Coffee, Luang Prabang

Derek Smith, Saffron Coffee, Luang Prabang

What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I work for Saffron Coffee – a crop to cup coffee company in Luang Prabang, northern Laos. I am the general manager of our Espresso, Brew Bar, and Roastery on the Mekong River and I have a few […]

Chicken Pesto Sandwich

Der Backmeister, German Bakery, TTDI

Monica Tindall Known for selling the best and widest selection of European style breads in Kuala Lumpur and some hearty sit-down meals, Der Backmeister German Bakery has become a go-to spot for lingering weekend brekkies and a weekly stop for picking up bread and …

The Pool

Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara, Staycation KL

Monica Tindall Newly opened and well-located, Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara is poised as an excellent choice of stay for business travelers but too makes a great weekend staycation for KL residents. The stylish digs of a suite at the hotel is our home for the week…

Just So You Can Glo

glo Laser Centres, Fast and Effective Facials

Monica Tindall I’ve had no less than five people compliment my skin in the last couple of days. “Monica, you have beautiful skin.” “Mon, your skin is flawless.” “How do you maintain such a glow?” I’m not bragging here, my skin “glo” is not all m…

Sweet Santa

Nobu KL, Christmas and New Year Menus

Words Margaret Elizabeth    Photos Monica Tindall Nobu is Nobu and always absolutely bang on point for excellence, inventiveness and value. I highly recommend each of the festive menus that Executive Chef Philip Leong and team, of Nobu Kuala Lumpur has desig…