Best of the month in KL


Bref by Darren Chin, New Restaurant TTDI

Exploring joy and happiness in food Words: Claire Matheson Photos: Monica Tindall Darren Chin’s latest venture is something wholly unexpected. The man behind one of Kuala Lumpur’s most celebrated dining experiences, DC Restaurant at TTDI, is known for hi…

VCR Bangsar Cafe

VCR Bangsar, Good Coffee Good Vibes

Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan Since VCR first opened in Pudu six years back, they have done nothing but grow from strength to strength. Opening a second outlet in Bangsar and increasing in-house production to “just about everything” (bread, c…

Poached Eggs Avo Nathalie Gourmet Studio, Brunch Publika

Nathalie Gourmet Studio, Brunch Publika

Words: Patricia Podorsek Photos: Monica Tindall I don’t know about you, but even as much as we tend to romanticize the freedom and glory days of childhood, I know that I spent far too much of mine watching television. One of the shows I can remember watching was a ga…

Grilled Harvest Fish Saikyo Miso

Zipangu, Four Hands Experience, Shangri-La KL

Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan To many epicureans, French and Japanese are two of the finest cuisines in the world. This week, the team at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur take culinary masters in each of these fields to create an unforgettable dining experi…

Coca Restaurant BSC

Coca Restaurant BSC, Thai Hot Pot

Words: Craig J Selby & Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan New to the KL foodie-scene, especially for Thai food lovers, is Coca at Bangsar Shopping Centre. Owner Jannio, together with his wife, had fond memories of the Coca franchise from their dating days, …

View from Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Expats in Kuala Lumpur – Top Ten Tips

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.  […]