December 2018

KARA-Conceptual French Cuisine, Kota Damansara

KARA-Conceptual French Cuisine, Kota Damansara

Words: Monica Tindall Photos: Rich Callahan KARA, Conceptual French Cuisine in Kota Damansara, boasts to be more than just a restaurant with good food. Rather, the team here like to see the restaurant as a collaboration among artists. The artistry of the chef is m…

Joloko Bar & Restaurant KL

New Restaurant Openings KL 2018 – Top Seven

As we count down the final few days of 2018 I count up my blessings looking back over the year to note some of the highlights. 2018 has seen a flurry of new restaurant openings, especially towards the second half of the year. From fine dining to casual, local to […]

Bitter & Smoke - Bar Trigona

New Bars Kuala Lumpur 2018 – Top 16

As I look back over 2018 and give thanks for all of the wonderful gastronomic opportunities provided for me in Kuala Lumpur, I am darn impressed not only with the number of new restaurants opening their doors this past year but perhaps even more so by the growth of the […]

The Vegetarian Wake-Up

Best Brunches KL 2018 – Top Thirteen

Brunch just might be the favourite meal of us Yum Listers. Leisurely hours spent lingering over a mélange of delights, washing them down with a tipple or three and bottomless cups of coffee to go with – really, what is there not to like? KL has no shortage of places […]

Banyan Tree Bathtub

Spa & Beauty Treatments KL 2018 – Top Seven

The spa and beauty scene in Kuala Lumpur is on the rise and we’ve noticed a good number of medical facilities along with spas and salons investing in high-tech machines and/ or organic, natural products to meet the beauty needs of clients. Treatments are becomin…

The Lido Rooftop Bar KL

The Lido Rooftop Bar, Alila Hotel, Bangsar

Monica Tindall I think views and cocktails are the perfect kick-offs to the weekend and so it is we find ourselves at The Lido Rooftop Bar, the latest in Alila Hotel’s food and beverage offerings. With stellar vistas of the sinking sun on one side and the lights twi…