Gastro News

i eat music rocked Coffee Bean Sri Hartamas!

by The News Team, on Mon, January 12, 2009 - 9:22:10 PM, 0 comment
News
For those of you who did not make it to our event on Saturday the 10th, let us just tell you- it was awesome! We'd like to thank our sponsors from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, EpiCentre (Apple Premium Reseller), Yola Chocolates, New Man Magazine and 12 RECORDS supporting the event. Coffee Bean was kind enough to provide the venue and we had merchandise and prizes from EpiCentre, Pavillion, Yola Chocolates and New Man Magazine. Sound equipment was by 12 RECORDS and their system rocked Coffee Bean for the entire night!


Look how chilled the place is. We had great audience participation. Everyone was clapping and laughing at the jokes.

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Gastro News

Rasta TTDI now have breakfast on the weekends

by The News Team, on Mon, January 12, 2009 - 7:25:18 PM, 0 comment
News
Popular eating spot, Rasta that now lies near the Taman Tun Pencala Link exit has started serving breakfast on weekend mornings. At the moment there's just one stall open which is Nasi Lemak Ibu that serves nasi lemak with killer daging dendeng and some pretty good lontong.

Nothing like spicy daging dendeng in the morning

We've often wondered why there's no breakfast here because it seems like the perfct spot to read your weekend funnies, chill out and enjoy the sweet morning breezes that wafts into the food area. And now they've started! Huzzah! Nasi Lemak Ibu starts serving from 7am to about 1030am on Saturdays and Sundays. We definitely hope to see a few more stalls opening up in the morning. In the meantime you can enjoy…  Continue reading »

Where To Eat

Sangeetha Vegetarian Restaurant

by The Foodster, on Mon, January 12, 2009
Indian

"Have a 'gulab split', kulfi, gulab jamun and everything nice"

The thing about Indian sweets and desserts is that it's incredibly sweet. It competes head to head with Arabic sweets for 'Death by Sweetness'. Sweet, sweet, sweet and then a milky, spicy note that makes it slightly confounding for those who don't particularly appreciate things like cardamom in their desserts.

I am one of those people who love her curries and ghee laden breads but shy away from the psychedelic rows of temple hued desserts in Indian eateries. And then I met the kesari at Sangeetha. I've tried this before I found it a little weird, like it can't decide whether to be a pudding or a savoury snack. However... the kesari here is something else. It's wonderfully subtle with a perfect balance of sweetness and spiciness. It looks like a clump of delicate fish roe with a texture of rice pudding but the moment you put that first spoonful in your mouth, the complex flavours will take you aback like a sudden beautiful face in a sea of people. Incidentally kesari is basically a semolina dessert cooked in ghee and coconut milk.   More »

Gastro News

i eat music + VIMA Special is TODAY!

by The News Team, on Sat, January 10, 2009 - 4:56:15 PM, 0 comment
Events
The gig is ON fellas! Come to Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Sri Hartamas (near the Fire Station) today for some coffee and music served unplugged! It's starts from 5pm onwards! Stand a chance to win an IPOD NANO (Yup, the latest one... very coooooollll!!!) and other interesting prizes.We'd like to thank our sponsors Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, EpiCentre (Apple), Yola Chocolates & Twelve Records for sponsoring this event. Not to mention a special thanks to VIMA & Voize!

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Food Articles

Foodsters’ Favourite 50

by The Foodster, on Fri, January 09, 2009
Special Feature
This past year has indeed been an eventful year for us at Foodster Central. Oh there are many, many things on our favourite list but our Editor says that we can only choose 50! All the delicious makan places, all the cool kitchen gadgets, all the great foodie stuff to tell you guys.. 50 only? Sigh... Anyway, here are the categories we divided them into…   More »

Gastro News

Win an iPOD NANO! EpiCentre co-sponsors iem + vima event!

by The News Team, on Thu, January 08, 2009 - 7:55:42 PM, 0 comment
News
Fans of the local indie scene can win an iPod from Apple sponsored by EpiCentre during the iem + VIMA special event. Everything's all set for this event with confirmed performances by Rashdan Harith, Altimet, Rendra and Estrella. In between the acoustic sessions there will be trivia quizzes, the Coffee Bean Brain Freeze Challenge, Song on the Spot competitions and ending with a Lucky Draw. So make your way this Saturday, the 10th to Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Sri Hartamas. Event starts from 5pm onwards. Come early to get 1+1 drinks promotion, goodie bags and seats for the event.

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Food Articles

Making Friands

by Aida Azizuddin, on Wed, January 07, 2009
Chef-In-Residence
The other day I was counting out my friand dishes and was shocked to discover I had over 30 of them! Though my family and I have always been a fan of cupcakes (we serve it every Raya long before it became a fad), in recent years I’ve grown to love friands just as much. To digress I like my cupcakes petit, two bites at the most and light and fluffy.…   More »

     
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