"Not just a hipster cafe.."
With so many new cafes sprouting in the Klang Valley, it’s hard to differentiate one from the other. Yes, it’s a given, all of them offer great coffee but food wise, not many serve dishes that goes beyond the boring quiches and sandwiches. Fortunately, the good folks at Bandits Coffee Bar in Bukit Damansara are an exception, flexing their culinary creativity further than the usual latte art, with a menu displaying dishes that are both wholesome and tasty.
"The flavours of Bangkok on a plate.."
Let's get this straight: KL has no shortage of Thai restaurants, nuh-uh. Everywhere you look you'll see some variation of a Thai restaurant. High end, mid-end, your neighbourhood kedai tom yum. To put it simply, if you want Thai food (or a slightly bastardized version of it), then you're not short of choice. But if I have to give an award to most Thai-sounding, it'll go to Pormtip Thai Restaurant at Bandar Sri Permaisuri.
"Delectable treats at not-so-KL prices.."
I have to admit I have a sweet tooth. Even after a big meal or chicken or pasta or nasi campur or whatever, I'm always hankering for something creamy and sweet and luscious. So it's no surprise that I'm constantly on the lookout for a dessert spot in KL. Even if it's just for ice cream.Thankfully KL is loaded with good places to indulge in my sweet tooth. I found one tucked away right in busy Pandan Indah: Fougasse Boulangerie & Patisserie. More »
"Pulut Kuning - the golden rice of Malaysia..."
Looking for something different for breakfast? Wrapped up in fragrant banana leaf, bright yellow and steamed to perfection, Kak Ana’s Pulut Kuning is a dish that is a great alternative to the usual nasi lemak. Coming from a long line of Kelantanese cooks, it was only natural that Kak Ana decided to continue the family tradition. About 18 years ago, she decided to set up a stall in Taman Tun...
"Unleash the carnivore in you."
There is only one reason as to why you would come to Samba Brazilian Steakhouse. MEAT. Lots of meat. All the meat you can eat.
This place is definitely for the carnivore in all of us. It'll set off your most primal senses and instincts, cause you to savour every morsel of flame roasted meat like never before. This place, is carnivore heaven. More »
"It's got to be The Morning After.."
It is the age of the hip (and hipster) cafe and The Morning After is another in a long line of hip (and hipster) cafes. Thankfully, it's one of the places that has had some effort and thought put into the menu. Yes, they have coffees and teas galore but this trendy cafe is one that you'd come to not just for coffee.... but for the food. More »
"Creamy smooth and cool!"
Ice cream parlours were few and far in between few years back, but take a look any urban centre nowadays and you're bound to see a few. It runs the whole gamut too: smooth gelatos, luscious full fat ice creams to many flavours of frozen yogurt. There's something for everyone out there. So here's one more: Softserv Ice Cream and Dessert Bar in Uptown Damansara. More »