At last, truly authentic Flavors of Mexico

At last, truly authentic Flavors of Mexico

My latest obsession – a hidden gem in Plaza Damas KL called Beszz Cafe. This is probably the only authentic Mexican resto in KL, if not Malaysia. Mexican chef Ivan Chavarria Hernandez has made it his mission to share his Mexican heritage food and educate 

Pigging out at El Cerdo

Pigging out at El Cerdo

If someone breaks a plate, I’m startled at the crash. At El Cerdo, it’s done puposely when someone orders the house specialty, but every time a plate breaks, I still jump a bit.  El Cerdo is known for its piggy dishes, so it was interesting 

Wine and dine on nyonya and Chinese accents at DS Wine

Wine and dine on nyonya and Chinese accents at DS Wine

It was instant reconnection with chef Julia Ung as we shared food stories and nyonya history at her latest abode DS Wine. Together with chef Onion, they make up Jung & Co, taking care of the food aspect at wine bar DS Wine. We had 

Fresh off the hotplate of Teppan Maru-Take

Fresh off the hotplate of Teppan Maru-Take

Teppan Maru-Take is located deep, deep inside Seibu department store in TRX KL. In fact, I had no idea there were so many Japanese eateries inside, including a small omakase dining corner. It makes sense that Teppan Maru-Take, an offshoot of Okonomi in Pavilion KL, 

Souffle, pasta and so much more at Marco Creative Cuisine

Souffle, pasta and so much more at Marco Creative Cuisine

It’s been years since I’ve been to Marco Creative Cuisine. Back then, it was known as MM French Cafe (which stood for Miam Miam in French, meaning yummy). Lots have changed since but the famous souffle which made a sensation when it first came out, 

Tex Mex at Fatfire

Tex Mex at Fatfire

Fatfire in Lalaport KL razes in with its own take on Tex Mex offering tacos, fajitas, fish and fries, burgers and such. It’s also probably one of the cheapest cocktails in town, offering 3 drinks for RM70.  Mains like Moo-tiful Beef Burger was pretty good, 

Chicken rice hits differently at Khao Man Gai

Chicken rice hits differently at Khao Man Gai

There was already a long queue outside at Khao Man Gai at 11am, but it moved fast. Took us about 20 minutes to get a table, which is pretty good, considering the crowd and small space. This place is new but obviously foodies are already 

Premium food awaits at New Harvest

Premium food awaits at New Harvest

Who’d knew all the way in Klang town there’d be a resto famed for its premium dishes? New Harvest Restaurant in Klang offers classic fine Cantonese cuisine by chef Simon Lee. Having been around for 21 years, we’re obviously late to the party but better late 

Going the full Aliyaa Sri Lankan experience

Going the full Aliyaa Sri Lankan experience

One cuisine I don’t get to eat often enough is Sri Lankan food. For a great introduction to Sri Lankan cuisine, the full Aliyaa experience is highly recommended by chef Siva, comprising a set of tasting dishes of the following: Crab samosa; Atukkal rasam; Fish 

Topshelf offers French with Asian flair

Topshelf offers French with Asian flair

Topshelf proves why it’s still one of the top places for fine dining in KL after 12 years, with its exquisite dishes courtesy of chef Chris Yee. Haven’t been there for years, and now it’s expanded and renovated to encompass a much bigger space, including