Ramen quest – first stop, Ken Shin-Ryu Ramen

Ramen quest – first stop, Ken Shin-Ryu Ramen

Given the buzz about the new ramen joint in town and how the chef is Sapporo-born chef Kita Koichi trained under the late Kawana-san who ran Kiori-tei in Shibuya, I had to try Ken Shin-Ryu for myself to see if it was worth the hype. If 

Flirting with Italy at The CKT Supperclub

Flirting with Italy at The CKT Supperclub

Chef Andy Choy (Chateau Dionne) said the theme for The CKT Supper club this month was ‘Italy’ and not Italian, otherwise we would be better off at a true blue Italian resto. He’s being honest, and frankly, it did feel more like Malaysian fusion with 

Ramadan delights at Citarasa Nipah

Ramadan delights at Citarasa Nipah

It’s that time of the year when you get extra strong cravings for rendang and other Malaysian favourites. Give the cook at home a break and gather the family for a Ramadan buffet feast at Citarasa Nipah in EQ, KL. Featuring classic kampung dishes prepared 

Spanish vibes at Tifa Modern European

Spanish vibes at Tifa Modern European

No prizes for guessing what Tifa Modern European bar and restaurant is all about – but of course, it adopts a modern take in both its decor and cuisine. Tifa, in Latin, means 3, which reflects the number of partners helming the resto, with one 

Flying high at The Crane KL

Flying high at The Crane KL

What was once the prominent Selangor Grocers’ Guild headquarters on Jalan Sultan, KL has been given a new lease of life and remodeled into The Crane KL, a gorgeous restaurant and bar that has successfully fused elements of the old world with modern-day sensibilities in 

The CKT Supperclub presents Taiwan with a twist

The CKT Supperclub presents Taiwan with a twist

Underground supper clubs hint at exclusivity, immersive culinary experiences and no holds barred as chefs explore new dishes and put their creativity to the test. It is exactly this premise that attracted chef Andy Choy to the idea of starting The CKT Supperclub. CKT, btw, 

Fancy French at Muse by Gest

Fancy French at Muse by Gest

A bit late to the party but made a point to drop by Muse by Gest last week as I heard many good things. Opened in Nov last year, Muse is helmed by chef Chin Jin Fah who owns well-known Chinese resto Extra Super Tanker. 

Jun’s courageous Bowls of Steel

Jun’s courageous Bowls of Steel

Long before he became the god of noodles, Jun Chan was a mechanical engineer who couldn’t even cook rice to save his life when he was studying in America. But his grandmother, the amazing cook that he remembers, honed his taste buds for good food 

Elegant cuisine at Loo Loo Casual Dining

Elegant cuisine at Loo Loo Casual Dining

Discovered this gem of a place when looking for a place to celebrate Su’s birthday. Loo Loo Casual Dining aims to do away with fancy decor, pretty facade and fake promises, and just letting the food speak for itself. Apart from a ruby red curtain 

Sou taken up by omakase

Sou taken up by omakase

So many new omakase restaurants are popping up these days that I can’t keep track. Did you know that ‘Omakase’ means ‘I’ll leave it to you’?  Decided to an older establishment instead, a few months’ ago. Sou Omakase Dining has been around for 6 years,