Gin Rik Sha: A Modern Indian Hidden Gem

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If you’ve never been to Gin Rik Sha, you should pay them a casual visit. This unassuming eatery seeks to bring to its patrons not a version of fusion Indian, but modern Indian cuisine, elevated dishes that we may know all too well. In addition to its quirky and interesting derived name from the beck and call of the rickshaw walla, the restaurant serves a number of stunningly delicious dishes from its Kerala prawn pizza to their simple yet delectable lentil risotto. Continue reading

Sabayon: The Legacy of a Dancing Dessert

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For those familiar with the Kuala Lumpur fine dining scene, the name Sabayon may be quite new, but make no mistake, this restaurant has its deep roots in the history of Kuala Lumpur. The spiritual successor to Swiss cuisine Chalet, Sabayon takes its namesake from their iconic dessert, complete with pomp and circumstance of folk singers. Now in 2020, we take a look at their latest incarnation, serving contemporary European, with a stunning skyline to match. Continue reading

Sassolino: Italian With A Twist

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Located on the corner of Star Boulevard KLCC sits Sassolino, an Italian restaurant with a twist. The eatery not only serves classic Italian fare, but with a touch of Mediterranean inspired by chef owner Giovanni Koromilas’ Greek heritage. From their deep-fried pizza to their spanakopita, a multilayered flaky pastry Greek spinach and feta tart, the simple dishes are some of the best classic dishes you’ll find in Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading

Beta Test Kitchen: Experimental Malaysian Flavours

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For those looking to make the best out of these times of austerity, Beta KL is creating one of the most affordable fine dining menus you can find in Kuala Lumpur. The menu in the test kitchen changes from week to week, using what is in season for a reason. With the set price at RM128, the dishes are still one of the better contemporary Malaysian restaurants that does not compromise on quality. Continue reading

Yun House: Contemporary Cantonese Fine Dining

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When it comes to Chinese fine dining, there are not many restaurants in Kuala Lumpur that can boast such a title, however, Yun House is just exactly that. The restaurant is located on the 5th floor of the Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur and served contemporary Cantonese cuisine, serving refined dishes, from dim sum to dessert. Continue reading

A Day At The Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur

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Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur is easily one of the most opulent hotels you will find in downtown Kuaal Lumpur. With a stunningly beautiful hotel in gold, metal and glass, the building’s simple but stylish façade conceals some of the most exquisite experiences you can find right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. From its iconic Cantonese fine dining Yun House to its multi award winning Bar Trigona, you will see why this jewel is perfect for any season. Continue reading

Bar Trigona: Life Cycle Of A Fruit

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Bar Trigona at the Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur has recently won Ketel One’s Sustainable Bar at the Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020, and they have continued in that stride with their latest menu, the Life Cycle Of A Fruit. The concept is simple, to completely utilise a fruit so that nothing goes to waste, not even the peels. Continue reading

World Cucumber Day: Charmaine Thio of Hendrick’s Gin

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For many people around the world, it must come as a curiosity why the slightly comical notion of World Cucumber Day even exists. This idiosyncratic day celebrated on the 14th of June every year was first invented by English horticulturists in 2011 to celebrate to mild flavoured vegetable and has been celebrated by Hendrick’s ever since. We speak to Charmaine Thio, SEA Regional Brand Ambassador for Hendrick’s Gin to find out a bit more about this quirky little day. Continue reading

Sean MacDonald of Est Restaurant

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If you have never heard of Chef Sean MacDonald, it is probably because you haven’t come across his beautiful plates on with the honour of being recently selected as one of the 16 Rising Talents for North America by The Art of Plating. His Toronto-based ēst Restaurant serves modern Canadian cuisine, and seeks to take you on a journey across the Canadian country. Continue reading

Din Hassan of Black Tears Dry Spiced

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Spiced rum is a type of rum that is usually made using dark rum, with additional flavour and you guessed it, spices. One of the most interesting quirk of spice rums is that they usually take on seafaring and adventurous names, and Black Tears Dry Spiced is no different. We sit down with Din Hassan, Brand Ambassador the brand to get to know a bit more about what spices make it so special and how we should use the spiced rum in a cocktail. Continue reading