Malaysia

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Malaysia is known as one of the most hospitable countries in the world, with an amalgamation of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Peranakan, and Eurasians on Peninsular Malaysia, as well as Kadazandusun, Iban and a plethora of other indigenous tribes, you can see why this multicultural society is a country to visit. From our Malaysian Food Guides, Malaysian Bar Guides and well as Malaysian Travel Guides, you can tickle your fancy for the adventurous at heart.


“Every time I come to Malaysia there’s one thing I gotta have…laksa!”

— Anthony Bourdain


Ipoh | Kuala Lumpur | Penang


JungleBird: The Bird Is The Word

JungleBird: The Bird Is The Word

If you live in Kuala Lumpur and have never heard of JungleBird, then you really need to visit. The eponymous rum bar is named after Malaysia’s only national cocktail, a rum and Campari concoction originally concocted at the original Aviary Bar at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur in 1973. By consistently placing at the Asia’s 50 Best Bars, you can see why they’re known for not only for their collection of some of the most outstanding rums, but having a home away from home hospitality, as well as a newfound delivery service to match. Continue reading →
Classing It Up at Three X Co

Classing It Up at Three X Co

Located within Bangsar Shopping Centre sits Three X Co, one of the best speakeasies in Kuala Lumpur. The prohibition-styled bar is serves twists on classics with an eastern touch, with many of their signature drinks looking quite familiar if you’ve grown up in Malaysia. From their delicious Penang nutmeg juice influenced Balik Pulau to their ginseng herbal tea inspired Eastern Poem, there is something for everyone, and that’s not even considering their amazing classics. But the latest conditions have caused businesses to change, and that's where home deliveries come to save the day. Continue reading →
Best Bars in Kuala Lumpur 2019

Best Bars in Kuala Lumpur 2019

In recent years Kuala Lumpur has started to become more and more well known for its cocktail scene. With cocktail bars constantly popping up around the city, one thing is clear, that it is no longer difficult to find a good drink. Whether you're looking for a mezcal negroni or the Malaysian native junglebird, there is always something for everyone. From Chinatown to the outskirts of Taman Tun, the creativity of these bars continue to astound. Continue reading →
Sakura Den

Sakura Den

Located on the edge of Old Klang Road sits a quiet little bar, with a theme that is quite simple yet elegant, Sakura Den. This Japanese sake cocktail bar seeks to do one thing, to serve high quality Asian spirits blended with great local ingredients. With a menu focusing on traditional Asian health remedies to their Cocktail’s Creed programme, you need to see why you should take your horse to the Old Klang Road. Continue reading →
Wolf Blass and the Michelin Guide at Ember Modern Bistro

Wolf Blass and the Michelin Guide at Ember Modern Bistro

White wines with fish or poultry, red wines with red meats. These are commonly held notions when it comes to food and wine pairings. This is why Wolf Blass Wines has sought to do something quite different, by reinventing what we think we know about these basic rules of degustation. This latest collaboration seeks for the patron to “Find Your Flavour” at Ember Modern Bistro. Continue reading →
Travel Guide: Things To Do in Cameron Highlands

Travel Guide: Things To Do in Cameron Highlands

The Cameron Highlands is a popular summer retreat in Malaysia, drawing locals and visitors alike with its substantially cooler climate. It has quite a number of different attractions to visit, which means you’ll definitely find something that aligns with your interests. For instance, there are countless hiking trails for nature lovers to explore, as well as a memorabilia museum that’s perfect for history buffs. If you’re more of a foodie, though, you’re in for a real treat, as there’s no shortage of phenomenal dining options in the Cameron Highlands. Curious? Book a Cameron Highlands tour package today so you can eat your way through our list of tried and tested establishments. Continue reading →
Malaysian Memories: Cocktails inspired by our childhood

Malaysian Memories: Cocktails inspired by our childhood

Malaysia celebrates their Independence Day from the British on the 31st of August, and this year we take a look at some of the tastiest cocktails around Kuala Lumpur celebrating the Malaysian memory. Most of the cocktails on this list are here because of its impact it has on our memory as Malaysians, but this list is honestly not exhaustive as there are so many good ones we could not list them all. Continue reading →
DC Restaurant x Jeff’s Cellar x Être Patisserie

DC Restaurant x Jeff’s Cellar x Être Patisserie

Darren Chin of DC Restaurant need no further introduction when it comes to the fine dining scene in Malaysia, and his latest collaboration sees six hands working together with Chef Lee Choon Boon of Jeff’s Cellar and Chef Ann Lee of Être Patisserie at the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat. This collaboration features a black box of local ingredients showcasing what modern Malaysian cuisine really is. From the local caviar served on crab ice cream to the local rabbit consommé, the cerebral approach to the dishes really make you think. Continue reading →
Enfin by James Won

Enfin by James Won

Located within Menara Hap Seng sits contemporary French fine dining restaurant Enfin by James Won. The reputed Krug Ambassador, although French and Japanese trained, has further elevated his cuisine by going back to his Malaysian roots, taking some of the best local ingredients and interpreting them in a modern setting. The latest menu takes us on a gastronomic journey exploring the Malaysian terroir from East to West Malaysia. Continue reading →
Toh Yuen 桃苑, Hilton Petaling Jaya

Toh Yuen 桃苑, Hilton Petaling Jaya

Located within Hilton Petaling Jaya sits one of the best Chinese restaurants you will find serving authentic Chinese cuisine and is simply named Toh Yuen 桃苑. The restaurant takes its name from the literal translation of Peach Court, and serves some of the best Chinese cuisines, lending dishes from southern China, with a predominant Cantonese, Hokkien and Teochew influence, along with a creative flair that is both traditional and modern. It is no wonder this eatery produces one of the better Chinese New Year reunion dinner menus you will find without compromise of quality. Continue reading →
Best Bars in Kuala Lumpur 2018

Best Bars in Kuala Lumpur 2018

Cocktail culture in Kuala Lumpur has come a long way with more and more bars appearing throughout the city. With many speakeasies and thematic bars popping up all over, its no wonder the city that get its name from the meaning Muddy Confluence is starting to pique the interests of well-seasoned travellers as one of the best night life destinations in the region. With Chinese themed bars around Chinatown to hole in the wall bars in Bangsar, cocktail culture is certainly developing a tipple at a time. Continue reading →
Glen Grant Whisky

Glen Grant Whisky

Whiskeys is one of the most well-known distilled grains, and some of the most famous come from the Scottish countryside. Glen Grant has one of the more interesting origins which was initiated by two brothers who were whiskey smugglers built a brand with the invention of the tall slender stills creating some of the crispest whiskey you will find. Continue reading →
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