Dewakan becomes Malaysia’s first restaurant to crack Asia’s 50 Best, moving to more central location

Dewakan, a tucked away restaurant in the Glen Marie neighborhood of Shah Alam, made history last night after becoming the first Malaysian restaurant to make Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants annual listing. Ranking 46th, owner and chef Darren Teoh was on hand at the Wynn in Macau, where the ceremony took place, to receive the honors. ...

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Culinary Monstrosities: Oreo rice edition

Culinary Monstrosities: Oreo rice edition

Oh dear, if only we could go back to simpler, quainter times, where MPs with a predilection of throwing together the contents of a wayward Chopped basket into a frying pan,...

Fried chicken lovers on notice: Ayam Lejen is back this weekend

Fried chicken lovers on notice: Ayam Lejen is back this weekend

Two Saturdays ago, we were invited to just about the only think that will get us out of the house before noon a weekend: A fried chicken pre-party. Yes, we were lucky enough to...

It’s hard to hate on ice cream: The Häagen-Dazs frozen mooncake, reviewed

It’s hard to hate on ice cream: The Häagen-Dazs frozen mooncake, reviewed

Welcome, Coconauts, to our Monday afternoon tea time interval, where we sample and review the latest food offerings that land across our desks, courtesy of PR agencies. Truly,...

Iron Fairies: World-renowned bar’s latest venture opens here in Kuala Lumpur

Iron Fairies: World-renowned bar’s latest venture opens here in Kuala Lumpur

“Iron Fairies is opening in KL,” our friend told us excitedly earlier this year. “Iron que?,” we asked. “Iron Fairies — like you know, in Hong...

The Nasi Lemak burger at Mickey D’s: Succulent sandwich, or gimmicky garbage?

The Nasi Lemak burger at Mickey D’s: Succulent sandwich, or gimmicky garbage?

In a month-long period that saw not only the toppling of the Barisan Nasional coalition government that had ruled Malaysia since the country’s inception, but also the...

Dumpling directory: KL’s best dim sum from Damansara’s best roast pork to Din Tai Fung to the late-night spots offering you all the bao

Dumpling directory: KL’s best dim sum from Damansara’s best roast pork to Din Tai Fung to the late-night spots offering you all the bao

Want some, get some: dim sum. There is nothing more urgent in our lives than having a go-to list of dim sum spots. Why? Well, for starters, let’s state the obvious: It’s...

Tiffin Food Court postponed: Merriment extravaganza on hold until authorities and organizers can reach agreement

Tiffin Food Court postponed: Merriment extravaganza on hold until authorities and organizers can reach agreement

Some sad news to start the weekend, and we’re very sorry to do this: The incredible Tiffin Food Court that we were able to visit last weekend, and was to run through the...

Changkat: Where to eat the best tapas, pizza, and street food in KL’s most popular bar strip

Changkat: Where to eat the best tapas, pizza, and street food in KL’s most popular bar strip

There are fewer places more teeming with tourist traffic than the famed Kuala Lumpur strip of bars and bodies known as Changkat Bukit Bintang, or just “Changkat.” It’s...

Custom edible bouquets take Malaysian netizens by storm

Custom edible bouquets take Malaysian netizens by storm

Your loved ones will love you even more if you bring them a bouquet of fried chicken. 


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