Coquo, which means “I cook” in Latin, located at the bustling Publika Mall in Kuala Lumpur, is another project by Chef Toni Valero, who comes with an impressive resume; cutting his chops at various Michelin-starred Spanish establishments like El Cellar de Can Roca and Mugaritz. The concept here works very well – cutting edge cuisine with a strong Spanish influence, incorporating Malaysian produce in a convivial ambience at friendly prices – what’s there not to love? … More Coquo, Modern Spanish Cuisine With A Malaysian Touch
Babe is the brainchild of Japan-born Michelin-starred Chef Jeff Ramsey who tutored under Japanese ‘super chef’ Hide Yamamoto as Executive Chef of Tapas Molecular Bar at the 6-star Mandarin Oriental Tokyo hotel. The restaurant dishes out mesmerising views of of the KL city skyline, accompanied by playful and artsy modern Japanese-tapas, or “Japas” as Ramsey terms it. A gourmet discovery not to be missed; one that’s filled with culinary mind games. … More Babe, Japanese Tapas Fun Dining Over KL
Ying Ker Lou (迎客楼) is an established Chinese-Hakka cuisine restaurant chain with an outlet at the swanky Pavilion KL that offers great value set lunches. The ubiquitous Hakka Abacus are tasty morsels of chewy yam balls tossed with minced meat. … More Ying Ker Lou, Hakka Nook in Pavilion KL
The Han Room (awarded Best Restaurant 2012 by Malaysia Tatler) at The Gardens Mall in Kuala Lumpur dishes out modern interpretation of classic dishes and innovative creations. The Crispy Pork Belly with cloves of pungent pan-roasted garlic, and the almost-perfect Char-siew with just the right fattiness, are not to be missed. … More The Han Room, Modern Cantonese Feast In KL’s Megamall
Ohla is an innovative Spanish Gastrobar opened by Chef Toni Valero Ruiz who had done stints at world-renowned El Celler de Can Roca and Mugaritz of Spain. The Charcoal-grilled Basque Country Dry-aged Beef served with mustard and herb butter is heavenly. … More Ohla Tapas & Cocktails, Best Spanish Gastrobar In Malaysia
Little Penang Kafe is renowned for its famous street food as well as traditional Nyonya specialities. The cafe evokes the nostalgic atmosphere of the Malaysian traditional “kopi tiam”, and famed for its piquant Penang Char Kuay Teow served with a generous portion of prawns, crabmeat, cockles, eggs and bean sprouts. … More Little Penang Haven In KLCC
Cilantro Restaurant and Wine Bar, located a short stroll away from KLCC, and helmed by Chef Takashi Kimura, dishes out fine Japanese-influenced French cuisine. The star is the capellini crowned with a generous topping of sea urchin and sweet prawn, delivering a heavenly juxtaposition of textures and flavours. … More Cilantro – Kuala Lumpur’s Hautest Cuisine?