Nadodi, Engaging Nomadic Journeys

Nadodi delivers an outstanding fine-dining experience in Kuala Lumpur, featuring “engaging nomadic cuisine” of the southern Indian subcontinent from Tamil Nadu to Kerala and into Sri Lanka, where traditional recipes are rendered with modern techniques and presented with a creative flair. The 11, 13 & 15 Miles menus are delightfully culinary journeys. … More Nadodi, Engaging Nomadic Journeys

Kubu – Stunning Riverside Degustation In Ubud

Kubu Restaurant @ the Mandapa Ritz Carlton Reserve in Ubud is one of those gorgeous dinner venues that you dream of, offering a fine Mediterranean-European cuisine degustation menu. The setting is like a scene from Inception – a stunning mystical village that stretches down the cliff sides of the Ayung River Valley. … More Kubu – Stunning Riverside Degustation In Ubud

FOO’D By Davide Oldani

Valentine’s Day lunch at FOO’D, at the historic Victoria Theater & Concert Hall that was built in 1862. An outpost of Michelin-starred Italian Chef David Oldani, the cuisine is good, although not ground breaking; but the iconic venue with Greco-Roman columns framing a beautiful setting, coupled with the very reasonable set prices make this a strong recommendation. … More FOO’D By Davide Oldani

VLV, Modern Cantonese Dining In Heritage River House

VLV Restaurant & Bar is a modern Cantonese restaurant located at The River House at Clarke Quay. Originally a 19th Century riverfront residence of a wealthy gambir merchant, it is now beautifully restored. Helmed by talented Executive Chef Martin Foo whose career spans theTung Lok Group as the Senior Executive Chef at Tong Le Private Dining, and Lei Garden Restaurant, VLV serves elegantly plated Cantonese cuisine in sharing portions. … More VLV, Modern Cantonese Dining In Heritage River House

Omakase Adventure @ 一宗壽司 in Taipei

Taiwan probably has the best sushi outside of Japan that doesn’t demand an arm or a leg, or your newborn. 一宗壽司 (YiZong Sushi), hidden down a quiet alley in Taipei in a lovely old house, delivers an amazing omasake experience, featuring top grade ingredients from Japan and equally high quality local produce like the Squid, Wild Clams, and sweet “Black Throat” fish. The young but talented chef is one to watch. … More Omakase Adventure @ 一宗壽司 in Taipei

Coquo, Modern Spanish Cuisine With A Malaysian Touch

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, Japanese Tapas Fun Dining Over KL

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

Pocoloco, Italian Gem In the Heartland

Discovered Pocoloco, an amicable Italian casual dining gem deep in the heartland of Ang Mo Kio. PocoLoco’s open kitchen churns out authentic and very affordable Italian fare. This tiny joint punches above its weight, even offering fancy dish like the Raw Canadian Oyster with Champagne Vinegar & Cream, and is now on our list of regular Italian haunts. … More Pocoloco, Italian Gem In the Heartland

Inaniwa Yosuke, 150-year noodle-making tradition lands in Singapore

Attention all Japanophiles! The 20,000 sq ft Japanese Food Town featuring 16 casual dining establishments handpicked from Japan is now opened at Isetan, Wisma Atria. One of the outlet is my fave restaurant in Japan – Inaniwa Yosuke that brings 150-year old tradition of craftsmanship and skill from the Akita Prefecture, famed for the silky smooth thin and chewy Inaniwa udon. … More Inaniwa Yosuke, 150-year noodle-making tradition lands in Singapore