Archive for November, 2009

This Northern Indian restaurant at The Federal Kuala Lumpur hotel is a little hidden. For one, it is tucked away in a corner obscured by The Verandah coffee house. But its view, which opens out to the surprisingly peaceful tropical garden, makes up for it. Food wise, it has everything you would expect of such […]


Bijou debuts as the newest trendy restaurant to hit the KL dining scene, experience honest comfort food in an unpretentiously stylish setting. Bijou opened its doors at Damai Sari Mont Kiara in december 2006 and within a monh, the restaurant has already gained a reputation for its healthy, scrumptious food, relaxing ambience and excellent customer […]


Sao Nam is pretty as a jewel. Service is on-scene but not intrusive and the staff actually seem to know the menu. Everything leads to a leisurely meal with a hip-ish feel. There is little to quibble with on a menu with great balance and genuine thought behind it. Their daily specials, which always include […]


Though Kuala Lumpur boasts its share of fine dining restaurants there have been none to whom I’d confidently take a food-focused friend visiting from San Francisco, Sydney, or Tokyo. Until now, that is. In terms of both overall dining experience and cuisine, Sage is on par with the best of what the rest of the […]


This popular shop steps from Devi’s Corner in TTDI is absolutely packed on weekends and does a pretty brisk business at lunch and dinner during the week as well. Mama’s menu is extensive, covering a range of standard stir-fries, soups, and rice and noodle dishes. While not exactly upscale, the décor is a cut above […]


The new Sole What? satellite store in Sungei Wang Plaza is just what you’d expect from the reigning sneaker pimps of the Klang Valley. Opened on 1 April, the store makes up for its diminutive size with jaw-dropping diversity. Just like the main store at The Gardens Mall, you’ll find all sorts of shoe brands, […]


It’s good to know that The Gardens Mall has dedicated two-floor to some heavy-duty hedonism. Cocoon is a sprawling 40,000 sq ft retreat that envelops you in warm earthy tones and soft lighting. The soothing, exclusive space and its indulgent possibilities are gentle reminders of what Cocoon is all about—you. Promising an array of beauty […]


The Curiousity Shop is located in between Changkat Bukit Bintang and Jalan Nagasari. Not quite the new kid on the block (it opened four years ago), the Curiousity Shop was born out of owners’, Danny Ho and Lang Chua, passion for collecting vintage items. The Curiousity Shop sells mainly vintage furniture and home décor sourced […]


Situated in a converted pre-war building, this gallery holds 12 exhibitions a year by local and international talents. Three floors worth of paintings and sculptures set in a unique backdrop ready to be explored . Wei-Ling Gallery, previously known as the Townhouse Gallery was set up by Lim Wei-Ling and Yohan Rajan in a townhouse […]


Galleriiizu Central Market Annexe, provides both virtual as well as physical presentation of digital creative works. A digital art center where digital artworks will be showcased and linked to an digital art communities locally and internationally. Apart from promoting a creative digital art produce, they also provide a digital solution and versatility for any digital […]