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6 Super Scary-licious Treats For You This Halloween 2018 in Malaysia!

We are stepping into Freak-tober (what?) to the most spook-tacular and terrifying day of the year! Yes, it’s Halloween! Looking for a frightfully fun Halloween party or best places to enjoy Halloween-themed foods? Let your hair down and show off your most gruesome and snazziest Halloween costumes, put on your favorite horrifying makeup, keep an eye out (or your eye ball out if you can) and arm yourself with our freakish list of best restaurants and feasts in town! A lot of fun thrills, cool chills and many Halloween promotions for you in this Halloween 2018 in Kuala Lumpur and around Malaysia!

The Freakish List of The Most Scary-licious Feasts This Halloween 2018:
1. An Extraordinary Halloween-Themed High Tea at Newens Tea House, Starhill Gallery
2. Sumptuous Lobsters, Unlimited Pork and Free Flow of Festive Drink at Rocku Yakiniku
3. Hell-oween Parties at Makan Kitchen and Tosca Italian Restaurant at DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru
4. “Rum” The Sea with Free Cocktail, Face Painting at Halloween Pirate Night at The Rum Bar KL
5. Spider Hunting and Many Creep-tivity for Your Family at Vineria.IT
6. A Deadly Boofeet On The 59th Floor At TOP View Restaurant & Lounge

 

1. An Extraordinary Halloween-Themed High Tea at Newens Tea House, Starhill Gallery

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A monstrous yet enjoyable tea time for all “witches” and “evils” at the most luxurious tea house at Starhill Gallery, why not? The good news is you can revel in their special Halloween high tea all through October! Chow down on spooky mini cakes with sumptuous fingers, bloody burgers and pumpkin pies. If you want to relax a bit after all the thrills, the tea house’s free flow of Rooibos Chocolate Heaven will save your day!

Time: Daily from 2.30pm – 5.30pm.
Price: RM150 nett per set.
Location: Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Newens Tea House

 

2. Roar-some Treats Including Scrumptiuous Lobsters, Unlimited Pork and Free Flow of Festive Drinks at Rocku Yakiniku

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Put the boo in the buffet, isn’t that cool? If you’ve had enough horror and panic, here is one of the rare terror-ific treats for you! Get ready to be showered by a roar-some treat offered by Rocku Yakiniku! Come to the restaurant to enjoy unlimited mouth-watering high-quality Kurobuta pork, 2 pieces of super lobster and 100gm of smoked duck with free flow of festive drinks. A sweet indulgence to perk yourself up after all the terror!

Time: From 22 October 2018 onwards (while stock lasts).
Price: RM69.90++ per pax.
Location
Rocku Yakiniku 1 Utama: LOT F355/356/357, First Floor, Rainforest, 1 Utama Shopping Centre. 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
>> Click here to book a table at Rocku Yakiniku 1 Utama

Rocku Yakiniku Pavilion: Lot 07.01.03, Level 7, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to book a table at Rocku Yakiniku Pavilion

 

3. Hell-oween Parties at Makan Kitchen and Tosca Italian Restaurant at DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru

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Buckle up and go on a terrifying adventure to a memorable Hell-oween at Makan Kitchen! A dinner buffet filled with horror as you will be surrounded by the scariest ghouls and souls. What else? Of course a plethora of terrifying-yet-tantalizing dishes are waiting to savor you (or you can savor them if you dare!) such as Bloody Sushi Corner, Under Hellfire, BBQ On The Floor Of Hell and so many more. A scrumptious nightmare come true!

Time: 31 October 2018; from 6.30pm – 10.30pm.
Price: RM138 nett per adult | RM69 nett per child.
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, No. 12, Jalan Ngee Heng, 80000 Johor Bahru.

>> Click here to book a table at Makan Kitchen

 

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Looking for a good fright yet still want to revel in good music? Come to Tosca Italian Restaurant! We know many monsters and ghouls out there love to be serenaded by awesome tunes while frightening people (yes, who would not fall for awesome music performed by talented artists?). Put on your scariest outfits to give others some good heart attacks, dance your night away with live band performances, relish deletable international delights and walk away with exciting prizes.

Time: 27 October 2018, from 6.30pm – 10.30pm.
Price: RM120 nett per adult | RM60 nett per child.
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, No. 12, Jalan Ngee Heng, 80000 Johor Bahru.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Tosca Italian Restaurant

 

4. “Rum” The Sea with Free Cocktail, Face Painting Session at Halloween Pirate Night at The Rum Bar KL 

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Put on your snazziest pirate hook and eye patch to roam (or “rum”) the sea and spread the fear in Malaysia this Halloween! Of course, the famous you-know-what bar in Bukit Bintang (Shhh! I won’t tell you it is The Rum Bar KL!) cannot let their fearsome pirates thirsty! Enjoy free cocktail when you dress up as any character and get your thirst-quenching beers, cocktails and shots only from RM10! A pirate cannot “rum” the world with just an eye patch on their face so come to this pirate heaven for a face painting session on this 26th!

Time: 26 & 27 October 2018, from 7pm onwards.
Location: 47, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at The Rum Bar KL

 

5. Spider Hunting and Many Creep-tivities for Your Family at Vineria.IT

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Come, come! Superb delicious kids, oops, I mean treats for the whole family at Vineria.IT! Muahaha! (does not sound suspicious, doesn’t it?). A whole month long of Halloween celebration with a menu filled with scary-licious items such as Pumpkin Lasagna, Pizza with Pumpkin cream and more. The whole family can take joy in face painting, coloring contest and exciting spider hunt on this 26th and grab a free drink this 31st October when you dress up in black and orange. Sound attractive? Come to this witch haven (oops, I did it again!), I mean food haven, and have the best fun ever!

Time: 28 October 2018, from 11.30am – 3pm and 31 October 2018, from 7pm onwards.
Price: Halloween Brunch at RM190++ per adult for food and soft drinks, RM85++ per child.

Location: G133, Bangsar Shopping Centre. 285, Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, 59000 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Vineria.IT

 

6. A Deadly Boofeet On The 59th Floor At TOP View Restaurant & Lounge

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Immerse in a realm of little demons, spooky eye balls, hairy spiders and ghosts right on your table! Be ready to be booed by Sea Creature on Deadly Ice Cold Coffin, Zombie’s Brew or The Devil’s Sweet and more. Don’t worry, you can easily “kill” them just by a single bite and here is our little hint for you – they are lip-smacking!

Time: 27 October 2018.
Price: 48 per pax.
Location: 59 Dining Room, Level 59, Komtar, Jalan Penang, 10000 George Town, Penang.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at TOP View Restaurant & Lounge

 

 

 

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ELITE Review: Best Crab Dishes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Part 1)

1/ Crab Dishes at ALIYAA Island Restaurant & Bar

In search of a place to relish one of the most authentic Sri Lankan taste in Kuala Lumpur? ALIYAA Island Restaurant & Bar is your place to be. In this restaurant, spices and flours are imported from Sri Lanka and the kitchen is helmed by native Sri Lankan chefs to ensure a menu of authenticity.

 

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The Sri Lankan Crab (Colombo) is a bold dish that can trigger your salivation just by its look. The air-flown crab is coated in a dark red thick gravy with such an alluring aroma that one cannot simply resist. Using over 20 fiery spices like roasted curry powder with a touch of screw pine leaves, the skillful chef creates an irresistible delight packed with flavors that crab lovers must not forgo.

 

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If you have a knack for a dish of delicate sweetness to entice your taste buds, this Sri Lankan Crab (Sothi) with its delectable sauce is definitely the one for you. Cooked in fresh coconut milk, the dish is amongst those delicacies that best represent Sri Lankan cuisine as the country is well-known for its luscious dishes made from fresh coconut.

 

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The Sri Lankan Crab (Jaffna) is one of the dishes of robust flavors which are well-balanced by a touch of sourness. Thanks to the well-thought-out usage of tamarind juice, special house-made curry powder, fresh produce and authentic spices, the unique dish is filled with flavors that will tempt your palate as well as your heart.

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

>> Click here to book a table at ALIYAA Island Restaurant & Bar

 

2/ Charcoal Grilled Alaskan King Crab at Babe

 

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The chefs at Babe have done an incredible job in transforming the pristine seafood imported from Alaska into this Charcoal Grilled Alaskan King Crab. Gigantic legs of the highly sought-after crab are cooked on a hot stone with charcoal by the restaurant’s staffs. Kombu umami butter is added to accentuate the flavor of the crab meat which results in a umami taste that mingles perfectly with the natural sweetness from the meat. Rich in high-quality protein, juicy in texture and divine in flavors, this crab dish is a must-try for an immeasurable indulgence.

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem this dish for free.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Babe

 

3/ Braised Crab with Chili at One Seafood Restaurant

 

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Come to the restaurant if you love to savor freshly-captured crabs! The Braised Crab with Chili is one of the dishes that keep the customers coming back for its impeccable combination of slight spiciness and sweetness. The meaty crab is captured on spot and stir-fried with fine condiments before being coated in an eye-pleasing savory gravy. Satiate your crab craving with this incredible dish.

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem this dish for free.

>> Click here to reserve a table at One Seafood Restaurant

 

4/ Garlic Chili Crab at Pier 12 Seafood Tavern

 

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Pier 12 Seafood Tavern is much frequented by seafood aficionados for its sumptuous dishes using the freshest ingredients. Of course, if you are in love with crab, don’t hesitate to opt for their sumptuous Garlic Chili Crab. Not only will you be pampered as the staff hammers away all the shells for you, but you will also be gratified by the perfect combination of olive oil, dried chili and garlic sauce which is immensely enjoyable. 

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem this dish for free.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Pier 12 Seafood Tavern

 

(to be continued)

 

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ELITE Review: Explore Feast Village, Starhill Gallery – The Food Heaven at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

One who comes to JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur would be dazzled by rustic and multicolored alleyways which lead to sophisticatedly designed restaurants offering an unparalleled dining experience of unique culinary from Asian to Mediterranean. If you are into avant-garde design concepts, perfect-for-gourmets dishes and convivial atmosphere, a meal here would be the impeccable indulgence you are searching for. Follow us on a journey to explore the best dishes that the contemporary restaurants here have to offer.

 

1. Indulge in Steaming Fresh Hongkong Dim Sum and Finest Delicacies at Luk Yu Tea House

Step into Luk Yu Tea House and you will be welcomed by a warm ambience reminiscent of villages in ancient China which will transport diners back to the bygone era. The restaurant is a vintage place where you can indulge yourself in a scrumptious pork-free menu offering steaming fresh Hong Kong dim sum, a comprehensive range of Chinese delicacies or take a sip of fine teas from Taiwan and China.

 

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The Dim Sum Set is perfectly cooked to the diners’ satisfaction. The Steamed Chicken and Prawn Dumpling – also known as siu mai, is taken to another level as it is freshly packed with full of flavors. Next comes the Steamed Shanghainese Chicken Dumpling “Xiao Long Bao” which will live up to your expectations! This tantalizing, dreamy dumpling has a perfectly chicken seasoned filling and rivers of hot, flavorful soup. The har kau is unique for its ‘skin’ which has the right amount of thickness for texture. This slightly thicker skin does not dampen the experience of biting into the succulent, fresh prawn fillings one bit.

 

Click here to see the Doubled Abalone Dumpling in Superior Soup at Luk Yu Tea HouseDoubled Boil Abalone Dumpling in Superior Soup

The Doubled Boil Abalone Dumpling in Superior Soup is filled with aroma and flavors that could only emerge through long hours of double boiling. A bite into this delight can make your mind blow! The dumpling skin has the perfect texture to enhance the naturally buttery and briny taste of the abalone which is then complemented by the deliciously delicate soup. The sweet taste of the abalone will linger in your mouth and make you crave for more!

 

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Crispy outside yet tender and juicy inside, this Pan-fried Lamb Chop with Chef’s Specialty Sauce is something lamb lovers should not miss out. The Chef’s specialty sauce is blended well with the lamb which then enhances the lamb’s gamy and sweet taste. The best way to figure out the taste is, of course, to go ahead and give it a try!

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Mon – Sat: 12pm – 10pm; Sun & PH: 10am – 11pm
Location: Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to make a reservation at Luk Yu Tea House

 

2. Savor Authentic Fine-Dining Malay Cuisine at Enak KL 

If you love to experience “a home away from home”, Enak KL is your place to be. Using traditional recipes dating well beyond one’s lifetime to deliver authentic fine-dining Malay cuisine to your table, the restaurant quickly captures the hearts of many diners.

 

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Prepare to be wowed from the minute you see this Daging Rusuk! A whole solid big chunk of beef rib is presented with beautiful charred skin which is grilled to perfection on an open coal fire. Surprisingly flavorful, juicy and lip-smackingly tender, the beef would tempt your palate at the first bite while its rich flavor is well-balanced by side dishes, namely Acar, Air Asam Jawa Sauce and Sambal Kicap Sauce.  Thanks to hours of marination, every shred of the beef is packed with flavors.

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The Ayam Percik is a soothing comfort food for the soul which features a whole grilled spring chicken lacquered with calibrated blend of ingredients including turmeric, coconut milk, onion garlic and ginger. Tender in texture and exquisite in taste, the dish will intrigue your palate with its incredible tenderness, spot-on sweetness and aromatic flavor.

 

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Visually-appealing with bold color and scarlet-hued gravy, this Ikan Asam Pedas will entice your taste buds from the first glance. With a punch of heat from a combination of dry and fresh red chili and a sour note from tamarind juice and fresh tomatoes, the soup has a sour and fiery hot goodness which will robust in the mouth while the delectable fish exudes its natural sweetness on your tongue. 

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Daily: 12pm – 3pm; 5.30pm – 10.30pm.
Location: Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Enak KL

 

3. World-Renowned Tarts For One-Of-A-Kind High Tea Experience at Newens Tea House

Well-known for its 300-year drinking heritage that has been re-imagined for the 21st century, Newens Tea House is the perfect destination for tea lovers. Fancy a light bite in the afternoon or just want to experience world-renowned tarts which were once enjoyed by King Henry VIII in the 1500s? This restaurant is where you are supposed to be.

 

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The Original Maids of Honour Afternoon Tea For Two are favored by many diners at the restaurant. Two Original Maids of Honour tarts and two freshly baked scones with perfect crisp skin are served together with clotted cream, preserves and a pot of your preferred choice of tea. The Original Maids of Honour‘s sumptuous sweetness and delicate savory taste earned it an honor of being the favorite tarts of King Henry VIII. A perfect treat for an afternoon of wonderment.

 

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If you are scouting for a more fulfilled indulgence with the finest delicacies in an elegant setting, get yourself a High Tea For Two! Not only can you relish the all-time favorite Original Maids of Honour but also assorted sandwiches, macarons, freshly baked scones and other luscious pastries which are stunningly placed on a three-tiered stand. What’s better than sipping your favorite choice of tea while tasting the best of the restaurant and being serenaded by beautiful live music?

 

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Craving for a taste of savories to pair with your cup of tea? Look no further than a choice of Savoury Pies – Chicken or Beef which has captivated the hearts of many diners here. Encased in a rich crust, the pie will delight your palate with its creamy filling of well-balanced flavors which accentuates the natural sweet taste of the shreds of beef/chicken.    

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Daily: 10am – 11pm.
Location: Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Newens Tea House

 

4. Impressive International Buffet Spread and Delights at Shook!

A modern and open-concept establishment with four show kitchens of Japanese, Chinese, Italian and Western Grill to bring to you a unique global dining experience, what are you waiting for? Shook! has always been loved for its impressive buffet spread and stunning menus which can satisfy even the most discerning diners. Sit back, relax and cheer while skillful chefs showcase their cooking skills making your favorite dishes.

 

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Sundays are best spent at Shook! as you can revel in one of the best Seafood Sunday Brunch in town while enjoying live jazz performances. A plethora of the freshest “gifts of the sea” including oysters, lobsters, mussels, clams and prawns are cooked in unique styles to gratify your seafood cravings. Not enough, you say? Get yourself lip-smacking grills at Grill station, head to Italian station for cold cuts and freshly-made pizzas, opt for sushi and sashimi at Japanese station or mouth-watering roasted duck rice and dim sum at Chinese station. All dishes are meticulously prepared for a fabulous experience.

 

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Should you love a taste of Cantonese dishes, don’t hesitate to redeem this Cantonese-styled King Prawn Noodles. The crispy noodles are coated in sumptuous prawn gravy with slices of aromatic ginger, garlic, fresh egg and other fine condiments. Lying on top of the dish are pieces of succulent fresh water prawns which will immediately trigger your salivation without further notice. A scrumptious delight!

 

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Who would resist a bite into this tasty Wagyu Beef Cheeks? The beef cheeks are perfectly braised until it is on point with a melt-in-the-mouth goodness of the right amount of fat. Served with seasonal mushroom fricassee, baby spinach and braised shallot jus enriched with mascarpone, this dish would make you come back for more.   

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Daily: 6am – 11pm.
Location: Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Shook!

 

5. Authentic Teochew-Style Chinese Cuisine at Pak Loh Chiu Chow

Pak Loh Chiu Chow has never failed to impress diners with its authentic Teochew-style (Chiu Chow) Chinese cuisine. This is the place where you can find yourself immerse in a classical Chinese ambience amidst furnishings specially brought in from China. The restaurant is a unique dining spot to enjoy the only Slow-Braised Goose in town, or the only menu offering pork dishes in Feast Village, Starhill Gallery.

 

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Due to its meticulous preparation, The Braised Spring Chicken is a rare-to-find dish these days. Only a 21-day old 600g spring chicken is used for cooking. The hollowed-out chicken is stuffed to the brim with glutinous rice, Chinese ham, chicken feet and rare straw mushrooms before being braised for 2 hours. Delectable, rich in collagen, extraordinary soft; it is no wonder that the dish is a must-try when you come to the restaurant.

 

Click to view Braised Goose Fillets at Pak Loh Chiu ChowSlow-Braised Goose Fillets

Only the best bar-headed geese air-flown from Hong Kong daily are used to make this gorgeous dish of Slow-Braised Goose Fillets. After a few hours of preparation, the goose meat soaks up all the well-balanced braising stock which has been heavily guarded by Pak Loh Chiu Chow since the last decade. Take a bite into this superb flavorful combination of goose fillets, pig’s ear, pig’s intestine, egg and bean curd and you will have a true heavenly indulgence!

 

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The Baked Sweet and Sour Spare Ribs features pork ribs with glorious layers of lean meat and fat. The ribs have a melt-in-the-mouth tenderness yet are not greasy thanks to its pleasant sweet and sour hint of the thick red sauce coated. This sumptuous sauce is naturally colored using fermented red yeast rice which is commonly used in Chiu Chow cuisine. Pair this fork-tender and delectable meat with a bowl of steamed rice and you are all set!

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Daily: 10am – 10pm.
Location: Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Pak Loh Chiu Chow

 

6. Latin Flavors With Exceptional Twist at Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill

Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill is a perfect dining spot for those who seek authentic Latin flavors with a remarkable Sentidos twist. Owning a long bar with a plethora of drinks and a comfortable dining room with classic specialties, the restaurant will give diners a unique and dynamic culinary experience with its vibrant cuisine.

 

Maricos Paella

If you have a knack for paella, this classic Mariscos Paella might be one of the top of your list. The dish is served generously in a pan with a variety of fresh seafood including prawns, clams, mussels and squid with a touch of chili. The delectable paella is perfectly cooked until it’s “al dante” (firm to the bite) and the Spanish rice soaks up a moderate sweet taste from the saffron and roasted garlic, making it a satisfying indulgence.

 

Sautéed Garlic Tiger Prawns

The next dish, Sautéed Garlic Tiger Prawns is a palate-teasing delight of which the flavors do all the talking. Three mouth-watering pieces of juicy tiger prawns, smothered in a mix of chili, garlic and olive oil, are set to entice the palate with their burst of flavors – a perfect start before the main course. A piece of garlic bread would be a perfect combination for the dish.

 

Churros Mexicanos

This Churros Mexicanos is a splendid dessert to end your meal. Coated with a moderate amount of sugar, the crowd-pleasing churros has a delicate sweetness that mixes well with the dark chocolate fudge dipping sauce which goes along. A crispy and luscious dessert to enjoy after a wonderful culinary journey.

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Sun – Fri: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 5:00pm – 11:00pm; Sat: 12:00pm – 12:00am.
Location: Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill

 

 

 

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Top Bars and Restaurants To Celebrate Oktoberfest 2018 In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

Let’s welcome the return of one of the most anticipated festivals of the year – Oktoberfest 2018! The world’s largest beer festival is back to pay tribute to the existence of quality beers, stouts and ciders. You just simply cannot miss out this opportunity to quench your thirst with premium beers and to revel in lip-smacking foods.
Participate in the best beer festivals in Kuala Lumpur to cheer on this occasion and if you are still wondering where to go in this Oktoberfest 2018, check out our hand-picked list of the bars and restaurants you should pay a visit!
 

I. Prizes worth RM1,600 are waiting for you at EGG – 8 Gourmets Gala 

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Grab your cold beer, move along with the legendary Chicken Dance and celebrate Oktoberfest to its best at EGG – 8 Gourmets Gala. Come to the restaurant and get your special Oktoberfest mug filled with your favorite brew! RM1600 worth of prizes are ready to be won!

Time: 25 October 2018, from 8pm onwards.
Location: Suite G-01, Ground Floor, Pinnacle Annexe, Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Selangor.

>> Click here to reserve a table at EGG – 8 Gourmets Gala

 

II. Enjoy an Outdoor Beer Festival with a 360-degree Panoramic View at Stratosphere at The Roof

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Stratosphere – Asia’s first and only luxury bar seated atop an infinity grassed helipad, will hold a 2-day outdoor beer festival which you cannot ignore! Indulge yourself in tantalizing cuts of meat, German BBQ and cold beers while enjoying astonishing DJ performances under the glimmer of the night stars. Not to mention you will be in a total carnival beer atmosphere with carnival games and lederhosen-clad waitresses! The entry fee of RM50 will include a special Oktoberfest mug and 500ml beer!

Time: 12 – 13 October 2018, from 6pm onwards.
Location: Sky Level, 1 First Avenue, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

>> Click here to book a table at Stratosphere

 

III. Relish The Best Brews and Grab Home Limited Edition “Brew-Inspired” Mugs Designed By Renowned Artists 

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If you are a big fan of brews, don’t miss out the limited edition “brew-inspired” mugs specially designed by 5 talented artists (Cloakwork, Kenji Chai, Beautiful Machines ft. Sling, Jarold SNG and Lynda)! Where to get them, you ask? You can go on a “mug hunt” for 5 different mugs while celebrating Oktoberfest Malaysia 2018 at these following restaurants and bars.

 

1. The Beer Factory Express Citta Mall, The Beer Factory Sunway Giza and The Beer Factory Express Sunway Geo

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Much frequented by beer lovers in town, The Beer Factory is the perfect drinking place to unwind with the latest beats. If you love a happening casual bar setting or an alfresco area to mingle with your friends and beer enthusiasts alike, these talk-of-the-town spots will not let you down! Not only will the “factory” give you the best fun but also tempt your palate with great tapas which pair perfectly with your awesome brew (from RM10 nett and above). 

Time: Brew-inspired mugs are available from 21 September 2018 onwards (while stocks last).
Location: 

– The Beer Factory Express Citta Mall, Lot G-06, Citta Mall, 1, Jalan PJU 1a/48, Pusat Perdagangan Dana 1, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
>> Click here to make a reservation at The Beer Factory Express Citta Mall
– The Beer Factory Sunway Giza, A-11-G, Ground Floor, Sunway Giza, 2, Jalan PJU 5/14, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling jaya, Selangor.

>> Click here to make a reservation at The Beer Factory Sunway Giza
– The Beer Factory Express Sunway Geo, B-01-01, Sunway Geo, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Sunway South Quay, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

>> Click here to make a reservation at The Beer Factory Express Sunway Geo

 

2. Uncle Chili’s Bar & Restaurant at Hilton Petaling Jaya

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Located at the renowned 5-star hotel, Uncle Chili’s Bar & Restaurant has always been a fantastic destination for beer lovers. Searching for a place to adore night live band performances of the best talents in town? This restaurant is where you are supposed to be! Come to this restaurant to drain glasses of fabulous beers (from RM20++ and above) while indulging yourself in hearty foods and monthly theme parties this Oktoberfest Malaysia 2018!

Time: Brewed-inspired mugs are available from 21 September 2018 onwards (while stocks last).
Location: Lobby Level, Hilton Petaling Jaya, 2, Jalan Barat, PJS 52, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

>> Click here to book a table at Uncle Chili’s Bar & Restaurant

 

3. SOULed OUT Sri Hartamas

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What’s better than treating yourself to “SO Lip-Smacking Food and Thirst-Quenching Drinks” at this go-to place of all brew fans? Stands out for its amiable service and convivial ambience, SOULed OUT Sri Hartamas has captured the hearts of those who love a no-fuss atmosphere to chill with awesome mugs of beer (from RM15++ and above). Come to the restaurant to be gratified by delectable dishes, excellent service and impressive theme parties. 

Time: Brew-inspired mugs are available from 21 September 2018 onwards (while stocks last).
Location: 
20, Jalan 30/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at SOULed OUT Sri Hartamas

 

4. Pier 12 Seafood Tavern

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Scouting for a bar with less crowds and fresh seafood to pair with your beers in this Oktoberfest 2018? Look no further than Pier 12 Seafood Tavern! Located at the well-known colonial building Old Malaya, the restaurant is a haven for all beer aficionados to come and chill with mugs of beer (from RM18 and above) while satiating the taste buds with scrumptious dishes. You can also get yourself free signature dishes at this restaurant by being a TABLEAPP ELITE member!

Time: Brew-inspired mugs are available from 21 September 2018 onwards (while stocks last).
Location
: Lot 12, Lorong Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Pier 12 Seafood Tavern

 

5. The Voice

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If you are into great music and tremendous fun, there is no reason why you should not pay The Voice a visit. Special shows and live performances are held every night for music fans to have a time to remember! Gather your friends and relish ice-cold beers (from RM14 and above) while chowing down on a wide range of luscious selections from light-bite meals to main courses.

Time: Brew-inspired mugs are available from 21 September 2018 onwards (while stocks last).
Location: RF05, Roof Top, Sky Park One City, Jalan USJ 25/1, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor.

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Mid-Autumn Festival 2018: Best Places To Savour Mooncakes And Sumptuous Delights

1. Delectable Mooncakes in Limited Edition Satchel at Hilton Kuala Lumpur

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Prepare to be dazzled by the very first collaboration of Hilton Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia’s leading international fashion designer Khoon Hooi – the stunning limited edition satchel gift box with a choice of Midnight Bloom (RM198) or Blossom Series (RM178). While selecting the mooncakes of your choice (as low as RM35 each), take this chance to dine in one of the restaurants here! Savour Chinese delights at Chynna, Japanese food at Iketeru or international buffet at the all-day dining Vasco’s. You can also treat yourself to trendy cocktails and fine cuts of meat at Graze, Chambers Grill and Chambers Bar. If you want to liven up your mood, check out Zeta Bar for their international live band, have a cup of coffee at Oro Cafe or relax at The Lounge or Boardwalk to revel in their spectacular views.

 

2. Oriental Mid-Autumn Delights in Cheongsam-Themed Gift Box at Hilton Petaling Jaya

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Head to Hilton Petaling Jaya for traditional mooncakes infused with subtle flavours! Get yourself a one-of-a-kind Oriental gift box which depicts a cheong sam at RM135 nett (premium box) and RM110 nett (standard box). Indulge yourself in timeless classics of 9 baked mooncakes and snow skin mooncakes of 5 flavours with price as low as RM25 each. You can also pay the restaurants here a visit for a fulfilled trip. Note that the Peking Duck at Toh Yuen Chinese Restaurant is a must-try and if you are in the mood for Japanese food, visit Genji Japanese Restaurant! Come to Uncle Chili’s Bar & Restaurant for a varieties of hearty food and fabulous cocktails and enjoy a wide spread of delights with a buffet at Paya Serai Restaurant.

 

3. 11 Types Of Sumptuous Mooncakes Are Waiting For You at Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur 

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Encased in a traditional red box with gold handle, the elegant mooncakes at Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur are perfect for a wondrous Mid-Autumn indulgence. Eight types of baked and snowskin mooncakes (from RM32 each), from the pure classic White Lotus to the modern creation of Azuki and Musang King, are set to whet your appetite. You should also take this opportunity to explore the restaurants here! You can opt for redefined Chinese imperial dining at Celestial Court for a completely divine meal from start to finish or chill at Pavilions Lounge for some snacks and refreshing drink, head to Essence for sumptuous dim sum, steaks and premium fresh seafood and visit Villa Danieli for wood-fired pizza and an authentic rendition of Italian food.

 

4. Savour Timeless Baked Classics at Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur

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Handcrafted with premium ingredients and baked to perfection, the mooncakes at Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur are perfect for a family gathering. The hotel offers 4 types of mooncakes (from RM29 onwards) with a brand new creation of chocolate mint flavour which would entice your taste buds with its rich bittersweet and refreshing filling. Don’t hesitate to set your foot in the restaurants here for an epic culinary journey. Take a walk to the popular dining spot Lai Ching Yuen which will drift you back to ancient Shang Hai, indulge yourself in tantalizing dining experience at Hanaya Japanese Dining or go to the open-concept The Mill Cafe for a hearty spread of international and regional favourites.

 

5. Walk Down The Memory Lane By Relishing Handcrafted Classics at One World Hotel

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If you fancy a mooncake selection of timeless culinary traditions, look no further than the premium handcrafted artisanal mooncakes at One World Hotel! Sold in boxes of four from RM25 per piece, diners are given the choice of 9 classic favourites which would take you on a trip down the memory lane. A journey to the hotel would not be perfect without treating yourself to scrumptious food at one of their two well-known restaurants here – Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant which will enthrall you with its sophisticated and truly authentic Chinese menus and the award-winning Cinnamon Coffee House which offers superb delights featuring an open-concept kitchen.

 

6. A Royal Treat with Treasure Gift Box Series at Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar

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Should you gratify towards traditional mooncakes with a modern twist, Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar will satiate your cravings. Beautiful mooncakes with exotic flavours like Bird’s Nest and Musang King are expertly handcrafted by skilful pastry artisans here. Diners can purchase a selection of gift boxes known as Elegance (RM128), Signature (RM138) and Royal Imperial (RM198). Your royal treat will be elevated if you dine in one of the restaurants here. The pork-free Oriental Chinese Cuisine will fill your stomach with authentic and wok-friendly Chinese dishes. You can also treat yourself to a gastronomic dining experience at LINK – All Day Dining where you can enjoy live-cooking sessions or head to La Cucina Mediterranean which will serve you the finest contemporary cuisine. 

 

7. Mesmerizing Musang King Durian Mooncake with Blue Pea Layer at Way Modern Chinois

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The handmade snow skin mooncakes at Way Modern Chinois will fly you to the moon! The Musang King durian filling is meticulously prepared and enveloped in a silky smooth blue pea stained layer. Each moon cake is handcrafted with care and a bite into it would make you stop for a moment to admire its creamy texture. Mesmerizing color with irresistible aroma, the mooncakes are sold at RM23 per piece or RM88 for a gift box of 4 pieces. Once you come to this contemporary restaurant, remember to try their famous Truffle Roast Duck which is marinated with truffle sauce, double roasted in truffle oil and topped with truffle slices. An avant-garde indulgence you would not want to miss out! See how to get this duck for free here!

 

8. A Dazzling Collection of Baked, Snow Skin and Crispy Mooncakes at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

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JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur ushers in this Mid-Autumn Festival with a fine selection of baked, snowskin, and crispy mooncakes at the award-winning Shanghai restaurant which is well-known for their authentic dishes of Shanghai. This year, the restaurant is offering 2 new exotic flavours, namely Fermented Black Garlic with Egg Yolk and Durian Paste with Truffle which would make you feel over the moon! While you are at the hotel, there is no reason why you should not visit Starhill Gallery. Savour Chiu-Chow style cuisine at Pak Loh Chiu Chow or relish Chinese tea and dim sum at Luk Yu Tea House. You can also opt for unique Latin flavours with a twist at Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill, authentic Malay food at Enak KL or Southern Thai cuisine at Pak Tai. Fancy a light bite and a refreshing cup of tea? Head to Newens Tea House! Last but not least, remember to try the freshest seafood in town at Shook!

 

9. Handcrafted Traditional Mooncakes with The All-Time Favorite Li Yen Kam Tui at The Ritz Carlton, Kuala Lumpur

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Celebrate this Mid-Autumn Festival with an array of hearty baked and snow skin mooncakes at The Ritz-Carlton. The mooncakes here are well-prepared and handcrafted by the culinary team of the award-winning Chinese restaurant Li Yen which serves one of the best Cantonese cuisines in town. The traditional baked mooncakes will bring you back in time with memorable flavours from classic creations to the all-time favorite Li Yen Kam Tui filled with delicious nuts and Chinese ham. You can choose to buy each piece at RM14 nett or get a box of 4 baked mooncakes here at RM100 nett. Mini mooncakes are also available in a box of 8 at RM112 nett.

 

10. Premium Traditional Mooncakes For A Joyous Mid-Autumn Festival at DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru

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A plethora of Mid-Autumn sweet delights are waiting for you at DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru. The traditional mooncakes here are bound to tempt your palate and leave you desiring for more. The premium mooncakes are made with care, including classic flavours like Baked Pure Lotus, Baked Pandan Lotus and more from RM26 each while a gift box of 4 pieces will cost you RM99. Remember to visit the hotel’s two well-known restaurants for a touch of joy. You can enjoy exciting live-cooking stations at the all-day dining Makan Kitchen which offers Western and Asian items or head to Tosca Italian Restaurant for an exquisite selection of rustic Italian foods which will make you come back for more!

 

 

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ELITE Review: Free Sumptuous Chicken Dishes in Klang Valley!

Scouting for exotic and delectable chicken dishes in town to feed your hungry eyes and rumbling stomach? Check out our hand-picked list of the top chicken dishes in town and the good news is all of them are free!

 

1. Ayam Percik at Enak KL, Starhill Gallery

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The big portion of the Ayam Percik at Enak KL as well as its irresistible aroma will immediately entice your palate at the first glance. The whole grilled spring chicken is lacquered with calibrated blend of ingredients including turmeric, coconut milk, onion garlic and ginger. The chicken is not only loved for its fork-tender meat but also for its pleasant sweetness that would linger in your mouth. The mouth-watering acar that comes along is a splendid addition that mingles well with the tasty chicken for its moderate spiciness and sourness. 

>> Click here to book a table at Enak KL
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2. Braised Spring Chicken Stuffed With Glutinous Rice, Garlic, Ginger and Straw Mushrooms at Pak Loh Chiu Chow, Starhill Gallery

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Due to its meticulous preparation, the Braised Spring Chicken Stuffed with Glutinous Rice, Garlic, Ginger and Straw Mushrooms at Pak Loh Chiu Chow is a rare-to-find dish these days. Only a 21-day-old 600g spring chicken is selected to be hollowed out and fully stuffed with glunious rice, pre-stir fried Chinese ham, chicken feet and rare straw mushrooms. After hours of being braised in superior stock, the chicken is extremely soft while the other ingredients exude distinct flavours into it. Palatable, nutritious and rich in collagen, the dish is a must-try specialty for gourmets.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Pak Loh Chiu Chow
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3. Crispy Lemon-Orange Butter Chicken at Opium 

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If you are a huge fan of the Opium Regimes, you should not miss out a chance to dine at Opium and savour this Crispy Lemon-Orange Butter Chicken. The lip-smacking dish is made of crunchy deep-fried chicken cooked with lemon plum sauce and orange juice. Creamy butter is added to impart a hint of palate-pleasing sweetness and tangy flavour to the chicken. Diners can indulge in this served-hot-to-your-table dish with a choice of Poppy Seed Rice or Lotus Leaf Buns which is a perfect match to elevate the dining experience.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Opium
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4. Herb Chicken Breast in Creamy Lemon Sauce at Pampas Steakhouse at Old Malaya

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If you gratify towards sumptuous steaks, you would have paid a visit to Pampas Steakhouse at Old Malaya. Did you know their Herb Chicken Breast In Creamy Lemon Sauce is an all-time-favorite signature dish of many diners here? The chicken breast is pan-fried until its skin is incredibly crispy before being smothered in creamy lemon sauce which gives it a burst in flavour. The dish wins patrons’ hearts not only for its tender goodness but also for its characteristic flavourful taste. One should also revel in the flame-grilled vegetables that are served along.

>> Click here to book a table at Pampas Steakhouse at Old Malaya
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5. Fried Chicken Thigh “Karaage” at Touan

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A culinary journey to Touan would not be fulfilled without treating yourself to the signature dish Fried Chicken Thigh “Karaage” here. Presented with an unpretentious look, the bite-sized chicken thigh has its flavours do all the talking! Take a bite into this delight and you would not stop admiring the crisp-to-the-bite sensation of the thin layer of its crackling skin. The dish is also fancied by many diners for its extraordinary tender flesh which is juicy in every bite.

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6. Chicken Roulade With Mushroom at Pampas Reserve

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Where to find succulent chicken roulade in town that can charm even the most discerning diners? Look no further than the Chicken Roulade With Mushroom at Pampas Reserve. Carefully hand-picked to assure its high quality, the chicken breast is skilfully rolled and stuffed with a tasty filling of fine mushrooms. Served on a bed of Lyonnaise potatoes with a touch of wine reduction sauce, the chicken is not only eye-catching but also appetizing with its soft-to-the-bite meat. Don’t forget to relish the rocket salad garnished on top as its freshness would make you feel rejuvenated.

>> Click here to book a table at Pampas Reserve
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ELITE Review: These Are The Best Duck Dishes In Klang Valley And They Are Free!

Who would not love to munch crackling duck skin while savouring its juicy flesh? Yes! We are in love with and even go crazy when it comes to duck meat. The good news is duck meat is not only appetizing and rich in flavour! There are more reasons for you to love it, especially for the health benefits that it provides such as the high amount of protein, vitamin B-5, B-12, zinc and selenium! And of course, skilful chefs around Malaysia have found their most decent way to bring out the best of the duck! Here are our top hand-picked duck dishes in Klang Valley that you simply cannot miss out.

 

1. Truffle Roast Duck 

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Whether you are a frantic truffle lover or simply someone who fancies its irresistible aroma and taste, you would not resist this fantastic dish – Truffle Roast Duck at Way Modern Chinois! The high-quality duck meat is carefully marinated for 48 hours with 8 types of flavourful ingredients and a good dose of truffle sauce. Too little truffle you say? The duck will then be double-roasted with truffle oil and finally topped with mouth-watering truffle slices! Take a bite and you might stop for a moment to admire the truffle taste exuding from the juicy duck meat. A pure indulgence for up to 6 persons! Keep in mind that this dish needs to be pre-ordered 24 hours in advance but who would mind waiting if it is for such a perfect indulgence?

>> Click here to book a table at Way Modern Chinois
>> Click here to redeem this Truffle Roast Duck for free (only for ELITE members)

 

2. Peking Duck

Known as a staple on imperial court menus, Peking Duck has always been a luscious delight for its crackly texture, sleek golden-brown skin and intoxicating aroma.

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The Peking Duck at Royal Canton is one of the dishes that received much love from its customers. Well-marinated for hours, the duck is roasted to perfection until its skin is crisp-to-the-bite. The staff will help diners by meticulously cutting the duck meat into thin slices and wrapping in delicate egg crepes with a touch of sweet hoisin sauce along with fresh scallions and cucumber. The rest of the duck will be served upon patrons’ liking such as Duck Meat in Lettuce Wrap, Stir-Fried Duck Meat with Kampot Pepper, Stir-Fried Duck Meat with Ginger and Spring Onion, Fried Noodles with Duck Meat, and Fried Rice with Duck Meat. This succulent Peking Duck needs to be pre-ordered 24 hours in advance and is best for 4 – 6 persons!

>> Click here to reserve a table at Royal Canton
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If you are a fan of the authentic Beijing taste of duck, the Traditional Peking Duck at Lai Ching Yuen is another hard-to-resist dish that you should not ignore! The amber-brown Peking Duck is set to entice your palate with its distinct aroma thanks to the traditional marinating methods and authentic recipes. The fork-tender meat along with the crackling sound from its skin will satisfy you on every bite. Homemade sauces and light bites are served along to balance the heavy nature of the meat. An excellent treat to 6 – 10 persons.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Lai Ching Yuen
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3/ Duck Confit

Duck Confit (pronounced as Kon – Fee) is a technique of using salt to cure the duck and gently cooked it in its own fat. If you are in love with this French dish, here are a number of the finest choices for you. 

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The Duck Confit at Two-Ox French Bistro Bar is carefully brined for hours before being bathed in a good amount of duck fat along with aromatic herbs and fine condiments. After being slowly cooked, the duck has a thin, crispy skin that would easily tempt your palate and a tender-to-the-bite flesh that would gratify even the most discerning diners. The citrus duck glaze is carefully prepared to not only accentuate the taste of the duck meat but also give the dish an eye-catching look. The sumptuous duck leg is served with asparagus coulis, new potatoes and grilled radichio.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Two-Ox French Bistro Bar
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Here at Soleil, the duck leg is hand-picked by skilful chefs and brined overnight with salt and fine herbs until it absorbs all the flavours. The duck is then slowly cooked in its rendered fat until its skin turns absolutely golden brown. A unique duck consommé, which takes up to 2 days to prepare, is added to give the duck meat a perfect flavour. To satisfy the diners’ taste buds, pan-seared foie gras and sausage are served along and some seasonal baby vegetables are added to well-balance out the strong taste the dish might have.

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Within a moment of its appearance, the Duck Confit at Bobo KL will immediately catch your attention with its eye-catching color. The duck is garnished with colorful edible pansy, mashed potato, rosemary and roasted zucchini. Dip the meat into the cranberry sauce embellished on the plate and you will have a soul-satisfying sensation for the perfect combination of its moderate sweetness and the fall-off-the-bone duck meat. A true indulgence for those who seek decadence and value-for-money food.

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The sumptuous Duck Confit at Neo Tamarind is nicely presented to quickly feed any patrons’ hungry eyes – the golden brown Duck Confit is placed aside creamy mustard sauce, green bite-sized brocolli and mesmerizing grilled lemon and sweet corn. While the duck skin is incredibly crispy, its meat is meltingly tender as your fork will go through every shred of it. The robust of the char-grilled lemon along with a hint of mustard from the sauce will create a burst in flavour that you would not want to end. A signature dish to delight your palate!

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5 Mansions in Penang That Crazy Rich Asians Would Visit This Merdeka Month 2018

Whether you love to have a taste of what it’s like to be a “Crazy Rich Asian” or simply want to step back in time to admire the glorious past, set your foot into these mansions in Penang and you will have what you wish for!

1/ Indigo @ The Blue Mansion

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If you are a fan of the sensational movie “Crazy Rich Asians”, you would not resist a thought of visiting Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (also known as The Blue Mansion) where some of the movie’s scenes were shot. Built in a traditional Teo Chew style, the UNESCO award-winning heritage mansion would capture your full attention with its indigo façade along with granite-paved courtyards, colorful textures of handcraft semi-opaque fabric lanterns and sprawling stairs. In honour of the film’s release, the mansion is offering to rent out the entire mansion at RM50,000 for 24 hours. If you are wondering whether to splurge such a fortune, remember that it’s always reasonable and value-for-money to spend a dinner at the mansion’s restaurant – Indigo @ The Blue Mansion. Go back in time and live an extravagant life of grandeur in the 19th century by savouring the exquisite cuisine carefully-curated by the head chef who is known for his skilful and meticulous preparation and cooking techniques.

>> Click here to book a table at Indigo @ The Blue Mansion

 

2/ Macalister Mansion

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If you wander around Macalister Road in the beautiful Georgetown, you would notice a colonial house that looks like a heritage museum. In fact, it is the most luxurious and sophisticated boutique hotel here – Macalister Mansion. Embellished with a simple and classic interior, the mansion will wow visitors with its 8 uniquely-designed rooms of special features and artworks. The renowned mansion is also known for its unique contemporary menu using local produces with European cooking techniques. Indulge yourself in the meticulously-curated courses by head chef Johnson and pair the food with a comprehensive selection of wines, you would have a great time dining like a true gourmand. Dining in Macalister Mansion is not about the food itself but about an experience that you would never forget.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Macalister Mansion – Dining Room

 

3/ Thirty Two at The Mansion

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If you are into a uniquely aesthetic experience dining by the sea, Thirty Two at The Mansion will definitely win your heart. The 98-year-old Italianate villa is one of the most beautiful and worth-visiting heritage buildings in town. Surrounded by carefully-trimmed greenery with elegant velvet curtains, the mansion has a lovely beach-side lounge where you can take a gulf of drink while enjoying the sea breeze. The interior design will drift you back to the Renaissance days as it reflects the love for Italian culture of the owner’s son – candle chandelier hanging aloft and gorgeous portraits on the walls. One would not miss a chance to dine at the pork-free restaurant here which offers a wide range of haute French cuisine, Western delights along with splashes of Asian flare and a collection of old wines. Treat yourself to a cosy and romantic meal here to enjoy the finest choices of ingredients as well as glorious creations.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Thirty Two at The Mansion

 

4/ Farquhar Mansion

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If you love to walk down the memory lane to the earliest colonial days of Penang, there is no doubt Farquhar Mansion at Mission Place is one of your first destinations. The almost-200-year-old heritage building has exotically creative designs that are a far cry from conventional expectations. Its remarkable work of arts and well-thought-out furnitures with a classic touch would make you feel lost in time without further notice. Its posh and classy dining room has an intimate setting with dim lights and soothing jazz music that would be a perfect start for a gastronomic journey here. With an ever-growing menu that excites gourmets’ palate, the restaurant only curates high-quality ingredients for a palate-pleasing sensation in every dish. What would be better than a night affair of French haute cuisine, excellent wine, top-notch service in a luxurious and stylish restaurant?

>> Click here to book a table at Farquhar Mansion

 

5/ Suffolk House 

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Quietly tucked away right at the outskirt of George Town, Suffolk House is one of the few buildings that attract much attention as it is the first ‘Great House’ in Penang. The heritage building, built in the early 1800s, is a stunning epitome of a perfect amalgamation of Malaysia’s only surviving Georgian Mansion and Anglo-Indian garden house. Should you search for a unique dining experience surrounded by Georgian architectural design, look no further than Suffolk House Restaurant. The pork-free restaurant is set to entice your palate with a spread of delights like the classic char-grilled rack of lamb or the pan-fried cod fillet. Not only would the restaurant charm you with its fine-dining meals or the much-loved afternoon tea but it also wins the heart of diners for a menu free from addictive and freshly-prepared ingredients for the best taste of a life in the mansion.

>> Click here to reserve a table at Suffolk House Restaurant

 

 

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ELITE Review: The Best Free Steaks at Top Restaurants in Klang Valley

1. Grass-Fed Grilled Beef Rib Eye (250gm) at Pampas Reserve

One who comes to Pampas Reserve should not miss out the heavenly delicious Grass-Fed Grilled Beef Rib Eye here. The grass-fed beef not only has a unique melt-in-the-mouth goodness compared to grain-fed beef but also much lower “bad” fat (such as saturated fat) and a higher amount of Omega-3 fatty acids which are good for health. The beef rib eye is grilled to your liking and served with lightly sautéed spinach along with the restaurant’s homemade mushroom brown sauce which is the perfect combination for the steak. Don’t forget to give the roasted baby potatoes a bite as they will tempt your palate with their flavour. A luscious and healthy delight.

>> Click here to book a table at Pampas Reserve
>> Click here to redeem this dish for free (only for ELITE members)

 

2. Grilled Black Angus Ribeye at Bobo KL

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The Grilled Black Angus Ribeye will immediately catch your attention from the first glance. The ribeye is flecked with a generous amount of pepper on top and embellished with edible pansy, dauphinoise (classic layered potato), asparagus and roasted garlic. The aroma of the beef which mingles well with the perfectly-roasted garlic smell might trigger your salivation without any notice. Dip the steak in the Au jus sauce that comes along and its unique flavour will accentuate the beefiest taste of the meat while the beef itself is superb tender and juicy.

>> Click here to make a reservation at Bobo KL
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3. Goushuu No Wagyu Steak at Kimi-Ya

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If you are looking for a melt-in-the-mouth dish that can satiate your craving, don’t hesitate to try the Goushuu No Wagyu Steak at Kimi-Ya. The highest-graded A5 Wagyu steak is imported from Yamagata which is renowned for having the best Wagyu beef in Japan. Served sizzling hot, the steak would bring great excitement to diners for its mesmerizing marbling and mouth-watering pink flesh. The steak has a moderate amount of fatness and sweetness which will quickly dissolve in your mouth, exuding a rich beefy taste. A dish for those who seek decadence and over-the-top presentation!

>> Click here to reserve a table at Kimi-Ya
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4. CAAB Black Angus Sirloin at Pampas Steakhouse at Old Malaya

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If you are in love with a much leaner steak than rib eye, make sure to pay Pampas Steakhouse at Old Malaya a visit to try their lip-smacking CAAB Black Angus Sirloin! Being one of the best steakhouses in KL, the restaurant only hand-picks the best Certified Australian Angus Beef (CAAB) to serve its discerning customers. As the sirloin is low in fat, the chefs need to skilfully marinate it with fine seasons and grill it to perfection to keep the meat moisturized and tender. Served with grilled mushrooms and speciality chimichurri sauce, this dish is a treat to sirloin fanatics.

>> Click here to book a table at Pampas Steakhouse at Old Malaya
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5. French Rib Eye at Mezze Bar & Bistro

The signature dish French Rib Eye will tempt your palate with its gargantuan steak of gorgeous marbling and irresistible aroma. Using the special Charolais beef from France which is eminent for its extremely flavoursome meat, the well-cut rib eye of 250g and above is grilled to your preferred doneness before being served with shoestring fries and a side of salad. Not only rich in a characteristic flavour, the beef also has a tender-to-the-bite goodness that one could not resist.

>> Click here to make a reservation at Mezze Bar & Bistro
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6. Josper Charcoal Grilled Premium Grass Fed Rib Eye at The Steakhouse

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As one of the few restaurants in KL that import the notable Josper oven using charcoal heat to brings out the best of the meat, The Steakhouse has been reputable for its tasty steaks and earned a long line of loyal customers. Thanks to the extreme heat from the charcoal, the Josper Charcoal Grilled Premium Grass Fed Rib Eye 300gm has desirable char and crisp surface on the outside yet tender meat on the inside with elegant flavour. Served with 5 types of salt and 3 types of mustard along with perfectly-sautéed vegetables, the steak has a succulent taste that would make you crave for more.

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7. Chargrilled Pork Ribeye and Chermoula Spiced Pork Shoulder at ANTE

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The Chargrilled Pork Ribeye is one of the dishes that are in high demand at ANTE for the melt-in-the-mouth sensation that it gives patrons through every bite. Just a cut into the meat and it might be enough to whet your appetite! After being grilled to the perfect point, the steak is smothered in a good amount of truffle butter sauce which accents its flavour. Served along with roasted russet potatoes, frisee and oak leaf lettuce, the steak would keep you coming back just to indulge yourself in its divine taste. 

>> Click here to redeem this dish for free at ANTE Publika (only for ELITE members)
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A visit to the restaurant would be more fulfilled if you can have a bite of the Chermoula Spiced Pork Shoulder. Weigh up to 450gm, the gigantic pork shoulder steak will capture your full attention once it is presented. Carefully hand-rubbed with a moderate amount of Morrocan and Turnisan spices, the steak has a unique aroma in a non-overpowering manner that is set to entice your taste buds. Pair the steak with the salsa verde on top and you might be in awe with the delectable taste of this amalgamation.

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8. Grilled Pork Shoulder Steak at El Cerdo

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El Cerdo has long been frequented by pork lovers in KL and one who comes here should keep an eye on the Grilled Pork Shoulder Steak which is one of the signature dishes here. The pork shoulder is prepared by carefully marinated for 48 hours in fine ingredients including paprika, herbs, onions, and garlic. Not only filled with full of flavours, the pork has a melt-in-the-mouth texture that would tempt the palate of any diners. The Jalapeño and smoked paprika sauce served along is a sublime addition that helps to accentuate the pork flavour and brings out the best of its taste.

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