Choosing wine at the restaurant….like a real conoisseur !

May it be in couples’ lives, in clothing, or in a job interview, everything is about matching things together.
Wine is no exception, it’s even one of the fields where matching matters the most. While a good match between meal and wine can create delicious flavours, a mismatch would turn the value added of the wine into a dreadful experience. A mismatched wine can overemphasize or overwhelm some of the food’s taste, but it can also create a new unpleasant taste.
But do not worry, TableApp team is here to teach you the basics of matching !


Red wine: Strong taste for meat and cheese.

Due to its strong taste and its astringency (red are normally very tannic wines), red wine cannot be drunk with every meal. Although through all the spectrum of red wines some can be suitable for seafood due to their light taste, red wine is generally drunk with strong tasting meals.THE perfect match

Therefore, when ordering red meat, chicken or with cheese, order red wine as a side drink.

Depending on the location of the wine producer and the year, the wine will taste different, and you should associate it with food accordingly.

If you want to drink white wine, find another dish, as the white wine would seem tasteless after cheese or meat in sauce dishes.

Tip: Cheese go perfectly well with French Gamay


White wine: Oysters, Foie Gras and Desserts
 
White wine, although the range of wines belonging to this family is extremely large, is generally of a less astringent, more acid taste, and suits well dishes that require a fine palate such as seafood and fish. When a red wine would overwhelm the food taste, white wine generally suits it perfectly.

White wineThe taste of white wine can differ significantly according to its percentage of sugar: A dry (“sec” in French) wine is very low in sugar (this is the type people commonly refer to when speaking of white wine), and gets along well with fresh oysters while a so-called soft (“moelleux”) wine is generally consumed at the aperitif, before the dinner starts, with foie gras and fig jam toasts for instance.

White wine can be ordered with any dessert, but it should not be too sugary.

Tip: For a more distinguished drink with fresh oysters, brut Champagne can replace the dry white wine.


Rosé: Aperitif with friends

Rosé is the kind of wine that is not generally considered suitable for a “real” dinner. Rosé (the name comes from its rosy colour) is supposed to be drunk when having some pre-dinner snacks (the so called French aperitif) with friends.
Although sophisticated Rosé do exist, Rosé is thus generally meant to be a casual beverage. Please pay attention that genuine rosé must be made out of red grapes, and not out of a blend of white and red wine.

Tip: Unlike Red but like White, Rosé is better drunk very cold (7 to 12°C)!


The basic know-how of wine-meal matching is a very important part of the Latin food culture, and is notoriously unavoidable in Italian, Spanish and French cuisines. For sure, avoiding the mismatch mistake is very important, but the foremost expert is still the sommelier, so do ask for his recommendations while making your order.  


Bon Appétit !

Restaurants with birthday deals to enjoy during November!

Here's a list of restaurants that is giving out promotion to all the customers who's having their birthday on November! With just a simple reservation made at TABLEAPP and dine in at the restaurant, you will get to enjoy the birthday deals!! For more detailed information please visit the birthday promotion page.

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Renoma Cafe Gallery

  • Get Moet Chandon Champagne at RM 230
  • Free RM 50 Cash Voucher
  • Free Dessert​
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Enak KL 

  • Free a non-alcoholic sparkling wine.
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Chicago Rib House @ 1 Utama

  • Free a Brownie Dessert
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Chicago Rib House @ Gurney Plaza

  • Free a Brownie Dessert​
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Chicago Rib House @ Leisure Mall

  • Free a Brownie Dessert

 

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Aria Italian Dining

  • 40% Off on a la carte menu or FREE a cake (Cake size depends on pax)
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Zest

  • Free a Cake
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Midori Japanese Restaurant

  • Free a cake    
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Shook!

  • Free a cake
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Summer Palace Chinese Restaurant

  • Free a cake
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Tuscany Italian Restaurant & Pizza Bar

  • Free a cake
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Daidomon Japanese BBQ

  • Free a Dinner Buffet
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Pak Loh Chiu Chow

  • Free a cake
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Fisherman's Cove

  • Free a cake
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  • Free a cake

Want to make a reservation? visit us at TABLEAPP now!

alternatively, you could also use your phone and make a reservation just by downloading our app:

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Find out any problem with TABLEAPP? 3 steps to give your feedback to us

TABLEAPP.com aims to provide you good service to ensure you have a good time at your favorite restaurant conveniently. The phrase "Customer knows best" may have an ounce of truth in it, so we want to hear from you. Whether it is a complaint or your comments about our service, you can easily do so with the click of a mouse. To do that,

1. Check out the "Feedback & Support"

Look out for the 'Feedback & Support' bar on the right of the page, as indicated by the blue arrow (pic). Click on it, and it will popout a feedback form.

 

2. Select the "Contact support" when you found any problem.

If you had found some problem on TABLEAPP.com, select the "Contacct support" tab on the top of the form. Fill in the boxes accordingly and click  'Send message'  at the bottom and your message will deliver to us.

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3. Select the "Give Feedback" tab to provide your suggestion and feedback.

If you want to share your feedback/suggestion with TABLEAPP.com, select the "Give Feedback" tab on the top of the form. Fill in the boxes accordingly and click  'Post Idea'  at the bottom and your message will deliver to us.

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It's that easy to get in touch with us! Alternatively, if you prefer to stick to the good ol' traditional way of electronic communication, send us an email to info@tableapp.com. We hope to hear from you soon!

(Feedback solution is provided by uservoice)

Enjoy discounts on Sri Lankan cuisine with TABLEAPP.

ALIYAA's Signature Sri Lankan Colombo Style Crab

Knowing how hard it is to find authentic traditional food, TABLEAPP has teamed up with ALIYAA, a must-try place for Sri Lankan cuisine to offer you great food at bargain prices. For a limited time only, you can purchase vouchers from TABLEAPP to enjoy food at the restaurant at a discounted rate. 

Deserving special mention is the Colombo Style Crab, which is a specialty of the restaurant. The rather large sized fresh crabs are flown straight from Sri Lanka and is said to among the best around. The crabs are cooked with black pepper and chilly, giving the dish a strong spricy flavor. A definite favorite for spice-lovers! When purchased with the voucher, you get 1kg of crabby goodness at only RM96 – that is a discount of RM45.90!

If crabs aren't your kind of thing, there are plenty of other dishes waiting to be discovered. From the String Hoppers Kothu to the Lumprais, ALIYAA offers an abundance of choices, giving you a taste of Sri Lanka without having to leave the country!

String Hoppers Kothu: Sri Lankan specialty prepared from spaghetti-like strings of unprocessed brown rice flour dough squeezed through a sieve onto small oven trays which are steamed to perfection!
String Hoppers Kothu: Sri Lankan specialty prepared from spaghetti-like strings of unprocessed brown rice flour dough squeezed through a sieve onto small oven trays which are steamed to perfection!

Lumprais:  rice with fried egg, roasted cashew nuts, vegetables and a deviled dish in banana leaf.
Lumprais: rice with fried egg, roasted cashew nuts, vegetables and a deviled dish in banana leaf.

For a limited time only, you can purchase a RM100 cash voucher for all food and drinks at only RM80. These two offers are valid till October 31st 2013, so grab them now! For more information, check out the TABLEAPP Promotions page.

About ALIYAA 

Hailed as the only one authentic Sri Lankan Restaurant in Malaysia, ALIYAA Island Restaurant & Bar is ready to serve you some influence but with distinctive flavour Sri Lankan food. As featured in Tatler, The Star and Harper's Bazaar, the elegant restaurant is ready to serve you the must-try Signature Crab imported from Sri Lanka. ALIYAA Island Restaurant & Bar also serves Authentic Sri Lankan Dishes with choices of Mutton Paal Poriyal, Kiribath, Aliyaa Puttu and more.

Visit ALIYAA's profile 

This promotion is brought to you by TABLEAPP.

 

*All pictures taken from ALIYAA website. 

Get treated on your birthday! Introducing our birthday promotions page.

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Nothing calls for more celebration than your birthday. We’re used to getting presents from family and friends, but did you know you could also get a treat from restaurants? Now you can, with TABLEAPP’s Birthday Dining Promotions.

To be eligible, you need to dine in at restaurants listed on the Birthday Promotions page. This page lists all the restaurants that provide birthday promotions, a description of each and their respective birth

Located on the top right of the page is the B’day Promo icon which allows you to download the app onto your device. You can use the app to book the restaurant of your choice.

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As usual, the convenient round-the clock service, instant confirmation and ease of using the app comes together to make your birthday meal an unforgettable one! 

Check out the page here: http://www.tableapp.com/bdpromotion.

 

Restaurant recommendation is now easier than ever!!!

Let’s face it – we all love great food! Recommending places to eat is now easier with the ‘Restaurant Mail’ function on TABLEAPP. Your friends (or family) will be able to see your recommendation, read a description about it and best of all, make a reservation right away!

In order to do this, follow the steps below:

Step 1. Go to the restaurant profile. (in this guide, we will use Penang Village).

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Step 2. Find the Restaurant Mail icon (show in figure) in the share on column. Click it and it will bring up a pop-out.

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3. Enter the requested details, which include your recipient’s email and a message to him/her. Then click Send and your recipient will receieve an email with your recommendation.

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Alternatively, you can recommend places through social media like Facebook and Twitter. Simply click on the respective icons next to the Mail icon. Happy sharing!

To make a reservation via TABLEAPP, visit TABLEAPP.com or Download our app.

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Want to earn money easily with your website or blog? Join TABLEAPP affiliate program now!

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TABLEAPP is announcing this new affiliate program where you can earn money by referring people to make reservation at our TABLEAPP online reservation website! With every reservation made by visitor you referred, you earn RM1. Isn't it easy? 

Here's a few easy steps to start earn more money with your website or blog! 

step1(1) Sign Up for an affiliate account

Register as a TABLEAPP affiliate member. After the registration, you will able to login to your account and track your account stat, traffic and commission earned. To sign up now, click here.

 

step2(2) Get your referral links

We will provide you your unique affiliate id and referral link. You can also generate a referral link to any specific restaurant in our merchant list.

 

step3(3) Earn your commission

Place you referral link on your website. Once a visitor clicks the referral link, you will earn commission every time when reservation made by the visitor within 30 days.

 

For more detailed info, please visit us at http://www.tableapp.com/affiliate. There is also a FAQ section over there! If you have more questions to ask you can also mail us at info@tableapp.com, we will reply you within a business day.

TABLEAPP restaurant page has a brand new look to it!

TABLEAPP online reservation has a brand new look to it with multiple newly added features!

1. Blog Articles

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 You can now browse through our restaurant with some blog articles as references to the particular restaurant. This can give you a overview of what food the restaurant offer and the overall taste of it. Through this blog article, users can click on the read more button to see the full blog article posted by bloggers who have been to the restaurant before. You can also find food review photo here.

2.Restaurant Menu

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 Refering to the image, you can see the red highlighted part is our new restaurant menu feature. You can browse through the menu of the specific restaurant. This can help you decide on whether this restaurant offers your favourite dish or you can always look through their menu to see if something attracts you! To view the menu, just clicked on the category you would like to see and you will be automatically brought to another page which display the menu of your selected choice. You can also browse through all the menu yourself by clicking here.

3. Improved navigation

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As you can see, there is a "Make Reservation" button now on the right top corner once you scroll down the page. The purpose of this is to help you navigate through our page easier. Once you clicked on the "Make Reservation" button, you will be automatically brought to the top of the page with the "Make your reservation" panel on the right. On the other hand, the "Make your reservation" panel will also be fixed on the right hand side of your screen when scrolling down the page so that users does not need to scroll all the way up once they decided to make a reservation for the restaurant.

 

Want to make a reservation? visit us at www.tableapp.com now!

alternatively, you could also use your phone and make a reservation just by downloading our app:

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Step By Step to grab deals for your birthday party

TABLEAPP Birthday Dining App just released few days ago, follow this guide would help you get more familiar with how to grab deals for your birthday party 😛

Step 1: Import your friend list

To import your facebook friend list to our app. Firstly, you can do it on the introduction page when you just installed and open the app for the first time (Refer to image on the left). If you missed out on this, don't worry you could still import your facebook friends here on the third tab with a human icon(Refer to image on the right).

After importing your Facebook friend list, your available upcoming friends birthday will now appear on the Birthday Dining App.

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Step 2: Find out birthday deals

You can now browse through all restaurants which offers birthday deals but before that you need to fill in some details for the search. Details such as date,time, for how many person, and area. After selecting all your preferred criteria, click the search button and we will list out all the restaurants which match with your search criteria.

By clicking on each of the restaurant, you get to see the details of the specific restaurant. Restaurant details such as address, dress code, cuisine, operating hours and also a more detailed promotion information.

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Step 3: Make reservation

Finally when you finally decided on which restaurant to dine in. You can simply just make your reservation by clicking on the Make Reservation button. It will bring you to another page where you need to fill in your personal details such as name, email and phone number needed for reservation purposes. If you have some special request from the restaurant, you can fill it in as well. After you are done filling in your details, click on the make reservation button and your reservation will be completed.

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Download the apps

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or, you could go to TABLEAPP online reservation to make the reservation :)