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[Apr 8 – 14] What’s New This Week

APR. 08 – 14 , 2019

What’s New This Week

Welcome back, foodies! What’s better than starting your new week with impeccable dining news and promotions? Find out the perfect places to hang out with your friends or simply to indulge yourself in delicious foods!


De.Wan 1958 by Chef Wan
The LINC KL, Jalan Tun Razak

Head to the new brainchild of chef Wan for a gastronomic indulgence for all the senses. Have a little escape away from the hustle and bustle by relishing the luscious green plants and cool vibes in an urban setting while enjoying authentic local dishes with a twist meticulously curated by chef Wan! 

Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town

Craving for sumptuous buffet spreads featuring a wide selection of local and international delights? Look no further than Sarkies @ Eastern & Oriental Hotel! This “culinary oasis” in George Town will excite your taste buds and take your dining experience to a whole new level with cozy indoors and beautiful outdoor dining area. 

Dining News and Promotions

New Hanami High Tea
Nobu Kuala Lumpur, Menara 3 Petronas

Love to revel in a picnic under the Sakura? You can experience that feeling right at Nobu Kuala Lumpur! Come to the restaurant to savor Hanami High Tea specially prepared using bento boxes filled with spring-inspired flavors of sweet and savory options. Only on weekends until 28th April!

New Set Lunch
Naughty Nuri’s, All Outlets

If you are frantically in love with ribs, you might not want to miss out this news! An array of new lunch delights have arrived at the restaurant with pork ribs in everything! Savor Boneless Ribs Burger, Pork Ribs with Nasi Goreng, Ribs Baguette Sandwich and more accompanied with complimentary Asparagus Soup, Mango Pudding, Vanilla Ice Cream! Only at RM21.90! 

Happy Hour
Leonardo’s Dining Room & Wine Loft, Jalan Bangkung

What’s it like to live in the Renaissance? If you want to know the answer, there is no better way than come to Leonardo’s Dining Room & Wine Loft to experience it yourself! Don’t forget to please your palate with global dishes here and grab 20% off promotion on house wines, Carlsberg, Sangria or 10% off and 1 Free Bar Bites with any purchase of whisky. 

April Delight
Xing Zhu Restaurant, Cyberview Resort & Spa

Inspired by the concept of lush tropical gardens with beautiful landscape and relaxing environment, Xing Zhu Restaurant is definitely a go-to place if you want to take a break after a hectic week. Remember to gratify your taste buds with Deep Fried Mashed Taro Lotus Paste and Salted Egg Yolk at RM12 nett per portion which is only available in April!


[Apr 14] Songkran Event
Tamarind Springs, Ampang

Be ready as it’s the time of the year when you can take part in the biggest water fight and have a good time with family and friends! Chow down on unlimited portions of authentic Thai Street Food, quench your thirst with handcrafted drinks and more interesting activities are awaiting. From 11am – 5pm at RM130 nett per person (drinks are not included)!

[Apr 14 – 15] Vishu Sadya
Kayra, TTDI

Vishu (Hindu festival) is just around the corner and remember to take this opportunity to enjoy authentic Kerala cuisines! Wondering where to get one? Tuck into a hearty sadya spread and palate-pampering dishes at Kayra this April which is lovingly crafted to celebrate the true flavors of Kerala!


5 Best Places for Porky Dishes in KL

5 Best Places for Porky Dishes in KL

Check out the best places for porky dishes in KL and PJ! Well, diet can start another day..

El Cerdo

5 Best Places for Porky Dishes in KL_El CerdoEl Cerdo specializes in home-cooked pork flavours from all over the world like Europe, the Caribbean and Mexico. This highly popular restaurant on Changkat Bukit Bintang is the result of perfected pork cooking that took 11 years in the making. If you could only have one dish, try their signature Oven Roasted Iberico Spare Ribs. El Cerdo often surprises its patrons with monthly delights, for example, this month’s delight – German style Bak Kut Teh with juicy Iberico ribs, belly, pork tail, potato dumpling, spaetzle and other pork varieties cooked to perfection with their secret recipe soup!

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5 Best Places for Porky Dishes in KL_ANTEWinner of The “Best Place for Meat” category for the Time Out Kuala Lumpur Food Awards 2015 and shortlisted for two years running, ANTE takes pride in serving premier pork steak, namely The Chargrilled Pork Steak as its main attraction. ANTE currently has 2 outlets – one in One Utama Shopping Centre while another in Publika – serving select cut of pork steak, artisan smoked meats and other gourmet delicacies on the menu.

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Naughty Nuri’s 

5 Best Places for Porky Dishes in KL_Naughty Nuri'sWell known for its 1995 Signature BBQ Spare Ribs, Naughty Nuri’s has been winning hearts and stomachs of porky lovers. Its porky game is so strong that it now has 4 outlets at different parts of KL and PJ, including Desa Sri Hartamas, Subang, Life Centre, and Atria Shopping Gallery. Drop by Naughty Nuri’s on Sundays to eat-all-you-can for only RM49.90 per person from 11am – 3pm!

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Tonkatsu Anzu

5 Best Places for Porky Dishes in KL_Tonkatsu AnzuThe newly opened 40-seater Tonkatsu Anzu at ISETAN Lot 10 prides itself for using premium, aged pork sourced from Kyushu to ensure the pork cutlet achieves perfect flavour and tenderness. Its name Anzu or apricot in Japanese is inspired by the apricot trees in Fukutsu in Fukuoka prefecture. The pork cutlets are marinated for 7seven days and the limited Katsu sets are prepared with Gin-Jo-Pork which is handpicked by the Chief Chef himself.

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Sion Dining & Bar

5 Best Places for Porky Dishes in KL_Sion Dining & BarQuietly tucked away in Ara Damansara, Sion Dining and Bar is the prefect place for those who are looking for a quiet dining. The restaurant was headed by the Japanese chef Masamichi Shiomi who was originally born in Kyoto and raised in Osaka. Sion serves Iberico pork – Iberico is prized on its unique taste created in part by the aroma of sweet acorns that the pigs feed on. One of the most loved dishes by patrons is the Iberico Pork Hamburger – this 280g juicy pork patty comes with a tangy-sweet salsa sauce and tomatoes.

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5 Best Malaysian Inspired Cocktails in KL

5 Best Malaysian Inspired Cocktails in KL

Toast to Merdeka!


Malaysia has certainly come a long way. What’s better to toast to 59 years of Merdeka with these 5 best Malaysian inspired cocktails in KL?



5 Best Malaysian Inspired Cocktails in KL_SkyBar



#1 Selangor Sling by SkyBar @ Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The award-winning SkyBar, one of the city's most popular rooftop bars, is located high up on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur, and features a variety of cocktails and amazing views of the Petronas Twin Towers from its cabana booths. Try the Selangor Sling, a localised version of Tanqueray Gin combined with Cherry Brandy Liqueur and shaken with pressed pineapple juice, fresh lemon juice, and a touch of Angostura Bitters, topped by a D.O.M. Benedict and soda mix. A refreshing long drink with a slight perfume to it.

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5 Best Malaysian Inspired Cocktails in KL_OjosBar



#2 Wong Lo Kat by Ojos Bar @ Jaya One 


Taiwanese influenced speakeasy bar, Ojos Bar at Jaya One brings you the daring concoction Wong Lo Kat cocktail. Wong Lo Kat is a strong and bitter Chinese herbal tea that is normally drunk to cool the body when a fever breaks. The cocktail is a twist made familiar to local palate with Bourbon infused Chinese herbs, licorice, red dates, goji berry and chrysantymum, Pi Pa Gao made with honey and herbs, Angostura and Chrysantymum bitters.

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5 Best Malaysian Inspired Cocktails in KL_NaughtyNuris




#3 Asam Boi Mojito by Naughty Nuri’s @ Desa Sri Hartamas, Life Centre & SS15 The Courtyard


Often known for its famous bbq pork ribs and martinis, the Asam Boi Mojito of Naughty Nuri’s is equally good too! Within, a mix of flavourful sweet and sour with a touch of mint makes a full blast on your tongue when you busy licking your fingers after savouring their signature BBQ Spare Ribs.

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5 Best Malaysian Inspired Cocktails in KL_Fiercer




#4 Malibu Mango Lassi by Fiercer by Fierce Curry House @ Publika


Created by the restaurant owner, Malibu Mango Lassi dresses up that humble staple of Indian health drinks with Malibu rum (from Barbados!). The silky result blends fruit pulp with house-made yogurt for a blissful combination of cream and coconut with a tart edge that makes an excellent pairing with the authentic and spicy Indian cuisines on the table.

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5 Best Malaysian Inspired Cocktails in KL_Opium



#5 Asean Daiquiri by Opium @ Changkat Bukit Bintang


This unique outlet Opium situated in Changkat Bukit Bintang focuses on Asian Oriental delights with a twist; such as Phoenix Dumpling, Fern Leaf Salad, Crispy Duck Noodles, Wagyu Beef Rendang, and the signature Beef Brisket and Tendon Stew just to name a few. You got to try their twisted classic Asean Daiquiri (spiced rum, calamansi, kaffir lime leaves and assam boi) while admiring the interior design inspired by the Opium regimes of the east.


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Best Indonesian Restaurants in KL

5 Best Indonesian Restaurants in KL

Indonesian food here we come!

Always celebrated on August 17th, Indonesia's National Day marks Indonesia's declaration of independence from the Netherlands in 1945. Let's have a look on the 5 best Indonesian restaurants in KL this week!



5 Best Indonesian Restaurants in KL_TamarindSprings

Getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city? With only 15-minutes drive from KL city, Tamarind Springs sits on the edge of a lush forest appeal to those who love being close to nature; while its titillating traditional Indochinese cuisine of sweet, salty, sour and spicy have won many industry accolades and topped several gastronome scoreboards. One of the highlights is their Khmer Krom stir-fried crab and stir-fried beef.

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5 Best Indonesian Restaurants in KL_NeoTamarind

Best described as 'NEO-rotic', dining within Neo Tamarind feels sexy, satiating and quite a state of mind. NEO's kitchen is a special place from where eclectic Chef Sombat Kokasemkul weaves his magic, conjuring an innovative menu inclusive of Angus beef seared tatami style with lemongrass, bird’s eye chilli and passion fruit juice. With a mixology bar as well, it is inevitably a great place to chill and unwind any night. 


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5 Best Indonesian Restaurants in KL_DancingFishDancing Fish at Bangsar Shopping Centre dishes out authentic Indonesian/Balinese cuisine. All ingredients used are carefully selected to bring the true unadulterated and uncompromised favours of Malaysia and Indonesia; no msg is added to food. The kitchen team coaxes flavours out of all dishes by relying on the freshest and highest grade of ingredients. We recommend their signature fish Dancing Fish which waltzes in gravy and various ingredients. Reservations are recommended.


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5 Best Indonesian Restaurants in KL_NaughtyNuris

Originated in Ubud Bali, Naughty Nuri’s started small in a warung and slowly, their martinis and ribs became the stuff of legends and now it finally arrived in Malaysia. On a weeknight, there were tables full of people licking their fingers in public after savouring Naughty Nuri’s pork ribs coated with addictive spicy-sweet sauce. Get a "shake, shake, shake" dance with any martini order.


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5 Best Indonesian Restaurants in KL_AyamPenyet

Starting in 2009, Ayam Penyet Sumatera has a very experienced team in preparing and cooking Indonesian food with Ayam Penyet as their main speciality. All the food are prepared fresh and specially marinated with various spices and herbs. Reports say that their sambal “pedas giler!” 


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Blog #21_5 Best Places for Pork Ribs in KL

5 Best Places for Pork Ribs in KL

Pork Ribs lovers!

Do you know that barbecue ribs is one of the top 50 American food? In conjunction of the Independence Day of the United States on July 4th, check out these 5 places for pork ribs and prepare to sink your teeth into those sticky, and delightful ribs of perfection!

Naughty Nuri's

Home of infamous wicked ribs and brutal martinis, Balinese Naughty Nuri’s is here to impress everyone. The restaurant is well known for The Almighty Nuri’s 1955 Signature BBQ Spare Ribs. This signature char-grilled ribs is marinated with Balinese spice, marvelously tender coated in a flavourful, sticky-savoury-sweet BBQ sauce, and coupled with a spicy chili dressing. The infamous ribs is cut into easy-to-share pieces – definitely a friendly dish to be shared among friends! Naughty Nuri’s currently has 3 outlets in KL – Desa Sri Hartamas, Subang The Courtyard, and Life Centre. Each has funky and fun decor with naughty piggies everywhere. Have fun and get their famous "shake, shake, shake" dance with any martini order!

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El Cerdo

Nestled in Changkat Bukit Bintang, El Cerdo’s Oven Roasted Iberico Spare Ribs is every pork lover’s dream. This highly popular restaurant attracts crowds that are willing to travel to the extremely busy area, just to have a taste of their perfect porky dishes that have been standing strong for the past 11 years. If you like ribs, you won’t go wrong with the Oven Roasted Iberico Spare Ribs. Slowly cooked to a juicy perfection, the rub of spices caramelized into a light golden-brown crust that is irresistible. El Cerdo is always packed with crowds, advance table reservation is highly recommended to avoid any disappointment.

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ANTE – Kuala Lumpur’s Premier Pork Steak Restaurant is renown for its signature porcine dining experience. It serves an array of porkilicious dishes, from pork ribs to pork burgers and pork steak. Winner of The “Best Place for Meat” category for the Time Out KL Food Awards and shortlisted for two years running, the main attraction at ANTE is the signature Chargrilled BBQ Ribs – the tender slab, the glossy sheen and the enticing BBQ sauce make a lavish and delightful dish. Come discover this dish while enjoying the lovely environment of the restaurant, comfortably seating.

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Drift Dining & Bar

Come to Drift Dining & Bar and discover their very famous Slow Braised Baby Pork Ribs. This imported baby back pork ribs from Spain is a signature dish and you will certainly ask for more! After marinated in herbs for 24 hours then slow braised, the tender meat is a delight with unbelievable smoky spicy tastes. Inspired by Japanese influence, the ribs is coated with Yakiniku sauce which also caramelized the meat – not just sticky but richly thick too. For the last touch, red radish apple garnish with coriander hints tops off this generous plate. The flavours of the seasoning too struck the balance to not overwhelm the natural hints of the pork.

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Vintry Jaya 33

Vintry Jaya 33 in Section 13, Petaling Jaya is the quintessential wine bar with its commendable range of wines cellaring in the spacious outlet, as well as its two state-of-the-art Enomatic Wine-Serving Systems. Comfort food at its best – Vintry Jaya 33 offers delectable BBQ Pork Ribs. Served with mashed potatoes and coleslaw, their fresh and tender pork ribs are an all-time favourite. Vintry Jaya 33 has also made its mark as a sanctuary for happy hour seekers with its fine range of whisky flights, beer on tap and of course, wines by the glass. The restaurant has a very friendly atmosphere and great ambiance, perfect if you are coming with a large group of friends!

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