Jun 27 2012

Review: KLIA-LCCT Tune Hotel

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A Tune That Sings To Your Budget

Going through a long layover in Kuala Lumpur? If you’re on a budget and looking for somewhere to crash during your transfer or before a flight, Tune Hotel may be a good bet. With more than 220 regular double rooms and a couple of wheelchair-friendly ones, this six-storey building is easily sighted from the LCCT … read the full post

Jun 24 2012

Review: Village Roast Duck

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Familiar with Cantonese cuisine? It’s more than just dim sum, with roast duck being an institution all of its own. In London, the Four Seasons’ roast duck restaurant has become famous, particularly in Cantonese circles, for being the best outside of Hong Kong. Now two siblings who worked for eight years in the London Bayswater … read the full post

Jun 24 2012

Review: Antipodean Cafe, Kuala Lumpur

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With a red and black exterior and a patio occupied to the brim during lunch, Antipodean Cafe on Kuala Lumpur‘s trendy Jalan Telawi is one of Bangsar’s most successful lunch and coffeehouses (though they’re open for dinner too). Drawing inspiration from the taste and lifestyle of the Antipodes to the south, its extensive menu is … read the full post

Jun 23 2012

Review: Rebung Chef Ismail

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Flamboyant and amicable Chef Ismail is a homegrown Malaysian celebrity who has made a name for himself by cooking traditional kampong (village) style cuisine and bringing it to big city and beyond; you can sample his dishes at Rebung Chef Ismail, a converted bungalow house (he opened it with another well-known identity, Malaysia‘s first astronaut, … read the full post

Jun 16 2012

Dim sum in Kuala Lumpur

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Siu Mai in a steamed basket will polish your chopstick skills as you try to get a hold on these yummy things!

Dim sum is a Cantonese custom that you can enjoy at various locations throughout Kuala Lumpur. Dim Sum, literally translated as “to touch your heart,” originated in the teahouses of China but this charming way of dining has made inroads into most parts of Asia and has become part of the culture in Malaysia and … read the full post

Jun 12 2012

Seafood in Port Klang: Part 2

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Port Klang may be famous for its seafood, but it’s even more so for preparing it steamboat style. While you’ll find traditional Chinese steamboat in Kuala Lumpur’s restaurants, it takes fresh ingredients and specialty in marinating to really bring out the flavour of the meats, and Port Klang, with the Straits of Melaka at its … read the full post

Jun 11 2012

Seafood in Port Klang: Part 1

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Whether you’re seeking a quick culinary expedition or just looking for a new place to visit for a day from Kuala Lumpur, Port Klang is easily accessible and allows you to combine filling your stomach with the discovery of a new location. Relatively unknown by foreigners, Port Klang’s crab and steamboat dishes are highly sought … read the full post

Jun 05 2012

Review: Ming Tien Food Court

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Ming Tien in Taman Megah is one outdoor food court you shouldn’t miss trying out in Kuala Lumpur. Festooned with coloured lights, wooden huts and trees, Ming Tien is an affordable but popular location to taste local dishes once the sun sets. With a wide variety of local street food, seafood dishes and international cuisine … read the full post

Jun 03 2012

What if my computer or phone dies in Kuala Lumpur?

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One of the worst things that can happen on a trip is your beloved laptop hard drive crashing or iPhone stalling. So where should you head if you’re in Kuala Lumpur and looking for a quick fix? The Digital Mall in Petaling Jaya is a technology hub where retailers offer not only the best deals … read the full post

May 30 2012

Review: Unique Seafood

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Anyone up for some fresh seafood in Kuala Lumpur? If heading for the coast is too time-consuming and inconvenient, then this is the place for you in Kuala Lumpur: Unique Seafood is 15 minutes from the city centre by cab and you’ll find more than a hundred fish tanks filled with fresh seafood imported from … read the full post

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