Category Archives: Hotels & Resorts

Waking Up in the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

Oh dear, it’s already Tuesday morning here. I’ve officially missed the mark to put up a post for my Maldivian Monday series. But you know what they say, better late then never.  P.S: Technically it is still Monday in some parts of the world. Guess that still counts. LOL! *** 5:38am. I woke up from…

MIGF 2011: Mandarin Oriental KL Welcomes Chef Reto Weber to Mandarin Grill

This year marks the 11th year that Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur is participating in the Malaysian International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2011 with their signature Mandarin Grill restaurant (along with the hotel’s Cantonese kitchen, Lai Po Heen). The festival cannot come at a better time as Mandarin Oriental has just appointed a new Chef de Cuisine…

Li Yen, The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur: Mooning over Mid-Autumn Festival

Today is the 15th day of the eight month in the Chinese lunar calendar, which makes today – officially – the Mid-Autumn Festival (???). I know it is hard to keep track when the day is actually celebrated, given how early mooncakes of many different varieties are sold as early as July each year. Ironically, this festival…

Buka Puasa @ Sheraton Imperial KL: The Essence of Melaka

The holy month of Ramadan is once again be upon us and for many Malaysians, this is a great time to renew ties and gather together over a meal. Buka Puasa (breaking of past) during this time also provides the perfect opportunity to savour on some of the best Malay cuisines all around the country….

Dining at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur: A Night of Discovery

The city of Kuala Lumpur is a cozy kampung (village) populated by over 1.4 million fascinating individuals and with just as many places to worship. But it recently dawned on me that the only place anyone has spoken about going into for a prayer these days, is a restaurant – where single people worship each…

J.J Abrams "Super 8" and Inspiring Italy at Favola Le Meridien KL

To be honest, there is not a lot we can thank for from the 80′s. But the one thing the decade of bad shoulder pads did get right was movies with children. Sure, there have been getting and there are still plenty of movies that have children as lead characters in the past two decades….

Debbie Teoh’s A Touch of Nyonya Influence, Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur: Celebrating the Memory of Puah Kiam Ti Chang

When I was a little boy, triangular indigo-and-white glutinous rice dumplings were an annual treat. Auntie Tan, my late god-mother, made these bamboo leaf-wrapped bundles to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival. The festival is also known to the Chinese as Du?nw? Jié ??? or Double Fifth as it is observed on the fifth day of…

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