Fifth Palate

Fifth Palate @ Encorp Strand Mall, Post-Merdeka

Takeaway: We tried the seasonal menu at Fifth Palate (no longer available) as well as another dish from their ordinary menu and were impressed enough to recommend this place as a go-to cafe destination. For food, at least! And particularly if you’re in the area.   In today’s review, we look at a number of limited-time-only dishes from Fifth Palate …

Upperhouse @ Telawi, Bangsar (A Discussion on Abstraction)

Takeaway: Upperhouse serves, amongst other things, some very prettily plated desserts. We dissect their artistic merit and proffer suggested pairings with other works of art. Miles Davis and Coltrane trade lines on Bye Bye Blackbird. Not over the speakers at Upperhouse, mind you (it’s more of a Top of the Pops vibe there), but over mine at home as I …

Proof Pizza @ APW – Third Time Lucky

In discussing, digesting and dissecting the Malaysian food scene, us Foodgazers take several sweeping statements to stand as self-evident truths. Chief amongst them is the fundamental belief that the average Malaysian establishment will fluctuate erratically in the quality of its food – and in general, trend downwards over time. Which is all to say that sometimes even the best places …