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The Tokyo Restaurant @ Isetan Lot 10

Take the escalators up through Isetan Lot 10 where the top floor beckons with the instantly recognizable sheets of red, draping luxuriously from the ceiling. It’s a dramatic dining room. Interior impressions aside though, the first thing you’ll likely notice when reaching is the snake-like queue at The Tokyo Restaurant, home to the overwhelmingly popular 6th Avenue Cheesecake. We’ve had …

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Menya Shi Shi Do – Sri Petaling’s neighbourhood ramen joint

You’re in Sri Petaling. You’re hungry, but you’ve heard horror stories about the mediocrity permeating most restaurants in this part of town. Which isn’t great because you want great food. Or good food, at the very least. Damn those food blogs that keep unreasonably raising your expectations and destroying your retirement savings! After all, this is KL, not Penang. One must settle …

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 …

battery acid club

Battery Acid Club

We went to Battery Acid Club. We had fried sweet potato fritters, miso espresso chicken, coffee and an affogato. We wrote about it. First of all though, it’s probably pertinent to mention that Battery Acid Club has evolved quite a bit since their debut late-2014. Their lofty initial goals remain largely unchanged (to foster a space for the exchange of …

J&D Espresso @ Pavilion Elite

What’s so elite about Pavilion Elite? Sure, you have COS (probably the best spot for basics at a relatively affordable price point though it’s just that slightly bit more expensive than other high street offerings to dissuade excessive impromptu splurges) but what else is there? The overwhelming majority of the occupants are the usual run-of-the-mill mall fillers. It’s like a strangely …