Tamarind Springs is one of a well known place for romantic dinners. A place that sits right to near forest, that gives you fresh air while enjoying your romantic time in this place. It is like a small entry that gives you a feeling walking into a huge mansion.

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Enjoy the stroll into this beautiful restaurant. As you will be greeted with Bali like concept design restaurant.

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This year, they are doing something special in conjunction with Chinese New Year celebration. By welcoming the Lunar New Year auspiciously with sumptuous selection of delicacies in Tamarind Restaurants, specially design to kickoff the The Year of the Dog. Diners can enjoy uniquely infused oriental delicacies prepared by dedicated chefs from 15th January 2018 to 2nd March 2018.

Every Tamarind restaurant features special gastronomy creations and priced at RM88 per person, including traditional dishes such as noodles, dumplings and fish with unique flavours to welcome a lucky and prosperous year ahead.

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Enjoy the nature, with sounds of birds chipping, sound of waterfall, and tress moving thru strong winds. This would be a perfect venue for family and friends gathering. Even for kids to run around at this area is still quite safe.

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Start off with Tradional lou sang as this platter can easily fit 12-16 pax.

What can you expect over here is that the dishes are prepared by Executive Chef Somkuhan that would definitely spoil your taste buds with her Traditional Indochinese delicacies, which is something quite near to Chinese Cuisine. In another way to express can be in a form of Indonesian Chinese Cooking method.

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Special fried roll for a starter. Along with salad next, that is filled with fried squid rings. A little spicy, sourish that makes it a good starter.

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Prawn Soya Bean Pudding is very interesting as this is quite a new dish for me. Soft, like near to taufufa, slight creamy that gives a nice touch with freshness of prawns.

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Clear Soup Chicken Tomyum whichs gives you a version of sourish is more than spiciness.

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Quite like this, as the stewed duck is well done, best to pair with rice. Gravy is spot on and duck meat might be just a little too hard. Another dish that goes well with your rice is their Steamed Seabass with Ginger Sauce. Simple dish with the right amount of solid ingredient to make it pungent in taste.

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End with Thai style fried mee hoon and of course with dessert. Honeydew Sago.

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If you enjoy another new venue for family gathering with incredible nature ambiance, then Al fresco dining with private pool access is available at the lower deck of the restaurant. For reservations and inquiries, kindly email [email protected] or call +603 4256 9300.

Also another great venue for anniversary celebration, birthday celebration or anniversary.

Check out their ala-carte menu here: Tamarind Spring Menu 2018

Location :
The Terrace at Tamarind Springs
Jalan 1, Taman Tun Abdul Razak
68000 Ampang, Selangor
Tel: 03-4256 9300
Email: [email protected]

Operating Hours:
12pm – 3pm,
6pm – 10.30pm
(The Terrace operates for dinner only)

I think Cincin Restaurant & Wine Bar is a good addition for Cheras Folks. I am not too sure is there any wine bar around but to cater for such a huge population is indeed a great addtion to the areay where folks in Cheras do not have to drive so far to hang out.

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It is a two-storey restaurant located opposite Cheras Leisure Mall with ample of parking during night. Since MRT is operationg, good for those who needs to rely on the train, you can get off at MRT Taman Mutiara station and take a cab there as the restaurant is less than 1km away.

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Well, all of us are like curious goat where why does the place is name cin cin and only found out that in Italian, Cincin literally translates to “Cheers”. Therefore, this place is a restaurant and wine bar also the space is big enough to cater for .private parties. The separation of space in the venue means ground floor – mainly for beer and casual dining and 1st floor – wine dining with a dress code – smart casual or can be your private event space.

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Types of beers that is available besides wine.

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They have a few hang out spots in this place and here is definately one of a cozy place.

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Well for us tonight, it is like hosting a huge private Christmas event, with dining chairs are all nicely tie up with helium balloons and decorations of tables and tress are all up for Christmas mood.

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As for hosting private event, you also can request a customize mini door gift such as t his.

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Let’s CinCin for a fun occasion with strong friendship continues.

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Dinner menu for tonight.

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Enjoying our wine for the night.

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Caesar Salad and Clear Soup with Truffle Oil then we start off with white wine Padre Pedro Reserva Branco Varietal: Viognier and Arinto (2015)

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Poached Salmon in White Wine Broth

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Grilled Portobello Mushroom with Bacon and Cheese

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Grilled Lamb Rack in Red Wine Rosemary Sauce  pair with Aldeya Tinto Varietal: Syrah. Tempranillo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon (2015)

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Hojicha Creme Brulee

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Get to know some new faces and from the rest of us, CinCin to year 2018.

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Spend RM500 wine purchase in total of 3 bills, in a month. You are entitled to your own crystal wineglass stored in Cincin FREE, and a charm with name. Follow Cincin Facebook for their in-house events. For every event joined, member will get a special charm chained on their wineglass.

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Roast and Grill Platter for 4 Pax
Comes with complimentary 4 glasses of cava @ RM268++
Christmas Dinner from 22 – 25 December 2017
Buffet-style salad, soup and cold cuts
Live carving of turkey and lamb leg – table service
For pricing, please visit Cincin’s Facebook Page
Buy 1 FREE 1 Promotion
Cava RM 38++
Red wine RM 28++
White wine RM 28++

Cincin: Wine, Bar, Grill
No.1, Jalan 1/119,
Taman Bukit Hijau,
56000 Cheras,
Kuala Lumpur.

Contact: +603-9134 2272

Email: [email protected]

Indeed Malaysian is spoilt of choices when it comes to food. Many of foodie mention Sapore is a hidden gem in Ampang. Alright what is Sapore? Sapore, means “flavour” in Italian also tag with an interesting slogan “Serving you Artisan Food and Fine Wine”. A restaurant that serve serving authentic Italian and Spanish-Mediterranean cuisine lead by Chef Fabio Ruggiero, who originates from Bari in Italy. It is hidden right behind the busy street of Jalan Ampang fly over bridge.

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Every diners are serve with free entry of fresh and artisanally-made Focaccia. Any order is @ RM 5. Fragrant, soft and airy. Perfect to dip with their olive vinegar.

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To those of you who have wine on your table or hand – Antipasti Tagliere for Sharing @ RM 88 is one of a platter are encourage to order as it is serve with mixture of Chorinzo Pork Sausage, Salchichon Spanish Sausage, Parma Ham, Capocollo Salami, Porchetta Pork Roast, Rillettes, and pickled vegetables. Fresh cut, love the variety of different texture and taste and if could have a white wine and red wine to go along is perfect!

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This is rather interesting, as they serve this 1.1 kg Dry-Aged T-Bone Grain-Feed with Sea Salt Fiorentina Style, @ RM 238 – Served with Potato and Rucola Salad.

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Spanish Sangria served with assorted fruits and red wine that go thru some fermentation process. If you love the slight pungent taste of classic sangria, you can order a glass to try it out. I like the taste of slight bitterness and dry end of it where the alcohol taste is minimal.

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There are no 3 little pigs walking around. If yes there might left two as one on the table.

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The Roasted suckling pig porchetta (Half : RM 198 / Full: RM 368) was one of the chef signatures and a must to try. Pig is roast to perfection where the skin is shiny and crispy. Bath with fragrant oil and thyme and a glass of their house white is not too bad too.

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Comes with 4 sauces pairing. Personal favourite is the apple vinegar sauce and bbq.

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Some of you might find this boring, as I find it a bit classic. Pici Pasta – served to together with porcini mushrooms and pork bolognese sauce, simple pasta but love the thickness of the pasta noodle that gives you the chewy texture.

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This dish, a red wine would be perfect. Either Shiraz or a dry red. Cook to perfection for medium rare, where it is still red. The marination is perfect where a taste of mixture herbs is well balance and saltiness of seasalt is not overpowering. It is great sharing portion.

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Panna Cotta @ RM 12 , along with Cake of the Day and Vanilla Creme Brulee will be my personal choice if were to order a dessert.

There are certain item which is only available in certain days, therefore best to call up to make booking on these special items. Roasted Octopus, Suckling Pig, 1.1 kg Dry-Aged T-Bone, Sevruga Caviar, and Pork Iberico Seafood Paella (Paella only available every Sun)

18. Persiaran Ampang,
Desa Pahlawan, Ampang,
55000 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours:
2pm to 11:30pm (Monday to Friday)
10am to 11:30pm (Weekends & Public Holiday)

Contact: +603 4266 6362
Email: [email protected]

TrEat Restaurant & Bar at Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur will be launching its Dining Under The Stars dinner buffet. This promotion coincides with the fasting month for our Muslim friends. We are also delighted to announce that we have a new Chef de Cuisine – Addy Dzulfadzly Abdullah who will be delighting diners with his signature Ayam Percik dish.

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In this ramadan spread, there will be four ala minute stations that will be set up around the poolside filled with local delicacies, desserts and roast lamb with Percik sauce. The menus are rotated nightly so that diners can sample 222 different items.

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Certainly one of a ramadan buffet spread that focus much on local authentic taste.

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Love their satay as the skewers are quite decent in size and marinated well.

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On their ready corner is one of my favourite as this counter has better taste and classic malay food that I have tried before.

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If local is not enough, then they do have some fresh oyster and Italian counter as for your option.

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Dessert corner and some local fruits.

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Spaghetti carbonara turns out to be above my expectation for a hotel buffet grade.

Dining does not ends there as diners also stand a chance to win a stay in other Oakwood sister properties around Asia that are located in China, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. TrEat Restaurant & Bar is located on ground floor. We hope to give another dining option to the discerning KL folks with this buffet. Musicians will also be entertaining the crowd every Friday and Saturday nights.

This promotion begins on 29th May until 24th June from 630pm – 1030pm. Prices are RM77+ (adult) and RM39+ (child).

Please call 03.2710.9180 (direct line) or email [email protected] for reservations.

Check out the hotel’s latest happenings and offerings on Facebook at or Instagram at

Picture credit to – Original Cake

Who would have thought the next latest crazy hype is a simple homemade old-fashion egg sponge cake from Taiwan known as Original Cake had landed at Sunway Velocity, Cheras. Origin from Tamshui, Taiwan (臺灣淡水) that started since 2011. The hype for this shop is simply amazing that have created a huge buzz among all my friends and even week days, you have to queue 2-3 hours to get one. If I am not mistaken, I was told each person can only purchase 1.

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I was lucky that my friend help me to make a take away. Love their packaging.

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As I open the box, the cake sure do look a simple classic cake that we have locally and easily could get in our pasar malam too. Currently they have 2 flavours as the one my friend got for me is Classic @ RM 18 and another flavour that alot of my friends is aiming at is their Cheese @ RM 25 – that do have a melted slice cheese cheddar.

Other flavours to launch in the future will be :Spurted Chocolate, Healthy Dried Longan, Banana Milk, Cranberry, and Almond and Nuts

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As I pick it up, believe the cake texture have dense up as I do expect soft and fluffy sponge cake. As you can see, the base is also quite thick.

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After a bite, only release that it is a pretty normal cake. However, the light and airy taste comes after that. The taste of mild fragrant egg with is there and mild milk sweetness that pairs quite well at the very end of the bite. The base that is quite thick, gives you the bitterness of mild burnt taste, also believe that the separation of ingredient is quite prominent where the top half is softer and the bottom half is more dense. The taste is very straight forward and I believe we can get such cake in our Pasar Malam. In the box, mention that it can store maximum of 3 days in refrigerator.

I believe that, the texture will be different if you eat it fresh. However, I will go again after 3 months as to queue for a cake for 2-3 hours, I will settle with some at Pasar Malam first as my friend told me you can get quite similiar to this in Taman Connought Night Market. Another reason for such a long time will be similiar to when Uncle Tetsu started, baking time per oven.

*Pork Free

-= Ka Ching =-

Food Rating 6.5/10, nice but to queue for 2-3 hours will pass first!.-Stamped-

–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-

Original Cake
same row with Sushi Zanmai
Lot 3-29, 3rd Floor,
Sunway Velocity Mall.

Contact: 016-996 9831


Tel: 012-278 9728

Operating Hours: 10am – 10pm

Original Cake Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Apparently, I got to learn that Doutor Coffee is actually one of the largest Japanese Coffee chain and they have just open their first outlet at Sunway Velocity Mall over last weekend. It is one of a mall that is currently making a big buzz. Stumble upon this brand as I have never seen this and also need a place to settle work.

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At the High stool area, each seat is equip with a plug point.

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Also seeing their orders, alot customers head for their long black drip. Beans smells good too.

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Their pastries do looks good and their best seller is Original Croffle @ RM 7 for 1 pair.

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Besides those pastries, they do have warm food too.

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Ordered their Honey Cafe Latte @ RM 13 which is also was recommended by the cashier. Turns out to be pretty good. Hint of mild coffee taste with a subtle hint of honey end.

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Of course do get a pair of their best seller. Nicely cook, where this croffle to me is actually like a combination of Belgian liege waffle with croissant. Slightly chewy yet you can get the croissant texture. Coated with some caramelize sugar like how Belgian liege waffle original is.

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Croissant Twist @ RM 8

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This is by far one of the most interesting signature coffee as this is Military Latte @ RM 16. You taste bud will be filled with  multiple layer of flavour that do make you confuse. You get to taste a hint of seaweed, nice green tea aroma, some burnt chocolate taste yet a very nice flavour of coffee after taste. This or Honey latte would be a recommended item.

Did went back again to grab a take away Classic Latte @ RM 11. Their coffee is very mild in taste and some of you might find that their milk will be slightly strong in taste.

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Doutor Coffee (Next to Starbucks)
Sunway Velocity Mall
80, Jalan Cheras, Maluri

Doutor Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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