Takumi Japanese Fine Dining @ Grand Millennium Hotel KL


For travelers and foodies, there are plenty of dining options along Jalan Bukit Bintang. From international cuisine to authentic local flavors, there is something to suit everyone's palate and budget. However, when it comes to Japanese fine dining, Takumi @ Grand Millennium Hotel stands out. Takumi's interior is simple but modern with lots of wood elements used with natural themed … [Read more...]

Sushi Kame @ Desa Sri Hartamas


The concept of omakase dining is slowly gaining popularity in Malaysia. The concept comes from Japan and what it means is to leave it to the chef to surprise and excite your palate rather than ordering from the a la carte menu. One of the pioneers of omakase dining in Klang Valley has to be Sushi Kame. We have heard so many rave reviews of Sushi Kame and the person behind it – Chef Kame. Kame … [Read more...]

All Kansai Festival @ Kampachi, Pavilion KL


Japan is one of our dream destinations. We do not know why until now we have not been to this beautiful country but hopefully a trip to Japan will happen this year. Most friends and families recommended us to go to the Kansai region instead of Tokyo for it's rich culture, beautiful scenery and wonderful cuisine. The region includes the prefectures of Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo, and … [Read more...]

Shuraku Izakaya @ Solaris Mont Kiara


We have sushi joints and ramen houses everywhere in KL these days. So what’s next? Izakaya. These casual Japanese restaurants have been mushrooming in the Klang Valley and a few Japanese restaurants have also started adding izakaya sections to their menus. Izakaya, according to Wikipedia, is “a type of Japanese drinking establishment which also serves food to accompany the drinks.” Sounds … [Read more...]

Coffee 5 Cups @ Plaza Damas 3


Whenever we want a great cup of coffee, Publika Mall and Plaza Damas are our destinations of choice. These are high concentration areas for cafes and one of our recent favourite hangout there is Coffee 5 Cups. Coffee 5 Cups is a few month old coffee outlet managed by husband-and-wife team Jo Hann and Kayo. Jo Hann mans the kitchen while Kayo who hails from Hokkaido, Japan, is the dedicated … [Read more...]

Ippudo Ramen @ Pavilion KL


After much anticipation, Ippudo Ramen finally opened its door at Pavilion KL early this year. Hailing from the ramen capital, Hakata (Fukuoka) in Kyushu, Japan, IPPUDO  has a strong international foothold as seen in Singapore, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, Hong Kong, Taipei & New York. We were fortunate enough to be one of the first few diners at their KL outlet. This interior of … [Read more...]

Kyoto Lab @ The Pool, Kuala Lumpur


The Pool, is the most buzzed about hotspot in Kuala Lumpur at the moment. There's a lounge, a restaurant and a bar all within one single premise. Opened by the owners of The Hill at Damansara Heights, we spotted some familiar cocktails name here - The Fish Bowl, Watermelon Slush, Coco Nutz, Weed Killer, etc. Nestled above The Pool is Kyoto Lab, a Japanese restaurant that will surely … [Read more...]

Yamagoya Ramen @ Solaris Dutamas (Publika Mall)


Yamagoya Ramen @ SolarisDutamas, being the first original kyushu ramen in Malaysia differentiates itself from the rest. Among all the delicious variations of ramen that Japan has to offer, Kyushu Ramen stands out above the rest. Kyushu style ramen features a soup made primarily with pork bones, which are cooked for a long time over extremely high heat. Such a method of cooking releases the … [Read more...]

RM 32.80++ Nagomi Shabu Shabu Buffet @ Menara Hap Seng, Jalan P Ramlee


*closed down* If you are going to be stuck in traffic along Jalan P Ramlee or Jalan Sultan Ismail, why not make a detour to Nagomi Japanese Restaurant? Every weekdays from 6pm to 10pm, one gets to enjoy shabu shabu buffet with over 80 varieties for only RM 32.80++ here. The buffet is also available during weekends and public holidays, from 12noon to 230pm and from 6pm to … [Read more...]

Aka Momiji @ Ipoh Medan Bestari


Having opened their doors to the public since year 2009, Aka Momiji has been captivating the hearts of many Ipoh folks. This includes my parents. Aka Momiji is their favourite Japanese restaurant in Ipoh. We have celebrated countless birthdays and special occasions here. Interior is very simple, but nice and clean. There's also elegant tatami rooms catered to larger groups. … [Read more...]

Kin Shui Tei @ Tropicana Golf & Country Resort


Since the damaging March 11 catastrophic that caused a tsunami and radiation leakage to devastate the Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures in Japan, a lof of us have deter from consuming Japanese food. The mass paranoia have cause a lot of Japanese restaurants to experience a slow down in business. Kin Shui Tei Japanese Restaurant stands out when they started to implement a double checking step … [Read more...]

Zipangu Japanese Restaurant @ Shangri-La Hotel – 50% Discount Promotion


Just to share with you guys... I was having lunch with my fellow colleagues and peers at Zipangu yesterday. We had a pleasant surprise when the bill came with a 50% discount. It was because one of our peers called and made a reservation earlier in the morning and we were among the first 88 patrons who book for lunch that day! The 88 Sakura Spring Specials runs from 4 April 2011 until 14 May … [Read more...]

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