Food Review: Sushi Kitchen

Here is a fluff free review of Sushi Kitchen, Kota Damansara: Ambiance: AveragePricing: Cheap (RM 0 – RM 25) to Mid Range (RM 25 – RM 60)Tips: Make a reservation Additional Information: Sushi Kitchen, established in 2009, was the first plant-based restaurant specialising in sushi in Malaysia. Unlike other vegan Japanese restaurants, Sushi Kitchen does not use mock…

Food Review: The Hungry Tapir

Here is a fluff free review of The Hungry Tapir, Kuala Lumpur: Notable Mentions: Arancini BallsOverall Flavours: GoodStaff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: ExcellentPricing: Cheap (RM 0 – RM 25) to Mid Range (RM 25 – RM 60)Tips: Make a reservation Additional Information: I’ve written about cafe hopping in Chinatown but Chinatown is now even more gentrified. This gentrification means it’s a location…

Tips and Tricks: How to Visit Penang on a Budget during RMCO

Malaysians collectively breathed a sigh of relief when the Prime Minister announced the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), on the 7th of June 2020. The highlight of his announcement was the fact that inter-state travel could resume from the 10th of June onwards. After a lengthy lockdown, travelling again is more than necessary so I…

Food Review: Pinxin Vegan Cuisine

Here is a fluff free review of Pinxin Vegan Cuisine, Georgetown: Ambiance: GoodPricing: Cheap (RM 0 – RM 25) to Mid Range (RM 25 – RM 60)Tips: The row of shop-houses are not easy to find so either Grab or use a reliable navigation system Notable Mentions: Assam LaksaOverall Flavours: ExcellentStaff Efficiency: Good Additional Information: Located in Gerogetown, the heart…

Top Three: My Favourite (Easy) Vegan and Gluten-free Recipes

Living with a family that is not vegan or gluten-free equates into endless questions about my diet – such as, Why can’t you eat this? What can you eat? Why is cooking for you so hard? And on and on and on, particularly when the Movement Control Order (MCO) in Malaysia initially started and we…

Food Review: Druga Violina (Second Violin)

Here is a fluff free review of Druga Violina, Ljubljana: Notable Mentions: Pumpkin Seed Oil Drizzled On Anything Overall Flavours: Good Staff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: Average – despite its simple interiors, the restuarant still exudes warmth  Pricing: Cheap (EUR 0 – EUR 25)  Tips: Make a reservation as low prices attract crowds Additional Information: Druga Violina is the cheapest…

Food Review: Trattoria Za Za

Here is a fluff free review of Trattoria Za Za, Florence: Notable Mentions: White Tuscan Beans (Seasoned with Tomato, Sage, Garlic, Olive Oil, Salt, and Pepper) Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: Good – as is the case with Florentine restaurants, despite appearing small from the exterior, the interior is expansive; the furnishing was typically Italian with Renaissance…

Food Review: Vegan Junk Food Bar (VJFB)

Here is a fluff free review of Vegan Junk Food Bar, Amsterdam: Notable Mentions: Bitterballs Tasting Platter Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Good Ambiance: Good – a hipsters dream basically: bright colours, neon signs, a hint of tropical plants, and trendy music  Pricing: Cheap (EUR 0 – EUR 25)  Tips: There are several outlets so find a VJFB nearest…

Food Review: Bistro à Table

Here is a fluff free review of Bistro à Table, Petaling Jaya: Notable Mentions: Monthly Degustation Menu or Truffled Mashed Potatoes Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Good – attentive and knowledgeable, which is what matters in fine dining Ambiance: Good – considering it’s French, it’s no surprise that the interiors are chic; simple but classy, with a section…

Food Review: Hum Vegetarian

Here is a fluff free review of Hum Vegetarian, Ho Chi Minh City: Notable Mentions: Artichoke Hotpot Overall Flavours: Excellent Staff Efficiency: Good – as with most restaurants in HCMC, the staff can speak fluent English Ambiance: Good – greenery here, greenery there, greenery everywhere really Pricing: Cheap (0 VND – 145k VND) to Mid Range…