Fresca tries to maintain a Mexican ambience; patrons celebrating their birthdays get to try on (but not take home) the hand-stitched sombreros brought over from Mexico. — Photos: RICKY LAI/The Star

Mexico’s rich, fiery flavours come to life for diners in the capital

25 November 2015

EVER since Mexican dining establishment Fresca first opened for business in Gardens Mall three years ago, the place has gained a following with diners who want authentic and accessible Latin American cuisine.

Visitors sampling hawker fare at the Hari Penjaja and Komuniti Peniaga event.

Penang still firm against foreign cooks

24 November 2015

NEXT year could be a trying one for hawkers who use foreigners as cooks.

Only a number of dishes are served at any one time to ensure its freshness and to prevent wastage. — Photos: YAP CHEE HONG/The Star

RM11 all-you-can-eat buffet set to delight diners

23 November 2015

IT is wise to look for value-for-money meals, especially in current economic times, and the place that comes to mind is A Minor Place in Plaza Damas.

It’s serious

22 November 2015

SELLING an item that is different from what it’s claimed to be is an offence under the Trade Description Act 2011, Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry enforcement director Mohd Roslan Mahyudin warns.

Too much to swallow

22 November 2015

STOP cheating, please – this is a plea from Malaysians who want the Government to come down hard on irresponsible eateries which commit ‘food fraud’ for profit.

Right on time: Abe looking at his watch at the Asean Plus Three Leaders’ Interface.

Abe praises Japanese food in KL

22 November 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: The quality of Japanese food in Malaysia has recei­v­­­­­­e­d the thumbs up from Shinzo Abe.

Confusing advice: The past several years have been chock-full of contradictory health food studies.

Losing my appetite over food studies

22 November 2015

The past several years, it seems, have been chock-full of contradictory health food ­studies. Things can be both good and bad for you and like most things in life, is not a one-size-fits-all issue. The answer is: It depends.

Welcoming guests with Connor’s Stout Porter.

Chef prepares four main courses for food-beer pairing dinner

20 November 2015

SINCE its introduction into the Malaysian market in April, Connor’s Stout Porter has gained a strong following.

Halex gets RM184mil contract to supply 160,000 tonnes of rice

20 November 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Halex Holdings Bhd has been awarded a RM184mil contract to supply and package 160,000 tonnes of white rice for two years under the Food Bank Project launched by the Government.

Halex to supply rice to Govt Food Bank project

19 November 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Halex Holdings Bhd has been awarded a two-year contract valued at RM368mil to supply and package white rice under the Food Bank Project launched by the Federal Government.

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