Julie Wong

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4 Nov 2017 | 4:31 PM

Camilla is all praise for The Lost Food Project during welfare home visit

KUALA LUMPUR: "When you volunteer, you sometimes get more out of it than you put in," said Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall during a visit to The Lighthouse Children's Welfare Home and The Lost Food Project (TLFP) on Saturday.

Camilla visiting the Lighthouse Children's Welfare Home in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.
17 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Nasi kandar and Sarawak laksa to feature in celebrity chef’s NY food market

KUALA LUMPUR: In another endorsement for Line Clear nasi kandar in Penang, which was recently ranked No. 9 on the world Top 50 Street Masters 2017, acclaimed chef and TV food show host Anthony Bourdain has given the outlet the nod for his Bourdain Market in New York.

The Line Clear nasi kandar speciality (clockwise from right top) Nasi Briyani with fried chicken, sotong, prawn, sotong eggs, fried chicken and dhiall kuah.
2 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

No Pokeballs needed to catch this bowl of fish

KUALA LUMPUR: A poke shop may soon open near you faster than you can say “sashimi”. So what is this poke (pronounced poh-kay) thingy?

Poke bowls are a customisable culinary art. - Art Chen/ The Star.
16 Sep 2016 | 7:00 AM

Terengganu: Nasi Dagang

ASK locals in Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang what their main local dish is, and don’t be surprised if all say “nasi dagang”!

16 Sep 2016 | 7:00 AM

Kelantan: Nasi kerabu

With its vivid colours and medley of aromatic herbs, nasi kerabu is Kelantan’s most visually captivating and exciting dish. In recent decades, it has gone from simple kampung fare for folk along the east coast and northern states to a resplendent dish enjoyed by urbanites around the country.

8 Apr 2016 | 7:00 AM

Taka and Tenkuni open at St Regis

EAGERLY anticipated Japanese fine dining restaurants Taka By Sushi Saito and Ginza Tenkuni opened at the St Regis Kuala Lumpur on April 1.

The grand opening of St Regis fine dining Japanese restaurants Taka by Sushi Saito and Ginza Tenkuni was marked by a traditional sake barrel-breaking ceremony. From left: Motohiro Tsuyuki, President of tempura specialist Ginza Tenkuni, Tan Sri Dato’ Chua Ma Yu of CMY Capital Group, developer of St Regis, and three Michelin-starred sushi chef Takashi Saito.
28 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Tokyo’s top sushi bar to make KL debut

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be ahead of the world when the first three-Michelin-starred sushi bar outside of Tokyo opens at the new St Regis in Sentral.

Master chef : Saito is set to bring his Edostyle  sushi to Kuala Lumpur.
3 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

Don’t lose your cool in heatwave

AS temperatures soar, you may find yourself losing your cool in more ways than one.

18 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

You can be talkin’ to De Niro in person at Nobu’s opening

KUALA LUMPUR: Hollywood actor and producer Robert De Niro is expected to fly in here for the official opening of Nobu restaurant, a brand he co-owns with chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa and Holly­­wood producer Meir Teper.

19 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

Lafite celebrates with a nod to nouvelle cuisine

Shangri-la KL flagship restaurant Lafite time travels with an 80s menu to toast 30 years.

Four-course lunch at Lafite: First entree, salmon ‘Bellevue’ with steamed tiger prawn, salmon roulade and salmon roe is updated with a lobster bisque foam. Photos: THE STAR/Yap Chee Hong