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Savouring the best of barbecue

THE chance to go on a culinary journey around the world is something diners appreciate when opting for a buffet meal.

Soft, creamy duck liver

LIKE eating butter with a crispy skin. That is how connoisseurs describe savouring goose liver, or foie gras as the French calls it.

Foie gras glazed with teriyaki and paired with eel marinated in kabayaki sauce. Both sit on a creamy bed of risotto enriched with truffle and trumpet mushrooms.

Briyani, bring it on

TO perfect the art of briyani-making, a restaurant owner travelled to various parts of India in search of the most delicious briyani.

The Spice Indian Cuisine's owner Ibrahim Gani later concluded that South Indian briyani from Chennai, Tamil Nadu would go well with Malaysian taste buds.


Arepas for charity: Casa Latina & Cacao Lab in Persiaran Ampang, Kuala Lumpur is doing its bit for charity with its piquant arepas promotion that ends tomorrow.

‘Meat o’clock’ encounter in the city

SOMETIMES, the phrase sharing is not all about caring, especially when it involves a good steak.

Going down memory lane with familiar dishes

IF you are looking for classic cuisines just like in the good old days, look no further as The Deck Gastrobar at Weil Hotel in Ipoh, has come up with a delectable selection of fusion food.

Juicy Chateaubriand, which is fine-cut beef tenderloin with béarnaise sauce.

Kopitiam flavours from Bentong

My COLLEAGUE who shares my love for bread suggested I check out Thong Kee Cafe, which is famous for its croissants, toast and coffee.

Eat like a local

IT MAY be part of an international chain of hotels, but Trace Restaurant and Bar at Element Kuala Lumpur raises the bar with its “Go Local Concept” food.

Appe-thai-sing spread

THE vibrant colours of food prepared by guest chef Burin Pongchang did the job of tempting diners at Nook, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral.

(Clockwise from far left, top) Gai Yang Kati Sod, Burin showcasing 
some dishes close to his heart in the promotion, and Kaeng Massaman 
Nua. — Photos: M. AZHAR ARIF/The Star

Chance to savour Asian-inspired dishes while enjoying the view

IN A quieter part of Kelana Jaya, a new hotel has sprung up right next to a mall and overlooking the Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP).

Mixed Grill platter featuring tandoori chicken, king prawns and Asian flavoured beef.