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Indulging in special meals for the season

SHERATON Petaling Jaya Hotel will be sharing its first-ever Mid-Autumn Festival with customers by offering eight-course set menus and a selection of baked mooncakes.

The Steamed Dragon Tiger Grouper with Ginger and Spring Onion Sauce is somewhat exotic with egg and bits of truffle.

Tribute to local cuisines

WHAT better way to celebrate National Day and Malaysia Day than devoting time to appreciating one of the best parts of Malaysian culture – the local food.

Puteri mandi is a traditional Malay dessert often served during Ramadan.

Seven-course reason to get together

ALTHOUGH the Mid-Autmn Festival is only being celebrated in September, it is still another reason to meet friends and family for a meal.

Aromatic Braised Pumpkin Soup mixed with Grated Cashew Nuts with Promegranate and a plump seafood dumpling. — Photos: M. AZHAR ARIF/The Star


SONGKET RESTAURANT: This restaurant brings Malay fine dining to a different level.

Champignons at Oasis Square, Petaling Jaya, is presenting a French Gastronomic Journey promotion that is happening on Aug 11 and 12

Firing up appetites with Sichuan fare

HAVING your mouth go numb in the name of good food in the likes of authentic, fiery Sichuan cuisine will be worth it.

Sliced Chicken with Hot and Spicy Sauce is a common dish in Sichuan.

The place to go for flavourful noodles

THERE are so many types of noodle dishes available in the Malaysian food scene.

Flavoursome vegetarian fare

DESPITE being a mostly carnivorous gastronome, I found myself pleasantly surprised during a recent introduction to the complex flavours of chef Benjamin Thain’s progressive vegetarian cuisine.

Turmeric Briyani Pilaf, King Mushrooms and Shimeji Mushroom, Ulam Raja, Pennywort, Spicy Hummus, Sriracha Caviar and Sage Onion Jus. — Photos: IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

Showcase of chefs’ speciality dishes

THE chefs of Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral are in the spotlight as five of them will cook up speciality dishes this month.

Muhammad Hafiz’s Spiced Eel Soup is similar to clear tom yam soup as it contains lemongrass, galangal, tomatoes and chillies.

Noodle shop reopens after decades-long absence

FANS of the Rembau Street beef wantan mee in Klang can now have another taste of this famous dish that had its heyday from the 1950s right up to the mid 1980s.

The Long Sheng Food Shop is famous for its beef wantan mee. — Photos: Sam Tham/The Star

Kingly treat to conquer tastebuds

A DIVINE alliance between the King of Fruits, bananas and chocolate reigns surpreme at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa in Penang.

The ethereal Durian Banana Mousse Cake will reign at the Rasa Deli till the end of this month. The deli at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa also offers a wide range of pastries,  cookies and sandwiches.