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Cool American Barbecue Joint In Upp Thomson Serves Good Brisket & Smoked Banana Tart

Two of the chefs here used to work at three Michelin-starred mod European restaurant Zen.

A Hipster Cafe Has Opened Within Holland V’s Nostalgic Thambi Magazine Store

Yes, a whole cafe with coffee, cakes and banh mi squeezed into a space with 1,000 magazine titles. And here’s the interesting story behind it.

Mao Shan Wang Durians Going As Cheap As $9/kg — Here’s How To Tell What Grade It Is

A supply glut in Malaysia has caused durian prices to go down, but generally you get what you pay for when it comes to the Musang King varietal.

Birds Of Paradise Gelato’s New Beach Rd Outlet Looks Like A Mini Art Gallery

Located just two units from The Coconut Club and possibly the most stylo-milo BOP gelato parlour yet.

M’sian Fresh Kampong Chickens, Selected Frozen Products Apparently Allowed For Export Again

Another reversal on the export ban, starting June 15. Here’s where to eat fresh kampong chickens.

Peace Centre Kacang Puteh Man Says He Had To Borrow Money From Dad To Tide Over Pandemic

“No business, how? Makan, rent, everything. I take the money, makan,” the father-of-two tells

9 New Johor Bahru Cafes To Check Out For Your Weekend M'sia Trip

Borders are open, and the ringgit exchange rate is good. Time for a cafe-hopping sesh in JB – here’s a handy guide.

Orchard Towers’ Korat Thai Cafe Owner Seeking $200k Asking Price To Sell Biz, Got “High Volume” Of Enquiries

The husband-and-wife owners of the popular cafe are planning to move back to Thailand for retirement.

Mentai-Ya Hawker Chain Boss Became Grab Driver To Clear $120K Debt, Now Owns Five Stalls & Two Cafes

The millennial started the Mentai-Ya chain during the pandemic, after clearing part of his debt. He recently opened a chirashi & gelato cafe.

Best Japanese Snacks For Serious Foodies, From Uni Crackers To Atas Grape Jelly

Online one-stop grocer MoguShop brings authentic, hard-to-find Japanese treats to your doorstep.  

Monga S’pore Mulling Possible Closure In 3 Months Due To M’sia Chicken Export Ban, Price Hike

“Buying chicken is like buying stocks now, we have no choice,” Monga’s local franchisee tells

Joo Chiat’s Popular Dickson Nasi Lemak Closing Temporarily Due To M’sia Chicken Shortage

“Initially we had the false hope to do R&D with frozen chickens, but we tasted it and gave up that hope,” said Dickson Nasi Lemak’s owner.

Cool Muslim-Owned Bagel Shop Draws Crowds, Co-Owner Was Head Chef At Lolla Restaurant

Beigelhaus serves house-baked bagels with gourmet touches like house-cured salmon and creative “schmears”.