MONCH @ Halab KL

Right in the heart of KL, stood Halab, a Middle-Eastern restaurant that offered a whole host of Syrian, Yemeni, and Arabian-inspired dishes. We visited Halab during the afternoon, and given the long queues, we had seen just a while away, for Halab KL’s famous shawarma, it was clear we were at the right place. In…

MONCH! Wizards at Tribeca’s Magical Fusion Food

A pastiche of Western and Eastern dishes has become a common feature of the trendy KL cafe. That being said, Wizards at Tribeca and its gastronomical treats set itself apart from the typical café food many have come to expect. This should come as no surprise, given that it is the heart-work of the same…

MONCH! @Mingle Cafe

Located in Jalan Sultan, one stop away from Pasar Seni and amidst a line-up of various other tempting cafes, Mingle Cafe sits unassumingly, its entrance covered in foliage and plants, as if trying to set itself apart from its competition. Immediately upon entering you’re greeted with an enticing, extensive collection of cakes, pastries, loaves and…

MONCH! @ Luckin Kopi

*This article features a halal restaurant Located in the heart of KL, a cosy unassuming restaurant sits between rows of buildings in Jalan Panggong. The exterior of the restaurant is simple with a touch of traditional nostalgia as seen by the wooden details of the entrance.  We made the mistake of coming right during lunch…

Therefore Cafe: Pi(nk)ture Perfect

Set against the backdrop of Menara Symphony Square’s grey steel-and-glass structure, Therefore Cafe’s (@therefore.cafe) iconic pink hue was a welcome reprieve from the drab and rainy Grab ride we had just endured. Well-known for its almost entirely pink-and-gold accented colour palette, Therefore Cafe has been featured in many Subang-ites Instagram feeds… but aesthetics aside, will…

Monch! The Café Hopper’s Version of Great Places (Brunei)

Written by: Cheah Wei Shang  Pictures and private jet owner: Ivan Liew Ah, Brunei. One of the smallest countries in the world, population just barely below the 500 thousands, while also one of the richest in the world. Right now, it’s one of the safe havens of the world, having had barely any local COVID…

Monch! Kafeidian (Petaling Street)

Written by: Christie Wong Photos by Tatiana Sutulova The words ‘KaifeiDian’ literally translates to coffee shop in Chinese and by the looks of this place, they have truly brought a modern twist into the traditional Chinese coffee shop we used to go while growing up. Located inside an old bungalow that used to be a…

Monch! Breakfast Thieves (Kuala Lumpur)

Written by: Chua Jia Ying (P.S It’s my birthday) Breakfast Thieves was founded in Fitzroy Melbourne, Australia by Malaysian-born co-founders Brandon Chin, Edwin Koh, and Joel Teh back in 2012. The original branch sits in the remnants of an old chocolate factory, serving Australian cuisine with a touch of Asian flavors in an industrial-chic, hipster…

Monch! Botanica & Co (Kuala Lumpur)

Written by: Zoe Yap Edited by: Chua Jia Ying Photos by: Ti Jia Yao Amidst the concrete jungle of Bangsar, Botanica + Co is a pleasant breath of fresh air. Despite its command of a large crowd, you hardly feel the heat and bustle of the waiters rushing around you.  The combination of vibrant greenery…

Monch! Coconut Bay (Port Dickson)

Written by: Xenia Cordelia Lee Disclaimer: Before reading, please note that this location serves non-halal dishes. If there is one thing Malaysians can agree on, it would be food. Here is another hidden gem for all of you, it is famous among locals of Port Dickson -the infamous Coconut Bay 玉记面档! It looks like your…