15 December 2015

Christmas & New Year 2015 at Mercato, Avangio Hotel Kota Kinabalu [Invited Review]

Hey again to all my KK peeps! Christmas and New Year is just around the corner this month! With all the hassling of gift hunting, tree decorating, or failed new year resolutions (as always), why not treat yourself and your family to have a nice festivity at Mercato, Avangio Hotel Kota Kinabalu?

We were invited to their food tasting session and this are the recent promotions for this year end festivals!
Christmas Eve Set Dinner (24th December 2015)

Experience the magic of Christmas with our lavish "Christmas Eve Set Dinner" at Avangio Hotel's all-day-dining restaurant, Mercato.

Prawn, Mango Salsa, Tuna Canapes

Satisfy your gastronomical palates with our offerings of fresh and succulent courses with each set comprising of delicious appetizers, homemade soup, main course selection of either turkey, salmon or steak served together with savory accompaniments. All dinner sets are perfectly complemented with a glass of red wine.

Cream Pumpkin Soup with Garlic Bread


with a complimentary glass of wine.
Prawn Canapé
Mango Salsa Canapé
Tuna Canapé

Cream of Pumpkin Soup with Garlic Bread

All mains are served with mixed vegetables and mash potatoes
Sliced  Roasted Turkey
Rib Eye Steak with Shallot Balsamic Reduction
Oven Roasted Salmon

Fruit Cake
Apple Crumble
Rib Eye Steak with Shallot Balsamic Reduction
Date: 24th December 2015

Time: 6.30 pm -10.30 pm

Price: RM 78 nett with a complimentary glass of red wine

*Choice of main course with appetizers, soup and dessert

BOOK NOW AT 088-536 888 OR EMAL AT H9027-RE2@accor.com

Christmas Goodies

Classic Black Forest Cake
Christmas Log Cake - RM88 / 1 kg

Christmas Fruitcake RM88 / 1 kg

Classic Black Forest Cake - RM88 / 1 kg

Gingerbread Man Cookies — RM38 per pack of 12 pieces

PREORDER NOW AT 088-356 888 OR EMAIL AT H9027-RE2@accor.com

New Year Eve's Set Dinner (31st December 2015)

Kick off the biggest night of the year with an exhilarating dinner and countdown as Avangio Hotel celebrates the coming New Year at. Metro Town. 

Oxtail Soup
Begin with our "New Year's Eve Set Dinner" at Avangio Hotel's all--day--dining restaurant, Mercato followed by the New Year countdown at Spazio Pub. Treat your palates to our set dinner comprising of antipasti, homemade soup, selection of a main course comprising of Turkey, Salmon or Steak with sides and a sweet treat. All dinner sets are perfectly accompanied with a free glass of sparkling wine. 

Charbroiled Lamb Rack

with a complimentary glass of wine.

Prawn Canapé
Mango Salsa Canapé
Tuna Canapé

Oxtail Soup
All mains are served with mixed vegetables and mash potatoes
Grilled Salmon with Capers Cream Sauce
Charboiled Lamb Rack with Garlic and Rosemary
Stuffed Chicken with Mushroom Ragout
Fruit Cake


Date: 31st December 2015

Time: 6.30 pm -10.30 pm

Price: RM 88 nett with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine

*Choice of main course with antipasti, soup and dessert

BOOK NOW AT 088-536 888 OR EMAIL AT H9027-RE2@accor.com

Christmas Rooms Special Deals

Make the most of the holiday season with our "Christmas Getaway" room specials.

Reserve and stay in one of our most sought after modern and luxurious premium rooms from only RM238+ per night and receive a Christmas Welcome gift when you stay with us from 19th December 2015 to 2"d January 2016 

Date: 19th December 2015 to 2"d January 2016
Rates: From RM238+ per room per night 

BOOK NOW AT 088-536 888 OR EMAIL AT H9027-RE2@accor.com
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Honey Creme Opening Day Teaser @ Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur

It is delectable.
It is sweet.
It is healthy.
It is unique.
It is a sight to behold.
Honey Crème Organic Premium Soft Serve

Get ready to experience the next big thing in the food industry! Honey Creme will finally be arriving in the Klang Valley. Be the first in town to savour this unique dessert that has been delighting so many in Asia. Join us at the opening on 19th December 2015, Saturday 12:00pm to be part of the excitement!
Special launch promotion:
First 100 who check-in to Honey Crème Hartamas Facebook on 19th December will receive a free ice-cream
“Buy One, Free One” deal available only on 19th & 20th December

Honey Creme, the organic premium soft-serve ice cream brand from Taiwan that has been making waves all over Asia will finally set foot in Klang Valley. Plain old boring scoops of ice cream will be a thing of the past as Honey Creme reinvents the ice-cream experience with fun new takes on flavours and presentation. With quirky touches like raw honeycomb, mixed grains, caramel popcorn and cotton candy, you will never look at ice cream the same way again!

Follow Honey Crème at:
Instagram: Honey Crème Hartamas
Honey Crème Hartamas
Address: 20, Jalan 27/70A Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 KL
Monday to Thursday 12pm – 10pm
Friday to Sunday 12pm – 11pm

Open daily
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11 November 2015

New Launch of Mercato Menu + Win Vouchers! @ Avangio Hotel, Kota Kinabalu [Invited Review]

The recently launched four-star Avangio Hotel by Accor in Metro Town has definitely capture attention in terms of splendid decor. This 103 rooms hotel is located right in the heart of Kolombong's prominent industrial corridors which focuses on the beauty of Sabah's landscape. 

Avangio Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Room interior design
Sun Dried Tomato & Basil Cake
Fortunately, we were lucky to score an invitation to their launching of their new ala carte menu at Mercato with is a collaboration work with French Culinary Director of Pullman Surabaya's Thierry Schuller. Schuller is known for his passion for artistic and creative expressions through exquisite food presentation and cuisine.

Nicoise Salad

For appetizers, a great selection such as their sun dried tomato and basical cake, nicoise salad, or Hivana makes a great variety for patrons visiting Mercato. Vegan dishes are also available for those who do not consume meat based products.

Ultimate Beef  Burger

Fish & Chips

Spaghetti Bolognese
The menu also includes many Asian favourites such as Nasi Goreng Kampung, Penang Char Kway Teow, Ribs Masak Lemak Chili Api and Nasi Kuning Sabah.

Creme Brulee with Kaffie Leaves

Sago Gula Melaka

Mango Panna Cotta
For desserts, try one of Mercato's homemade delicacies such as Creme Brulee infused with Kaffie Leaves, Duet of Choco Mousse and Crumble, Mango Panna Cotta and Sago Gula Melaka.

Dining Area
Private Dining Area
The private dining area certainly excites your eyes with the vibrant colours and inviting ambience. Need this space? Book in advance with Mercato!

Discount Promotion Code!
In addition, who doesn't love discounts? From now till 30 Nov 2015, mention #MercatoNewMenu when dining to be eligible for a 10% discount on your food bill!

The new Mercato menu will be available at lunchtimes and dinners from Monday to Sunday, in the all-day dining restaurant. Guests can enjoy a feat of food and culture in the comfortable restaurant open dailt from 6.30 am to 11 pm.

Want more? Mercato is giving away complimentary dining voucher for two persons to one lucky winner! All you have to do is:

1. Like our Facebook page! Also, you can share this post via Facebook to increase your chance of wining! (Please set your sharing privacy to public)

2. Fill in your details using this form: http://goo.gl/forms/2TDF632JCQ

Winner will be randomly picked and contacted through email. So submit your application before 18th November 2015!

*This contest is open to all residents/visitors in Sabah*

Phone :  088 – 536 888
Location: Metrotown
Website :   www.accorhotels.com/9027
Email : H9027-RE2@accor.com
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12 June 2015

WEIL Hotel’s Culinary Team Prepares Exceptional Ramadhan Spread

IPOH, June 11, 2015 – WEIL Hotel, a bespoke-concept hotel welcomes the holy month of Ramadhan by bringing the Middle East to Ipoh through its scrumptious line-up of authentic Middle-Eastern cuisine at their all-day dining restaurant, TIFFIN. Among the highlights of this Ramadhan promotion starting June 18 – July 17 comprises of; Fattoush salad, Chicken tagine, Lebanese lamb and bean stew, majadha rice, mezze (baba ghanoush, hummus, labneh, marinated olive with lemon and harissa).
Mr. Liew Yu-Wei, Executive Director of WEIL Hotel said, “During the sacred month of Ramadhan we are pleased to foster the spirit of togetherness through our Ramadhan promotion line-up. The exceptional ambience of the venue amid a sumptuous iftar buffer line, delightful blend of salad and desserts section and various live cooking stations make it ideal for family, friends and colleagues to assemble. I believe our guests and diners will enjoy the variety of flavours from our Ramadhan feast.”
“Among our ‘must try’ selection include roasted lamb with a touch of Middle East, traditional local cuisines such as bubur lambuk, pajeri nenas berkerisik, kerabu ikan kembung, Chinese cuisine such as Wok fried black pepper udon and western desserts such as raspberry roll cake, green tea crème brulee,” said Chef Adil Afendi bin Muhamad, Chef de cuisine for Main Kitchen, WEIL Hotel.
The Ramadhan buffet starts from 7.00pm to 10.00pm daily and is priced at RM68nett for adult and RM38nett for children between ages 6-12 years old. For those intending to come in a group, there are Ramadhan Buffet Vouchers that can be purchased in a booklet for 10 persons selling at RM688nett with each booklet purchased you get 2 additional vouchers for free. Rates quoted are inclusive of GST.
WEIL Hotel also offers exclusive space for those interested to hold corporate, family or private Ramadhan dinner in their private function rooms which can cater for a minimum of 50 guests up to 500 guests. For more information or reservation, please call WEIL Hotel at +605-208 2228 or email enquiries@weilhotel.com

About The WEIL Hotel

The WEIL Hotel is managed by WEIL Resources Sdn Bhd, a member of the Thong Fook Group. The Chairman is Dato’ Liew Sew Yee, whose late father started the Thong Thye Groundnut Factory under the popular Pagoda brand in 1945. WEIL Resources is spearheaded by Mr. Liew Yu-Wei, the Executive Director.

An urban retreat set in a quaint city famed for the authentic charm of its locals, WEIL Hotel keeps the Ipoh heritage of simplicity and hospitality alive, in a stylishly-designed contemporary setting.

WEIL Hotel is designed around the idea of perpetuating the simple, endearing hospitality of Ipoh's local community, delivered in the form of the WEIL signature service by highly-trained professionals - and actualised within a contemporary chic environment.

Above all, this is shaped as your perfect place for urban stay, dine, shop and play. Our address at Jalan Sultan Idris Shah (formerly known as Brewster Road) is not only situated in the heart of Ipoh, our location is made even more strategic by the adjoining Ipoh Parade, a renowned shopping destination.

Our guests may have different ideas how they plan to spend their time, but their common thread here is being spoilt for choice! You could either luxuriate all day in one of our 313 cosy rooms and suites, explore the gastronomic delights of various genres in one of our 4 signature restaurants, or rejuvenate your senses at the rooftop infinity pool.

Alternatively, retail therapy is a saunter away through our dedicated access to the mall. If you seek an urban adventure, just step out - and you're all set for a heritage excursion through the local streets and alleys.

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22 April 2015

KK Food & Bakery Bake Fiesta (KKBBF) Media Invitation

Hey KK peeps! A great local food fair is making a comeback for their 2nd time, KK Food & Bakery Bake Fiesta 2nd Edition is back in Kota Kinabalu at Oceanus Waterfront Mall on 24th-26th April 2015! We were invited to their press conference about their event which will showcase a great list of KK's finest local eateries.

A few fun-filled events will be running throughout the workshop which includes Guess The Weight, Maths in Sushi and etc,

Do head down this weekend with your friends and family since admission is free!

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