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Tatler Asia Part 1: The first of a three-part series that explores the rise of the design-led restaurants and cafes, and the way we used to eat and drink Part 2: The second part of the series explores the obsession with Scandinavian interiors and delves into those who fly the flag for maximalism Part 3: In the final instalment, we discuss where F&B design is going and how it ought to evolve Sky51 is discussed by Lai Siew Hong of Blu Water in Part 3.
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EatDrink – Beloved by countless diners for years, Golden Phoenix, in KL’s old Equatorial Hotel, was among the city’s most famed and beloved Chinese restaurants. Of course, the old Equatorial is no more, but just like its namesake phoenix, the beautiful EQ has arisen, and each year, they bring the legacy of the Golden Phoenix back to life, with dishes directly sourced from the cherished menu archives of the iconic restaurant.
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#JOM! EAT: Golden Phoenix pop-up celebrates the Rabbit year

New Straits Times – Golden Phoenix now reappears until Feb 4 and many older residents have already made early reservations to secure their table so they can introduce their younger family members to many dishes that have universal appeal. Since its inception in 1974, Golden Phoenix has long held a reputation for culinary excellence.
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M&C Asia Stella Awards 2022 – EQ Wins Best Meetings Hotel in Malaysia

EQ has just been named M&C Asia Stella Awards’ Best Meetings Hotel in Malaysia for 2022. The award honours excellence in the Asia Pacific meetings industry, and on 23 August 2022, Mr Gerard Walker, the General Manager of EQ, graciously accepted on behalf of the hotel, team and management.
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The Star Metro - New rooftop bar beckons with its signature cocktails and panoramic view of KL skyline. Nestled in the bustling hub of Kuala Lumpur city centre, perched 51 floors atop the newly redeveloped EQ Hotel, is the latest watering hole – Blue.
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Travel + Leisure Asia’s Best Awards 2022: Malaysia’s Top Hotels, Restaurants, Bars and More

Travel + Leisure Asia - The votes have been counted for the first-ever Asia’s Best Awards 2022, and EQ won No. 1 Best City Hotels in Malaysia. Read the article and find out why we are beaming! Thank you to all who voted for us.
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Malaysian Artist Mark Lee and Johnnie Walker Showcased Luxury, Sustainability and Art in One Evening

Robb Report - In discovering himself, contemporary and abstract expressionist Malaysian artist Mark Lee found a life arc mirrored by colours.
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Citta Bella - 热爱美食的人也热爱生活,食物散发的香气,比梦境更烟火,比现实更生活,美食是治愈人生的避难所。随着开放堂食城中酒店和餐厅纷纷推出特色菜单,让你重回美食的怀抱。
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Akaushi Wagyu in Malaysia for the First Time Ever – An EQ and Kampachi Exclusive

Malaysian Foodie – EQ and Kampachi, Malaysia’s two leading brands in dining and hospitality, are bringing an entire Akaushi cow from Japan.
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Top 10 Malaysian Dishes You Need To Try

Travel and Leisure – It’s time to shine a spotlight on this Southeast Asian cuisine with so many stories to tell. Malaysian food is fascinatingly diverse, rich in flavor and heritage. Add these 10 dishes to your next culinary tour.
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