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EQ Triumphs At Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2024

14 Jun 2024

Kuala Lumpur, 14 June 2024 – EQ, Malaysia’s pinnacle of luxury hospitality, has once again demonstrated its excellence by sweeping multiple prestigious awards at the Travel + Leisure Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2024.

EQ emerged victorious in all four categories for which it was nominated, cementing its position as a leader in luxury hospitality in Malaysia. The hotel secured top honours as the No.1 City Hotel and won awards for the No.1 Hotel Pool and No.2 Hotel Spa in Malaysia. In addition, EQ’s General Manager, Gerard Walker, was honoured as the No.1 Hotel General Manager in the country for the Hospitality Leadership category.

Come celebrate with us! We’re giving free breakfast and a glass of bubbly or juice at Sky51 until 31 August. To book, click here or key in room code: Unequalled

2-Star Michelin Chef Celebrates French Cuisine

14 Jun 2024

The Malaysian Insight, Kuala Lumpur, 8 June 2024 – Dilling is from the two Michelin-star restaurant named after himself in London. He is in EQ Kuala Lumpur for a culinary showcase, from now till June 15.

Hunter chicken is the chef’s signature dish, his refined take on chicken cacciatore, a classic Italian dish. “Cacciatore” comes from the Italian word for hunter, believed to have originated with Italian hunters preparing chicken over an open fire with the ingredients they had on hand. Dilling’s famed hunter chicken is covered with a thin, stripey layer of blended chicken mousse, and another of mushroom duxelle, almost like a beef Wellington, then finished with sauce albufera. It’s an intensely flavoured, dark, rich meat sauce that delivers the winning touch to the chicken. Hunter chicken was served with a delightful pomme purée and salad with a lemony dressing.

Reserve a table here to experience Chef Dilling’s cuisine.

Kampachi X Nikka Five-Course Whisky Pairing Dinner

10 Jun 2024

Kuala Lumpur, 7 June 2024 – An exquisite dinner evening featuring fine Japanese whisky and Kampachi’s exceptional cuisine was held on Friday. The evening began with a first course of golden eye snapper, yellowtail, scallops, and spotted prawn sashimi, beautifully paired with Taketsuru pure malt whisky. This was followed by a second course of simmered duck with asparagus, with the main course being the highly anticipated Miyazaki wagyu.

It was a memorable dining experience and a unique opportunity to purchase some of the last remaining bottles of the much-acclaimed Taketsuru 17- and 21-year whiskies in Malaysia. These whiskies, known for their exceptional quality, have been discontinued due to depleted stock driven by unprecedented demand. Both expressions have received prestigious accolades, including awards from the World Whisky Awards and the International Spirits Challenge.


Send us a message via WhatsApp at +6012 278 9239 to secure the remaining few bottles available.