This article was first published in the Malay Mail Online.
Time to wake up dear Malaysians, and smell the flowers?
Lately social media users in Malaysia (and possibly beyond) have been assaulted by the barrage of ridiculous and extremely frustrating headlines dominating the news feed. Short of throwing tantrums and taking a defensive stance, sometimes I wish things would just get better; rather than focus on politics, we should come together as Malaysians to stand strong against the weakening economy, and brush aside the notion of a nation divided by skin colour. So when the going gets tough, it pays to seek solace in a quiet corner of a café and let slow jazz tunes, indie pop or ambient music soothe the troubled soul.
Cuteness personified at Petit Mary Patisserie – Mont Blanc Tart, fresh pastries, and creamy concoction of coffee served in their signature mugs
One place to do just that is this baby blue café near AEON Kinta City named Petit Mary Patisserie; a double-storey unit fronting the main road of Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah. The décor may seem a little bit overdone; some may even dub this as another one of those places capitalising on the “cuteness factor” to attract teenagers and the ladies. However, a closer look reveals a menu with a fair bit of substance; especially their array of freshly baked breads and pastries. Read the rest of this entry »