Update on 2012/11/21
Bukit Gasing Forest Park (2-3hr)
Respite From the Concrete Jungle
Sitting prettily in between Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Gasing Forest Park is an untouched piece of rainforest that covers a 100-hectare large area. For jaded urbanites seeking a getaway from the hustling and bustling city, Bukit Gasing offers a consoling ground for a hike, stroll or run.
07:00-19:00 (preferable hours), daily
Bukit Gasing, Jalan 5/46, Section 5, Off Jalan Gasing, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan (+603-90585488 (Friends +603-22879422 (Malaysian Nature Society))
Taman Jaya Lake (1-1.5hr)
A Place for Recreation
If you're looking for a place to do your morning runs where there's fresh air and a picturesque surrounding, Taman Jaya Lake garden is the place to be. With its beautiful nature-engulfed atmosphere and tranquil lake, Taman Jaya Lake makes an ideal place for a relaxing stroll or a weekend picnic with the family.
Open 24 Hours, daily
Jalan Timur, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-22879422 (Malaysian Nature Society))
Go-to Place for Burger Enthusiasts
Famous for their rare one-of-a-kind pork burger specialty, Cristang also attracts a multitude of foodies with other delicacies such as back bacon, grilled cajun prawns, minced porn chili con carne and the unique petai (stink beans) stuffed in patty.
11:00-15:00, 17:30-22:00 Close on Mon
Pork Burger Sets (from RM20.80)
Unit B-G-19,8 Avenue, Jalan Sungai Jernih 8/1, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-79567877)
Out of Africa Restaurant & Kudu Bar
The Exotic African Cuisines Specialist!
Hungry for a taste of Africa? Save on that plane ride to Africa and make your way to Out of Africa Restaurant & Kudu Bar instead. Serving authentic African cuisines, this outlet has been given an excellent review by the Malaysian Tatler Best Restaurant Guide. Try the Marimba Mezza Platter as an ice breaker!
18:00-00:00 (Dinner), 12:00-02:00 (Kudu Bar),daily
Lamb Bobotie (RM39), Vegetarian Pie (RM36)
No 1 Lorong Sultan, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-79553432)
Clean Eating for the Health Conscious
Taking a break from greasy nasi lemaks and beef rendangs? Then Chayo Café is the place for you! With a warm, relaxing ambience, Chayo offers a wide selection of vegetarian and healthy food options such as Tikki Burger, Toffu Scramble and Spaghetti Pesto.
Mushroom Fried Rice (RM6.50)
50-1, Kelana Mall, Jalan SS6/14, Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-78062675)
Water Drop Teahouse
Vegetarian Food Expert
Shed some unwanted pounds without compromising on taste or breaking the budget--Water Drop Teahouse will show you how. Serving delicious vegetarian dishes, Water Drop Teahouse offers healthier alternatives to your calorie intake. The menu consists of broth-based specialties such as vegetable bah kut teh, tofu and mushrooms.
11:00-20:00, 11:00-17:00 Sun
Vegetable Minced Rice (RM6), Thai Laksa (RM5.50)
No. 43, Jalan SS3/29, Taman Universiti, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-78752800)
Sunway Pyramid (2-2.5hr)
One Stop Shopping and Entertainment Centre
In the bustling city of Petaling Jaya, Sunway Pyramid shopping mall stands tall in its gigantic Egyptian inspired design and building architecture. You can go to the Asian Avenue on level F for a walk through the Asian fashion culture. There are also plenty of options for entertainment, dining and a cinema for your enjoyment.
No.3 Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-74943100)
Pyramid Ice-skating Rink (1-1.5hr)
Swirl and Twirl on Ice!
If you’ve always wondered what it’s like to glide through an ice skating rink, here is your chance. Imagine yourself in the scenes of the ‘Ice Princess’ and bask in the fun and laughter as you twirl, fall, and twirl again. Be sure to check out the promotional packages while you’re here!
Weekend (RM20), School holiday (RM23), Public holiday (RM25)
LG3 Sunway Pyramid, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-74926800)
Italiannies @ Sunway Pyramid
A Taste of Italia's Finest
With a unique Continental facade, an extensive selection of specialties and friendly staff, Italiannies has managed to please the taste buds of many diners and keep them coming back for more. For starters, opt for the Quattro Platter, which is a combination of fried risotto balls, lemon cheesy balls, calamari and zucchini strings.
Classic Carbonara (RM29.90), Tiramisu (RM16.90)
Lot OB3-G-5, 6, 7 & 8, Ground Floor Oasis Boulevard, No. 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-56318661)
Pepper Lunch @ Sunway Pyramid
Unique and Delish Mealtime Experience
Having your meal at Pepper Lunch is indeed an budget-friendly and an interesting experience! The decor is set in warm earthy tones with minimalistic designs. For first timers, do try the popular Chicken Pepper Rice, Pepper Salmon Carbonara and Double Teriyaki Burger Steak which are sure to keep you craving for more!
Chicken Pepper Rice (RM12.80)
Lot F1.05 First Floor, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, No.3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-56211476)
Ichiban Ramen @ Sunway Pyramid
The Number 1 Ramen in Town
For anniversary celebrations or simply a night out with you loved ones who fancy Japanese food, why not try Ichiban Ramen? This chain restaurant serves authentic Japanese Ramen amongst other popular Japanese dishes. Sample the slurpy delicious signature Hokkaido Sapporo Ramen which is hot and spicy.
Sapporo Ramen Set (RM19.00), Chicken Katsu Set (RM18.00)
LG 2.31, Lower Ground Two, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (+603-74918128)