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The Spice of Life

Popia spring rolls at Bentara

Bright-smiling chef Hasni “Jeff” Ghazali (pictured second) is an exceedingly affable kind of tyrant.

Bentara, the Malaysian restaurant he owns with his partner, Bill Christian, confronts us with…

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Malaysian For All


A midday meal at Bentara, an authentic Malaysian must-try on Orange Street, proves to be the perfect choice. This ethnic cuisine is scrumptious. Upon devouring plate after plate of deliciousness*, I visit with the man behind the magic, Chef Hasni …

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