LANGKAWI - Situated on a boardwalk facing a marina of expensive yachts, The Loaf in Telaga Harbour, Langkawi was the bakery chain's first outlet, known for its Japanese-style crispy croissants, cranberry cheese buns and tarts.
The brainchild of Malaysian former prime minister Tun Mahathir Mohamad, the 12-year-old lifestyle bakery and bistro was doing a roaring business serving breakfast and teatime crowds before it abruptly closed its doors this week, along with 11 other outlets in Malaysia.
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