Eating places


  • Eating Out
  • Saturday, 19 Mar 2011

Chicken treat

Chicken lovers should make a beeline to Seasons Cafe at Grand Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur to sample its highlight of the month. Whether basked in flavourful broth, smothered with seductive sauces or marinated to perfection, diners will be in for a ‘cluck-ing’ great taste with these dishes — Double Boiled Village Chicken Herbal Soup, Caesar Salad with Village Chicken Breast, Village Chicken Tikka Masala, Steamed Village Chicken Rice, Chicken Briyani Rice and much more. Available until March 31, the Village Chicken promotion is priced from RM18.00++ per selection. The Village Chicken or better known as kampung chicken is considered to be a healthier choice due to its leaner meat and lower fat content. Savour the exquisite taste of this poultry prepared for your dining pleasure. For reservations, call 03-2697 8888 ext. 8819, fax at 03 2695 5215 or e-mail fb@grandseasons.com

Delectable dim sum

Dine at Tang Palace, Dynasty Hotel Kuala Lumpur and relish in the exciting range of dim sum, painstakingly prepared by chef Loke Yoon Khow. With 55 favourites on the menu, patrons can whet their appetite on the delightful delicacies which are sensational and creatively presented. Among the tempting favourites are Steamed Minced Meat with Yam Roll, Steamed Two Varieties Bean Dumpling, Pan Fried Phoenix Dumpling, Pan Fried Radish Cake, Shark’s Fin Dumpling, Prawn Cheong Fun, Fresh Scallop Dumpling, Fried Spring Roll, Baked Special Lotus Rose Cookies and Baked Mini Egg Tart and many more. With prices ranging from RM5.50++ to RM9++ per serving, this promotion is available for lunch only from noon to 2.30pm (Mondays to Saturdays) and from 10am to 2.30pm on Sundays and public holidays. For reservations, call 03-4043 7777 ext 3340.

Delightful Chocolate Banana Mousse

The Chocolate Banana Mousse is a delightful fancy chocolate creation that greets cake lovers this March. This deliciously rich and creamy chocolate cake is accentuated with flavours of banana — the perfect afternoon tea indulgence. What is prominent in this sweet treat is the banana and chocolate mousse. Among the ingredients are mashed banana, fresh milk, sugar, gelatin, chocolate sponge, chocolate mousse and whipping cream. The cake is nicely finished off with chocolate glaze and decorated with cute macaroons. The cake is priced at RM9.50++ per slice, RM80++ per kg and is available at Melting Pot, Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur. For orders, call 03-2144 2200 ext 2337.

VIETNAMESE

CUNGDINH VIETNAM RESTAURANT, One Bangsar, 63D-G Jalan Ara, Bangsar Baru, KL (Tel: 03-2283 5088). Business Hrs: Daily, lunch (noon-3pm); dinner (6pm-11pm). Pork-free. Cuisine from central Hue province with herbal drinks, Vietnamese snacks and seafood. Signature dishes are Fish Fillet with Dill (Cha Ca La Vong) from Hanoi and Special Cungdinh Steamed Crab and Fresh Tiger Prawn Broiled with Rice Wine.

FUSION

7ATENINE, The Ascott Kuala Lumpur, 9 Jalan Pinang, KL (Tel: 03-2161 7789 / 03-2162 7789). Business Hrs: Mon-Thurs (5pm-1am), Fri, lunch (noon-3pm); dinner (5pm-2am), Sat (5pm-2am). Pork-free. A fine dining place known for its fun, contemporary style dining feel. Casual dining on the ground floor with more privacy upstairs. Within walking distance to the dance clubs on Jalan Pinang/ Jalan P. Ramlee.

FRENCH

MARCHE, Lot G87, Ground Floor, The Curve, Mutiara Damansara, PJ (03-7728 9200/03-7727 8461). Business Hrs: Daily (11am-11pm). Halal. Marche means ‘market’ in French and the outlet is creative, colourful and innovative. It takes its concept from Southern European markets. An abundance of food is served and prepared at numerous stalls.

JAPANESE

JAPANESE RESTAURANT MUNA-KATA, Mezzanine Floor, Life Centre, 20, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. (Tel: 03-2166 7441). Business Hrs: noon-3pm, 6.30-11pm, Sundays and public holidays (6.30pm-11pm). Serves authentic and premium sushi, teppanyaki, a variety of a la carte and seasonal dishes. Set lunch and dinner are also available.

INDIAN

PRIDE OF INDIA, 7G Jalan 22A, 70A Wisma CLK, Desa Sri Hartamas, KL (Tel: 03-6201 4477/019-690 3266). Business Hrs: Daily, lunch (11.30am-3pm); dinner (6pm-10.30pm). No pork served. The intriguing dish here is the Kofta Annarkali with the colours of India’s flag. The Special Briyani Rice is cooked with fish and prawns. Other specials are Chicken Drumstick stuffed with Minced Lamb, Romali Bread and the Sweet Platter that comes with a mammoth sugar rush.

SAFFRON, 5, Jalan Sri Hartamas 7, Taman Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur. (Tel: 03-6201 1375). Business Hrs: noon-2.30pm, 6.15-10pm, daily. This family run restaurant serves up home cooked Punjabi dishes that has wooed many tastebuds. Among the favourite dishes are Saag, Aloo Pratha, Sweet Spinach Capati, Fish Kofta, Fried Spiced Chicken, Achari Chicken, Bhoona Ghost and Saag Gosht.

ITALIAN

PIZZERIA GRAZIE 4210, Lot SP-1 & SP-2, The Street Mall, Persiaran Multimedia, Cyberjaya (Tel: 03-8319 3328). Business Hrs: Monday to Friday (11am-9pm), Saturday (11am-6pm). Closed on Sunday. A quaint Italian restaurant tucked in a corner of The Street Mall. Pizzas dominate the menu and there are 17 types. Orders, large or small, are delivered free-of-charge within Cyberjaya.

WESTERN

RIBLEE’S, No. 41-1 Wisma CKL (1st Floor), Jalan 23/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur. (Tel: 03-6201 0180). Business Hrs: Noon-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm. Non-halal. The outlet specialises in pork ribs but there is a choice of other meats and fish available too. There is Fried Texas Egg Rolls for added crunch, Riblee’s Bacon Salad, Angel Hair Pasta and the unique Smoked Bacon Steak to try.

EURO DELI RESTAURANT, 41, Jalan SS20/11, Damansara Kim, Petaling Jaya. (Tel: 03-7726 7495) Business Hrs: 10am-midnight, daily. Known for its meaty burger offerings, the restaurant also dishes up German Roast Pork Knuckles topped with Mushroom Sauce and Mixed Sausage Platter which has Farmer Bratwurst, Emmenthaler Cheese Sausage and Nuerenberger Sausage.

MALAYSIAN

P’RIOK STEAMBOAT RESTAURANT, 3 & 3A, Block B, Plaza Kelana Jaya, Jalan SS7/13A, Petaling Jaya. (Tel: 03-7876 7993/012-381 7993). Business Hrs: Monday to Saturday (6-11pm). Changes to the menu and the occasional inspired dish is not uncommon here as it strives to provide continous surprises to diners. The dishes served feature a Malaysian heritage of Portuguese, Malay, Indian and Chinese cuisines.

SEAFOOD

OLD HONG KONG RESTAURANT, 36, Jalan Utara, Off Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03-2141 8636). Business Hrs: Daily, lunch (11am-2.30pm); dinner (6pm-10.30pm). Non-halal. Functions as a modern coffee shop-cum-Chinese restaurant. Diners often order the mainstay seafood dishes or satay with Oyster Sauce. Busy on weekends.

NYONYA

RESTORAN PRECIOUS, M2 Mezzanine Floor, Central Market, Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03-2273 7372). Business Hrs: Daily (11am-9.30pm). Pork-free. Handsome interior filled with local antiques. Popular venue to entertain foreign guests. Malacca and Penang Nyonya delicacies include Pong Teh (Chicken Stewed in Shallot Gravy), Devil Curry, Top Hats (Vegetable-filled Rice Cones), Jiu Hu Char (Cuttle-fish Salad), Kerabu Pucuk Paku (Fiddlehead fern in spicy marinate) and Fish Head Curry. Call ahead, often booked for functions.

CHINESE

AH YAT ABALONE, Lot 9B, Jalan Kemajuan, Section 13, Petaling Jaya. (Tel: 03-7960 4988). Business Hrs: 11.30am-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm. While abalone tops the charts here with dishes like Stewed Dried South African Abalone and Mexican Abalone in Sashimi Style, the restaurant is also known for its signature dishes Golden Salad Roll accompanied with Smoked Duck Breast, Braised Superior Shark’s Fin Chef’s Signature Stock and Double Boiled Fish Maw with Shark’s Fin in Superior Soup.

BnY RESTAURANT, 29, Jalan SS18/1B, 47500 Subang Jaya (Tel: 03-5638 9623). Business Hrs: Daily, 11am-2.30pm (lunch), 5.30pm-11pm (dinner). Closed on Wednesdays. Among the dishes served are Drunken Steamed Prawn, Shanghai Honey Duck, Shanghai Sweet Vinegar Fish and Claypot Yee Mein Ching among others.

To submit food listings and food-related queries, please email to metrocfood@gmail.com or call 03-79671388 ext 1322.


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