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  • Eat And Drink
  • Saturday, 06 Jul 2019

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is presenting Espresso Reimagined, comprising the Ristretto shot, Gibraltar Americano and Gibraltar Latte

Sweet chocolate deal

Hugo’s KL at Ramada Suites by Wyndham KLCC is inviting everyone to celebrate International Chocolate Day in the best way possible — by indulging in a chocolate treat! The restaurant will be offering a ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ promotion on all chocolate menu items this weekend. This sweet temptation deal on its chocolate cakes and desserts are sure to fulfil any chocolate cravings. The menu features Chocolate Fudge, Flourless Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Milkshake, as well as Hot and Cold Cocoa. It is priced from RM14 to RM16 for a drink, and RM24 to RM26 for a dessert item. For reservations, call 03-2386 9288.

Coffee and bagel promotion

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is presenting Espresso Reimagined, comprising the Ristretto shot, Gibraltar Americano and Gibraltar Latte. The coffee drinks are based on single origin beans sourced from Ethiopia’s famous Yirgacheffe region, which are known for their jasmine aroma and pronounced lemon flavour, with a smooth body and clean finish. Try pairing the Ristretto single shot (RM8.60), Gibraltar Americano (RM10.05) or Gibraltar Latte (RM13.15) with the newly available Cranberry Oatmeal, Cinnamon Walnut and Blueberry Custard bagels (RM8.50 each). These sweet treats join the existing range of savoury bagels (Classic, All-in-one and Jalapeno Cheese) which are served with cream cheese, for a light yet satisfying meal. The promotion is only available at selected stores in Peninsular Malaysia. For details, visit www.coffeebean.com.myCAVA, 71, Jalan Bangkung, Bukit Bandaraya, KL (Tel: 03-2093 6637). Business hours: Noon-3pm, 6pm-midnight (Mon-Sat), 6pm-midnight (Sun and public holidays). Pork-free. Serves Catalan-style cuisine noted for seafood, pasta and rice dishes. Expect good wines and an extensive tapas selection.

AL-AMAR LEBANESE CUISINE, Lot 6.10.00, Level 6, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL. (Tel: 03-2166 1011). Business hours: Noon-1am, daily. The plenteous use of garlic, olive oil, herbs and spices with lemon juice as a seasoning makes the Lebanese meal enticing to discerning taste buds. Olive oil, nuts, fresh bread, baklava and laban (homemade yoghurt) are some of the staples in the Lebanese diet.

PARATHAI, Lot F56, First Floor, Mitsui Outlet Park, Sepang. (Tel: 03-8660 2016). Business hours: 11am-10pm (Mon-Fri), 10.30am-10pm (Sat & Sun). Pork-free. With a comprehensive menu of more than 80 authentic Thai dishes, one can expect to indulge in the intensity of the spices and fragrance of fresh herbs famously used in Thai food. Highlights include Mieng Kam, Pandan Leaf Chicken, Pineapple Fried Rice, Baked Ming Prawns with Glass Noodles in Claypot, clear tom yam, tom yam kung, Steamed Seabass with Lime and Chilli Sauce, and Thai Green Curry Chicken.

PALSAIK KOREAN BBQ, Lot No L3-022 & L3-E-022, Level 3, No 2B, Jalan Cochrane, Section 90, MyTown Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur. (Tel: 03-2715 2080). Business hours: 10am to 10pm, daily. Non-halal. The highlight is the Eight-Colour Pork Barbecue featuring nice cuts of pork belly in eight different marinades – ginseng, pine needles, herb, miso paste, wine, garlic, curry and hot pepper. The menu includes barbecue, bibimbap (Korean mixed rice), tteokbokki (rice cakes) and pajeon (Korean pancakes) options.

ROYAL CANTON, Lot L2-03A to L2-07, Second Floor, DC Mall, Plaza DC, Damansara City, KL. (Tel: 03-2731 4628). Business hours: Noon-3pm, 6pm-10pm (Mon-Fri), 10.30am-3pm, 6pm-10pm (Sat, Sun and public holidays). Non-halal. Cantonese cuisine prepared hot from the wok is available in a variety of cooking styles. Famous for its glistening barbecued pork, roasted pork, whole roasted goose, signature pork ribs and dishes cooked with crab meat and egg white.

TUNG JING (DIM SUM) RESTAURANT, 90, Jalan Midah 1, Taman Midah, Cheras, KL. (Tel: 03-9130 9978). Business hours: 9am-4.30pm (Mon-Fri), 8.30am-4pm (Sun & public holidays). Closed on Saturdays. Non-halal. The restaurant serves up to 40 types of dim sum with the Steamed Giant Dumpling being the most popular. Other dishes such as the Tom Yam Curry Noodle and Spicy Sesame Noodle are also favourites among patrons.

LA RISATA DAMANSARA, 128, Jalan Kasah, Medan Damansara, KL. (Tel: 03-2095 9572).

Business hours: 11.30am-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm, daily. The Italian restaurant dressed in red bricks coupled with unfinished cement walls serves dishes like Spaghetti Alle Vongole, Salmone Alla Griglia Con Pesto, Pollo Farcito, Lasagna Di Carne and Insalata Verdura Grillia.

EURO DELI RESTAURANT, No 39 & 41, Jalan SS20/11, Damansara Kim, PJ. (Tel: 03-7726 7495) Business hours: 10am-midnight, daily. Non-halal. Known for its meaty burger offerings, the restaurant also serves up German Roast Pork Knuckles topped with Mushroom Sauce and Mixed Sausage Platter which has farmer bratwurst, Emmenthaler cheese sausage and Nuerenberger sausage.

FISHERMAN’S COVE, LG10, Feast Village, Starhill Gallery, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL. (Tel: 03-2782 3848). Business hours: Noon-3pm, 5pm-11pm, daily. The restaurant is designed as a boathouse and is tastefully decorated with sails and lamps to recreate a fishing village. The focus is on seafood, prepared in an open kitchen.

KOM’s by KOMPASSION, Isetan Food Paradise, 2nd Floor, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya. (https://bit.ly/2T4t11R). Business hours: 10.30am to 10.30pm, daily. Non-halal. The menu is all about discovering the combination of Japanese and Thai flavours. Highlights include Yummy Pork Ribs Rice, Chunky Beef Ribs Rice, Khow Soi Ramen with Pork Ribs, Green Curry Laksa and Grilled Fish with Sweet Unagi Sauce.

87 RESTAURANT AND BAR, 6, Jalan SS21/35, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya. (Tel: 03-7733 3878). Business hours: 4pm-1am, daily. Non-halal. Serves a mix of Western and Asian dishes — many for under RM20. Recommendations include Pork Bacon Carbonara, Grilled Set Lamb Shoulder, siew yoke fried rice, chicken and egg burger, Hainanese chicken with fries, curry laksa and Portuguese grilled fish.

ALIYAA ISLAND RESTAURANT & BAR, 48 G & M, Medan Setia 2, Plaza Damansara, Bukit Damansara, KL. (Tel: 03-2092 5378). Business hours: Noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm, daily. Sri Lankan restaurant serving the island nation’s most delectable dishes that are both colourful and aromatic. Make sure you try the famous four different sambal — katta sambal, seeni sambal, pol sambal and karupillay sambal.

BIG BABA RESTAURANT, No 34, Ground Floor, Jalan 2/109E, Desa Business Park, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur. (Tel: 03-7987 7755). Business hours: 11am-3pm, 5.30pm-9pm (Tues-Sun). Closed on Mondays. Pork-free. The idea behind setting up the Perakanan restaurant was to ensure Peranakan food would be around for future generations. Signature dishes include Kari Ayam Keluak, Ayam Pong Teh, Udang Lemak Nenas, Peranakan otak-otak and ju hu char. For desserts, try the bubur cha-cha and cendol, with brown sugar served on the side.

MONTE’S RESTAURANT & WINE BAR, Lot F112, Level 1, West Wing, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, KL. (Tel: 03-2094 1112/3). Business hours: 11.30am-11pm, daily. The restaurant serves up new dishes like pan-seared cod fish with ratatouille and chermoula dressing, eight-hour braised lamb with cauliflower puree and tomato juice and steamed prawns with poached tomato and citrus dressing.

CHILI’S GRILL & BAR, Lot 346B, Level 3, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, KL. (Tel: 03-2164 1400). Business hours: 11am-10.30pm (Sun-Thurs); 11am-midnight (Fri, Sat & public holidays). Serves Tex-Mex food, with specialities such as beef ribs, sizzling fajitas, boneless buffalo wings and Molten Chocolate Cake. Offers a great view of KLCC’s fountain.

SLAPPY CAKES, SPWF001, First Floor, Sunway Pyramid West, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, PJ. (Tel: 03-5650 5125). Business hours: 8.30am-10pm, daily. Pancakes are the main focus and this place makes having pancakes fun by allowing guests to make their own pancakes. Set on each table are hot pans for DIY pancakes and a sign at the counter teaches customers how to make pancakes the Slappy way. All-day breakfast and grilled meats are also available. To submit food listings and food-related queries, please email metrocfood@gmail.com or call 03-7967 1388 ext 1322.

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