2014 · Foodporn · Review · Travel

KL: food for the soul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And so it begins the next travel episode of May (I know how overdue this is). Yati and I managed to book a really cheap flight + accommodation. We left really early in the morning and landed in KLIA2 before noon before taking the express train (costly but worth it) to KL central.

I got a lil confused finding the apartment that we stayed at. I’m not gon write on it because there is really nothing to write about. Let’s just say we only needed a bed and warm water (and air-conditioning)

So here’s the first stop…

1. ACME BAR (The Troika, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur)

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Truffled Root Veggies, Mushroom soup and Salted egg Chix
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The Other Pavlova

Apologies I know my photo quality is questionable and I really cant be bothered to add filter to these pictures.

This was the second time i visited ABC and boy i wasn’t disappointed. The truffled roots are still my favorite and the “other” pavlova is a must have if you are a sweet tooth. 2 of us shared all of these. It was meant to be a light meal :p A little pricey but worth going and I recommend going in the evening and outdoor seating. This isn’t overrated at all.. Maybe because were there on a weekday afternoon and business people held casual meetings there.

Also from what i gathered, their pasta is good too!

2. Gyu-Kaku (1-Utama, Publika, Tropicana City Mall)

BEEF
BEEF!!!

I couldn’t find a halal version in Singapore so this was next to heaven for me! Also a pretty light dinner (no carbs guys lol) we had beef, beef, and chicken (Oh and a kimchi soup that my friends didn’t like but i do!)

The beef was really good and we can cook it to our liking. Non messy and great service too. We went to the one at Publika and i was surprised at how big that place was. The last time I was there, I only had Wondermilk and didn’t really explore the rest of this place. Definitely coming back here with an emptier stomach!

 

3. The Apartment (Lot 72, 73 & 74 Ground Floor, Western Courtyard. The Curve Shopping Centre Mutiara Damansara)

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Desserts

More sweets for my sweet. We left for The Curve (swanky neighbourhoodies) and settled for The Apartment for desserts and coffee. What do I say about this place? Awesome coffee (I HAD TWO) and a pretty standard cafe-bistro-resto menu. But I love it all the same. I don’t eat food like this back here in SG (read: not a cafe hunter sorry) so its good to have a break once in a while.

4. Tous Les Jours (Wolo, 126 126A-C, Jalan Bukit Bintang)

A Parisien-themed Korean bakery that I instantly fell in love with at first bite. Nothing short of awesome! I recommend the SAUSAGE DONUT! and the Gruyere Cheese Melt Sandwich from the hot menu. Unforgettable! Plus points for having my must-have Caramel Macchiato

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5. Ben’s (Pavillion Bukit Bintang)

Honestly, I havent got much to rave about at Ben’s. But maybe because i wasnt hungry and all we wanted was to catch up with some friends. The only thing i enjoyed was the cake. Let me know if there is anything good so i can try it the next time!

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Tea Party

6. Tony Roma’s (NU Sentral Mall)

Lastly, we had dinner at the BEST PLACE EVER.

Again another one that i cannot go to in SG because its not halal here. So i made it a point to at least try. (Yes, this is my first time eating here) I love it and the mash that came with it was just right, wasnt too creamy! The meat melts in your mouth (I am not kidding here). Yati and I shared a full rack and it was just nice for us. Maybe because we kept eating we ended up never really hungry.

imageAll i can say is Alhamdulilah 🙂

 

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