Uosuki at Ri-Yakitori Bar
This November, enjoy delicious Japanese fish steamboat at Ri-Yakitori Bar.Fresh Red Snapper in Nabe (hotpot) meal is made perfect with other healthyingredients such as shiitake and enoki mushrooms, silky smooth tofu, kuzukiru,carrot and leek . Served with the widely-popular citrus-based ponzu sauce, theuosuki is a refreshing experience. Located on level 7 of The Gardens Hotel, Ri-Yakitori Bar provides you with a special dining experience set in a refinedbackdrop that infuses traditional charm with a contemporary undertone. Itoffers a delicious variety of traditional Japanese cuisine featuring the famousgrilled yakitori, a very popular dish in Japan. Ri-Yakitori Bar is open from 5pmtill 1am, Monday to Friday and noon to 1am on Saturdays and noon to 8pm onSundays. On weekends the bar shows live sport and provides a selection ofWestern and Malaysian foods. For reservations, call 03-2268 1323 or visit www.gardenshtlres.com
Mexican food is a fabulous treat of tastes so be rewarded as Utara CoffeeHouse at Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya brings you the cuisine that provides awonderful assortment of savoury, sour and sweet dishes. Not just that, it is alsoknown for its intense flavors, colourful presentation, unique spices andseasoning which will surely surprise your palate. This November, the restaurantbrings five mouth-watering Mexican dishes that will satisfy even the mostparticular of palates. There is Pollo Pibil (Yucatecan Baked Chicken with Orangeand Lime Sauce), Huachinango Al Mojo De Ajo (Red Snapper with Lime andGarlic), Lasagna Mexicana, Cazuela De Cordero (Braised Lamb and VegetableStew) and Camarones A La Veracruzana (Prawns with Green Pepper). Thesemagnificent dishes are priced from RM22++, so grab your maracas andsombrero and kick up your heels and get ready for an authentic Mexicanojourney! Arriba arriba andale! The promotion is available from 11am to 11pm.For reservations, call 03-7954 6888 ext 4557.
Creme Brulee Cheese Cake
Secret Recipe Cakes and Cafe,well-noted for its extensive fare ofmouth-watering cakes since itsinception in 1997, has createdtheir latest cheese cake creation— Creme Brulee Cheese Cake.Made with the finest ingredientsand giving extra attention todetails, the new cheese cakecreation is inspired by thepopular French dessert, cremebrulee. The smooth and easy todelight in Crème Brulee CheeseCake is a smooth symphony ofsweet vanilla blend and lightcream cheese with glazedcaramel on top. Best indulgedwhen chilled, the cheese cakeis set on a firm cracker base with its top layer sprinkled withsugar and torch-heated to form a thin caramelised delicious glaze coating. Thecheese cake is priced at RM6.80++ per slice and RM80++ for the whole cake.This cake is now available at all Secret Recipe Peninsular Malaysia outlets.
WOODS MACROBIOTICS, 25, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru. (Tel: 03-2287 0959). Business hours: 11am-9.30pm. Closed on Mondays. This place was established in 1993 and is reputed to be the first Malaysian Macrobiotic total health and healing centre, providing vegan macrobiotic organic food including beverages, fresh produce, grocery, health books, magazines, healing CDs, health cooking classes and diet consultation service. Some of the dishes to enjoy here are Fried Meehoon with Black Bean Sauce, Ume Plum Soy Soup Meehoon, Miso Udon, Fried Udon, Turmeric Fried Rice, Pine Seed Fried Rice, Tempe Fried Rice and lots more.
BELLYGOOD RESTAURANT, 20 Jalan PJS8/18, Dataran Sunway Mentari, PJ (Tel: 03-5630 1699). Business hours: Daily (11am-11pm). Closed on Monday. Non-halal. Popular for its variety of pork dishes like Spaghetti Cabonara made with real pork bacon, Pork Chop Pasta, Flame Grilled Spicy Garlic Pork Ribs, Deep-fried Pork Sandwiches and more.
XENRI JAPANESE CUISINE, 9 Wisma Elken, Lorong 4/137C, Batu 5, Old Klang Road, Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03-7783 8118). Business hours: Mon-Sat, (noon-10.30pm); Sun (noon-3pm) & (6pm-10.30pm). Serves Japanese cuisine using premium ingredients and raw products from Japan, flown in from Japan.
PASTA ZANMAI, G210B, Ground Floor Promenade, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, No 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya. (Tel: 03-7728 1210). Business hours: Sun-Thurs (10am-10pm); Fri-Sat (10am-10.30pm). Serves up an interesting array of over 50 pasta dishes using Japanese spaghetti. Rice and pizza cooked up with Japanese ingredients like seaweed, miso and sesame are rather interesting.
MICHELANGELO’S RESTAURANTE & BAR M, Lot J-OG-03 & J-OG-04, Soho KL, No. 2, Jalan Solaris, Solaris Mont Kiara, KL (Tel: 03-6203 7734). Business hours: Sun-Thurs (11am-11pm); Fri & Sat (11am-midnight). An upscale casual outlet with classy interior design with its signature Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam on its wall. Serves a lavish Italian fare from appetisers, main courses and desserts.
ITALIANNIES, F355, First Floor, Rainforest (New Wing), 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Bandar Utama, KL (Tel: 03-7727 1399). Business hours: Mon-Fri (11am-11pm); Sat & Sun (10.30am-11.30pm). Halal. Italiannies quaint ambience is conducive for conversations over traditional Italian fare. Has a kids’ menu that would appeal to the young ones with kid-size pastas and pizzas.
KHAANA PEENA, E01-04 & 05 Block E, Plaza Mont’ Kiara 2, Jalan Kiara, Mont’ Kiara, KL. (Tel: 03-6201 3355). Business hours: Daily (11am-3pm) & (6pm-10.30pm). Specialises in Northern Indian cuisine using only the finest natural ingredients for its delicious and nutritious specialities.
FLOWER DRUM FINE CHINESE RESTAURANT, 239 1st Floor, Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL (Tel: 03-2142 2625). Business hours: Mon-Sat (11.30am-2.30pm) & (6pm-10.30pm); Sun & Public Hols (10am-2.30pm) & (6pm-10.30pm). Non-halal. Known for its Chinese fare featuring an East meets West concept, with a bit of Japanese influence thrown in. Baked Australian Lamb Chop with Red Wine, Grilled King Prawns with Lemongrass, Peking Duck and Oven-Baked Lamb Chop with Lemongrass and Steamed Cod Fish with Shredded Abalone & Chinese Herbs are some of the dishes to look forward to.
RESTORAN KING CRAB, 103-105 Jalan SS25/2, Taman Mewah Jaya, PJ (Tel: 03-7808 2388). Business hours: Daily (11am-2.30pm) & (6pm-10.30pm). Non-halal. Extremely popular so getting a table requires some waiting time. Some dishes need pre-ordering.
KHUNTAI RESTAURANT, 6 Jalan 5/44, Petaling Garden, off Jalan Gasing, PJ (Tel: 03-7781 7523). Business hours: Daily (10am-3pm) & (5pm-midnight). Pork-free. A surprise find among a cluster of banana leaf restaurants and unassuming in appearance. Start your meal with Mieng Kam, moving on to White Tomyam, Steamed Fish Lemon Style, Deep-fried Kangkung and Green Curry Chicken. The thirst quencher, a blend of freshly squeezed ambarella fruit and sour plum is the ideal drink on a blistering day.
SRI NYONYA RESTAURANT, 14 Jalan 22/49, PJ (Tel: 03-7875 1031). Business hours: Tues-Sun (12.30pm-2.30pm) & (6.30pm-9.30pm). Closed on Mon. Pork-free. Family recipes like the Sri Nyonya Fried Chicken and Perut Ikan span four generations.
RESTORAN MAKAN MAKAN, 5 Jalan Anggerik Vanilla M 31/M, Kota Kemuning, Shah Alam. (Tel: 03-5121 7717. Business hours: Daily (8am-9.30pm, closes at 6pm on Wed). Pork-free. Some of the its bestsellers are Yam Cake, Tong Shui and Nasi Lemak Chicken Rendang.
H&H Restaurant, 25 Jalan PJU5/12, Dataran Sunway, Kota Damansara (Tel: 03-6141 8911). Business hours: Daily (11.30am-2.30pm, 5.30pm-10pm, closed on alternate Tues). Halal. Serves dishes like Curry Fish Head/Assam Fish Head, Kapitan Chicken/Claypot Chicken, Fried Crispy Sotong/Baked Towfoo, vegetables and rice. Available daily for lunch and dinner.
CHINA WOK, A3-G1-3A, Solaris Dutamas (Mont Kiara),1 Jalan Dutamas, KL (Tel: 03-6207 9598). Business hours: Daily (11am-9pm) (Non-halal). Homemade delicious recipes. Fish Head Noodles, Charcoal Roasted Duck & Char Siew, Award Winning Chicken Rice, Curry Fish Head, and Claypot LaLa Pepper Soup.
KAFE SAKURA KRISTAL, 301 Jalan Bandar 11, Taman Melawati, KL (Tel: 03-4108 5897). Business hours: Mon-Sat (noon-11.30pm); Sun (4pm-11.30pm). Halal. Asian, Thai, Western and Malaysian cuisine with enough options for vegetarians too.
DECANTER 3, 5 Jalan 17/56, PJ (Tel: 03-7968 1300). Business hours: Mon-Sat (noon-midnight), closed on Sunday. DECANTER 1, 7 Jalan Setiakasih 5, Bukit Damansara, KL (Tel: 03-2095 2507). Business hours: Mon-Sat (noon to midnight), closed on Sunday). DECANTER 4, No. 67, Jalan Setiabakti, Bukit Damansara. (Tel: 03-2095 3919) Business hours: Mon-Sat: 7.30am to 10.30pm, Sat & Sun: 9am to 10.30pm. Halal. Choose from over 80 Western and local favourites. Popular for its Oxtail Stew and Penang Assam Laksa.
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