The Nomad Bistro,
The Nomad Sucasa All-suite Hotel,
218 Jalan Ampang,
Tel: 03-4251 3833 ext 457
Business hours: 7.00pm to 11.00pm.
TEMPT your taste buds with the traditional taste of Malaccan cuisine at The Nomad SuCasa All-Suite Hotel?s ?Selera Cita Rasa Melaka? at The Nomad Bistro near Jalan Ampang in Kuala Lumpur.
The buffet, which features traditional favourites from the historical state, is offering guests 88 dishes and six menus that will be rotated on a daily basis.
Some of the specialties include ulam-ulam kampung, assorted kerabu, Pepahat Goreng Bercili, Asam Pedas, Udang Pepes Berempah, Black Peppered Kambing Golek, Ketam Lemak Cili Padi and bubur lambok, among others.
The Nomad Bistro?s food and beverage manager, Md Hanapi Mahat, said the spread also offered a combination of Malay dishes from different states, selected western dishes and some Portuguese fusion fare.
The Kari Ayam Debal, which is a Portuguese chicken curry, is slightly spicy. The chicken is tender and easy to eat while the Udang Pepes Berempah and Gulai Pucuk Manis Keledek Madu is average in taste.
For seafood lovers, dishes such as the Bawal Asam Pedas and Ketam Lemak Cili Padi Nenas will not disappoint.
An important component in Malaccan cuisine is its traditional desserts. A variety of nyonya kuih will be available, including seri muka, ondeh-ondeh and kuih koci.
The ondeh-ondeh is sweet and the gula melaka explodes in one?s mouth with each mouthful while the remaining selection of kuih will likely appease those traditional at heart.
For those who enjoy the ?King of Fruits?, The Nomad Bistro?s Serawa Durian is a must-try. Rich in flavour and creamy in texture, the dessert can be eaten on its own or combined with roti jala.
Roti jala is usually eaten with curry but the net-like pancakes surprisingly go well with the sweet and creamy durian concoction.
In typical Malaysian fashion, diners can also enjoy teh tarik and Nescafe tarik during their meal.
Priced at RM65 nett per adult and RM38 nett per child and per senior citizen, the promotion is available until Aug 4 from 7pm to 10pm.
This is the writer?s personal observation and not an endorsement of The Star.