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Friday, April 15, 2016

League of Captains, The Row (Jalan Doraisamy, KL)

I have been wanting to visit The Row for many many months now but never make it a point there as parking is a problem. Coincidently I need to be in that area to run some errand so after getting it done, my best friend Isabel and I decided to drop by this place, League of Captains.

We sat at the table you could see in the picture. I really wanted to sit upstairs but too bad they were having an event there. Surprisingly, it was not stuffy and we enjoyed our lunch there.

Our Flat Whites. I rarely drink milk-based coffee nowadays so it was quite enjoyable sipping away.

Pictured here is our coffee and sandwich. They serve sandwich by Tommy Le Baker. I ordered ribeye while she ordered smoked salmon. She said her sandwich tasted really good and I thought mine was equally good as well. We ordered them in a set. My set of ribeye sandwich and coffee was RM20 while her smoked salmon sandwich and coffee was RM23.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Zest P√Ętisserie, Connaught

Now that I am working from home, I get to have more time in exploring cafes and restaurants. I went to this quaint little cafe called Zest P√Ętisserie in Connaught after hearing and seeing good reviews from others.

The cafe only uses the finest ingredients from France and you can find desserts made with chocolate and fruits. They serve coffees (hot and iced), Harney & Sons teas, several types of waffles, cakes and such.

You can order by grabbing a menu board from the counter, pick your choice and pay at the counter.

I ordered their Strawberry Shortcake and Iced Matcha Latte. I liked the cake a lot as I can taste the hint of strawberry with every bite I took.  

After finishing my cake and Matcha Latte, I still need more time to finish some work so I ordered their Harney & Sons Rooibos Chai tea. It was my first time trying out Harney's as I am very picky and loyal (I only drink T2 teas) when it comes to tea. I like Chai Latte that is why I decided to try this tea out. It was indeed my cup of tea. Geddit? haha


Monday, February 16, 2015

Wong Poh Restaurant, Aman Suria

I am not the biggest fan of Chinese food but I'm always up for crabs! Our family decided to have our crab cravings fixed in Wong Poh, Aman Suria after some research online. Mind you, I have almost zero knowledge of where to get the best Chinese food. Judging from their comments and reviews from blogs and Foursquare,  this should be good. 

First up, seaweed tofu soup. It's not memorable and you can find similar taste in almost all Chinese restaurants.

Almost more than half of Foursquare comments mentioned their pork knuckle so we ordered it. The skin was crispy and the juice didn't seep out which are great. Skip the chilli sauce and devour by dipping it in the dark sauce.

There were only 4 of us and we don't want to order too much and cause wastage so we just settle with Butter Milk Crab which is their signature. Be reminded to request for the wet version. I overlooked a comment and didn't inform them in time. The sauce was barely enough for all of us to dip with the fried mantou. The crabs are huge and with lots of flesh though I find the meat slightly bland.

There it is, the must order item if you order their crabs. They are the highlight of our dinner. I was so stuffed but still manage to down 2 mantou and wiped clean the butter milk sauce in the claypot.

I would return to try other types of crabs. Their service was prompt, food was up to par and an overall good experience. The bill for the dishes above came up to RM130+ which we thought was a great value.

Do call for reservation as it could get really crowded after 7pm. We went at around 6pm so tables were aplenty.

Tel: 03-78033527