Friday, January 18, 2019

OBL - Original Banana Leaf IOI City Mall Putrajaya - Banana Leaf Rice

Original Banana Leaf IOI City Mall Putrajaya

Finding banana leaf rice to eat in Putrajaya can be a real challenge? Now when you are in Putrajaya and have a craving for banana leaf rice, you can now satisfy your banana leaf rice indulgent at the newly opened OBL - Original Banana Leaf Restaurant which is located at GE-14, Ground Floor, IOI City Mall Lebuh IRC 62502, IOI Resort, Putrajaya, Selangor.

Original Banana Leaf IOI City Mall Putrajaya Set Lunch Promotion

Most people that love banana leaf rice which is traditionally served at the coffee shop or roadside stall are usually hot and stuffy and at end of the meals, you get an additional sweaty feel. At OBL - Original Banana Leaf Rice, you can dine in the comfort of an air-conditioned and clean environment.

Halal Banana Leaf Restaurant Putrajaya

What's more, for the Muslim, they can dine in with a peace of mind as OBL which is a Halal Certified Banana Leaf Restaurant outlet.


Do watch our gastronomic Banana Leaf Rice video showcasing the food that we ate.

Halal Banana Leaf Rice Feast

At OBL - Original Banana Leaf Rice Putrajaya, you can find many favourite ala carte curry dishes like the Chicken Varuval, Fried Tenggiri Fish, Mutton Curry and many more that are served here.

Banana Leaf Rice Fried Chicken Set

Other must-have condiments such as the Rasam and Thairu are also served. To make it easy for customers, OBL offers a number of set menu dishes for lunch from 12pm-3pm Monday to Friday. The first of which is the Fried Chicken set (RM15.90) The set is a complete offering with a combination of 3 vegetable side dishes, fried dried chillies and papadam which coincidentally is also the Vegetarian Set.

Banana Leaf Rice Fried Tenggiri Fish Set

For fans of fried fish, an order Fried Tenggiri Fish Set (RM17.90) is a good option as the Fish is fried ala-minute which is still hot when served to us.

Banana Leaf Rice Mutton Paratel Set

While the fans mutton can choose the Mutton Paratel Set (RM21.90)

Banana Leaf Rice Chicken Varuval Set

and the last set is the Chicken Varuval Set. (RM15.90)

Banana Leaf Rice Vegetarian Set

For vegetarian or those that would love to order the curries dishes as ala-carte can opt for the Vegetarian Set (RM8.50)

OBL Banana Leaf Rice Curry Fish Head

These set dishes can also be ordered ala-carte and there are a number of the other dishes for you to indulge in; we tried the Ikan Tenggiri Fish Head Curry (RM50.00 for 800g to 1kg) while the smaller size between 400 to 500gm is RM35.00 as our first ala-carte order. The curry which was infused with spices was flavourful and goes well with the steaming white rice that was served to us.

OBL Banana Leaf Rice Kurma Chicken

while our second order is the Chicken Kurma (RM7.50).

OBL Banana Leaf Rice Lollipop Chicken

and our final ala-carte dish is the Lollipop Chicken (RM12.90 for 4 pieces); which is quite similar to a boxing chicken but at OBL; it uses the chicken drumette but with the Indian spices marination. It is deep fried to a nice crunch and was great to be paired with the curried rice.

OBL Original Banana Leaf Putrajaya Menu - Roti Tissue

Besides serving the Banana Leaf Rice, OBL also serves Thosai and Porri. We tried the Roti Tissue (RM3.80) which was made into a wafer-thin crunchy texture which is quite addictive. While eating this, you will be like a monster crunching the Thosai with the sound of the crunch at every bite.

OBL Original Banana Leaf Putrajaya Menu - Plain Thosai

For Thosai fans, you can taste out the Plain Thosai (RM2.80) which also have a nice crispy crunch.

OBL Original Banana Leaf Putrajaya Menu - Rava Thosai

While the Rava Thosai (RM3.00) was infused with onion and green chillies that went well with the Dhall curries.

OBL Original Banana Leaf Putrajaya Menu - Pattaya Fried Rice

To provide more food option for the customer, OBL also serves other popular Mamak dishes such as the Pattaya Fried Rice (RM8.90)

OBL Original Banana Leaf Putrajaya Menu - Maggi Mee Goreng With Chicken

and Maggi Mee Goreng With Chicken (RM10.90).

Original Banana Leaf Putrajaya IOI City Mall

All in all, it was great to find a  restaurant that can satisfy our Banana Leaf Rice cravings in Putrajaya, Selangor. For more promotion and offering, you can check out OBL - Original Banana Leaf Facebook page.

OBL - Original Banana Leaf IOI City Mall Putrajaya  Location Address Map.



Thursday, January 17, 2019

CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVE MENU 2019 @ WAN CHUN TING @ Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

WAN CHUN TING @ Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

Embrace the Year Of The Earth Pig this Chinese New Year pacing elegantly into the sophisticated Wan Chun Ting at Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara as you and your loved ones celebrate new beginnings and round off the successful year behind.

CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVE MENU 2019 AT WAN CHUN TING Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

Deep Fried Fish Skin and Salmon Yee Sang
Deep Fried Fish Skin and Salmon Yee Sang


Ushering in the auspicious Chinese New Year with an abundance of health, wealth and happiness with sumptuous culinary delights curated by Wan Chun Ting's Executive Chinese Chef Leong Weng Heng. 


 WAN CHUN TING
SOFITEL KUALA LUMPUR DAMANSARA
6 Jalan Damanlela
Bukit Damansara
50490 Kuala Lumpur
Tel 03 - 2720 6688
Business Hours: Noon to 2:30pm & 6pm to 10pm


There are a total of three Chinese New Year Festive Set Menus, a nine-course meal inclusive of a bottle of wine, for a table of 10 diners. Prices start from RM 2,188nett per table for Prosperous Set Menu, RM 2,388 nett for Fortune Set Menu and RM 2,588 for Wealth Set Menu.  

Wan Chun Ting Chinese Restaurant CNY2019 Set Menu

Fortune Set Menu
RM 2,388 Nett Per Table Of 10 pax

With the Lunar New Year just around the corner, invigorate your spirit with a delightful reunion feasting with family, friends and business partners. Select from three specially-curated Lunar New Year menus, featuring auspicious dishes like Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Red Mushroom and Fish Maw, Marinated Chicken with Fragrant Chinese Tea, Steamed Giant Grouper with Golden Mushroom and Black Fungus, Double Boiled Honey Melon with Red Dated and White Fungus, just to name a few.

Wan Chun Ting Menu - Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Fish Maw & Cordyceps Flower
Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Fish Maw & Cordyceps Flower


Located on level one of the hotel, the Chinese inspired designed restaurant was impressive and tastefully decorated with its elegant and luxurious furniture with stunning Oriental themed lightings. The restaurant exudes a warm and inviting ambience making an ideal place to experience delightful New Year delicacies.

Wan Chun Ting celebrates the festive tradition from 7th January to 19th February 2019, available for lunch and dinner. Private dining rooms are also available – perfect for a gathering of family and friends.

Wan Chun Ting Menu - Roasted Duck served with Plum Sauce
Roasted Duck served with Plum Sauce


Prosperous Set Menu 
9-course dinner 
RM2, 188.00nett per table of ten persons inclusive of a bottle of wine 

Fortune Set Menu 
9-course dinner 
RM2, 388.00nett per table of ten persons inclusive of a bottle of wine 

Wealth Set Menu 
9-course dinner 
RM2, 588.00nett per table of ten persons inclusive of a bottle of wine 


Prosperity Set Menu 
RM2188.00nett per table of ten persons inclusive of a bottle of house wine 

Yee Sang with Norwegian Salmon & White Bait Fish 
Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Black Garlic 
Oven Baked Marinated Chicken 
Hong Kong Style Steamed Live Tiger Grouper with Superior Soy Sauce 
Wok Fried Grass Prawns with Salted Egg Yolk 
Braised Black Mushroom with Sun-Dried Oyster and Garden Green 
Fried Rice with Yam Wrapped in Lotus Leaf 
Deep Fried Chinese New Year Cake with Yam 
Double Boiled Honey Melon with Red Dates and White Fungus 
Chinese Tea 

Fortune Set Menu 
RM2388.00nett per table of ten persons inclusive of a bottle of house wine 

Deep Fried Fish Skin and Jelly Fish Yee Sang 
Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Fish Maw and Cordyceps Flower 
Steamed Giant Grouper with Golden Mushroom and Black Fungus 
Roasted Duck served with Plum Sauce 
Wok-Fried Fresh Grass Prawn with XO Sauce 
Braised Sea Cucumber with Sun-Dried Oyster, Black Mushroom 
Sea Moss and Garden Green 
Fried Rice with Yam and Wax Duck Meat Wrapped In Lotus Leaf 
Combination of Chinese New Year Cake 
- Deep Fried with Yam 
- Coated with Peanuts 
Double Boiled Peach Resin with Longan and Red Dates 
Chinese Tea 


Wealth Set Menu 
RM2588.00nett per table of ten persons inclusive of a bottle of house wine 

Yee Sang with Baby Abalone and Snow Pear 
Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Red Mushroom and Fish Maw 
Steamed Soon Hock Fish with Superior Soy Sauce 
Marinated Chicken with Fragrant Chinese Tea 
Sautéed Crystal Prawns and Scallops with Capsicum 
Braised Dried Oyster with Sea cucumber, Sea Moss and Garden Green 
Fried Rice with Wax Meat 
Combinations of Chinese New Year Cake 
Chilled Mango Puree with Pomelo 
Chinese Tea 

Wan Chun Ting Menu - Steamed Giant Grouper with Golden Mushroom and Black Fungus
Steamed Giant Grouper with Golden Mushroom and Black Fungus

Their unique selection of Yee Sang is a refreshing alternative for those seeking for greater indulgence. Accompanied with varying authentic ingredients topped with fresh fruits and vegetables, our selection of Yee Sang is pleasing to the eye at the same time healthy and a definite treat for the palate. 

Yee Sang Menu 

Vegetarian Yee Sang
RM88.00nett (Half Portion) RM176.00nett (Full Portion)

Jelly Fish Yee Sang
RM88.00nett (Half Portion) RM176.00nett (Full Portion)

Norwegian Salmon Yee Sang 
RM108.00nett (Half Portion) RM216.00nett (Full Portion)

Deep Fried Soft Shell Crab Yee Sang
RM98.00nett (Half Portion) RM196.00nett (Full Portion)

Baby Abalone Yee Sang 
RM148.00 nett (Half Portion) RM288.00nett (Full Portion)

Crispy Fish Skin with Mango and Snow Pear Yee Sang 
RM108.00nett (Half Portion) RM216.00nett (Full Portion)

Australia Lobster Yee Sang (2 Days Advance Order Required)
Market Price

Add On 
Cracker RM6nett Per Packet
Salmon Fish RM40nett Per Portion
Soft Shell Crab RM48nett Per Portion
Snow Pear RM18nett Portion 
Baby Abalone RM288nett Per Portion 
Crispy Fish Skin RM68nett Per Portion
Jelly Fish RM28nett Per Portion

Wan Chun Ting Menu - Wok-Fried Fresh Grass Prawn with XO Sauce
Wok-Fried Fresh Grass Prawn with XO Sauce


For enquiries and reservations, please email  HA123-FB3@SOFITEL.COM or call (03) 2720 6688.

Photo Courtesy of FollowMeToEatLa - Auntie Lilly

Wan Chun Ting @Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara Location Address Map



Tuesday, January 15, 2019

CNY2019 Festive Set Menu @New World Hotel Petaling Jaya Selangor

CNY2019 FESTIVE SET MENU 2019 @ NEW WORLD PETALING JAYA HOTEL 


New World Hotel Petaling Jaya Selangor CNY2019 Promotion

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, New World Petaling Jaya Hotel is all geared up looking to provide memorable meals for its diners with an array of festive set menus and buffet feast for Chinese New Year - Year of Earth Pig.

NEW WORLD PETALING JAYA HOTEL
Paradigm, 1 Jalan SS7/26A
Kelana Jaya
47301 Petaling Jaya
 Selangor
Tel 03 7682 0000


The chefs selected eight dishes, including dessert, for our tasting pleasure during dinner review. Watch our video for the full dinner course.

CNY2019 Festive Set Menu @New World Hotel Petaling Jaya Selangor
New World Petaling Jaya Hotel's CNY promotion starts from 14 January to 28 February 2019, with festive set menus starting from RM1388+ per table of 10 persons and available daily for lunch (12 noon to 2.30pm) and dinner (6.30pm to 10.30pm)

CNY2019 Festive Set Menu

CNY Festive Menus From RM 1,399, RM 1,888 & RM 2,288 For 10 pax 

New World Hotel Petaling Jaya Selangor Chef Joshua and Chef Chua

Their all-day dining restaurant, Pasar Baru, one of New World Petaling Jaya Hotel’s acclaimed dining outlets is also joining the bandwagon and all set to delight diners with sumptuous festive buffet feast exclusively from 14 January to 19 February 2019. Available daily for lunch (12 noon to 2.30pm) and dinner (6.30pm to 10.30pm), priced at RM 118 Nett per person. 


For dining enquiries or reservations, please call (603) 7682 0000, e-mail diningreservations.petalingjaya@newworldhotels.com or visit petalingjaya.newworldhotels.com


NEW WORLD PETALING JAYA HOTEL Location Address Map