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Sunday, 7 December 2014

Food Trail Food Adventure at Avenue K Kuala Lumpur - Where and What To Eat at Avenue K Food Marathon Part 1

Best Restaurant To Eat was invited for the Avenue K Food Adventure Challenge. This Food Adventure is held in conjunction with the Christmas Celebration at Avenue K.

The question is. How many restaurants are you able to visit and eat in it in a day? The Food Adventure Challenge requires us to visit 20 restaurants in all and samples some of their signature dishes from 10am to 10pm. Each restaurant that we visited and eaten in, are required to get our passport stamped. The restaurant list includes noodles house, buffet restaurant and right up to kiosk outlet. So at the end how many restaurants did we manage to go to? Find out from the 3 part post that we had.

We arrive at 945pm to get our passport for this challenge. After an initial short discussion with our team of four bloggers, we decided to start this epicurean food trail food adventure session.

First on the list of the restaurant to visit was the Wondermama X. Wondermama X’s scrumptious dishes add a sophisticated twist to the traditional. Local flavours are inspired by the old and new. Their Nasi Lemak 2.0, Nyonya Laksa and Marmite Chicken Carbonara are just a few of their many unforgettable fusion hits loved by many. Their unique offering include teh lip smacking Durian Crepe and Banana Nutella Waffles while their cool drink selection include yummy Match Latte, 7-up Asam Boi and Wondermama’s own interpretation of the Three Layer Tea.

The first dish was the Nasi Lemak 2.0 which consists of Sambal Petai Prawn, Kangkung, Kacang, Ikan Bilis, Egg, SP Japanese Style Fried Chicken.

Followed by the Nyonya Laksa which has Egg, Cucumber,Prawns, Fish Cake and Cockle.

Miso Soup Shiong Tong Clam with Red Goji Bean, Salted Egg, Ginger, Chilli Padi and Olive Oil.

Belgian Chocolate With Nuts.

Our second pit stop points us to Marutama Ramen (Non Halal). Marutama was established in Tokyo in 2001, Marutama Ramen has since opened its branches in Ryogoku, Kawaguchi and Saitama. Outside of Japan, Marutama Ramen has established branches in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Hong Kong.

Marutama’s main specialty is its Toripaitan soup served with homemade Hakata-styled ramen. The quality of the Toripaitan soup lies in its uniquely prepared 100% pure chicken broth with no added MSG!

We had 2 type of Ramen here which is the Ajitsuke Tamago Ra-men. It is a chicken soup Ra-men with a slice of Roast Pork, Seaweed, Spring Onion and Seasoned Tamago Egg on a spicy and non spicy version.

Simply d is our 3rd pit stop. Simply d offers an array of Western & Asian infused pastas, salads and sandwiches. Expect oodles of tasty noodles, fresh salads, sandwiches & delectable desserts when you visit this little tuck shop on the concourse floor. The latest enterprise form the Delicious group of restaurants, this cafe concept is a variation of the popular chain which will not disappoint.

At Simply d, we tried the Chicken Avocado Wrap with Mushroom Skewer.

Next, is the Salted Egg Pumpkin with Chicken Skewer.

Followed by the PAD THAI.

Finally the desserts of cakes and Ice cream to finish our experience at Simply d.

Our 4th Pit Stop is at the Samba Brazilian. Here we were offered the buffet line of the sumptuous BBQ Brazilian. Samba Brazilian Steakhouse has the honor to announce to all who are craving for a unique dining experience that our catering department is at your service.

Roasted to perfection – Sausages, Beef cuts, pineapples, and even chicken heart (prepared specially for the brave hearts) are examples of Samba’s wide ranging menu that consists of 15 types of meat and seafood served fresh from the churrasqueira. 

The hot/cold salad buffet spread of 30 items are fit for a King! Celebrate your special occasions with our specially selected team of chefs and passadors together with their authentic culinary skill and genuine passion for churrasco. 

We bring the Brazilian fiesta to your doorstep with our mobile kitchen caravan.

For a Full Review of  SAMBA BRAZILIAN, Please click here.

Our final first part pitstop which is our fifth is at Tsukemen Izakaya (Non Halal). Tsukemen & Izakaya Ieyasu takes pride in their ‘Triple Soup’ – made with chicken, fish and pork, cooked carefully for nine hours. 

The unique thick noodle is characterized by our valued customers as “excellently glutinous and perfectly chewy in texture”. 

Back in Japan, the delicious taste of this variety of noodle is loved by more than 80,000 people annually at the battleground of Dipping Noodles – Ikebukuro, Tokyo. Izakaya offers you the authentic Dipping Noodle called ‘Tsukemen’, made with soul and pride. A unique experience to try out this dipping sauce noodles which comes in five dipping sauce namely Sesame, Soy Sauce, Miso, Japanese Curry and Tomato & Cheese,