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Thursday, 16 August 2018

OASIS SQUARE RESTAURANT - CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS - French Fine Dining At Champignons

Oasis Square Restaurant CHAMPIGNONS - A French Gastronomic Journey with Champignons

Oasis Square Restaurant CHAMPIGNONS - A French Gastronomic Journey with Champignons

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS has recently invited Chef Raphael Kinimo from Lyon France to jointly served its guest for a special dining experience featuring specially crafted French cuisines with Champignons owner Chef Gary Chang.

 A French Gastronomic Journey with Champignons Chef Kinimo and Chef Gary Chang

Chef Raphael is an honoured recipient of the Maitres Cuisiniers De France - one of the highest honours a French Chef can be achieved.

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS Menu and Prices

Laying out for the night of this exclusive fine dining where an intensity of scents, textures, aroma and the French fine culinary flavours will fully tantalize our taste buds and senses.  The 5-course menu was carefully prepared with the finest ingredients nature has to offer and paired with a handpicked wine selection.

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS  - Foie Gras Lollipop With Port Wine and Seaweed Cracker With Citrus Crab Meat

Starting off with an Amuse Bouche serving of Foie Gras Lollipop With Port Wine and Seaweed Cracker With Citrus Crab Meat with the crisp of the crackers and the slightly citrusy taste of the crab meat was indeed a nice start for the evening.

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS  - Chef Raphael Caviar Tin

This is then followed by the Chef Raphael Caviar Tin which has a Vanilla Poached Lobster And Crustacean Gelee

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS  - Black Truffle Chicken Consomme

For the soup we were served the Black Truffle Chicken Consomme that comes with a Truffle Chicken Liver Tartlet With Onion Jam.

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS  - Seared Halibut With Salted Lemon

Next on the is the feature dish of Chef Gary which is Seared Halibut With Salted Lemon accompanied by a Blue Mussels on a Bouillabaisse sauce. We like the flavours of the sauce which has a nice fish and herbs flavour in it.

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS  - Smoke Wagyu Beef Rib Eye

The mains dish is the Smoke Wagyu Beef Rib Eye that was accompanied by a Cinamon infused tomato, mushroom fricassee, Nastridium Poivre Eclater, Borderlaise And Foie Gras Sauce. The sauce has a nice flowery aroma while the sauce which is infused with red wine truly stand out with the nice texture of the fine wagyu ribeye.

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS  - Caramelized Banana With Cepe Mushroom

For this meal, we had 2 desserts the first is the Caramelized Banana With Cepe Mushroom with Milk Chocolate and Cepe Mushroom Ice Cream. This is the first time I had a taste of a silky soft mushroom ice cream. 

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS  - Petit Four

Lastly, we had the Petit Four a passion fruit meringue tart which goes well with a cup of tea or coffee to end our night of savoury dining experience at the CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS.

Although for many that have missed this dining experience; do stay in tune with the CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS facebook page, as they will be showcasing these special dining experience from time to time.

CHAMPIGNONS AT OASIS Address Location Map


Sunday, 12 August 2018

FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA SS15 Courtyard - Hong Kong Style Hot Pot at Fei Fan 飛凡火锅

All You Can Eat Hong Kong Style Hot Pot at Fei Fan Hot Pot 飛凡火锅


FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA SS15 Courtyard

Fei Fan Hot Pot is a Hong Kong Style Hot Pot restaurant located at Lot G-10, Subang Jaya SS15 Courtyard, Jalan SS15/4G which has just opened 3 months ago.

FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA SS15 Courtyard Steamboat Buffet

Now you can have the opportunity to savour the real taste of Hong Kong Style Hot Pot at the centre of Subang. Fei Fan Hotpot Subang Jaya SS15 Courtyard aims to deliver flavourful tastes, in a brightly lit ambience with a special All You Can Eat Hot Pot Buffet at an affordable price.

FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA Menu

As mention in my earlier posts; there are only 3 main things about Hot Pot/ Steamboat dining. The first is the soup based, followed by the sauces and the last one is the quality or freshness of the ingredients.

FEI FAN HOT POT Pork Bone Soup and the Spicy Ma La (Sichuan) Soup.

Fei Fan Hot Pot offers 4 soup based for its customers to choose from starting with the most popular one which is the Pork Bone Soup and the Spicy Ma La (Sichuan) Soup for those that loves the throat tickling sensation.

FEI FAN HOT POT  Tomato Soup and Pepper Pig's Stomach Soup

The other 2 soup base that you can order is the Tomato Soup and Pepper Pig's Stomach Soup. All the soup are using the same base which is the Pork Bone Soup; what is the differences; is the added ingredients to the different soup for its flavours.


At Fei Fan Hot Pot; upon entering the restaurant, you will be greeted with a comfortable and clean atmosphere for your dining experience.  Fei Fan Hot Pot offers both an ala-carte buffet item  (which you can order) and buffet counter items. 

FEI FAN Hong Kong Style Hot Pot  Chicken Slices, Pork Collar/ Shoulder Slice, Pork Belly and Beef Slices

For the ala-carte ingredients; you can place your orders from the table and it will be delivered to you. The reason being they want to serve this premium item as fresh as possible; so that it would not be exposed to room temperature for far too long and secondly it is also to reduce wastages. There are a total of 14 food items that you can order from the ala-carte menu which includes the freshly wafer-thin slices of meat which is Chicken Slices, Pork Collar/ Shoulder Slice, Pork Belly and Beef Slices.

FEI FAN Hong Kong Style Hot Pot Home Made Pork Balls, Tau Foo Pok With Pork Meat, Home Made Beef Ball and the Home Made Chicken Ball

Followed by the in-house made special meatballs which include the Home Made Pork Balls, Tau Foo Pok With Pork Meat, Home Made Beef Ball and the Home Made Chicken Ball.

FEI FAN Hong Kong Style Hot Pot Pig Liver, Pig Intestine and Chicken With Rice Wine

The other selection is the pig innards which includes the Pig Liver, Pig Intestine and Chicken With Rice Wine (the chicken meat is marinated with rice wine for 12 hours). I love this wine infused chicken as you can taste the smooth texture with the enhanced wine flavour.

FEI FAN Hong Kong Style Hot Pot Shrimp Dumpling, Chives Dumpling and the Home Made Fish Noodle

and lastly, the in-house made dumplings like the Shrimp Dumpling, Chives Dumpling and the Home Made Fish Noodle.

FEI FAN Hong Kong Style Hot Pot KJS Hua Tiao Wine

To add an extra kick to the Hot Pot, you can also order the KJS Hua Tiao Wine that you can add into the broth or drink it with an added sour plum which to me really enhances the flavour of the wine. Option for the order is for a 3 Years old (RM46.00) that comes in the Clay Jar, while the Green Porcelain is the 10 Years old (RM120.00).

FEI FAN Hong Kong Style Hot Pot Buffet Counter

Over to the buffet counter, you can pick your favourite meatballs, vegetables and other varieties. 

FEI FAN Hong Kong Style Hot Pot All You Can Eat Buffet

One of the buffet items which you must try out is the in-house made Udon which has a nice texture and best eaten with the Spicy Ma La soup base.

FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA SS15 Courtyard All You Can Eat Buffet

Also on the buffet counters are the fried beancurd, eggs and spinach noodles.

FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA SS15 Courtyard Steamboat Special Sauce

As for the sauce, there is quite a variety offering at Fei Fan Hot Pot namely the sambal belacan to ginger chilli sauce. 

FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA SS15 Courtyard Steamboat Signature Sauce

Every Hot Pot shop will definitely have its signature sauce and at Fei Fan Hot Pot theirs is a combination of 5 key condiments which the main is the dry shrimp chilli sauce and the fermented bean curd. Mixed them well and you have a nice added flavours to your simmered ingredients.

FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA SS15 Courtyard Buffet Dessert

For dessert, you can have your free flow of ice cream from the dispenser. A choice of either Chocolate, Vanilla or Mixed.

FEI FAN HOT POT Prices

The prices for the All You Can Eat Hot Pot Buffet is at RM35.90+ for Lunch and RM45.90+ for an adult while children between 90cm to 150cm is at 50% discount.  We heard that there is going to see a Birthday promotion which is for every 3 paying adult, the Birthday Girl/Boy gets to eat for FREE. This promotion will commence from September 2018 onwards until further notice.

FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA SS15 Courtyard Al Fresco Dining

For those that prefer to have their Hot Pot in a natural ventilated environment; can dine at the al-fresco areas located beside the restaurant.

FEI FAN Hong Kong Style Hot Pot

Now you can indulge your taste buds to an authentic Hong Kong-style hotpot at Fei Fan Hot Pot at Subang SS15 Courtyard today. You can check out Fei Fan Facebook Page for more information and latest promotion.

FEI FAN HOT POT SUBANG JAYA SS15 Courtyard Address Location Map

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

GUANGXI TOURISM PROMOTION | GUANGXI ZHUANG AUTONOMOUS REGION


GUANGXI CHINA, officially known as the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is famous for its rivers, caves and karst formations. To promote tourism in this region, the Guangxi Autonomous Region Tourism Development Commission recently organised a Guangxi Tourism Promotion event at The Vertical at Bangsar South City.


Themed "East or West Guangxi Landscape is the Best", visitors were acquainted with the charm and beauty of Guangxi via six fascinating short films titled "Lao, Shao, Bian, Shan, Hai and Shou".


Guangxi Tourism Development Commission deputy director Hu Jing Bo, along with Malaysia's Tourism Ministry officials, tour agencies and industry representatives were present at the launch. 


Guangxi has over 14 million Zhuangs, the largest minority ethnicity in China. Over 90 per cent of Zhuang in China live in Guangxi, especially in the central and western regions. There is also a significant number of both Dong and Miao minority peoples. Other ethnic groups include Yao, Hui, Yi (Lolo), Shui, and Gin.


Among the Top 5 Cultural Attractions in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region are the Huashan Cliff Painting, Yuntian Folk Culture City, Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, Impressions Liu Sanjie Show and Ganhe Baiku Village for visitors to be awed with its unique landscape.


Guangxi’s location and ethnic diversity make it an appealing travel destination in which you can enjoy remarkable natural scenery such as the legendary Guilin, indulge in coastal pleasures at Beihai Silver Beach, explore the sights of the Sino-Vietnam border area (such as Detian Waterfall). Other places of scenic attraction include the Li River, Leye Geopark, Weizhou Island and Mingshi Scenic Area.


Some of the food that is popular in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region includes the Rohan Fruit which hails from the Yongfu district in Guilin is also known as the fairy fruit is rich in vitamin C and high in nutritional value.


while some relish on the Sea Duck Eggs which is popular in Beihai, Qinzhou and Fangchenggang. Fishermen here allow their ducks to roam freely on the beaches where the ducks will feed themselves with small fishes and shrimps. It is said that the duck eggs contained a variety of vitamins and proteins.


or the River Snail Rice Noodles; one of the speciality dishes in Liuzhou Guangxi with a spicy sourish taste with its broth that uses the river snails as its main ingredient earning the name for this noodle.


and the popular Liu Pao Tea which goes thru a time-consuming centuries-old tradition which, includes screening, shaping, stems picking, cold fermentation, drying, steaming on, and cool set aging process.

Visitors to the tourism promotion event also had a chance to witness the remarkable Guangxi traditional folk music and dance performances. These were said to beautifully depict the charm of Guangxi's customs, its mysterious ancient cultures and the appeal of this autonomous region which is steeped in history.


The event also incorporated an interesting use of technology and fashion aesthetics. The whole event was livened up through mobile live broadcasts, interactive activities and attractive prizes.


Besides showcasing the beauty of the people, its landscape and the customs and culture of Guangxi, the event is also intended to build a stronger bond between Malaysia and Guangxi's tourism industry and create a potential exchange of resources in the near future.

Saturday, 4 August 2018

GOOBNE CHICKEN MALAYSIA | @MYTOWN CHERAS KL - GOOBNE - Korea Oven Roasted Chicken

GOOBNE Chicken - No 1 Korea Oven Roasted Chicken In MALAYSIA NOW



Now you can eat healthy oven roasted chicken without feeling guilty at GOOBNE CHICKEN MALAYSIA first outlet located at Lot L3-043A, Level 3, MyTOWN Shopping Centre, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.


With over 1000 outlets in Korea and Overseas, Goobne brings a good healthy K-Food concept featuring award-winning oven roasted chicken. Aiming to bring more delicious, healthier chicken to the country, Goobne Chicken Malaysia is now open to satisfy your craving to this Korea Oven Roasted Chicken.


The word Goobne originates from the term “Goobda”, a Korean word which means to roast. Chicken served at Goobne is roasted in the oven for 13 minutes at 195 degrees without using a single drop of oil to conserve the original flavour of the chicken itself. In addition, all the chicken served at Goobne are hormone free. 


Goobne chicken contains fewer calories, cholesterol, sodium and trans-fat, yet crispy on the outside, chewy and juicy inside once roasted. Menu with a variety of tastes surely aims to satisfy every patron’s craving. Goobne Chicken also offers choices of whole or half chicken, wings in 8 or 14 pieces to match everyone’s preference.


For those familiar with Korean fried chicken or in this case Korean Oven Roasted Chicken is they will offer the different recipe of their sauces from original, mild to super spicy. I suppose this will make each of them a more unique taste offering to its customers. At Goobne there are a few choices including the Goobne Original Taste (Whole Chicken (RM47.90), Half Chicken (RM26.90), 8 pcs Chicken Wings (RM16.90) and 14 pcs Chicken Wings (RM2.90)) which is the base of all the other flavours as well.


The signature and most popular is the Goobne Volcano Roast Chicken that will surely excite your taste buds with a spicy volcanic sensation. For those that love a kick of spiciness would want to be prepared with a glass of icy cold drinks to eat this while for the spicy buff might just be a stroll on the park for them. Prices for the Goobne Volcano is Whole Chicken (RM54.90), Half Chicken (RM32.90), 8 pcs Chicken Wings (RM20.90) and 14 pcs Chicken Wings (RM32.90).



For a less spicy version, you can opt for the Goobne Spicy Galbi Sauce is for those that love the spiciness level to be in-between. The Galbi sauce has a sweet flavour with a slightly spicy undertone. Prices for this variant is Whole Chicken (RM54.90), Half Chicken (RM30.90), 8 pcs Chicken Wings (RM20.90) and 14 pcs Chicken Wings (RM32.90).


While for the cheese lovers, you will want to taste the cheesy option of the Goobne Deep Cheese Chicken which has a hint of sweet aftertaste. Prices for this flavour is Whole Chicken (RM54.90), Half Chicken (RM30.90), 8 pcs Chicken Wings (RM20.90) and 14 pcs Chicken Wings (RM32.90).


For a more subtle taste, you can try out the Goobne Soy Garlic with the oven roasted chicken with crispy coating topped with the special Goobne soy-garlic sauce.  Prices for this is Whole Chicken (RM54.90), Half Chicken (RM30.90), 8 pcs Chicken Wings (RM20.90) and 14 pcs Chicken Wings (RM32.90).




At Goobne Chicken, there is quite a selection of other dishes for you to choose from starting with the Cheese Fondue Chicken (RM61.90). There are 2 type of cheese used that will be melted in front of you and you encapsulate the melting cheese into the roasted juicy sweet and spicy boneless chicken either in the Volcano or Soy Garlic flavours option.


To fill up your tummy you might like to order the Chicken Fried Rice With Volcano or Soy-Garlic (RM18.90) sauce to complement your roasted chicken. The Volcano Sauce option is the signature Goobne Fried Rice with chicken and eggs and is served on a hot plate.


While for the noodles fan can opt for the Volcano Cheese Tteok-Bokki (RM32.90); the Korean rice cakes are drenched in spicy volcano sauce and served with fish cakes and cheese on a hot plate. Other options for noodles include the Jjamppong Seafood Ramen (RM21.90).



There are also the availability of side dishes such as Flying Fish Cheese Egg Roll (RM18.90) which is a combination of various cheese rolled up in layers of eggs, topped with flying fish eggs and served with special cream sauce. 


Seafood Jjamppong Soup (RM24.90) that come with clams, squids will also be an option for you to eat with white rice.


and Japche (RM19.90); a Stir-Fried glass noodle with thin slices of beef and mushroom is also available. 


At Goobne there is a special mocktail which is rather unique which is the  RITA - Shark Blood (RM19.90) (Goobne Special Non-alcohol Mocktail). Once you remove the shark, there is a dripping of raspberry sauce that mimics the shark blood dripping from the mouth of the shark.

Goobne Chicken is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information, you can visit the official website http://www.goobne.co.kr/. or Goobne Chicken Malaysia facebook page.


GOOBNE CHICKEN MALAYSIA | @MYTOWN CHERAS KL Location Map Address