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Thursday, 19 April 2018

Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

Morganfield's New Menu 2018 - Homes of Sticky Bones

Morganfield's Malaysia New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

Morganfield's Homes of Sticky Bones is an American casual dining restaurant. On first thought, you would think and believe it is an American brand. The truth is Morganfield's is actually a homegrown Malaysian brand that has expanded within the region now.

Morganfield's Malaysia New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

You can experience the full American decor of the 50's with the pipe in American blues music playing on the background while you dine with the authentic, old-fashioned, prime pork ribs slow-cooked and smoked to tender mouthwatering perfection.

Morganfield's Malaysia New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

Another prominent feature of the new menu at Morganfield's is the array of the porky-licious dishes that are served at all Morganfield's outlet and is a real plus point for pork eating fans. 

Morganfield's Malaysia New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL Porky Salad

First on the table is the Porky Salad (RM28.90 Nett). Served with 2 slabs of crunchy roasted pork belly cut into bite sizes, we literally finish all the pork belly in record time. The salad which consists of fresh greens, cucumber sticks, avocado, cherry tomatoes, almond flakes and sesame seeds is served with a spicy vinaigrette sauce on the side. A topping of fish crackers gives a different texture to this salad dish. 

Morganfield's Malaysia New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL Roasted Pork Belly

For those; not the health freaks that just wanted to enjoy the roasted pork belly without the salad can make an order of Roasted Pork Belly (RM22.90 Nett).

Mussels Kilpatrick @Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

The next appetiser that came was the Mussels Kilpatrick (RM28.90 Nett). An order of this comes with 6 green mussels which were sauteed with smoked bacon and sweet and sour tomatoes sauce. This is then topped with cherry tomatoes which has a tangy taste is a good starter for a meal.

Sticky Wings @Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

For those of you; that love Fried Chicken wings will love this dish which is called the Sticky Wings (RM22.90 Nett). There are 3 flavours for you to choose from which is Fiery Habanero (a little spicy), Golden Egg Crunch (salted eggs flavour) and Honey Soy (salty sweet taste). 

Seafood Chowder @Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

For the soup, we ordered the Seafood Chowder (RM16.90 Nett). You can find a combination of seafood, corn kernels, potatoes, seaweed (yes, this is the one that makes this seafood chowder a little unique) and carrots. It is then topped with croutons to fill up your stomach.

Sizzling Rib Eye @Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

Besides pork dishes; you can order the Sizzling Rib Eye (RM 69.90 Nett). The rib-eye steak is grilled to your preferred doneness and layered with the mushroom gravy. The steak is served in a sizzling pan with caramelized onions, mashed potatoes, sliced Eryngii mushroom and garden vegetables.

Citrus Mojito Baby Back @Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

You can't leave Morganfield's without tasting its pork ribs; here is a new item on the menu which is Citrus Mojito Baby Back (RM 69.90 Nett). The ribs are marinated in apple flavours which is slow cooked in the oven and grilled to a nice char and topped with diced apples. You can order 2 sides dish to goes with your ribs. We like the fork-tender texture of the pork ribs meat as it needed little effort to eat it. 

Captain's Catch @Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

We choose another ribs dish, but this is a combination platter which is called the Captain's Catch (RM102.90 Nett). Besides the main feature a half rack of ribs which you can choose the flavours (Hickory BBQ, Garlicky BBQ, Asian Charred or Rib Rub) This platter also comes with a Beer Battered White Perch fillet and 2 piece of sausages which is Spicy Devil sausage and Herby Hog sausage which let you taste the different type of flavour.

Southwest Chicken BLT  @Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

If you still have stomach after eating all the pork ribs and started, you might want to taste this sinfully Southwest Chicken BLT (RM 32.90 Nett).  This burger consists of a deep-fried boneless chicken thigh which is marinated with a special seasoning and topped with fried pork bacon strips with honey chilli mustard. The burger is served with French Fries and Coleslaw at the side,

Smokin Duck Pasta @Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

Finally, if there are still rooms left in the stomach,  or on your cheat day; an order of the Smokin Duck Pasta (RM 29.90 Nett) can certainly complete your meal. Not only is this pasta laden with slices of smoked duck meat; you will find that there is little tiny crispy fried pork lard in between the pasta that makes this dish extra flavourful.

Morganfields FREE pork ribs for one year @Morganfield's New Menu 2018 Pavilion KL

Here is a little secret for you. For those that really love pork ribs; would you like to eat FREE pork ribs for one year;  You just need to celebrate your birthday at Morganfield's with a minimum spent on RM500.00. Do check this offer out or Morganfield's facebook page for more details. 

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Publika Food : MANDALA Cafe & Bar @ Solaris Dutamas Publika

MANDALA Cafe & Bar @ Solaris Dutamas Publika is one the latest nightspots for some get together. With a nice and subtle ambience serving an array of western delights; while offering a selection of wine at an affordable price would make it an ideal place to catch up with family and friends without the noisy atmosphere of most common bars.

MANDALA Cafe & Bar is located at D3-G3-8, Solaris Dutamas, No.1, Jalan Dutamas 1 and its operating hours is from 11.00 am- 1.00am. For more information on its promotion; you can check out MANDALA Cafe & Bar Facebook page or call them at +603- 6419 0382.

There are many bars and drinking spots at Solaris Dutamas Publika but MANDALA stands out as it provides a comfortable place to have a nice meal while enjoying slow music while sipping your favourite wine or cocktails catching up with friends and business associates. 

Don't be surprised if you see celebrities frequenting MANDALA Cafe & Bar; the likes of Dato Jimmy Choo 

and Dato Lee Chong Wei.

If you require a private dining environment, there is one VIP room that you can book to entertain your VIP guest or to host private events.

Our night started with the sampling of a few cocktails drinks before our meals the first of which is the Blue Lagoon

followed by the Sex On The Beach

and end with Pink Mandala

Our dinner started with the order of 2 appetizers; the first of which is the Fried Chicken Wings (RM18.00); we love the crispy and crunchy skin that still crackles with a nice evenly coated honey and topped with sesame seed.

followed by the Tom Yum Popcorn Chicken (RM16.00). For me, I would have loved it for a  stronger Tom Yam taste for this. Fried to a nice crunch, both of these appetizers are a great pairing to our cocktail drinks.

The first main dish to arrive at our table is the Black Angel Pasta With Grilled Chicken (RM18.00) which comes with a nice fragrant aroma of herbs and garlic.  

The next dish is my favourite of the night which is the Lemon, Garlic and Butter Mussels (RM33.00) when ordering this dish make sure you scoop up the sauce with the toasted bread. it has a strong citrusy flavour and taste that lingers in your mouth. The Green mussels were very fresh and you can taste the slight saltiness from each bite of the mussels. 

The other crowd favourite is the Grilled Chicken With Buttermilk Sauce RM20.00, as the chicken meat has a strong infused flavour from the seasoning that was used to marinate the chicken. The buttermilk sauce has a tinge of spiciness and a balance buttery taste.  This dish is served with refreshing garden green which is topped with a sesame dressing.

One of the favourite dish served at MANDALA is the Golden Soft Shell Crab Spaghetti (RM28.00). At Mandala, this dish is served with the full-size soft shell crab. The Chef has added a slightly spicy taste to this dish. If you are not the spicy type, please order it with a tone down version of the spicy level.

For fans of Pizza, there are 4 types of Pizza that are served at the restaurant. For tonight our choice was for the Pepperoni Pizza (RM18.00). Pizzas that are served here are thin crust.

Complimenting our main dishes are the Red Wine which is Chateau Haut Riot Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (France) while our White Wine for the night is Chateau Haut Riot Sauvignon Blanc 2016 (France).

We had 2 desserts to end our dinner; the first of which is the Chocolate Lava Cake with Ice Cream RM16.00.

While the second dessert is the Rich Chocolate Brownie RM16.00

There is an ongoing promotion at MANDALA Cafe & Bar, do check it out on their facebook page.

1. Free Cocktail for ladies
- Valid from 15th January 2018 until 13th February 2018
- Ladies have to LIKE MANDALA Facebook Page, CHECK IN during the visit and showed to our staffs to get the COMPLIMENTARY cocktail
- 3 types of cocktail to choose, Blue Lagoon, Pink Mandala, Sex On The Beach
- Each lady is only entitled to ONE complimentary cocktail

2. Free appetizer when 4 pax & above dine in MANDALA
- Valid from 15th January 2018 until 13th February 2018
- When 4 pax and above dining in MANDALA, all guests have to LIKE our Facebook page and show to our staff to enjoy a plate of complimentary appetizer of the day
- One complimentary appetizer for single receipt

MANDALA Cafe & Bar Location Address Map

Monday, 26 June 2017

Old Klang Road Food: Afterwerk Bar Scott Garden Kuala Lumpur

Old Klang Road is the latest in property booms in Kuala Lumpur and one of the most happening places is The Scott Garden @Old Klang Road where its nightlife is vibrant and lively scene, hosting a number of bars and pubs in the vicinity.

We visited the revamped Afterwerk Pub Scotts Garden (nominated by Yelp as one of the Top Pubs in Kuala Lumpur) which has recently revamped its menu offering with a number of new dishes that caters not only to drinking fans but also for the family as well.

Afterwerk Pub Address 
G-02 & 03, The Scott Garden, 289 Jalan Klang Lama
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

With live music featuring live bands that serenade the oldies and current popular tunes, it will make dining at Afterwerk a lively affair especially after a hard day at the office. The restaurant also hosts various performances, from local and international music acts.

Afterwerk Scott Garden menu
Afterwerk Scott Garden menu

After a brief look at the Afterwerk Scott Garden menu, we find Afterwerk key forte is its meat dishes that pair well with alcohol.

We start to taste out some of the dishes for dinner which the first; is the popular Piggy Ribs Half Slab (RM 45.00). We notice that an order of this dish is a must have as we watched almost every table had this dish. Best with a cold beer.

The next dish is the Pan Seared Salmon (RM 38.00) - Salmon is one of the most healthy foods around and it is simple to just pan seared to retains its taste. This dish is served with a spicy capers sauce with a selection of vegetables and mash potatoes.

The next mains that we tasted is the Chicken Chop (RM 22.00); which you can choose either with the Black Pepper sauce or the mushroom sauce. We ordered the Black Pepper sauce that goes well with any grilled meat.

Porkyholics residing in Old Klang Road are in for a treat with many porcine dishes at Afterwerk to choose from; where our next dish is the AfterWerk Pork Chop (RM 32.00). Grilled to a nice char, it is served with mashed potatoes and a selection of poached vegetables.

We end our evening with an order of fruit platter as a palate cleanser before our drinking session of beers and alcoholic drink while enjoying the crooning performance of the live band.

AFTERWERK is fast becoming one of the most sought after LIVE music haunt in Old Klang Road. Featuring 2 bands daily (happy hour features the 1st band while extended hours will feature a 2nd full band) do expect the top bands in the circuit playing for you. Each day will also be thematic i.e.bring you a different party atmosphere.

Afterwerk Pub Location Address Map

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Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Sticky Wicket @ Bukit Damansara - English Style Cricket Bar

Cricket used to be a very popular game in Malaysia during the 50's thru 70's.Being the first cricket bar in Kuala Lumpur, Sticky Wicket takes pride in its British and cricket-themed menu! The restaurant is located in the cosy neighbourhood of Bukit Damansara, where you can find a plethora of restaurants and bars as well.

Sticky Wicket Address; 
34, Plaza Damansara , Medan Setia 2 , Bukit Damansara
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A new player in this field, Sticky Wicket opened its doors in August 2016. It is already a favourite among cricket (and sports) fans! An elegant setting greets diners the moment they walk in. The dark wood and leather furniture exude a level of comfort and classiness.

Adorned the entire restaurant are cricket memorabilia; some of which are limited edition items.

We started our review with the SACHIN GARLIC PRAWNS (RM38.00) - the prawns were succulent with a firm tender texture. We loved the strong garlic taste with a slightly spicy taste to whet our appetite.

Most of the food that is served at Sticky Wicket are really nicely paired with the drinks. If you are a beer lover, this is a real good place to indulge in which our next dish MORE-ISH CHIPS (RM 17.00) that come with the rich creamy spicy salted egg yolk dip. We really like the dip that goes perfectly well with the in-house made french fries.

Next is the JALAPENO YORKERS (RM20.00) which is wrapped with cheese and turkey bacon and then sent to the griller.

Our final starters are the BAILS (RM 20.00) another in-house made dish made from 100% lamb sausage rolls that are wrapped in a light crusty pastry. It was well-seasoned with Jamaican jerk spices and came in a bowl of 5 sharing pieces.

For the mains, you really have got to try out THE GREAT BRITISH COD & CHIPS (RM 42.00). At most places, they would serve the fish chips using the popular Dory fish, but here you get the COD fish which has a much better texture and taste. Each cut, you will be able to see the white flaky flesh of the Cod fish. Served with the in-house fries, this is indeed the star of the night for us.

Next is the CRISPY LAMB SHANK (RM 55.00). The best cooking style for Lamb Shanks is braising, but here at Sticky Wicket, the Lamb Shanks is cooked using the deep-fried to a light crisp and served with a herb-infused mash potato with naughty bean sauce. To truly enjoy the meat, we have to resort to using our hand to tear off the tendon and the meat that lingers around the bones.

Another traditional British dish served here is the TOAD IN THE HOLE (RM 29.00) It is cooked with good quality sausages in a Yorkshire pudding batter, and served with onion gravy. This is Make-to-order dish, so you have to allow 20-25 minutes preparation time.

Our final mains is THE GASTROPUB BEEF RIB BURGER (RM 39.00) It is a braised short rib on a burger bun with caramelised onions, and rocket, topped with a Mac n Cheese.

To end our lovely dinner, we had 2 desserts, the first of which is the ETON MESS (RM 19.00) a Crispy Meringues with softly whipped cream, macerated and topped with fresh berries!

Our finale was the STICKY DATE PUDDING (RM 22.00), our first thought is that this dessert will be very sweet, but the chef has delicately prepared to served this with a low sweet level which was just about right for me. Served with the Madagascar vanilla bean crème anglaise cream sauce that accentuates the taste of the warm date pudding.

One of the main speciality at Sticky Wicket is its cocktails: a total of 12 special cocktails is on its menu, which is named after popular cricket players like The Smiling Assassin (Muttiah Muralitharan), Dickie Bird (Harold Bird) or the F*****g Old Tart (Dennis Lillee) to name but a few. If you are a fan of cocktails, you are in for a treat.

Overall we like the ambience and atmosphere at Sticky Wicket as it is quite relaxing. Great place to meet with friends and associates over a glass of your favourite drinks and watching those cricket games.