Thursday, April 30, 2009

Away *again*

yes again
will try to blog fr my new location

on my way to the Land beneath the Wind
bye bye busy KL

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Ri Yakitori, The Gardens

We waited for quite some time for Ri-Yakitori
to officially opens its door
*u can't alwiz crash into ppl's restaurant when it's not ready rite?*
it has a very zen ambience overlooking the city
we sat at the counter overlooking the cooking area
the menu :)
first page of the menu was a cockerel
yes JS almost fainted at this point
all chicken chicken CHICKEN chicken
complimentary vege sticks with a special miso sauce
think this was daikon with soyu
JS had beef tongue and wagyu
wagyu was really good with a small piece of fat
jap salad recommended by Jason which was so delicious
my crunchy can die crispy chicken skin
I had two...and wanted more :P
chicken wings with teriyaki sauce and chicken meatball
chicken thigh with leeks
foie gras and strawberries....who've thought!!!
so yummy!!!!
brinjal with bonito flakes
this was really good - knees of chicken
it has this crunchy texture with the tendon
nice bamboo bowl
leave all your used yakitori sticks there
yakitori of japanese was so sweet
chicken meatball soup
the meatball has some good amount of fat :)))))))))
complimentary fr Chef - seasonal pickled jap vege
I like this ginger flower
crunchy and refreshing
complimentary of minced chicken in soyu and sesame seed with stewed chicken gizzards
it has this chinese herbal egg nose
sweet the skewer
coz we munched on it then forgot to snap pic..
*no...I didn't spit that out*
we were early and the place was still unoccupied
later we met some of the customers-whom-we-alwiz-bump-into-at-fine-dining-places
yes....KL is such a small place...

Off topic:
There's this jap couple whom-we-alwiz-bump-into that we are now friends
Someone needed his carbo - garlic fried rice
this one bought at Sage Restaurant
oh this place is also run by the same group, same ppl.jap tofu with mushrooms
fragrant sesame ice cream served with mochi
churned fr the Sage's kitchen
*since they have the ice cream machine*
my macha ice cream with a dollop of red bean paste
Chef Norio was busy grilling sticks and sticks of yakitoris
he's extremely super duper SHY
this was the one and only pic that he caught me snapping
yes one and only among 30 pics I took of him :P
he must be thinking I'm some kinda freak

this will be my next regular makan place
:))))))))))) eppy eppy got new place dy..

Level 7, The Gardens Hotel,
Lingkaran Syed Putra,
59100 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: errrmm.....I usually call Jason of Sage to book :P

Thursday, April 23, 2009


Monkey is away......
to witness a wonderful event

gonna watch Si Fu Lawrence & Bagaholic Tracie walking down the aisle

will be back next Tue
so hang on there
and have a wonderful weekend

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Club Chinois, Singapore

Club Chinois is fully booked till June 09 for its Sunday Dim Sum
till June 09???????????
well that's wat Doc told us
thanks to its UOB card promo.....
this buffet is only SGD 38 and the 2nd person eats free
so it was a one for one offer :)))))
braised duck of my favourite.
it was tender and full of flavour
spicy cold jellyfish for appetizer
this was the braised duck's tongue with spicy sauce and sesame
everyone said it was so tasty but I didn't touch any
BBQ succulent pork
roast duck
another appetizer of clams in spicy & sour sauce
deep fried fish with special sauce
another specialty of fish cooked with ginger and spring onions
deep fried white bait with lotsa garlic
stir fried beef in peppery sauce
freshly steamed prawns
I think in total we had 5 plates :P
they also served shark fins soup
where the heck can I find a 38 bucks one for one buffet in town with shark fins??
one for one, meaning 19 bucks per head
chicken wrapped with I forgot wat :P
i think this was pork
Finally some VEGE!!!!
forgot wat was this again
the dishes came non stop and I was so busy snapping pic :P
dumplings :)))))))))
chee cheong fun
i think this was salmon
a funky lamb
fusion of chinese and indian....can taste the cardamon and all the indian spices innit
and we had a Echezeaux by MM
it's alwiz a grand cru baby....
so wat happen to the 1st cru wines in the fridge??? throw away? cook????
fried noodle with very good "wok hei"
Doc & Emily were the host for this lunch....
thank u :))))))
their faces = passport to gain entry to this place
Shawn & Li-Ann grow a few inches everytime I see them
kids never stop growing huh?
well if u consider them kids...but I think they are young adults
J&J James, Si Fu Lawrence & Doc
I Ching & Prince C
then it's time for dessert
lemongrass jelly is a must have hee...
so refreshing :))))))))and coffee of coz :)
Club Chinois,
1 Tanglin Road,
Ochard Parade Hotel,
#02-18 Singapore.
Tel: +65 6834 0660