F Concept Dining By Buffalo @ Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar

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F Concept Dining By Buffalo is just upstairs of Chawan, opposite Bangsar Village. It feels like going to someone’s apartment for dinner. It looks fantastic, doesn’t it?

Going up the stairs, you would notice the chalk words at the side of the steps, welcoming you. (:

Pretty bouquet of lavender placed on the 2 edges of the table.

Duo of Crabs (RM32)
The crab cake was a lil’ dry, but the soft shell crab was really nice.

F Tapas Set (RM60)
Meant to share between 2 pax, there’s quite a lot of tapas there.

Mixed Warm Roasted Vegetable Salad (RM22/30)
A simple cooked vegetable salad consisting of carrots, mushrooms, zucchini, snow peas and potatoes. Did I mention how much I love zucchini?

Pot of Oriental Steam Clams (RM22)
This is my ideal comfort food. We ordered extra bread so we could dip in the extra soup. It was so, so good.

Tandoori Chicken Burger with Egg (RM28, RM3 per extra ingredient)
This is a very fusion burger that works perfectly. I love tandoori chicken, and having a tandoori chicken instead of fried chicken or a chicken patty is a beautiful change. I will definitely come back for this and the tapioca chips and the slice of avocado.

Oven Roasted Chicken Chestnut Roulade with Foie Gras, Shitake Mushroom & Velvet Mash Potatoes (RM37)
This was my favourite main course. Mum and I agreed that they used chicken thigh for the roulade, hence it wasn’t dry, it was super moist and juicy. 

Soft Shell Crab & Seafood Miso Carbonara (RM35)
They spiced up a carbonara by adding a lil’ miso in it. This was cream sauced spaghetti with a slight touch of Japanese and seafood. The seafood was really fresh though. I loved the prawns and mussels.

Squid Ink Risotto with Seafood (Specials of The Week)
I wish they would add this into the menu.. They said it was a lil’ difficult to get a constant supply of squid (For the squid ink of course). They added a lil’ bit of prawn roe in it, hence the greenish colour instead of black. I found this amazing, especially how the sundried tomatoes tones down the richness of the risotto.

Lime and Mint Sorbet
A really nice gesture by them.

Chocolate Volcano with Vanilla Ice Cream (RM18)
Better eat it before the ice cream melts! Ohh, and I love the presentation.

Home Made Tiramisu (RM18)
This was alright. It’s a pretty huge portion, so share it between 2 people (And maybe order another type of dessert to try, :P)

The coffee art for their latte is so unique! It’s a cat that looks like it’s being sucked into your mouth when you sip it. Heh, sounds crazy, but it’s kinda creative. 😛

F Concept Dining By Buffalo

69-1, Jalan Telawi Tiga, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +60322011710, +60122090226


Soleil Restaurant & Wine Bar, SS17

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Hurrah for a nice new fine dining restaurant within PJ area!

The bread came steaming hot, along with butter and charcoal & salt crystals. A nice change from the usual olive oil and vinegar.

Lightly Smoked Ocean Trout with Marinated Enoki Mushrooms, Fennel Salad and Black Caviar (RM50)
I’m not too fond of the fennel salad but the smoked trout, golden mushrooms and caviar on top made the perfect starter for me.


Marinated Crabmeat with Avocado, Momotaro Tomato and Basil Sorbet (RM40)
Momotaro Tomatoes are sweeter than our local tomatoes. It balances out the savoury marinated crabmeat.

Duck Consomme with Braised Duck Leg Dumplings (RM30)
Comforting, heart warming duck consomme (Almost like chicken essence, but replaced with duck.) The dumplings were delicious too, aromatic braised duck leg wrapped with smooth dumpling skin.


Angel Hair Pasta Aglio Olio with Tiger Prawns (RM50)
Hot pasta indeed! For an aglio olio, it isn’t as oily, instead, you have more chili in it. The tiger prawns are huge, fresh and sweet.

Herbs & Tempeh Crusted Baramundi in Clear Lobster Broth with Shimeji Mushrooms (RM95)
You probably would have noticed that there’s a lot of Asian influences.. They use a lot of Japanese ingredients too.

Pan fried Sea Bass with Sauteed Fennel, Seaweed Butter & Lotus Root Vegetable (RM95)
From what you can see here, the fish looks very dry. But Chef Evert did not disappoint us at all. He was on a winning streak (winning our hearts) as each dish comes out.
It was the juiciest and sweetest pan fried sea bass with the crispiest skin I’ve ever eaten. The seaweed butter adds in a lot of flavour to the fish, although personally I would just gobble the fish down with minimal sauce. Besides, the presentation of the dish just looks amazing. The fried lotus root (super crispy) looked like pretty flowers!

Oven Baked Rack of Lamb with Sauteed Green Vegetables, Herbs Crumble & Tarragon Sauce (RM90)
This plate looks like a pretty garden, doesn’t it? The herb crumbs looked like moss, don’t you think? Che Evert is pretty creative, I must say.
The lamb is fabulous, no doubt. Slightly on the salty side for me but it’s just perfect. It wasn’t too cooked nor too rare, it was just nice. Combined with the tarragon sauce, it leaves you wanting more and more.

Blackforest Tart ‘New Style’ with Lime, Yogurt and Blackberry Sorbet (RM26)
We realized that Chef Evert’s desserts aren’t overly sweet. Mum and I are quite fond of his desserts because of that. This tart is a lil’ bitter (Like dark chocolate) and a lil’ sour because of the sorbet. Delicious.

Pandan Crepe with Banana & Gula Melaka and Coconut Sorbet (RM26)
I’m not a fan of the coconut sorbet. Mum, Aunty Alice and Uncle Ching loves it though! They said it was really refreshing and delicious. I liked the crepe a lot. They made it look like the Chinese dish – Money Bags. This sweet money bag is filled with wonders! It’s mind blasting. 😛

Milk Chocolate, Raisin & Caramel Parfait with Crispy Praline & Hazelnut Mousse (RM26)
This was my least favourite dessert. It’s delicious, no doubt, but I’d choose the other two. Probably because if I had this all to myself, it’ll be too rich for me.

 Chef Evert Onderbeke

He was previously from High Tide (Closed down now), a fine dine restaurant in KL. His specialty is in seafood and European cuisine. Since he has been living here for almost 4 years now, he has adapted to the local cuisine (He can eat hot food! Curries and all!), he has infused a lot of Asian techniques, ingredients and etc into his menu at Soleil.

Soleil Restaurant & Wine Bar

22A, Jalan 17/54,
Section 17, Petaling Jaya
(Behind Gastro Project)

Tel: 03-7932-5989

Look, look! Matching hairband.. Heheheh.


Obanhmi, Damansara Uptown

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My family and I went over to banh mi for some Vietnamese baguette sandwiches for dinner few days ago. Quick Fact : Banh mi means Vietnamese sandwich.

Ooh, I love pate! Here, they serve pork pate! 😀

Vietnamese Milk Coffee (RM4)
The finest authentic Vietnamese coffee. Smells so good, tastes even better, you’d regret if you didn’t order it.

Old School (RM8.20)
Vietnamese baguette with pork pate, homemade mayo, ham, pickled radish and carrots, chili, cilantro and lemon grass chicken.
Crispy baguette with the most delicious pork pate ever. I like how the sandwich was refreshing after every bite. It’s not boring because of the pickled radish and carrots and especially the cilantro. There was a lot of pate in it (The grey-ish thing), but it wasn’t too rich because of the other refreshing ingredients.

O.M.G (RM11.20)
Apparently they only make 30 of these a day (Written on their menu)
For those with a bigger stomach, this one is for you! It’s exactly like Old School sandwich with two extra Sunny side ups. Delicious .

O Rolly (RM7)
Fried Vietnamese Spring Rolls. Minced pork, mushroom, shredded carrots and mung bean noodles wrapped with rice paper.

O Susu (RM3.50)
Dip your fresh baguette with condensed milk! They said they might be importing condensed milk from Vietnam. Yay! Since condensed milk here is made purely from palm oil, getting real condensed milk would be great.


Sữa Chua Yaourt with a drip of Vietnamese coffee (Vietnamese Yogurt)
My family and I were just chatting after the meal and we saw this transparent cups with white liquid in it. We were thinking it was the condensed milk.. Or the creamer. We were all just too curious, mum just had to ask them what that was when one of their staff asked us about our meal. He explained to us it was Vietnamese yogurt that they are still in the process of refining. He asked us if we wanted to test it out, and yeah, why not right?
My mum and brother liked the yogurt with the coffee, I preferred the au natural. It’s not as thick as the normal yogurt and it is slightly slimy. It’s different from normal yogurt as it is sweeter (With no sugar of course, they use condensed milk).


33, Jalan SS 21/56B, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya
(Same row as The Ship)
Tel: 03-7732-8540

Tue-Fri: 8am-8.30pm
Sat, Sun: 10am-9pm.
Closed on MONDAYS



Mikan Japanese Cuisine, Damansara Perdana

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For those who has been to Mikan at Maju Junction Mall, well they moved to Damansara Perdana. The outlet in Damansara Perdana is smaller, but very cosy.

Mentai Tamagoyaki (RM8)
Creamy Japanese egg omelette topped with cod roe mayo and butter oat . Simply divine.

Ebi Pan (RM6)
Deep fried baguette infused with tiger shrimp
They have their unique way of just massaging the tiger shrimp into the baguette. I really don’t know how they did it but it’s amazing.

Salmon Trout Sashimi (RM20)
I must say that their salmon is one of the freshest in town.

Hazuki Sushi (RM4 per piece)
Jade perch Sushi
Slightly charred on top changes everything. And besides, where can you find Hazuki sushi anywhere in KL? This is the only place I know.. And it tastes really good. It’s not like butter fish, believe me. It’s different.
Volcano Roll (RM18)
Unagi in the center, Leek, Bonito flakes and Mikan’s special sauce on top.
Dragon Roll (RM16)
Tiger Prawn, Avocado and Shrimp Roe
I love the presentation of the dragon maki. For the first time, it’s arranged differently. In this case, a flower. It actually looks like a curled up dragon. Beautiful isn’t it?
The tempura coating adds in a lot more texture to the maki. The ingredients in the maki is fantastic, no doubt in that.

Looks good, doesn’t it? (:

Uni Tofu
Fresh soy tofu topped with sea urchin paste
This is the bomb. The soy tofu is bland and smooth as silk.. No shit it’s bland. You can’t go wrong with that. But when paired with the sea urchin paste, oh my, my, my! I can’t even express how divine it is, but you’ve got to have it when it’s hot. It would taste a lil’ icky and jelak when cold. It keeps you wanting more, trust me. Ebi Niniku Mayo Yaki (RM7.60 per stick)
Seared crunchy fresh tiger shrimp skewers with garlic mayo sauce. Lovely.

Pork Lard Rice (RM6)
Garlic rice with lots of prok lard.. I wouldn’t mind having this twice a week! The pork lard adds in much more flavour to the rice and a bit of crunchiness.

Buta Kakuni (RM22)
Simmered Pork
Now this tender pork and fatty layer goes superbly well with the Japanese rice (Not so much of the pork lard rice because it already has so much flavour on its own.)

Papaya Juice (RM8)
Young papaya juice. No sugar added yet it’s so sweet. This is one healthy drink you’d want to order.

Mikan Japanese Cuisine

LG 03, Plaza Emerald North, PJU 8/3A, Damansara Perdana 47820 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Tel: 03-7713 5288


Favourite Dishes at Lammeeya

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Who said you HAVE to order Lam Mee at Lammeeya? Time to order something a lil’ different!

6 different types of herbal soups to choose from. I personally love the ginseng soup (RM12.80).

Pork Lard Steamed Rice (RM3)
Better eat it while it’s still hot!

Deep Fried Tofu (RM8.80)
Warning! It’s super, super hot! Be careful when you eat it. But with such crispy tofu, super soft inside, it’s quite difficult to eat it slow and steady. It’s just too good. Especially if you drench the whole tofu in the sauce served with it.

Steam pork with dong choy (RM19.80)
Saying this dish is delicious is an understatement.

Assam Prawns
Argh, I forgot the pricing for this one, but I absolutely love this. I prefer this to the assam chicken as well. Goes well with the pork lard steamed rice!

Royal Milk Tea

Sharing my favourite dishes with my Samsung S4.