• Espressamente illy @ Bangsar Village I

     Here's a reasonable selection that will just about satisfy the needs of a coffee lover!

    Espressamente illy, a simple and contemporary Italian style cafe serves true premium quality illy coffee with multitude of different Italian menu ranging from salads, panini, bruschetta, cakes and even gelato.


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    Espressamente illy @ Bangsar Village I


    Besides illy's coffee, Espressamente serves delicious breakfast menu, offers working lunch or something for those who are socializing plus a sumptuous dinner menu.

    Let's see what have I tried...


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    Panino alla Benedict @ RM 14.50
    Toasted whole meal bread with turkey ham, fried egg, cheese and hollandaise sauce.

    Benedict @ RM 14.00
    Poached eggs with turkey ham and hollandaise sauce on Italian toast.


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    Insalata di Caesar @ RM 16.00

    Romaine lettuce with cruttons, hard boiled egg and parmesan cheese toast with home made Caesar dressing. Refreshing!


    Omeletta @ RM 14.00

    Make your own 3 egg omelette. Choose any 3 of the ingredients: turkey ham, smoked salmon, mushroom, onion, capsicum, tomato or cheddar cheese. Ingredients picked- capsicum, cheddar cheese and turkeyham. I like!


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    Cappuccino @ RM 10.00
    Espresso with velvety textured milk and hot foam.Fresh tasting brew!

    Cafe Fondente @ RM 12.00
    Espresso served with chocolate topped with steamed milk. Aromatic and well balanced!

    Espressamente provides an awesome coffee experience that definitely gives your day a boost. If you are craving for excellent coffee, a stylish and comfortable environment and fabulous food, do consider Espressamente. With its relaxed ambiance and wholesome and filling fare, sit back, grab a cup of coffee, and catch up with the soul of the city at Espressamente!


    Rating: 6.5/10



    Espressmanente illy @ Bangsar Village 1
    Lot F12 &amp; F13A, First Floor
    Bangsar Village 1
    Bangsar Baru.
    Tel: 03 2287 7078
    Fax: 03 2287 9078

    Espressamente illy @ Pavilion KL
    Lot 10.00.03
    Jalan Bukit Bintang
    Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 03 2141 0028
    Fax: 03 2141 5068

    Website: http://www.espressamenteilly.com.my

    For more photos:

    Lushia's Food Blog- Espressamente illy @ Bangsar Village I


  • Ben's General Food Store @ Bangsar Village I

    Yes... I know I have been missing again! It's like- Now you see, and now you don't! Excuse mua *wink*

    Well, here is a post to share with everyone! And still...it's about another outlet by The Big Group- Ben's General Food Store.


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    Ben's General Food Store comprises two sections, the cafe and the food store- A cafe with simple whitish classic design and arrangements and a food store with plenty of imported food. The cafe serves varieties of fresh and hearty salads, authentic and delightful pizzas and tempting desserts.


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    Caesar Salad @ RM 11.90

    Cos lettuce with croutons, turkey bacon, eggs and Gruyere crisps with appetizing dressing. A pleasing start indeed!


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    IL Carnivore Pizza @ RM 24.90

    Pizza baked and topped with tomatoes, mozarella, beef pepperoni (not in the above pic) turkey bacon, chicken cheese sausage and lamb chorizo- love the tasty turkey bacon and lamb chorizo- Overall, it was a good one!

    Pescatora @ RM 29.90

    Pizza baked and topped with tomatoes, mozarella, garlic, mixed seafood of shrimps, fish, mussels and squids- Tasteful! More seafood please?


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    Classic Chocolate Cake @ RM9.90

    And here comes our dessert! Thick and moist chocolate cake served with vanilla ice cream. Toothsome!

    Besides Pizza Hut or Shakey's, here's a good recommendation for everyone. Be warned, it's pack during lunch hour and dinner time- be early!


    Rating: 6/10



    Ben's General Food Store
    Bangsar Village I
    G17 &amp; G18, Ground Floor,
    No 1, Jalan Telawi Satu
    Bangsar Baru,
    59100 Kuala Lumpur

    Kwa / Shankar/ Khairul / Yunus
    +6 03 2284 8790

    Opening Hours:
    11:00am - 10.00pm daily
    9.45pm : Bar &amp; Kitchen Last Order

    Website: http://www.thebiggroup.co/

    For more photos:

    Lushia's Food Blog- Ben's General Food Store

  • Canoodling @ Bangsar Village II

    Looked into the dictionary- canoodling means caress, fondle or pet amorously. Anyway, whatever it is....... this is not the topic for today!

    Well, let's talk about dining at Canoodling then. Yup! by BIG Group again and more to come!

    Canoodling @ Bangsar Village II
    A casual yet stylish noodle house that serves variety of Asian noodles dishes, desserts, snacks, afternoon tea and steamboat too.

    The Canoodle Oodles of Noodles @ RM 9.90
    Thai style steamed silken rice noodle served with lettuce and coriander leaves, marinated minced chicken in dark soy sauce, a bowl of spicy coriander garlic sauce. Mix it, toss it or wrap it up! Eat as the way you like, share as you please. Like the spicy sauce very much.

    Red curry duck confit noodles @ RM 9.90
    Charcoal noodles served with thai style red curries, lychees and a whole crispy duck drumstick. Noodles with perfect texture and aromatic spicy red curry. It's good!

    Tom Yam Noodles @ RM 9.90
    Fiery clear Thai soup prepared with lemongrass, chilli &amp; galangal served with vermicelli and seafood and straw mushroom. Thumbs up !

    Green curry chicken noodles @ RM 9.90
    Smooth rice noodle served with spicy green curry chicken topped with crunchy bean sprout. Just nice!

    Dan Dan Mein @ RM 9.90
    Handmade noodles tossed in peanut buttery spicy sze chuan sauce served with minced chicken heaped with cucumber and crunchy peanuts. A unique noodle dish indeed.

    Ipoh Chicken Noodles @ RM 9.90
    Ipoh flat rice noodles served in clear prawn soup base topped with prawns and poached chicken.

    That's it! Another restaurant to try out at Bangsar Village II-Enjoy!

    Rating: 5.5/10



    2F29 Second Floor
    Bangsar Village II
    No. 1 Jalan Telawi Satu
    Bangsar Baru,
    59100 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: +603-2287 1566

    Opening Hours:
    11:00am- 10:00pm daily

    Website: http://www.thebiggroup.co/

    For more photos:

    Lushia's Food Blog- Canoodling

  • T Forty Two (Bistro) @ Bangsar Village II

    Spotted T Forty Two while I was at Bangsar Village-Looks good and what's next? Yes, it's new (in Bangsar Village II) and YES, it's another outlet by the BIG Group.

    T Forty Two serves classical French cuisine and a wide range of gourmet teas. Also, T Forty Two serves selection of tempting cakes, variety of salads, quiches and other hot dishes too.

    My first visit was for lunch with my colleague. And then, another tea session with my bestie on Sunday.

    T Forty Two (Bistro) @ Bangsar Village II
    Charmingly designed bistro with whimsical decorations that creates and outstanding ambiance to dine in. Delightfully relaxing environment, am loving it!


    My pot of Sen Cha- classic Japanese green tea, smooth with delicate aroma

    Jessie's cup of cappuccino

    Grilled garlic prawn&amp; vegatable salad @ RM 28.90
    Prepared with zuchinni, carrots, chickpeas and frissee lettuce, served with green chilli and herb dressing- fresh &amp; appetizing!

    Pan roasted fish of the day @ RM 45.90
    Served with clams, scallop, calimari in tomato and garlic sauce. Fresh roasted fish and juicy seafood- pretty satisfying!

    And then a tea session with my bestie- High T for two set - stated in menu, only available from 3-6 pm.

    Tea session on a blissful Sunday!

    A cappuccino for her and a latte for me!

    High T for two set @ RM 49.90

    High T for two set comes with two drinks (select from menu), salmon and sandwiches, scones, cakes (select from menu), macarons and chocolate truffles.

    There are two outlets, the first outlet is at Empire Subang Gallery which is a cafe. The other new outlet in Bangsar Village II is a bistro.

    Enjoyed dining at T Forty Two! It's an excellent place for get-togethers with friends and family

    Rating: 7.5/10


    Empire Shopping Gallery (cafe)
    Empire Shopping Gallery
    Jalan SS16/11,
    47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
    Tel:+ 6 03 5632 8266

    Opening Hours:
    11:00am- 10:00pm daily

    Bangsar Village II (Bistro)
    Bangsar Village II
    1F-28 &amp; 1F-K2 First Floor,
    No. 1 Jalan Telawi Satu
    Bangsar Baru,
    59100 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel:+ 6 03 2287 6566

    Website: http://www.thebiggroup.co/

    For more photos:

    Lushia's Food Blog- T Forty Two,Bangsar Village II

  • Plan B @ Bangsar Village I, Kuala Lumpur

    Plan A failed? It's okay.......we have Plan B! Plan B, a food outlet by Big Group, is a distinguished modern coffee shop newly set in Bangsar Village I shopping center.

    Plan B holds a concept of modern Aussie meets New York deli and specializing on coffees from their renowned Market Lane Coffees of Melbourne.

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    Spicy Aglio Oglio @ RM 14.00
    Spaghetti sauteed with olive oil and slow roasted garlic and chilli. The first order that surprises my and my colleague. Yea, we didn't read the menu properly. It's plain aglio oglio indeed.

    Turkey Ham &Cheese Toastie @ RM 14.00
    A simple favorite oozing melted cheese on country white bread with ham. Bread were toasted with butter on both sides, aromatic! My wholesome lunch-Yummy! Plan B serves both western food and asian food. Other than this, they serves variety of cakes and desserts. But...... too much to try on the same day and I was back the next day for take away! Yes, cakes! Let's see what we have tried.


    Rocky Rocks @ RM 5.00

    Macadamia Brownie @ RM 11.00 comes with melted chocolate


    Strawberry Cheesecake @ RM 9.00 comes with strawberry toppings

    Carrot Cake @ RM 9.00
    Like their carrot cake. Unlike the moist and heavy carrot cakes, this is kinda light and fluffy. Nice!


    Almond croissants @ RM 6.00

    Chocolate croissant @ RM 6.00


    Cappuccino served with biscotti

    Latte served with biscotti

    Coffee was good, cakes are on par. Besides good food, with it's stylish and contemporary design, Plan B is definitely a recommended place for coffee addicts or perhaps for a meet up.

    The other outlets by Big Group are:

    T Forty Two- Empire Subang &amp; Bangsar Village II (new)

    Rating: 6.5/10


    Plan B
    Bangsar Village I
    G5 Ground Floor,
    No 1, Jalan Telawi Satu
    Bangsar Baru,
    59100 Kuala Lumpur

    Tel:+603 22872630

    Website: http://www.thebiggroup.co/

    Opening Hours: 8:00am - 11:00 pm daily
    Last Orders: 10.30pm

    For more photos:

    Lushia's Food Blog- Plan B, Bangsar Village I