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  • Rama V @ Jalan U Thant, Kuala Lumpur


    Introduction:

    Some food to tease your taste bud today? Let's do Thai! Thai cuisine is one of the tastiest cuisine that should picque the senses of most foodies. But...where to dine? Rama V- I say!
    Rama V, is one of the  well known Thai restaurants firmly located in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur City since 1995.


    Ambiance

    Despite being located in the city, once inside, diners will be whisked to a serene garden with a pool of lotus blossom, away from the hustle bustle city noise. Indoors or outdoors, Rama V provides a relaxed dining atmosphere. The neat and pleasingly table settings creates an ideal environment for wining and dining. Other than these, there are private dining rooms too.


    Food:

    The restaurant serves a creative and flavoursome menu of traditional as well as authentic Thai cuisine. Visited the Rama V for their:

    Weekend Ala Carte Buffet at only MYR 68.90 ++ with free flow of selected beer, house wines, chilled juices and soft drinks!


       

    Mieng Kam

    A traditional Thais street appetizer/ snack that I personally find it interesting. Betel leaves wrapped with-ginger, peanuts, onions, lime, chilli padi, roasted shreded coconut, and dried shrimp and sauce. An interestingly explosive start.

    Chor Lada

    Flower shaped dumlings stuffed with flavourful minced chicken and peanuts.

       

    Poe Tak

    Spicy clear seafood soup flavored with Thai herbs

    Tom Yam Pla Chon

    Spicy King fish soup flavored with lemongrass.

       

    Sam Sao

    Fried fish wish special chilli sauce. Fresh and tasty!


    Gaeng Ped Pol Linchee


    Roasted duck prepared with red curry and lychee. An interesting combination indeed!


       

    Pad Kana Kung Krob Reu Kana Pla Kem- Stir fried kai lam with shrimps.

    Pai Nor Mai Farang-Stir fried asparagus with garlic.


            

    Ending the dining session with assorted Thai dessert and of course some wine and beer. Blissful!


    Wrap up:

    Over the years, the restaurant has been recognised with a number of awards namingly rated as one of the best restaurant by Malaysia Tatler's Magazine as well as being listed as one of the Top Food 40 status by Time Out Kuala Lumpur. No doubt, it's a restaurant that offers distinctive Thai cuisine and also a spot to eat, drink, relax and enjoy!


    Address:

    Rama V
    5 jalan U-Thant 
    55000 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: +603-2143-2663

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


    For more photos:

    Lushia's Food Blog-Rama V @ Jalan U Thant, Kuala Lumpur

  • Tamarind Springs by Samadhi @ Taman Tunku Abdul Razak, Ampang, Selangor


    Introduction:

    Tamarind Spring by Samadhi Group, a restaurant prized for Food Awards in 2009,2010 & 2011 by Time Out KL.Located about 20 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur City, you enter to this sanctuary. A shaded pathways lit by candles that leads to the open air, wooden, double story restaurant.


    Ambiance:

    Being nestled within the Ampang's natural forest reserve, the double story wooden restaurant is perfectly cozy. And the rustic wooden furnishings and Asian accessories create a welcoming atmosphere.


     
                                Tamarind Springs @ Taman T.A.R Ampang, Selangor


    Food & Beverages:

    The restaurant serves fine contemporary Indochine cuisine as well as Western Food and a variety of alcohol and beverages.

    Below:
    Christmas Day Menu 2011 @ RM 210 nett per person comes with Welcome Cocktail, Soup, Christmas Platter, Main Course and Dessert



    Soup
    Cream of seabass with sweet and sour pineapple and tomato

    Christmas Platter
    Deep fried shrimp spring roll
    BBQ Turkey topped with Thai "Tom Kah" reduction
    Deep Fried Soft Shell Crab served with mixed fruit salad


    Main course:
    Steamed river lobster topped with green curry and mushrooms
    BBQ Chicken served with cinnamon sauce, asparagus, baby corn and capsicum salad
    Steamed cod fish topped with brocolli vinigrette (picture below)




    Side order: Lamb Cutlet with yoghurt @ RM 43.00



    Dessert
    Soya pudding with assorted fresh fruits


    Wrap up:

    A sensory experience for it's food, a satisfying service from the waiters and a relaxing feel for it's perfect environment. Thumbs up! It's definitely a great retreat and worth a visit!


    RATING: 8/10


    ADDRESS:

    Tamarind Springs
    Jalan 1 Taman T.A.R,
    68000 Ampang,
    Selangor
    Tel: +603 4256 9300



    For more photos:

    Lushia's Food Blog- Tamarind Springs @ Taman Tunku Abdul Razak, Ampang, Selangor

  • BUSABA-Heavenly Thai @ Bangsar Shopping Center

    BUSABA-Heavenly Thai, another restaurant by SEA Cuisine Group. The restaurant started it's operation in Bangsar Shopping Center since December 2010.

     

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    BUSABA-Heavenly Thai @ Bangsar Shopping Center

    The restaurant offers authentic Thai cuisine in a modern setting with calming ambience, warm colours and soft lighting. A happy incorporation of modern interior design with slight touch of traditional Siamese decorations sets the fine-dining mood.

     

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    Tom Yam Goong (Red & Clear Soup) RM 19.90 each

    One of the chef''s recommendation. Super spicy for the red soup base and for the clear soup base, it was good too. Pretty satisfying.

     

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    Ta Kra Puaek @ RM 20.90
    Stir fried tender chicken with cashew nuts and dried chillies served in yam basket. Tasteful!.


    Pla Meuk Yang @ RM 22.90

    BBQ squid served with Thai seafood sauce. Grilled to perfection, taste smacking good with the Thai seafood sauce.

     

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    Phad Thai Goong Ho Kai @ RM 22.90

    Fresh rice noodles with tiger prawn, ground peanuts and bean sprouts with tamarind dressing. Sweet and spicy, kinda liking it!


    Phak Bun Ka Pi @ RM 16.90

    Stir fried Kangkong (with belacan or garlic), opted for garlic.


    BUSABA Heavenly Thai serves reasonably Thai Food with all the necessary spices. Besides Thai food, the restaurant offers Thai desserts as well. Craving for Thai food? Try BUSABA-Heavenly Thai!

     

    Rating: 6.5/10


    Address:

    BUSABA-Heavenly Thai
    F5, 1st Floor,
    Bangsar Shopping Center
    Tel: +603- 2093 7708

    For more photos:

    Lushia's Food Blog- BUSABA-Heavenly Thai