Bukit Bintang 29
The long awaited durian season is finally here. Unfortunately, due to the freakishly hot weather earlier this year, the harvest for this season will be a lot lower and prices will be higher too.
Besides Musang King and D24, a relatively new breed of durian called Black Thorn is making waves for its signature creamy and sweet flesh. It's widely planted in the northern region of Malaysia especially in Penang and Kedah.
Porcine lovers should be well acquainted with El Cerdo, a highly popular restaurant on Changkat Bukit Bintang that has been around for more than a decade. The menu offers nose-to-tail dishes from different parts of the world that are sure to delight those looking to banish their pork cravings.
Synonymous to great restaurants and bars in KL, the vibrant strip of Changkat Bukit Bintang comes alive evening onwards. During the day, the street is quiet and suitable for family and couples who prefer to dine in a quieter and more relaxed environment.
Opium KL, one of Werner's Group's restaurant offers a unique dining experience with its stylish Shanghai setting and eclectic selection of Oriental fusion dishes. Think Norwegian Salmon in curry and Kung Pao styled Angus beef medallions.
Mitasu Japanese restaurant is serving a la carte buffet, something buffet chasers nowadays look for because it gives an impression that the dishes are prepared upon order. Secondly, the price is affordable @ RM59.90++, not cheap but not too expensive too. And lastly, the restaurant does not impose any time limit so customers are allowed to stay on and eat until they are closed.
Jalan Alor is filled to the brim with various restaurants and food stalls. Among all, Wong Ah Wah stands out for their famous BBQ chicken wings - a dish loved by both tourists and locals alike.
The first time I was here was close to 10 years ago and I could vividly remember that Jalan Alor was not as happening as it is now today. Wong Ah Wah has since even added another barbecue stove to meet the increasing demands for their chicken wings.
Kurata Japanese Fine Dining's eat all you can shabu shabu promotion @ RM120nett/pax is one good deal you cannot afford to miss. There's no time limit and you can enjoy endless orders of wagyu beef, salmon sashimi, salmon belly, black cod and many more delicious dishes. What more can you ask for in a deal as awesome as this?