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Burpple - Hottest New Restaurants, Cafes and Bars in KL: October 2018

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Jing Ze Contemporary Asian Restaurant

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Shared by Burppler Alison K

Rundown: Balinese cuisine is reimagined with a contemporary twist at Section 17’s Jing Ze.

Perfect for: Birthday celebrations, or for adventurous foodie nights out.

Order this: Crispy Duck ‘Haji Slamet’ (from RM45) and Jackfruit Sorbet, Coconut Sago (RM20).

For those who like: The Majapahit and Sitka Eatinghouse & Wine Bar.

FYI: There’s also an omakase-like Kitchen Menu (RM180 per pax), which sees five to seven courses curated by the chef.


House of Pok

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Shared by Burppler Alyssia Yu

Rundown: Mid Valley’s newest porky eatery with small plates from just RM4.90!

Perfect for: A light meal for one, or for a feast with the family.

Order this: Steamed Pork Patty (RM4.90) and Hakka Braised Pork with Wood Fungus (RM4.90).

For those who like: Fong Wah Teochew Porridge.

FYI: Most of the dishes here are steamed, so eat your fill and feel good about it.


Dean & Deluca Malaysia

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Shared by Burpplers Jesuis Enamourez and Calvin Lam

Rundown: America’s upscale gourmet market brand lands in KL with a stylish cafe and restaurant in Pavilion Mall.

Perfect for: Weekend brunches, or for tea after a shopping sesh.

Order this: Dean & Deluca Signature Meatballs Fettuccine (RM30).

For those who like: Mercato Cafe, Oyster & Seafood Bar and PAUL.

FYI: Take home their house brand goodies — freshly baked Moka Cookie, Chocolate Croissant, and even mugs and tote bags.


AWA Mee Bar

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Shared by Burpplers Calvin Lam and Alison K

Rundown: Handmade noodles with stellar pork and seafood soups by the Souper Tang group.

Perfect for: A hearty lunch with colleagues.

Order this: WAKO Superior Tonkotsu Noodle Soup (RM16.90) and AWA 13 Tonkotsu Dry Noodle (RM17.90).

For those who like: Mama Kim Sauna Mee.

FYI: Skip the blander yellow noodles and go for the flavourful spicy version.


 Sevenfriday Space Kuala Lumpur

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Rundown: Watch brand Sevenfriday opens a hip retail-cafe joint in Shoppes at Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur.

Perfect for: For a casual business meeting, or weekend coffee and cakes with the girls.

Order this: Burnt Cheesecake (RM14).

For those who like: Kaizen Coffee by Project Gibraltar.

FYI: Expect coffee made with beans from around the globe, including Australia’s Padre.


Chez Gaston

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Shared by Burpplers Rueann Dass and Alison K

Rundown: Chef Florian of Rendezvous makes authentic French food approachable and affordable in this quiet corner lot.

Perfect for: Fancy French brunch, or for a foodie night out.

Order this: Mediterranean Fish Soup (RM17)andDobe de Sanglier” (RM42).

For those who like: ROOST.

FYI: Get a pocket-friendly set lunch here for just RM19.


Sushi Ryu & Bar Shake

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Shared by Burpplers Wilson Tan, Amayzing and Rueann Dass

Rundown: Platinum Park sees a snazzy new sushi restaurant, plus a conjoining classy cocktail bar helmed by Osamu Kinugawa (of The Bar Kinugawa fame).

Perfect for: A celebratory dinner, or a special occasion with a loved one.

Order this: Omakase (from RM279).

For those who like: Sushi Oribe and Sushi Azabu.

FYI: Owner-chef Kiichi Okabe previously cut his teeth at two-Michelin-starred SHOUKAWA — get a counter seat to watch him in action.


Ho Yeah Restaurant

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Shared by Burpplers Alyssia Yu and Alison K

Rundown: A Cantonese meat house in Publika that focuses on Hong Kong-style roasts.

Perfect for: Weekend family lunches, or a quick, satisfying solo meal.

Order this: Signature Ecstasy Rice (RM19.90) and Crispy Siew Yoke Rice (RM15.90).

For those who like: Boon Signature Roast Pork and Gen Don Restaurant.

FYI: The walls are plastered in fun comic strips featuring Ho Yeah’s chef in caricature.


Masale Twist

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Shared by Burppler Alison K

Rundown: The folks behind Skippy's Pizza serves up Mangalorean-inspired fare at this spot – think spicy curries and creamy yoghurt fish – with the same panache of their pizzeria.  

Perfect for: Dinner and drinks with the gang.

Order this: Ghee Roast Chicken Curry (RM16).

For those who like: Goa by Hubba.

FYI: Check out the specials board for off-menu items, like a Mutton Laksa.


thick O thin

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Shared by Burppler Rueann Dass

Rundown: A casual eatery dishing up fast and easy personal pies, pastas and salads.

Perfect for: A yummy, fuss-free lunch.

Order this: Truffle Mushroom Pizza (RM18.90).

For those who like: Mikey’s New York Pizza.

FYI: You can build your own pies at their DIY counter.


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