Mille-feuille chicken katsu sandwich with special sweet and tangy special sauce.
I was craving for wagyu katsu sandwich. The first brand came to my mind was the Laug*ing Cow, but my budget couldn't afford the price so let's forget that one. Coincidently I came to this place and saw this menu.
It's not a bad dish, however my expectation to wagyu katsu sandwich ruined this one fine dish. Like I said, it tasted good. The sauce was sweet, but lacked that tanginess. The chicken was tasty and tender. Then the layered meat made the texture was even better. Like it soft and easily bitten. The bread was pretty generic. Like it quite soft but tasted like any plain bread that you can buy at your nearest minimart. Basically it's no worth to mention. Did that satisfy my craving? No. But it tasted quite good. You should try this one.
Dark Chocolate with caramelized cocoa nibs. If you've followed me from the very start then you probably know that I love Gr*m so much. Matter of fact, I put that as my standard for gelato. It's something hard to follow. However, this one shocked me out. I didn't expect this one to be that good. Great gelato texture and easily melted. Then the chocolate taste was strong. Slightly bitter but not sweet at all. Then it had that crunchy cocoa nibs inside. Once bitten, it released that bomb roasted cocoa fragrant and I love it so much.
By far, this place only has 1 serving size. But you can choose to have 1 or 2 flavors. I'd like to recommend the Bittersweet and Matcha. Tasted most of their flavors and those 2 stood out from the rest (for my preference). Then normally they'll give it a topping that match your gelato choices. But they also told me that you can actually choose your own topping.
If you want to try something new, then the topping is a great idea. Like I've never seen something like this else where. However, if you're like me who like old school kind of gelato, ask them for no topping. Just pure gelato goodness.
This is my comfort kind of snack. The texture of the pork was quite tender and juicy. It tasted sweet and not so porky. The onion was there to bring more bold sweet flavor and crunchy texture. Without the onion, the pork was gonna be a total boring topping to be honest.
Then the bun. I love it! It's not super fluffy kind of bun. Remember when I post pork bun from Ippu*o? That's what I call super fluffy kind of bun. This one was lil more dense but still quite airy. However, this bun had that slightly crisp texture and it tasted sweet. The sesame on top didn't give much impact, just lil hint of sesame aroma.
If I compare both of them on the bun alone, I'll choose this one. It's dope and so soul satisfying. But the pork was lackluster. So in general, I'll still choose the other one.
Ps : It's a completely different kind of pork bun. I just prefer that one. You can say that I'm quite biased.
Rose mousse, lychee jelly and raspberry curd. Once again, I shall remind you that I ain't dessert kind of guy. It's just not my cup of tea. So you have no reason to believe me on this one, better try it yourself. I just share what I thought about this one.
First, the texture was off. I wouldn't call it a mousse. It's way too dense, not airy at all. I'm quite sure about this one though. However the flavor wasn't weird. It tasted good, not too strong but the rose fragrant was there and kinda sweet. Then the lychee jelly was okey. The lychee flavor was existed, but the jelly texture not so much. The raspberry curd was the saving. It gave sourness that cut all the sweet taste. You should eat all the 3 parts together, otherwise it's not gonna work.
When you go to restaurant and you actually wanna see if the chef can cook, you order the simplest thing on the menu. And for dim sum, I always judge them based on the shaomai. If it tastes bad, probably they're gonna fuck all the menu up.
The shaomai here was quite good. Like it almost beat eaton's shaomai. Have you ever tried it? If you haven't, give it a shot. It's my benchmark for shaomai. Back to this one, it's juicy, fragrant and substantial. And look at that shrimp on top. Huge, fresh and plump. And I gotta tell you this, it tasted sweet and juicy as any great shaomai should taste.
Lombok's famous chicken grilled with taliwang sauce and served with rice, plecing kangkung and taliwang chilli sauce.
This is exactly why we should give people a second chance. My first experience here was horrible. Wait too long, fucked up service and shitty taste. Now, it tasted good. Like a decent balinese dish. The chicken was so tender, juicy and tasty. Not only the skin, I could taste the taliwang sauce in the meat too. Not too strong, but at least it's not bland. And they gave an extra plate of taliwang sauce. Dip it to get more bold flavor.
I can't say anything about the plecing. It tasted raw. I know it should taste like that but I just don't like it. Not my forte.
Another good innovation from starbucks. It tasted like iced shaken espresso topped with super light and smooth kind of foam. I did ask for extra raspberry flavor into this foam. It gave a nice fruity sweet after taste to it.
And if you buy this menu, they'll use their strawless cup. Just sip from it. You'll taste a mild espresso then followed by the airy, creamy, smooth cold foam and finished by the raspberry aftertaste. Such a delish.
Ps : please DO NOT put straw into the strawless cup. It's an abomination. I've seen so many people do this kind of crap. When you use straw, you'll only sip the espresso. Later on, the foam will melted on its own. Then why bother to buy this menu. Just buy the double shots iced shaken espresso.
Menu yang dipesan: Raspberry Cold Foam Iced Espresso
Saw lot of good reviews about this strawberry flavor. Me? Not particularly. Let me be honest with yall, it tasted similar with campina. Like, no shit. The texture was great like easily melted, but the taste? Quite disappointing. The chocolate flavor was pretty mediocre. Nothing really stood out. So I don't think it's worth it at all. 80K for one cone is clearly out of my budget. Unless you're rich, just skip this one out. crazypoorasians
Combination of jyo tongue, tokujyo tongue, kalbi, jyo kalbi and assorted vegetables. Let me make it easier, both thin and thick cut of sliced striploin and tongue.
Before I start, I should mention one thing. The amazing presentation that you see here looks exactly like it does on the menu. How cool is that. Most places retouch their menu so damn much.
It's a platter for 4-5 people. They did give some dip sauces, but I didn't use it. Matter of fact, I never use sauces in any bbq place or steak house. The purest of the best with just a little seasoning but focusing on the ingredient. Look at that marble. Quite impressing. I've never expected to get this level of meat at this price range.
The meat was tender and sweet. It's great. However, the tongue was clearly the star of this platter. It's tender and slightly crisp. It had that deep rich beefy flavor. And literally had no gameyness or funkyness.
It's kind of flavor that I want to linger in my mouth as long as possible.
The veggies? Won't say anything. I didn't eat it even a bit. Why should I bother with the veggies if I could eat all the meat.
Interesting dining experience. Wanna try something new, this is the place to go. It's definitely value for money.