Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Rite Bites, Boutique Bangkung Food Crawl Pt. 2

Next on the agenda was Opus Bistro for an Italian rendezvous after the Spanish indulgence earlier. I like the ambiance of Opus and prepared myself for some Italian romance ;o).
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We were served a mini swirl of carbonara pasta with beef bacon. I liked the small serving, a very welcomed sight at that moment. The pasta tasted good but I found the beef bacon a tad chewy.
Next is what Opus says is their customer all time favourite - Roasted Cod Fish with Lemon Capers sauce. I just took a small bite and found the taste slightly similar to the pasta I had earlier as both were cream sauce. The rest of the fish loving floggers seemed to enjoy this dish.
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Of course, we had white wine to go with our food. We were given an intro to our drinks by the Sommelier; I believe the lovely white wine that went so well with our food was Podium. As for the smaller three glasses with the yellow colour liquor, that's the traditional aperitif, Lemoncella. I took a sip and my eyes nearly popped out as it was too strong for me. LOL!

Opus Bistro
67 Jalan Bangkung
Bukit Bandaraya
59100 Kuala Lumpur

Tel : 03-2092 4288

(Map and Opening Hours HERE). Check out Max Privileges at Opus HERE.

We then adjourned to the Wine Cellar a few doors down for a short tour. This is truly a place for wine lovers where there (FYI, the restaurants around this area stock wines from here) is even a new upper floor for wine lovers to congregate and chill out. They have more than 500 varieties of wines to choose from!

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65 Jalan Bangkung
Bukit Bandaraya
59100 Kuala Lumpur

Tel : 03-2093 1919/2093-2919

Click HERE for map

Our last stop for the evening was at The Attic, a non smoking bar/gallery/lounge which exudes style, class and sophistication.

(The above two photos are from The Attic Press Kit)

We were served some cocktails and I managed to try this particular one which tasted like Tiramisu (in liquid form!) I can probably drink a few of these babies!
Nigel also unveiled three new creations of Just Heavenly (well, at least they were new to me!). From Top to Bottom (clockwise): Mango Upside Down with caramelized mango chunks, Chilled Lemon Cheesecake and Raspberry Madeira. My favourite is the Mango Upside Down cake. Really yummy!

Here at The Attic, one can also get a taste of heaven apart from going to Just Heavenly retail shop in Damansara Heights or ordering from their Bangsar office. You can also get Max Privileges at Just Heavenly, check them out HERE.

To chill out at The Attic, go over to :

61-2 Jalan Bangkung
Bukit Bandaraya
59100 Kuala Lumpur

Tel : 03-2093 8842

Max Privilesges for The Attic HERE.

Don't forget, one can sign up for the Max card for just RM10/month to enjoy discounts/freebies for dining and privilege invitations. Check out the website for more details, please let them know that you heard about it from me ;o). When they ask for referrer's email, it's emailwmw@gmail.com To join, click HERE.

Recap :
Rite Bites, Boutique Bangkung Food Crawl Pt. 1


Judy said...

Mmmm, the food display in the first photo looks a bit rude lei! Very poshy posh place hor. I will feel lost there.

Give me seafood restaurant, hawker stall and crispy curry puffs any day!

wonda said...

The mango upside down cake looks heavenly. I would go for it too. Oops, one more kg up already. *sigh* Just wondering - are u allowed to drive after all that alcholic drinks?

daphne said...

no matter how many times i look at pictures from the Rite bites Food Crawl... i'm still loving it!

team bsg said...

just remember to come down to earth from your high Xtreme dangerous pleasures in heaven

ilene said...

Do you find the food at Opus better than Cava and cheaper too? Eh, you are very good at food review!

MeiyeN said...

i don't know what to say... absolutely nice pics from you!!!! :D

jason said...

I was stunned when I saw the first 2 pics of Attic. (How the heck to capture that???) Hahaha....

Precious Pea said...

I just went to pick up some raspberry madeira from Nigel..hehehe.

wow2 said...

i tot u don't eat fish? not change already ah?

wmw said...

judy : Rude only if you think that way! ;o) Okay, okay, when you get back yah?

wonda : I drove but I wasn't tipsy...too early in the evening to get drunk. But seriously, I drink for pleasure not get drunk till I endanger my life or make a fool of myself. haha...

daphne : Daphne, you're a McD fan also? :o)

team bsg : Already back on early, unlike you guys in the highlands! LOL...

ilene : Both serve different types of food...depends on what you want.

meiyen : Thanks a lot for the compliment!

jason : Jason, can capture one if you want to...need to clear the place only! :o)

Precious P : Heh heh, you're still hooked on it, eh?

tigerfish said...

What's that something sticking out from the carbonara?

mama bok said...

Nice food.. and really nice pictures.. !! can i come too..??

wmw said...

tigerfish : You know what? I can't recall!

mamabok : Start a food blog! Hee hee...

Timothy Low said...

Just Heavenly's new designs are really heavenly. And the "liquified" tiramisu .... oooooooooo migosh !!!

mama bok said...

Not much food to write about here leh..?? so how..??

wmw said...

timothy : Hi there....yes, desserts are heavenly...aptly named!

mama bok : I'm sure there is...even the food from a hot dog stand can be reviewed ;O)