10 Restaurants with Creative Local Fruit Recipes in KL and Selangor

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July 9, 2015
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1. Swich at Atria Shopping Gallery for CEMPEDAK Ice Cream Cake

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Ice cream cakes, born of a mother’s love: Swich founder Cheng Cheng’s two sons enjoy ice cream cakes, but she wanted to create the best version possible. Plated to order on evocative tableware, Swich’s own-made ice cream comprises Johor-origin cempedak fruit on a dense chiffon base – compellingly luscious, blessed with a potent fragrance & mellow flavour, lovely in both texture & taste. It’s the latest hit at Swich’s newest branch in Atria Shopping Gallery.

Address: Atria Shopping Gallery

Find: Contact details and map for Swich

Read Review: New Hot Food Menu at Swich, Damansara Uptown: Restaurant Review

2. Breadfruits at Desa Sri Hartamas for Pork Chop with PAPAYA Salad

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Breadfruits recently introduced a new dinner menu, and the crowds have been buzzing over this pork chop cooked with sage & thyme, with a side of grilled papayas drizzled with passion fruit & wild honey apple cider coleslaw.

Address: 17, Jalan 26/70A, 50480 Desa Sri Hartamas

Find: Contact details and map for Breadfruits

Read Review: New Dinner Menu at Breadfruits, Desa Sri Hartamas: Restaurant Review

3. The Bar at Empire Damansara for MANGOSTEEN Rum Cocktail

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Fruit cocktails are a speciality here; our best-loved mangosteen makes an admirable appearance, its tasty-sweet essence mixed with rum.

Address: 112, Empire Damansara, Heritage Lane

Find: Contact details and map for The Bar

Read Review: The Bar by Sam Kinugawa at Empire Damansara: Restaurant Review

4. Frisky Goat at Taman Tun Dr Ismail for Chicken & WATERMELON Salad

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We love this crunchy, lightly spicy Asian salad of spring onions, coriander & chillies, tossed with watermelon & toasted almond flakes, topped with crispy-juicy fried chicken.

Address: 72, Jalan Burhanudin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Find: Contact details and map for Frisky Goat

Read Review: 2015 Menu: Frisky Goat, TTDI

5. Bingsu in Damansara Uptown for DURIAN & MANGO Bingsu

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Two beloved fruits combine forces for a power-packed dessert: This Korean shaved ice speciality showcases sliced D24 durian & mango – both sweet & juicy – though the shining star is the topping of luscious durian ice cream by an independent local producer.

Address: 28 Jalan SS 21/35, Damansara Utama

Find: Contact details and map for Bingsu

Read Review: Bingsu at Damansara Uptown: Restaurant Review

6. Eat Me in Bangsar for Ricotta Pancakes with BANANAS & Honeycomb Butter

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Made from scratch in Eat Me’s kitchen: Ricotta milk batter pancakes, light & fairly fluffy, with honeycomb butter, maple syrup & a sweet row of sliced bananas.

Address: 23, Jalan Telawi 2, 59100 Bangsar Baru

Find: Contact details and map for Eat Me

Read Review: Eat Me Dessert Club at Telawi, Bangsar: Restaurant Review

7. The Point in Damansara Heights for Fried Quail with COCONUT Tamarind Sauce

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For fowl that’s tackled with flair & finesse, we’re fans of the fried quail with ravishingly nuanced Asian risotto, cucumber-mint salad & tangy coconut tamarind sauce.

Address: No. 122, First and Second Floor, Jalan Kasah, Damansara Heights

Find: Contact details and map for The Point

Read Review: 2015 Menu at The Point, Damansara Heights: Restaurant Review

8. Kafe Vietnam in Puchong for CIKU Ice-Blended

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We can’t say enough good things about this ciku ice-blended (no surprise, since it’s actually our favourite fruit), rich, smooth & natural-tasting.

Address: 1 Jalan Puteri 4/1, Bandar Puteri Puchong

Find: Contact details and map for Kafe Vietnam

Read Review: Kafe Vietnam at Puchong: Restaurant Review

9. T.B.F. at Kota Damansara for NANGKA Tom Yum Fried Rice

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Here’s a playful pleasure: Nangka-topped tom yam fried rice with lots of accompaniments, including chicken wing, prawns, squid, crackers, pickles & a sunny-side-up.

Address: Ground Floor, Sunway Giza, 2, Jalan PJU 5/14

Find: Contact details and map for T.B.F

Read Review: T.B.F Brunch Bar Desserts at Sunway Giza, Kota Damansara: Restaurant Review

10. The Red Beanbag in Solaris Dutamas for Smooshie RAMBUTAN, COCONUT & PINEAPPLE Juice

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Smooshie is the go-to name for juices that make marvellous use of our country’s bounty of fruits. Its blends are seasonal – one of the public’s perennial favourites is the combination of Rambutan, Coconut & Pineapple.

Address: A4-1-08, Solaris Dutamas,  Jalan Dutamas 1,

Find: Contact details and map for The Red Beanbag

Read Review: Review: The Red Beanbag

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