Take a seat by Aether Cafe’s windows, enjoy the leafy view & watch out for Asian red-cheeked squirrels scampering outside – Malaysian brothers Mark & Shaun Chang have chosen a lovely location for their new cafe, which is poised to become a hidden sanctuary for the weary city soul, supplying some respite from the offices & malls.

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There’s a DIY charm to Aether; according to their mom – who’s a friendly presence here on weekends – Mark & Shaun personally put together much of the cafe’s wooden furnishing (to evoke a tropical-themed paradise) & formulated their entire menu (to focus on wholesome fare) themselves, despite having relatively scant experience in the restaurant business.

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Nutritious Recipes

Expect nutritious recipes at lower-than-the-norm prices – we like the spirit of playful fun & enthusiastic experimentation here, illustrated by a salad that showcases the vibrant hues of a rainbow; shake the container up & pour everything on the plate for a balanced meal of protein-powered chickpeas with vitamin-invigorated veggies (crisply fibrous) in a perky dressing. RM13.90.

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Apple Stack

Note that some of Aether’s food might take a little long to emerge because it’s prepared to order – the apple stack is carefully sliced & thickly slathered with peanut butter, served with sides of three jams, for a delicious & distinctive-looking treat. RM6.90.

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No Fried Food and Nearly No Meat

No fried food & nearly no meat (salmon may be served soon) – Aether strives to prove that a fulfilling brunch need not be a platter of scrambled eggs with bacon & sausages. Try the vinegar garlic lychee pasta (RM14.90, lightly sweet & tangy), the Green Goddess Grilled Cheese sandwich (RM12.90; essentially toasties with spinach & cheese) or the surprisingly textured white chocolate & coconut flake cake (simultaneously fluffy-fresh & creamy-moist – very satisfactory, with tasty subtleties).

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Beverages

Sip the cold brew (RM15) – Aether serves Doi Chaang coffee cultivated on Thai mountains, shade-grown, hand-picked & sun-dried, with profits shared fairly with thousands of indigenous farmers in ecologically sustainable Thai plantations. Or have the orange juice, pleasurably pulpy. All in all, Aether’s future seems bright; expect to hear a lot about this cafe in the weeks ahead.

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Location and Contact Details

Aether Cafe

Pusat Kanak-Kanak Tuanku Bainun, 48 Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr.Ismail

Open 10am-10pm, except Tuesdays

Tel: +6012-376 4864

Find: Contact details and map for Aether Cafe

12 Comments Leave a comment

  1. Vivianne Chew June 1, 2015 Subscriber

    Calvin Suen seems interesting!

  2. Lwin Wen Li June 1, 2015 Subscriber

    Woah….that peanut butter jam!

  3. Melissa Gomez June 1, 2015 Subscriber

    Lwin Wen Li this seems like a nice place

  4. Uyu Azmin June 1, 2015 Subscriber

    Ilyani Azmin

  5. Diana Neil June 1, 2015 Subscriber

    Rosy Rose Nad Hana cafe diet sesuai sgt 😀

  6. Iman Azmi June 1, 2015 Subscriber

    Joooommmmmm

  7. Melissa Gomez June 1, 2015 Subscriber

    Iman Azmi jom! We have 2 on our list now.

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