The dining scene in KL is getting more vibrant. In July alone, there are numerous new openings across the city including Yun House in Four Seasons KL, Pak Tai in Feast Village Starhill Gallery and Vertigo@Banyan Tree. If you’re looking for some new places to wine and dine, these are great choices for this weekend.

We also see the sudden craze for hash brown burgers as well as seafood offerings like caviar and oysters. Summer vegetables are also in season now, with many casual dining restaurants bringing in some of the freshest produce from the best farms around the world.

This August, we take a look at some gastronomic menus to satisfy those cravings for something new. Whether you’re big on vegetarian meals or fancy the fresh flavours from the sea, we’ve got everything covered. Expect nothing less from these restaurants as they present their latest seasonal menus and special dining experiences for a limited time only.

Special Seafood Osusume Menu
For the entire month of August, Nobu KL will be celebrating the exquisite treasures of the sea by introducing a unique seafood ‘Osusume’ menu, which explores their signature take on classic seafood dishes. The menu will feature a subtle infusion of Peruvian influences in Nobu KL’s refined Japanese flavours.

Expect beautiful plating with Nobu’s new menu featuring Peruvian influences in classic Japanese cuisine.

Must-try: Toto Tartar with Nori Chips
Price: RM30 to RM165++
Period: 1 – 31 August 2018
Nobu KL, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, +603-2164 5084

Sizzling Lamb Sensations
NY Steak Shack is highlighting everything lamb in their newest menu featuring the Lamb Noisette set, which comprises three mouth-watering boneless lamb cutlets on a sizzling hot-plate. You can also enjoy these flavourful lamb cutlets with an additional side of garlic shrimps, chicken Cevapi or smoked beef.

Four set options heroing the Lamb Noisette.

Must-try: Lamb Noisette with Chicken Cevapi
Price: RM52++
Period: 16th July – 31st August 2018
NY Steak Shack, Various outlets in Klang Valley

Freshly-Flown Caviar
A fresh batch of caviar has just arrived at Poseidon Caviar and Seafood Bar. The artisanal varieties of Transmontanus, Oscietra, Kristal and Beluga from Kaviari are perfect with a glass of Pinot Grigio or Chardonnay. Sample the best from the sea as you sit back and relax in the cosy setting of the bar, but for a limited time only.

Must-try: Homemade Macaroons with Caviar
Price: RM200 to RM1,000++
Period: While stocks last

Poseidon Caviar & Seafood Bar, Plaza Arkadia, Jalan Intisari, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, +603-2711 3679

Homemade macaroons with caviar.

Lebanese Food Promotion
Guest chef Ali El Bourji from Atlantic, The Palm Dubai will be taking over the kitchen of Mosaic in Mandarin Oriental KL to bring an exciting gastronomy journey into the exotic flavours of Lebanese cuisine. The five-day affair will feature some of the most-loved Middle Eastern classics including Baba Ghanouj, cold mezzeh, koftas, Shish Taouk, kibbehs and many more. Complete the buffet with a wide selection of Lebanese sweets highlighting the robust flavours of rose, pistachio, dates and spices.

Indulge in a Middle Eastern feast, perfect for family and friends.

Must-try: Cheese Rekakat & Dawood Basha
Price: RM168++ (Lunch) / RM198++ (Dinner)
Period: 8th to 12th August 2018

Mosaic at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, +603-2179 8881

The Kayangan & The Nusantara
Hinged upon Dewakan’s manifesto of fresh, naturalised and indigenous ingredients, the newly revamped menu celebrates a new form of creativity in culinary expression. Expect mind-blowing new flavour profiles that you can add into food vocabulary. From the banana heart and buah keluak, to kerdas and petai belalang, each dish surprises in multiple ways – creating a multi-sensorial dining experience that involves all senses. Read the full review here.

Prawns Warmed in Starfruit Juice with Herbs.

Must-try: Prawns Warmed in Starfruit Juice with Herbs
Price: RM350 (Kayangan) / RM285 (Nusantara)
Period: From now until 31 December 2018

Dewakan, Lower Ground Floor, KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie, Jalan Kontraktor U1/14, Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor, +603-55650767

 

Martin Teo
Content Editor
Martin loves traveling the world to see ancient ruins and classical architecture. He enjoys the culinary experience of various cities but (still) refuses to eat anything insect-like. On a daily basis, he finds time hitting the gym to compensate for the amount of food he needs to eat just to write an article.