Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Baby Steps

Easing back into the whole food review thing...

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(Jan 2010)

Great.
They had a concept change - a MAJOR one!....

Get this: They're now pork free.
*sigh*

Anyway, thanks to Jazz for pointing it out. Will try to swing by the new B&O sometime to have a look.

Hugs,
J

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Wow.... Has it really been so long since I updated properly??
*tries to sidestep all the accusatory glares*
(Sorry!)

Well, I guess I've been pretty busy (just changed jobs recently) and also still feeling a bit down (same ol', same ol' - bloody heartache not healing fast enough)..... but actually, I have still been trying out new restaurants with my friends. It's just that I've been too damned lazy to do proper reviews....
(Sorry again!)

The problem is that I was in a very "bleh"/ "boh-chap" mood so there were many occasions where I didn't even bring my camera to take photos of the food!
(Can you imagine?? Terrible, I know.... Not like me at all)

Anyway, I'm trying to ease back into the whole restaurant review thing so here is my 2 cents on a restaurant I've tried recently (sans photos though):

1) Bermuda & Onion @ Changkat Bukit Bintang

We had (strangely) received some really bad word of mouth about this new-ish place in the Changkat BB area before we visited (Quote: "Not nice at all" and "Too expensive"), hence we were quite hesitant but still went ahead to try it out since we were feeling very adventurous.

And thank goodness we did because the food at the quirkily named Bermuda & Onion is yummy. :)

I do admit that the prices are a bit on the high side but it's definately DEFINITELY worth a try.... Do not miss out on the:
1) Starters:
- Prawn wrapped with Parma Ham skewers (juicy and absolutely delish!),
- Mushroom and Ham Soup (fragrant and luxurious).

2) Mains:
- B&O Platter (hefty plate with a bit of everything to share),
- Pork Ribs with Spicy Beans (succulent ribs - good serving size too).
NOTE: The Wild Boar spaghetti and the Pork Cordon Bleu are only Ok. Nothing spectacular.

3) Desserts:
- Tiramisu (MUST TRY! Good texture, taste and the generous dose of alcohol really gives it an extra edge).
NOTE: The other desserts are just OK. Not bad but not great in my books....

Other than the food, I also really like the airy and casual yet stylish ambience there - am definately revisiting to try out more of the items on the menu.

There.
That wasn't so bad, was it? :)
(I hope you didn't mind how rusty I am after all these months though - patience, patience... I'm trying!)




Restaurant Review
Summary Sheet:

Bermuda & Onion @ Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

Taste: 7
Ambience : 7
Service : 7
Price** : RM 60/++ per person (!!)
Parking: OK

(!!) Warning: You can definately eat there for about RM60++ but there are some meat dishes there which cost up to >RM60++ each.

** Approximation - 3 course meal, excluding drinks

Telephone No.: 03-2145 8333
Opening Hours: Weekdays 12pm till 11pm, Weekends 10am till 11pm

NOT HALAL




OTHER REVIEWS:
- KY Speaks
- 3iLing
- she, the epicuriousgirl
- Jule's Eating Guide To Malaysia
- Kampung Kayell
- So Much Food So Little Stomach

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15 comments:

Julian Si said...

Mmmmmh sounds yummy. Best of all, WELCOME BACK J :-)

ah_mel said...

hey u r back...
hmmm... price is really not cheap but since not bad comment frm u can give a try ^^

J said...

to julian si:
Well, yummy it is!
If you want to go there, please tell me - dying for an excuse to go back...
Oh, and thanks.... :)

to ah_mel:
Well, I hope you will enjoy the porky yummy-ness of the food there! :)
(Yeah, I've been "gone" for quite long, horr? Tsk tsk... )

soojc said...

i thought my creme brulee? was ze best? =)

and.. remember the soup that i sent away? the seafood one.. that one looks like it'd rock..
plus there was the goat cheese thingie that ken dropped.. why does it seem like my food was left out? =(

*cries in a corner*

J said...

to soojc:
Well, big guy, your food was left out because you didn't let me try enough of it. :P

And I personally think the Tiramisu was waaaaay better than the creme brulee - the texture was a bit too dense and the the caramelized sugar on top was a bit too thick.

Anonymous said...

Sorry, JQ. It's "definitely" not "definately".

J said...

to anonymous:
Erm... thanks (I guess), Mr/ Miss Anonymous Spelling Teacher.

(It's a common typo for me, but thanks for being anal enough to point it out - I'll correct it now)

Anonymous said...

Bermuda and Onion does not serve pork. There has either been a change of management or a change of menu. They have beef sausages. An abomination!

Jazz

J said...

To Jazz: omg. I just called in to the restaurant n it's TRUE!! :(
( Sorry, not that I didn't want to believe u but I just had to hear it from the horse's mouth... )

WHY.....???

Anonymous said...

Yeah life's full of disappointments sometimes. At least they could have changed the name of the restaurant.

Jazz

J said...

It's almost as baffling/ disappointing as jays 33's halal vintry.... :(
(thanks for pointing it out though, apparently b&o changed to pork free last month)

Anonymous said...

Yeah you win some (Yeoh Sock Ping's basement in Lot 10) and you lose some (I hear Bruno's at Jaya 33 is closed as well. True?)

Jazz

J said...

Yeah, Bruno's closed down recently... (about 2 months ago?).

Ah well, I guess that's just how the restaurant scene is like - constantly changing....
(Still have to try out the Lot 10 place - heard so much about it but have been to busy to try to tackle that part of town...)

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