Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Keeper's Ground @ The Spring Shopping Mall

Keeper's Ground

Location :
G40, Ground Floor, The Spring Shopping Mall, Persiaran Spring, 93300 Kuching, Sarawak.

Contact / Email Address : 
082 - 235 853 / social@foodjournal.asia

Operating Hours :
Everyday from 10.00am to 10.00pm.


Front view of Keeper's Ground.

Inside view of Keeper's Ground.

Inside view of Keeper's Ground.

[ Menu 1 ]
Keeper's Signature (V) @ RM25.00
Broccoli, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Pine Nuts, Walnuts, Avocado, Feta Cheese, Quinoa and Sweet Chili-Roasted sweet Potatoes. Drizzled with pomegranate dressing.
( Personal Rating : 9/10 ) 

The Colourful combination of the salad is very pleasing to the eyes and tongue.

[ Menu 2 ] 
Multigrain Fried Rice @ RM16.00
 Red rice, jasmine rice and quinoa is stir-fried with vegetables, prawns and chicken.
( Personal Rating : 9/10 ) 

The fried rice was less oily and tasted good. Love the fragrance of the rice plus its a good combination of fibres !

[ Menu 3 ]
 KGB Burger @ RM25.00
Mushroom & Beef blend patty, beef bacon and cheese on sourdough brioche bun, served with sweet potato fries. Less fat and Less cholestrol !
( Personal Rating : 8.5/10 ) 

The beef patty is juicy and grilled to perfection. The Bacon gave it an added punch.

[ Menu 4 ]
Pesto Spaghetti (V) @ RM18.00
Basil, Pine nuts and a sprinkling of parmesan.
( Personal Rating : 8/10 ) 

Pesto are suitable for vegans. If you noticed the (V) beside the name of the dish, its a vegetarian.

[ Menu 5 ]
 Pumpkin Sour Dough @ RM10.00 per loaf.
( Personal Rating : 8/10 ) 

The Pumpkin Sour Dough with chunky mango bits. Sour dough are easy on the digestion.

[ Menu 6 ] 
 Various of pastries and croissants.
( Personal Rating : 8/10 ) 

[ Menu 7 ]
Flower Ice Tea & Butterfly Pea Lemonade @ RM12.00 each.

Refreshing drinks. Flower Tea, noticed how they froze different flowers in each ice cubes, so when it slowly melts, it releases different flowery fragrances with each sip.

Watch below video on how Bufferfly Pea Lemonade changed its colour when you slowly add in the lemon juice !

Overall, the menu price is average and affordable for a healthier meal option and the ambience of the restaurant was relaxing and classy.

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Toh Yuen Restaurant @ Hilton Kuching, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching

Toh Yuen Restaurant

Location :
Hilton Kuching
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak.

Operating Hours :
Lunch = 11.30am till 2.30pm
Dinner = 6.30pm till 10.30pm

Contact :
082 - 223 888

Special Promotion for all Members :
30% Discount on Ala-Carte Menu from 15/08/2018 till 15/09/2018.


Inside view of Toh Yuen Restaurant.

Room 1 view of Toh Yuen Restaurant.

Room 2 view of Toh Yuen Restaurant.

Menu 1 - Peking Duck @ RM136.80 (The Chef will convert this Peking Duck into 2 different dishes)

The Waiter is slicing the Peking Duck Skin and then wrapped it with Popiah Skin spread with their Special sauce. 

Peking Duck Dish A - Peking Duck Skin Wrap.

Peking Duck Dish B - Peking Duck Meat cooked with Spring Onion. After slicing the Peking Duck Skin, you have the option to ask them to cook the Meat with Spring Onion or Black Pepper Style.   

Menu 2 - Midin Thai Style @ RM54.72 
The midin is crunchy and very appetizing.  

On top of this Midin is crunchy strips of deep fried sotong.

Menu 3 - Steamed Tiger Garoupa in Teochew Style (1KG) @ RM180.00

Very Fresh and the meat taste sweet.

Menu 4 - Szechuan Soup @ RM17.92 per bowl.

Menu 5 - Butter Prawn @ RM56.60

I always prefer de-shelled prawns. Easy for consumption and the butter taste seeps into the prawn flesh. GREAT !

Menu 6 - Beef Shredded Ginger @ RM42.45

Beef Stir Fry with Shredded Ginger. Meat is tender and juicy.

Dessert 1 - Chilled Coconut Milk with Mango & Pamelo @ RM12.26 per bowl.
Dessert was a first for me, in terms of the combination. The Pamelo gives the dessert a special surprise which pops in your mouth with every bite. And its not bitter nor the dessert is too sweet. Its just nice with a hint of mango flavour. 

Drinks 1 - CocoMint Fusion @ RM28.00 per glass. 
The drinks were specially ordered as Hilton are having their Special Chocolate Theme for the month of August. 

Drinks 2 - Vanilla Chocolate Ice Blended @ RM17.92

Friday, 10 August 2018

The Merchant BBQ & Coffee House @ Meritin Hotel, Jalan Padungan.

The Merchant BBQ & Coffee House

Location :
Meritin Hotel
Lot 315, Section 49, KLTD, Jalan Padungan, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak. 
( Opposite Everrise Department Store @ Padungan )

Contact / Email Address :
082 - 550 800 / merchantbbq@meritinhotel.com

Operating Hours :
 6.00pm to 11.00pm (For BBQ Menu)


Front view of Meritin Hotel @ Jalan Padungan.

Inside view of The Merchant BBQ & Coffee House in Meritin Hotel.

Their Happy Hours Promo Menu.

BBQ Combo Platter @ RM138.00
This is a sharing platter for 2 pax.
Comes with Grilled Rib Eye, King Prawn, Halibut Fillet, Scallops, Calamari Rings, Pan seared vegetables plus creamy cheese cauliflower gratin and grilled herb potatoes.  
( Personal Rating : 9/10 )

Grilled Scallop.

Grilled Prawn.

Grilled Rib Eye from Australia.

Medium Rare Rib Eye. Nice !

The Merchant Salmon Fillet @ RM49.00
Comes with Grilled Salmon Fillet with their Signature Orange sauce & sides of grilled vegetables & wedges.
( Personal Rating : 8/10 ) 

Merchant Roasted Chicken @ RM30.00
Comes with Half Roasted Chicken with sides of grilled vegetables & calamari rings.
 ( Personal Rating : 8/10 )

Calamari Rings @ RM12.00
Crispy Fried Calamari with a dish of Himalayan Salt & Black Pepper.
( Personal Rating : 7.5/10 )

The Merchant Salad @ RM25.00
Comes with Coral lettuce, Stuffed green olives, red onion, butterhead, beef bacon bits, chicken slices, egg wedges, bell peppers, pineapple, sliced cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, croutons & blue cheese.
( Personal Rating : 8.5/10 )

Homemade Garlic Bread @ RM8.00
Baked French bread with their very own garlic butter spread & sprinkle of parmesan.
( Personal Rating : 7.5/10 )


Suggest more advertisement needed for this place. Sorry to say I dont know this Hotel got Restaurant till my friend told me about it. Food Overall is good. Nice clean & cozy restaurant. Feedback and Highlighted to the Boss on some issue for improvements which is the staffs slow serving me the Thousand Island Sauce for my Salad and The Calamari Rings is tasteless. Preferable if there is any special sauce to dip and eat with. Staffs is friendly.