Monday, July 20, 2009

Flam's @ Changkat Bukit Bintang

Yummy Italian fare, a cosy setting, solid service. Can't ask for much more.

Sliced raw beef tenderloin carpaccio with avocado, asparagus and grated parmesan. Take some of the avocado & asparagus, roll it in inside the beef, then pop it all in for the perfect mouthful of instant gratification.

Sorrentina-style potato gnocchi in tomato sauce with basil, oregano and fresh mozzarella. Recommended if you like soft, melt-in-the-mouth gnocchi. Not bad, but might have been better if the sauce was slightly sweeter and less sour.

Deep-fried basil ice cream with strawberry tartar. The ice cream was kinda bland and the batter was reminiscent of soggy goreng pisang.

Warm chocolate cake with coconut sherbet. The taste and texture of the cake were excellent, though the temperature could have been warmer (maybe we spent a bit too long taking photos of this?). The coconut sherbet was a cool change from the usual vanilla ice cream that accompanies this.

Lychee Mojito and Cabernet Sauvignon San Medin (Chile).

Changkat Bukit Bintang.
Tel: 2145-8222


  1. How has anyone ever gone wrong with Avocado wrapped in something something? NEVER!! But let me understand the deep fried basil ice cream - it IS dessert? Or some sort of a savoury in-betweener?

  2. SEAN! I am surprised you are not THREE times your size:P

  3. cumi&ciki - I think Sean has a very high metabolism... just like you!!1 lol...

    Changkat Bukit Bintang... ah!!! Sabar...

  4. thought the food was quite normal..nothing too fancy

    man u can eat n drink!! true to ur name..

  5. 550ml: it was dessert! the batter kinda just blended in with the ice cream...
    ciki: wait a few more years maybe! :D
    leo: metabolism will slow with age though, sigh!
    joe: yeah, the food there is decent but not the best in town... but i'm actually easily satisfied, as u'll find out when i post the wip review! :D

  6. The basil ice cream is sad ;p
    But I think the pizza is worth trying...hmmm...

  7. nomad: yeah, maybe the more interesting pizza varieties ... if there are any, hahah....

  8. Was just opposite you on Sunday evening. Creepy isn't it? Could have bumped into you and yet not know it. Must arrange a meet up and pig out some time soon! Never tried the Basil ice cream yet!

  9. ouh my posts aren't in chronological order. this visit to flam's was actually last week.
    pigging out sounds good, am always game for an epic culinary adventure!

  10. i went on monday.. i love their pizzza...

    1. ღ 關於我 - 芊瑜 ღ : happy to hear that =)