Tuesday, October 6, 2009

L'Heritage: MIGF @ Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

The paint is scarcely dry at L'Heritage, the city's newest French restaurant, which evokes impressions of the rooms at the Palace of Versailles.

The MIGF menu here is RM239++ with wine. Mid-priced for the festival.

Salmon and trout tartare with parmesan tuille, rucola and sorc l'tranche. The fish was superbly fresh, while the other ingredients provided a fine interplay of tastes and textures.

Quail leg confit with beetroot, languedoc gratin and avocado volute. The most tender quail ever, paired with phenomenally creamy accompaniments.

Stone-grilled Wagyu beef, petit romaine old pot green peppercorn sauce. A fine piece of meat; we often skip these seemingly unexciting beef dishes, but this was a reminder that classic recipes can still provide pleasure.

Oven-baked red mullet, sweetbread pallaid, capers relish and foie gras emulsion. An enjoyably complex dish with complicated flavours.

Mille-feuille of berries sabayon with fragrant mint ice cream. The kataifi-like pastry layers were remarkably crisp, making this a crunchy delight sweetened by lusciously ripe berries and silky smooth ice cream.

Albert Bichot Cotes du Rhone (France). A decent light-bodied wine.

Royale Chulan Hotel.


  1. Ohh..new outlet at the new hotel ;)

    Do they serve good bread? as starters?

  2. oh, the bread is so-so (though the herbed butter that comes with it is ok) :D

  3. hey, maybe you can go to every restaurants that participate in MIGF and then post them up :) you have the guide book right???
    just like masak-masak who went for those ramadan bazaar, why don't you hunt down all the MIGF menu???

  4. yikes, got 23 restaurants in kl participating, don't think i can make it to all of them! but yeah, i plan to review about a dozen migf places. don't think my reviews will be as useful as masak-masak's ramadan and mooncake guides though! :D

  5. Hiii Sean.. thanks for the review.. i just spent the past 2 hours going through your blog to get food ideas for my future food expeditions. I also tried the MIGF menu at L'Heritage. So far, it is the least enjoyable of the 3 MIGF menus ( the best being Xenri, and second is Pacifica ). May not be able to try anymore coz the Grand Finale is next Monday !

  6. hey, lil, thanks for dropping by. i'm glad u found my blog helpful :D
    yeah, pacifica and xenri were definitely better than l'heritage, but i'm excited to see what l'heritage will be serving after the migf season is over. i've given up on trying any more festival menus ... too many places, too little time! :D