Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Lobby

Ignore the unimaginative name. If you want Thai food that extends beyond green curries and tom yam soup, then Lobby is a worthwhile visit.

I-san pork sausages. Slightly sourish, but absolutely addictive.

Duck confit with herb gravy & black fungus. Reasonably juicy, though it tasted like something that could be microwaved at home.

Whole pork rib with paneang sauce & egg rice cake. The meat could've been more tender, but the serving was hearty and the sauce was flavorful. Reasonably priced at 24 ringgit.

Barramundi fillet steamed with lime & chillies. Fresh and moist, not too spicy.

Jacob's Creek Chardonnay & Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon.

Thai's Land cocktail (vodka, red wine, orange juice) & orange juice.


Lobby,
One Residency, Jalan Nagasari.
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12 comments:

  1. The egg rice cake looks nice!!!

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  2. So if i have a restaurant at the top floor, i called it "top floor"?

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  3. michelle: yeah, but not too memorable! i've totally forgotten what it tasted like :D
    joe: "top floor" is a better name than "lobby" :D

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  4. Methinks the name may be more of a conversation starter than the food give the comments above... :P

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  5. lfb: but i liked the food here much, much more than the name! in fact, i despise the name :D

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  6. Microwaved duck confit? BLASPHEMY!! More intrigued by them pork sausages - they look like the once-you-pop-you-can't-stop variety!

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  7. One doesn't have to like the name for it to be a conversation starter; in fact, the stuff we loathe, we tend to talk about all the more, right?

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  8. actually i find that sake goes very well with thai food too especially when it comes to curries. Try it next time!

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  9. aiya... everything looks great until I read the address :P

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  10. Lol. Well, the most important thing is that the food is nice, right? :)

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  11. PORK!
    And so One Residency is open..hhmm..
    Duck confit is one dish I'm been tryin every whr..
    tis plc's version looks moist enough..tho mayb not as authentically prepared as the original?

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  12. lfb: hmmmm, u're probably right, though i'd really rather talk about the things i love :D
    eiling: thanks for the advice! i have had problems pairing wine with thai food in the past =)
    leo: heheh, yeah, sorry, i still usually focus on restaurants in the city center :D
    j: trueeee, it's preferable to a restaurant with a great name but with bad food! =)
    tng: ya, it's not exactly the french duck confit here. i'm not sure it really fits the definition of duck confit at all :D

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