Friday, May 27, 2011

Food Galleria

A hospital cafeteria that supplies a smorgasbord of recipes from multiple continents.

Australian sirloin beef roulade. Succulent meat, stuffed with springy mushrooms and partnered with fresh spinach. Not just another meat-&-potatoes dish.

African casserole of chicken in coconut curry with pita bread. Not spicy, but stunningly creamy. Hospital food need not be bland (though it's unlikely this would be served to patients).

Baked salmon on citrus pumpkin mash with Thai basil salsa. A healthier option; the salmon was perfect, retaining its full moisture and flavor. We also loved the subtly sweet pumpkin mash _ a pleasant change from run-of-the-mill mashed potatoes.

Mexican sopa de arbondigas. Tasted like minestrone soup, but with the addition of rustic-looking braised beef balls. Prices here are reasonable; a filling meal can be had for below RM40.

Louisiana Creole seafood jambalaya. This mound of not-too-mushy rice, laced with prawns & squid and scented with saffron & tomato, should satisfy carb cravings.

Grilled lamb chops with Greek eggplant moussaka, twice-cooked potatoes & mint balsamic. Hearty, but the meat was gamy and fatty. Last orders are before 8.30pm, so come early.

Cosmotail (cranberries, peach, grenadine) & Mango-licious (mango, milk & yogurt smoothie). Alas, no alcohol is available (no surprise, right?).

Food Galleria,
Prince Court Medical Centre, Jalan Kia Peng, Kuala Lumpur.

20 comments:

  1. What brings you here?

    Actually Prince Court serves very good food to their patients. They do actually serve curry to their patients (if they chose). They have a 5 page menu (if I remember rightly) for their patients to choose from, and the food is actually very tasty!

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  2. Oh I forgot this place entirely! Thks fr the post ..reminds me that I havent tried it yet!

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  3. baby sumo: oh, heheh, i think this was a pre-movie dinner :D and whoa, sounds like the patients have an excellent choice of food! i guess the hospital still makes sure that it's all relatively healthy though! =)
    tng: ya, i wouldn't mind eating here again if only they closed later at night and served alcohol, heheh :D

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  4. I can't believe they have jambalaya here. :)

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  5. Michelle: heheh, not super-authentic jambalaya, but good enough, especially since only a tiny handful of outlets in KL have jambalaya on their menus :D

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  6. i dunno man, i dont think i will ever step in here for a meal unless i visit a patient..

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  7. I should dig out my hospital photo pics and jog my memory about what they served us. I rmbr steak and lamb chops!

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  8. Now if only all hospital food were like this... :P

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  9. joe: heh, but location-wise, it's quite convenient for those of us who work in the city. and parking is hassle-free :D
    baby sumo: waaah! but i guess in your case, thankfully you weren't in a condition that prevented you from consuming red meat! but ok, if i'm ever forced to check into a hospital, i hope i can afford this one! =)
    lfb: hmmm, i'll help you finish that sentence. "now if only all hospital food were like this and all hospital staff looked like zac efron, i wouldn't mind getting my appendix removed" :D

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  10. ... and somehow I just knew you were gonna finish off my sentence liddat, but with "David Archuleta" in the place of that Efron fler. :P

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  11. lfb: no lah, i know david is an acquired taste that not everyone can appreciate (a la cockles) :D

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  12. Did you just liken Archuleta to see hum? LOL

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  13. Lfb: both are yummy! perfect comparison :D

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  14. wow you ran out of restaurants to visit in KL ka?? chuckle

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  15. Both may induce feelings of ewwsomeness more likely. :P

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  16. babe_kl: heheh, it seems impossible to run out (especially since i haven't posted any cheras entries so far!) :D
    lfb: you might be confusing ewwsomeness with awwwwsomeness (or just plain awesomeness!) :D

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  17. lfb: maybe you'll change your tune in a few more years, once david grows some scruff on his face and loses a bit more puppy fat (though that would make his cheeks less pinchable) :D

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  18. Let's wait a few more years then. Maybe you'd have outgrown your unhealthy fascination with cockles by then, also. Hehe.

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  19. lfb: not likely, considering i've loved cockles for nearly 30 full years now! (and it's a healthy fascination, i declare!) :D

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