Saturday, November 19, 2011

Green Treats & Blue Chip

Taking a look at two outlets at Pudu's Swiss Garden Hotel: first up, Green Treats Delicatessen is supposed to be a health-food haven of garden-fresh salads, organic bread & wholesome desserts, but its menu is less wide-ranging than expected.

We settled for a sweet treat, since the high-fiber noodles & sandwiches that we sought here were unavailable or sold out on this recent evening. The cheese-topped organic carrot cake proved serviceable; moist & flavorsome enough to curb complaints.

Lambda juices: cranberry, blackcurrant & apple nectar, alongside carrot & orange. Guess this fulfilled our Vitamin C & beta-carotene requirement for the weekend.

Only a few steps away from Green Treats, the hotel's Blue Chip Lounge features live singing (the greatest love of allllllll, is easy to achieeeeve) & a fair selection of alcohol.

White Russian & Brandy Alexander, to send us off on our milky way. But really, nearly every hotel lobby lounge in KL seems the same, sticking to tried-&-tested-&-tired formulas.

For a better boozy binge, Ril's Steakhouse in Chinatown is a 5-minute drive from Swiss-Garden. Our latest indulgence here: the Passion Fruit & Lemongrass Vodka Martini.

Greet Treats Delicatessen & Blue Chip Lounge,
Swiss Garden Hotel & Residences, Jalan Pudu, Kuala Lumpur.
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15 comments:

  1. i shall google up what russian and brandy alexander is! the colour looks unique!

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  2. Michelle: they both have fresh cream in them, so they're ideal for those of us who like milky cocktails, heh :D

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  3. Green Treats sounds right up my alley. Any chance they'll expand the menu soon?

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  4. Brandy Alexander is one of my favourite cocktails. A nice treat before bed.

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  5. The Yum List: I hope they bolster their menu, but right now, I think they're mainly promoting their afternoon teas (scones, sandwiches). And yeah, having some Brandy Alexander is a great way to wind down after a long day at work, heheh :D

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  6. Could the singing give Whitney a run for her money? lol

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  7. The passionfruit martini was yum-yum-yummy. :)

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  8. I like Ril's Steakhouse, will go back and try their food next time!

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  9. Dropsofcontentment: Whitney is a goddess! No mere human can equal her, heheh
    Kenny: heheh, the only alcohol we had that day, i think, so of course it was fabulous!
    CK: if you're a steak-lover, you'll probably enjoy the beef here! The steaks are big and juicy, heh :D

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  10. Baby sumo: I do! Back in university, I'd order baileys at bars, not beers :D

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  11. Nice piss up session. The blue makes me feel so.. blue... :P

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  12. Ciki: when i'm feeling blue, all i have to do, is take a look at you, then i don't feel so blue ... heheh :D

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  13. the blue lights make it look like an underwater restaurant. But it must have been very relaxing.

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  14. Eiling: yeah, would have been more relaxing without the very loud live music though! :D

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