Spilling some beans at Solaris Dutamas, Coffee Stain By Joseph is the revamped, refurbished Joseph @ Kitchen, refocusing its attention on caffeine and such.
Western favorites from pasta to burgers fill the menu; it's worth noting that the all-day breakfast platters here live up their name, so customers can still order eggs with scones and turkey ham as late as 9:30pm.
Omelet cooked with three cheeses (cheddar, mozzarella and parmesan), with a bread bun, salad and baked beans. All the essential elements are present; something sufficiently simple for most folks to make at home.
Roasted pumpkin soup. Not extraordinary, but creamy and flavorsome enough to satisfy.
Yam, mint and orange-flavored macarons, pleasantly tasty. Sure, the texture isn't perfect, but people demanding perfection will drive themselves to disappointment.
Siphon coffee is available, though single-origin beans will only be offered starting next week.
Coffee Stain's baristas are experienced and eager to share their knowledge. Thumbs up to that.
Also worth trying: Dilmah Ceylon single-origin premium tea.
Or if you're shunning both coffee and tea, then a thick avocado milkshake might hit the spot.
Coffee Stain by Joseph,
D4-G3-01, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur.
Somewhere in between Espressolab and Ten Japanese Restaurant.
Open 10am-10pm daily.