Friday, June 1, 2012

Kungfu Paradise & Finest Bake @ Paradigm Mall

Calling itself "the cafe with a kick," Kungfu Paradise is one of Paradigm Mall's main magnets for youngsters seeking a casual meal that costs below RM20.

Comfort food that's as guilty as it gets: hot mozzarella-baked rice (about RM18, including taxes), topped with crisply juicy chicken chop and fish fillet with tomato and cream sauces. Note: this is also available at Kungfu Bake Rice at Suria KLCC's Signature Food Court.

Korean curly ramen with egg and chicken sausages (about RM12). Not exactly low-sodium, but that's precisely what some customers might enjoy about this.

Kungfu Paradise is the no-pork sister outlet of Paradise Dynasty and Paradise Inn, all from Singapore; unlike its siblings, it dabbles in Western-inspired fare such as this "Kungfu Bumger" _ a sandwich of chicken thigh with kung pao sauce (about RM8).

Salted egg custard buns (about RM10). There are better versions elsewhere with creamier, less artificial-tasting fillings, but they're probably pricier.

Kungfu Disciple Frappe, creatively blended with both peanuts and pineapple (!!!), alongside Kungfu Stylo Coffee, made with Arabica and Robusta beans.

Also worth checking out at this mall: a kiosk by cookie-maker Finest Bake.

Choices include cube-like pastries laced with everything from green tea to black tea ...

... as well as boxes of traditional cookies _ the perfect present for a mother-in-law.

The pastries we tried tasted reminiscent of pineapple tarts. Not bad at all.

As mentioned before, Paradigm Mall has barely a handful of booze-serving outlets ...

... so thank God for TGI Friday's margaritas, even though they're too sweet.

Kungfu Paradise,
Level Two, Paradigm Mall.
Finest Bake,
Lower Ground, Paradigm Mall.
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23 comments:

  1. LOL is it really called Kungfu BUMger?

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    1. Baby sumo: heheh, yep, it's not a typo. All their burgers here are listed as bumgers on the menu (though I have no clue why) :D

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  2. How does d Bumger tastes lar? :p

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    1. Ulric: the thigh was juicy, but the sauce was a bit too mayonnaise-ketchupy :D

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  3. eh,what's with this whole paradigm mall issue that is floating out and about?

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    1. Michelle: oh, it's a mistake that the mall's facebook page moderator made while replying to someone who was commenting/complaining. but it doesn't have anything to do with the f&b outlets here =)

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  4. Where exactly is paradigm mall?? Never heard of it before! :P I'm terribly out-dated now....

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    1. Vien: it's at kelana jaya, facing the LDP highway that connects damansara with puchong. quite a convenient location for folks who live in PJ :D

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  5. paradise bumger! sounds cute. i wouldn't mind a try since its chicken thigh. breast meat is too rough and tasteless for my preference.

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    1. Missyblurkit: oh yeah, i agree that thigh meat works best for burgers! :D

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  6. This new mall is so near my home n I havent even stepped in once! =_=

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    1. J: i hope you like the place! it's quite nice actually. parking seems very easy, the layout of the mall is clean and convenient, and there are plenty of decent eateries. and there'll be a GSC opening soon :D

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  7. We love the pineapple tart from Top Cookies, we always buy that. :P

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    1. CK: ooh, i've never noticed them before now! not sure where else to buy them :D

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  8. im more interested in the cubed pastries :) with black tea flavour somemore

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    1. Fish: there are free samples that they give out at the stall here to potential customers! :D

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  9. the baked rice dun look too good..does it taste good?

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    1. Cindy: it's quite fluffy and creamy at the same time, and served hot and fresh. i think customers who enjoy cheese-baked rice would enjoy it :D

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  10. 3 sausages :)
    I went there once and I tried the Italanies and the Tong Pak Fu..
    the place very happenning . lots of ppl and many shops already open... not like tropicana city mall and SS2 mall

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    1. Simple Person: heheh, yeah, they're quite generous with the sausages :D ya, i definitely prefer paradigm compared to tropicana and sstwo mall. it's brighter and the restaurants are nicer here =)

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  11. hi .. may i know,does this kungfu paradise provides dim sum..? n may i know,does this rest halal..? ^^

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    1. Fadh: hi, the restaurant doesn't serve pork or alcohol. unfortunately, i think it doesn't serve dim sum =)

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  12. hi ,does the tomato suits well with the rice? looks tasty..

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