Sunday, July 22, 2012

Steam Room @ Mont Kiara


Steaming up 1 Mont Kiara Mall, this eatery serves Chinese food that tastes wholesome and seems healthy. We like!


True to Steam Room's name, steamed recipes pepper the menu, including a bunch of broths like this delicious double steamed soup with pork ribs and yellow cucumber.


Double steamed soup with chicken and herbs in whole coconut. Banish fears of MSG; we suffered no food flavoring-induced thirst whatsoever after this hearty meal.


Steamed egg with salted egg and minced pork. A home-cooked feel is evident here.


Pork ribs with plum sauce. Bony; this might be the one dish we wouldn't recommend.


Steamed glutinous rice with whole abalone, pork, chicken and waxed sausages. Reassuringly free from the greasiness that often plagues "lor mai kai" elsewhere.


Steamed prawn dumplings. Decent dim sum; won't wow anyone, but should satisfy.


Steamed rice with assorted waxed sausages. Good enough? Yep.


Chilled HK kailan with ice and wasabi. The most fiber we've had in one meal in ages.


Steam Room serves no booze, but customers can hop downstairs to the supermarket to purchase some. Corkage is RM30; no wine glasses are available though.

Steam Room,
1 Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.
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30 comments:

  1. Haven't really their dishes. I'd usually go for the noodles and dim sum which are quite alright.

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    1. Chong: ah, ok, I guess this is a solid stop for basic fare. I don't think I'd return anytime soon, but yeah, the food was satisfactory enough to leave a mildly positive impression =)

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  2. Good option for a chinese meal around that area!

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    1. Rebecca: oooh, true, there are only a handful of nice chinese restaurants that serve dim sum and full-on porky chinese dishes in mont kiara, i think =)

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  3. I love the look of the broth in the coconut shell - and I must say you have good taste in wine, I like the Oyster Bay sav blanc too :-)

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    1. The Yum List: oh yeah, i might not be a major fan of coconuts, but it was a nice touch for this soup :D heheh, thanks, it was actually a random choice for the wine, just something we picked up from the supermarket =)

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    2. The wine was not a random choice! I picked it. It's one of my favourites. :)

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    3. Footfringe: oops! your choice is most commendable, heheh :D

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  4. For a second, I thought you are reviewing a sauna place!

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    1. Michelle: heheh, maybe someday i will! :D

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  5. Herbal soup in coconut, that's kinda weird :') The food looks really nice !

    xox, c
    http://carolyntay.blogspot.com/

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    1. Carolyn: ya, but it's a nice soup, with nice, complex flavors. the food here definitely is satisfactory =)

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  6. there's a nearer to town option. Steam Room at Viva Home Jln Loke Yew if for lunch or those who live around that area.

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    1. Jeffrey: ooh, thanks. i think there might be another branch at sunway giza in kota damansara too, but i haven't been to that one =)

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  7. it looks so irresistable!

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    1. Love2dine: a good dinner =)

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  8. Ha ha before clicking the link I thought it was like a concept restaurant where you eat in a steam-bath kind of environment :P

    Food looks good! First time I've seen kailan being served "on the rocks" though ...

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    1. Timing: heheh, that would be an interesting concept restaurant. wish we had more concept restaurants in KL! but ya, i guess the 'steam' in this place is all about the soups. that kailan might be a specialty dish here =)

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  9. chilled kailan?sound interesting but not with wasabi please...

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    1. Cindy: heheh, the wasabi adds an extra zing! :D

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  10. Chilled HK kailan with ice and wasabi? Something new to me. Mayb one day I can try it at home =)

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    1. Melissa: let me know if it works out well, ya :D

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  11. I think the coconut with chicken herb soup should be very nice & nutrition

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    1. Simple Person: yeah, it's a good soup for anyone who might feel a little sick, i think (but still tasty even if you're feeling healthy) :D

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  12. One would have imagined a place named Steam Room might provide hunky waiters clad only in skimpy towels... *chuckles*

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    1. Kenny: i wish you sweet dreams tonight of such a room! :D

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  13. and there's a mall called 1 Mont Kiara? Gosh I must have been living in another part of the world. Haven't heard of it at all!

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    1. Eiling: oh, it's just opposite the road from plaza mont kiara. it has a tony roma's and an overtime and a few other eateries, but it's probably not worth heading there unless you're already nearby =)

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  14. another one?! FAINT! :P

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    1. Ciki: the more the merrier! :D

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