Monday, July 23, 2012

Tedboy Bakery @ Bangsar

When parental pride and a passion for pastries collide, the offspring is Tedboy Bakery, reputedly owned by a bread-loving couple who named this Telawi cafe after their son. 

Tedboy is a welcome, wholesome entry to Bangsar, loaded with loaves and cakes that customers can take back or nibble here while sipping on coffee and health juices.

Sandwiches made to order are a highlight: for a light lunch, there's no challenging the convenience _ or the crave-worthiness _ of a croissant brimming with succulent Norwegian salmon, sweet slices of mango and cream.

Time for tuna, slathered thickly and warmly on sourdough and topped with chopped celery, tomatoes, peppers and cheddar. Tedboy's owners supposedly operate by the motto that whatever they offer here is what they'd feed their child; we think Ted could someday be the envy of his classmates for the food he'll bring from home for his school lunches.

Cranberry-apricot bread, fluffy and fruity, alongside a baked-fresh-daily baguette, full of grainy goodness, nicely chewy and nearly nutty. Sure, these might not be stunningly spectacular, but would we consider them sufficiently satisfactory? Sure. 

Tiny treats: mini croissant and custard-filled bun. Tedboy is starting out small with this simple Telawi set-up; it's tough to predict whether it'll mature into a major player, but for now, Bangsar's littlest baby is showing minimal teething problems.

Tedboy sits beside 7-11, less than a 10-second stroll from Bangsar Village II's entrance near Delicious. Prices are OK for this neighborhood; the stash above cost around RM50. 

Tedboy Bakery,
10, Jalan Telawi 4, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2202-1312
Open 8am through at least 9pm daily.
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38 comments:

  1. the salmon and mango cream sandwiches is too good for a lunch..if it is near my work place I will definitely head to Tedboy for it...

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    1. Cindy: it's a nice sandwich that you can pack and put in a bag and eat whenever convenient :D yep, i wish tedboy was near my workplace too! =)

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  2. oo, very promising. I'm always delighted when something new opens in Bangsar to keep it alive

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    1. Footfringe: oh yeah, i think telawi is evolving back in the right direction ... more food and nice cafes, and much fewer dodgy watering holes :D

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  3. It is too far for lunch, I think only can visit during weekend for breakfast.

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    1. CK: that's a good idea. this place only has a few tables, so it might be too crowded for lunch or tea =)

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  4. i went in and came out.. there's just too many same thing sprouting everywhere and the price is higher than another.. *sigh*.. guess i'll have to stick to cheap ole "chap fan" (economy rice).. ;p

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    1. Whoisnell: true, there are cheaper sandwiches and bread elsewhere, though i think prices are still not unreasonable. but yeah, rice can be tasty too, heh =)

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  5. Looks like the healthiest you've eaten in a long time Sean! :P Nice shots!

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    1. Ciki: thanks! but hmmm, not sure about healthy lah. so much carbs and starch and butter in this meal, heh =)

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  6. the sandwiches really look so fresh. Especially the one with salmon! *Drools...

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    1. Melissa: oh yeah, i had to wait about 10 minutes for the sandwiches to be prepared, but they were worth the wait =)

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  7. gawd, how is it that this is just down the road from my office and I dont know abt it, whereas you, who are in the CBD, knows? chis.

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    1. FBB: heh, what's that malay peribahasa ... kuman di seberang laut nampak, gajah di depan mata tak nampak. okie, okie, i know i'm interpreting the proverb wrongly, but ... :D

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  8. Think they bake everything from scratch daily so new things will be up the shelf as they come out of the oven.

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    1. Pat: sounds like a recipe for success! but yeah, everything i bought tasted fresh, especially and surprisingly the baguette :D

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  9. I wonder if they can tempt people away from the bread in Village Grocer...? Must go and give them a try!

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    1. YouHadYourLunch: i've actually never bought the bread from village grocer before, so i wouldn't be able to make a comparison, but if i'm in the bangsar village area and i feel like some bread, i'm gonna be heading here, heh =)

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  10. i always love salmon sandwiches, but have yet to try it with mango. what a fresh combination!

    ---ohfishiee

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    1. Fish: oh yeah, it's an interesting combination. and both the salmon and the mango were nice and juicy :D

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  11. Sandwiches look fab. The perfect lunch food.

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    1. The Yum List: yeps, they're not too heavy but they're tasty and satisfying! :D

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  12. I'm always around the area. Time to pop by for good breads.

    My mum used to bake her own wholemeal breads and buns for my school snacks since I was 8. Trust me, I didn't feel cool among my friends. -_-

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    1. Bangsar-Babe: oops, heheh, but i think your mom is totally cool that way, honestly! :D

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  13. another new choice of bakery....

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    1. Simple Person: heheh, i guess there are many of us out there who enjoy bread very much :D

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  14. great choice of bread i love bread. hmmm.. must look out... here only have bread history

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    1. Love2dine: ooh, i guess it's worth saving your appetite for only good bread! :D

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  15. I'm waiting for the day a Chinese family opens a shop and calls it something like Ah Boy Ted! That would be awesome. =D

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    1. Drops of Contentment: heheh, it would more likely be Ah Boy Chong or Ah Girl Chin, but yeah! :D

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  16. Oh! for croissants that cap our convenience-challenged cravings...
    Whether stunningly spectacular or sufficiently satisfactory, one bets they are supremely satiating... :D

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    1. Kenny: she sells sea shells on the sea shore :D

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  17. It's most likely a new cafe, am I right? Cause I don't remember seeing this cafe the last time I went there.

    Croissants, it's my favorite as it can be doubled up as a butter-flavored sandwich. Did you see any sour doughs there?

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    1. Waverly: oh yeah, it opened this past weekend =) I haven't had many croissant sandwiches, cos I like 'em plain, but maybe I should reconsider my preferences, heh. And oh yeah, there's sourdough aplenty here! :D

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  18. Time for me to hop in soon! BREADS!!! yay!!

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    1. Rebecca: hope the breads here satisfy you! :D

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  19. and they have a logo marking on their loafs? that's cute!

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    1. Eiling: heheh, their stamp of approval! :D

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