Sunday, October 14, 2012

Alessio @ Solaris Dutamas

A comfortable and cheerful entry into Solaris Dutamas this month, Alessio strives to serve something satisfactory from morning through nightfall.

After the sun rises: the Croque Madame, featuring Alessio's own-baked wholemeal country loaf topped with a sunny-side-up (sure, feel free to request it runnier), smoked turkey ham and melted three cheeses.

Also brilliant for breakfast/brunch: a rustic sausage platter of duck, lamb and chicken options, made fragrant and creamy with basil and parmesan fillings.

Time for lunch, but here's where Alessio might be facing teething troubles. The menu describes this as tagliatelle with grilled portobello mushrooms and black truffle cream sauce. What emerges: spaghetti with a sauce that's earthy but entirely lacks the signature scent of truffles.

Dark chocolate cake with vanilla gelato for tea. Not bad, but not a knockout.

Dinner: chicken involtini, tender and tasty, thanks to an apricot-chestnut-duck bacon stuffing.

Bar snacks for supper: potato crisps, almonds toasted in sea salt and olive oil, as well as U.S. Yukon Gold french fries.

Wake up with a Musetti organic iced toasted hazelnut latte, then wrap up the night with a strawberry-lychee margarita.

All in all, Alessio won't rank as Solaris' top outlet, but it's nonetheless a worthwhile stop here.



Alessio,
A2-G2-09, Solaris Dutamas (beside Yamagoya Ramen), Kuala Lumpur.
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43 comments:

  1. No wonder you are going back to Solaris, it has little Gems like these !

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    1. Wong: solaris dutamas is one of my favorite places for eating, yeah :D

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  2. Hmmm...I'll probably have some ramen next door and then head over here for the bar snacks. They do look enticing.

    Will try the food when the teething issues are sorted out.

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    1. Missyblurkit: yeah, the almonds are addictive, heh :D hopefully the full menu will be available here at alessio soon. there'll be stone-oven pizzas later on =)

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  3. Yummmm!!!! The first two food pics would be enough to get me going there... Slurpssss!!!!

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    1. Suituapui: egg on toasted bread with cheese is a great combination! :D

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  4. We were at Solaris Dutamas yesterday, went to the little red market. :P

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    1. CK: heheh, hope you managed to find some interesting products at the market! :D

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  5. duck sausage? i've never seen that before!

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    1. KY: it has a nice ducky flavor :D

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  6. hey this place looks very charming. I like the Marilyn pillows and the way they use the glass to make this place looks more spacious and open! Nice!

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    1. Eiling: yeah, you're right, the cushion pillows of marilyn (and elizabeth taylor, i think) are very eye-catching. and there's a nice, peaceful view at the back overlooking the mont kiara houses =)

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  7. With Publika across the highway, I almost forgot this place exists. Might be worth another visit by the looks of your pics.

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    1. The Yum List: it's actually in the same big complex as publika. this outlet is just a one-minute walk from, say, the red beanbag :D

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  8. duck sausage for me and they make their own bread? Awesome! :)

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    1. TNG: you might enjoy the lamb sausage too :D and they have a fair range of bread that they use to make various sandwiches =)

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  9. I think I came in at the wrong time (just before I have my lunch).
    I am drooling looking at pic.3,4,5,6! @_@

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    1. Melissa: i like the chicken involtini in pic 6. it's very juicy and flavorful :D

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  10. I'd be upset if it wasn't truffle sauce. But the chicken involtini sure looks inviting.

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    1. Bangsar-Babe: yeah, it was still an OK pasta, definitely delicious, but a true truffle sauce would have made it better, i think. no complaints about the chicken involtini though :D

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  11. the sausage looks really good..
    and the chicken really make hungry.. nice

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    1. Simple Person: i guess you enjoy the meaty dishes! :D

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  12. i do like what im seeing here, been passing by this place countless time since opening, im guessing its time to give it a try!

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    1. AugustDiners: you're pretty fortunate, surrounded by nice cafes all around you! ya, this one is a pleasant place, worth a visit, i think =)

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  13. Looks like one of the finer places I’ve seen.

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    1. Cquek: it's a nice place to hang out for an hour or two =)

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  14. I was just about to say, the egg yolk could have been runnier ;P

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    1. Baby sumo: maybe the chef likes his/her yolks a little less runny, heheh =)

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  15. am eyeing at the sausage platter :) looks awesome. is alessio a new eatery at publika?

    Latest: Best of Coffee and Bruschetta

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    1. Fish: oh yeah, it's a good sausage platter, even though it lacks pork :D ya, this opened this month =)

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  16. How is the price range? Looking for a new place for a hearty breakfast;)

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    1. Choi Yen: quite reasonable. a good breakfast dish here will definitely cost below RM25 =)

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  17. Sounds like a great chill out place.. will try

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    1. Robert: hope you enjoy it =)

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  18. The Publika area seems to have quite a number of such places! Duck sausages sound good :-)

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    1. Pureglutton: yeah, this might be the No. 1 complex for cafe options! and i like duck sausages, tastier than chicken, heh :D

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  19. is this place halal? I mean i know they serve alcohol, but do they serve pork?

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    1. Dinasti: nope, no pork served here =)

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  20. I have tried some pizza and they very nice. The pizza crust is crispy.

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  21. The Apricot & Chesnut Chicken Involtini is unique.

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  22. Great food and ambience ....but the management really need to grin up their staff as services are not up to the standard with such a great dining place....

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  23. * train instead of grin

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  24. Been there, like the duck confit very much, must try!!

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