Thursday, October 18, 2012

MIGF & Molecular Cocktails: Circus @ Pavilion

Returning to Circus, this time to try its MIGF menu & "molecular cocktails."
Earlier entries on Circus: Sept. 13 and Sept. 30.

Circus' amuse bouche of bread stick & beef is the most savory of them all: grissini wrapped with bresaola & sprinkled with parmesan cheese.

Most items on this MIGF menu come from Circus' a la carte selection, but that's fine, since Circus is new. And we welcome all opportunities to munch on the moist, meaty chili crab cake.

Crispy wild mushroom risotto, providing an enjoyable textural contrast to regular risotto, thanks to its crunchy-charred coating.

Tangy-icy lime granite, the perfect palate-cleanser.

Wagyu tenderloin with potato mash. Having the MIGF menu makes economic sense; it costs RM168++, only a little higher than this tenderloin's a la carte price. Not sure how much larger the a la carte portion looks, but this MIGF sampler is fairly hefty.

Lavender creme brulee to wrap up the courses. Pleasant, with a distinctly different flavor.

Circus also has fun "molecular cocktails," comprising components like sauvignon blanc foam & mint-flavored ice cubes. Try the dessert-like "Jelly" cocktails: 21st-Century Tommy's Margarita (jellied tequila with agave nectar & lime, amuse bouche-style) ...

...  and Jelly Bramble (gim, creme de cassis, lemon & sugar, jellied & served double-tiered).

Naturally, there are traditional servings of wine and more too, sufficient to spark memory loss.

What happened next? It remains a confusing blank.

Circus,
Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
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34 comments:

  1. As soon as I saw this, I thought “great menu for me” And you are one classy guy too!

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    1. Cquek: thanks (I think)! :D Quite enjoyed the menu here. Food prepared with imagination and skill =)

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  2. Too bad their MIGF menu doesn't have veal :(

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    1. Ulric: oh yeah, true, you remembered! so much veal on their a la carte menu =)

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    2. Unforgettable veal...I gotta visit them just for d veal...haha =)

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    3. Ulric: hope u enjoy it! =)

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  3. Was having the MIGF menu at Circus for lunch today. Totally enjoyed the risotto and wagyu!

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    1. Missyblurkit: i wouldn't mind having the wagyu again! :D

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  4. Slurpssss!!! Food looks exquisite.

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    1. Suituapui: a meal to remember! :D

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  5. Oooh, look at those fun cocktails!

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    1. The Yum List: having booze in jelly form is nearly as fun as the usual liquid way! :D

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  6. I wold so love to try those molecular cocktails!

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    1. Squishy Monster: hope you get the opportunity sometime soon :D

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  7. Impressive menu. Shall check it out one of these day during lunch time =D

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    1. Smitten By Food: it might be a nice place to stop by for a couple of courses in the afternoon =)

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  8. oh my, that wagyu tenderloin! I wonder when will people start putting it on a stick to make a glorified satey

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    1. KY: heheh, that could be quite a tasty satay! and i would even dip it in a bit of peanut sauce :D

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  9. Their food is very nicely presented, definitely can dine in style here.

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    1. Baby Sumo: oh yeah, kudos to the chef! =)

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  10. Impressive food art ! Very photogenic and you get to taste it, that's even cooler !!!!

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    1. Wong: yups, a treat for both the eyes and the taste buds :D

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  11. Got to visit for the veal & molecular cocktails!

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    1. TNG: the molecular cocktails sometimes run out at night, so it's best to go there in the evening, i think =)

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  12. The creme brulee looks nice..
    Sure it will sweeten my days.. :)

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    1. Simple Person: heh, i hope you have a sweet weekend, maybe with some creme brulee :D

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  13. Mmmm.. you didn't talk about the pairing.

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    1. Ciki: heheh, too tipsy, so it was all good :D

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    2. the pairing was GOOD then! hahah :D

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    3. Ciki: satisfactory! :D

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  14. BUT.. great shots! LOL

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    1. Eiling: a hip hangout, especially at night! :D

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