Saturday, November 3, 2012

Living Food Bistro @ Menara Tan & Tan

Living Food: Round Four. Earlier entries: Jan. 5, Jan. 19 & Oct. 24.

One of Living Food's most impressive traits: tackling both Western & Asian cuisine while ensuring its recipes remain relatively healthy. Pursuers of plump prawns can choose between Italian-inspired whole-wheat penne with pesto sauce & grana padano cheese ...

... or Borneo-birthed Sarawak laksa, brimming with black rice noodles in herb-spiced soup & belacan-free miso sambal.

Better than many burgers: house-made turkey patty, chunky & coarsely juicy, sandwiched with nut cheese between wholewheat bread.

Sure, there are salads: Living Food's house one comprises organic hearts of romaine & tomatoes with an herb nut cream dressing.

Tex-Mex with a twist: high-fiber corn-flax tortilla, filled with guacamole & sprouts.

Living Food's take on pizza: crunchy-creamy, tomato-topped flax seed flat bread.

Living Food serves elixirs & smoothies, some fairly foul-tasting. There's one featuring leafy greens, cilantro, ginger, turmeric, lemon & prunes, another with carrots, tomatoes, miso & basil, and yet another with passion fruit, pineapples & L-Arginine.

Living Food Bistro,
Menara Tan & Tan, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2181-2778
Weekdays 8am-6pm, Saturdays 9am-5pm

22 comments:

  1. Healthy eating? Sarawak laksa is definitely not healthy...or perhaps, that's why it looks...different - maybe their healthy version of it?

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    1. Suituapui: oh yeah, supposed to be something of a healthier rendition of Sarawak laksa. I'll trust them on that, heh :D

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    2. LivingFood Borneo laksa is made from scratch, NO msg, NO preservatives, NO coconut milk etc but remains tasty. In place you get herbs, spices, fresh almond milk and of course in house special healthy sambal. come round to find out how sambal is healthy !

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    3. Tag: thanks for the info on that. oh yeah, it definitely tasted fresh and flavorsome =)

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    4. You can definitely make healthy Sarawak Laksa, I do it all the time. Incidentally I also omit belacan in my sambal too, and generally use brown rice vermicelli.

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    5. Kelly: thanks for the tips! yeah, i guess most of us don't associate sarawak laksa with healthy cuisine, but you guys prove that it's definitely possible =)

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  2. I woukd try the Sarawak Laksa ! .. I heard a few blocks away, the G-Tower also packed with a few Makan Place !

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    1. Wong: the sarawak laksa is not bad! And ya, there's also a Japanese restaurant and a beer place and other outlets nearby at g-tower :D

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  3. Wow...a nice selection of healthy and delicious food...but I will skip the foul-tasting elixirs n smoothies...hehe =)

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    1. Ulric: heheh, yeah, there's something for everyone as far as the food is concerned. but ya, the combination of leafy greens, ginger & turmeric, as well as carrots, tomatoes & miso in the juices tasted rather disgusting. had to force myself to drink them :D

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  4. wah the prawn penne looks good..
    make me craving pasta for today lunch.. :)

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    1. Simple Person: hope you managed to have a good lunch. i almost had penne again today, but ended up eating something else instead :D

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  5. Healthiest looking "pizza" ever! ;P

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    1. Baby Sumo: heheh, guilt-free pizza (though i must confess, i've been eyeing pizza hut's current seven-cheese pizza promotion!) :D

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  6. The elixirs look vivid! I assume it taste just as it looks? Hehehe love the green one. Will check it out...

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    1. Missyblurkit: they taste very, ermm, natural. and unsweetened, heh. not my cup of tea, but i guess the health benefits are what's important, not the flavor, heh :D

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  7. woah... all the dishes looked so colourful and a little messy. The last picture looks like a living room! haha

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    1. Eiling: heheh, i guess the points for presentation might not really be high :D but ya, there's a corner of the restaurant where customers can just lounge and feel at home :D

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  8. that plate of penne with pesto sauce and plump prawns looks delicious.

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    1. Melissa: i'm usually not a penne fan, but i definitely wanted to try that one :D

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  9. there's a number of recent additions incl shepards pie, organic jade perch cerviche, lentil-hemp seed soup etc

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    1. Tag: thanks, the ceviche and soup sound tempting :D

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