Saturday, May 3, 2014

Mango Chili Thai Cafe @ Nexus, Bangsar South

A likeable new eatery that dishes out a hearty side helping of social consciousness to complement its tasty Thai temptations.

Mango Chili collaborates with the Dignity For Children Foundation to contribute meals to underprivileged kids each time customers eat here. It's a success so far, with estimates of more than 150 children fed on some days. This is set to be the first in a wider number of Mango Chili outlets in KL; the rest will support other communities through various charities & organisations.

Mango Chili's a Malaysian member of Bangkok's well-known COCA & Mango Tree F&B family; there's enough expertise here to create crowd-pleasing recipes like rice that's fried in green curry sauce for a special twist & served with slices of marinated beef.

The menu's extensive (soups, salads & spring rolls); highlights include chicken wings deliciously prepared with tom yam sauce ...

... & Pad Thai Ghai, stir-fried noodles with chicken in tamarind sauce. Prices are reasonable, similar to shopping mall outlets; plus, there's a nice offer of RM3 for all-you-can-eat jasmine rice for dine-in customers.

Tea & basic beverages are available, but nothing much stronger; Mango Chili is carving an image as a family-friendly venue.

Mango Chili
Ground Floor, Nexus, Bangsar South, Jalan Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur
Daily, 10am-10pm. Tel: 03-2242-3737

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14 comments:

  1. We saw this restaurant when we visited Third Waves, was wonder how's the food there, hehehe.

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    1. CK: heheh, the food is good, there's some nice imagination here, and the philosophy of the restaurant is very cool :)

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  2. You pulled everything together perfectly!

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    1. Cquek: thanks for the kind sentiments :)

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  3. Having a meal while not forgetting those in need, i'd love to support this place :)

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    1. Ken: hopefully Mango Chili will open a branch in penang sometime :)

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  4. Looks like a neat place, Sean! I love chicken wings. :)

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    1. Linda: it is, and yeah, i don't really order chicken wings very often, but am glad we did here :)

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  5. Gotta KIV this place! I love Thai!

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    1. Suituapui: hope you'll like this place, if you manage to check it out on your next trip to kl :)

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  6. sharing a meal with those less fortunate - that's so noble and tis outlet makes it easy - order a meal and you're partly doing your charitable share already - no need to visit orphanage and all!

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    1. Rebecca: ooo, i'm not too sure i'd phrase it that way, but yeah, this is a terrific initiative by mango chili :)

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  7. a cosy place to have some casual Thai food.

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    1. Melissa: ya, hopefully they'll try their best to satisfy customers with the food :)

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