Saturday, June 21, 2014

Wondermama X @ Avenue K

Wonders never cease: Wondermama has opened a new outpost named 'Wondermama X' in Avenue K this week, bringing its inimitable infusion of East-West flourishes into Kuala Lumpur's city centre.

Wondermama X looks distinctively different compared to Wondermama's original outlet in Bangsar Village; this branch seems more slickly lighted & sleekly outfitted with a polished flair. A well-crafted match for the heavily hyped rejuvenation of Avenue K.

Tinted glass shutters supply both a deftly designed window into the kitchen & a colourfully nostalgic component that completely & compellingly complements Wondermama X's concept. From floor to wall & ceiling, it seems constructed for the Instagram era.

Comfort food prevails here; WM's beloved 'salad' of cubed potatoes, fried chicken, tomatoes & veggies would work well even as a main course. RM17 before taxes.

Similar to Wondermama, Wondermama X is serious about its nasi lemak; expect all the variations here of moist, satisfyingly fragrant rice partnered not only with the perfect accompaniments of sambal petai udang, kangkung, peanuts, hard-boiled egg & ikan bilis, but also options like soft-shell crab, salmon, or chicken karaage, deep-fried the Japanese way.

WM-style aglio olio, a lovely illustration of Wondermama's cross-continental cuisine, with fried chicken, squid, dried shrimp, chilli flakes, daun kesum, garlic & olive oil.

Piece of cake: Chocolate & cempedak, a collaboration that's surprisingly successful, sure to be a crowd-pleasing recipe.

Green tea with organic soy, a nutritious partnership that might placate our city's increasingly figure-obsessed office workers.

Wondermama X's menu is nevertheless a teeny-weeny bit less extensive compared to what's offered at the Bangsar branch ... 

... which exclusively serves several extra scrumptious specialities such as this creamy kangkung baked in foil, backed up by a one-of-a-kind mix of ikan bilis & beef bacon ...

... plus the now-renowned mini naan pizzas, crowned with the likes of otak-otak, red goji beans, cheese, boiled eggs & leaves (not available so far at Avenue K's Wondermama X).

Wondermama X @ Avenue K 

Wondermama X @ Avenue K

 Wondermama X @ Avenue K

Wondermama X @ Avenue K
Ground Floor, Avenue K, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur


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18 comments:

  1. Interesting. I have never seen anything like this before!

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    1. Linda: it's quite unique in its own way :)

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  2. Why X? Not X-rated, obviously! Hehehehehehe!!!!

    Eyewwww...I'd pass on that cempedak cake - fine with all the rest.Looks great!

    The place looks like some kind of workshop...and the tables and stools remind of the science labs in school during my days.

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    1. Suituapui: X marks the spot! :) I'm usually not a cempedak fan, but this was a good one, I think :) and yeah, you're right, that was the way we used to be placed in our bio lab classes, heh :)

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    2. Kelvin: haha, i'm trying not to think about it, since i've repressed most of the memories :)

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  3. city's increasingly figure-obsessed office workers - hahaha all that eatclean lunchboxes and healthy overnight oats thing got your attn too huh?

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    1. Rebecca: heheh, well, i have meal companions who are doing everything from cutting out carbs completely to cutting out cocktails completely :)

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  4. wow, that aglio olio looks good, i am a huge fan of that dish!

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    1. Ken: oh yeah, it's one of the pasta preparations with a lot of admirers ... And Wondermama certainly does a satisfying version with an Asian twist! :)

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  5. Finally they open! Haha.
    I saw petai! I want to try that nasi lemak. :D

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    1. CK: haha, ya lor, a couple of days later than expected :) that's one of the most satisfying nasi lemak i've had in the last few months. the sambal petai udang is unexpectedly tasty! :D

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    2. Must go and try that one day!

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    3. CK: hope you like it! (you can also have it at their bangsar village branch) :)

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  6. The green tea looks good, Sean :)

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    1. Raymond: it's quite thick and creamy :)

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  7. Didn't know it's open for weeks d until my friend share me this link for buka puasa option later. Glad that they finally have branch at city center!

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    1. Jean: hope you manage to visit them and enjoy the place :)

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