Saturday, December 20, 2014

Crazy Kopitiam @ Kota Damansara, Gastronomy Inc @ Bukit Jalil & Broadbean @ Aman Suria

Mad about murals? You might go ga-ga over the walls at Kota Damansara's new Crazy Kopitiam.

This colourful contemporary coffee shop serves carb-heavy specialities - porridge, chicken rice, tomyam fried rice.

We're on a bit of a nasi lemak binge for this post: Crazy Kopitiam's rendition (RM7.40) is competent without being compelling.

Next up in our nasi lemak hunt: Gastronomy Inc at Bukit Jalil's Wisma Scope International.

Gastronomy Inc offers a sufficiently pleasant nasi lemak experience (RM13.80, with a whole fried chicken leg), alongside yong tau foo that customers can mix & match with noodles - we had our perennial favourites of brinjal, bitter gourd & lady's finger.

Third & final stop for nasi lemak: Broadbean, a cafe with both Eastern & Western dishes at Aman Suria.

At Broadbean, customers can choose either cockle rendang, chicken rendang, ayam goreng rempah, beef rendang, sambal prawn or sambal squid to accompany their nasi lemak (RM10); we would have chosen cockles, but that was unavailable when we visited, so we settled for chicken.

Broadbean does a decent sambal prawn spaghetti (fusion fun at a fair RM10) that can be followed by pour-over coffee (RM8).

 Crazy Kopitiam
59-G, Jalan PJU 5/20, The Strand, Kota Damansara. Open 11am-12am daily.

 Gastronomy Inc
G-15, Wisma Scope International, Taman Teknologi Malaysia, Bukit Jalil. Mon-Fri, 11am-830pm; Sat, 11am-4pm

Broadbean Cafe
A-G-32A, Jalan PJU 1/43, Aman Suria, Petaling Jaya. Weekdays, 12pm-10pm; weekends, 10am-10pm (closed Wednesday)

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  1. this shop looks classic, nice sharing~ XD

    1. Happy walker: a nice twist on nostalgia :)

  2. Nice place, very nice pictures - I love the first one especially and the one with the nasi lemak. Food is definitely my cup of tea - I would enjoy everything here, I'm sure and prices are ok too.

    1. Suituapui: ya, this nasi lemak expedition could be ideal for you :)

  3. Nice and cheery decor here, Sean. :)

    1. Linda: glad you like the look :)

  4. Replies
    1. The Yum List: a clever touch for sure :D

  5. Ooooh very nice murals, and I like the nasi lemak from the first two places. Looks appetizing!

    1. Baby Sumo: yeah, i should have nasi lemak more often, heh :D

  6. Not too fond of the nasi lemak but wouldn't mind to try the playful sambal spaghetti :D

    1. Ken: it's a tasty asian/malaysian twist on spaghetti :)