Saturday, March 21, 2015

2015 New Menu: Boat Noodle @ Empire Damansara, Publika & More

Boat Noodle pioneered the Klang Valley's hottest gastronomic phenomenon of 2014, unleashing a wave of the now-familiar bowls of flavourful Bangkok-inspired noodles. This month, Boat Noodle introduces its latest initiative to make another big splash for 2015, with a wide-ranging new menu of many more Thai temptations, now available at all Boat Noodle branches.

Start with a series of cheerful snacks, like the playfully named 'Thai Popeye's Tempura' (RM6.90), a striking presentation of fresh spinach leaves in crisp, light batter, coupled with a piquant dip, shipped to the table in a beautiful vessel. Fun finger food.

Vibrant colours, vivacious flavours & vivid textures come together in the Thai fruit salad (RM6.90), a medley of grapes, corn, cherry tomatoes & nuts - refreshingly sweet & surprisingly spicy, rounded with a crunchy bite.

Yum Mama (RM8.50) - the memorable name refers to the Thai-brand instant noodles, which form the soft-&-curly foundation for this easy-to-enjoy salad interspersed with slices of chicken sausage, crab stick & leaves.

Alternatively, try the Yum Woon Sen (RM13), a glass noodle salad for seafood fans, awash with bouncy shrimp & crab sticks.

Yum Meatball (RM8.90) is - as its name implies - ideal for devotees of meatballs, a recipe Boat Noodle has perfected.

Some fine-tuning is needed for Boat Noodle's Sangkaya though - the coconut jam for this batch was a bit watery; still, it featured a pleasant flavour to partner with the thick Hainanese-style bread. The use of the steamer is a notable flourish.

Single-plate meals are now also available - soul food that ranges from a simple but satisfying omelette with savoury sauce ...

... to the very comforting combo of rice with tender minced chicken, runny fried egg & aromatic basil (RM11.90).

The beverage list has expanded too; we love the cooling respite of the creamy ice-blended green tea & blended coconut (RM8.90). And there's still more on the new food & drinks selection to try - grilled beef balls to chicken wings to iced coffee.

We're happy to have Boat Noodle as a featured outlet on the Eat Drink KL mobile app. Customers can use the app to enjoy a 6 percent discount off their receipt at Boat Noodle, everyday, all day long. For every transaction made through the app, EDKL will be channelling 20 sen contributed by Boat Noodle to a charity of the month (the Dignity For Children foundation in March).

Boat Noodle
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  1. What a nice nautical name and theme. The presentations are lovely. :)

    1. Linda: glad you like all the key components of boat noodle! :)

  2. Yum Meatballs and the salads for me please! :D

    1. Rebecca: ya, it was a pleasant surprise to see the emphasis on salads here :)

  3. I prefer all these than the boat noodles themselves, hehe.

    1. CK: i think you'll enjoy Popeye's Tempura and also the rice with minced chicken and egg! :D

  4. I still haven't tried Boat noodles yet.. ah so outdated!

    1. Baby Sumo: you can check out the one at ikon connaught maybe .. that could be the branch nearest to you :)