Sunday, April 16, 2017

Fenix Chinese Restaurant @ KL Gateway Mall

Gohtong Jaya's well-respected Loong Kee restaurant has opened its first outpost in KL: Fenix is a worthwhile entry in a city with no shortage of Chinese eateries. The clams are excellent - fresh, large & tender - boiled in a beautifully sweet, garlicky & peppery broth. One of the Bangsar South neighbourhood's most delicious offerings for RM30; order it, absolutely.

Loong Kee is noted for its expert treatment of everything from fish to meat, noodles to vegetables - that same reassuring sense of being safe in experienced hands shines at Fenix, evidenced by smooth, fleshy grass carp steamed with soy sauce (RM27.50 for 500 grams) to chicken loaded with Bentong ginger (RM25), sang mee topped with plenty of crispy pork belly for a tasty lunch (RM19.80) to Bukit Tinggi-cultivated greens that might be the loveliest vegetables we've had in 2017 (RM15).

Fenix Chinese Restaurant
LG1.02, KL Gateway Mall, Jalan Kerinchi, Kampung Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 03-7931-3889

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14 comments:

  1. Certainly not the regular dishes one would get at the Chinese restaurants here. I sure would love to try.

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    1. Suituapui: yeah, there's definitely enough here to come for a couple of interesting and satisfying meals ;)

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  2. I wonder what you call those vegetables...I don't think I've seen it before. Crispy pork belly noodles sound nice :)

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    1. Contact.ewew: there was a Chinese name for the vegetables but I can't recall it right now ;) the veggie was excellent - very tender and naturally sweet ;)

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  3. There are so many malls these days that I have lost track! The crispy pork belly with noodles look very tempting and that's what I would probably order.

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    1. Phong Hong: that's true, I hadn't heard of KL gateway mall until recently ;) yeah I couldn't resist ordering that dish when I saw it listed on the menu ;)

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  4. Today I just saw some villas called Fenix in my hometown. Hehe.
    The clams are big and succulent, yummm.

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    1. CK: haha, not the same Fenix, I guess! ;)

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  5. I have been passing this new mall very often and wondered how to turn into the entrance. I will go there soon and makan at this place!

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    1. Twilight Man: yeah, the uber driver had trouble finding the entrance to this mall too!

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  6. Oh, another new mall, how's the tenancy?

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    1. Choi Yen: I didn't really explore the mall, but it looks like a fair number of shops are open ;)

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  7. The US, USA or the United States of America is a huge country. It is located along the northern American region. Phoenix Chinese Restaurant

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  8. The space itself is great. The bar and restaurant occupies two levels, with a great balcony looking out over the city. At venues in Chicago I had a great time people watching, especially since it was close to festive season.

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