Imbi Palace Group Rebranding Dinner at Grand Palace Restaurant, Pavilion KL

When I stepped into the Grand Palace Restaurant at Pavilion KL that night, indeed this chinese restaurant was lavishly decorated and there were many banquet tables setup with most of the guests already arrived. It makes me feels like I am attending wedding banquet dinner. Well, I also over heard the tables in front toast and shout “Yam Seng”. 

 Grand Palace Restaurant at Pavilion KL

The Imbi Palace Group was established in 2003 is one of the supreme Chinese cuisine companies in Malaysia, specializes in Cantonese food ranging from the 'live' seafood to HK Dim Sum to Cantonese porridge and noodles.

Ms. Jocelyn Lim, MC giving welcome note to all the guests 
Imbi Palace Group Rebranding Dinner at Grand Palace Restaurant, Pavilion KL

 Mr. Chin and Mr. Lum officiated the launch

Earlier this year in 2012, the outlet in Jalan Imbi was closed down in order to make way for development projects in the city. Being the 1st outlet where it started, it was then decided that they rebrand the image to the Imbi Palace Group in order to preserve the history and heritage in where it all began.

Today, the excellence of their food under the leadership of founder, Mr. Chin Hon Yin - a renowned chef from Hong Kong and the man behind Sheraton Towers (Singapore) who was awarded Best Chinese Cuisine for many years during his time there - and co-founder, Mr. Frances Lai, who possesses over 28 years of experience in the food supply industry.


Check the menu, wah superb! 
Abalone also Ada! Ho liao!

Dinner is served! 

Double Boiled Cordyceps Flower with Top Shell & Fish Maw RM 28
The first dish is always important, it is like first impression, right? First sip ahh… warm and soothing. Soup is always best for the soul. When all the ingredients combine and boiled together it produce an aromatic and sweetness in this clear soup.  

Chef skinned the Golden Crisy Peking Duck 

Peking Duck RM 70
Here comes the Peking Duck... quek quek quek my appetizer. Crispy Peking Duck skin eat together with Momo, the house made think pancakes, scallion, cucumber and specially prepared Hoisin sauce. The whole combination was quite additive, love the crispy duck skin and hoisin sauce. 

I was busy taking pictures and taking when this dish arrived. 
When I turned back only two skins left.
Duck come back don’t run away.

Pan Fried Stuff Fresh Scallop RM 14
This is one of the delicate and delicious dish, the Pan Fried Stuffed Scallops stuffed with banana prawns from the Gulf of Carpenteria. The scallops were fresh and flavourful. I finished it in two bites. 

the Pan Fried Stuffed Scallops if dip into this special sauce taste even better 

8 Treasures Truffle Chicken RM 80
When this dish was served on our table, hmmm… what is so special about this dish. It looks like roast chicken to me. According to the MC the dish nickname is Kuku Bird. Wait!!! After Ah Bok dissected this Kuku Bird, the treasures unveiled. Its actually hidden inside the chicken. Fuahhwahhh!!! what is that?

This 8 Treasures Truffles Chicken is stuffed with 8 types of Mushrooms and infused with Truffle sauce. The chicken meat is like roast chicken, the skin really crispy and the mushrooms inside was tasty and fragrant. The mushrooms are a little bit on the salty side, maybe it absorbed all the sauce and marinating ingredients.  

with Anna and this is my lucky number 038 

During the lucky draw session me, Isaac and together with three other won 
South African Dry Abalone voucher

BBQ Broiled Spanish Pork Ribs RM 158
Here come my favourite dish of the night. I think most guest think this dish is the best. Do think so? The BBQ Broiled Spanish Pork Ribs perfectly marinated with herbs and spices. I like the juicy and tender meat plus the way its marinated. 

Can’t get enough of this and I am coming back for this dish again with my family.  

This crisp salad is served together with the BBQ Broiled Spanish Pork Ribs

Braised South African Dried Abalone RM 88 (per piece at promotion price)
This succulent half Braised South African Dried Abalone served in thick broth with baby white cabbage. Do you like abalone? I know some can’t take because of the strong fishy smell. For me is ok once a while indulge.

Lan Zhou Style Dao Xiao Mian or Lan Zhou Knife Shaved Ramen
This is handmade noodles by the Chef. The Lan Zhou Knife Shaved Ramen is served in a Pickled Vegetable Soup. It is slightly spicy, I can taste the chinese five spices and also like Szechuan spices. The soup is quite appetizing.   

Braised La Mian with Shredded Duck Meat RM 18
Chef Xiao Chen demonstrated the La Mian making. Braised Noodle with Duck Meat, mushroom and vegetables. The restaurant is quite generous there were many duck meats, vegetable and mushrooms in it. The braised duck meat makes the noodle taste good and fragrant. However, this dish is a little bit oily but we still like it even though I am already quite full but I still finished my bowl of this la mian. 

Coconut Pudding RM 8
Soothing and chilled coconut pudding as dessert is perfect. I like it. 

Snow Skin Mooncake
We also have this snow skin lotus with salted egg yolk mooncake as our dessert. Not only that each of us get to take home 1 piece of Snow Skin Mooncake too. 

This is what happened when scrumptious food, superior ambience and crazy bunch of bloggers dine together... Glad to meet and dine with you all :) 

Imbi Palace Group has 4 outlets:-

The Grand Palace Restaurant at Pavilion KL
Business Hours Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 10.30pm
Sunday & Public Holiday 10:00am - 10:30pm
Reservations Tel: 03-2143 1128

The Jaya Palace Restaurant
Business Hours Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 3.30pm, 6:00pm - 10.30pm
Sunday & Public Holiday 10:00am - 3.30pm, 6:00pm - 10.30pm
Reservations Tel: 03-7968 2000

The Mutiara Palace Restaurant
Business Hours Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 3.30pm, 6:00pm - 10.30pm
Sunday & Public Holiday 10:00am - 3.30pm, 6:00pm - 10.30pm
Reservations Tel: 03-7726 7781

The Klang Palace Restaurant
Business Hours Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 10.30pm
Sunday & Public Holiday 10:00am - 10:30pm
Reservations Tel: 03-3341 1263 / 3342 1263

Imbi Palace Group Facebook Page

Imbi Palace Group Website

There will be a new outlet open next month at Setia City in Shah Alam with banquet facilities of over 250 tables. However there will be no pork dishes served at that new restaurant.

Thank to Imbi Palace Group for this satisfying and scrumptious dinner. That night I went back with full stomach and big smiles plus snapped many pictures during the dinner.

I will definitely come back for the Abalone, Spanish Ribs and Coconut Pudding…
till then YUMSSS

Happy Mid Autumn Festival 2012

Happy Mid Autumn Festival 2012
to all of you here ^_^

Celebrates this Mid Autumn Festival with lots of snow skin mooncakes (my favourite), colorful lanterns (children's favourite), delicious home cooked reunion dinner (everyone's favourite) and most important Family... 

Miss Sunshine :P

London Town comes to Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur

Lunch in London Town? UK? No, no… The London Town comes to Publika, Solaris for the convenient of all. London Town brings a little piece of Britain to Kuala Lumpur. This is an ideal place to have long lunch, the place is very relaxing, spacious and chill out with music, drinks and food.

Mr. Nima Naserbakht, London Town the restaurant owner

We managed to catch a short interview with Mr. Nima Naserbakht the restaurant owner. This restaurant new opened like about two months ago. He and his wife moved from London to Malaysia to venture into F&B business. Some of the dishes on the menu is very special and follow UK’s recipes.

London Town Fish & Chips RM 24.90
Large breaded dory fillet with tartar sauce mushy peas and large chips. This is London Town’s signature dish. I like the big portion of fish. The Deep Fried Fish is very crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. I like the special mushy peas. I don’t mind eating it just like that. 

London Town Special Fried Steak Role RM 29.90
Beef Top Loin Stuffed with Beef Bacon, Sauteed Mushrooms, Mozzarella and Side of Mash Potato. My friend tried this, the beef is a bit dry however the sauce is nice and creamy so it compliments steal role. I only ate the asparagus. 

Chicken Chop RM 17.90
Mash Potato, Broccoli and Mushroom Gravy. This is classic chicken chop, we had chicken breast. Is is quite big portion. It is healthier to take chicken breast meat than other parts.

Aglio Olio Penne RM 17.90
This is simple and light pasta. I would prefer more cheese because I am a cheese person.

London Town Special Burger RM 26.90
Double Beef Patty, Onion Ring, Sliced Cheese, Beef Bacon, Mushrooms. Here comes the big burger. Wah! the beef patty so thick some more it has double. This one really killer burger, took a few of us to finish it.

All Day English Breakfast RM 16.90
2 sunny Side Up/Scramble Eggs, 2 Beef Sausage, 1 Beef Bacon, Mushrooms, Beans, 2 Toasts, Coffee or Tea. Big portion breanfast. We all shared this breakfast. I like the mushrooms. 

 Royal Milkshake RM 15.90
Awesome but Sinful drink. What to do… once a while mush indulge. This milk shakes   Ferraro Rocher, Oreo and Snickers. 

Strawberry Milkshake RM 9.90
This is lovely and nice. Slightly sweet for me. I prefer the Royal milkshake.

Cappucino RM 8.50
After lunch I think I need a cup of coffee to keep me awake.

Café Latte RM 8.50

This restaurant does not serve alcohol drinks. However, customers are allowed to bring in their own liqueur or wine the restaurant will have a minimum corkage charge. 

London Town Menu 

London Town
D3-G3-1 Solaris Dutamas, Publika,
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel : 03-6411 6465

Operating Hours:
Mon – Sun    11:30 - 22:30

Happy Mid Autumn Festival. The Reuniting Moonlit Reunion at Sunway Pyramid

Happy Mid Autumn Festival 
The Reuniting Moonlit Reunion 

This Sunday, 30th Sept is Mid Autumn Festival which falls on the fifteenth day of the eighth Lunar month every year. This festival is symbol of family reunion. I have get ready my mooncakes, lanterns, candles, teas, food menus and all the necessary stuff for this sunday family big dinner. How about you?

Celebrating Diversity in one Destination at Sunway Pyramid
Pesta Tanglung 1Malaysia Parade 2012 

Last Sunday I was at Sunway Pyramid joined the fun for the lantern parade Pesta Tanglung 1Malaysia Parade at the LG2 Blue Concourse. When I arrived I saw many beautifully lit orange lanterns and also many families were there for this parade. 

Yay... I got my Hello Kitty Lantern… 

There were many families joining the latern parade. Sunway Pyramid’s Mid-Autumn celebration this year themed is Moonlit Reunion.

There were varieties of mooncakes ranging from favourite classics to unique modern varieties from Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa, Tai Thong, Oversea, kum Lun Tai, Casahana, Tian Je, Seasons, Foh San, Tong Kee, Dragon-I, Haagen-Dazs and lots more.

at Pesta Tanglung 1Malaysia Parade 2012 at Sunway Pyramid

Cultural dance and performances by students from SJKC Chee Wen. There are quiz session or ‘chai deng mi’ stand a chance to win attractive prizes that evening. At 7.30pm, the parade begins with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Senator Kohilan Pillay and Penyelaras Parlimen Kelana Jaya and Chairman Of MCA Kelana Jaya Division Madam Ong Chong Swen also be joining In the parade. 


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