Updated 3 November 2011
This restaurant has shut.
There was one evening, I met Capt'n Hook at Pavilion after his presentation near there. He was famished and we looked at the board... I knew it instantly he would closed on this Hong Kong Dessert Place. I supposed he was still hunting for those ultra delish desserts in Hong Kong but until now there is still no match in Kuala Lumpur heh :p
Hong Kong Dessert Place is located right at the circular atrium, more like a stopover than a restaurant proper. After taking a seat, I noticed we were the only patrons. There is no proper menu, just a piece of photocopied menu cum order sheets with quite a number of items crossed out. I hope they'll have a proper menu with photos as people tend to shop with their eyes first :D
The mains were classified according to the week number. We were there on the third week, there were 6 different types of steam rice with dishes and 4 types of soups. Capt'n Hook ordered Salted Fish Paste Pork Belly Rice (RM11.90) which seems to appear every week, I supposed must be a favourite. Since we sat very near their food counter, I saw the cook removed the porcelain container from the steamer. He then removed the metal plate that sat on the container and pour the dish into the container that held the rice. Some spring onions were spooned in before serving. Seems like a brilliant way. I tasted the pork slices which are tender and flavourful, needless to say especially so with salted fish in them!
I asked for Dry Chili Ginger Fish Fillet (RM11.90) which is served in the same manner. The fish portion is rather generous and not that hot even though a lot of dried chillies were found in there. The gravy tasted similar to the pork belly minus salted fish of course.
Capt'n Hook had a very disappointing Bobo ChaCha (RM6.50). It's very diluted with a hint of coconut milk and has very little "liew" (ingredients) of yellow sweet potatoes, yam, kidney beans and large sago pearls inside.
I tried their Mango Lo Lo (RM7.00). Even though the mangoes and mango puree were generous but this was spoilt by the coarse ice shavings and slightly under riped mangoes. I was literally crunching on the ice! I left most of the ice intact in the bowl plus I think they uses Thai mangoes instead of Philippines' cos they tasted slight sourish. Yes, Capt'n Hook did checked the dessert place he frequented in Hong Kong and was told they import Philippines mangoes for their mango desserts.
A rather disappointing place for these 2 desserts but the steamed rice was all right. Judging from Capt'n Hook's reaction and the choices in Pavilion, looks like it will be quite a while before our next return here :p
There is a 10% service charge here.
Hong Kong Dessert Place
6.43.00 6th Floor,
Pavilion Kuala Lumpur,
168 Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur
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