** This blog post was originally posted at ‘Sinfully Delicious Malaysia’ blog on May 24th, 2018

Concorde Hotel Shah Alam has chosen ‘The Best of Kota Anggerik‘ as the theme for this year’s Ramadhan buffet available at Melting Pot Cafe.

I took the 7.25 am ETS train from Ipoh and reached KL Sentral at about 10.15 am after a slight delay. It’s been a while since I last took the morning train. I didn’t even sleep as I was afraid that I’d overslept like last time and miss the train. Took the KTM train to Shah Alam and reached the hotel at about 12 pm. I’m actually surprised I managed to reach before the event started.

The menu comprises over 100 scrumptious dishes.

Out of over 100 dishes, 10 of the hotel’s specialty dishes include:

  • Nasi Kandar Seksyen Sembilan
  • Asam Laksa
  • Daging Rendang Tok
  • Sambal Petai Pedas Manis
  • Ayam Kari Kapitan
  • Kacang Panjang Tumis Belacan
  • Kambing Panggang Berempah Bawang Putih
  • Sup Gear Box
  • Sup kambing Mamak

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** This blog post was originally posted at ‘Sinfully Delicious Malaysia’ blog on May 23rd, 2018

Bangi Golf Resort is having their buffet Ramadhan at their BGR Restaurant from 19th May – 13th June 2018.

BGR Restaurant is HALAL certified by JAKIM and is one of the very few golf resorts in Malaysia to receive this accreditation since 2009. It also has the honor of being the most Halal Compliant Restaurant in Selangor and received the coveted award from Menteri Besar of Selangor in 2017.

Fulfilling the promise of ensuring all items be promptly refilled and made available on the buffet until the last diner has eaten his / her fill while working on the concept of zero waste; BGR Restaurant will be partnering Food Aid Foundation to donate and rescue any surplus food from its Buffet Ramadhan to feed the hungry and needy.

Also, during the month of Ramadhan this year, BGR Restaurant will be contributing 1% of its Buffet Ramadhan Revenue to Islamic Relief Malaysia (IRM) in order to help empower the community and providing humanitarian aids to the disadvantaged.

I drove all the way from Ipoh to Bangi. From KL, it took me about an hour-ish to drive to Bangi and it wasn’t that hard to find the place with GPS navigation.

Before the buffet, the media/bloggers people had the opportunity to visit their farm. It’s a bit further up so we had to queue and wait for the vans to take us to the farm. You definitely can’t just walk there because it’s quite far.

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** This blog post was originally posted at ‘Sinfully Delicious Malaysia’ blog on February 20th, 2018

I hope it’s still not too late to wish GONG XI FA CAI! Happy Chinese New Year to all my Chinese friends and readers. So, last week I had the opportunity to do “Loh Sang” with my media friends and staff at the Concorde Hotel Shah Alam.

The ‘Loh Sang’ For Prosperity was held at RakuXin restaurant. Normally I’d take the ETS train from Ipoh but this time I decided to drive. It’s the holiday season so obviously, all trains were fully booked. It’s been so long since I last drove to KL. First time driving to Shah Alam! Thank goodness for GPS, huh?

It was my first time at RakuXin Restaurant. My previous two reviews were at Melting Pot Cafe.

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** This blog post was originally posted at ‘Sinfully Delicious Malaysia’ blog on December 20th, 2017

I wanted to post this sooner but unfortunately, I’ve been down with sickness for more than a week. Vertigo, severe migraine, and allergies. I think it’s the weather. It’s been way too hot and my body just couldn’t handle it.

Earlier, this month, I was invited to sample and review the Christmas & New Year buffet at Concorde Hotel Shah Alam. Yay, Christmas!

Check out my other reviews of Concorde Hotel Shah Alam:

Yep, I went all the way from Ipoh to Concorde Hotel Shah Alam. I needed a break anyway so it was an opportunity to leave my problems for a day. I was very lucky to get a seat on the ETS train. The morning train was fully booked. When I was buying the tickets, there were only 6 seats left. I completely forgot that it was a long weekend. Friday was a public holiday (Maulidur Rasul).

I reached KL Sentral at 10 am, waited for the KTM Komuter which arrived at 10.10 am or so, and reached Shah Alam station at about 10.45 am. Took an Uber and reached Concorde Hotel Shah Alam at about 11 am.

I was happy to see Christmas-themed foods because Christmas is one of my most fave holidays. I wish there were more, though. I wish they had honey-glazed turkey because it is so good. Would be nice to see some gingerbread man cookies too because I really love them. Every year I would buy gingerbread man cookies from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.

But don’t worry, though. Gingerbread house will be available during the Christmas Eve buffet dinner.

I was happy to see the Christmas log! And I love the decoration as well. It’s so cute.

Continue reading “Christmas 2017 & New Year Buffet Preview @ Concorde Hotel Shah Alam”

** This blog post was originally posted at ‘Sinfully Delicious Malaysia’ blog on May 30th, 2017

Concorde Hotel Shah Alam will be having the ‘Citarasa 7 Kampung‘ as their Ramadhan Buffet 2017 theme this year comprising more than 100 dishes. They also had their annual Bubur Lambuk giveaway, a yearly event, on the day of the buffet preview where they distributed about 8,000 Bubur Lambuk packets.

SALAM RAMADHAN!

Note: This month has got to be the busiest and the most challenging month ever for me. I’ve had so many things happening, going back and forth many times Ipoh-KL-Ipoh in a span of three weeks, dealing with personal issues, emergency cases, and so on. Please bear with me as I try to quickly post all reviews as soon as possible. 🙂

The Citarasa Tujuh Kampung Ramadhan Buffet 2017 preview was held at Melting Pot Cafe on the ground floor level of Concorde Hotel Shah Alam, next to their lobby.

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** This blog post was originally posted at ‘Sinfully Delicious Malaysia’ blog on May 30th, 2017

Earlier this month, I was invited to preview the Citarasa Tujuh Kampung Ramadhan Buffet 2017 Preview at Concorde Hotel Shah Alam. Apart from the preview, they also had a free Bubur Lambuk giveaway event on the same day. I stayed to see how they prepared the Bubur Lambuk.

Note: This month has got to be the busiest and the most challenging month ever for me. I’ve had so many things happening, going back and forth many times Ipoh-KL-Ipoh in a span of three weeks, dealing with personal issues, emergency cases, and so on. Please bear with me as I try to quickly post all reviews as soon as possible. 🙂

I finished the Ramadhan buffet preview at about 3.30 pm. Then went outside to see Concorde Hotel staff preparing the bubur lambuk.

The Bubur Lambuk giveaway event is their yearly event at Concorde Hotel Shah Alam. Distributing Bubur Lambuk prior to Ramadhan month has been the hotel’s annual event since 2004, making it the 13th consecutive year for this event.

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** This blog post was originally posted at ‘Sinfully Delicious Malaysia’ blog on March 1st, 2017

Last weekend was my birthday weekend! I didn’t do anything on my birthday, unfortunately. I had the worst time too because my internet connection was down. There was some problem in my area so I was without my internet, phone line, and IPTV for 2 days!

Crazy.

On top of that, there was some miscommunication with my web hosting company. My account was suspended on Saturday when it shouldn’t be, so all of my domains were down. They didn’t respond to my support tickets for almost 3 days! It was until I got so pissed off that they re-enabled my account back on Monday morning. So, if you tried accessing this blog over the weekend but couldn’t, that’s why.

But glad my internet and my domains are all back and working again now.

Last Friday, I made a trip to PJ for the official grand opening of Yoogane Malaysia, a Korean restaurant located in 1 Utama Shopping Center. It’s sort of my pre-birthday getaway also. Unfortunately, I was alone because my friend wasn’t available.

Read until the end to get a promo code for up to a 10% discount at Yoogane Malaysia!

Yoogane, established in 1981, is a restaurant well received in Busan, Korea for its famed Chicken Galbi.

What is Chicken Galbi? Chicken Galbi is a tasty and spicy stir-fried dish consisting of marinated chicken, fresh assorted vegetables, and tteokbokki (Korean rice cakes). Yoogane uses only the freshest ingredients. Their signature dish is marinated using a unique blend of sauces and seasoning and cooked before the eyes of their patrons.

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** This blog post was originally posted at ‘Sinfully Delicious Malaysia’ blog on November 7th, 2013

Garrett Popcorn Shops 1Utama Malaysia - Malaysian Food Blog

A short while ago, I went to KL on a short day trip. I stopped by at 1 Utama, PJ to get some dinner before heading back to Ipoh. The last time I was there, Candylicious was about to open on the next day which I didn’t get the chance to go. Who could ignore a huge shop displaying a wide variety of colorful candies? You’re bound to step inside to check it out haha. So this time, I decided to check it out for a bit and noticed that Garrett Popcorn Shops at the entrance.

Garrett Popcorn Shops 1Utama Malaysia - Malaysian Food Blog

I’ve heard so much about Garrett Popcorn Shops since its opening and the majority if not all had positive reviews and comments about the popcorn. I’ve only had caramel popcorn that you can buy at TGV cinema, which is quite nice in my opinion. Other than that I’ve only had microwave popcorn which is also really nice if you want to make your own at home… only those with butter are a bit, well, too buttery and not suitable for those watching their figure. Cheap popcorn is not worth the mention.

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