The neighbourhood of Taman Tun Dr Ismail or more commonly known as TTDI is home to numerous fanciful restaurants and cafés that serve all manner of lip-smacking treats.
However, on its own, the cluster of eateries along Lorong Datuk Sulaiman are not only elegant but serve delightful cuisine as well.
Here are five in the vicinity worth a visit.
At Vin’s, expect to be served the most delicious Italian-Indian fare you’ll ever taste. The gastrobar does boast a well-stocked bar but excels when it comes to food. The pasta and pizza come in various Indian-cuisine flavours without losing their Italian flair.
K2 Asian Fusion Cuisine
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This fusion darling is the brainchild of Chef Nikom Uatthong, better known as Chef Kom.
According to K2, the Le Cordon Bleu trained chef “constantly seeks new ideas to create new fusion dishes, combining his Thai background with new flavours inspired by countries he’s travelled.
“Every dish is unique in its own way, familiar yet with a touch of something extra, something uniquely K2. The menu caters for all budget types from All Day Individual Sets from RM15 to special dishes that is good for sharing in a group.”
Tuesday-Sunday: 8am-2.30pm; 6pm-9.30pm
The name Quartet was chosen by the team behind the coffeehouse in reference to their dedication and passion in ensuring the best of quality for what they serve.
Apart from good ol’ coffee, expect a menu packed with items made using the freshest of ingredients.
Thursdvys (pronounced Thursdays) got its name from its founder, Hadri, in memory of a number of significant events he experienced on that particular day.
On a fine Thursday, he dreamt of his tooth and remembered a superstition that “someone older than you will pass away if one of your top teeth falls out in a dream”.
His fears were realised when his father who had been supportive of his dream to open a coffee shop, fell ill and passed away three weeks later. It was on a Thursday.
Read more about this cute little place from Uppre’s visit here.
Uppre’s writer Basir paid a visit to Little Rimba some time ago and had this to say: “One of the latest additions in the neighbourhood is Rimba & Rusa’s little sister — Little Rimba. Well, despite being the new kid on the block, the restaurant has already garnered quite a large following, especially during lunch hour.
“Little Rimba’s menu is not as extensive as its elder sister’s since the restaurant is relatively new. Nonetheless, Little Rimba boasts a selection of all-day dining — highlighting Malaysian favourites that come with a fun twist to names such as Laksa Nyonya Samba Rimba, Uncle’s Assam Laksa, Lontongku Sayang, Pengat Durian, and many more.”
Read more about Basir’s two cents on the restaurant here.