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#BuroEats: 7 New cafes and restaurants in KL to visit for August 2020


By Ronn Tan

#BuroEats: 7 New cafes and restaurants in KL to visit for August 2020

1. Yugo

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Opening on 3 August 2020, Yugo specialises in fusion Japanese-styled meals. Along with its modern and abstract setting, Yugo consists of a plethora of unique concoctions such as Foie Gras with Eggplant and Foie Gras Unagi with House-made Doriyaki. You will also be able to feast on a wide selection of fresh sashimi.

Address: 2, Ground Floor, Jalan 27/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas

Contact: 019 322 6063

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2. Tofu Magician

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Known for their innovate take on soy milk- and bean curd-based drinks, you will be able to get different variations here. In fact, Tofu Magician’s soy milk is freshly grounded and soy beans are sourced from Canada. Try the Bean Curd with Golden Sugar or get the signature White Jade to go with your Soy Milk Tea. You can also opt for the Soy Milk Soft Serve.

Address: 76, Ground Floor, Jalan SS15/4 47500, Subang Jaya

Contact: 03 5611 6552

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3. Seoul Taste

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The new Korean eatery in Sri Petaling serves authentic Korean street food. The signature Sweet Crispy Korean Fried Chicken comes with three flavour options: Soy Garlic, Gochujang, and Mix. There is also the UFO Toast. There are four types—including Chicken Run (Grilled chicken luncheon, egg, and cheese); as well as Toran in UFO (Taro pearls in toast).

Address: 165, Jalan Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling

Contact: 03 9054 1234


4. Le Gourmandin

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Offering authentic French bistro cuisine in the heart of Mont Kiara, Le Gourmandin’s dishes follow traditional French recipes. You will be able to feast on a myriad of unique concoctions here—from Duck Breast with Orange Sauce to Black Angus Striploin with Basilic Cream. While you’re there, treat yourself to Escargot à la Lyonnaise and Salade de Gravlax de Saumon. Le Gourmandin is founded by Chef Fermin Rieu and Fadhilah Joni.

Address: D4-G4-01, Solaris Dutamas, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: 03 6206 4975

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5. Atap by Pagi Coffee Co

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Established by Christopher Chuah (Pagi Coffee Co) and Fauzan Ruslan (Griddle Grilled Cheese), this cosy cafe offers everything from cheese and coffee to chocolate and kombucha. Treat yourself to the Beef Tenderloin Sandwich with a blend of creamy cheeses. You will also be able to find the cafe’s specialty Atap coffee blend and specialty beans from Costa Rica and Ethiopia Hunkute.

Address: 2nd Floor, 28-2, Jalan SS 15/4, Subang Jaya

Contact: 017 382 8559

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6. Sofflé

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This new dessert cafe aims to spread happiness through a variety of desserts—with soufflé pancakes at the heart of it all. Try the Valrhona Dark Chocolate, Matcha, and Tiramisu pancakes. Other options include Yuzu Lime Kakigori, Belgian Waffle with Vanilla Soft Serve, and House-made Matcha Sofuto.

Address: L1-03, Verve Shops, Mont Kiara

Contact: 012 382 3264

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7. Dou Dou Bake

Photo by Shafwan Zaidon and Miera Zulyana (Malay Mail)

Founded by Keith Koay (of One Half and also a three-time Malaysian Barista Champion) and Joey Mah (of Three Little Birds Coffee and Artisan Roastery), Dou Dou Bake is a new designer bakery by the experienced duo. The tone of the interior is cold with exposed columns and walls. It is sleek and minimal; dominated by a neutral palette. Come here for the sourdough bread and the coffee as well as options such as Kaffir Lime Drizzled Loaf and Cinnamon Orange Zest Bun.

Address: 38, Jalan SS 4c/5, Taman Rasa Sayang, Petaling Jaya

Contact: 011 6963 5817

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For July’s list of new restaurants and cafes, click here.

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