The Nexus is the latest hotspot to grace the cityscape of Kuala Lumpur. Set in the enclave of Bangsar South, visitors are in for a great time as they indulge in a myriad of lifestyle and FnB options both illustrious and distinctive. And if you are looking to celebrate a party or just hang out and chill with a bunch of family and friends, why not join the soulsociety and stopover SOULed OUT?
SOULed OUT @ Nexus Bangsar South
G11-12, Ground Floor,
Nexus Bangsar South,
No.7 Jalan Kerinchi
59200 Kuala Lumpur.
Reservations: 03-2242 3308/ 013-613 1663
General: 03-2242 3309
Fax: 03-2242 3307
Caribbean Jerk Chicken (RM25)No, when the chicken arrived it was quite amiable. Jerk is actually a style of cooking from Jamaica, where meats are marinated using a spicy mixture called Jamaican Jerk spice which consists principally Pimento and Scotch Bonnet peppers, but may also include other ingredients such as cloves, cinnamon, scallions, nutmeg, thyme, garlic, brown sugar, ginger and salt. In this case, the chicken thigh was marinated in Jerk spices, then grilled to the point where it is nicely seared on the outside but tender and moist on the inside. It is accompanied with vegetables and sautéed fragrant rice which quickly became a favourite.
Tandoori Chicken Special (RM24)There are so many ways to prepare poultry, but nothing can quite match this North Indian dish in terms of its savoury taste and the uniqueness of its preparation which requires the meat to be marinated with yogurt and subsequent seasoned with Indian spices. It is then cooked in a charcoal-fired clay oven called a Tandoor which imparts its name to the dish. This is served with raitha, papadam and your choice of pulao rice or plain naan.
Sang Har Mein (RM30)This classic Chinese dish is simply delicious! It is crispy noodles, crowned with a trio of large deep fired fresh water prawns which are then doused with an egg-based gravy.
Sambal Prawn and Squid (RM20)This spicy dish is cooked with SOULed OUT's secret sambal paste, the taste of which tantalises the taste buds. Consisting of juicy prawns and squids, it is stir-fried together with the sambal paste, onions and long beans. This dish is accompanied by sesame fried rice.
Camembert Beef Pastrami (RM20)This Beef Pastrami soon became another favourite and it goes well with any drink you order. Beef, Camembert cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, tomatoes and Balsamic cream is sandwiched between Five Seed bread and then toasted. And if you are with friends, cutting it into neat equal sized triangles makes it excellent finger food for sharing.
Mama Mia (RM23)SOULed OUT pizzas come in two sizes, a modest 8 incher or the larger 11 incher. This excellent pizza is topped with Salted Anchovies, Beef Bacon, Black Olives, Garlic, Chopped Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Tomato sauce.
Dragonfly (RM14)This zesty drink is SOULed OUT’s signature juice. It is a combo of Red dragon fruit, Watermelon, Strawberry puree and Fresh Lemon Juice.
Passion and Lychee Margarita (RM26)
Malibu Sunrise Cocktail (RM50)
Strawberry Fields Smoothie (RM17)
Ice KacangThis ultimate local dessert will definitely satisfy anyone who has a sweet tooth craving! Finely-shaven Ice is crowned with Sweet Corns, Cendol, Red Beans and Black Jelly. It is accompanied by a small pitcher of Brown Sugar Syrup which you can, at your discretion, drizzle over the dessert to taste. Pour it all over, you know you want to! And additional option would be to top this with a scoop of Häagen-Dazs ice cream.
Angeline Ong with Sue Ping (Administrtive Intelligence)
Food Photographer: Angeline Ong and Food Review Writer: Marvin Michael Ho
For Reservations: 03-2242 3308/ 013-613 1663
Don't forget to check out Chillin' 2016 Facebook Contest @ Nexus Bangsar South Campaign on Bangsar South Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/BangsarSouth) and stand a chance to win RM300 worth of Nexus Gift Vouchers each week! Contest runs from 7 June 2016 to 1 July 2016.
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