Alexis, my all time favorite fusion restaurant, with elegant contemporary interior was the place of choice for my buddy's belated birthday celebration. The popularity of Alexis is obvious, as this one at Gardens, being the biggest amongst its 6 outlets, were almost 100% filled, on a Monday night.
With its food quality that meets the mark on every visit, its no surprise that they are this popular.
Caesar salad came with fresh lettuce, bacon and croutons.
The penne carbonara was very tasty. Cooked together with bacon and mushroom, this creamy egg based sauce was just nice, and like the sauce that was 'trapped' in between the penne.
The kerabu fried rice tasted really good, having all the right element. The rice fried with long beans was soft, the fragrant salted fish, crispy and aromatic fried tumeric chicken, crispy keropok, and really fabulous tasting sambal belacan.. We had to asked for another serving of its belacan, as its quite small portion, and after that, had to order another side order of the keropok, for us to dip along with the belacan. Yumms!
The gamberetto is 1 of my favorite.. thus, request to order this.. This thin crispy pizza, with tomato based is topped with garlic prawns, oven dried tomato, and lots of rocket. Rocket is a weird tasting green, with slight bitterness, but after getting used to this taste, I kinda liked it.. I liked the succulent juicy prawn too..
The tapas being baked button mushrooms came last. The highlight for this ought to be the mushroomy sauce with lots of garlic, that goes so well with the baguette. As the whole bowl are being baked together with the mushroom, the mushrooms were kept to its hottest, throughout.
We ordered the birthday girl's favorite, the Mixed Berries meringue, a dessert made out of whipped egg white and sugar. I love the delicate crisp crust of the meringue, balanced with extremely airy texture inside. A bite combining the creamy part of the cake that binds the meringue together with the berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries) wasn't sweet, slight sourness from the mixed berries plus the sweet meringue, this ought to be a blissful moment, for any cake lovers.
My all time favorite - tiramisu was the other cake that was ordered. What I love most is the caramelized almonds that topped this cake.. This cake was also super yummy, with spongy cake layers, surrounding the layer with cheese and chunks of chocolate. The strawberry sauce adds taste to the entire cake.
This 2 will now be my super favorite cake - side by side...
The Gardens, F209 Lingkaran Syed Putra
59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-2287-2281