Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Brunch at Hit and Mrs. Bangsar, Malaysia

Hit and Mrs. Bangsar, Big Group, Brunch, weekend breakfast, coffee
Hit and Mrs. Bangsar, by the BIG Group
Hit and Mrs. Bangsar, Big Group, Brunch, weekend breakfast, coffee
Downstairs dining area
Hit and Mrs. Bangsar, Big Group, Brunch, weekend breakfast, coffee
Wake up coffee RM8
Hit and Mrs. Bangsar, Big Group, Brunch, weekend breakfast, coffee
Quinoa Granola with yoghurt, strawberries and Australian honey RM25
Hit and Mrs. Bangsar, Big Group, Brunch, weekend breakfast, coffee
Fry Up - two eggs on sourdough toast, slow roasted tomatoes, buttered mushrooms and beef bacon RM35
Hit and Mrs. Bangsar, Big Group, Brunch, weekend breakfast, coffee
Pana French Toast, Banana and Chantilly Cream RM25
Hit and Mrs. Bangsar, breakfast, brunch, weekend, Kuala Lumpur
Scrambled Eggs, Home Cured Salmon, Squid Ink Focaccia RM35
Hit and Mrs.
Upstairs bar and lounge area

Brunch at Hit and Mrs. Bangsar

Chef Mashad’s smile radiates from the open kitchen as guests amble in to the lower level of Hit and Mrs., in a hushed park-fronted area of Bangsar. Staff greet regulars by name, and quickly establish rapport with new arrivals, making them feel welcomed as special invitees into a good friend’s home. Downstairs is stylish, yet resembles a comfortable dining space in a chic residence. Upstairs mimics a cozy lounge and bar area straight out of the hippest home of the 50s.

Textured tables, walls and floors, accommodate antiques hand picked for their original design and quality-of-make that was once known in the past but no longer in attendance in today’s ‘throw away’ consumer society. Just as the substance of a time once lived is carried through in the décor of Hit and Mrs., so are the traditional values of developing meaningful relationships and courtesy that too seem to be long forgotten in many modern institutions. The BIG Group’s latest venture is certainly bringing soul back to the business. With a reputation for incredibly rapid expansion in mall outlets, this concept, located on a quiet suburban street sharing the neighbourhood with local individually run shop houses, presents a pleasant detour from the mass-market image established by the Food and Beverage giant.

A weekend brunch is the perfect introduction to the restaurant. Muted daylight, spilling from the sunroof through the indoor treetops, illuminates the dining area with a natural glow. Jazzy music from a bygone era and, tables graced with fresh flowers polish off the setting. As mentioned before, personalized attention generates a familiar tenor of meeting friends for lunch in someone’s home.

Apparently not yet ordered by many locals, the Quinoa Granola was the first item my eyes were drawn to. Served in a bright yellow dish with fresh yoghurt, strawberries and Australian honey, this plate is a healthy happy start to the day - crunchy, chewy, nutty, just awesome. The Pana French Toast, Pisang Emas and Chantilly was predictably hubby’s favourite. Thick fluffy rectangular prisms of panettone soaked in egg and lightly toasted were slathered with cream and drops of caramel. A more traditional breakfast was the Fry Up, consisting of two eggs on sourdough, slow roasted tomatoes, buttered mushrooms and beef bacon. A slight twist in an eggy breakfast came in the form of Scrambled Eggs, Home Cured Salmon and Squid Ink Focaccia. The deep black spongy bread provided a direct contrast to the bright pink fish flesh and expertly soaked up the creamy pond of ovum. Coffee (soy milk available too) and fresh juices are satisfying thirst quenchers.

Brunch at Hit and Mrs. is available 11am to 2:30pm Saturday and Sunday. By the end of February a wider selection of dishes will enter the menu beefing up the primarily breakfast spread with some lunchier options. Their dinner menu is quite exciting too. A sampling of, what has been described as 'experimental cuisine,' can been found in this January post.

Reason to visit: relaxed yet stylish ambience, experimental cuisine, big sized breakfasts, personalized service

Hit and Mrs.
by The BIG Group
15 Lorong Kurau
Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
+6 03 2282 357





16 comments:

  1. Those have to be the 2 most perfect sunny side up eggs I've seen in awhile! I'm gonna try stopping here for brunch soon..hehe

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    1. Yeah, nicely done right. Chef does a great job with mouth watering presentation.

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  2. breakfast of champions! love the combination...

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    1. Food is great, and the setting is really nice too.

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  3. The Pana French Toast, Banana and Chantilly Cream looks super decadent.. and at first my pulse was racing when I thought I saw blood pudding! Ah.. but no.. twas the Squid Ink Focaccia! Heard good things about this place.. will be visiting soon:)

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    1. Oh yes indeed, you can picture hubby lapping that one up right? :-)

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  4. Wow! Food looks good! Nice name.

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  5. riveting, ravishing food pics! the french toast almost looks like an art piece, a glorious sculpture or something! :D

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  6. I'd like the healthy n' happy quinoa granola every morning, I suspect I'd be much nicer in the office then...

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  7. Absolutely stunning looking. Probably the best looking breakfast I've seen in town. Thanks for sharing. Love your photos.

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  8. The food looks good but price is a bit hefty~

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  9. A Great place for Dining, Love it! :)

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  10. The salmon would be something for me.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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    1. It's especially tasty with the spongy black bread.

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