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Friday, 12 December 2014

Cristallo Di Luna ~ Christmas Eve Buffet Spread @Pacific Regency Hotel Suites Kuala Lumpur

Set For A Glittering Escapade
Celebrate a Jolly Good Christmas Eve with Pacific Regency Hotel Suites
Dining way above ground level seems to be a trend these days with contemporary restaurants serving a view to go with the meal. Those who have never been to Cristallo Di Luna at Pacific Regency Kuala Lumpur, should definitely pay this fine dining restaurant a visit. The view of Kuala Lumpur from the restaurant alone is quite breathtaking.   

Fine Dining At Its Best 

The vague reflection of those brightly-lit high rise office buildings makes it as somewhat romantic escapade for modern couples. 

The modern skyline complementing the relaxing ambience of the poolside restaurant is perfect for couples to celebrate special occasion or for festive celebration.  

 Perfect dining experience set amid a lovely view

 Pool side dining in a relax ambiance at Cristallo Di Luna

Executive Chef Eddie Yap with Auntie Lilly ~ FollowMeToEatLa
In the spirit of Christmas, the culinary experts, headed by Executive Chef Eddie Yap has planned an expansive spread of classic and festive favourites to delight diners. The highlight of the buffet was the serving of the ONE AND ONLY Roasted Free Range Capon Chicken in TOWN. 

 Media Preview Spread

 Roasted Free Range Capon Chicken 

The benefits of the special Capon Chicken is that it's a Free Range Capon bred without the usage of hormones, artificial growth enhancer, preservatives and antibiotics. Executive Chef Eddie shared that the Capon chicken are fed with 100% natural feeds, so diners can be rest assured of a  all-natural, well-bred and range free tender chicken meat.   

Star of The Night ~ 
Roasted Capon Chicken with Giblet Gravy & Cranberry Compote

During the media preview, we were served with Chef Eddie's succulent Roasted Capon Chicken. Our tasting set consists of roasted capon chicken, light seasoned with salt and pepper and roasted till perfection. Served with sides of roasted vegetables, braised red cabbage together with cranberry compote to give it a flavourful taste and chestnut stuffing while drenched in savoury giblet gravy.

Simple Dish ~ Excellent in its Execution

I really enjoyed eating the capon chicken as it was more tender and flavourful compared to rooster meat, which can be quite gamy. Capons offer a richer taste and lots of meat to go around the table.Considered by many people to be a boutique and old fashion sort of food, capon is larger than a chicken, a bit smaller than a turkey, but more flavourful than either. 

Full breasted with tender, juicy, flavourful meat that's well suited to roasting, truly delicious roasted and makes it an excellent choice to be traditionally served at Christmas besides turkey. 

Thumbs up for the giblet gravy too. It was absolutely delicious. Gravy is everything. You can have a perfect turkey for Christmas with luscious mashed potatoes, but if you don’t have a dark, decadent gravy to spoon over the top, what’s the point of even living?  Okay, so maybe that’s a little dramatic.

Anyway, Chef Eddie did great with the superb giblet gravy, making it all from scratch with the choicest pieces of the bird, is the queen of gravies. So full of wonderful flavour from the giblets and drippings. Making good gravy isn’t difficult but it's just takes patience, perseverance, and the sheer will to make gravy so good, Salute chef for this!

Apart from the main attraction, we also enjoyed a bowl of Roasted Pumpkin with Sunflower Seed Soup prior to our chicken dish as a starter.  
Roasted Pumpkin with Sunflower Seed Soup

Good choice to start our meal with a hearty and healthy soup. My favourite, in fact. I like the smooth and creamy flavour of rich pumpkin with light cream. A tummy comforting bowl of pumpkin soup, and I would gladly slurp up if they offer me a second bowl! 

Be sure to keep some space for Chef Eddie's mouth-watering desserts, that are set up in a candy wonderful theme, which includes cakes, gingerbread and cookies. A Christmas dinner will not be complete without the Yule Log Cake, and here they have the Chocolate Yule Log Cake, apart from the Christmas Fruit Cake, Apple Crumble with Vanilla Sauce, Italian Tiramisu in Shooter, and Thai Rainbow Jelly in Shooter Glass.

My Desserts Offerings for The Night

To complete our dining experience, we helped ourselves to these following 4 types of desserts during this media preview. 

Apple Crumble with Vanilla Sauce

Christmas Fruit Cake

Thai Rainbow Jelly in Shooter Glass

 Italian Tiramisu in Shooter

*** An enjoyable food session at such an elegant restaurant *** 

So ..... if you are in search of an exclusive fine-dining experience, try Cristallo Di Luna and Soi23 in Pacific Regency Kuala Lumpur. The restaurant is currently having a promotion themed ‘Jolly Christmas’ Buffet Spread, where a wide selection of favourites from the menu have been picked carefully to tempt diners palate. Available on Christmas Eve only, diners can expect an array of detectable all-time favourites Christmas dishes at Cristallo Di Luna and Soi23, the hotel's all day dining restaurants.   

For more information, please contact:  03 - 2332 7777 ext 6804 or email at fnbadmin@pacific-regency.com

Christmas Eve Promotions 

An immediate release from Pacific Regency Hotel itself for more information
Sumptuous ‘Jolly Christmas’ Buffet Spread at Cristallo Di Luna & Soi23

Come share the spirit of Christmas by celebrating this Yuletide cheer at Pacific Regency Hotel Suites and capture the glow and sparkles of Christmas where fabulous festive promotions are rolled out just for you. 

Teamed with the culinary experts, headed by Chef Eddie Yap, our experienced chefs are set to prepare extravagant flavours of sumptuous spread, a delicious combination of fusion and traditional Christmas fare to please every palate. A wide range of delicious, lip-smacking cuisines featuring Roasted Free Range Capon Chicken with Chestnut Stuffing, Steamed Black Cod with Ginger and Scallion Emulsion, Fresh Seafood Parade on Ice, Roasted Lamb Leg and more will be served. 

Not to forget, the finale to a sumptuous feast with a luscious combination of very traditional desserts. One must not miss the sinful Chocolate Fondue, Apple Crumble, English Trifle and Christmas Fruit Cake among others. For those preferring to stay at home for the occasion, we have our Roasted Free Range Capon Chicken available for takeaway! Served with Gilblet Gravy and Cranberry Compote, our Capon Chicken is priced at RM 180++ (Half Roasted) and RM 380++ (Whole Roasted) and a healthier alternative to the traditional Roasted Turkey.

Indulge in a leisurely Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner selections at award winning restaurant Soi23 for RM 148++ per person or Cristallo di Luna for RM 158++ per person. Our offerings include a selection of local, Thai fusion and international cuisine that will surprise you! Buffet inclusive of a glass of sparkling wine, party pack and free entry of Luna Bar’s Christmas Eve Party.

For more information and reservation, please call us at +603 2332 7777 ext 6804 or email us at fnbadmin@pacific-regency.com


If you are interested in the Christmas promotion, below is the full Christmas Eve Buffet Menu for you to feast your eyes upon!

Duo of Whole Poached Salmon and Sliced of Smoked Salmon, Capers, Dill Dressing
Rare Roasted Beef with Beetroot and Horseradish Relish
Dill Stuffed Eggs with Salmon Roe
Assorted Cheese Platter with Dried Fruits and Mix Nuts (v)
Watermelon, Feta, Onion and Oregano Salad (v)
Red Cabbage, Apple and Celery Salad (v)
Make your “Own” Caesar Salad Station
Selection of Garden Lettuce and Field Greens with Dressing and Condiments (v)
Lemon Vinaigrette French Dressing Italian Dressing Asian Dressing Pesto Mayo
Olives Cherry Tomatoes Garlic in Olive Oil Red Onion Rings
Pearl Onions Bread Croutons

Seafood Parade on Ice
Fresh Oysters, Clams, Slipper Lobsters, Crabs, Squid, Mussels and Prawns
Braised Baby Octopus Salad
Individual Mixed Seafood Cocktails and Prawn and Avocado Cocktails
Oyster and Gazpacho Shots
Lemon, Cocktail Sauce, Thousand Island Dressing, Lemon Scented Crème Fraiche

Traditional Lobster Bisque
Roasted Pumpkin with Sunflower Seed (v)
Assorted Baker’s Bread Creation (v)

“Live” Carvery Station and accompaniments
Our one and only Roasted Free Range Capon Chicken with Chestnut Stuffing
Roasted Lamb Leg and Mint Sauce
Slow-Roasted Sirloin Beef

Sauce and Condiments:
Apple Sauce (v) Cranberry Sauce (v) Mustards (v) Horseradish (v)
Roast Gravy (v) Mushroom Sauce (v) Black Pepper Sauce (v)

On the Side …
Braised Red Cabbage (v)
Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables (v)
Roasted Potatoes (v)
Potato Dauphinoise (v)
Spaghetti Aglio e Olio with Prawn

Something from Soi 23
Chicken Green curry with Ginger Foam and Thai Basil
Slow Braised Beef Ribs in Dry Curry with Pineapple
Steamed Black Cod with Ginger and Scallion Emulsion
Thai Marinated Seafood Skewer - Tiger Prawn, Squid & Scallop
Wok Fried Asparagus with Garlic (v)
Steamed Thai Fragrant Rice (v)

Yule Log Cake (v)
English Trifle (v)
Christmas Fruit Cake (v)
Assorted Christmas Cookies (v)
Ginger Bread Strawberry Tart (v)
Italian Tiramisu in Shooter (v)
Black Forest Cake (v)
Orange Cheese Cake (v)
Apple Crumble with Vanilla Sauce (v)
Chocolate Fondue with Marshmallow (v)
Thai Rainbow Jelly in Shooter Glass (v)
Ice Cream Station with Condiments (v)

From the Fruits Basket
Honeydew Melons (v) Dragonfruit (v) Jackfruit (v) Watermelon (v) Mango (v)
Grapes (v) Strawberries (v) Papaya (v) Rambutan (v) Longan (v)

Pacific Regency Hotel Suites ~ Cristallo Di Luna & Soi23
KH Tower Jalan Punchak
Off Jalan P.Ramlee
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 2332 7777

Website: www.pacific-regency.com
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  1. Dine at One of the MOST ROMANTIC place in town for a glittering escapade this coming Xmas Eve

  2. if you are in search of an exclusive fine-dining experience, try Cristallo Di Luna and Soi23 in Pacific Regency Kuala Lumpur. The restaurant is currently having a promotion themed ‘Jolly Christmas’ Buffet Spread, at Cristallo Di Luna and Soi23, the hotel's all day dining restaurants.

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