KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 29 August 2018
- Makan Kitchen, the signature all-day dining at
DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur is taking us on a journey filled with
cuisines of diverse cultures. Makan Kitchen, touted as the true showcase of
Malaysian dining, is a gastronomic introduction to the versatility that is truly
Malaysia not just a
melting pot filled with historical monuments and stories but also known as a
place for culinary adventures. Viewed as the hub of culinary action, Makan
Kitchen is the heart of food. Keeping true to its "heritage dining village"
theme, the new Makan Kitchen comes with a wide range of culture, flavour and
Venture into a New
Realm of Multicultural Cuisine
One of the many
things Makan Kitchen is known for is its wide range of culture when it comes to
food. Diners who enter Makan Kitchen are brought on a trip down memory lane
with signature Malaysian dishes and at the same time, introduced to new
Panning across all of
the many Malaysian cultures, Makan Kitchen introduces and infuses the use of local
influences such as the Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisines that are popularly
known across Malaysia and to and foreign visitors. Beyond these local popular cultures,
Makan Kitchen also highlights an array of authentic taste to Malaysia through
the cultures of Kristang, Peranakan and Iban cuisines.
Come and journey
through the culture of Kristang, a creole ethnic group of people of mixed Portuguese and Malaccan descent
based in Malaysia as well as Singapore. The Kristang culture fuses both
Portuguese and local flavors, inspired from local Malay, Chinese and Indian
spices used to cook the ever popular dish Cari
Debal also known as Devil's Curry, a very spicy curry flavored with
candlenuts, galangal and vinegar.
through the Peranakan section at Makan Kitchen, made
up of people who are descenders of Chinese immigrants who came to the Malay
Archipelago used to be known as British Malaya (now Malaysia and Singapore,
where they are also referred to as Baba-Nyonya). The Peranakan cuisine came about
thanks to the union of Chinese ingredients and distinct spices and cooking
techniques used by the Malay, Indonesian and Chinese community. A dish famously
known is Nyonya Laksa, a dish with the presence of coconut milk that adds a
distinctive richness to it.
Explore the Iban
culture, a branch of Dayak
(native people of Borneo). Most Ibans live in Sarawak, with a small portion
based in Sabah and some in West Malaysia. The traditional Iban food are usually
meats, chicken, fish, vegetables and even rice cooked together with spices and
are all put together into a bamboo stem, then directly placed over an open fire
to be cooked. Called "Pansuh", which
translates to food, cooked in a bamboo stem this dish is a must have and tastes
oh so heavenly.
Makan Kitchen and its
diversity of different cultures coming together in one place, Makan Kitchen
offers an exquisite celebration of local favorites not to be missed. Savor
tantalizing signature dishes while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Petronas
Twin Towers when visiting Makan Kitchen.
Come and try the
new signature dishes, which is a reflection of what it means to have a true
Malaysian dining experience, featuring traditional favorites like Laksa Johor with
tuna infusing the traditional with modern and fresh ingredients, Laksa Sarawak
with live yabbies', to even local desserts like apam balik with three choices
of filling; traditional, nestum and milo, to choices of seafood such as Seafood
in XO Broth, Fish head curry, Seafood Congee, Steamed Seafood with Nyonya Sauce
and Salmon Umai.
dishes includes, Lala Mee Suah, Cantonese Seafood Yee Mee, Penang White Curry
Noodles for noodle lovers, Beef Kut Teh, a traditional twist on a Chinese soup
commonly found on the streets of Malaysia and an ever famous Malay dish, Beef
Rendang prepared with premium beef short ribs. Try the variety of local drinks
like Teh Tarik Pandan, Kopi O, Sirap, Milo and Longgan and a must have are the
desserts made with the king of fruits the durian; Durian Swiss Roll, Durian
Puff Pastry and Durian Tart.
truly displays the meaning of Malaysian Dining.
Kitchen is Executive Chef Eric Siew, who has been with the team since the
pre-opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur. With over 15 years of culinary
experience under his belt, Chef Eric Siew has been remarkable in providing
excellence in food preparation.
additions of signature dishes from and around local Malaysian culture, Makan
Kitchen at DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur truly highlights the versatility
of the Malaysian cuisine. It is time to take a journey back to the roots of
Malaysian Cuisine at Makan Kitchen.
Makan Kitchen is
open for breakfast from 6:00AM to 11:00PM with lunch served from 12:00Noon --
2:30PM (Mondays -- Fridays), Hi-Tea from 12:00Noon -- 4:30PM (Saturdays and
Sundays), and dinner served from 6:30PM -- 10:30PM.
Prices for lunch
and dinner is as follows:
Lunch : RM79 per person
Hi-Tea : RM91 per person
Dinner : RM135 per person
To make a
reservation or for further queries, please call +603 2172 7272 or
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