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It is said that everything made with love tastes good. If this is indeed the case, the chefs of Resorts World Genting have cornered the market in romantic gastronomy with their passion for their culinary calling. Valentine's Day merely gives them as excuse to unleash their romantic sides as they cook up a storm to celebrate the day dedicated to lovers and sweethearts.
The intimate ambiance of The Olive at Genting Grand is paired with a special set menu at RM288.00 nett per person (without wine pairing) on February 14. The menu features crispy oysters as 1st course; prawn agnolotti as 2nd course. The main course comes with a choice of either flounder with sweet potatoes, baby onions, bok choy and sabayon or fillet mignon with couscous, cauliflower, wasabi, and red wine jus. Meanwhile, a dessert of crepes with apple compote, pastry cream and hazelnut ice cream round up the meal of love.
For a more cosmopolitan love story, LTITUDE Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, Genting Club, Genting Grand offers romance on a plate at RM128.00 nett per person (without wine pairing). Diners will be able to enjoy pan-seared tiger prawns with truffle cream risoni and garlic pesto; French onion soup with herb garlic baguette raspberry granite with blood orange. The main course offers the female smoked cod miso with potato puree, sauteed carrots and asparagus, while the male diner will enjoy a grilled lamb rack with lamb croquette, potato gratin and red wine jus. Dessert is an aphrodisiac combination of mango crepes, mango mint sorbet and mango dumplings.
If a quick meal is on the cards, romance can also be found in a pizza parlour; specifically the newly opened Motorino at Level 2, SkyAvenue. Enjoy the heart-warming comfort of an authentic New York-styled pizza on Valentine's as they present heart shaped pizzas in your topping of choice.
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For a taste of Parisian-style romance, be one of the first in Malaysia to savour a Cafes Richard experience. The French chain's first outlet out of France was unveiled only recently, and promises an exemplary cup of coffee, as it prides itself on roasting coffee in the French artisanal tradition, but with modern technology.
For Valentine's Day Cafes Richard will be offering a four-course set menu priced at RM458 nett per person, beginning with an appetizer of French lobster salad, grilled scallop, prawn tempura and lemon-mint-fennel emulsion. The soup course will feature mixed forest mushrooms, creamy beef Chantilly quenelle, and crunchy truffle bread paired with a Domaine Faiveley Bourgogne Rouge 2014. The main course is fillet of beef d'Artagnan, foie gras, buttered toasted pine nut spinach, baby carrots, herbs demi-glaze sauce, and gratin potatoes with a French Press Sumatra coffee. The meal of love comes to a sweet close with a strawberry heart and coffee Kir Royal.
For those wanting a quieter romantic escapade, Flavors at the Lobby of Awana Genting is offering a five-course Western set with a glass of Zonin house wine and flower for the lady on Valentine's Day. Priced at RM240.00 nett per couple, the menu features an appetizer of warm chicken pate; cappuccino of lobster bisque as the soup course, a lime sorbet shooter as palate cleanser. The main course offers a choice of grilled salmon with sautéed spinach, cous cous, and tomato dressed with caper butter or teriyaki grilled beef tenderloin with buttered capsicum, and gratin mushroom potatoes. The meal reaches a climax with pavlova and berries.
SOURCE Resorts World Genting