Monday, June 23, 2008

Value Set Lunch @ Pick n' Brew, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya

baked oysters
ooooooohhhhhhhhh, oysters

Last weekend, since we were at 1 Utama to check out food sanitizers (yes! you can clean your food up), we decided to dine at Pick n Brew. It was good to catch up with Jackson, since I have not met up with him for some time.

mushroom soup
robust mushroom soup

The restaurant is running a few promotions at the moment, one which was the executive set lunch for RM28++. You get a choice of appetizers - baked fresh oyster or soup of the day. For the main course, you may select from: Mediterranean oven baked chicken with roasted vegetables and polenta or, poached dory with boiled potatoes and vegetables in cream sauce or, roast beef with spinach gnocchi and chunky garlic basil tomato or, gratinate salmon on cream pasta. At the end of that fulfiling meal, you have a choice of tea or coffee. Available from 12 noon to 3pm daily, it is a great deal and also available at their Glenmarie, Shah Alam outlet until end of this month.

salmon on pasta
grilled salmon with creamy angelhair pasta

We both decided to try the set lunch and the food was good. I loved my 2 baked oysters topped with spinach and a bit of cream and placed on rock salt. Splashie Boy's soup of the day was a rich mushroom soup, which he finished before I could even ask to sample any. Just make sure you don't touch your oysters on the rock salt though, or it will be too salty.

roast beef
my fav dish of the day - tender juicy roast beef with spinach gnocchi and chunky tomato sauce

Splashie Boy went for the roast beef since he loves anything that moos. Very tender and juicy - I could see the juices coming out from the slices placed on top of the spinach gnocchi. For those who are wondering what is gnocchi, it is made from potatoes so think of it like mashed potatoes mixed with flour and spinach but shaped in small pieces. Nice combination of flavours with the rich chunky tomato sauce, I felt.

My pasta dish was huge - I got a mountain of angelhair pasta that I had trouble finishing. Perfect for those who love cream, but it can get a bit rich tasting at the end. The salmon was slightly overcooked, as it had a grilled cheese topping but overall, a nice dish.

Pick n Brew is also running a Pick and Win contest until 15 July. You get to win - free beverage for the year or minimum RM10 from your bill. We didn't get to win the grand prize but did score RM10 off from the final bill. Do check it out, who knows you may be the lucky winner. They also have a set dinner available but I didn't get the details. If you want to know more, just give them a buzz.

Pick n Brew
F233, 1 Utama Shopping Centre
Bandar Utama
Petaling Jaya

Tel No: 03-7726 0102

(Halal. They also have an outlet at No.2, Jalan U1/17, Hicom Glenmarie Industrial Park, Shah Alam. This outlet is at the new Promenade area, which is nearer to One World Hotel.)

*Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here is entirely based on my personal tastebuds and may vary for others. The reviewer also declares that she has not received any monetary or non-monetary compensation from the restaurant for writing this review.

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14 comments:

ling239 said...

the oysters look really good ~ ^_^

fatboybakes said...

wah, wonder why i've been procrastinating going to P&B!!! must go soon!!!

Jackson said...

ho ho ho! u know what, on the day itself, they is 2 customer win the free meal voucher which their bill is around RM 192++

Criz Lai said...

The oysters looked yummy. So are the rest of the food. I ought to visit PJ and BU area next time.

http://crizfood.blogspot.com/

mimid3vils said...

all diners entitle for the pick n win contest?

CUMI & CIKI said...

wow to end up on several blogger's pages, this must be good! hv read so much about ths plc, we best try it out for ourselves. nice shots!

boo_licious said...

ling239 - they were pretty juicy. Give it a try.

"kicks" FBB's butt!

Jackson - Aiks! How come we weren't that lucky?

criz lai - yeah, we tend to go 1U a lot since you have everything in one spot.

mimi - it is applicable for all diners, you can win a free meal also.

cumi & ciki - well, a lot of us know Jackson hence there has been numerous visits to his place, which does offer value for money deals.

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sido said...

wow the oyster looks fat fat yummy~

J2Kfm said...

thought of trying the set lunch when we went to 1U last week or so. but ended up rushing for a movie and missed a proper lunch. =P
ended up at The Curve.
did he say when will this Executive Set Lunch Promo will end?

boo_licious said...

sido - it was nice and fat, I kinda expected the thin types but was very pleasantly surprised.

j2kfm - this promo ends, 30 June. The Pick & Win promo ends 15 July.

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Simon Seow said...

I just went there for tea time promotion today. 3pm to 6pm. RM 10 ++ for a coffee by the pot and a slice of cake. Value ah. Will try the set lunch soon.

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