One thing that is immediately apparent in KL is that the amount of Pork-free (Halal) outlets probably far exceeded the Non-halal eateries. Apart from looking after our Muslim countrymen, the difficulty of obtaining the license is also another factor. Nevertheless you can probably count the places that serve good pork ribs with your hands. I’m pleased to say that Chicago Rib House is one of them.
Few of us were invited for a tasting of their new menu this week, and I was glad to have Evelyn coming with me. Michelle was another delightful company too. As usual, I did my little research before heading there and found the menu reminding me of Tony Roma’s, just with pork (beef ribs will never be as good IMO). All the more to look forward to.
We started with their signature cocktails, the Mojitos. Confronted with many interesting choices (Banana, Lychee, even a frangelico one), I opted for the classic for fear of overly-sweet concoction. Although I must say that Evelyn’s choice (Kiwi) was a good one too.
I have a weakness for fried mushrooms, and these beer battered babies were crispy with delicate savoury flavour. Good with the slightly tart ranch dressing. I couldn’t stop eating them.
After having Pigs in Blankets in Sid’s Pubs, I find very few places can rival their version. But with the Bourbon-fueled sauce (possibly a little too much Bourbon, not that I’m complaining), these tasted very good indeed. The sweet sauce balanced out the saltiness of the bacon wrapped morsels. The only thing I didn’t like was the mouth feel of the sausages as they were of the cocktail variety, thus the skin is a bit thicker.
Because we are girls (and we like our veges), we also insisted upon an order of salad to fulfill our vege intake.
Consisting of Lettuce, Tomatoes, Carrot and Almond flakes tossed with a lime and peanut dressing, this was very refreshing and had us going for seconds (and thirds).
Time for some main dishes! The signature Pork Pizza made its grand entrance.
Topped with marinated pork pieces and Italian cheese, the pizza sure hit the right spots. The flavours were rich and they were generous with the cheese. I would prefer the crust to be firmer though, as these were falling apart as we pick them up.
Our New York strip came with fresh vegetables and mash potatoes. The beef was cooked to medium (we forgot to ask for specific doneness). As it is a leaner cut of meat, it was slightly on the tough side. I felt that it would be better if served with some kind of jus/sauce, as the meat itself was pretty ‘au naturel’ in taste. I liked how they mix the potato skin in the mash but it could be creamier (I guess I’m just spoilt with really good mash at home).
How could we dine at Chicago Rib House without trying their Pork ribs? We were recommended the new flavour: Caramelized Plum, and this beauty appeared on our table.
Oh, so glorious looking! On the side there were some coleslaw and beer battered fries. Well, I can tell you that the ribs tasted even better than it looked. Wonderfully smoky, with the sweet and sour plum glaze waking up our taste buds. The meat was as superbly tender too. Very well-executed. I enjoyed the fresh coleslaw, though I’ve had better fries elsewhere.
The Portillo dog is another new item on the menu. That fluffy bun was stuffed with toppings: Hot dog, the addictive chili-esque mince, lashings of mustard and finally some spring onions. There’s a mild heat to it owing to the mustard and jalapenos. I’m not usually a fan of hot dog but this was pretty tasty in its own right.
We were fully stuffed by then but you know what they say about desserts right? We couldn’t resist and ordered 2 of them. First was another new menu item: Bread Pudding.
I found their version very different to the usual bread and butter pudding with distinct bread layers and custard. Don’t be fooled by the cakey appearance though, as the taste of bread and custard was still prominent. Very comforting dish.
You can’t really go wrong with Banana Split, and I remember this being my favourite childhood treat. Banana slices with ice cream and hot chocolate fudge, simple but quick to please the little kid in me.
So as their motto says, we had a porky good time!
Ch-ch-check out their current promotions (there are quite a few):
Want afforable and great tasting lunch? Make use of their weekday specials. That Pasta Carbonara is calling me name.
For more information, head over to http://www.facebook.com/CRHMalaysia and their official website http://www.chicagoribhouse.com.my/
Chicago Rib House
F346, First Floor Rainforest,
1 Utama Shopping Centre (New Wing),
Tel: 03-7727 3210
Hours of Operation: 11am – 11pm
L2-52, Level 2, Cheras Leisure Mall,
Tel: 03 – 9134 6120
Hours of Operation: 11am – 11pm
170-G-43, Gurney Plaza,
Persiaran Gurney, 10250,
Hours of Operation: 11am – 11pm
19 Comments Add yours
love the ribs here… especially the flaming one! 😉
The new menu looks really good, especially the ribs and the Portillo Dog!! 🙂
I’ve seen pictures of the Flaming Kansas City, pretty impressive!
hmm haven’t try any of their dishes! hopefully one day soon~~
leaving a footprint here~~Would u mind if we exchange link through google follower? Thank you.
Hello! Thanks for dropping by, I don’t know how to use google follower though, I’ll do some research.
Oooo…my daughter would love ’em mushrooms. Me? Pigs in blanket and those gorgeous ribs!!!! Nom…nom…nom!!!
Ribs for sure! 😀
I want those ribs, and I want that hot-dog 😀
The ribs were the highlight lol.
It’s enormous that you are getting thoughts from this piece of writing as well as from our discussion made at
Greetings! This is my 1st comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and tell you I really enjoy reading your blog posts.
Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums
that deal with the same topics? Thanks!
La ultima version es una de las novedades en el mercado,este programa posee muy buenas aplicaciones sobretodo para
bajar de manera rápida e instantánea a nuestra maquina.
Los mejores temas del momento en formato mp3 los últimos temas
pero vistos y escuchados es lo mas fácil de llevar para
poder escucharlo y oírlo en tu ordenador celular.
would need 1280 pixels horizontally to produce a 720-line HDTV picture.
Another way for you to determine which specific area inside room has the top TV reception is always to carry the antenna and move it across the room.
Outdoor digital hdtv antenna However, you don’t have to buy an HDTV straight
away since you can find digital to analog converters available.
Back inside the analog TV era of yesteryear, you had been almost always better off with a giant outdoor antenna, but for many people
it was not an option. Inside, we’d a little rotary dial
that was used to adjust the antenna by rotating the very best.
Hdtv indoor outdoor antenna reviews It is of utmost importance the TV antenna chosen by
you is within the correct form and so the shape along with the size ought to be accurate.
Hdtv antenna tv An aerial (or antenna) is definitely
an electrical device that electricity sales in radio
waves and the opposite way round. Most HDTVs, like several those in 1080p sets, have adequate vividness for
whichever viewing circumstance you could possibly have. Rca
hdtv indoor antenna reviews Antenna Coil is one in the preferred products that might be used
for industrial purposes.
You may feel improved picture quality, nevertheless, you will not be able to watch digital-quality television or high-definition television (HDTV) in your analog set.
Over- the- roof antennas are required to the OTA or on the air digital signals.
Diy uhf vhf hdtv antenna Like all the other gadgets, TV antennas have come a long way in its evolvement.
Then, ask them in regards to the location of their broadcast antennas.
In order to capture the HD signals clearly all you’ll need to
do is to have the HD TV antenna installed the moment possible.
Hdtv antenna forum canada If the high-definition tuner card has already been capable to accepting signals of HD tv antenna then your
buyer doesn’t require further HDTV antenna.
Usually I do not read post on blogs, however
I wish to say that this write-up very pressured me to check out and do so!
Your writing style has been amazed me. Thanks, very nice post.
Though both satellite and internet radio have very appealing qualities, traditional radio is, well, tradition. They revealed around the air that they’ve never met face-to-face
but feel like they have got known the other for years.
Baofeng kg-uv6d Support concerning how to use it also might be sought from your same database so there’s no worry as
all stand equal chances of best services on these radio control cars.
Studies reveal that radio works as free, entertainment source of data during
enough time of great depression. Baofeng illegal
Rendering much proficient information on all facets related
to radio advertising, they abet nokia’s in garnering the most effective of gains
using this endeavor. Since then, she has launched “The Sandy Brewer Show,” a radio show broadcast through
KXRA 540 AM and streamed live at sandybrewershow.
CCTV are now being used not just in offices, showrooms along with other
commercial purpose but they can also be now being employed in residential apartments.
This means, you might have CCTV as well as a team monitoring your home or business
while you’re out, plus an alarm present. Samsung security 4 channel
dvr cctv system recorder CCTV systems can replace the requirement for body guards
or attack dogs and they can be a powerful deterrent, when the equipment is mounted within an areas which can be easily visible.
The latest video surveillance DVR is really a standalone unit, meaning that all the
required software packages are already installed in the DVR.
A hidden security Dallmeier camera which utilizes the CCTV or
camera surveillance is surely an important tool in caring because of
its property and assets that is certainly just part of the security system.
Instead an alchemical lab of LOVE MAKING containing the
glandular system taught to work differently is part with the enlightened evolution possible in understanding love.
The shower head would have been a hand unit on a hose, though attached to some vertical bar so it may be used nearly
being a fixed unit. Rigid industries led light bar reviews You are
now able to purchase an LED mini light bar which costs below $100
but provides you with excellent output with regards to brightness and light intensity.
Some mini bars have split segments where one side with the segment has LEDs a single colour and
the other side from the segment has LEDs inside a totally different colour.
You will view a progress bar indicating that the restore process has started.
Simply desire to say your article is as astonishing.
The clearness in your post is simply great and i can assume you’re an expert on this subject.
Fine with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep up to date with forthcoming post.
Thanks a million and please keep up the enjoyable work.