Wednesday, July 6, 2011


Was on my anti-social nightmare last few weeks and was glad that it's finally over. Of course, what is more greatly to relax yourself after a horror episode than to reward yourself with delicious food.

I often pass by this place but never got the chance to dine in and to reward myself, I walk in and ate alone! I believe that 98.8888888888888% of people who has the fear of eating alone in public. I'm one of them too but after so much of stress, I really needed some 'ME' time. Gain a bit of courage and I end up dinning in Ben's@KLCC.

Ben's is location was the former California Pizza Kitchen at Level 1 of KLCC. Got to know that Ben's is part of The Big Group Co. where Plan B, T forty Two and Cannoodling are sharing the same company.

Really liking their light bulb logo *tink*

I  like the cosy ambiance which reduce my fear of eating alone. I boosted up my confidence and pick my meal and ate there. The part-time-vegetarian of me is in the role so, I ordered a non-meat meal.

 While waiting for the food
 Aglio Olio Spaghetti
Look at the huge chilli they gave me

Surprisingly, their services is excellent! I usually won't brag or complain much on restaurants/cafes' services but this one I really must say is excellent. Even with the long queue of guest coming in and the restaurant is full of guest during peak hours, my food arrive so shortly after I have placed my order. I was very impressed.

Usually those popular places where everyone just want a bite of it, with long queues and full house all the time. You will pretty much need to wait for almost an hour to get your food. When you complain you waited for very long the waiter show black face. When the food finally came, it tasted either just so so or you feel is very tasty because you bloody waited very long and you are very damn hungry. I think that's one of their strategy to make you feel their food is nice. WTF
My beverage arrangement

See the glass of sky juice they gave me. I did not even request for it. The moment I sat down, they brought the glass of sky juice and cutlery. I just blink blink my eyes, my food arrive already. The waiters and waitresses are very friendly too, keep smiling at you. I really have to rave their services. EXCELLENTE!!!

Their meals are delicious and their prices are affordable. No complains here. It was so good that I went to dine at their place twice within a week! I also ate alone, practice makes perfect, right? LOL
 Ginger & Lemongrass Tea <3
 Notice the yellow box with COOK cards in it. They are so creative and generous that they share some of their recipes. Inside the yellow box are other cards with different categories. They even have chat topics for you if you want to try and break the ice with your new group of friends. Too cute!
Pan Thai Seafood Linguinni

I really hate those thin and out-of-juice bean sprouts where you usually get in noodles. Out-of-juice bean sprouts really suck up the whole meal and I really hate it. When I have out-of-juice bean sprouts in my meal I won't eat it. In this dish, the bean sprouts are thick, crispy and juicy. The amount of nuts and bean sprouts are really really really generous that I can't finish them.
Leftovers of their generous amount of nuts and bean sprout

There are a lot more dishes and desserts I would want to try. Really can't take in so much food alone :) Would really go for their desserts next time I dine in.

Till then you can fine Ben's at the following places.

Pavilion KL Shopping Mall
Lot 6.11 Sixth Floor,
168 Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: Shankar / Rahman / Lutfee +603 2141 5290

Suria KLCC
Lot 140 First Floor
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
50088 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: Shankar / Redzuan / Zaleha +603 2163 1655