The “All Stars Steamboat Affair“ for Ramadhan at Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

This year, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur has come up with a special steamboat for “Buka Puasa” and I think that’s such an excellent idea.  After a day of fasting, it’s just so good to line the stomach with some hot nutritious soup and freshly boiled ingredients.

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The “All Stars Steamboat Affair” in Essence restaurant features 6 unique broths for your dining delight.  Diners will be totally spoilt for choice with these 6 broths, ranging from”Jonker Street Asam Pedas to Thai Tomyum, Penang Nyonya Curry and Napoli Beef Braising broth.  If you prefer something simpler and subtle, go for the chicken or fish broths.  Thanks to the Sheraton Imperial chefs, the 6 broth selections came from the creativity of Chef Kabir, Chef Jamsari, Chef Alessandro and Chef Loo.

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My favourite is the Nyonya Curry broth – it’s supremely fragrant, rich and leaves a trail of warmth in the stomach.

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 My bowl of Nyonya Curry steamboat – almost spilling over!

The accompanying ingredients for the steamboat are just as varied and mind-boggling.  The wide array of steamboat items offered include sliced sea bass, salmon, beef, crabs, prawns, all types of fish and meatballs, seasonal vegetables and more.

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 Yemen Mandy Lamb Rice

Besides the steamboat specials, a Ramadhan feast is not complete without traditional favourites like sambal, jeruk, kerabu, ulam-ulaman, nasi briyani and nasi kandar which are offered together with well-loved dishes at the Chinese corner, Italian corner, the Sushi bar and more.

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From left: Grilled Sugarcane Chicken Salad, Ox Tongue Percik Salad, Kerabu Jantung Pisang & Stuffed Marinated Prawns with young mango salad

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 Sup Tulang Merah Singapore-style

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 Hot & Spicy Tiger Prawn with Oats

Some may break their fast by indulging in sweets first, before the heavier savoury items.  If you prefer to do this, the dessert counters at Essence are heavily laden with traditional delights like seri muka, kuih lapis, kuih talam, bingka ubi, pulut inti, ketayap, tapai pulut, kuih bakar, sago gula Melaka…. oh my god, the list is endless!

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 Daging Masak Hitam

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 Herbs-braised Beef Prime Ribs with Potato Millefoille

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 Kari Kepala Ikan “Hj Kassim” – the demure version

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 Kari Kepala Ikan “Hj Kassim” – the fierce version!

The buffet is priced at RM108++ per person and is available for dinner only from 12 July to 6 August 2013.

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 Assorted desserts

During Ramadhan, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur is offering an exclusive Ramadhan Room Package which includes 50% discount voucher on dining at any of the restaurants; a complimentary rollaway bed and kids get to eat free.  Booking is available from 1-31 July 2013 and applicable for stays within the same period.  The room rate starts from RM328++ per room per night.

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 The Merry Chefs

Between 16 and 31 July 2013, SPG members can enjoy 30% discount off on the Ramadhan Steamboat buffet.

If you plan to host a bigger gathering, Essence is offering a 35% discount for group bookings above 30 persons and have confirmed the paying amount.  The restaurant will also be conducting a daily Lucky Draw session during where guests stand a chance to win dining vouchers.

For reservations, please call +603-2717-9933 or email [email protected]

Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur
Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 603-2717-9900

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2 Responses to “The “All Stars Steamboat Affair“ for Ramadhan at Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur”

  1. July 13, 2013 at 12:35 am #

    Penang Nyonya Curry sounds like a broth i would love! and gosh, i would wallop all those skewers of kerang/cockles! :D

    • Pureglutton
      July 20, 2013 at 10:10 pm #

      I know, you are such a cockle lover! :P

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