Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Nero Teca - My Favourite Place for Long & Lazy Brunches

My ideal place to have long brunches or lunches. Good food, great stock of vino, cozy ambience and great company - nothing could be better...

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I love their complimentary focaccia. Either dipped with a good balsamic vinegar in olive oil or with salted anchovies and some whole olives.

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I am usually spoilt for choice when it comes to picking something from their menu. But the first thing I look at is their weekly special menu. Usually something different and usually never tasted anything but good. But there are several tried-and-tested dishes that I usually go for such as the hearty Bruschetta Speciale (chicken, spinach, sundried tomatoes and melted goat cheese); Romagnola (open piadina bread with parma ham and buffalo mozzarella); the lovely and bright Genovese Salad (mesclun and rocket salad with chili mustard, asparagus, prawns, roast capsicum, smoked salmon, codfish, tuna and cherry tomatoes) or if I can make it in time before their breakfast hour ends, their Tonica breakfast set that comes with espresso, apple and celery juice, two fried eggs with mushroom, rocket salad and parmesan cheese. Simple ingredients but brings about delicate flavors that are both exquisitely light and balanced

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Not to be missed are their selection of desserts. They do one of the better "tiramisu" in town as well as a very good panna cotta. And for coffee drinkers, their coffee is excellent, from the simple black coffee to latte.

Nero Teca (www.neroteca.com)
Ground floor, Somerset
8 Lorong Ceylon, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03/2070 0530

13 comments:

thenomadGourmand said...

oh, i didnt know tht there was this hidden gem right in Chgkt Bkt Bintang! Alws see those eateries on the famous street itself. Thks ofr the recom! Alws luv'd brunches n gd desserts!

myCoffee said...

Oh yes, this place is a gem alright. If you are planning to go for dinners or brunches/lunches on weekends, please call beforehand to make reservations.

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

yes a nice quiet wkend brunch...i think i shall go just here dis saturday..hmmmm

ling239 said...

i am interested in the dessert on the top right corner!! ^_^

myCoffee said...

Hi Joe,
Your favourite place for brunch too? ;)

Hi ling,
Best way is to go there and try it out yourself, right?

CUMI & CIKI said...

moi's fav plc too! love the new header, btw.. ;)

kampungboycitygal said...

my favourite place for lunch too..its only rm 48++ ..too bad no pics thus far..alwiz go there with my boss

squall said...

oh...new place that I can explore...all food seem deliciuos and good enviroment for weekend brunchs...

Precious Pea said...

LOL! Who is that little boy chewing the table?

myCoffee said...

Hi cumi&ciki,
Yours too? Maybe we might bump into each other next time, eh? Thanks for your comment on the header. :)

Hi citygal,
Wah, your boss so nice lah. *envy* ;-p

Hi squall,
Yes, indeed so...

Hi precious pea,
A stranger's kid who loved to drop by our table during one of those brunches. Too cute to resist taking a pic of him. *LOL*

Penang Tua Pui said...

wa.... nice place to hang out la...

hmm... hope to get one at Penang ....

J2Kfm said...

this place looks good. 1st saw this from Cumi & CIki blog.
and the kid is adorable. haha ...

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