The Renaissance Kuala Lumpur has emerged from a stunning renovation, ready to captivate the taste buds of food enthusiasts once more. Our recent visit to the Evolution, situated on the Ground Floor, was a delightful experience. This eatery caters to lovers of authentic Asian and international cuisine, offering both buffet and à la carte options. To celebrate its reopening, the Evolution has introduced the Semi-Buffet Pranzo Italiano, an enticing culinary offering that we were fortunate enough to savor.
The Feast: Semi-Buffet Pranzo Italiano
The star of this gastronomic show is the Semi-Buffet Pranzo Italiano. This culinary masterpiece includes a selection of sumptuous main courses that will transport you straight to the heart of Italy. Diners can choose from the following delightful options:
1. Beef Cheek Pappardelle: One word: sublime. The 24-hour braised beef cheek was tender and rich, perfectly paired with the peppery notes of arugula.
2. Salmon Linguini: This dish was a true taste sensation. The seared king salmon was a marvel, and the spicy tomato sauce added an exciting burst of flavor.
3. Risotto Funghi: A heavenly plate for mushroom lovers! The mixed mushrooms, triple cheese, and black truffle oil combined for an earthy, decadent delight.
4. Grilled Australian Lamb Cutlet: The lamb cutlet was cooked to perfection, and the pomodoro sauce enhanced the flavors of the tender meat and Italian summer vegetables.
5. Pan Seared Sea bass Fillet: A melody of flavors danced on my palate as I enjoyed the buttered capers, cherry tomatoes, and basil oil drizzled over the pan-seared sea bass fillet.
6. Vegetable Lasagna: A true vegetarian delight! The homemade pasta, fresh vegetables, tomato sauce, and cheese melded into a delightful lasagna that satisfied both the eyes and taste buds.
We couldn’t resist the temptation of ordering the highly recommended dishes, the Salmon Linguini and the Grilled Australian Lamb Cutlet. Our taste buds were in for a real treat, and we absolutely adored them. The Salmon Linguini: The seared king salmon in the Salmon Linguini was incredibly succulent and flavorful, and the spicy tomato sauce gave it a delightful, zesty kick. It was a harmonious marriage of flavors that left us craving for more. Its Grilled Australian Lamb Cutlet: The Grilled Australian Lamb Cutlet was a revelation. The perfectly cooked lamb was tender and juicy, and the pomodoro sauce elevated the dish to new heights. Each bite was a burst of deliciousness that had us savoring every moment.
Appetizers and Soups:
The feast continues with a diverse array of appetizers, including Potato Salad, Mixed Bean Salad, Chicken Salad, Assorted Cheeses, Beef Salami, Turkey Meatloaf, Smoked Salmon, Smoked Chicken, Chicken Terrine, Smoked Duck, Tuna Niçoise Salad, Mixed Seafood Salad, and more. To warm your soul, enjoy a choice of Minestrone Soup and Mushroom Soup, both prepared with expert precision and filled with comforting warmth.
The Irresistible Antipasti:
What’s more, the Semi-Buffet Pranzo Italiano includes an unlimited spread of antipasti. Delight your palate with Panzarotti, Mozzarella Sticks, Porcini Mushroom Arancini, Roasted Potatoes, Vegan Meatballs, and a whole garden of Grilled Vegetables (Asparagus, Carrots, Bell Peppers, Pumpkin, Artichokes, Mushrooms, Zucchini), not to mention the savory Beef Salami Cheese. Each bite was an adventure of flavors and textures, a true culinary voyage.
Save room for dessert, as the Evolution serves an enticing selection of sweet indulgences to round off your meal. The desserts were a delightful finale, a symphony of sweetness that left us yearning for more.
The Renaissance Kuala Lumpur’s Semi-Buffet Pranzo Italiano at the Evolution is a culinary delight that beckons food aficionados to savor a symphony of Italian flavors. With its mouthwatering main courses, endless antipasti, tantalizing appetizers, comforting soups, and exquisite desserts, this experience is not to be missed. Plan your visit and let your taste buds embark on an Italian adventure like never before.
When to Indulge:
The Evolution’s Semi-Buffet Pranzo Italiano is available on weekdays from 12 pm to 2:30 pm. For just RM 98 nett per person, you can embark on a culinary journey through Italy without leaving Kuala Lumpur. Make reservations today by calling +603 2706 8088 and prepare to immerse yourself in the flavors of Italy in the heart of Malaysia.