Over the recent years, we have witnessed a growing trend amongst KLites to incorporate environmentally sustainable living into their culinary traditions. This, coupled with a greater awareness of the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, has led to the rising organic and conscious eating trend in the city. More now make the effort to eat healthily and get meals from sustainable, organic sources. We scouted around for some “living food” places and came up with some choices.
Food place: Ashley’s @ Telawi
Food type: Homemade contemporary food
Food order list: Red Vege Burger (RM33), Homemade Wagyu Burger (RM55), Inhouse-made Granola (RM22)
Food note: Located along Telawi 3, this shop is a place accessible whether you’re coming from the city or the nearby neighborhood. With a relaxed ambiance, effortless decor and bright lighting, this hip joint in Bangsar serves freshly prepared meals, without compromising on taste.
Food place: Living Food Bistro & Cafe, JTR
Food type: Salad bar & local cuisine
Food order list: Laksa Borneo - Brown rice noodles & veggies in a creamy spicy laksa broth with miso sambal served vegan with tofu (RM18), or with egg and prawns (RM24), Homemade turkey burger (RM22)
Food Note: Located in Menara Tan & Tan in Jalan Tun Razak, Living Food prepares a myriad of organic salads and local favourites like lamb korma, lasagna, and Laksa Borneo. Their laksa is served belacan-free with black rice noodles and the chicken pot pie is cooked with free-range chicken. Living Food was also shortlisted as Best Healthy Eats in 2012 and 2013 in Time Out KL.
Food place: Thirdwave, Bangsar South
Food type: Coffee & modern contemporary dishes
Food order list: Lunch special with 1 drink and 1 scoop of ice-cream (RM25+) – Angus Steak Fajita Rice Bowl, Smoked Salmon Udon Carbonara, Housemade Lamb Ragu Lasagna
Food note: Thirdwave is a café and an artisanal food hall serving quite a variety of eclectic coffee beans with a select choice of house made cakes and ice creams. For the peckish, Thirdwave also has an extensive comfort food menu consisting of burgers and bites including their signature vegetarian burger with homemade matcha bun.
Food place: Dahmakan
Food type: Strictly delivery with international menu
Food order list: Sophisticated packed meals between RM21 to RM25, includes Thai Green Curry and brown rice, Jamaican Jerk Chicken and roast bell peppers, vegetarian meal of Falafel and Couscous
Food note: Dahmakan brings together top-notch chefs with talented engineers for simple delivery solution for the busy and discerning. It sources local ingredients, prepares world cuisine fresh daily, and delivers delicious, healthy dishes in signature boxes around Klang Valley. Even the cutlery included is bio-degradable