Lunch @ Moxie Restaurant and Bar, Plaza Damansara, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur

>> Apr 17, 2010

The name Moxie comes from one of the first carbonated drink widely sold in the United States. Don't mistake it for 'moxy', as 'moxy' has a totally different meaning all together.

According to Urban Dictionary, Moxy means guts, or to put it crudely, 'balls'.

An example would be: He sure has a lot of moxy telling his boss to go F*ck himself.

Anyway, we were suppose to go to Flamenco but they were not open for lunch on a Sunday. So we settled for Moxie instead. Finding a parking is relatively easy on a weekend.



Moxie Restaurant & Bar

We started with a Caesar Salad to share.



Moxie Caesar Salad

Priced at RM18, the salad was ridiculously small. Taste wise, it was alright. Nothing really special about it. How special can a Caesar salad be right?



5 Spice Duck Spaghetti

Cooked with lots of garlic and riped tomatoes, the pasta was the winner for the day. I would easily say that the pasta was the best main course we ordered. It was well flavoured, had a nice garlic taste accompanied by the flavour of the duck, just thinking about it makes me want to sink my teeth into something. Its freaking 9pm and I haven't had dinner, so you can't blame me. It was priced at RM38.



The Moxie Burger

The burger was RM28. One could opt for the burger to come with Foie Gras and pay a lot more (I would certainly like to try that one day). The burger was quite ordinary. For better burgers, kindly head over to The Daily Grind.



Cattleman Barbecued Short Ribs

The meat came off the bone very easily. It was soft and nice. The only complain I had was that the sauce was a little too overpowering. However, this dish tasted better than Tony Romas' beef ribs. It was priced at RM59.



Steak Diane

Although Moxie pride themselves in only serving Australian beef, I have to say that the steak was a little tough. Australia beef doesn't mean tender beef. However, it was cooked to middle, which I requested for. Taste wise, it was above average. The dish was RM65. For a more accurate picture on differentiating beef, kindly read my article.



Chocolate Lava Cake

This cake sealed the deal. Inside was warm chocolate sauce that complimented the cream and ice cream. It certainly was one of the better desserts I've tasted in a while. It was priced at RM16.



Bananafee Pie

Bananafee or better known as Banana and Toffee is as the name says. Kampungboycitygal highly recommended it. I have to say it was quite good. However, when compared to the chocolate lava cake, it didn't put up a very good fight. Maybe it was because I was in the mood for chocolate.

All in all, Moxie does a hell of a job in food presentation. Some of their dishes might not be exceedingly good (they were good), but their presentation and the friendly staffs sure did made up for it. Moxie can also create/customize a menu for a party of 10 people.

I certainly would be back to this place for try some of their other dishes. Until then.


Note: Sorry about the long absence. I've been crazily busy.

I've decided to remove ratings from my blog.


*Opinions expressed are solely based on my personal experience

Pricing: About RM80 per person.


Map to Moxie Restaurant & Bar

Address:
44 & 44M, Plaza Damansara,
Jalan Medan Setia 2,
Bukit Damansara,
Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.

Contact:
Telephone number: 03 2095 0016 / 03 2095 0017

Opening hours:
12pm-3pm, 6pm-11pm.
Closed during lunch time on Saturdays.



Phrase of the day: All we can do is make the best choices we can, and keep putting one foot in front of the other.

9 comments:

jfook April 17, 2010 at 8:56 PM  

Oh my God, the chocolate lava cake....Yummy..

Tummy Rumble April 17, 2010 at 10:27 PM  

@jfook: it sure was.. haha :)

thenomadGourmand April 17, 2010 at 11:18 PM  

Glad ur back!
So whn u not too busy join me again for my food hunt ya!
ps: Expensive hor the food.. ahemm..(me workn di but stll hv to jaga budget ;p )

Tummy Rumble April 18, 2010 at 12:14 AM  

@thenomadGourmand: I doubt it'll be anytime soon.. I'm gonna be busy for a very very long time.. hahaha.. sorry.. Its not that I want to be busy, I'm sort of forced into it man.. lots of exams coming up.. FML

Anonymous,  April 25, 2010 at 8:07 PM  

moxie |ˈmäksē|
noun informal
force of character, determination, or nerve : when you've got moxie, you need the clothes to match.
ORIGIN mid 20th cent.: from Moxie, the proprietary name of a soft drink.

it's basically the same meaning as the one you posted of moxy.

lcly77 September 1, 2010 at 3:32 PM  

Hi
May I know how can I get to Plaza Damansara by public transport if I am from Puduraya?

Tummy Rumble September 9, 2010 at 12:06 AM  

@lcly77: I'm sorry I'm not really sure about the bus system in malaysia.. I doubt any bus stop by that area.. The only thing I could think of would be to take a taxi.. cheers :D

JoinMe,  August 15, 2011 at 2:42 PM  

Hi Tummy Rumble,
Kindly be informed that this post has been reprinted on JoinMe.com.my, thanks. ^^
P/S: We have put your name and link credit back to this article.

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