Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Fresco, Jaya Grocer + Bonjour Garden @ Intermark Mall, KL

During the weekend, Hubby and I like going to The Intermark for a spot of grocery shopping as well as food. Recently, we tried Fresco, Jaya Grocer's 'grocerant' (grocer + restaurant) which serves Italian-style cuisine. The idea is for customers to choose from a selection of meat and seafood from the supermarket area (with a sticker "Cooks for you"), pay for it and then bring it to Fresco and they will cook it for you. There is no additional fee for cooking it, though you have to order a side dish for every item you want cooked for you.

No-frills affordable steak

Fresco at Jaya Grocer Intermark

On our first visit here, I visited the meat department and got myself a Australian rib eye steak (RM7.99 per 100g) and I paid approx RM19 for 240g of steak. I consider that a pretty reasonable price to pay, especially since they cooked the steak to my liking, a lovely medium rare. The steaks have got that nice char which we like too. For side dish, we have tried the garlic mash  potatoes (RM6.80)and steak fries (RM6.80). I'd say skip the mash and go for the fries, a really nice and huge portion, which is lightly seasoned with some cajun spice. On another visit, Hubby had the Angus striploin which slightly more expensive at RM14.90 per 100g, but it was really tasty and tender.

We have also tried the Wagyu supreme burger (RM38) which comes with a thick beef patty, melted cheese and sliced Portobello mushrooms. A little sloppy to eat, but this was quite delicious with a nice combination of flavours.

Wagyu Supreme Burger

Angus Striploin and steak fries

Rib eye steak

Nicely cooked + nice char

Jaya Grocer also stocks the world-renowned Bordier butter (in limited numbers).... trust me, it's oh-so-good! Named by many chefs (including Guy Savoy) as the best butter from France.

We also like stopping by at Bonjour Garden (adjacent to Jaya Grocer) for some desserts. We have tried their Cinnamon Raisin Twist bun (RM3), Choco Raspberry (RM6.60), Chocolate Galaxy (RM6.60) and Strawberry Shortcake (RM7). I especially like the Chocolate Galaxy - rich, smooth chocolate, as well as the soft, fluffy Strawberry Shortcake.

Parking: Free on Sundays, or spend RM30 and above at Jaya Grocer and get 3 hrs free parking.

Location: El Fresco, Lot LC-01,Lower Concourse, Intermark Mall, The Intermark, 348 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur.

GPS Coordinates: 3.161620, 101.719670

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  1. protein-powered pleasure! the rib-eye looks temptingly thick and juicy, and the burger looks awesome too especially with those chunky fries

  2. They cooked the steak really well! That's just how I like to see it when I order it! :D And yay for Australian steak ;)

  3. Nice, very affordable price for that slab of steak! I'll check the place out if i'm in the vicinity, thanks for sharing :)

  4. In Subang there is another Jaya Grocer at Empire ,also have the same "Grocerant" concept, after read this interesting post, I think i should have a try. Thanks again Yen:)

  5. Just visited Cheras Sentral. Staff name Rosmanira was friendly and service was rather quickly attend though it was 1050 Hours. I bought RM84.78 Wagyu Steak Marble 9+, inquire how much need to be paid RM 5 for Cooking Charge depend whether you want any Mushroom sauce RM 4.8.

  6. Might you remember how much was the Bordier butter? Like maybe a price range?


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