July 27th, 2017. I saw this place at my IG timeline, then I stalked Plaza Indonesia IG hahaha.. The new place called Khung. Why they named it Khung? Well, I’m still waiting for the answer from them. Since they still haven’t responded my first question about the cuisine, I think I have to wait long *roll my eyes*. When I had invitation at Plaza Indonesia, I took some time to visit this place with Cindy. It’s really a hidden gem since it took a hidden place near west lobby. And to find the place, what an effort hahahaha..
An Asian-authentic restaurant & bar by ALLIN Lifestyle. KHUNG represents the most out of Asian recipes with modern & innovative cooking techniques.
When I came in, I was stunned with the ambiance. It’s beautiful with warm atmosphere. Not too spacious. But the hospitality amazed me. From the greeter, the security guy and the servers. They were all very friendly and helpful with everything. And I love the beautiful murals on the wall.
Blooming Tea 48k
There’re a lot of choices at the menu for drinks. But I was in a mood for tea. So I chose from their premium collection. I asked them first, which one that milder than the others. She said, “blooming tea.” I picked that, then. And I really loved it. It’s light, had a very soft texture and long-lasting aromatic finish. And the most important thing, it’s beautiful, with flowers that literally bloom as they steep.
It’s Cindy’s order. And I recommended her to try the ice coffee since she was just taking a long way from her home. I tried a sip and it’s delicious. Such a thirst-quenching too.
Crispy Pork Belly Bites 88k
served with tamarind sauce, beansprout, scallion
This was a quite funny moment. When the crispy pork belly bites came to our table, I said to Cindy, “Is that a right menu? It’s big portion!” Well, because there’s a main course menu with a similar name, Khung Crispy Pork Belly, I think. Cindy said, “Well, wait for the bill, then.” Hahahaha.. So we enjoyed the pork belly very much. Well-seasoned, with great texture. I really loved it. Cindy loved the beansprout! Hahahaha.. kidding. LOL. The tamarind sauce was also good. Enhanced the flavour of the pork belly. And yes, it’s the right menu. Wow, it’s a very generous portion!
Yang Chou Cau Fen 116k
Chinese fried rice with pork char siew
Cindy chose this menu since she wanted to try the pork char siew. But she was a little bit disappointed with the size of the pork char siew. “What?! It’s too small!!” LOL. But the fried rice was really delightful. Great texture with flavourful taste. We’re digging the fried rice continuously without a break hahaha.. Its aroma made us wanna eat it right away. Hmm..
Green Tea Brulle 72k
Greentea, cream, egg, vanilla ice cream
Yes, I know, all the foodies ordered their famous Orange Molten Lava Cake. But, it’s too mainstream for us. So we ordered this green tea brulle. OMG! De-li-ci-ous! The green tea aroma was very strong. Rich flavour with amazing texture. Btw, I think they should use the vanilla ice cream as I saw in the menu. But when we tried it, it was rum and raisin ice cream. We had no idea why they didn’t use the vanilla ice cream, but we’re very happy with the rum and raisin ice cream. Hooraaay.
I will be back and ask my hubby to join me for the crispy pork belly. LOL. Yes, it is that good. Congratulations Khung.
Khung Bar & Restaurant
Level I West Lobby
Jl. M.H. Thamrin, Menteng
Phone: +62 21 29921912