Top 5 healthy organic restaurants in KL and PJ
Healthy eating has been all the rage for the past months in the Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya region and we have covered many varieties of it from delicious organic juiceries to healthy food delivieries in town.
Now it is time for the next healthy roundup, where we find some of the best organic restaurants in town that cater to the new generation of health-conscious diners.
From home dining outlets, vegetarian eateries to organic cafes, KL and PJ are no short of wonderful establishments that advocate a better eating lifestyle for all.
Opika Organic Market & Restaurant
As one of the longest running health-conscious establishments in the city, Opika sports not only a restaurant but also a retail store that stocks a full range of organic products for those who want to procure some ingredients for a round of home-cooking delight. For its menu, Opika promises hearty meals that range from pasta, rice to steak and pizza that taste as good as any other regular eatery but with body-benefitting twists to it like the spicy volcano chicken with cardamom turmeric rice and aglio olio pasta with pan-seared wild salmon.
Opika is located at the Old Wing of One Utama Shopping Mall, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
The Daily Habit Cafe
Located in an outlet adjacent to CHi Fitness workout club in Bangsar Shopping Centre, this cafe is also open to public. Simply walk into the CHi fitness club and go past the reception lounge to find the entrance to The Daily Habit. This cafe is known to offer an array of breakfast dishes and light meals that provides the needed energy boost for your mornings like its Quinoa Power Pack (berries and granola served with quinoa and cheese) or the Scottish smoked salmon with free range scrambled eggs.
The Daily Habit is located at Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, 59000 Kuala Lumpur.
This home-dining establishment is one of the staple places for a scrumptious Mediterranean dinner. Helmed by chef Huck, the meals cooked here are 100% MSG free and purely organic. When dining at Huck's, be sure to try out its staple European set menu. This menu is updated every few months by chef Huck with new exciting recipes like Santorini baked lamb and Spain apple almond cream, upon returning from his regular trips around Europe. For newcomers, it is advised that you head over its official Facebook page to learn more about how to place a dinner reservation at Huck's, as it does not entertain walk-in diners.
Huck's is located at 22, Jalan Abdullah, Off Jalan Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur.
Ashley's by LivingFood
Recently listed in our June new restaurant roundup, Ashley's has been making waves in the world of healthy eating with its wide array of fine cuisine like the mushroom-made foie gras. Known never to comprimise its flavours, meals served at Ashley's are always delectable and with a twist like its steak sandwich served with orange salsa and alfalfa sprouts. If you are vegetarian, try its tofu and seaweed dumpling. It is said to be as good as any real meat dumpling sold in the market. As the sister outlet to LivingFood Bistro, this new player also adapts delicacies from the main establishment in Menara Tan & Tan.
Ashley's is located at 11, Ground Floor, Jalan Telawi 3, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.
Real and Wholesome (RAW) Restaurant
Started as one of the pioneer roasters in Malaysia, RAW Coffee had branched out to this new dining concept soon after its initial success in the coffee industry. Here at Real and Wholesome, the food served depicts exactly what it is titled. Catering to vegetarian, vegan and raw diets, this meat-free establishment prides itself for creating delicious meals that can even make meat-lovers go green for a change. To top it off, while you dine in the delicious organic dishes, which include vegan cheese and hummus sandwich, mango masala panini and vegan peanut butter cheesecakes, you can also indulge in premium roasted coffee brewed by some of the best baristas in town.
RAW is located at 150 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.
(Photos courtesy of all respective outlets and restaurants)