Dinner in the Sky in Puteri Harbour till 19 June 2016
Listed on Forbes.com as “10 Most Unusual Restaurants in the World”, Dinner in the Sky has arrived at Puteri Harbour, Johor from now till 19 June 2016. I was thrilled to be invited to go up on this interesting dinner, all thanks to Doubletree by Hilton, Johor Bahru. The husband was mocking at me when I agreed, “You dare meh? Very high one leh! You sure close your eyes all the way.” Aiyo, how to see my food and enjoy the view with my eyes closed? Challenge accepted, I am sure it’s not that scary lah!
We were supposed to go up at 6.30pm but our session was delayed so I missed the sunset. But it is okay, the view was already magnificent enough. Upon seated, the safety crew will help us to buckle up to ensure safety at all times. The crane and crew were tested and approved by TUV SUD, a wwell-respected German safety testing organization. The platform can hold 22 pax at a time, secured by a system of belts in 6 anchor points. When everyone is seated, up we go – 50m above the ground!
It’s actually quite stable while going up, I don’t feel any shake at all. Plus it was already dark, so I can’t really see if I was on the ground or above the ground. Due to the wind, the chair will swivel a little but it’s fine! Four-course dinner was served briskly by the chefs from Tosca Trattoria Italiana of Doubletree by Hilton, Johor Bahru.
We started with a plate of salad – white anchovies dressed with balsamic jelly served with marinated wild strawberries, yellow frisee lettuce and feta goat cheese. I was too excited that I forget to take pictures of the first course! -_- But after I calmed down, I started taking pictures of my basil and green pea soup served with rich truffle cream. Smooth and creamy, this delicious and refreshing soup uses simple whole food ingredients to create a buttery texture with hints of truffle aroma.
As for mains, I think I made a marvellous decision to pick Slow Cooked Wagyu Beef Cheek, Gaufrette Potato and Baby Spinach. Braised for hours, the meat is wind up with intense flavor and a tenderness that leave us craving for more. My dining partner had a lighter dinner featuring Baked Cod Fish with smoky Red Pepper Chutney, Spinach, Horseradish Mash and a touch of tangy Fresh Passion Fruit. Other options include Free Range Chicken Breast Koffman’s Cabbage and Australian Lamb Rump. Vegetarian choices are available as well. The creamy cherry tiramisu brings a sweet ending to my meal.
There are two sessions available daily (7:00 pm – 8:00 pm or 8:30pm – 9:30pmpm). Only a few seats left, each pax is priced at RM699++ (not inclusive of wines, champagnes and beers). Admission to the Dinner in the Sky welcome lounge, a seat on the Dinner In The Sky table, a 4 course dinner menu, free flow of water and some juices. All guests are recommended to use the restroom prior to taking their seats.
Dinner in the Sky Malaysia
Address: Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya Johor Bahru, Malaysia