(Closed) Kilo at PACT – Sunday In The City
I have been wanting to try Kilo at PACT for the longest time. Its previous incarnation was the popular Raw Kitchen Bar at Greenwood and they serves very good food. So when they have transformed to Kilo, it was one of my must-try place list but I keep getting distracted by all the new restaurants.
And now that I have more time, I went to take up full time Japanese lessons which means I still do not have the time to fulfill all my must-try places. But I am so glad I took up Japanese lessons because one of my classmates, Seraphina, is actually one of the owners of Kilo!
Do you have those instances where you meet someone new and the new friendship makes you feel familiar and excited? When Sera first told me that she is one of the owners for Kilo, I was like OMG OMG OMG! I really love the food at Raw Kitchen Bar! So when Sera told me about their unique brunch event “Sunday in the City” at Kilo at PACT, I woke the tired boy up for a casual brunch!
Hiding in a remote corner of Orchard Central diagonally facing Orchard Plaza, Kilo at PACT is a 3-in-1 lifestyle concept. There is K.I.N clothing and lifestyle store, LIM Japanese hair salon and Kilo restaurant and bar! The interior is an aesthetically pleasing environment with an open space interspersed with concrete tables. We
“Sunday in the City” is a one-off event where they offered 8 special brunch items and some of which are not on their main menu. Kilo is a restaurant and bar with an inclination for hearty flavours and raw spaces. Its Japanese-Vietnamese inspired menu and concrete interiors hope to make for a different dining experience on Orchard Road.
This deliciously zingy Tequila Cured Salmon ($22) made a smart starter. No strong tequila taste and it is perfect with the crunch of a good toasted bagel with jalapeno cream cheese, pickled red onions and fresh coriander. It has just the right note of ‘special’ for such an occasion.
Beef Short Ribs ($28) is one of our favourites. Think juicy and tender grilled beef short ribs served with marsala scrambled eggs and truffled potato chips. Every bite is fresh and refreshing and the truffle potato chips is super addictive.
Zucchini Pancakes ($18) topped with iberico ham, arugula, a fried egg and balsamic glaze was tasty but nothing exciting.
Another of our favourites is the Banana Bites French Toast ($13) topped with fresh bananas, icing sugar and maple syrup. Yet another twist on your usual french toasts because they have added bananas in between each toast before pan frying. So when you eat it altogether with the maple syrup, you get a good marriage of sweet and savoury. This is in their main menu, worth trying especially if you are a banana fan!
Love the creativity of Kilo at PACT. I will definitely come back for more food items from their main menu.