Paleolicious was an unexpected find in my neighborhood, on a rare first meal just between me and my BIL, who was home alone sans my sis and nieces. A Paleo-dedicated restaurant in Kepong, we are honored.
Zaman purba (prehistoric era) just kept on flashing on my brain, when my dining companion explained that paleo diet is essentially food for caveman. I just couldn’t get rid of prehistoric people’s images in my mind, eating with their bare hand. Caveman, or Stone Age people, however you say it, consumed more protein than carbohydrate than you and I do today. Maybe that’s why they lived till old age, sans the modern age diseases, you reckon?
Meat. Fish. Shellfish. Vegetables. Fruits. Nuts. Berries. Insects. Okay, perhaps not insects for us modern age people. But you get the drift, right? No processed food, no dairy, no alcohol, no refined sugar and salt, etc. No white potatoes too as they are starchy vegetables, but not sweet potatoes as they are considered as “safe” starch. I heard of good and bad cholesterol, but not aware that there are bad and safe starch! In Paleolicious’s kitchen and dessert bar, you will only find coconut milk and almond milk, they say on their Facebook Page here.
Our Paleo food adventure includes:
Shrimp Portobello + Cauliflower Rice (RM 25.90), definitely the dish of the day for both BIL and myself. Described as “baked portobello mushroom with shrimp tomatoes on top with our signature cauliflower rice” caught my attention, as cauliflower rice is something that bf mentioned few months back. If you are still not caught up with the “cauliflower rice” trend, it is the healthy alternative to (white) rice, a healthy protein and also packful of fiber, sans the carbo.
Paleo Sausage Egg Burger (RM 25.90), was too “eggy” for me, but BIL found it perfectly alright. “Our homemade sausage is made from chicken, shrimp and with lemon zest to bring out the freshness of the meat. With the guacamole (an avocado-based dip) and 2 Omega rich Kampung eggs, it just tastes like a real burger” sounds tantalizing, no? I do like their patty and guacamole, and also their mashed cauliflower a lot, but double eggs are just way too eggy for me.
Wanting to try one more dish, we ordered Paleo Bimbimbap from their Korean Paleo menu. Just like the normal bibimbap, but instead of rice, rice, they use cauliflower rice. Rm 15.90 ala carte price, but we took their Set Menu RM 19.90, including a Detox Water (value RM 5.90) and gluten free banana cake (value RM 3.90).
Detox Water is meant to cleanse your body; rids body of toxin. Their recipe uses lemon, and some other fruits + Chinese Wolfberry (qi zhi), and let it sit in the fridge for few hours. Notice our 777 table serving number?
I went with their …. anti-aging juice, Amazing Beets (RM 9.90 + RM 1 add for chia seeds), which contains green apple, carrot, beetroot and lemon.
Total bill RM 82.60 for 3 dishes and drink, and only cash is accepted. Some netcitizens commented that food is pricy, but I think it is a fair price for a healthy eat.
If you are into healthy eating, do support Paleolicious and keep it alive (please, please) in my neighborhood. They only use free-range chicken and organic egg, and their Signature dishes are their Cauliflower Rice and Zoodles (Zucchini noodles). The restaurant is located near the Sri Bintang Saturday night market, and yes, free wifi is available.
Update Feb 2017:
Revisited Paleolicious with my elder niece, after my first visit in October 2016. I ordered their Shrimp Portobello + Cauliflower Rice (RM 25.90) again, and also tried two new dishes: Egg In Nest (RM 12.90) and Special Veggie Burger (RM 21.90).
Egg in nest (RM 12.90): Baked egg in the nest of shredded sweet potatoes, served with mashed cauliflowers. We enjoyed the baked egg, but thought that the mashed cauliflowers could use some seasonings.
Special veggie burger (RM 21.90): Homemade vegetarian burger made from sweet potatoes and pumpkin seeds. Base is made of portobello mushroom and top with cucumber slices and our special made sauce. My niece enjoyed the burger, but not me … too different than a traditional burger.
We paid RM 82.50, including two glasses of fruit juice, and still no credit card.
12, Jalan Sri Bintang 4, Taman Sri Bintang, Kepong 52100 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel : +6012 688 9990
Business Hours : 0800-2000 (Tue-Fri), 0800-2100 (Sat-Sun) (Closed on Monday)
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/paleolicious.com.my/
GPS: N 3.18705∘ E 101.64280∘ or Waze: https://waze.to/lr/hw2860ujvx