Lucid Lounge @ Solaris Dutamas

December 18, 2013

Lucid Lounge serves a remarkably distinctive menu: All its starters, salads, pastas & pizzas comprise components cooked with alcohol, from tomato soup tinged with red wine to lasagna laced with beer & chili cheese fries enhanced with gin.

This burger boasts a juicy 200-gram beef patty marinated in whisky for a smoky-sweet boost that makes its RM36++ price tag easier to swallow.

Spicy butter prawns prepared with vodka (RM21++), mixed with curry leaves & cili padi. The liquor is intended to increase the intensity of flavor; the results are debatable but nonetheless deserving of consumption.

Lucid Lounges variation of the Filipino sizzling sisig, this one with chicken flakes mingled with beer, chilies, onions, mayo & a raw egg (RM24++). An ideal bar snack.

Service is fairly friendly here, but if we could quibble, the musics too loud at this watering hole, which might force some customers to retreat to the outdoor seats.

Bonus stop for booze: Most folks might know DItaliane for its Italian fare, but theres a respectable range of creative cocktails here too.

Close Encounter (gin, blackberries, pineapple juice, clove syrup). 

Thyme For Pears (gin, pear juice, elderflower, thyme, sauvignon blanc, soda).

Delusions Of Grandeur (vodka, grand marnier, lemon juice, grapefruit juice, sage). All three cocktails seem tasty enough but could be much more potent.

Lucid Lounge
D2-G4-01, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur
Open 5pm through late daily. Tel: 03-6211-5161
DItaliane Kitchen
Paradigm Mall, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

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