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Tree 15 @ Bandar Sri Damansara

August 21, 2016


Tree 15's founders have a mission to carve out a secret hideaway, where time slows down & the tumult of the world recedes for awhile. It's improbable that this cafe can remain a secret, but it'll still nonetheless serve as a shelter from emotional storms, spread out over two spacious levels of an industrial enclave lot with glass hardware & printing material makers for neighbours. Artwork on the wall entreats customers to seek 'some beautiful place to get lost' - Tree 15 could be that place, free of pretense.

You may have spotted head barista Mervin Chin before, but he finally has a locale here to find his voice & articulate his imagination without suppression - expect an evolving repertoire of coffee & tea-based beverages, sometimes created to partner with cakes. For a harmonious match, try this month's Maharaja & Maharani - the former is a Sumatran Mandheling espresso with grapefruit, rosemary syrup & tonic water, its invigoratingly balanced notes & nuances underpinned by a gently vibrant acidity (RM12), while the latter is a butter loaf cake with cream, toasted coconut flakes & chocolate bits (RM16). The sum of both proves even more delicious than the parts, whetting our appetite for further food-&-coffee pairing possibilities.

A beverage named for a U.S. presidential candidate - Hillary Clinton (RM12) - combines the strength of espresso with the feminine flourishes of lavender, milk & honey, while the Coconut Uji Matcha (RM14) underscores Tree 15's commitment to pure flavours at their prime, relying on Kyoto-cultivated green tea with coconut milk & single-origin white chocolate for body. Darker Than Mondays is an oak-smoked, cinnamon-infused cold brew aimed at evoking the aftertaste of whiskey.

Tree 15's food is decidedly local - ginger fish that channels home-cooked flavours, alongside the likes of Anson chee cheong fun (a nod to the Teluk Intan hometown of one of Tree 15's founders) & salted chicken with rice, costing RM7.90 to RM18,90.

Tree 15
15 Jalan Tembaga SD5/2G, Bandar Sri Damansara, Kuala Lumpur. Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm. Tel: 03-6262-8299

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