Ramadhan begins this month, and with it come the 30 days of fasting practiced by observant Muslims. So how is eating relevant to this celebration? Well, fasting is traditionally broken each evening sunset, a practice that’s often accompanied by feasting, and this aspect has put a whole new meaning on the word “buka-puasa” in KL.
Ushering in the holy month of Ramadhan, the JW Marriott on Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur showcase a massive spread of 108 of the best traditional dishes from various states of the country customarily served during Ramadhan. The Poolside area on the 6th Floor and the Starhill Conference Centre on the 4th floor of JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur will be transformed into a Ramadhan bazaar, to replicate a kampung ambience.
You will get to experience the nostalgia of breaking fast in kampung style, especially since there will be 130 different dishes from all the states of Malaysia, the feast will almost certainly delight every member of the family. For those who yearn for the traditional kampung experience, the Gerai Makanan Tradisi dan Selera Kampung will highlight typical Malay dishes. Some of these dishes are Tongkeng Ayam (Bishop) Goreng Bercili, Daging Salai Masak Lemak dengan Bachang and Kupang Masak Rampai.
For those who like their greens, the Malay ulam or salad selection such as petai, kacang botol, ulam raja, and Jantung Pisang, complemented by local versions of dressings such as sambal belacan, cincaluk, budu and tempoyak. Local appetizers to whet the appet ite are acar buah, acar jelateh, and keropok ikan. Some of the local favourites featured at the happening hotel’s Ramadhan bazaar stalls are nasi dagang, satay, ikan bakar, ayam tandoori, roti canai, chicken rice, ais kacang, a fresh fruit station and more.
So if you’re wondering what this Ramadhan Buffett at the JW Marriott costs, it’s only RM60.00++ per person at the Conference Centre and RM70.00++ per person at the poolside area, from 7.00pm to 10.30pm. Don’t forget to check out this spread should you be in the area, and berbuka puasa with your friends and family.
At JW Marriott, you can break fast with a big smile!