WANTED: The Fastest Appetite in the West

What’s up dawg? Imma brin’ yo’ to the West side to feast some freakin’ awesome goodness!

I always heard about the good things of Tony Roma’s beef ribs but I have never try them until recently. My lover enjoys food as how much I enjoyed it, I brought him to dine at Tony Roma’s Pavilion on his birthday. The environment was really cozy, however, we waited for 10 minutes to get seated as we have requested for the empty space by the cushion seats.

Now here’s the birthday boy along with his mum, playing around with poses and his mum is a cam-whore ūüėõ . She love taking photos and there is nothing wrong definitely that his mum came along. She love her food too!

There were sauces placed on the table, comes in variety of four.

This is how the sauce texture look like. There are barbecue sauces with different flavors.

  • Blue Ridge Smokies: Thick and dark texture, tasted woody and sweet.
  • Original: Lighter texture and less sweeter than Blue Ridge Smokies. Just like the normal barbecue sauce.
  • Red Hots: Even¬†lighter texture than Original with ¬†a hint of spiciness. Not too spicy at first but it will gradually. It has the lightest color of all the sauces with a hint of redness.
  • Carolina Honey’s: The texture is in between Original and Red Hots, rich with the smell of honey but its not as sweet as Blue Ridge Smokies.

Let’s see what have we ordered. There’s only three of us, so don’t expect us to order¬†gazillion¬†dishes. So here it goes~

After ordering, we were served with complimentary breads with garlic butter. Very nice presentation but the breads are tough to chew off!

I love the bottomless juices, you get refills and the one I have ordered is mango. I could tell it’s pure because its pulpy. Priced at MYR8.90.

Dish #1 : Chicken Alfredo Florentine

Description: Linguine tossed with Alfredo sauce with sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, fresh parsley and Parmesan cheese.

It tasted not too bad but it can be improved because it wasn’t up to taste and a little lack of sauce. It was pretty dry. I have to admit that the portion is huge, you could definitely share this up to 2-3 person for small to medium eater. I love sun-dried tomatoes!

Price: MYR 31.90

Dish #2: Bountiful Beef Ribs (5pieces)

Description:¬†Hearty ribs with a rich beef flavor. Glazed with TR’s Original or your choice of other sauce.

Succulent beef ribs with mashed potatoes. It looks like just another beef ribs but I was wrong! ¬†The taste of original barbecue sauces soaks into the meat, leaving the meat soft and tender. The taste is intense and definitely yummy but not overwhelming. Each ribs are sized about 4-5 inches and the meat is done and pinkish. It’s funny how the lover brought back the bones for his¬†rottweiler, she can’t crush the bones at all. This dish is a definitely must try! However the mashed potatoes didn’t taste so good.

Price: MYR  75.90

Dish #3: Steakhouse Burger (Medium Well)

Description: A grilled pure-beef burger topped with Cabernet demi-glace, creamy Havarti cheese and rosemary beef bacon.

Steak burger at almost 4-inch tall served with brown sauce and chips. The melting cheese is good enough to tempt you. I never like bloody meat and they did well for this. The patty appear pinkish with juices (it shows that the meat didn’t lose its moisture) of it as I gave a bite. I liked to eat it just by it’s original flavor, we made use of the sauce for this dish on the mashed potatoes on the previous dish. The patty itself is not too salty but it comes with beef bacon and the combination just compliments everything. However, the bread kept breaking apart as we eat, made us a mess though.

Price: MYR 27.90

Upon seeking for the bill, we were given one mentos mint for each of us just to refresh our breath. ¬†I still prefer fruits! ūüėõ Don’t forget that we are subjected to 10% service charge. I definitely recommend the food here especially the ribs, they are just amazing. The food and environment was great, I still think customer service can still be improved because most of the time while we were eating and needed to request for something, waiter or waitresses seem to bother us even if we call them verbally and politely.

We had another barbecue with his bunch of friends on the next day at his house. My gift for him? A Blueberry Oreo Cheese Cake (freshly made by me), cute pig plushie (if you watch Korean drama, Kim Sam Soon) and my sincere heart ūüôā .

Traclyn Yeoh
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