Pickle & Fig @ TTDI

pickle and fig

 

Pickle & Fig is interestingly a suitable name to suit the concept of the café. Starting with their many interesting mixes of smoothies and juices, it offers a wide range of choices for an extended range of customers who loves healthy and natural ingredients in their food and beverages. Caffeine addicts and coffee lovers would be able to enjoy their choices of caffeine and non caffeine drinks along with a spectrum of creative menu of sandwiches.

 

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It is calmly soothing and spacious in the café, and there are assorted furniture of various design to ensure maximum comfy for dinners. Whether you like it on stool, cusion, or bench, which ever gives the perfect comfy to chill and hang out. There are lots of space in the café and some fun for the creative ones to be explored.

 

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Something to be given a deep thought off at the wall of “conscience”….What would you like to do before you die…

 

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I did not try much of their drinks but I tried quite a bit of their sandwiches. Eunice had the Mocha at RM 9, where else Ben ordered the Latte which sells at RM 8.

 

7.mocha RM 9 pickle and fig .
8.cafe latte RM 8 pickle and fig (1)

 

As many already know, I am no fan of coffee so tea and juices would be the next in line for beverages. We tried the Mango Mint, Avocado Dates and the Bananalicks which happens to be my favourite. The mango mint is a mixture of mango, mint leaf, banana and pineapple. As for the avocado dates, there is obviously the avocado and dates with some milk and yogurt. It was their best seller and I find it rather bland despite the ice cream yogurt in it. Dates are used to substitute honey for the sweetness in the usual avocado smoothie. That probably explains the lack of sweetness in this. As for the bananalicks, it was a genius combination of horlicks, banana, milk and yogurt. Do note that they don’t use natural yogurt but ice cream yogurt instead. I love this one and got carried away without a photo. My apology….

 

But, I did get the Goji Me which is a combination of strawberry, goji, apple, pineapple, and yogurt for RM 12 as well as the Blue Healer which includes the blueberry, blackberry, banana, and apple. The later is priced at RM 10 . Their smoothies were great and smoothly flavoured with creative and rich ingredients.

 

9.Goji Me -strawberry, goji, apple, pineapple, yogurt RM 12 and blue healer -blueberry, blackberry, banana, apple RM 10  pickle and fig (3)

 

If smoothie is heavy in flavour, there is the Gryphon Artisan Tea with assorted flavours at RM 8, and served with a tea pot. I love my Marakesh Mint mainly due to the green tea in it.

 

10.Gryphon teas .

 

With the mint and lemongrass, the ordinary green tea becomes extraordinary.

 

11.Gryphon teas

 

Tea and coffee is good after meal, but smoothies should ideally be taken in the morning. Let’s proceed to the food menu, for there is quite an extensive range of sandwiches which is served with salad and wedges as sides. Starting with their only choice of soup on the menu, which is the Onion and cheddar, this is selling at RM 8. They use spanish onion so expect a lot of sweetness in the soup. Served with baguette slices, it makes a comforting starter.

 

11.2. onion n cheddar- spanish onion n melted cheddar soup n baquette slices RM 8 pickled and fig

 

Follow by the Avocado Mixed Greens with Raspberry Vinaigrette. Salad lover would adore this Mesclun salad, sliced avocado, and toasted almonds with raspberry vinaigrette. Despite the name, there is very little avocado in it. For RM 13, this can be a great add on dish when sharing.

 

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With their proud Panini, we had the Coronation Chicken Sandwich pricing at RM15. With sliced chicken breast and caramelised onion as well as raisins coronation sauce and alfafa sprout on ciabatta. I really love that generous alfafa sprouts on the chicken.

 

12.Coronation Chicken Sandwich. RM15 Sliced chicken breast + caramelised onion + raisins coronation sauce + alfafa sprout on ciabatta. All panini are served with triple cooked wedges (6)

 

All panini are served with triple cooked wedges with house sauce and dressings that are all made from scratch.

 

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The sauces and dressings are good to go with the wedges. I thought their mayo could use more egg yolk.

 

14.Aioli Russian Coronation Mayo-all sauces made from scratch (1)

 

The portion for all the sandwiches is pretty awesome with decent amount of wedges, and salad. My favourite of the day is this Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Sandwich. Selling at RM 19, there is a generous amount of my favourite Smoked salmon, capers, the flavourful chives cream cheese and lemon taragon mayo, on my favourite focaccia bread.

 

15.Smoked Salmon &Cream Cheese Sandwich. RM19 Smoked salmon + capers + chives cream cheese+ lemon taragon mayo + mixed on focaccia (5)

 

I am obviously in love with this and I thought it was brilliant to have tossed little capers in it but I am quite disappointed with the focaccia bread. It was obviously thin and would be great if it can be more solid in texture.

 

16.Smoked Salmon &Cream Cheese Sandwich. RM19 Smoked salmon + capers + chives cream cheese+ lemon taragon mayo + mixed on focaccia (6)

 

Moving to the Smoked Turkey Roll &Cheddar hot pressed Panini, this would blow your mind with the rich flavours from the turkey roll, as well as the thick cheddar. This one sells at RM15, and this is not only the attractive generous amount of smoked turkey toll that is exciting but the sauteed mushroom and cheddar plus infused oil on either wholemeal or white bread.

 

17.Smoked Turkey Roll &Cheddar hot pressed Panini. RM15-Smoked turkey toll + sauteed mushroom + cheddar + infused oil on wholemeal or white bread.

 

I didn’t quite like the texture of the pressed wholemeal slices for a slow eater like me take a longer time to eat and by then, it gets hard when it cools.

 

18.Smoked Turkey Roll &Cheddar hot pressed Panini. RM15-Smoked turkey toll + sauteed mushroom + cheddar + infused oil on wholemeal or white bread.

 

The Hoisin Chicken &Grilled zucchini did well with white bread and I do find this pleasant because the fillings in this are moist and juicy. Making the texture enjoyable at the price of RM16.

 

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Another choice is the Rotkraut Pastrami which sells at RM19. This one has beef salami, basil pesto, mozzarella and butter spread in either wholemeal or white bread.

 

20.Rotkraut Pastrami. RM19-Beef salami + basil pesto + mozzarella + butter spread in wholemeal or white bread-pickled and fig

 

When dining in a big group, try their Nachos . With RM 12, there is round tortilla chips and melted cheddar with sliced black olives and japapeno slices with salsa roja.

 

21.nachos -round tortilla chips n melted cheddar n sliced black olives n japapeno slices n salsa roja RM 12 pickled n fig (3)

 

Here is a sneak peek of what might be coming soon on their menu in the near future. The Fish and Chips has got great batter which is lovely when served hot and the thick piece of fish is absolutely filling. This one is served with mushed pea and wedges.

 

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I like the Panini at this place as well as the choices of beverages available. On top of that, the space and the ambience are great to hang around with a bunch of great people. Cards and simple games are available for those interested in something more than just some good food.

 

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Pickle & Fig is located at the TTDI at:
26, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 2,
Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2858-9960
Open 10am-10pm (11pm Fridays & Saturdays)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pickleandfig

 

Thank Ah Bok for the invitation, and the great company of the beautiful Anna , Eunice , Ben , and Ken . Not forgetting to also thank Pickle & Fig with their generous food.

 

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15 Responses to “Pickle & Fig @ TTDI”
  1. Never got all the sauces and dressing when I went there and ordered a Coronation😦

    Sigh. Just my luck😛

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  2. thammelissa says:

    Looks like a place to have healthy sandwiches!
    I like the ambiance ….

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  3. The Yum List says:

    Looks like a great lunchy spot. Sandwiches are my fav midday food.

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    • sycookies says:

      Mine too. But if you don’t have that long lunch hour, forget about this place cause they take a little longer with the food preparation.

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  4. yuhjiun says:

    Almost went in the other day but we were too hungry and scared not full haha

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  5. Chuen says:

    Not really a coffee person too! Sandwiches really looks awesome! And not the usual fries but wedges😀 Hmm…would love to try their Nachos as well.

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  6. Eunice says:

    I still love coffee nah!! Hahaha.. I will come back for more cofee!

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  7. Avocado Date & Bananalicks both sound like perfect thirst-quenchers! I wish my office had a cafe like Pickle & Fig nearby, where I could tarpau some tasty sandwiches and snack on them in my cubicle as comfort food😀

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