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Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The Brazzo Restaurant and Lounge at Taman Ponderosa, Johor Bahru.

The Brazzo Restaurant and Lounge (N1.51800 E103.78205) is located at Jalan Poderosa 2/1, next to UOB Bank of Taman Poderosa. The atmosphere of the restaurant is cozy and relax, nice ambience!

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The Brazzo at Taman Ponderosa, Johor Bahru.

The warm lightings really made us felt relax and the air-conditinal was cold...it's a good place to enjoy your meals!

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The nice environment of The Brazzo Restaurant & Lounge

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The air-condition was also cold enough to cool us down in the hot sunny day...
After waiting for about 10 minutes, the first dish served on our table was their Sesame Garden Salads.

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The Sesame Garden Salad - The Brazzo

It served in the organic savory leafy vegetable with mayonnaise-based Creamy dressings. The light salads to stimulate the appetite as the first course of our meal and we like the Special sesame taste of the dressings, and not forget the nice cherry tomatoes.

The second dishes was the Ahi Tuna (Yellow Fin Tuna) - One of the Signature dish of Brazzo.

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Ahi Tuna (Yellow Fin Tuna) - The Brazzo

The seared Ahi Tuna (30% cooked) served with the special sauce, vegetables and the tasty mashed potatoes.

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 Ahi Tuna (Yellow Fin Tuna) with sesame seeds - The Brazzo

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The mashed potatoes and cherry tomatoes served with the Ahi Tuna

We tasted the 'Charcoal Grilled' Ahi Tuna for the first time within Johor Bahru area, I like the sesame seeds very much! The fresh tuna melted in our mouth with nice aroma, it made a Must try dish to me! And please don't forget to finish the nice mashed potatoes and the juicy cherry tomatoes.

Before we can finish the Ahi Tuna, the third dish served...The Kurobuta Prime Rack on-the-bone (300g)(another Signature dish of the restaurant)

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The Kurobuta Prime Rack on-the-bone - The Brazzo

"Kurobuta Pork is the most highly prized pork in Japan and comes from the ancient breed of pig known as Black Berkshire. The meat from the pure oriental strains of Black Berkshire, found in Japan, is regarded as the highest quality pork in the world."

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The Kurobuta Prime Rack on-the-bone - The Brazzo

Some knowledges from friend : "Conventional farm-raised pigs tend to lack the incredibly tasty fat that heritage breeds have maintained, and which keeps their meat juicy, tender and, yes, expensive. But if you're a true fan of pork, heritage is worth every succulent bite."

It was my first time trying the highest quality pork in Johor Bahru, it served with the special sauce and it was nicely grilled on the outside and remains succulent inside. This piece of pork gave the different taste from the ordinary pork that available locally. Kind of like the taste...It was a nice experience for us but it can be more perfect by provide more moist of the meat.

The forth dish was Milk Fed Veal Rack (300g) - Signature dish of The Brazzo

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Milk Fed Veal Rack - The Brazzo

"Veal is the meat of young cattle (calves), as opposed to beef from older cattle, Milk Fed Veal was took from calves that are raised on a milk formula supplement. The meat colour is ivory or creamy pink, with a firm, fine, and velvety appearance. They are usually slaughtered when they reach 18–20 weeks of age (450-500 lb). "Milk-fed" veal calves consume a diet consisting of milk replacer, formulated with mostly milk-based proteins and added vitamins and minerals." Source from here.

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Milk Fed Veal Rack - The Brazzo

Our Milk Fed Veal Rack was served with the medium rare doneness. As you can see the pinkish on the meat, it easily melted in our mouth and the 'charcoal grilled' aroma filled up every corner in our mouth! The veal was tender and succulent, this 300g veal took us at least an hour to enjoy it! With the small little cut of Blue Cheese, made this savory Perfect!
It's a Must try dish for beef lover, Delicious!

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Milk Fed Veal Rack served with medium rare doneness

The fifth dish was - French Rack Of Lamb (Signature dish of The Brazzo)

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French Rack Of Lamb - The Brazzo

"A rack of lamb or carré d'agneau (though this may also refer to other cuts) is a cut of lamb cut perpendicularly to the spine, and including 16 ribs or chops."

"Rack of lamb is often "frenched", that is, the rib bones are exposed by cutting off the fat and meat covering them. Typically, three inches of bone beyond the main muscle (the rib eye or Longissimus dorsi) are left on the rack, with the top two inches exposed."
Well, we were not so particular as other food lover to measure the 2" & 3" of it. Haha!

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French Rack Of Lamb - The Brazzo

The Rack of Lamb was well grilled on the outside and it had the medium doneness inside, which gave the reddish pink, browned, and crusty. The seasoning complemented the lamb but not dominate it. We can't stop ourselves after the first bite! No conversation between us during that moment unitl the racks finished...

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Asparagus wrapped by the bacon

2 sticks of  asparagus wrapped by bacon served together with the Rack of Lamb, and no matter how full you are...you must finish this Nice bacon! Tasty!

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French Rack Of Lamb - The Brazzo

All the above meats were imported, and the prices of the 6 types of Singatures dish are between RM50-80. Exclude the Kobe beef.

We were satisfied with all the Signatures dish which served on our table!
The Western Cuisines serve in Brazzo are different from the common western food restaurant in Johor Bahru, you will have more chances to explore the different type of western cuisine in this restaurant and their Specialty is "Charcoal Grilled". It was a sumptuous meals with the reasonable price! Thanks to Mr Sean Lauw - The friendly owner of The Brazzo.

The Brazzo do serve attractive lunch set in the noon time, they have total of 9 different sets all serve with coffee or flower tea for Only RM12.90 nett.
Beside this, they serve beers and other alcohols in the lounge, this naturally turn into a nice cold place to escape during the hot sunny day! :)

With the environment, friendly services, quality foods and affordable prices....it's a Excellent dining Restaurant! Do drop by if you around the Ponderosa or Taman Molek area, I believe you will surprise with the food of The Brazzo Restuarant & Lounge.

The Brazzo Restaurant & Lounge
Jalan Ponderosa 2/1. Taman Ponderosa
Johor Bahru. (Next to UOB Bank, Tmn Ponderosa)
Business hour : 12pm - 1am (Close on Sunday)
Telephone : +6017-778 8972 

Location map of The Brazzo Restaurant and Lounge at Tmn Ponderosa - Johor Bahru.

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