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16 Oct 2012

Tuesday, 2 October 2007

Review: Euro Deli Shop

**Non-Halal**

Before Elcerdo (must click to view new outlook of website, very cute haha) arrives at our shore, Euro Deli is THE place to have our fix of German Roast Pork Knuckle. We usually patronise the outlet, Euro Deli Grill, at Jalan Yap Kwan Seng where it is a spacious restaurant as compared to the Deli at Damansara Kim. Nevertheless, this round we visited the Deli together with a bunch of friends.

Since a few of us arrived pretty early and have gotten hungry staring at the various sausages and cold meat in the fridge, J decided to order some appetiser whilst waiting for the rest to arrive. She asked for a plate of potatoes cooked in bacon bits and added another order of spaetzle later on. The potatoes were nicely fried in the yummy bacon fat, the floury texture of the potatoes went extremely well with the crispy bacon bits. Needless to say this plate of potatoes disappeared in a jiffy but luckily I managed to snap a bit of whatever that is left on the plate before they got polished off as well.

ED - potatoes with bacon bits

Spaetzle is a type of German dumplings made of flour. The dough is pressed thru some holes into boiling water to form into dumplings, drained and cooked with bacon bits. The texture of the spaetzle is soft but chewy, flavourless but when cooked with the bacon bits and chopped onions, the fats melded with the spaetzle, creating a lovely fragrant.

ED - spaetzle

We were served with basket of lovely buns, whilst we were enjoying seconds, a couple of guys in our party arrived and kicked a fuss over the unsalted butter served. They asked for the salted version and managed to get them whilst the ladies downed the unsalted butter without much problem. I wonder if it's a guy thing?

I had a Pork Cordon Blue that came with thick fries and coleslaw. The pork is stuffed with ham and cheese before breaded and deep fried. Very sinful indeed haha but once in a while I guess it's all right to indulge. Had to be careful when I dug in cos the cheese filling was super hot. I find the pork is a little over fried which rendered the meat on the dry side but eaten with the cheese filling, it was all right.

ED - Pork Cordon Blue ED - Pork Cordon Blue, halved

Hubby, as usual had the Roast Pork Knuckle which is his standard order at Euro Deli. The crackling of the skin was perfectly crispy that I could heard my the other friend who was having this crunching on them. Portion is huge for me but for a guy, I think they could easily down one knuckle without much challenge.

ED - pork knuckles

J had pork chop, I think, which she can't finish and passed on to the official DBKL or it's supposed to be Alam Flora now? The rest have pork shoulder and steak (beef one!) that came from the set meal options. Look out for them on the blackboard. Set meals came with a soup, choice of mains, dessert and coffee/tea for a very reasonable price. I heard the pork shoulder was kinda tough but the steak was pretty ok since our youngest diner, 2 and a half years old, chowed on them with a gusto. It was a joy to watch this little fellow eat, downing his bread, soup, meat followed by ice-cream that came with the set oh so heartily. Wished my boiboi would chew on steaks!

If you're not familiar with this area, coming to this part of Damansara Kim can get a bit trickly. Check out the map first and remember to save the phone number, just in case you're lost.

Euro Deli Shop
No. 41, Jalan SS 20/11
Damansara Kim
47400Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Tel: (603) 7726 7495

Euro Deli Grill
No. 29, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: (603) 2162 6991
Daily: 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sundays: 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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17 comments:

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

wow..one knuckle 1 person?? thats huge!!

B@m®©™ said...

i went there once with my wife, and the food was YUMMY hahaha, i think it was my b'day too, after working hours usually it isn't crowded if you go early.

sbd18 said...

they have nice bacon cheese pie/torte...very yummy...good as an appetiser...*droool*...

ka..t said...

Sigh... cannot see pictures, description alone is making me drool...!!

We like the KL branch for their Sat night buffet. That alone can satisfy our porky cravings for almost a month!! :D

Allan Yap & Nigel A. Skelchy said...

YUM! Must go. But MUST...RESIST as well. Going to pigging out on our trip. So need to save calories ;-) hehehehe

rokh said...

i've been there few times and it's always the sausage for me, and the apple pork. have yet to try the pork knuckle though, is it go0d?

Tummythoz said...

Err I kick a fuss over unsalted butter too. =P
*memorising to order pork cordon blue..*

daphne said...

wah..that's a big portion! Looks yummy though..and I also wonder about the bread thingie.. maybe it is a guy thing,hmmm

ling239 said...

they used to have one deli shop in Uptown too, which i went once, and chap-lap d ~

L'abeille said...

Pork Knuckles? ElCerdo's better or Euro Deli's?

You know lar...people who's on a diet like me...my waistline cannot afford to go for the second best and end up disappointed ....hehe.. :p

Jason said...

I like Cordon Bleu. The pork version sounds interesting.

babe_kl said...

joe, this knuckle is half the size of elcerdo's :p

bambam, i think weekdays not crowded at all

ya ka sbd18? hmm must go again then

kat, i try not to go buffet cos they've sooo much meat in one go haha

alan & nigel, share share lor hehe

rokh, yes!!!

tummythoz, ok LOL

daphne, looks like its not a guy thing cos tummythoz oso kick a fuss over it

ling, yeah cos too many competition there i think

l'abeille, both are different sytle ler. elcerdo one serves 2 though.

jason, i thot so too dats why i ordered it ;-) *high five*

Big Boys Oven said...

Have not been to this eatery for ages. But there is a great fish head noodles at Damansara Kim which you need to be explore!

babe_kl said...

yaka BBO?? day or night one?

MamaBoK said...

Wow..! that was a huge knuckle..! i donch think my PB can finished something so huge.. hhaha!

babe_kl said...

mamabok, actually it looked big due to the huge chunk of bones attached to it!!! LOL

justbee said...

yes the Elcerdo website is so cuutteee