Barn 81 Cafe Taman Melodies Jb. Tasty Savouries| Slap-Up Desserts| Practiced Java |Johor Kaki Travels For Food
Daniel invited me to view his Barn 81 Cafe inward Taman Melodies inward Johor Bahru. I enjoyed the nutrient , desserts in addition to java here.
Barn 81 Cafe is inward a re-purposed unmarried storey bungalow along Jalan Cengai inward Taman Melodies inward Johor Bahru (just off the Tebrau Highway on the same side equally Kue Teow Meng in addition to Tapai Tang restaurant).
Daniel told me that they named their cafe Barn 81 because the owners intended to convey a farmhouse subject when they opened the cafe close a twelvemonth ago.
But , what I saw was an eclectic mishmash of random memorabilia picked upward from their travels 😂 Paper lanterns , hurricane lamps , plastic sunflowers , balloons , windmill , re-purposed wooden cable drums , raw wooden pallets etc etc. The master copy good worn 1960s vintage emerald hued mosaic withal embrace the flooring - I similar this 😄 (I hateful but the mosaic flooring 😂 )
Barn 81 was total employment solid this Sat noon.
A novel chef , Tim , but joined Barn 81 (last calendar month inward October 2017 actually). Tim started his culinary career equally a kitchen aid inward a nasi lemak stall inward Kulai when he was withal inward school. He worked inward a Station One outlet earlier enrolling inward a culinary schoolhouse in addition to served his 1-year internship inward Ristorante Amarone (now closed) inward Singapore. We tin gustation Tim's solid foundation , passion in addition to skills inward his dishes.
Tim started us off amongst New Zealand Mussels amongst La La Clams Spicy Soup (price RM15.90+).
The mussels in addition to la la clams were build clean in addition to naturally sweet-savoury. The soup was salty amongst quite pronounced spiciness from large ginger slices. Onions gave the soup an underlying mild sweetness.
Cheezy Fried Chicken Chop (price RM25.90+).
The thick slab of chicken amongst pare in addition to mozzarella cheese were coated inward thick grainy batter in addition to and then deep fried to a golden chocolate-brown crisp outside. The fried chicken chop was topped amongst thick dribbles of cheese in addition to egg sauce earlier serving.
The primary flavours were layers of savouriness from the gooey melted mozzarella cheese , cheese sauce in addition to golden chocolate-brown batter. There was likewise a chip of sweetness from the thick juicy slab of chicken. If you lot similar cheesy dishes , you lot volition similar Barn 81 Cheezy Fried Chicken Chop.
Grilled Pork Belly (price RM29.90+).
The thick strip of pork belly is marinated inward a hickory sauce blend , grilled in addition to and then oven baked. Served amongst a crunchy vegetable salad in addition to fried murphy wedges.
The pork belly amongst pare , fatty in addition to meat were tender in addition to juicy. The distinctive gustation of hickory was blended amongst savoury sauces in addition to subtle natural sweetness of pork. This hearty dish is 1 of Barn 81's best sellers.
Tiger Prawn Aglio Olio (price RM22.90+).
The spaghetti done truthful al dente was tossed amongst a blend of olive stone oil , garlic , herbs in addition to chili flakes. The tender-chewy pasta was good greased amongst savoury , spicy , herby flavours. The crunchy juicy tiger prawns add together a chip of natural sweetness to the dish.
Salted Egg Yolk Soft Shell Crab Spaghetti (RM26.90+).
Pasta done truthful al dente wrapped amongst a salted egg yolk sauce blended amongst garlic , chili flakes , in addition to herbs held together yesteryear olive oil.
The deep fried battered soft trounce crab was meaty amongst quite interesting crispness exterior , juicy softness within , in addition to it complemented the savoury spicy salted egg yolk sauce well.
Pandan Waffle (price RM15.90+).
We wrapped upward amongst our tiffin amongst a alternative of interesting sweetness desserts.
I similar it that Barn 81's pandan waffle is made amongst existent pandan leafage juice (not synthetic essence nonsense). The distinctive sweetness season in addition to fragrance of pandan are pronounced inward this sweetness waffle. The dessert comes amongst a scoop of vanilla H2O ice cream.
Mango Lava Hot Cake (price RM16.90+).
Lava cake made amongst existent mango in addition to topped amongst Oreo crumble. Served amongst a scoop of H2O ice cream , bluish berries in addition to marshmallows.
Chocolate lava cake topped amongst Oreo crumble. Flamed amongst Italian Sambuca liqueur earlier serving.
Layers of sweetness amongst subtle underlying chocolate bitterness. The Sambuca farther left traces of sweetness liqueur inward the hot cake.
😄😄😄 Irresistibly cute signature Bear Lava Hot Cake.
Oh.... the cute Bear Lava Hot Cake tasted so... good. Made amongst existent Hokkaido melon in addition to chocolate , I tin gustation the refreshing sweetness of fresh melon layered amongst sweetness chocolate. It's the best , most enjoyable lava cake that I convey tasted thence far 😋
Barn 81 barista Andrew hails from Malacca.
Andrew pulls prissy Arabica coffee.
👉 We enjoyed our tiffin at Barn 81 Cafe. The dishes are tasty in addition to reasonably priced given the component size. I would live dorsum , particularly for their truthful el dente pasta. Overall , Barn 81's savoury dishes are rather robust inward flavours for my gustation but both Daniel in addition to Tim mentioned that roughly customers feedback that they similar their flavours fifty-fifty to a greater extent than intense.
I likewise beloved their creative lava cakes. Barn 81 is a skillful identify to drib yesteryear in addition to hang out amongst skillful java in addition to roughly innovative , super cute tasty lava cakes. Nevermind the somewhat incoherent decor 😂
Disclaimer: Please depository fiscal establishment annotation that this was an invited tasting.
Restaurant name: Barn 81 Cafe
Address: 61 , Jalan Cengai , Taman Melodies , Johor Bahru , Johor
GPS: 1°29'41.2"N 103°45'48.4"E | 1.494776 , 103.763452
Tel: 012 728 8158 | 07 362 6445
Hours: 1:00pm to 10:00pm
Date visited: xi November 2017
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