Monday, May 4, 2015

A Meal At Jamie Oliver Italian Restaurant

ON THE FIFTH AND OUR LAST DAY OF OUR FREE AND EASY TRIP, we went for an Italian meal at Jamie Oliver Restaurant. The day before we went there, we saw a queue right outside the restaurant and I was told that this place is normally crowded every day especially during lunch hour...Knowing that, we went there earlier to beat the crowd...
There was no queue outside but there were already some patrons waiting inside instead..
We were told to wait fifteen minutes for a table...
While waiting, I browsed around...all Jamie's cookbooks and products.. 
And the ambience...
I was also told that this place was formerly a bank... 
 A very huge one too!
No wonder it does not look like a restaurant...
 The empty chairs are for those waiting in line... 
I even find the "vaults" turned into "restrooms" interesting..
And now ... the Italian food.... 
Jamie Italian Burger...
A Giant One!
Chargrilled beef burger with fontina cheese in a brioche bun
with fried onions and grilled mortadella...
This is Fish In A Bag...
Consists of baked sustainable fish, clams, mussels, chilli with Sicillian cracked wheat
and pine nuts topped with fiery arrabbiata sauce..
*words taken out from the menu*
Pasta with lamb fillings... 
Perfectly done.... 
Squids with Italian sauce...
Cannot remember what this is called...
*Was busy eating that I forgot to take down the name of the dish*
hahahaaa..
Another Italian dish which I cannot recall what it is called...
But I can still remember that each dish tasted GREAT!
Something very different from what I have tasted before...
Great Place to come by...
No wonder there is always a Q...
Food portions are not huge as I have expected..
Call me "jakun"...
I never heard of Jamie Oliver until I was actually there for the first time in history!







25 comments:

  1. Owner must be very loaded to own such a huge place. Lol! all that iron grill looks like a jail. Vaults turned into restrooms, sure won't be locked from outside...lol!

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    1. Yes, at first I thought it was a jailhouse!!

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  2. All the food looks so good.. Jamie amd Nigella, always on AFC, hehe..

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    1. Oh really.. i never follow or seen before..

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  3. What??? You never heard of him? He is British though, not Italian. Eeeeee....that looks like a prison! You got thrown into jail kah, didn't pay your bill? Muahahahahaha!!!!!

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    1. at first I thought it was a jail then only was told that it was a big bank formerly!

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  4. I thought I was only away for one day, but seems like I missed a lot of posts already!

    OMG! You don't know who Jamie is... then you know Gordon "f**king" Ramsay or not? I think he is not as popular in Australia, that is why you get to queue for tables. If you are in London, you can forget queuing, all his restaurants there need to have advance reservation by at least a month or two! :/

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    1. Oh really!! I am real jakun then.. Gordon who???? :)

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    2. Here, watch this, then you will know Gordon who... XD
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjV5QH57lGs

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  5. Wow, I have really enjoyed this post because I used to watch Jamie on his T.V. show! I did not know about this place, it looks so cool! And the food looks excellent. It is worth going just to see the crazy atmosphere.

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    1. So many patrons each day... so he must be very famous....

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  6. I used to watch Jamie Oliver's cooking shows on TV when I was living in UK. So which one of you in your group is his fan? :)

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    1. Oh.. food is in our plan.. no fan.. hahaha...

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  7. That's a really giant burger. Wonder how you are going to eat them. Looks like you are going to be put into jail, looks sad, hahahah!!!!...

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  8. That is where we got Jamie's name from! Hehe. The dad hopes he becomes a famous chef like him. Lol.

    Very interesting restaurant. And nice food too. At least something different from Asian food in Adelaide that you had for few days. ;)

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    1. Yes, only on the last day.... hahaha

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  9. The squids caught my attention, hehe...

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  10. Wah, so posh! It has a cafeteria feel to it, the layout. High class cafeteria! What? Now only you heard of Jamie Oliver? hah..hah..never mind, at least you got to taste his food :D

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    1. hahaha... ok ok.. i m really backdated!!

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  11. How cannnnnnnnn....aiyoyoy Claire... LOL....

    okay okay...bring back one or two of the burgers for me ya :p

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    1. Aiyah.. no need borong balik.. just tell WK to go take you there next time!! :p

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  12. wah!! Jamie Oliver Restaurant??!! oh, so is he cooking inside for the patrons?? the burgers certainly look very huge, I wonder how you could finish that, or even open your mouth big enough to give it a good nite?? hahaha..

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  13. I learn quite a few cooking tips from watching Jamie's cooking shows. Maybe you can start youtube his shows. =)

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