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Neroteca Meatilicous Chinese New Year 2012

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Neroteca Meatilicous Chinese New Year 2012

This month Neroteca will having NEROTECA’S “MEATILICOUS” JANUARY OFFERS A SELECTION OFITALY’S BEST MEATS & WINES for Chinese New Year and the Year of Dragon.
In celebration of Chinese New Year and the 2012 auspicious Year of the Dragon, Neroteca is offering a range of Italian meat delights, with authentic flavors of lamb, pork and beef based cuisines.

We visited Neroteca once in 2008. We celebrated a friend’s birthday there and we enjoyed our dinner. After three years, we revisited Neroteca for their Neroteca Meatilicous Chinese New Year 2012 menu.

Gorgeous Rachel Lai giving the welcome speech
So what do we expect for this menu? It will be a savoury 7-course meal aims to please meat enthusiasts, where each dish is creatively designed and paired with selective prosecco and wine. Taste the innovative creations of Chef Lorenso who has mastered the art of rustic Italian cooking from the best chefs from Italy.

Chef Lorenso giving his speech and demo on steak tartare
From handmade pasta to the fresh bread baked daily, his quest for excellence in food preparation demands perfection and authenticity in Italian culinary offerings.
We started with the Starter with Selection of cold cuts which include Prosciutto di Parma, San Danielle, calabra piccente and mortadella.

The Prosciutto di Parma was memorable as I had lots of them when I was traveling in Patagonia Argentina two years ago. This was equally tasty and good.
Steak Tartare using the Marinated Angus steak was next. Steak tartare is a meat dish made from finely chopped or minced raw marinated Angus beef combined with a combination of ingredients. Not many people enjoy Steak Tartare because it taste bad but just that it did not suit your taste palette. I enjoyed it.

Prosecco di prosecco Conte Neri

For the Entrée, we had Pappardelle Neroteca which was the Pappardelle pasta with wild boar ragout. The handmade Pappardelle pasta was a great combination for the wild boar ragout and it tasted so heavenly. This is high recommended.


Valpolicella DOC Corte Giara goes very well with the suckling pig

Stozzapretti Nduja, the Handmade curl pasta cooked with rare salami was equally good but I preferred the Pappardelle pasta with wild boar ragout.

For the Main Course, we had Porchetta which was the Deboned suckling pig stuffed with sausage and capsicum.
Sirloin Tagliata was the Grilled sliced beef sirloin top with sautéed spinach and potatoes. The beef was well cooked and you can spot from the colour of it.
Lastly, we had the Grilled Lamb Rack which they used the New Zealand lamb Rack served with garden salad and Balsamic reduction sauce. This was juicy and grilled to perfection.

Costa di Nugola Syrah Toscana

Neroteca is a cosy Italian restaurant serving up rustic and authentic style Italian food that is truly close to home-cooked wholesome food.
Located at Bukit Ceylon, Neroteca simply exudes a truly Italian dining experience with a deli that makes you feel like you are dining somewhere in Italy! Everyone who dines at Neroteca will just love its ambiance for its truly captivating charm which evokes the authentic feel of Italy.

Neroteca’s dining experience just spells great home-style Italian cuisine that leaves you wanting for more.  A lot of attention and detail is given to food preparation and to the choosing of the freshest of products, combining rustic, home-made dishes with the modern cuisine accomplishments.

All the sumptuous recipes are the wonderfully innovative creations of Sous Chef Lorenso who has learnt from the best. From hand – made pasta to the fresh bread baked daily, this quest for excellence in food preparation demands perfection and authenticity in Italian culinary offerings.

If you are looking forward for a different and unique Chinese New Year feast, you can try this. The menu is unabashedly traditional yet refreshingly distinctive without the artifices of ‘fusion’. Through its authentic dishes and warm welcoming ambiance, Neroteca provides a very unique Italian cultural dining experience.


About Neroteca

Serving up the best in rustic and authentic home-cooked Italian food, Neroteca is a non-halal rustic restaurant specialising in authentic Italian dishes with pork. A long, tall, narrow glass box, bright lights, wall-to-wall wine, pasta and sauces, with hanging salamis and hams, it hosts a unique friendly atmosphere with a quaint ambiance. Neroteca packs in people, energy and great flavours. There is nowhere like Neroteca anywhere in the city.


Outside Catering & Private Parties

Nerotecais able to provide outside catering for parties and functions of up to 200 people. You can experience Nero class in the comfort of your own home, with chef’s brilliant cooking up of sumptuous cuisine to thrill your intimate dinner party.

Please contact [email protected] if you would like to hire all or part of Neroteca for a private occasion.

Neroteca Restaurant Address and Contact:

Ground Floor, The Somerset,

8Lorong Ceylon,50250 Kuala Lumpur.

Tel: 03-20700530/ Fax: 03-20702530.

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours:

11.30am to 11.30pm (Daily)


The Nero Group has grown into one of the most recognised and well respected restaurant groups in Malaysia, known for professionalism, high standards and exceptional quality. The group currently consists of three restaurants. Nerovivo is perhaps the best known, celebrating its sixth anniversary this year. Neroteca is our non-halal restaurant, specialising in Italian dishes with pork, importing meats and cheeses from Italy every week. Nerofico in Damansara Heights, combines trademark Nero Italian food with music – it is now one of the city’s best live jazz venues.

Towards the end of 2010, management of the Nero Group was moved to The Island Group Hospitality Ltd., a Hong Kong-based hospitality management company with extensive experience in restaurant and hospitality leadership.

The Nero Group continues to thrive, and with its passion for excellent food and wine and dedication to providing a remarkable dining experience, remains a dynamic force on the KL restaurant scene.


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