Monthly Archives: April 2011

Seafood Night at Villa Mauri

Last night, Villa Mauri held a seafood night featuring Chef Michele’s best seafood creations from appetisers to mains. The set meal at B$36.90 included a mouthwatering array of seafood dishes as laid out below.


Platter of Mixed Seafood Starters featuring smoked salmon and avocado roulade,
seafood salad, gratinated mussels, and fish carapccio




Mix Grill of Seafood featuring baby squid, red snapper fillet, prawns, and scallops



Trio of Pastas including scallops and prawn ravioli, slipper lobster spaghetti,
and the unanimous highlight of the night, seabass lasagne



French Night at Grazie Mauri


AS Alliance Francaise de Brunei kicked off Francophonie Week on April 5 afternoon, Grazie Mauri also held a special treat that same evening to mark the international celebration of the French language and culture.

French Night at Grazie Mauri was attended by officers and staff from Alliance Francaise as well as their friends and family who delighted in a special spread.

That evening, the restaurant that is located in the middle of bustling Gadong, was transformed with decorations and music to suit the mood.

But that’s not all. For the rest of April, Grazie Mauri has special treats for patrons. From 6.30pm onwards on Monday, customers can enjoy unlimited pasta, pizza and tapas at only $15.90 while on Tuesday evenings, the restaurant plays the perfect host for a romantic candle light dinner. Couples that dine in the restaurant will enjoy a 25 per cent discount, with a minimum spending of $30.

April is also the month for hardcore carnivores as Villa Mauri, another establishment under the Mauri Group of Restaurants, goes green and offers patrons their organic beef promotion. – Courtesy of Brunei Times


I loved the Steak Tartare which tasted very much like a raw beef patty Smile


Full house of French food afficionados


Pan seared prawns served over mash potatoes and zucchini, cherry tomatoes confit.


Grilled centre of beef tenderloin served with bernaise sauce,
baked French-style tomatoes and gratinated potatoes in French sauce.


Da gangsta turning on his big flash gun


For dessert, Ferench Applie Pie with light raspberry custard and ice cream.. yummzzz!


My French friend Anais eating like a lady…

Nelayan Night at the Rizqun International Coffee House



SEAFOOD lovers can rejoice as the Rizqun Coffeehouse in the Rizqun International Hotel is bringing back their popular "Nelayan Night" promotion which will run until 15 April, 2011.

In addition to the wide choice of buffet spreads and stalls, patrons can choose from a variety of fresh seafood on display and have them cooked in their favourite styles. Choose your fish and shellfish and enjoy your specially tailored dish and exclusive sauces.

The promotion is available at $25 per adult and $12.50 per child. However, BIBD ATM Cardholders enjoy a discount at $22.50 per adult and $11.25 per child. Except for Saturday and Sunday, every night is "Nelayan Night" till 10:30pm. For enquiries and reservations, call the Rizqun Coffeehouse at 2423000. The Brunei Times


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