Cubes @ Jaya One

cubes jaya one

Cubes is billed as a Chinese cuisine / wine bar. Mr. Ang had us over for dinner courtesy of Eiling and it was good to have some Chinese food and single malt for a change. 

cubes pork

I’m not going to go into the dish names or prices since most of the stuff we had was off the menu so here’s a description of the dinner: 

cubes duck

This is probably the best duck I’ve ever eaten. It’s served Peking Duck style. 

cubes soft shell crab

Soft shelled crab! 

cubes soft shell crab bun

Best wrapped in a warm man tou (Chinese soft bun) and served with a bed of lettuce and sweet pineapple. I like the sesame seed hints on the crab. 

cubes pork knuckle

The next dish is roasted pork knuckle. You just can’t argue with the porcine goodness. It’s tender and melt-in-your-mouth. 

cubes pork belly

Just when you thought you’ve fulfilled your pig quota for the month, here’s the three layered pork belly with special sauce. This is the best dish of the night – tender, juicy and flavorful. The texture is exquisite with crunchy nuts on top contrasted with soft pork belly. 

cubes prawn

It just can’t get any better than this right? Wrong! Here come the huge prawns! 

cubes chicken

The chicken is almost an anti-climax after all that good food. 

cubes bbq pork

…but wait, pork awaits! There’s no such thing as too much pork! BBQ pork, done really well so it’s all juicy. Mmm… 

cubes veggies

It was a veritable pig out but there was an obligatory vegetable dish just to fulfill the FDA requirements. I like Cubes, but most of the stuff served that night isn’t available on the menu. You can always ask the owner though, I’m sure he can whip something up. πŸ™‚

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25 thoughts on “Cubes @ Jaya One”

  1. Looked like someone went to porky heaven last night.
    I just had an upset stomach courtesy of certain meds I recently began and this isn’t helping! -___-

  2. This is gonna be the first thing I’m gonna eat when I get back to M’sia LOL. Looks real expensive though. Should have stated price range or something eventhough its off the charts??

  3. KY: Yeah, heaps of pork! πŸ™‚
    Cheers: That’s the best thing about Chinese food me thinks…the pork! πŸ™‚
    Mizz Sharon: Hmm…I can’t remember the prices exactly but it’s mid tiered…about what you’ll pay for meals at this location. πŸ™‚
    chefmel: Haha! Ya, but it’s a start! =D

  4. eiling: I actually lost all the stuff I wrote in my BB that’s why I winged it. Haha! πŸ™‚
    ShaolinTiger: Yeah, I remember the dish name is something like “Probably the best Crispy Aromatic Duck” or something to that effect. πŸ™‚
    thenomadGourmand: Yeah, they do. I was pretty surprised too. πŸ™‚
    aud: Eh really? My posts used to be at night but I don’t have Internet at home now. T_T
    Bangsar-bAbE: Yeah, it would have been nice to have you join us! πŸ™‚
    urkuchingfriend: Nope. πŸ™‚

  5. gosh, its been awhile since i’ve came to ur blog. been busy busy busy.
    pork heaven!
    looks darn juicy lor. good thing i just had my supper…if not i’ll be salivating already. XD

  6. HB, it always so special when you dine out for nice Chinese dinner. This one seem so wonderful. Did you had nine courses or seven? Look like you had mix Cantonese and Northern dishes.

  7. BabyMocha: Hello there! Yeah, I love the food, but that could be coz I love pork. πŸ™‚
    Dylan: Hey there! Same here, been very busy with the new job too. πŸ™‚
    SW: BBQ pork is the best! The pork belly is good stuff too! πŸ™‚
    Jessen: Heh! You can always go for supper at midnight! πŸ™‚
    Erica: Hmm…the above were all the dishes that was served, plus double boiled Cantonese soup with lotus root and a platter of fruits at the end. πŸ™‚
    Michelle: Nice! I have to learn how to make that one day. πŸ™‚

  8. annant: I must try your god mom’s char siew! I wonder how to make it at home. Hmm…am interested to do my own (with lots of meat tenderizer) and see how it tastes like. πŸ™‚

    IT makes my damn mouth salivate, like a pavlovian subject ( barkbark !) even if I have already just eaten dinner !


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