The Place I never expect to travel to Kuala Lumpur just for a meal. Nadodi has changed my perception of the fine dining scene in the capital of Malaysia. Located opposite the iconic Petrona Twin Towers, I was hugely curious about the cuisine at Nadodi for a start, as its focus is on contemporary South Indian cuisine. The name Nadodi translates to “Nomad” or “Wanderer” in Tamil and Malayalam, and the gastronomic journey here draws reference from three regions in the Indian subcontinent—namely Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Sri Lanka. I was excited to say the least.
In terms of its interior, the restaurant spots a contemporary look, with a private room which provides a glimpse of the action in the kitchen, also known as the Chef’s Table.
The Food The restaurant is helmed by South Indian born Sricharan Venkatesh, Chef de Cuisine at Nadodi, and there is an option of the 7-course Tasting Menu (MYR360++), 9-course Tasting Menu (MYR430++) or the 11-course Tasting Menu (MYR490++). The dishes and gastronomic journey here are largely inspired from spices from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Sri Lanka.
The main dining space is also home to the bar counter, as there is