Friday, August 13, 2004

1919 Bistro & Wine Bar

1919 Bistro & Wine Bar is proud to present a brand new era in great dining and fabulous entertainment! Introducing The Piano Bar starring our "Fab Five" vocalists Izlyn Ramli, Michelle Nunis, Maria Yasmin, Maria Gomez and Ida Marianna; with Llewllyn Marsh on the baby grand Every Friday 9:30pm 'til midnight: Torch Song Trilogy Every Saturday 9:30pm 'til midnight: Classy Cabaret Had enough of expensive "nouvelle cuisine" restaurants and rah-rah nights out at blaring bars? Don't you just sometimes want to have a really good dinner at a really nice place that's not expensive but has just the right ambience and entertainment that you have some fun without the drama? Welcome to 1919 Bistro & Wine Bar. Or should we say, 1919 Bistro & Piano Bar? Starting this month, 1919 enters a whole new era in great dining and fabulous entertainment! Every Friday night, luxuriate in smoky, sultry and sizzling "Torch Songs" like "Summertime" and "The End Of A Love Affair". On Saturdays, it's "Classy Cabaret" with saucy late-night standards, a bit of sassy musical theatre, and a couple of snappy finishes from Broadway and the West End. Eat up these sexy cabaret performances every weekend starting at 9:30pm with our "Fab Five" female vocalists: Izlyn Ramli, Michelle Nunis, Maria Gomez, Maria Yasmin and Ida Marianna, who returns this month after a year away in Australia and we got her! In fact, we got all of them! Not forgetting the remarkable Llewellyn Marsh who accompanies these amazing singers on the very old, very beautiful baby grand. As you eat all you can from our delicious new menu of Malaysian "Soul Food" (how else do you describe "Sirloin Masak Lemak" and "Green Mango Lamb Dalcha"), feast on the songs of Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Marvin Hamlisch and more, as our "Fab Five" channel the spirits of Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Etta James, Billie Holliday and more! Three sets every night, with the last tune playing just around midnight! Plus, with a whole new lounge bar, new landscaping and lots of other changes and improvements - as well as a great wine list that isn't ridiculously overpriced - The Piano Bar makes 1919 Bistro the perfect place for a s'wonderful weekend! Coming Soon! The Piano Boys featuring a special line-up of all-male singers Every Sunday from August 29, 9:30pm 'til midnight 1919 Bistro & Wine Bar 44 Jalan Pudu Lama, KL 50200 Phone 03 2072 7960 Times: Tue-Sun, 6pm 'til 1am Website Getting there: To avoid Puduraya, take Jalan Raja Chulan and exit at Jalan Bukit Nanas (U-turn into the flyover) or exit at KLSE (after junction to Bukit Ceylon); both lead into Persiaran Maybank (behind Menara Maybank). 1919 is on the left of Pudu Lama, down the street from the Indian temple. There's a free parking lot next to the restaurant. Courtesy of Dina Zaman

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