You’ve probably seen poke bowls on your feed or overheard the buzz of the beautiful bowls of colourful food. If you didn’t already know, it’s pronounced “POH-keh.”) and this food ‘trend’ is new to us but is an integral identity to the Hawaiians. If you’re looking for poke bowls in Kuala Lumpur, look no more for The Pokemist prides itself as the expert on Poke bowls. And the best part? They also do delivery now here on foodpanda!
Before we start diving in deeper about The Pokemist, a little fun fact: Poke means “to slice or cut” in Hawaiian and refers to chunks of raw, marinated fish which is then tossed over rice and topped with vegetables and umami-packed sauces.
Who are they?
The Pokemist aims to promote a healthy lifestyle among Malaysians by offering a wide variety of sustainable, inspiring, and tasty menus for all customers to enjoy. The dishes on the menu are made to promote a healthy and balanced diet in order to inculcate physical fitness. In addition to the delicious food, the restaurant’s interior décor features an interior that is surrounded by potted plants from all sides to give a healthy and green look throughout the restaurant.
Slow-Cooked Striploin Beef Bowl
We highly recommend you try one of their best sellers here, the beef bowl. While a little unconventional from the traditional poke bowl concept, The Pokemist delivers perfection with their medium-rare, grass-fed Australian beef atop a bed of cherry tomatoes, corn and poached egg. Racking up only 632kcal per bowl, you’ll leave with a full tummy after having this protein-packed delight!
Vegan Mushroom Heaven Bowl
The concept around poke bowls is that they offer a healthy alternative to an otherwise unhealthy diet all the while keeping you satiated. Vegan poke bowl add a whole new dimension to the poke bowl universe because not only are you eating clean, you’re helping the environment! This bowl is a saucy and savoury serving of oyster mushroom paired with shitake brown rice. This heavenly pair is served with cherry tomatoes, Japanese cucumbers, edamame, and avocado.
Signature Salmon Alchemy Bowl
Alchemy it truly is! The Pokemist prides itself on using the freshest ingredients, and this serving of salmon will leave you wondering if KL is near the ocean. Their protein is marinated in a special sauce which enhances the salmon flavour all the while offering a distinct flavour profile of its own. This poke bowl includes a bright and tightly packed Tamago (Japanese egg roll), Japanese cucumbers, cherry tomatoes and fresh tobiko (fish roe). This bowl is truly a delightful concoction.
The Pokemist – Personalised Poke Formula
The great thing about The Pokemist is that they encourage you to come up with your own bowls! You can choose a base of rice if you’re looking for carbs or a bowl of fresh greens. To layer, you can add on as many proteins as you like, including salmon, mackerel, chicken, beef and unagi (eel). Add on your favourite sauces and top it off with a premium ingredient (maybe an onsen egg) and there you have it! Your very own poke bowl.
Poke bowls at the Pokemist are truly worth the visit, especially when you’re out looking for healthy and tasty options. If you’re not in the mood to leave your home, head on over to the foodpanda app. You can now make delivery for The Pokemist in Kuala Lumpur via the app!