Spanish restaurant El Iberico is the restaurant to go for some mouth-watering Iberian pork ribs.
El Iberico is a casual full service restaurant specialising in Spanish-bred, free range, acorn-fed Iberian Black Pigs. The Iberico Pigs are raised and bred in Spain’s Iberian Peninsula, which is the darling and pride of Spanish hog husbandry and industry.
El Iberico boasts a complete repertoire of temptations inspired by Spain’s Iberico Pork for the discerning ones. Hence, all of Iberico’s pork in El Iberico restaurant are fully imported and carefully selected for their quality.
The most famous is the Iberico Ribs, which are minimally seasoned and marinated to be kept for 24 hours, so that the tasty bite to the meat all the way to the ribs (bone) is infused with mouth-watering flavour.
Most demanded are Iberico Ribs, which come in Herbs & Spices or Beer & Honey Mustard. They are marinated for more than 24 hours, before the eatery’s skilled chefs carefully place the infused ‘marination’ in the oven and finish them perfectly on the grill by hand. The fragrant Beer & Honey Mustard variety was simply excellent, the taste of the honey tickling the taste buds before even biting into the meat.
If you’re fan of seafood, El Iberico also proves to be an excellent choice, as the restaurant takes it commitment to Spanish dishes very seriously. The most famous Spanish seafood dish is the paella de mariscos and this Spanish restaurant serves its own reiteration in Paella Marinara. The epitome of decadence de mar, the paella boasts bomba Spanish rice, prawn, clam, mussel, squid, scallops and even saffron for that extra oomph.
The Grilled Chicken with Mushroom, on the other hand, is a strong contender in the poultry section. Although reminds one of another item on the menu of a Western fast food joint, this grilled chicken still keeps it European with the use of porcini mushroom for its sauce and the addition of an oven-baked potato gratin for each plate.
Located in Connection, the new wing of Pavilion which connects to Pavilion Elite, it may be difficult to find the restaurant at first but let the sweet smell of Iberian ribs wafting through the air guide you. Kidding, look for the restaurant by its lot number and you’ll be good.
Do you love pork-tastic meals? Check out our review of the equally porky Butcher’s Table here.
*All images by UPPRE.
Lot C4.05.01, Level 4.
168, Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur.
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm