KL 2017 Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner

My family had an early Chinese New Year reunion dinner because my sister’s family and I will be going to Penang on the Chinese New Year eve. My brother in law’s family is in Penang and he goes back there every Chinese New Year.

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We had steamboat (hot pot in Canadian’s term) for the reunion dinner. We went to Lao Wang Steamboat.

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As Chinese New Year is near, “Yu Sang” is already being served in the restaurant.

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We had “hoi jit” (jelly fish) instead of raw salmon in the “yu sang”.

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We wished each other good health, good fortune, good advancement in studies and career while mixing the “yu sang”. Continue reading

KL 2017 Ticket to Korea in Setia Walk Mall

My sister and family brought me to Setia Walk Mall to have dinner. This mall is filled with mostly Korean and Japanese restaurants.

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We had dinner at Ticket to Korea. We were expected to wait for a table as this place is busy but we were surprised that its not full yet.

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There is only one banchan being served here, kimchi.

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The good thing is that the server come by to refill the kimchi often.

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We shared a couple of dishes, the one above is the Ham and Sausage Soup. Continue reading

KL 2017 Leisure Mall in Cheras

After lunch, my sister dropped my niece for her Girl Brigade’s meeting. Then we went to Leisure Mall as she had a dentist appointment in the nearby shop lot. We walked around the mall since we had some time to kill.

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An interesting decor using recycled water bottles.

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Here are some photos of the Chinese New Year decorations in the mall.

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The walkway that connects to another building is decorated with different theme on different level.

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On this level, it’s nostalgia theme. Continue reading

KL 2017 Hawker’s Meal 4

My sister came to pick me up from my father’s place and then go to pick my niece up from school for Chinese New Year activities.

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We had lunch at a wet market near the school. My niece has Pok-Pok Noodle. Its a dry mix noodle without the dark soy sauce.

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The Pok Pok Noodle came with a bowl of soup with pork and fish balls. A large one is RM6.50 (about CAD2).

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My sister had a bowl of Pork Noodle Soup with Rice Noodle. Her small bowl is just RM5.50 (about CAD1.70). Continue reading

KL 2017 Madam Kwan’s in Pavilion

I met up with 3 of my secondary school classmates in Pavilion. It is the first time we meet up in 36 years. We lost contact after school and got in touch back via facebook a couple of years ago. Thanks to technology.

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I wanted to eat Malaysian food, so they suggested Madam Kwan’s. We shared a few dishes to go with steam rice. The above is Kangkung (water spinach) with sambal belacan. This is RM18.90 (about CAD5.75).

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The beansprouts with salted fish was not so fresh. Traditionally, this dish should not be thickened with corn starch but Madam Kwan’s version is. We asked the captain to check on it and they replaced it with a new plate. This is RM20.90 (about CAD6.35).

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For protein, we had fried chicken. This is RM12.90 (about CAD3.90) per drum stick. Continue reading