The Saturday I Celebrated Mr Tan’s Birthday At The View Twin Towers

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09.00 am – Woke up to a wet, rainy day. Went to Perak Road market for breakfast.

The corner coffee shop at the front.

The hokkien mee stall.

Hokkien mee.

Economy fried koay teow/mee/bihun.

BK Cafe of Perak Road market.

09.30 am – Went to Kalpana’s to get

her eyebrows threaded for RM6.

11.30 am – Went grocerying and brought home a watermelon,

disposable shavers, toothbrushes, a bottle of dog shampoo,

apples and kiwis.

12.00 pm – Had the watermelon sliced up.

01.30 pm – Went to The Gallery’s KFC for lunch.

KFC dinner plate.

02.00 pm – Brought home some KFCb for

this fella.

05.30 pm – Had a slice of watermelon and

apples for an afternoon snack.

06.00 pm – Went to The View

Twin Towers for a party.

Went right up to the

16th floor to greet the elders before heading back down

for a swim.

The food.

Happy Birthday, Uncle!

The awesome view!

11.00 pm – Clubbing @ FAME upr. Made friends with a ‘hottie’.

03.30 am – Had Jelutong market’s Nasi Kandar Rahmat Berkat for

supper.

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The Saturday I Went To Nasi Kandar Kampung Melayu

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08.30 am – Arrived at Kampung Melayu’s most famous breakfast eatery.

Nasi Kandar Kampung Melayu. One of only 2 places to serve truly original Penang nasi kandar.

The curry.

The alternatives.

18 varieties to choose from.

2 out of the 18. Long beans and lady’s fingers.

Vinny’s chicken and lady’s fingers.

I tell youuuuuuuu… The chicken meat is good man!

09.30 am – Went to Che Hoon Khor Uplifting Society to GET MARRIED!!!

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hehe. Nolah. Just joking. Actually, we went to the free medical aid section

to have Vinny see some Chinese doctor about her ‘code red’ issues.

10.30 am – Stopped by a coconut

warehouse for

a pandan coconut.

Coconuts in a cage.

Coconuts not in a cage.

My coconut rocks!

*In the zone*

The ‘spoon’.

*chop* *chop*

11.00 am – Dropped by Penang’s most recommended camera shop, Click ‘n’ Snap, to enquire about camera prices.

Was served by Jackson Lim.

11.30 am – Dropped by Penang’s Matta Fair.

Paid the entrance fee and entered.

Dropped by Tourism Thailand’s HUGE booth

for a free Thai massage. I MISS THAILAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The place looked like a mini Chinatown to me.

01.30 pm – Kena ‘kong tau’. The Thai massage put me in a ‘Thai’ mood. Went for Prangin Mall’s Thai Station.

Ordered a bowl of tub thim krob,

ruam mid and

a plate of pad thai.

Tastes below average.

This tastes bad.

The red, red stuff was hard to chew. Thai Station, blacklisted.

Was walking around the mall and noticed this shop called Bloggers that sells donuts.

They had so many flavours.

This particular one caught my eye.

Their promotion sounds good too. It’s just that I have yet to try how good it is.

1 bite and I made up my mind. Stick to Big Apple Donuts.

03.00 pm – Went to Kalpana’s to

get her eyebrows threaded.

04.30 pm – Got home and found a parcel waiting by my desk.

I had no idea what it was until I opened it.

I totally forgot about it.

Not for me. =(

05.00 pm – Insomnia. Nice thriller.

FC Rating : 8/10.

09.00 pm – Went to Wah Li Fried Rice & Coffee Shop

for a plate of delicious pork ribs fried rice.

09.30 pm – As the Thai feeling of rindu was still strong in me, I decided to ease it out at Tesco Extra’s Fon Ting.

One of the only few Thai massage places in Penang.

My masseuse hard at work.

Turns out they have full body massage services too! But at the main branch in

Pan Palace Plaza, above Sunshine Taman Lip Sin.

11.00 pm – Gran Torino. About Asians and an old American man.

FC Rating : 8/10

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The Saturday I Tried Classic Coffee Shop’s Bah Kut Teh

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10.30 am – Went over to New Cathay for breakfast.

It was packed and finding a place wasn’t easy, as usual.

Had koay chiap.

Bought 6 pieces of apong from my favourite childhood apong stall

opposite Belissa Row.

11.00 am – Went to Kalpana’s to get

Vinny’s eyebrows plucked.

Enjoyed my apong while the action was taking place.

11.30 am – Dropped PCJ at

Kim Soon to let Ah Soon fix the ‘coughing’ problem.

12.00 pm – Helped granny do some sawing.

Showered this fella.

03.30 pm – Took Aunt Mary and Uncle Joe to esplanade’s

Hamid Pata mee sotong goreng.

~fuh

Aunt Mary and

Uncle Joe from USA,

Vinny from Korea. Sarangehyo~ I got nobody, nobody but you~

04.30 pm – Took Aunt Mary and Uncle Joe to siTigun.

2 days in a row. Awesome.

Tried out the madeleine cookies which tastes a lil bit like bahulu.

siTigun’s ice blended.

I liked the animation of the wave-like layer falling to the bottom.

06.30 pm – Collected PCJ from Ah Soon.

The source of the problem turned out to be the clogged petrol filter.

Since replacing it, PCJ’s journeys have been nothing but smoooooooth.

08.00 pm – Went over to Classic Coffee Shop opposite Padang Brown

for some bah kut teh.

It tastes ok la, not bad, but I still prefer Super Lai Lai’s. Kinda missed Super Lai Lai since they stopped operating.

Awesome cholesterol escalating stuff. ~fuh

Yew char koay.

09.00 pm – Dessert.

09.30 pm – Wait ’til You’re Older. The beginning and middle are just okay. The show peaks as it nears the end. A very very nice movie by Andy Lau. Very.

wait til you're older

FC Rating : 7.5 / 10

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The Saturday I Received Lee Ren Gee’s Wedding Invitation

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09.30 am – Went to Lee Huat Cafe located

on the other side of the Greenlane flyover opposite Lam Wah Ee hospital

for this stall’s

curry mee. May God bless my cholesterol levels.

11.00 am – Twilight. I liked it actually.

twilight

FC Rating : 8/10

02.00 pm – Cargas Bayan Lepas for lunch.

Very delicious I yell ya.

03.00 pm – Went to this house located at Birch Lane, somewhere behind Gurney Drive’s Bali Hai

to get her eyebrows

stringed.

03.30 pm – A Sundae cone and

an Oreo McFlurry to reward her braveness.

07.30 pm – Had fried chicken,

scrambled eggs,

curry chicken,

steamed fish,

melon soup and

broccoli for

dinner.

11.00 pm – MOIS, Upper Penang Road.

Received an old friend of mine’s wedding invitation card. First one among my friends. Can’t wait to see you dressed up, smelling good, walking down the aisle of Starview with your wife.

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The Saturday I Tried Out Goh Huat Seng’s Steamboat For The First Time

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10.30 am – Went over to Lorong Amoy

to Fook Cheow Cafe for

a bowl of koay teow th’ng.

11.00 am – Went over to Lorong Birch

to Kalpana’s

to get her

eyebrows

stringed.

12.00 pm – Went over to Red Rock Hotel’s

Apex Cutz to

get her hair

trimmed.

01.30 pm – Had lunch

at the nasi Melayu stall next door.

Nasi melayu.

Fried bean sprouts from the economy rice beside the nasi Melayu.

02.30 pm – Went over to Equator Academy of Art to collect her cert and deposit.

03.30 pm – Noticed the needle near danger zone.

Quickly took it to mechanic Ong

to get it diagnosed. Suspected problem? Radiator tak efficient. Solution? Wash it. Price? RM60 macam.

05.30 pm – Guitar class.

07.30 pm – Went over to Goh Huat Seng

steamboat for the supposed early reunion dinner.

10.30 pm – Went over to Batu Ferringhi

to chill

and relax by the beach.

A must have item. A coil lasts for at least 4 hours.

Me and Vinny.

The crab.

The shooting star by the moon. (No la. Aeroplane la actually)

The motorboat.

The fatty.

The king of TCL.

05.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzz

The Saturday I Learned Of Plucking Eyebrows Using A Thread Of String

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11.00 am – Had breakfast.

11.30 am – Went over to this house in

Birch Lane for an eyebrow plucking session using nothing but

a single thread which acts like a tweezer. Cost? RM6. Reasonably priced + efficient.

Kalpana the plucker has been plucking for over 20 years already.

So pro. So fast.

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Before.

After.

12.00 pm – Went over to Larut Cafe’s delicious

Norman Nasi Melayu.

Spoilt for choices.

~yum.

02.30 pm – Went over to Queensbay to pay for the tickets to Quantum of Solace.

Packed. Long lines. Took about 10-15 minutes.

Emptied my usus several times. 4 I think.

04.45 pm – Watched Quantum of Solace. I liked it. Action packed!

FC Rating : 8/10

07.00 pm – Went over to Lintang Sungai Ara Enam’s

Cherry Blossom. And I just learned that they own Bukit Genting’s Thai Restaurant too.

We had kangkung fried Thai style,

tom yam prawns,

green curry chicken and the best of all,

Tap Tim Krop.

The very, very mouth watering Thai dessert that consists of water chestnut and jackfruit.

11.00 pm – Filled up PCJ with some Synergy F-1.

11.30 pm – Did a little reading.

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