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Farewell Lunch At Mandarin Kitchen Restaurant In Farlim, Ipoh

Another farewell lunch for one of my colleagues who has actually retired in March but due to unforeseen circumstances, the treat is postponed until this afternoon! Bless her, she did not mind the least, as long as we are together again to have a good chat and meal, it is all that counts.

One of my colleagues suggested Mandarin Kitchen Restaurant in Farlim.  I was all for it because I have never been there before.  In less than thirty minutes from our office, we arrived at the restaurant and had a good time tasting the glorious food here.... (besides the non-stop conversations!)

So... what did my friend order..... hmmmmm...... good choices ahead...
Salted egg with bitter gourd... plus crispy cuttlefish as toppings...
Sweetened Honey Meat!
Greens with some dash of yam and toppings as shown....
I ate a lot of these.... greens, I mean.. :)
Another type of greens.... brinjals, smelly beans, long beans and "kangkung"
Moist and crispy beancurd!
Steamed and salted chicken....
Curry Fish Head!
And for the 10 of us, these dishes were just enough...
Who says ladies are small eaters!?
The evergreen appetites!
Happy Retirement to you, Nan!


  1. Wah good food again ! Aunt reana got exercise or not ?

  2. fuyoh, no play play, all the super delicious dishes there!! the first dish, salted egg yolk bitter gourd already caught my attention.. and i guess Claire must love that curry fish head so much that she cannot hold on to the camera firmly when she was shooting that dish, haha, too kan cheong want to eat~~ :p

    1. Hands shaking again hahahaaa.. But this time not me but my fren...

  3. I would not be able to identify any of these dishes, they are so different from the food here. glad you told what each one is! Have you started your retirement yet?

    1. Not yet Ginny .. In another couple of months though ..

  4. I like that crispy toppings on the veggie! And the fish head curry. Yum yum.

  5. They certainly love to use those sotong slices to garnish their dishes.

    1. Waiyor!!!!! Sapu habis!!! Wiped out clean! :D

  6. That's a nice lunch with such glorious food. Food must be super delicious cos I can see all the plates are clean & clear.

  7. Can all the food must be very nice, as from the last second picture, you guys always finished everything already!!!

  8. Believe it or not, all the dishes you shared are my favorite!!

  9. I think the first dish is tasty enough without the crispy cuttlefish. Ten ladies only - that's why I see the dishes are not polished clean. Well Happy Retirement to your ex-colleague. Next makan will be for your farewell. :D

  10. I want to try the vegetables with cuttlefish!! That's quite a rare sight, Reana! Mmm..... gives me some inspiration to play with my food again. Hahaha!

  11. Every dish looks so delicious, I am hungry...the greens appeal to me

  12. Steamed Chicken's my favorite! I like the creative addition of crispy cuttlefish for the extra crunch of bite :D

  13. Happy mother's day to you Claire!

  14. fuiyo can see its all good choices


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