Thursday, November 27, 2014

Family Gathering At Grandview Restaurant, Ipoh

Today is exactly one month since my mom's passing.... last Saturday we gathered together and went to the cemetery to put flowers on my parent's tomb. On the way we also stopped at another cemetery to put flowers on my husband's tomb and there is an empty place beside his grave... well, naturally that is for me.... No, I didn't book it in advance.. well, on the positive side, I know that there is a "space" for me....

After all was done, we adjourned for our lunch in Grandview Restaurant.  Thanks to one Facebook group, we came to know this restaurant... I called up to book a room and we were ushered upstairs for room privacy.  
As usual, this is our ice breaker...
SMILE!
Everybody say.... YEEEEEEEE
Eleven of us..... catching up with updates....
Smile... you're on camera!
Soon...the first dish arrived....
All were finished in no time....
Next came the oink oink...
The skin was a bit "tough".....
But the glutinous rice beneath was something to shout about....
The meat was taken out and cooked as one dish........
Steamed village chicken.... tasty....
Steamed fish...
Not sure what this is called....
And their signature dish is this "BOMB" like bread.....
Need some cutting done before it can be eaten.....
The sauce is sweet sour with some shrimps and squids....
Not bad... very appetizing.....
Noodles was the last dish......
Followed by the white fungus and gingko with soya bean....
This set of meal cost RM418...
Hope to try out some other dishes another day....

 

30 comments:

  1. Oh dear, I need a towel bip.......you sure know what dish to order.

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  2. Nice food & nice catchup with family members. Love the steamed chicken & fish.

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  3. The first dish looks really good! I wanna eat the food on the bottom plate facing the camera. What is that?

    Love all the smiles on the faces.

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    1. Bacon plus fish paste gua.. cannot remember much... hahaha..

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  4. The foods here suits me, everything i loves, hehe...

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  5. hmmm, even the Ipoh Food Mayor also need to rely on FB recommendations?? hahaha, so how's this Grandview Restaurant?? i looked at the first dish, this platter is always my favourite.. i guess because i love variety so i can taste a bit of everything, and probably also because usually need to wait for very very very long before dinner starts, and this is always the first dish, haha!! :D

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    1. And usually by then, all will feel hungry so normally the first dish will be emptied fast!

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  6. wow, so much good food these days...Year end is coming, even more feasting!

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    1. Must control diet a bit and exercise more!

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  7. What's that thing at the bottom of that four seasons platter photo? It looks kind of interesting to me.
    For me, the winner would be the crispy oink oink skin with glutinous rice!

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    1. You must come and try... see nice or not for you.. :)

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  8. wah ...so sumptuous and thanks for taking my parents out too! I belanja you big big when I am back. hehehe

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    1. How many times have you said that??? hahahaa...

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  9. It all looks very fancy and very good! It is sad going to grave sites, I am glad no one was alone!

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  10. Yummy wor!! All good food, I like all of them.. Especially the first dish and that roast suckling pig.. I can finish that one whole steamed chicken too..

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    1. wow..Louiz.. next time going out with you, must order L size! hahaha..

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  11. OMGGGGG!!!!! Everything looks so so so good!!!! I'm drooling all over liao lor! I sure would want to try that bomb! Bet it is absolutely out of this world!

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    1. OK, wait for Kucing family to come too! Too few people cannot finish them all..

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  12. Aiyoyoyo!!! Early morning and I am greeted with such sumptuous food! All I like! And tomorrow I must cook mee goreng LOL!

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    1. hahahaa.. cook and post them up... I wanna learn too!

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  13. all the food so nice leh....yummy...look at Andy smiling from ear to ear :)

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  14. That oink oink yu zhu, usually I eat the meat and ditch the skin, haha!

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  15. Hi.. do you still keep for that restaurant's contact number? Can I have it? Tq

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