Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Birthday Celebration In Shing Lee Restaurant, Ipoh

Celebrated my ex-classmate's birthday few days ago in a restaurant we had not been before ever since it changed owners last year. The restaurant is called Shing Lee originated from Jelapang and recently opened another branch opposite Jaya Jusco in Ipoh Garden.  It was quite empty on a Friday evening... and since this was our first time there, we did not really know what to order....
 Birthday girl wanted to try the Cod fish... 
Half piece steamed and half deep fried...
I think it would be advisable to order those swimming in the tanks... 
We ordered some greens..
Two Flower Crabs... and the flesh is very fresh!
And a plate of Sang Mee... 
Not too bad...
I didn't have a good appetite that night...
I feel some kind of virus coming on to me.... 
But it didn't dampen the atmosphere...
The bill came to RM120 inclusive of rice and drinks..
Happy Birthday CH!
My friend since 1973...
In fact all of us are pretty Old Friends... 
hahahaha...
Somehow the group is getting smaller and smaller...
Anyway, no worries...
Good friends are hard to come by...
So... do treasure the time we have every now and then...

34 comments:

  1. So sweet of you all to celebrate your friend's birthday. Friends since 1973, wow, that's about 41 years of friendship. Good friends are priceless treasures. Hope you are feeling better now.

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    1. Yes, I am feeling better.. but still lethargic... I guess too many late nights did the damage.. hahahaa

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  2. Wow, friends since 1973, me not born yet in 1973...

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    1. Oh no... looks like you can be my daughter!

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    2. me too me too!!! me not born yet in 1973...

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  3. Can see that the flower crab is fresh...

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  4. Nice to have such gathering and chit chat with old friends.

    Love the seafood you girls ordered.

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    1. Just a few varieties... light dinner with more conversation...

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  5. We must treasure our friendship, like you said, good friends are hard to come by~

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    1. Yees, Hayley.. indeed we all should...

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  6. I think is the Pre-Retirement-Stress syndrome, once you are officially retired it will be gone :D

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  7. a bunch of beautiful and happy ladies!! wow, you are all 25 huh?? hehe.. and the cod fish really makes me drool, you evil Food Mayor of Ipoh!!! steamed and pan fried in a plate, oolala, that is so heavenly!!! :)

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    1. Come and savour it! If u do not know the way, just call... hahahaa

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  8. Oh... I remember her ..... your good buddy , CH.

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  9. "I think it would be advisable to order those swimming in the tanks..." I hear it is best not to - they've been out of their natural habitat for dunno how long, so may not be nice. If nice and new, of course that would be best. I prefer mud crabs to these flowery ones...but they're expensive, can't afford to eat, maybe once in a long while.

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    1. Mud crabs are nice nice.. flower crabs have their own sweetness as well.. those swimming in the tanks are normally fresher than those kept in the freezer.. :)

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  10. Nice dinner.. I don't usually order fish when we kiu soong, dunno how to order, unless got makan expert in the group.. Birthday girl likes seafood hor. Seldom order crabs too, hard to eat..

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    1. Hard to eat but must eat too... have to wash hands before and after.. that is the leceh part... hahaha..

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  11. The flower crab is very pretty. I have not heard of this kind before. I hope you will be alright! Drink lots of water, and have honey too. It kills bacteria. Be well, my friend.

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  12. Very nice gathering & catch up. Wow, friendship of 42 years, that's long. Cod fish looks heavenly. Lastly, Happy Blessed Birthday to your friend.

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  13. Lovely food :)

    Group smaller coz everyone busy ya.

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    1. Yes... busy with own lives.. but smaller group can have more attention too.. :)

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  14. How I wish I had my old friends around. Most of the time everyone is too busy with their own lives.

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    1. Yes, it is always like that.. only special occasions can bring us together...

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  15. wah all gorgeous ladies posing here! lovely food, lovely companion, lovely buddies for 4 decades! i wish i could celebrate my bday with my classmate too when i m in my 50's!

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    1. I am sure you can do that too if you start gathering them now.. hahahaa

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  16. wah all gorgeous ladies posing here! lovely food, lovely companion, lovely buddies for 4 decades! i wish i could celebrate my bday with my classmate too when i m in my 50's!

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  17. All of you are indeed Pretty Friends. :D I like the cod fish dish.

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