Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Birthday Celebration At East Ocean, Menglembu

SOMEHOW THIS POST SLIPPED THROUGH MY FINGERS... cos this birthday happened before the previous one on promotion.

With the group apps, it is so much easier to plan and update one another.  During my yesteryears, how did we contact one another to celebrate something?  I think it is through word by mouth or the black phone in the house.  But then not everyone has a black phone in the house those days.  I am talking about the years back in the 70s.... hahahahaa...  Ok, never mind the past... it happened so long ago and I could not remember much at my age now.

Coming back to my topic, the eight of us met up in East Ocean Restaurant in Menglembu to celebrate one of my ex-classmates' birthday.  One by one each of us have reached one digit higher than the rest though we were born of the same year.  Mine is still a couple of months away... *hint hint* No worries, by the time it is my turn, I will yell out LOUD!
Started off with a bowl of soup minus the shark fins...
Instead they put in misua to replace... 
Very tasty surprisingly!
This one came in first.... I remember cos it is my favourite dish...
Steamed Yam with dried shrimps as toppings!
Then all the dishes came in at one shot...
Garoupa in spring onions and ginger...
Kailan with the soft type of fungus...
Mixed vegetables...
Well, I guess we are pretty conscious on our food... mostly veg!
Followed by Buttered Prawns in curry leaves...
And lastly, Lemon Fried chicken... 
For desserts, we have their signature pudding... RM3 each...

We had two types of Cakes.... 
The Yam Cake ...
And the Buttered Cup Cakes by Nancy Chong... each cost RM3 for a mini-sized cup...
And that is our Birthday Girl for the evening.... 
So... who will be the Next one in line?
September is coming soon!
Oh, about the bill, it came to around RM300 over...


  1. shioknyer got makan makan again! summore got bday cakes!

  2. Nice birthday gathering.

    I agree, nowadays it's so much easier to plan a gathering.

    Only thing is, people are also so busy!

  3. A nice gatherinv and birthday celebration.

    Remember the black phone where you need to use your finger to turn and dial the number. Remember we used it before switching to the button pressing type.

    Nowadays everyone has handphone. The house phone is not much use at all. Jusr apply to get internet line only. ^^

    1. Yeah, mine one has conked out... but cannot cancel also cos connected to the internet..

  4. Good girl! No sharks' fins! Save the sharks!!! Butter prawns look different, so much sauce. Lovely birthday celebration!

  5. Mmm...đź’•Really love their signature pudding

    1. Me too.. always order that as desserts.

  6. Wah, all of you are looking good. Food is good too. Nice gathering and makan!

  7. The soup looks so good. And the cupcakes are beautiful! The pudding looks like it is surrounded by egg drop soup! Lovely.

    1. Yes, they are indeed surrounded by egg drops.. or whatever they are called.

  8. Is mock shark fin soup common these days?

    Are cakes generally of good quality esp the chocolate cake or brownies in coffee shops or eateries (except high-end eateries) in Malaysia?

    Cakes are generally of poor quality in Turkey. Their chocolate cake and chocolate desserts have a low cocoa butter content. Usually, the cakes are layered with thick lashings of cream; vegetable based ???? but definitely not butter cream. I don't know about five stars hotels and foreign ??? owned (not Starbucks) eateries in Istanbul. In the supermarkets including corner shops, there are different types of premix for puddings and cakes.

    1. Yes, shark fins are not encouraged nowadays... so they replace with other creativity... Cakes here depends on which shops.. the ones that I normally love to order is Nancy Chong, famous since the 1960s...

  9. Group chat makes it easier to makes the arrangement to meetup ya...

  10. I say, some more makan gathering. I want to join your group lah. LOL!

    1. And I like to stay around your neighbourhood la! hahahaa

  11. I am eyeing the butter prawns and fried chicken but without the lemon, the steam yam looks good too, I would love to have it but without the dried shrimps

  12. Sharks Fin soup with misua?? I thought they put the fake fins made of Tang Hoon Grade A.

    I like the cup cakes!


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