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Our Yearly Affair At Delights Restaurant, Ipoh

SAU KOONG CHAU...... literally known as "Close Shop" or "Stop Work" is our annual affair when the festive season Chinese New Year is coming near.  My ex-colleagues whom we know for umpteen years already, make it a point to have a gathering meet-up and have a good session of food before we  usher in the Chinese Lunar Year 2019.  

This year again, we have our Friday long hours lunch at Delight Restaurant, a nice place for us, less crowded and less noise so that we don't have to raise our voices in our table of 10.  There is a new face this year in our group, she just joined in the government service few months ago, the youngest gal among us all.  It was a very fun and interesting afternoon, most of the time we focused on the new young staff.... a very witty and hardworking lady who works from early morning till midnight... Knowing her, each of us feel kind of blessed in our own way... LOL... 
The pensioners being the early birds... 
Back to our menu.... this is a set meal which cost RM668... 
As usual, this is a Must for every set during this festive season of the year... 
After the furnishings, it become like this... 
Then the Big Toss with good wishes in the air... 
Chicken Herbal Soup with lots of goodness inside... 
I drank three bowls of this... good for my age... LOL.. 
Steamed Giant Fish.. 
Mixed Vege..
Needs no introduction... 
Crispy Fried Pork Knuckle... 
And lastly, the Lap Mei Farn... 
And the "celebrities".... 
Oh, I mean those who came to celebrate this festive event of "Close Shop" for CNY...
This year our colour theme is Yellow... 
Even the restaurant table cloth was in theme with us!


  1. Great to be able to meet up once in a while. Looking forward to the next gathering!

  2. You look good in the yellow skirt

  3. you all have a colour theme too for this gathering, very well thought of.

  4. The food looks wonderful! The first pictures are you with Nancy? They are beautiful pictures. Now I am trying to pick out the young one from the group, you all look young! Maybe she is in the front center?

  5. Ooooo...crispy pata!!! I like!!!

  6. Only about rm70 per pax. Good price for all the delicious food! All wear yellow so it is wang! Wang! Wang!

  7. Look very tempting, and that much more appealing and delicious!

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  8. So early close shop. Haha.

    Love the dishes. Especially the pork knuckle!

  9. We still have one more week to go before our full-fledged holidays. Guess everyone will be joining such meal soon. :p


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