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Close Work Lunch At Chemor Village

We still get "connected" though a few of us have retired... when it comes to FOOD, nothing can deter us from gathering together and have a good time sharing laughter!  Chinese New Year is around the corner and this is the best excuse to arrange a Close Shop Lunch (Sau Koong Chau) before ushering in the Chinese Lunar New Year...

May Tan recommended that we go for Crispy Duck in Chemor... and the eight of us ended up driving in two cars up north, some twenty minutes away from First Garden.  Upon reaching, it is already closed and will only reopen after CNY....

Well, that did not dampen our foodie mood, we just had to hop over to the next shop there...
May Tan recommended that this shop also serves good food...
Thumbs up even before the food is served!
Dishes recommended by the Man are as follows...
Roasted Pork with lots of garlic... 
Very "heong!"
Thumbs up!
Next is the "Sang Yue" soup.... 
Another signature dish recommended
My girl loves it very much..
Especially it was served by one sweet lady...
Stinky beans with minced meat...
Thumbs UP!
This is "9th leaves flowers"
Steamed clams in wine...
I like the soup... very nice...
Nice outing!
More Thumbs UP...
For more Gatherings and Good Food!!



  1. Claire, now looking forward to the "Open Work Makan" (Hoy Koong Chau). No so much for food but for getting together, stories and laughter. Thumbs up!

    1. More on "pun hau sui" as Boon used to say! We got no koong to hoi.. only mouth hoi to eat! hahaha...

  2. Nice & enjoyable gathering.That's the power of food, getting all of you connected. Spotted my favourite steamed clams.p

  3. Wahhhhhh!!!! So early already closed for Chinese New Year. Here, after lunch on CNY's Eve, they will close...and first day, open already...charge double and all places fully-packed!!! Lots of people coming home for CNY...all want to eat kampua mee! :D

    1. Hope the kampua is still as good as during normal days! :)

  4. What a feast!! And the serving lady is very pretty and nice. So nice to get together and keep in touch with your work friends.

  5. Nice wor, they still call you out for lunch.. Keeping in touch like that is good, feels like you are still workinh there, just that you are in working clothes..

    1. Just that I am casual and they are in working clothes.. hahaha.. yes, need to keep in touch as long as we can...

  6. As long you are in good company, the feeling is great. Nice food you had. Sayang the first shop close. Some really close early this year.

    1. Good to rest than looking for more and more money....

  7. wah!!! the "siew yoke" cooked is way must be very nice and flavorful la, looking at it already made me drool!!! even though I also had a big feast last night.. :p

    errr, "9th leaves flowers"?? you mean "kaw choy fah" - (chinese) chives??

    1. Indeed it is kaw choy fah... My mistake.. should be 9 choy far... not leaves.. apa la.. what was I thinking that time...

  8. now i lau hao sui all very nice la

  9. What the... close for CNY already?? The owner rich and don't care about money I think!

    But the food you had looks great too lah :D

    1. Good to rest rather than look and looking for more money.. :)

  10. Wah nice.
    gathering of good friends to eat good food. :)

    1. Yes, it is the company that counts... :) plus food..

  11. Good friends and good food must come hand in hand hah..hah...

  12. I give thumbs up too as I like the sang yue soup, 9 choy fa dish, petai dish.


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