Sunday, May 18, 2008

a Barbie....on a Saturday night....

When you get tired of eating out on a Saturday night take out the barbie and chill out under the cool evening sky. Call the mates and bring along a pot luck....you might get lucky with some really great food...below clockwise..coleslaw, lasanga, fried mee and bar-b-q'd wings....

..a decked out barbie....

yummy foodie..sausages, burgers, wings and drumsticks...special recipe mustard sauces and a scotch...

well done over a slow fire....

...burgers.....

..add the sauce.....

...wings for the sweaty cookie....

bar-b-q bird and a scotch to wash it down

cheese burger!!!

..cheese burger with mustard sauce......wah lau eh...it was a great Saturday night!

cheers!!

kk

Thursday, May 8, 2008

"Classic Bike Festival"...in Ipoh

I love bikes...spent my younger days on one...and the Kinta Valley was a great place to own a bike....well nostalgia came home last week in the form of a classic bike festival.

..classic bikes against a heritage backdrop...a matching blend......

..organised by this club...it was a beautiful weekend...

there were so many of them along Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil.....Triumphs..a rare Indian


..however if you looked closely this Indian had an English BSA for its engine??...

..at the entrance of the Syuen hotel...spanking shiny Triumphs....

...BSA's.....

..AJS....most of them were 350's...

...Royal Enfield's...feeling the nostalgia yet??...

..it ain't British but it's a classic..Mr Choo from KL with his 1951 BMW 750cc..yes he rode it down from KL...

a similar model with the sidecar.....lovely shade of green....


..Nortons..was it called the Dominator???

..Darshan..from Malacca......

..Matchless.....alot of the bikes were shades of army green....

..Mr Gandhi..astride his 1920 Triumph Model H...

single cyclinder, 3 speed and...belt driven....

..and it runs pretty well too...Mr Gandhi...after Batu Gajah....

..Ivan ( the gwai lo in the green shirt) next to his AJS 350..he rode up from Kuantan..via KT , Tasik Kenyir and Gua Musang...Cameron Highlands and down to Ipoh..." no problem at all..."note the number plate..he bought it from Ipoh....

..Triumph bikers..dressed to ride...

..Easy Rider......

..Mr Ong with his Sunbeam...

...getting ready at the Railway Station Hotel...and dressed for a morning ride....



..and they are off....

parked for lunch at Kellies Castle.....

..man... i tell ya..Ipoh and Kinta has got so so many heritage sites...its like a ride back in time....


...anyway back to the present...there are bikes and then some more bikes.......super, moped, classic??...

I hope they make this a regular event.........

cheers!

kk

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

New "kid" on the block....

Saw this familiar face in town the other day...james kennedy....he used to operate a joint at Cowan Street ...back then??...called rockafellas ...then shut it down and moved it to Lumut....also called by the same name.....

..he's back in town...he's setting up a place at Colinas@IGE( ipoh gdn east..medan 4 i tink...and changing the name to BarBeza...(bar as in bar and beza as in different....)

..an island bar with a difference???.....he's putting in a kitchen...upgrade shud b done by 3rd week of May!!!!.....wellcome back jk..and

cheers!..

kk

ps: rockafellas Lumut is still rockin!!