Thursday, October 18, 2012

Visit to Kuala Kangsar October 2012 (2)..Yat Lai Restoran

I was staying overnight...and i need my type of food...basic and not too exotic (ie when i am on the move)...so discovered this quaint shop 'Yat Lai Restoran'....the menu is basic but wholesome.
...its easy to find..on Jalan Kangsar...on the same roundabout that takes you to Jalan Istana..note the balcony that extends outwards over the lane...wonder what year was this built?...SJK (C) Tsung Wan is just a block away.
..had my breakfast and later my lunch over here
..breakfast was the basic chinese breakfast of 2 soft boiled eggs with pat yow/ soya sauce and pepper and toasted  local village bread to go with it..btw...the coffee here was super ( well for me at least) not too creamy and right quantity of milk....Old Town White Coffee...pls step aside..hahaha
 ...whilst waiting for the eggs to boil....checked out the place..time 9am...cool and peaceful...
...the floor was wonderfully clean...nice marbled tabletops....
..a view from the staircase....note the colored glass above the windows...lends for a different perspective...
 ...lunch....was beef and ginger rice....with F&N Orange ( this shop i realised is halal and does not serve beer or the like) ..good too....spend less u know!!...the lunch crowd is good...
 ...nice to see whole families having their meals together...good muhibbah feel about the place....
 ...i  was taking so many shots the proprietor gestured to me that i could go upstairs...
....lovely large mirrors at the top of the stairs....with tons of space....cozy spot to work with a laptop (if tidied up that is..)
....the balcony....think this place could be put to more productive use...
...unfortunately the place closes by evening....check it out.

cheers!

kk



Sunday, October 7, 2012

Visit to Kuala Kangsar. October 2012

Visited Kuala Kangsar last weekend, sorry/ maaf.... the Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar.
....always thought the town was lovely and scenic...so checked it out ...and yes i stayed the night at....where else...the KK Rest House lah!










 ..the view from the rest house cafe balcony...scenic as ever...though i actually preferred the old rest house...oh well...








..they don't have a swimming pool ...but the public pool is just next door...entrance is free ...didn't have time for a swim ..but it looked real clean...(you know la...public??)








...but the bedroom was spacious...super basic....charge was RM150..











 .was on the 1st floor...though the elevator has not yet been commissioned...even though (i was told) the establishment has been opened for over a year...maybe more.

whatever...the air-con was good and i managed to get a good nights rest....wifi is available only at the cafe and lobby...not in the rooms.

more to come....cheers!

kk

Friday, May 4, 2012

Tea @ Ananda Bhawan,,......April 2012

I was asked to join a friend for tea...at Ananda Bhawan/ oldtown..
















....i seldom take tea after work...it spoils my dinner....anyway this place was busy coz it had a wide variety of food...even a street vendor.....






..busy coz this place has a wide menu


















...some not stated on the list









the tables were busy with coming's and goings of customers...















...and i ended up with this huge 'masala thosai'...it was fill..ll..ing











and i was tempted to try these ladu-ladu!!!,,,but of course i resisted...








...anyways it is a nice place...interesting tea menu...haven't tried their lunch or dinner yet...








..and interesting place...its environment adds that different dimension of multi-cultural Ipoh......btw its just round the corner from the Old Town (i mean the Original and traditional Old Town) coffee shops...








..check it out...i'm sure you will enjoy the atmosphere as much as the menu..

cheers!

kk

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

St Michael's School Fun Fair and Talentime

Wow !...2 in 1...so ...Ipohites....get ready for the SMI Fun-Fair and Talentime....on the 29th of this month ....its been a long time since i've been to a fun fair....and decades for a Talentime...

...at my alma mater ....looking forward to it..more so in its centennial year.

cheers!

kk

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Palm Sunday...the start of Holy Week

...Got this from Google..."Palm Sunday falls on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in all four canonical Gospels".

....."according to the Gospels, Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem, and the celebrating people there lay down their cloaks in front of him, and also lay down small branches of trees.




......"John more specifically mentions palm fronds. The palm branch was a symbol of triumph and victory in Jewish tradition, and is treated in other parts of the Bible as such"


cheers!

kk

Monday, March 26, 2012

Lent.....

Why is Lent always coloured purple??


updated 1 April:...think i got the answer today on Palm Sunday..."the Roman soldiers draped Jesus in purple cloth and mocked him the King of the Jews after which they put his clothes back on before they crucified him"

cheers!

kk

Friday, January 13, 2012

Hor Hee Mee @Old Town

Its been raining intermittently every day while the days have been mostly cloudy... so much so i felt like something hot, steamy and soupy..... for a light dinner....like Hor Hee Meen!!!.even asked them to make the barley hot for me.....


,,,thats the shop....sure you've heard of it...Li Heng Fatt at 14 Jalan Panglima, Old Town...

...thats Hor Hee...lots of fish balls plus they have that yee wah (thinks thats how you say it), a fish ball with a flap around it....we added extra liew....otherwise sure to get hungry by 11pm...

....take your pick...

...really clean place..

...worth every bite....a satisfying meal after a rainy day.....

cheers!

kk