Two Blur Guys

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Tried out Two Blur Guys for lunch yesterday.  The restaurant itself is rather small – think it seats only 15 people or so.  The 2 waitresses holding the fort were relatively efficiently I guess. 

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I had the smoked salmon & avocado blurger.  Prety good!  The blurger comes with salad with balsamic vinegar dressing (very good, not too sour) and a really delicious potato salad (it’s just a tiny blob of potato salad – hidden by my blurger in the pic).  Wouldn’t mind going back there again.

Pandamania

I guess everyone’s really excited (or not) about Jia Jia & Kai Kai coming to Singapore to breed for 10 years. Foreign talent, they say.

Anyway, I had lunch with clients at Sichuan Douhua (UOB Plaza) on Fri and guess what the restaurant gave for complimentary dessert?  Yeap, you guessed it – little pandas! 

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There was a PRC in our group & I think he was the only one who didn’t eagerly tuck into the cute little red bean panda.  Someone joked if it’s cos it’s a national treasure so he’s not eating it.  Hehe.

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The table (for 12 pax) had this really huge tea cup too filled with tea.  Couldn’t resist taking a pic (well, we were early so my boss & I took pictures before the others arrived.  Haha).

Hong Kong (30 Aug–3 Sep 2012)

Can’t believe it took me till 3Q 2012 to go HK!  So glad I went.  Love the food & the shopping!  Realised Esprit’s pricing in Singapore is really expensive.  If you see the price tag, it lists the item’s price in HKD & SGD (among other currencies).  The thing is, even though the exchange rate is now about HKD6.2 to SGD1, the price tag still uses a rate of HKD5 to SGD1!  I guess Esprit didn’t bother to update their Asian pricing policy since it’s in their favour anyway.

Apart from eating & shopping, I also did a bit more touristy stuff like visiting the Avenue of the Stars & watching the HK Harbour Light Show.  The last time I went for this was in 2007 but it’s been a long time since I saw the harbour without haze (think the last I had a clear view was in 1998!)  It rained on & off while I was at the light show but it’s ok.  Had some rather decent photos anyway. 

Here’re some selected pics from my trip!

Love the fresh & tender kai lan and springy wanton noodles from Mak’s Noodle:

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The zha jiang mian from Mak’s Noodles is good too. The gravy’s slightly sweet but with a spicy aftertaste:

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Never saw such huge Po Chai Pills before!

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The Maxim Bakery & eatery at Kimberley Road is not bad too.

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Food from some random cha chan teng around Tsim Sha Tsui area – not comparable to my favourite Kam Moon Court, which has closed since 2011. Sad smile

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Agnes B Cafe @ K11 (Hanoi Rd):

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The curry fishballs from 7-11 are actually better than the ones at Granville Rd!

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Mango dessert from Hui Lau Shan!

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Almond flavoured egg pudding from Australia Dairy Milk Company. This is reeeeeally good!

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Tsui Wah’s famous fish ball & fish puff noodles. Pretty yummy.

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The iced yuanyang (in the background) is the best ever! The toast… was so-so.

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Pork & preserved veg noodles. Looks plain but tastes good.

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Tsui Wah is famous for its curry, a recipe left behind by some Malaysian chef. Gotta say the curry was pretty good & mildly spicy. Slurp!

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Dimsum from my favourite Che’s Restaurant.

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Chicken wings in Swiss sauce, beef horfun & roasted pigeon (my fave) from Tai Ping Koon:

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Statue of Bruce Lee along Avenue of the Stars

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Night shots of the harbour taken from Avenue of the Stars.

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All pics were taken by my trusty Nokia 808 Pureview.  Love the phone man!