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The Original Macam Macam ada buffet

If you have attended it before ITS BACK! if you havent before, ITS HERE! Held in conjunction with the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, the massive buffet is back in town from 1st to 29th of August 2011 at Grand Margherita Hotel.

We have had many days of dry weather and would you know it it rained on the day of the launching. Therefore there were heavy traffic and I arrived around 7pm. Suppose to reach at 630 ah! (excuses). Anyways, this year the buffet boasts over 200 choices of food.. really two hundred varieties. I probably tasted like 8-10 items only.

In case you got lost amongst the food, there were signs available to direct you to the right places XD

And because of the of rain, we could not mingle around the Poolside Pavilion which overlooks the Sarawak River. Which made the venue very packed as everyone was trying to avoid getting wet. 

There were so many people and so much food to be had! Did I mention 200 choices? :P Here are some proof

Official opening of the Original Macam Macam Ada Ramadan Mega Buffet by YB Datuk Haji Talib Zulpilip

I'm just wondering, why does he has a sakkat on? Hmm... 

Wuih~ familiar face! 

This fellow also very familiar~ 

Anyways the food does not disappoint. Seriously, every item I tried was delicious. Maybe the Air Bandung was less sweet (which was good thing) it was pretty much perfect. 

This was excellent, Penang noodles.

Ju Hu Eng Chai... memang sedap! =.=" 4.5 of 5 star. hehe cannot give perfect score right? gotta give room for improvement xD

Someone's really enjoying her food~ 

So if your in town and looking for a feast, its RM 80++ per person and you will stand a chance to win prizes up to RM 25,000.With the grand prize of a 42" LCD Television plus a fantastic holiday package, inclusive of return tickets for two and accomations. Drop off your gift certificate stub into the Lucky Draw Box at the main lobby.  Weekly draws are done every Monday while the Grand Draw will be on 29th August!

Be sure to book your place to avoid disappointment for the Original Macam Macam Ada Ramadan Mega Buffet at Grand Margherita Hotel. 

Grand Margherita Hotel,
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching
Tel: +6082 423111 (General) / +6082 418911 (Reservations)
Fax:+6082 426169 (General)/ +6082 237296 (Reservations)
Email: contact@gmh.my (General)/ reservations@gmh.my (Reservations)


Happy fasting month my Muslim friends! 


[Gears: Nikon D300, 17-55]



Fried Rice is Nice

I'm not sure about you but I love fried rice. And I think most people would also love a nice plate fried rice. ;)

Have you ever seen so much fried rice before? hehe Orchid Garden Coffee House at Grand Margherita Hotel is having a promotion called Fried Rice Is Nice. From 1st December till 19th December 2010. As you can see from the picture above, they have TEN different type of fried rice available.

Since there were so many and so few of us, Anna, Rose, and Yien Yien (and Eileen) we chose 6 of the 10 to try. What a filling lunch!

While waiting for the food to arrive everyone was photographing everything nearby and on the table.

Anna's DIY drinkRose's Teh TarikYien's Hot ChocolateI had boring ice lemon tea. :P

Anna having a scary momentTaking pics of what I wonder, Halo halo?Finally the fried rice arrived

Nasi Goreng BarioNasi Goreng IndonesiaNasi Goreng Sumo

Nasi Goreng SarikeiNasi Goren Sarikei, pineapple looked so alien on a plateNasi Goreng MadrasNasi Goreng KepitingWell can you say FRIED RICE IS NICE ?

For more information http://www.grandmargherita.com/gmh/





[gears: Nikon D300, 50mm, 17-55]


Madness at Rajang Lobby Lounge

My friend Peter from Miri drop by town last week and we had our dinner Mei San at Grand Margherita Hotel. After that I headed down to Rajang Lobby Lounge but he took his family to some other place. I met up with Jimmy, then came Rose and Yien Yien.

At first there was one

Then came many friendsThey can really drinkSee how happy she is?Drinking also can cam`hore^^draught beer

Met another Nikon there

They were happy cos they won over the guys at drinking!Seriously Yien Yien and Rose are good drinkers. They guys were no match for them ! After a few rounds of straight up bottoms up beer drinking they decided to up the ante, drink using straws! 

Alice having a go as well

Jimmy having a go at it

Steve having a go at it

Lu mau challen aku?没眼看

Guys never challenge the ladies! ! ! hello~ maca~~~ apamacam! Kelson checking beer level make sure is fair ha!

WInner ! erm... *hic*Time to pay upif you squint carefully beer was 504RM! ! !

Lets view the clips from the night ! (freshly uploaded to youtube)

[video removed sound error, will check and recompile and re-upload tomorrow.]

Ops, till next time!

[gears: Nikon D300, 17-55mm f/2.8, 50mm f/1.4, Sony DSC-T90]



Black is Black & Oktoberfest

After a heavy meal at Meisan Restaurant at Grand Margherita Hotel we proceeded down to Rajang Lobby Lounge. If you have followed my facebook posting past few days I posted this

Phones were to illustrate the size of the mugs

In conjunction with the oktoberfest, Rajang Lobby Lounge was having a promotion, RM 36++ for a special serving of Oktoberfest Tiger Draught 3pint special edition mug! If you feel like bringing back the mug then its RM56++ and you can bring back the mug! Now that is a steal ! 

Alvin very happy to receive his beer (pazuzushot.com)

Side light from Cyril (cyrildason.com)Beer maid Jimmy (jimmychin.net)Rose ermm doing what she does best (rosewong.com)Cheers!

Black is Black

For October, the lounge is running the Black is Black promotion where you its RM 260++ and you can get one of the 3 exclusive premium gifts. We just took some pictures of it, didn't get the try it out. Big beer mugs were way more interesting xD

I think this was the best shot of the lotBack to more drinking of beer ! 

Jason also drop by our table and kacau ah lost a bit kekeke

Someone tried to drink water, and it got taken away!no comment!After a while everyone was trying to measure the mug xDLooks like we got rivalry going on ! *gulp* *gulp* *gulp*

hahaha ! Good times! 


Cheers all! 


[gears: Nikon D300, 17-55mm, 50mm, Sony DSC-T90] 


Gourmet October at Grand Margherita Hotel

It seems that Grand Margherita Hotel (GMH) is pulling all the stops for this month of October. If you are like me who enjoy Chinese Barbecue or as GMH calls it "XAO LUCK" you should head to Meisan Restaurant

Oven Baked Honey Glazed Chicken Roll

Oven Baked Honey Glazed Chicken Roll

Oven Baked Honey Glazed Chicken Roll

Before we get any further, the dishes were from two restaurants in GMH, namely Meisan Restaurant and Orchid Garden Coffee House. So if you see anything that is Char-broiled its from Orchid Garden Coffee House, from their STEAK YOUR CLAIM menu! Its happening for both lunch and dinner from Monday to Thursdays, try and catch me there ! If its anything Baked, or Roasted its from Meisan Restaurant's XAO LUCK menu. 

Char-Broiled Elephant Rib

I never heard of Charbroiled (shame on me, must get out more) before so this is what I found out from Wiki, the dictionary of the world

Charbroiling refers to grilling on a surface with wide raised ridges, to the point of having the food slightly charred in texture. This is often referred to simply as grilling in most places outside the US. The phrase "put it in the broiler" is translated as "put it over/under the grill."

Nevertheless this dish is as Eileen put it, sinful

Char-Broiled Elephant RibThe meat was soft and juicy. Excellent !

Roasted Duck Fillet & Duck Floss 'Cantonese Style'I could not decide which photo I like better, the one above or the one below. haha ! 

Roasted Duck Fillet & Duck Floss 'Cantonese Style'Well I wish the background was better, but we do what we can.

Roasted Duck Fillet & Duck Floss 'Cantonese Style'Roasted Chicken Fillet on Prawn CrackersRoasted Chicken Fillet on Prawn CrackersRoasted Chicken Fillet on Prawn CrackersChar-broiled Fillet SteakChar-broiled Fillet SteakChar-Broiled T-BoneChar-Broiled T-BoneSarawak Black Pepper Sauce, Homemade BBQ Sauce, Mushroom Sauce, Dijon Mustard, and English Mustard

Exclusive for the readers, if you want to enjoy the nice food don't forget to copy down this code "OCTPROMO10" and quote it to get 10% off the Xao Luck Fest & Steak Your Claim orders! 

See you at GMH!