Saturday, April 28, 2007

Food Bloggers Gathering @ Sandias.

Last nite was the day! We (food bloggers n frens) finally met up at Sandias, Plaza Damansara. It was a really pleasant gathering, I didn't expect that I will hav so much fun making new frens and talking non stop for the whole nite :) Although the food was not up to expectation (agree?)

Jackson and 'someone who is constantly craving' were busy snapping pics of Nigel's main dish.

Appetizer: Taquitos Fritos

#1 Main dish: Pollo a la Castellana

#2 Main dish: Pescado a la Veracruzana

Dessert:Postre Helado de Limon

Food bloggers that I managed to meet: (forgive me if i missed out anyone)

Trillion thx for organising this event! Many more to come ya ;)

meiyen: I luv ur nice lil' black dress. Once again, congrats!

kampungboy & citygal: haha...future big 4's professionals. Good luck for ur exams and happy graduation in 2 months time :) (p/s: can u pls send me the photos? Thx!)

teckiee: Will contact u if i need u to fix my old clunky PC ;p

jackson: haha...u had so much fun calling me xiu long bao. Awaiting for the next food bloggers gathering at ur book shop...waiting....waiting.... (p/s: can u pls send me the photos? Thx!)

tankiasu: business analyst? credit report provider? errr...forgive my dumbness! really nice meeting u :)

someone who is constantly craving: hard for ur exam! something with ur nickname...

jason: Thumbs up for making a big effort to travel all the way from Ipoh. Hope u enjoy the food crawl today!

sc: Nice meeting u n ur fren! Hope to see u again in the coming gatherings :)

timothy:Nice name card! such a pro food blogger ^_^ update ur food blog more often ya!

lyrical lemongrass: u r too busy during the gathering! nice meeting u :)

wmw: Huh...Do i look dat scary???

precious pea: Nice meeting u and ur hubby! Y never bring along ur cute!

nigel: LOL...funny u!

tummythoz: Didn't get to talk to u :( Wait till the nxt gathering ya!

cookies_cream: Shu Jin (???) Wrong pronunciation???

fatboybakes:'The best way to sneak out n hav fun is to hav more kids so dat they can play among themselves' ;p

kennymah: Didn't expect that u turn up in the gathering! Nice seeing u there :)

~I had so much fun last nite, hope to meet up with u all again!~


Anonymous said...

lol。。。 wunderful nite。。。 although the food was so-so。。。 companionship was great! Lotsa great bloggers out there and pleasure to meet you guys。。。makes me want to blog myself!

Kok said...

xiu long bao,
You had so much fun eh? I want! haha!

wmw said...

Ha ha ha....Nolah, I was joking with you! Don't you know that I usually a person not to be taken seriously! Muah ha ha...(Only serious when talking about financial planning! Ahem!)Nice meeting up with you.

Precious Pea said...

It was nice meeting with you too. But u didn't intro char siew bao to me leh. Anyway, pumpkin will be included if next eatery allows pet. Slim chance hor?

Xiu Long Bao said...

kok: wait till u r bck from australia...mind travelling to west msia? then we can organise another food crawl!

wmw: okok...i think u r a fun n outgoing person (can't imagine ur serious face when talking about financial planning) ;p

precious pea: gathering with pets allowed?Dat will hav to be....ur place! organise a floggers pot luck at ur hse...gud idea hoh...hehe :)

Xiu Long Bao said...

oh ya...precious pea, if u recall, there is this tall fella in white shirt who is char siew bao...I oledi intro u to him (from far) as the blogger who is pumpkin's owner!

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

eh..kenny mah there meh..didnt get to meet him..

so the fatboybakes was the 1 who diagonally opposite me?

which is nigel's blog..

haha nice meeting up with you n ur char siu bao..n i sure will fix up my nick name ok..

Xiu Long Bao said...

SWICC: I only managed to catch up wiv kenny rite b4 i left Sandias. Nigel's blog is 'Designing Dream; Serving Pleasure'. u were not aware dat the funny guy sitting diagonally opposite u is fatboybakes???

Kok said...

xiu long bao,
I don't mind travelling all the way to West Malaysia. But food bill will be all yours. Can? haha!:P

tankiasu said...

You got my profession wrong!! :P But it's ok. Just belanja me makan. Nice meeting you and THE AUDITOR too. ;)

Babe_KL said...

eh, so i din get to say hi to you?? darn :( but nevermind, there will be next time

Lyrical Lemongrass said...

I was wondering who that pretty girl and cute guy were. Turned out to be you and Char Siew Bao. lol. Really nice meeting you two!

cookies_cream said...

LOL, xiu long thought that I'm Shu Jin or? "Shujin" is actually my bf's nick that I gave him. "Shujin" is actually a Japanese word. :)

It was so fun chatting with you...but with so little time given. Hope to see you again and talk to you more ya~! =)

teckiee said...

hey it was really fun meeting you baos LOL! just loved the way you 2 introduce yourselves.

Jackson said...

xiu long bao ar xiu long bao....hahaha! So much fun to sit opposite u!! char siew bao, envy u hv such a pretty girl friend!! LOL! Really enjoy chatting wt u guys and if u need yr picture, email me yr address @

Anonymous said...

It was a pleasure meeting you and char siew bao that nite, both of you looked gorgeous together!

Allan Yap & Nigel A. Skelchy said...

Hey Char Siew bao and Xiu Long Bao

YAY! Got to meet you at long last. Great sitting with you. ;-)

GOing to update now. ;-)

Xiu Long Bao said...

okok...u foot my bill when i'm in sarawak then!

wut? i got it wrong again ;p okok...ask the auditor to foot the bill.

yalor...cus i dun recognise u...awaiting for the nxt gathering!

lyrical lemongrass:
wow...we are so flattered! Great meeting u in person :)

It sounds just like a chinese name! Interesting :)

Everyone seems to be so amused by our nick names when we introduced ourselves as the two baos ;p

jackson:Our pleasure meeting u too! Dun forget to organise the next gathering oh.

jason:Great meeting u too :) But u look abit more ya :p

nigel:aiyar...just found out from other bloggers' reviews dat u served a heavenly tasting cake @ the bar...didn't get to try :(

Precious Pea said...

Can, do it at my new house, but that would be year end, that time Pumpkin no longer a pup oledi. Unless I take up Jackson's offer to bring Pumpkin to his cafe. Shall i ask him to organise a Pumpkin's Fans Gathering?

Xiu Long Bao said...

precious pea: haha...pumpkin's fans gathering??? yes yes! will definitely attend dat gathering.

fatboybakes said...

xiu long bao and char siew bao, twas very nice to meet the both of you. always so heart warming to see young couples in lurve.

you should have come for phase 2.

Tummythoz said...

Both Bao-Baos, it was fun meeting you two tho just for a short stint among exclaimations of chee-cheung-funs, har-kaus & siu-mais!

Xiu Long Bao said...

We had great fun meeting u! Yes we regretted for not joining the phase 2...nigel's heavenly tasting cake!!!

haha...suddenly all bcom dim sum bloggers ;)

Anonymous said...

xiu long bao: I did smile and laugh alot that nite till my cheeks a bit cramped! ^^

boo_licious said...

Nice meeting you and char xiu bao and yes, too short a time I guess for all of us to mingle. Guess we must ask Precious Pea to organise pot luck so we can all see Pumpkin and Pea!

Kok said...

xiu long bao,
Hah? Like that ah? Ok lah. No problem! Come come!:)

Xiu Long Bao said...

jason: too! My facial expression oso not in shape oledi ;p

boo_licious: Great meeting u in person. Can't wait for the pumpkin's fan gathering as proposed by precious pea!

kok:Deal! I wan2 try the sarawak konlo mee...must be veli tasty :)

Kenny Mah said...

It was great meeting you (even if just a handshake) and all the rest of the floggers, though there were many still I haven't met yet.

Was my presence a real surprise? You have wmw to thank for that, hehe.

Kok said...

xiu long bao,
Any time! I think you'll like the Sarawak kolo mee! saliva dripping liao. :P

backStreetGluttons said...

wow u guys and gals really had a lot of fun huh ! So many people

Xiu Long Bao said...

kennymah: hey...managed to chat wiv u for a while before we left!We met Nisa when we first arrived, not knowing dat she is ur fren :)

kok: Drooling oledi? I think u can cook kolo mee too! Use Indo mee n toss wiv sesame oil + soy sauce (dat easy hoh?)

teambsg: Y u nvr come for the gathering??? Bcus u went to teluk batik for nasi lemak n mee goreng?

Kok said...

xiu long bao,
I miss kolo mee! haha! Ermmm... not the same lah. Indo mie where got as nice as our Sarawak kolo mee? Come to Sarawak and try it yourself!:P

sc said...

great to meet u xiu long bao, though it's just for a short chat :). yes, do hope we meet again in the future (for food crawls..hehe)

Xiu Long Bao said...

kok: Okay...noted down in my URGENT to try list.

sc: Guess we will meet up again soon...i hav been pestering jackson from living in food heaven to organise a makan trip @ his newly opened book shop ;p

Kok said...

xiu long bao,
Good! And don't forget your camera when you wanna try kolo mee! haha!

Unknown said...

Wwowo..all food blogger gathering, do hope to see more KL food review instead so that all kl lan like me can enjoy easily..