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2ND PENANG FLOGGERS MEET @ EDELWEISS CAFE

>> Sunday, September 28, 2008

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The second Penang Food Bloggers (Floggers) Meet at Edelweiss Café on 27 September 2008 was a huge success. Thanks to Gill & hubby Jason for arranging for the place, Lingzie for organizing the event so skillfully. Not forgetting those who have helped out in one way or another to make the event memorable. Thanks CK Lam and PenangTuaPui for helping out too.

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More than 25 people gathered under one roof to meet who’s the person behind the respective food blogs. Some of them came as far as UK. Welcome to Malaysia, Nigel & Diane.

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There were door gifts filled with discount vouchers, tarts (courtesy of CK Lam) and Chocolate Brownies (Courtesy of Shi Hui) for everyone.

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We were privileged to have our seasoned flogger, Lilian Chan of Malaysiabest.net to join us in the wonderful evening. Amongst those who had attended were Buzzing Bee (I want more fruit tarts as the ones in the first meet :P), Carrie (Where’s the Green Tea Red Bean Cake you owed me? Hehe!), and Andrew (What’s dish do you want to cook next? :P) & wife (Psss… you sure he did not mess up your kitchen?), Durianberry (I was hoping you would bring some of your bread rolls for me to dip in the soup. :P), Nick Chan (What have you to say for being the youngest active blogger? Gosh! How old are you now? :P), Allen Ooi (Taiwanese Crispy Chicken nearby? Come my house lar.. I can cook better. Haha!), Alvin Ng, Steven Goh (Nice knowing you there. ), Yi Phing, Ken and many other guests.

At RM38nett, we were served with delicious set dinners. Our loving couple, Gill and Jason, did a great job on liaising with the management of the restaurant to come up with our own special menu. I’m still licking my fingers from the leftover of the Vanilla Ice Cream with the Apple Flan guys. LOL! Without much delay, let’s jump into the food photos now.

Starter: Toasted Roti Benggali with Cheese and Onions

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Soup: Pumpkin Orange Soup (served with garlic bread)

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Main course - A choice of:

1) BBQ Pork Ribs (served with french fries and salad)

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2) Curry Pork Sausage (served with French fries and salad) - has tomato sauce and curry powder sprinkled on top

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3) Roast Leg of Lamb (served with mashed potatoes, gravy and mint sauce)

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4) Gammon Ham (served with mashed potatoes, onion gravy and salad)

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5) Smoke Pork Belly (served with mashed potatoes and salad)

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Dessert: Apple Flan with Vanilla Ice cream

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Drink: Coffee/Tea

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The night ended up with an additional lucky draw prizes for everyone, arranged by yours truly.

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Going to the restaurant won’t be hard as it is located within the heritage trail of Penang. If you are coming from Prangin Mall along Jalan Dr. Lim Chwee Leong, you will reach a traffic light. Drive on until you have reached the second traffic light and turn left into Lebuh Pantai. Start counting the roads on your left until you have reached the 5th road. That’s Lebuh Armenian. The restaurant is on your right next to a medical supplies wholesaler. Parking might be a problem here as the roads here are quite narrow. You might want to consider parking further up or along Lebuh Ah Quee and walk to the restaurant by using the small lane nearby.

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Name: EDELWEISS CAFE
Address: 38 Lebuh Armenian, 10300 Penang, Malaysia.
Contact: 604-261 8935
Opening Hours:
Tuesday – Friday: 11.00am – 3.00pm, 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Saturday: 12.00noon – 10.00pm
Sunday: 12.00noon – 7.00pm
Closed on Monday
GPS: 5.415243, 100.337770

RATING:
Ambience: 9/10 (1-4 cheap, 5-7 average, 8-10 classy)
Food Choices: 8/10 (1-4 limited, 5-7 average, 8-10 many choices)
Taste: 8/10 (1-4 tasteless, 5-7 average, 8-10 excellent)
Pricing: 7.5/10 (1-4 cheap, 5-7 average, 8-10 expensive)
Service: 8/10 (1-4 bad, 5-7 average, 8-10 excellent)

NOTE: WE HAVE TENTATIVELY SET THE 3RD FLOGGERS MEET ON 6 DECEMBER 2008. MORE DETAILS WOULD BE AVAILABLE AT A LATER DATE.


19 comments:

Dragon September 28, 2008 at 2:04 AM  

OK, I'm the first. Haha.

Really nice to attend this gathering. Nice to meet so many floggers! The gathering is very success, thanks to gill, criz, lingzie, ck, and many others.

The food was just fantastic! For just RM38 nett, you can have the soup, main course, dessert, coffee and the cookies and brownie from ck and ah shui.

Just can't wait for the next one. :)

allenooi from Yummy Station

durianberry September 28, 2008 at 3:17 AM  

Criz you are so efficient! I think I was watching football match when you are busy writing this post. One bread rolls coming as your prize! Haha. Thanks for being part of the organizing team and for the lucky draw gifts. I dunno why you guys call it lucky draw when everyone gets a gift! So generous of you la. It was a successful gathering and the food is superb. I'm looking forward to the next one already

J2Kfm September 28, 2008 at 8:37 AM  

wah ...25 ppl!!! such an event. pls pls pls arrange for a third. but being a non-penangite somehow made things difficult eh? :(

btw, PHARMATON!!! hahaha.. you're a drug rep?

Stickerlabels September 28, 2008 at 9:55 AM  

Hi Criz,

:) wow, you are fast on your review.
The food was excellent and of course, meeting the rest of the food bloggers.
Thanks for the lucky draws. :P Mana ada consider lucky draw when everyone gets one. Bwa hahaha.
Looking forward to meet up again.


Ying
(Andrew's wifey from PenangFoodGalore)
:p

550ml jar of faith September 28, 2008 at 10:02 AM  

Wow, looks like an awesome gathering! You guys are doing such a great job keeping the Penang flogger community active and alive! Hope I make it to the next one!

CK Lam September 28, 2008 at 11:01 AM  

We definitely had an enjoyable evening meeting everyone. Hope more bloggers will join us in the next gathering.

TNH September 28, 2008 at 12:21 PM  

wow..the food so so attractive...i think the taste must be very nice too..

Napaboaniya September 28, 2008 at 2:53 PM  

I can see why you're still feeling stuffed overnight!
The pork belly is looking pretty inviting:P

yiphing September 28, 2008 at 5:04 PM  

hi. you are so fast and efficent. =]
nice to meet you there.
by the way, the food at there are so delicious.
love it!

cariso September 28, 2008 at 6:23 PM  

OKOK...next gathering I belanja Green Tea Cake lah if I got more than 5x requests. OK boh?

lingzie September 28, 2008 at 6:46 PM  

wah banyak efficient la you. i have decided that i'm gonna be the last few to post and do a round up!
(cos my small P&S camera got scared after seeing all the SLRs so it went to sit quietly at a corner :P)

Buzzingbee September 28, 2008 at 9:14 PM  

*nods profusely and agrees with lingzie* My P&S cam was trying to hide away too but I had to get some photos since it's my first time to this cafe.
Thanks Criz so much for all the lucky draw gifts. How wonderful!!!
Haha quite a number of ppl that nite have been asking if my fruit tarts is better now. Maybe I should try a few more times and let you try then. :D

New Kid on the Blog September 28, 2008 at 9:24 PM  

hey, i actually went there after my family dinner... and i saw many people in there, didn't hop in as no more parking space available. i know it's a successful one...

good jobs guys!!! good job!!

Duckie September 29, 2008 at 8:42 AM  

oh no!!! i missed this one again.

Pete September 29, 2008 at 9:20 AM  

Nice event. You guys are great in organising this event. Enjoy your Raya holidays!

Allie September 29, 2008 at 9:26 AM  

First thing I got my hand to my computer after I back from dinner is see if there's update on the floggers gathering.
And, yeah! Criz's review is here..

The food looks so special to me! Can't miss the 3rd gathering d!

Steven Goh September 30, 2008 at 9:43 PM  

For me I enjoy more to meet around and chit chat around compare to the food, cause it seems like a charger for me to keep writing my blog after have all the supports back.

Faye fly October 1, 2008 at 9:55 AM  

not bad ah tis foood lover gathering !! ^^ when is the 3rd one?

Little Inbox October 1, 2008 at 3:01 PM  

Wow, I see the response is much more better than the 1st one...I would love to join the 3rd one...

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