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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Casual Dinner Date @ Calefe Houz

Hey there!

It has been quite some time since I last updated my blog with a non-advertorial or sponsored post.  Hopefully you guys would miss me tempting you guys with food again. :P  Actually I shouldn't be here but then I just happen to have the mood to blog so that's it, I'm here!  Supposed to be preparing for my finals which is just around the corner (less than a week, GOD BLESS ME) and it was a relieved to know that I managed to pass my Japanese coursework!!!  Back to the point.

Randomly invited le bestie for dinner today as I was like super duper bored of caging myself at home and my brain really needed a break to reboot my enthusiasm to revise.  No point imprisoning myself when I couldn't get into full concentration right?  At the same time I really miss chilling at cafes which is one of those place where I could calm down my mind.

Decided to try out one of the newly opened cafe in town namely Calefe (literally means small fry in cantonese) Houz after I have shortlisted a few other alternatives as I was craving for pancakes and I happen to see that they do serve it in an extraordinary way.   Continue reading on to find out how their pancakes differs.

We were the first customer for today's evening and instead of sitting downstairs, I actually requested to sit upstairs so that we can enjoy the serenity of the cafe without overlooking the busy road.

Here's how part of the corner of the cafe looks like upstairs, being decorated in a retro style.  Happened to find out that the coffee table here is actually an antique TV console.

Breakfast for dinner, servings for two ; )

Wild Mushroom Soup
RM 10.00
Need I say more?  Taste and look of this serving is simply delicious and its definitely something that you should opt for to warm up your tummy.  Something that's worth trying in my opinion since this is one of the chunky mushroom soup that I'm categorizing it as one of the most well blend concoction.  Consistency is just nice to my liking and herbs added are just nice as well.  I have to confess that I always have a thing for chunky mushroom soup over those which are plain creamy.  

RM 10.00
combination of ginger, mint, erm....lime?  Couldn't really remember in details. :P
A drink that I would suggest if you guys don't want to be cloyed at the end of your meals especially when you order something creamy of cheesy.   The hint of mint and sourish flavour accompanied by a slight gingery flavour satisfied my taste buds. 

Happy girl is finally happier when food was served.
Love myself in this angle #narcissist :P but my dear volunter photographer actually de-focused the limelight in this portrait aka ME >_< & focused the background =_=

RM 10.00
Something that didn't managed to impress me despite its unusual way of serving pancakes.  Topping bacon on pancakes didn't really amaze my palette as I thought it would be.  Felt that the maple syrup should be given separately instead of doing it this way so that the pancakes would not have gone soggy after a certain time and being overpowered by sweetness.  It would be better if diners could drizzled the amount of maple syrup according to their own desire.  However, love how they add sultanas and sliced almonds as toppings for this dish but personally felt that this innovative dish still have room for improvements.

Moving on to the next main dish which was ordered by Regina.

Ps. as this wasn't what I ordered I didn't really take the initiative to take note of the name, fail blogger but can't blame me cuz I WAS WAY TOO HUNGRY!  Had dinner around seven something to eight which is like two hours later than my usual dinner time.  If I'm not wrong this dish has something scramble in its name.

RM 12.00
She gave me some to taste and I actually preferred hers over my choice.

My date of the night.
+Regina Lim  "如果没有你日子怎么过?" lol I know this sounds so mushy but then I kept on singing it to her after hearing the performer singing it lol.  Couldn't help with that.

Performers of the night 
Nick & Seow Hwa

Flat White
RM 9.00
Decided to order another beverage after that since we enjoyed the cozy ambiance of this place. Tried something new again.  Mocha, latte & cappuccino are those I usually ordered when I'm longing for something hot.  I have to say flat white is actually my new love though I am not a frequent coffee drinker!  In my opinion, it is less bitter than cappuccino and not as milky as latte plus love how the velvety foams feels like upon sipping,

Since we were the first customers and last customers of the evening, took a selfie with the song birds before leaving.  Enjoyed their hospitable accompany as well as those great musics being played.  

It has been pretty long since I wear something not so usual since I have not been in the dress o kill mood.  So before ending this post here's my:
Casual/comfy OOTN
Decided to pair it up which my newly bough cardigan which I got it when it was on sale as I'm afraid that I might catch cold again since I just recovered from flu and hay fever few days ago.  Cannot afford to fall sick again as I need a healthy body to combat with finals.  
 Cardigan from Cotton On
Black Blouse from H&M
Shorts from ISOS
Watch from Danopolo
Ring from Maggie T

It's just a super quick post I'm doing to revive my blog a lil before I come back after my finals.  Hope you guys enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed compiling the best shots for this jotting.  

Wish me luck for finals! <3
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