Thursday, November 26, 2015

Tim Ho Wan's Dim Sum

I am not a food blogger. I don’t have discriminating tastebuds either. And yes, I am generally ambivalent about food. So if I am going to tell you about this dim sum restaurant – it must be really special.
 
Then again, do you really care what I think about the place? I don’t believe so. Still, on its own, Tim Ho Wan is pretty much well-known – this hole-in-the-wall eatery that supposedly defied all odds to gain an entry in the Michelin guide.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
It is reputed to be Hong Kong’s dim sum specialists and it is now in Kuala Lumpur. At the Gardens MidValley. 
 
I loved the dim sum here – at least those I have tried.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baked buns with BBQ pork, RM11.50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Panfried carrot cake, RM10.50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prawn dumplings, RM12.50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beef balls with beancurd skin, RM8.30
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tonic medlar & Osmanthus cake, RM7.20

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mango sago pomelo, RM9.30
 
But don’t take my word for it – go and check it out yourself! And please invite me to come along!
 
I was at the MII Toastmasters meeting on Tuesday. And I was the sole speaker! I delivered my CC speech #9 titled “Choose Life”.
 










 
Prior to the said meeting, I had the shock of my life when a thunderous crash screamed at my ears as I alighted from my car that was parked along Jalan Semantan 1 in KL’s Bukit Damansara. Hardly 50 meters away, a container lorry toppled over on its side:
 




 

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