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A Surprise

Not the most outgoing and social person, I have only few but close friends, all of whom I love dearly. Despite this fast-shooting mouth that I have that could easily offend anybody unfamiliar with me, these are people who forgive and forget. It is also quite unbelievable how I got to know some of these people, not that it matters, really.

So last month was my birthday month and of course, I got quite a fair number of yummy birthday treats from the friends. The one I was caught off guard was planned by a couple of my foodie friends, Jooone & Superfinefeline. I had thought it was just a casual lunch get-together to fill up on delicious sushi from Tatsuya.

The sushi bento (S$26.80) was filling all right. Generous slabs of fish over seasoned Japanese rice made the most delicious and perfect lunch for me. I was a happy camper and totally satisfied with just that, but being a bento, I had to deal with the accompanying chawanmushi and mixed tempura. The steamed egg was pretty tasty, remembering it to be sparse (no fillings at all) but silky and flavourful. But I had much better tempura but I was not expect Tenshin standards here.

Anyway, just when I was prepared to leave, the surprise birthday cake appeared. It was one of my personal favourites - Le Royale, from Canele. I don't care if it was by sheer chance or pure luck, but I prefer to believe the friends do know me! The cake suffered just a little from the warm temperature, but nonetheless, still very decadent and extra special, knowing it was a surprise planned for me.
So babes, thank you once again, for that Sunday, and more importantly, for being there.
Park Hotel Orchard
Tel: 6737-1160
B1 Paragon
Tel: 6733 8893
Robertson Walk
Tel: 6738 8145


JY said…
Hey Mia, happy belated birthday! Heard from your mum (thru my mum) that you know I read your blog? How'd you know it's me? :) Anyways thanks to your reviews, my parents and I have been enjoying good food at some of the places you've visited! :D
mia said…
jy: thanks. s'pore is not that big - i just put 2 and 2 together to figure it out. but thanks for those kind words. hope u continue reading this blog. :)
JY said…
What's 2 and 2? Actually been wanting to tell you abt it since I started reading your blog, but never got a chance to see you since bumping into you on the sunny afternoon around City Hall area... Lookin' forward to more recommendations ;)

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