Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Onam Special...

Yesterday was Onam festival....something like Deepavali but this one is for Malayalees.
So, Ms.Dinner Date (as the name suggests) and I went for a dinner at Kerala Cuisine in Little India, not knowing the fact that Kerala Cuisine have been shifted.

So, we reached the place around 7.20 and went straight to where Kerala Cuisine (KC) used to be..and found Appolo's Banana Leaf Restaurant instead. She tried calling couple of her friends before the confuse us with the direction. Then I asked a lady from the souvenir shop...she was friendly....but she wasn't helping me. Then I walked over to another souvenir shop and asked the uncle who showed me the right direction. Thanks uncle.

So, we went to KC which is now located at basement of the newly opened Tekka Mall. Surprisingly the place wasn't crowded. We walked straight to a table and sat happily waiting to try their Kerala food. She was dying for it.

Within a few seconds, the waiter came over to our table....

Waiter : Onam Sathya.
Me : What is that?
Waiter : Onam Sathya?
She : Happy Onam to you too.
Me : are wishing me happy onam is it? (talking to the waiter). Happy Onam to you too. Whats special for today, since its Onam?
Waiter : Onam Sathya.
Me : Wait, Onam Sathya means food is it?
Waiter : Yes.
Me : (thinking) say so do you expect me to know your language!
Me : Ok ok, get us 2 set please.

Ha ha ha...

Anyway this is what we ate. It was sweet and had a lot of taste to it, compared to south indian meal which I'm used to.....

Our main course.....

side dishes....

After our meal we ordered tea and to our astonishment KC doesn't serve hot drinks!...mmm I wonder why? National Security issue perhaps....

Since Ms.Dinner Date needs tea right after her meal...just like guys who like to smoke right after their meal, we had to walk to Komala's Villas to have our tea.

The tea, not Tea Loni!

After the tea, we walked to the Komala's Snacks & Sweets shop to buy laddo, pal goa, halwa and murukku. (sorry no pictures)....

When the shopping is done, its time to get back home. The thing about Little India is that, its so difficult to get a cab around this area although you will see hundreds of them.

One of the decorative peacock setup up along Little India road to celebrate Deepavali...

And we were home by 9.15! Phew.....Happy Onam to all....

p/s : Saw this interesting score board erected right in front Caltex House, Raffles Place. Check out the 3rd name on the WOMENs leaderboard. mmmm..wonder how it found the hole!



At September 06, 2006 12:01 pm, Blogger pu1pu3 said... sound so happy..good for wonder you seem very busy. R u staying at the same flat now?or you've moved? Is dinner date singaporean?

At September 06, 2006 12:58 pm, Blogger Gusti Adipati said...

Yes indeed. I am happy....we are taking it maturely....not burdening each other with beyond reality commitments...and such. And guess what, I'm sure you will like her.....i bet you. Can't wait to intro her to you guys./

Yes I am still in the same place.

She is from Skudai Johor....working here in Singapore in media industry....

At September 07, 2006 2:48 pm, Blogger visithra said...

good to know - ;) wishing u the best always ;)

At September 08, 2006 3:20 pm, Blogger Gusti Adipati said...


Thanks a lot...wishing u the same too... :)

At September 09, 2006 4:57 pm, Blogger kG said...

Let me give you lessons in Malayalam.


ANUS was hilarious.

But i think, it was Anusya or something like that.

I mean, what kinda perverted parent names their daughter 'Anus' kan?


At September 13, 2006 2:41 pm, Blogger Gusti Adipati said...


You good in Malayalam huh? She has been bugging me to sing 'Kadala nakkara punore' song.....and when I attemp it....she says I'm pervert! Why oh why!

Anus?!!! Yea...i was shocked to see it as well...he he he


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