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Floggers Nite-Out @ My Elephant, Seksyen 17


A themed party: A Very Retro Christmas
Date: 28 December (Friday)
Venue: My Elephant, Section 17, Petaling Jaya
Time: 7.30 pm
Dress code: Retro lah

A jamboree to attain an ebullient atmosphere.
A soirée organized by Lyrical Lemongrass and Precious Pea, catering food bloggers a dinner of Christmas affair.
An awesome get-together for floggers, bloggers and friends who share the same passion and obsession for food :)
A place for the assembly of rapport friendship.


Having heard of good reviews from flogger friends who had previously dined in here, we forseen a classy restaurant with upright environments and fancy foods from the wide range of Thai delicacies that they offered.

The first official gathering that Chris and I were joining, we're kinda nervous before stepping into this social gathering square. Upon arrival, we were greeted by friendly organizers: LL, Precious Pea and WMW. Confidence level built up right away and a sudden sociable feeling readily assembled in us. Another benefit gained from this gathering was that each and everyone who were present, brought a christmas gift to be donated to an orphanage to cherish orphans with gifts of kindheartedness. A charitable trust organized by Jackson, let just hope we can bring merriment to the children's lives and brighten up their days.




The Thai restaurant was dimly lit and along with pretty candles that created an idealistic and dreamy atmosphere, we find it romantic :) Suitable for an evening party catered for conversations! Tables were adorned with daisies and glasses wrapped up beautifully with banana leafs. Elephant icons such as paintings and toys were also found smartening up the place.









We were served with some of their well-known dishes that were also offered in their ala carte menu and also free flow drinks of Pandan and Krachiap Coolers


1) Fragrant Brown Rice




2)
Kom’s Chicken Wings with Mango-Kiwi Dressing



3) Choo Chee Goong (Thai Yellow Curry with River Prawns)



4)
Pak Choop Pang Tod (Thai style vegetable tempura)



5) Som Tam Malakor (Green Papaya with Dried Prawns with Peanuts)



6) Tom Klong - Northern Thai Tom Yum with Fish Cutlets




7) Steamed Fish ala Thai Style



8) Chillied Lamb



9) Red Duck Curry with Konnyaku, Avocadoes and Rambutan



10) Sago Pudding with Thai Mangoes



Just can't miss taking some momentary pictures with friends that are worth amass :)


Us with AiWei, Jackson, Jason, Ekeng, KampungBoy and Citygal




-Old friends meet- Xiu Long Bao & Chris

Chris fooling around with Jackson's cute specs


After the dinner and chillin' out session, we were surprised by the organizers with an Award Presentation Ceremony. Like what KampungBoyCityGal had mentioned, "I
t’s pretty obvious which flogger should go with the title because we just know each other so well."
Here is the award list:


The ideal gifts that suited every "winner's" title, I won the award of "Sweetest Female Blogger 2007" that gained me a pack of M&M Chocolate! My extra dessert to end the dinner ;) Glad.




Nope. The party had not been put to an end yet. All of us sang a birthday song to SC from Food4Thot and deary Chris to celebrate their big day. An added celebration to mesmerize!

Chris with the luscious Durian Cheese Cake by FatBoyBakes. Delicious!



A big thank you to the organizers again: LL and Precious Pea.. and to WMW as well during the award ceremony who kept us entertained.
To fellow bloggers and floggers, it's nice meeting you guys in person finally! Hope they'll be more to come and we shall group together and mingle around to achieve more association! ;P
Chris and I really enjoyed and... we value the friendship built! A perfect event.
A great event to help me write-up this post to end this incredible year of 2007!
We hereby wish everyone:

A Happy New Year!



Click for enlarged map




My Elephant
Block C-G4 Happy Mansion

Section 17/13
46400 Petaling Jaya
Business Hours: Tuesday to Sunday (except Sunday lunch)
Lunch: 12.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
Dinner: 6.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.
Tel : 012 328 5028 (Patrick)





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20 comments:

KampungboyCitygal December 30, 2007 at 4:50 PM  

happy new yr to u and chris!! haha u blind folded 'her'..very nice picssss and good job in photoshopping my red eyes..muax

Kenny Mah December 30, 2007 at 6:23 PM  

Very nice up... I like how you sound so nervous before meeting the floggers for the first time and how easy it was to fall in place with them, friendly lot that they are... just the way I felt many moons ago when I first met the floggers for the first time myself! ;)

(I think I would have won the Most Shy Blogger award then. Ahem.)

Precious Pea December 30, 2007 at 11:28 PM  

Thanks for coming although it was Chris's birthday. Nice meeting you both and hope we meet again soon. :)

Big Boys Oven December 31, 2007 at 12:13 AM  

Oh what a fantastic nite out!

Lyrical Lemongrass December 31, 2007 at 1:40 AM  

It was nice meeting you and Chris. Looking forward to our next gathering! hehe.

WokandSpoon December 31, 2007 at 4:57 AM  

Looks like you all had a great time! Happy New Year!

Nic (KHKL) December 31, 2007 at 10:48 AM  

it was a brief intro, but i was happy to have finally met you in person! i thought you n ai wei looked like sisters...haha! happy new year and best of luck in everything that you do!

yammylicious December 31, 2007 at 11:50 AM  

aww u hv a great time tgt.. and nice photoshopping.. nice!
all teh food so delicious!! slurp!
happies new year ya!

♥ ♡ Alvin ♡ ♥ December 31, 2007 at 3:02 PM  

looks like very fun for the dinner, the award list really creative seem like you guys know each other well.. hehe..


Happy new year everybody!

Jason December 31, 2007 at 5:44 PM  

It's nice to finally meet you and Chris in person. Those are really beautiful pictures.

Happy New Year!

kennymah December 31, 2007 at 6:46 PM  

Just dropping by to wish you a Happy New Year, Christine! May 2008 bring better things for you and your loved ones! :)

huiyen December 31, 2007 at 9:37 PM  

omg.those thai food looks so mouth watering.hehe..happy new year..hugs:)

ekeng December 31, 2007 at 9:59 PM  

Nice to meet you and Chris on that night..Both of you are so nice and friendly..Chris really good in taking photo.

Happy New Year to you!
Wish you have a great year ahead!

daphne January 1, 2008 at 12:11 PM  

what an event!! and the food! wow.Looks like everyone had a jolly good time for a good cause too.

Jun January 1, 2008 at 12:25 PM  

a happy new yr to u both!!! my, ur pics are damn nice!! and yes, we have to meet again so we can properly "talk" ;p

wmw January 1, 2008 at 2:16 PM  

Great to have met you both, Christine and Chris! Looking forward to our karaoke session next! Happy New Year!

New Kid on the Blog January 1, 2008 at 10:01 PM  

[sigh]....what a great event for floggers... :( I missed it...

ai wei January 2, 2008 at 11:58 AM  

back. gal.
wat a good write-up and u are 'speeding'...

can i have this update 2 months later?! haha...

that was a real cool food blogger event and enjoyed to da max. hope to meet you and other food bloggers again soooon!


nic (khkl): we are sister, aren't we. whheeeeeee!

~Christine~Leng January 3, 2008 at 9:00 PM  

kampungboycitygal~
haha. have to rite? have to remain anonymous ;)
Your red eyes weren't that obvious gal ;) *contacts* ah.. happens all the times ;P


kenny mah~
thx :) Most Shy Blogger? Not anymore now right? ;)
Very friendly they are, easy going and easy to get along with. Including you kenny! :D


precious pea~
Actually Chris's birthday was a day before :)
Karaoke session next gal!
Thanks for organizing!


big boys oven~
It really was :) and learning about your "occupation" and "qualifications"! Whoa.. "geng". haha :P



Lyrical Lemongrass~
Thank you for organizing this dinner! Really unforgettable :)
You're entertaining as well gal!
I'm looking forward too ;)


wokandspoon~
Yea :) Happy New Year to you too!
Have a great year!


nic(khkl)~
Happy New Year to you too! Yea. Hope to catch up with you sometime again :) AiWei and I.. you're so right! we're actually sistas! haha. not "real sisters" tho but.. yea, sistas. haha :P
Happy makan-ing!


yammylicious~
very happy that night lar~
actually I didn't photoshop the pics :P Just resize ;)hehe.


Alvin~
Happy New Year! I thought you would turn up.. Next makan trip, come ya!

~Christine~Leng January 3, 2008 at 9:16 PM  

Jason~
We were happy to see you too Jason!
Your pictures better lo.. ;P
Looking forward to meet you again.. and makan together! ;)


kennymah~
so sweet of you :) To your and your loved ones too: May all the angels shower their best blessings on all of you! Happy Blogging!


HuiYen~
Looked mouthwatering.. too bad weren't very superb ;P
Have a great year ahead gal!


ekeng~
It was great meeting you too! Very easy to get along with :)
Cheers to a new year and to more good food!


daphne~
Yea. Partying, meeting new friends and at the same time we're doing good for some unfortunate children.. Simply one of the best thing :)


Jun~
thx! think we shud! :) properly communicate :) haha. Happy New Year gal! ;)


wmw~
It was fun meeting you too! Will ask Chris to do his planning soon :) Can't wait to hear you sing ;)


new kid on the blog~
went back to Penang already? nvm.. there'll be more to come :) Happy New Year! ;)


aiwei~
eh sista..mana chocolate? ;P
2 months? you kidding? haha.
tomorrow's someone's big day o.. can't wait to see you! muax.



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