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"Remember to Remember"

Bro's Birthday @ Xenri Japanese Restaurant, Wisma Elken

I almost forgot what I did when I bid my teenage years goodbye and said hello to the 20-ish phase. Everything just happened so fast. Too fast before I could even sit down and commit to my memory and learn all those past events by heart.


Now, it's already my dear brother Kent's turn. He just turned 20!

Off we went to welcome him to our 20s group at Xenri in Wisma Elken (another branch in Menara Hap Seng). This was really a pay off for him as Japanese cuisine is still his darling choice for years.

Special Sashimi - RM328

platter


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Grilled Tuna Jaw - RM68

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Tori Katsu Don - RM22

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Katsu Curry Rice - RM25

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Unagi Rice - RM42

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Kamotsuru Daiginjyo (Japanese Sake) - RM40

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Edible Gold Flake in the Japanese Sake. I wonder this ended up in whose stomach.

Other choices of Japanese spread that we ordered and the ambiance can be viewed during our previous visit HERE.

Verdict: Although Xenri serve one of the finest and delicious unadulterated Japanese fares, there were 2 particular dishes that remained fastened in my mind; Special Sashimi was superiorly fresh and the grilled tuna jaw too did a splendid job surprising everyone. Its smoky flavour was memorable and affixed with lotsa meat too.
Still, Kampachi remained my family's favourite. This reminded me that we went Kampachi during Kent's birthday 2 years back HERE. 


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Birthday song time! To break the 'birthday-cake-cutting-session' tradition, he was declared being officially 20 years old with some Big Apple Donuts.


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Poor salmon sashimi. Gobbled up by the birthday boy.

Green Tea ice cream just for Kent, a complimentary gift from Xenri

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Moments with the family :)

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 Daddy's in the House!


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Us with the brothers


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From the siblings: may he sets his goals on the right footsteps.



Restaurant Xenri
No. 20, Wisma Elken,
Jalan 1/147C, Batu 5,
Jalan Kelang Lama,
58200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603 77838118
(directly across Pearl Point Shopping Mall)


Just to share some videos of Kent with you. He entered the ASTRO Battleground 舞极限competition & managed to reach into the Top 7 category outta many groups that went for auditions and more rounds of battles with his team mates. We're just so proud of him! Since he's not in the competition anymore, our family can finally gather round like this on his birthday! More shows coming up on Astro soon. Go watch Astro Wah Lai Toi (Channel 311) every Saturday at 7pm (repeats on Sunday 2 pm)! :)







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Happy Birthday again Kent!
Love you bro!




14 comments:

ai wei November 20, 2009 at 10:57 AM  

what a wonderful celebration for bro. hehehe, i think i din give bro a celebration like this. and pressie, i never buy him any before @@, i think.

love xenri but love kampachi more. Yummm~

mimid3vils November 20, 2009 at 10:58 AM  

the tuna jaw looks so big, that must be a huge fish huh....

Happy Belated Birthday to ur bro, Kent!!!

J2Kfm November 20, 2009 at 11:17 AM  

a happy family. your dad's cool lah Christine. haha ...
and wait, my 20th bday dinner was nothing memorable.
think about it, every year also same .... hmm. no sashimi, no Japanese.

kampungboycitygal November 20, 2009 at 12:02 PM  

happy bday to ah kent! he can really dance!

Selba November 20, 2009 at 2:03 PM  

A great celebration with family :)

Happy Birthday to your brother!

iamthewitch November 20, 2009 at 4:56 PM  

What a wonderful birthday dinner! Happy Birthday to your brother! :) And those sashimi looks so fresh! I haven't been to Kampachi before.. is it really THAT good? Maybe you can bring me there one day!

~Christine~Leng November 20, 2009 at 9:15 PM  

aiwei~
maybe you should plan for your bro too.. haha
we love kampachi more too. still remained our fave.But this meal at xenri was a memorable one!


mimid3vils~
yea. i was shock myself too. Must be one giant tuna ;P and thanks!


J2Kfm~
haha. we can't stop laughing over on that ;P
come this year make it special. We celebrate with you ;P with sashimi?? when's your bday? ^^


kampungboycitygal~
thanks dear. will let him know! ^^


Selba~
thank you so much! ;) will forward your greetings to him.


iamthewitch~
sounds like a great idea! we shall plan then ;)

Nic (KHKL) November 20, 2009 at 9:32 PM  

yeah, i also forgot when i bid my teenage years goodbye. i blame the delicious food at my birthday bashes...hahaha!

heard so much about xenri. adding it to my list d. :)

~Christine~Leng November 20, 2009 at 10:32 PM  

Nic~
"blame the delicious food at my birthday bashes" wow... you celebrated your birthday each year with lotsa good goodies eh? haha.
Do check Xenri out Nic. Have not been to their KL outlet tho, but heard that the ambiance is much nicer ;)

thenomadGourmand November 21, 2009 at 1:30 AM  

Kampachi really so good ahh?? *curious*

Simon Seow November 21, 2009 at 4:08 AM  

Wow, the sashimi!! nice.

"Joe" who is constantly craving November 21, 2009 at 7:04 AM  

ur dad damn cool haha i would have to do alot to get him to pose that for me.

Eric Oye November 21, 2009 at 7:44 AM  

This is the first time i dropping by to give comment...nice to meet you christine. I just more into the food from this post, the sashimi was awesome from the look, how many variety of fish in that sashimi dish? the price is shocking too

~Christine~Leng November 23, 2009 at 11:50 AM  

thenomadgourmand~
YES ;P haha... for us la..


Simon~
the price was NICE too. lol ^^


Joe~
haha. thanks. He volunteered to do this ;P


Eric Oye~
hi :) thanks for dropping by!
there are 7 varieties of fish in this sashimi platter. Utter freshness ^^ this was a portion for 4, but was shared by 5-6 of us.



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