Monday, March 15, 2010

My Birthday Eve's dinner @ Eastin Hotel, Penang

I am spoilt, I know, and I prioritize my birthday (after Christmas and Easter of course) and I just love myself too much that I love the day that I was born.
I am usually excited when the month of my birthday approaches and I will be in a great mood, so, I even get the luxury of being spoilt on the eve of the day itself, thanks to the people around me!~

This year, I was surprised to a treat of Seafood Buffet Dinner at the new Eastin Hotel in Penang. In fact, the seafood themed buffet dinner was also newly launched at that time and knowing that I love seafood, it was the perfect choice for my pre-birthday celebration.

Swez Brasserie is their in-house coffee house and dining restaurant, and only started their buffet dinners in January.
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Due to their new opening, there were eager diners who were there to try out their buffet on Friday night (seafood buffet theme) and there was already a crowd even though we were there early.

Their selection of dishes for the dinner were all seafood-based, in conjunction with their theme and that includes the soup and even their fried rice.
Only the fruits and the desserts are spared from the theme =)

Soups of the day include the seafood chowder and tomato soup.
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The mains include everything from fish, prawns, squids, crabs, and even lobster!
Stingray and cuttle fish cooked in rendang style
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Mussels; which were disappearing fast albeit the early hours!
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Fish
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Sweet and sour style
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Bamboo clams with Chilli
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Calamari with baby bok choy
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This is probably the only non-seafood dish; beef with bell peppers
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Lobster
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Nothing much to look forward to, it was really small but well, what can you say to a RM68++ meal, we can't expect a whole of an Australian live lobster, can we?

Chilli crabs
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Curry Prawns
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Mussels, with garlic
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Scallops
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Beancurd with vegetables
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Seafood fried rice
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You can add variety to your seafood meal; seafood noodles or grilling your seafood
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Seafood Noodles Station
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Grilled seafood
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They even have a fried fish which the chef wil be so kind to cut out for you. (This is the same as Eastin PJ which I have dined in before where their fish is cooked according to different styles; steamed or fried)
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I think this is probably the only buffet I have gone to which serves a whole fish like this.

Sashimi
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Salads
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Cakes and desserts
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To be continued....

4 comments:

  1. i am drooling~

    how much is the buffet?

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  2. Awesome buffet, many yummy dishes there!

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  3. Isaac, it's about RM68++ =)

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  4. 5 star foodie, oh ya, but I have more upcoming posts on other buffets which have even more variety!! Stay tune =)
    Thanks for visiting!~

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