Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Max! Enjoyment - Vol. One

After going to JHP's launch, Jackson dropped Jason and I off as he couldn't join us for dinner at Max! Kitchen & Wines. Looking forward to my first dinner at Max!, I was already thinking of what to order a day before. Having heard and read so much about Max!, most of us were quite excited. Arriving at Max! for dinner, I still couldn't make up my mind. With the 14 of us, Max, the owner and chef was definitely kept busy! I took quite a number of photos from this place and decided to use Picasa (thanks Lee Ping for the tip! I decided to finally give Picasa a try and I simply love it now!) for this round of photos.
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Seated on my right were Joe & Nicole, followed by Boo_licious & Splashie Boy, Bald Eagle & Lyrical Lemongrass, Nigel, Mikael aka Hunky & Paprika, Mavis, Soo Yin, Allan and finally Jason. We sat at the long table (the upper left corner of the photo above) and had the entire area upstairs to ourselves.
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As we all waited for our food, conversations were criss crossing across the long table on various topics by different people to different people. Laughter bursting at irregular intervals in different section of the long table must have got the patrons downstairs wondering which group of people were responsible for such mayhem! LOL! By the way, the bread that was served (to further keep us busy while we wait!) with olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasted great!
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As we wanted to try more variety of food, Jason and I shared a starter so that would leave us room for more! We ordered the Yabbies Lobster with sauteed avocado, garden chive and white balsamic (RM35). The meat was well infused with all the flavours and we really enjoyed this dish.
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Of course, with a group of floggers around, the usual food paparazzi struck again! As we had different orders across the table, we went around snapping pics of each other's food! Soo Yin had the Charred Porto Bello Mushroom with crispy okra & fresh greens (RM22)
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This was Allan's U.S. Sea Scallops with mojama and red & yellow capsicum salsa (RM35). Nigel asked Allan how come he didn't get to have a bite of it and Allan replied it was just too good to be shared! Ha ha ha....
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This was Boo_licious's (I think...?) summac flavoured yellow fin tuna loin steak from the char broiler with marinated caper berries and orange balsamic (RM45). It was somewhere at this point that we had extra lighting with the helpful hands of others and their handphones! Hence the white light, shining down like a light from heaven! Ha ha ha...



To be continued...Vol. Two

Max! Kitchen & Wines
27, Tengkat Tong Shin
50200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-21418115 (Do call and check operating hours - closed on Sundays)


27 comments:

Precious Pea said...

Amboiii....sedap sedap. Need to go see Max oledi...too miss his food.

sooyin said...

*ping*....*ping*....*ping*....=P

Those portobello mushrooms were really good...mmmmm....*drools*

jason said...

Great pictures! Mine... aiyor, cham ler :(

KampungboyCitygal said...

whoa..i wana go..we still haven get there yet :(

fatboybakes said...

[pouting and sulking like a petulant child]..... bleah.... bah humbug....chiss..... bedebah....aaaaaaaaaaaargh

Lee Ping said...

It sure feels good to be on the giving instead of the receiving end. I am glad that you like Picasa. You probably already know this, if you press shift-click (in the preview window), you can change the arrangements of the photos. Press click in the preview window, you can change the order of the photos.

Yabbies Lobster same as crawfish (that was what Joe wrote in his article)? Looking forward to the continuation of this article, especially the beef cheeks that you and LL ate.

boo_licious said...

fbb - never mind, we can go again but this time u're spending us rite since you FFK us this round?

Great pixs - Paprika and I had the tuna so not sure which one u took. Can't wait to see the 2nd part, yum.

WokandSpoon said...

Those are some drool-worthy photos! Another place to visit for the next time I set foot in KL!

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

wahahah why 2 parts?? i just had a heck of a time tryin to post everything..missed out quite alot of photos actually..

shiok la ur pictures..still cant fight wif u..nowhere near..haha

whens the next event?

wmw said...

Precious Pea : Yah, I spoke to Max about you. He told me that he had wanted to follow you to Malacca but something came up. Yah, his food is Gooood!

sooyin : So you found it good? I only took pics, didn't really get the full feedback. Just that after taking the pics we were just too busy savouring each and every bite of our food. Yummm....

Jason : Oh, try using Picasa for your photo editing.

KampungboyCitygal : Aaah..I finally did! Soon, it will be your turn.

fatboybakes : There, there...if you miss our company, you can always invite us to your house again! LOL...

lee ping : Yeah, when I click on your link, I read the tips. Thanks a lot...well, we give and receive! ;o)

Boo_licious : It must have been yours since it was easier access! Ha ha ha...Thanks!

wokandspoon : Oh yes! Do make sure you pay Max! a visit....

Joe : Too many scrumptious pics...so need Vol. Two! LOL...Next event? You miss us ah? How's Nicole? Has she recovered from the aftershock of being surrounded by us floggers? Ha ha ha...

MeltingWok said...

oh my godd, those succulent juicy scallops and that yellow fin tuna seared is looking good :P

wonda said...

wmw,
Everytime I read your food blogs, it's like reading a magazine on food review. You should look out for some photo contest to enter. I think there is a contest on Vsit Malysiaa 007 in The Star.

UnkaLeong said...

*joins FBB in his corner. We go together when I come back, k?

Dr ve Thru said...

How to diet like that. Come here only feel like eating already. The presentation is good and I am sure the food is also scrumptious.

Jackson said...

aiyoo.. the last picture really good! Looks like a light from heaven shining on the food.. *drool Drool*

Tummythoz said...

*pats fbb* Aiyo, u ffk so not fair to cis any bedebah-lor.
*sigh* how many parts to 'suffer' this time?

tigerfish said...

Would like that yabbies lobster too :) have heard of this place many times from Pea :)

wmw said...

meltingwok : Yeah, at Max's, it's all good ;o)

wonda : haha....there you go asking me to enter contest again! Thanks for the compliment!

unkaleong : What is this? Leave a comment on MY blog asking FBB to go makan with you without asking me? Hmmph!

dr ve thru : Can go on with your diet, after all your diet is seefood diet mah! LOL!

jackson : Yah, some people told me that too. Hee hee...

tummythoz : Only one more!

tigerfish : Precious Pea's fave place...I understand why. :o)

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

haha recovered liao..wahahaha..well theres no complaints when it comes to good company good food!

catsndogs said...

The scallops ...definately the scallops makes me hungry this time.

teckiee said...

I have to sing this already like that ...diana krall.. I cried a river over you..I cried a river over you I cried a river...over you...you food.

babe_kl said...

*SOBS* hubby took me to Max yesterday (to compensate lah) but Max can't handle the volume and turned us away!!!

today also fully booked :( so keep our fingers crossed for tmrw

wmw said...

Joe : Haha...Well, there's Semenyih ? We shall talk further on Pink Yoda. LOL

catsndogs:The scallops look scrumptious, will try that next time!

teckiee : We'll definitely be going again. Wanna go? "Don't cry for me, over the food...." :p

babe_kl : Wow, really? Wonder if they are usually that packed or us floggers posting had something to do with it?

kevjohn said...

Everything looks fantastic. And the descriptions are wonderful as well.
Makes me sad I don't get to travel more.

mama bok said...

Yummmmyyy..!! i wanna come too .. the next time..!!

Keropok Man said...

arrghh

when's the next outing?
can we gate crash? :-P

wmw said...

kevjohn:All things are possible! ;o)

mamabok: Yah, come back here for a makan vacation with Papabok and Chloe!

keropok man : Gate crash? Must make appointment to gate crash also. LOL!