Wednesday, July 4, 2007

San Francisco @ HP Towers

I am the kind of person whereby a meal always has to be eaten with someone, whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner.. in the worse case scenario, it has to be with at least a tv program on whether its House, Fifth Gear or some random TVB series i follow from my sister's stash.. So when i found out one day in the afternoon, that i could not get hold of a single living soul to have lunch with, i stepped down to the lobby and find myself all lost and aimless and stumbled upon San Francisco.. a place where we used to get our coffee fix during high school.. Those days it was in the "in" place to be with, because people either chose to go to Star Bucks or become classy and go to Coffee Bean, being the "out" people, we naturally turned to the under dogs..

So after smelling those coffee beans from outside their cafe, i couldnt resist and stepped in for my lunch..A coffee was a must, so it was an iced cappuccino.. but i was hungry..so i blindly chose two pastries and that was a lunch that costs me RM21++... Oh dear me, i am feeling the heat already..

I normally drink my coffee as is, without adding sugar.. this was the real stuff..to the bitter ending and the coffee aftertaste...wow.. i am alive..!

Then came the reheated through a microwave - Turkey ham, cheese and egg croissant which was filling because of the eggs but the ham was so vague i thought i was eating eggs..

After that meal of chicken pie at the FBB Priceless night, i saw the word chicken pie and couldnt resist ordering one.. i was truly disappointed because of that benchmark i set.. it was like comparing a BMW over a Perodua Viva.. Lack of filling, taste and just mediocre, it achieved the objective of filling me up..

I guess this is not much of a proper food review but i will do the necessary honours to grade this a 8 out of 10 for coffee and a 6 out of 10 for their food, leaving it a 7 out of 10.. available at most shopping centres..

A question that i will like ask, are you the kind of people that prefer to eat alone? Or you must have someone to talk to?..

21 comments:

Lyrical Lemongrass said...

Awww poor dear...all alone in HP Tower! :-P

I definitely don't mind eating alone and have done that many times (hey, I enjoy my own company, k! :-P ), but having a meal with friends (like our new-found blogger friends) is especially nice too. :-)

Paprika said...

SF Coffee is the best! And, its local! Malaysia boleh! As for dining alone, I do it all the time for lunch. But I do prefer company of friends. Nothing like sharing good food with good company.

Hor ny Ang Moh said...

Oh!How I wish next u, then I will go out with u any time u call me. For food 'I got time'!He! He! 'I got time' sound familer to u? Have a nice day.

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

ll: i have that problem..dont know why..especially if its eating out..i dont mind taking away to eat alone though..but i get the shivers if everyone starts to say sorry cant make it..

paprika: ouch..i would cringe if i were u..haha good company good food..Max!?

horny angmoh: yeah too bad u are not in kl lar..have a nice day too..

leo said...

my fav at sfc is the low-fat hazelnut iced latte =)

used to have that every morning when my office was in bukit bintang =)

xiu long bao said...

No need company. Only need a private room + roti + ice cream + internet connection to view drooling pix from food blogs...

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

leo: hmm haven tried it..might give it a try.. wow..bukit bintang office..surely no worries about finding lunch!

xlb: hahah well i had the room + roti + internet connection..just no ice cream..well i actually finished drooling b4 lunch d wahaha

jason said...

Ah... we're on the same boat, dude! Well, at least for some certain occasion *bleh*

Now who say your pictures are not attractive??

The Cooking Ninja said...

I don't like eating alone. So lonely. If I have to eat alone, either I don't lunch or I buy food back.

MeiyeN said...

goodness... so cheesy and juicy?!!!! hungry, hungry! and... never eat alone before, feel very weird!.. if alone, i rather "tahpau". so, you are actually working in hp?

Precious Pea said...

I also miss fbb's chicken pie!

Tummythoz said...

I do eat alone outside especially when shopping on my own. Usually I'll have a book or magazine for company. Now with the habit of lugging a camera along, it keeps me occupied (downside, attracts attention).

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

jason: still not good lar..maybe its bcoz i keep seeing better..kiasu mah..welcome to the same boat la..row row row ur boat..gently down the sea..

ninja: i have found an identical person.. too bad u r not nearby..definitely call u if im alone..

meiyen: no lar..i was at the client's place..haha i know nuts about computers..

pp: me too la! *hint hint* to FBB

tummythoz: haha obviously i also played with the camera during lunch rite.if not i wouldnt hav pictures kekeke..

AngryYoungChild said...

Having good company with ya makes the food test better. XP

i think.

I go on my " makan " session with only a friend who likes food as much as i do. Its always better that way.

And STARBUCKS PLS! XD

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

angryyoungchild: i agree with you, but not the starbucks bit!..dont like..blek!

tigerfish said...

I think I see San Francisco Co. Coffee Beans being sold here but can't remember a coffee house by the name of that...hmmm...

The egg croissant looks like Macdonald's egg mcmuffin just that croissant is used :p

Jackson said...

i love thier cappuccino!!

fatboybakes said...

i like to eat lunch alone most of the time, coz i dont enjoy making small talk. so unless its lunch with good friends, i'd rather be alone. and the thing is, i find, the older i get, the more things i seem to be doing alone. sigh. i miss having buddies to hang out with. guy friends you can just call, and say, oi, drink? oi, movie? oi, massage?

what was that about chicken pie?

ling239 said...

eating alone.....??!!
no way ~
if that is the case i would rather tapau and eat at office/home =.="

cheers ~

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

tigerfish: it was actually quite yummy haha..definitely mackers mcmuffin rules though

jackson: iced i have tried..hot 1s..i rarely order..unless its winter..

fbb: oi massage? can no problem call me..as long as its on u lar wahahah...ur chicken pie damn shiok la!

ling239: same here..looks like i am not alone d..

jason said...

I think your pics are pretty lar, my cam can't zoom so detail like yours.