Nov
13
2011

Anniversary Dinner @ The Mix : The surprise that got me teary eyed..

This is the continuation to our amazing 6th Anniversary Getaway courtesy of Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie. After enjoying the awesome room and splendid time splashing in the beautiful pool we got rather hungry. We hurried back to our room for a quick shower before heading to The Mix for our dinner.

The Mix

Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie

1 Jalan Usahawan U1

Seksyen U1

40250 Shah Alam

Selangor

Tel: +603 7803 1000

Fax: +603-7804 100

The stylish and cosy interior of The Mix

We had guava and orange juice while deciding what to have for dinner. It was tough to make up our mind as all the items in the menu looks so appetizing! I ordered spaghetti for Ethan first as he ALWAYS orders pasta each time we dine out.

Spaghetti Arabiata style with olives and tomatoes (RM35)

The original menu is spaghetti Arabiata style with chilies, olives and tomatoes but we requested for them to omit the chilies as Ethan doesn’t take spicy food. Look at the generous amount of cheese sprinkled on the spaghetti. I’m sure Ethan will love this!

As usual when we dine out, Darling will be the ‘Quality Control’. He’ll have the first bite to taste if the dish is too spicy, peppery or anything not suitable for Ethan’s consumption. Ethan was waiting anxiously! Not only did Daddy give the GREEN light, he even gave the thumbs up!

Ethan finally getting mouthful of the delicious spaghetti. He loves the bite size chicken meat that is so tender and moist.

Oyster, Leek and Potato Soup (RM25)

Darling opt for the oyster, leek and potato soup before having his main course. This cream of leek and potato soup with poached oysters is blended till it is velvety smooth. The leek and potato makes a perfect combination giving this dish a very ‘homey’ feel. Both Darling and I agreed that the soup is so wholesome that we really don’t mind having it without the oyster but then again, if it is prepared without the oyster in the first place, it would have taste a whole lot of different won’t it? :D

Seafood Tom Yam (RM30)

I had Seafood Tomyam! I know! I laughed when Darling suggested for me to have this. I was like, “What?” Here I am at a very chick and elegant place and he suggested that! Nevertheless, I agree as the thought of having something spicy on a rather cold evening is too hard to resist.

And thank goodness for Darling’s suggestion as this hot and sour broth is spectacular! We were given the option to choose the level of spiciness from medium to HIGH. We chose medium as I dare not risk having an upset tummy for our romantic rendezvous later :P

Atlantic Salmon (RM48)

Darling’s main course, the Atlantic Salmon. Ooh, love this, love this, LOVE this! Marinated with herbs and secret ingredient this thick slab of salmon comes with garlic mashed potatoes and creamy mixed vegetables. Portion is really huge!

Seafood Paupiette (RM45)

I had the seafood paupiette. It was served all wrapped up in aluminium foil and looked so simple. I tore the foil and to my surprise, out came a hidden treasure! Fresh seafood, plump mussels and huge succulent prawns with pasta enough to feed TWO! I enjoyed this a lot and if you think Ethan is filled to the brim with his spaghetti you are wrong as he still has space in his little stomach to share MY pasta!

Ethan took this shot of Darling and I :D

ZYNCHRO, a super talented 7-piece band entertained the crowd that night. They are really good! We were enjoying our dessert while being serenaded by them and then.. they STOPPED!

What happened? They looked our way and announced a special dedication to “Mr and Mrs William who are celebrating their Anniversary tonight”. I was like… aww… heart skipped a beat!

Just as my heart starts beating again, Mr Suresh, The Mix Manager appeared with a cake!

OMG! This is seriously a sweet surprise! FIRST TIME in my life okay? By now The Mix is enjoying a full house crowd. They cheered for us. Everything stood still. All eyes were set on us. I was so stunned that I did not know what to do *except to quickly take a shot of Mr Suresh and the cake!* ^_^

Darling and I were so stoned we did not know what to do! Thank goodness Ethan was quick! He thought it is a special day for HIM! He quickly blew the flame off the candle and the crowd cheered again! I was blushing like a tomato by now..

Ethan proceeded to cut the cake and everyone clapped their hands. Ethan was beaming so brightly and asked Darling, why only ONE candle? LoL! He thought it was HIS Birthday!! -__-

ZYNCHRO then performed George Benson’s Nothing Gonna Change My Love For You and dedicated that song to us. I was so touched there were tears in my eyes..

That song has always been our favourite and now it will forever be special to Darling and I…

#If the road ahead is not so easy
Our love will lead the way for us like a guiding star
I’ll be there for you if you should need me
You don’t have to change a thing
I love you just the way you are#

What a way to end our dinner. We were like floating in the air after that pleasant surprise…

Oh by the way, these are what we were having before Zynchro ‘interrupted’ us.. :)

Banana Toffee Pudding

Love the banana pudding. Soft and moist it just melts in my mouth. Paired with ice-cream this could not be anymore perfect!

Carrot Cake

Darling loves the carrot cake. I love the carrot cake. Ethan loves the carrot cake! Conclusion is we ALL love the carrot cake!

Our family picture (after wiping away tears and smudged mascara) on a perfect and memorable evening :)

Darling and I love the ambiance and atmosphere here at The Mix. Ethan loves it too! Gosh, he is starting young isn’t he? Hehe..

Look who’s enjoying himself dancing the night away? :D

Thank you Mr Suresh, The Mix, Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie and the ever so lovely Sagina for making tonight a night we’ll remember and cherish forever!

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    oh this is soooooo sweet!!!

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    So sweet !!! =)

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    Ooooo….so sweet! It certainly was a night to cherish and remember for a long, long time…

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    Haha Ethan is so happy! ^_^

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    Your celebration!!!!!!!! BEH TAHAN ar…

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    I heart the pic of Ethan enjoying his plate of pasta.. so contented, happy and simply cute! :)

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    Wow.. so sweet! Every year must celebrate there then!! So what happened after the dinner?? :p

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    U r welcome. Ohhhhhhh i wish i was there, so sorry i was not in town but the team did a great job………….. in making u teary eyed.Thank u so much Merryn

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    Merryn Reply:

    Thank YOU so much Sagina. This is something we'll treasure for a lifetime *and the cake we treasured for a WEEK!* 3 of us to finish that HUGE and super RICH cake! :D

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    happy anniversary you two!

    DROOLING over the food lah!

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    Happy Anniversary and abundant blessings

    to all of you :)

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    such a sweet celebration..

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    Nice place… And very sweet surprise… :D

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    Oho ho ho.. this is so sweet sis!! ^_^.v.. Feel like singing the Song for the both of you now.. ^_^.v.. btw,Love Ethan's shot for both of you!! ^_^.v..

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    william should have styled his hair abit.. haha..

    anyway, nice celebration.. happy belated anniversary :)

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    sweet… =)

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    No wonder it was a night to be cherished forever with the good food, good company, good ambience and good moments!

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    Wow! Sweet surprise!

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    So sweet merryn. Happy anniversary ya.

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    Ohhhh such a sweet anniversary! :D Ethan is really good in capturing photos of you and your husband, well trained by the hot mama I guess :P

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    so lovely :)

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    wow..so grand :)

    Happy Anniversary!

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    Ohhh~ Merryn. This is soooooooooooooo sweet!! OMG!! If it's for me, swear that I will cry like a baby adi!! You have a great Husband with cute and lovely boy, Ethan!! ^u^ *hugs*

    When will I have mine memorable day like these. LOLz!!

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    Happy anniversary.

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    your boy is so kawaii! and i love the pudding!

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    Happy Aniversary….aiya got teary eyes….I thought they asked you to cut onions before can eat….ha ha ha

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    auwww so nice!! guess this is one of the most memorable anniversaries you ever had yea. <3

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    matching black costume :)

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    Its a bit late but Happy Anniversary to you both! :0)

    What a fabulous Anniversary!

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    Such a sweet surprise and memorable evening. You deserve it. :)

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    Very memorable night for you, your darling and Ethan.

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    hahaha…your boy can get so heat up there!

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    Happy anny darl!!

    u are so cute..it must be a touching one.

    Well the foods all were so tempting!!

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    Happy anny dear!!

    u are so cute..it must be a touching one.

    Well the foods all were so tempting!!

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    What a memorable night. Wah… Ethan sure knows how to party. hehe

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