19 days working trip to Chennai, India

Posted by vivien | Others | Saturday 20 September 2014 10:33 pm
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We should have taken the KLIA express pass, but accidentally bought the KLIA transit ticket. The boarding area for both train are in different ends of KLIA sentral

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first meal: Caesar salad in KLIA

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Non-vege option in MAS flight, quite nice with spicy chicken, even though it look bland

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hotel room in The Park Hotel, Anna Salai

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toilet

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shower

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room with a clear glass dividing the bed and shower area

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hotel swimming pool on the 8th floor

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gym on 9th floor

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breakfast

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cornflakes and banana

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omelette station

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fruits in breakfast

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sambar = dhal curry

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paneer paratha

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vada

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steam fish

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muffins

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pastries

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aloo paratha

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my omelette

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thosai available during dinner

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very delicious home-made bread

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dinner plate 1

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dinner plate 2

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dinner plate 3

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dinner plate 4

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dinner plate 5

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dinner plate 6

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fried bread with potato

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aglio olio

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basil tomato

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in pesto, salty, generally the food in the hotel is very salty until we wrote in comment sheet and submit to the reception, then the food become less salty from that day onward

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freshly made naan

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apom is quite nice with cheese and mexican beans

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very delicious mushroom pizza

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extremely thin crust and super delicious!

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very good banoffee pie

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not liking this

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dessert plate 1

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dessert plate 2

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dessert plate 3

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dessert plate 4

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Lunch in food court in office

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chinese prawn fried rice, ok, tired of indian food and went for this one fine day

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vegetable fried rice on another day

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apna ka dhaba, our colleague in India brought us to this nice indian food for lunch 2 minutes drive from office

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No. 8/113, Kavimani Salai, Mogappair West, Chennai

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papadam with fresh mint dipping

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naan/paratha/kulcha

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Main course

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rice/briyani

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delicious chicken curry dish

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yummy aloo paratha and kulcha

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chicken briyani

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India KFC Menu, everything in India comes in vege and non-vege options

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KFC menu

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office pantry, the food here is super cheap

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this plate above cost only about 5o rupees (~RM2.70) prevailing currency rate 10,000 ruppees = RM540

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office lunch meal 2, love the paratha here

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office lunch meal 3

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office lunch meal 4

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office lunch meal 5: samosa at 10 ruppess (~50 cent)

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madras coffee house in food court in office building

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filtered coffee, slightly too sweet

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nalas aappakadai serve food apom, but their gravy (chicken curry, mutton chetinad are nothing worth mentioning, disappointing actually)

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nalas menu

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tapao the apom and bought it up to office to eat

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nandos in india are bigger portion (bigger chicken and sides) and same deliciousness

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nandos menu 1

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nandos menu 2

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nandos menu 3

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nandos menu 4

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India Pizza Hut

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firecracker pizza

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Pizza Hut menu 1

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Pizza Hut menu 2

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Pizza Hut menu 3

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Pizza Hut menu 4

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So Cheezy Super Vegetables pizza, not nice as the cheese on the side taste like some fake nachos cheese sauce

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There is a buy 1 get one free deal on every wednesday, and we got the above Paneer Vegetables pizza for free. Between the 2, super cheezy is just so so, the paneer pizza is better

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pizza hut bill

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India subway: Non Vege option

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India subway: Vege option

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Subway menu 1

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Subway menu 2

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My aloo patty (potato patty) with addition of egg is superb, love the spiciness of the potato patty

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Starbucks india in Phoenix mall

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My masala chai lattee is a spiced latte, not bad for me. But for those who don’t like cinnamon etc spice, it may be awful

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ibaco ice cream in Express avenue mall, quite nice and cheap

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My ice cream of 2 flavor cost only 114 ruppees (70 ruppees for 100g)

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Hard rock nachos

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humos dip platter, all the dips are really salty 🙁

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chicken

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tequila prawn, quite salty for me

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my berry drink is really sweet 🙁

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this is realllly good, Hard rock cafe cheescake: Baked cheesecake with honeyed sour cream topping is really delicious, the bottom is walnut biscuit crumb is really good as well

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yummy!

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Hard Rock cafe drink menu

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Hard Rock cafe appetiser

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Hard Rock cafe starter

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total bill for 4 pax, only around RM50 per pax

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sign in airport, 10,000 is only RM540, so little! Even when entry to India, we have to sign a custom declaration mentioning we have no more than 10,000 Indian ruppees!

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cafe in Chennai airport

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vege fried rice in airport, just so so and portion so small

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Non vege meal in MAS plane back to Malaysia

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Pringles in India are already produced under Kellogg’s

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My dream panini grill, quite expensive: 5600 ruppees

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Everest is one of the famous brand for indian spice, bought a sambbar masala for making dhal curry

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my food loot from india


 

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