I was due to fly back to Sibu last night and since I had some time to kill (and also coz I wanted to meet Ringo ;)) I managed to get in touch with her and meet up with the big cheese at O’Briens in 1U.

obriens cheesie

This is the delicious dairy product herself, in her stealth mode disguise. She has the exact same cell phone as mine.

obriens interior

O’Briens is known for it’s gourmet coffee and handcut sandwiches…

obriens counter

…and their tagline “See your food made fresh in front of you”, kinda like an open kitchen thing, except it’s an open counter of sorts.

obriens salmon

Cheesie went for the healthy option, with the Smoked Salmon on Shambo (RM 13.50) under their Low Fat Lifestyle menu, interestingly dubbed “Guilt Free Food” with everything having under 3 grams of fat.

obriens peach

This is the Peach Blush (RM 10) that she ordered. My first impression was that she seems to wear a lot of bling. This girl has color coordination – most of the articles she wore has gold trimmings!

obriens toastie

I went for the (much) less healthier option of the O’Briens Crambo Club Hot Toastie (RM 16.50). The sandwiches at O’Briens are all served with crisps, which is a nice touch. I love putting Pringles in sandwiches, it makes the texture with white bread (untoasted) very interesting. Crispy!

obriens coffee

I also had the large Cappuccino (RM 8.50) which comes with a shamrock froth finish. I have seen Guinness doing that for draft stout in some bars, it must be an Irish thing. ;)

obriens us

Cheesie has a very bubbly personality and I felt very comfortable talking to her. We also had a lengthy intellectual discourse on methods of improving Cheesie’s Wardrobe. Heh! It was great meeting up with you Ringo! Jesus, now I sound like a fanboy. I have also noticed that I will be needing Botox on my forehead very, very soon. ;)

…and no, this is not an advertorial nor was any payment (monetary or otherwise) arranged for me to do this Cheesie post. =D

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22 Responses to “Lunch date with Cheesie”

  1. i suddenly have a craving for cheese :P
    psstt, she looks smaller and smaller in size.. compare to the last time i saw her photo at her blog.

  2. So you are chasing with the time? blog in fast speed mode?
    Cheesie looks good :) Next time introduce cheesie to us la! I mean bring her over to sibu…

  3. lucky you…

  4. Wow.. you get around.. who’s next? Xiaxue ;-)

  5. Hmm I don’t know her … but she looks good… the sandwiches look good too though :D

  6. Huhu.
    *imagining the moment to meet HB in person and looking at myself at the mirror, then comparing myself with Cheesie and Cheddie.

  7. *Smoked Salmon on Shambo (RM 13.50) under their Low Fat Lifestyle menu, interestingly dubbed “Guilt Free Food” with everything having under 3 grams of fat*
    HB, I just have to pin-pointing on this statement. Sorry. Well, the total fat in this plate might be less than 3 grams, but it is a very deceiving statement in term of trying to mask other facts in it. Guilt Free Food will not be served with the CHIPS (that portion looks like 150 Calories to me). That white bread alone according to their information, was 210 Calories (I doubt that, looks more to me). With a 290 Calories smoothie, the total calories will be easily 720 calories. Hmmm… Mr. O’Briens, if you say this is the guilt free food, I wonder how scary your regular food will be. Not a problem for skinny people, but for people like me I will not be happy that having to do 1 hour of running just to get rid of those Calories. I prefer to call that high carb plate. :)

  8. HB,
    This is the first time I’ve been back to your site since you left for rehab, I thought your blog was no more so it makes me very happy that your back and better than ever. It looks like you had an enjoyable lunch. BTW do you still smoke? (If you do I could send you some for review, I’ve sent you some before back in ’06) Anyways I’m glad your out of rehab and doing better it looks like your enjoying life. I look forward to seeing more of your blog.
    Peace and Happiness

  9. You looked sleepy :P

  10. i less than 3 Huai Bin

  11. HB….damn cheesie jealous lar. cannot sleep tonite from imagining myself in your spot.lol.:P

  12. Ringo looks good. Lucky man:)

  13. long time i no hear about Faye…

  14. long time i no hear about Faye…

  15. bongkersz: I crave for cheese all the time. ;)
    goolooloo: Yeah, I have a lot of KL posts I haven’t written. Going to mass post mode. ;)
    Most of the bloggers are based in KL. Easier for us to go there then for them to come.
    clementwpy: Yeah, it was great to meet up with her. :)
    Jeff: Hmm…I haven’t been to Singapore in ages. I don’t know who I’ll be meeting with next. I didn’t have much time this trip so met with Nuffnang team, Samantha, Nicole and Cheesie.
    MI!: They’re both very cheesy and very delicious. ;)
    Cokelatrawkz: Why do you need to look in the mirror? We’re going to search for lokam so looking into sea better. Project Lokam still on right? :)
    fish fish: OMG! A person has to run for an hour to get rid of 1000 calories??!?!
    I shouldn’t be eating so much then.
    bigwillie: Hello there, buddy! Yeah, I remember you sending me all those US cigarettes for review. It was fun doing that. :)
    Thanks for checking back and thanks for the offer. Yeah, I still smoke. Can’t do without nicotine, caffeine and alpra…er, sorry nevermind. ;)
    Thanks for reading mate, and have a great day!
    Clare: I was sleepy. I hardly got any sleep during the KL trip due to my tight schedule. :(
    Cheesie: I

  16. my lil bro.. it’s LOKAN lah, not Lokam. haahahhaa..Lokam don’t have to find, they are available during CNY .. :p
    shed away 20kgs of my weight then maybe fit enough to go Lokan hunting. eh? change the plan lah… we go makan makan, u want or not?

  17. Hohoho!
    Lokam = oranges
    Lokan lah bro, where got Lokam.. hihih…
    Must shed away 20-30kgs of my body weight then fit enough to hunt for Lokan. Proposal pls…. what about a makan-makan session instead? Har har har!!

  18. Why Ringo always wear that cap nowadays?

  19. Cokelatrawkz: Oops…my mistake. Yeah Lokam is those tiny mandarin oranges eh.
    Sure, I’ll email you when I’m in Kuching for leisure (the trip last weekend was more of a working trip). ;)
    Simon Seow: I don’t know. Coz it looks good on her? :)

  20. Ya, the shark fin soup is not cool!

  21. Hey, you used to write great, but the last few posts have been kinda boring… come on! :P

  22. Just wanted to let you know the sidebar looks off in my browser with 1600×1200 resolution.

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