What To Eat For Lunch Today?

Posted by : foongpc | Monday, October 25, 2010 | Published in

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Do you always ask yourself this question "What to eat for lunch today?"

I do.

I am not sure if that question is grammatically correct but that's how I always ask this question to myself. And it's not just lunch, mind you. It's the same with dinner.

Always, the same question will pop up again and again with no apparent answers. What to eat? What to eat?

Well, I have no problem with what to eat for breakfast as most of you would already know by now, I eat only fruits, fruits and more fruits for breakfast!


Cream chicken @ Pan Cafe

But when it comes to lunch and dinner, I will always face this problem of not knowing what to eat. Sometimes, I get so fed up with the food in coffee-shops and restaurants I feel like cooking my own food.

Maybe I should learn how to cook but then again, if I do know how, another problem will arise. I may start to ask myself "what to cook?" instead, which I think is ten times worse than "what to eat"!


Egg tarts @ Canton-i

In fact, I am sometimes so bored with outside food I rather cook myself instant noodles. I know it's unhealthy but I guess once in a while is OK! By the way, my favourite instant noodles is the Cintan brand and my favourite flavour is Asam Laksa. How about you?


My Cintan asam laksa noodles

So here I go again. What to eat for lunch today?

Popiah rolls?



Mee rebus?



I feel like eating Pasta Zanmai's Unagi kabayaki to onsen tamago



Or Tang House Of Fishball's celery mee



I guess Bao Bao's pan mee with dumplings are quite nice too.



Or maybe I just keep it simple and eat Bread Story's Panda bread. Haha!



Oh well, I guess I will never ever find a solution to this. I will always be asking this question every single day - What to eat for lunch today?

Note#1 : All pictures in this post were taken using my iPhone 3Gs and not my Panasonic LX3. So please excuse me if some of the food shown were not exactly appetizing.

Note#2: I highly recommend that cream chicken rice from Pan Cafe (1st photo) and the unagi kabayaki from Pasta Zanmai. The others are not too bad either, although in the case of Canton-i's egg tarts, I think Tong Kee's ones are better.

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  1. Monica said...

    :D

    October 25, 2010 at 3:35 AM
  2. Mariuca said...

    Missed it! :(

    October 25, 2010 at 3:39 AM
  3. Mariuca said...

    For me, it's what to eat for dinner.. every night thinking...

    October 25, 2010 at 3:39 AM
  4. Mariuca said...

    I don't really like Cintan, fave brand is still Maggi!

    October 25, 2010 at 3:40 AM
  5. Monica said...

    "What are we gonna eat tonight?" This is the ques Ralph and I ask each other everyday :D

    October 25, 2010 at 3:40 AM
  6. Mariuca said...

    Popiah basah is B's fave.. me not so much but if I buy, I will ask for xtra cili for mine.. then yum! :)

    October 25, 2010 at 3:41 AM
  7. Mariuca said...

    Ok I'm officially hungry hippo now, help! ;)

    October 25, 2010 at 3:41 AM
  8. Monica said...

    i like Cintan oso! and i don't like Maggi haha :P

    October 25, 2010 at 3:44 AM
  9. Monica said...

    i love the Teriyaki Chicken @ Pasta Zanmai..yum! yum!

    October 25, 2010 at 3:47 AM
  10. Tekkaus said...

    Hmm...nope. Because I eat almost the same thing every day for my lunch. LOL :D

    October 25, 2010 at 3:57 AM
  11. Tekkaus said...

    Hmm...nope. Because I eat almost the same thing every day for my lunch. LOL :D

    October 25, 2010 at 3:57 AM
  12. Tekkaus said...

    Then why don't you just cook your own meals bro? :p

    Hahaha :DYeah! That happened to me. Then I will ask what to cook? Or I will ask my family...what you guys wanna have for dinner etc.

    October 25, 2010 at 3:58 AM
  13. Tekkaus said...

    But sometimes you can't deny that eating instant noodle is far more delicious and appetizing right? :p

    October 25, 2010 at 3:59 AM
  14. Tekkaus said...

    I would love to eat I feel like eating Pasta Zanmai's Unagi kabayaki to onsen tamago! :D

    October 25, 2010 at 4:00 AM
  15. fufu said...

    wow cream chicken? wanna eat!!!! i always cook random food for lunch...because lazy... only eat good at night

    October 25, 2010 at 7:15 AM
  16. reanaclaire said...

    Yes, i asked myself, i asked my kids, i asked my colleagues or whoever i m having my meals with, i asked and asked.. hahaha.. but now mostly in the mornings, i take quaker oats first.. :(

    October 25, 2010 at 7:56 AM
  17. TZ said...

    Tell me about it... if you are alone for lunch. Its much more easier. The tougher time to decide what do WE want to have for lunch.

    I have experienced that my colleagues and I... we were standing there for 30 mins just to decide for where to go for lunch...

    October 25, 2010 at 8:18 AM
  18. lina said...

    This post is making me hungry so early in the morning!

    October 25, 2010 at 8:22 AM
  19. wenn said...

    i used to ask myself..what to cook today?

    October 25, 2010 at 8:58 AM
  20. Eric Lee said...

    cintan is waaaayyyyy better than maggie coz of their mee...but my fav is still Pama's Tomyam flavour..slurppss now i'm hungry lol

    i usually just ask what's for lunch coz that's the only time i decide for myself what to eat...LOL

    October 25, 2010 at 11:08 AM
  21. foongpc said...

    monica, cintan is much nicer than maggi right? : )

    Ooh! I love the teriyaki chicken @ Pasta Zanmai too!

    October 25, 2010 at 12:56 PM
  22. foongpc said...

    mariuca, haha! You don't worry about lunch cos you are busy sleeping! LOL!!

    October 25, 2010 at 12:57 PM
  23. foongpc said...

    tekkaus, eat the same thing everyday for lunch? What's that? Don't you ever feel bored?

    Is there Pasta Zanmai outlet in Melaka?

    October 25, 2010 at 12:59 PM
  24. foongpc said...

    fufu, the cream chicken is yummy! Yeah, I guess we are too busy in the day time so normally simply eat lunch while dinner is more proper : )

    October 25, 2010 at 1:00 PM
  25. foongpc said...

    reanaclaire, haha! You ask everyone? Oats for breakfast is good! : )

    October 25, 2010 at 1:01 PM
  26. foongpc said...

    TZ, standing for 30 mins to decide what to eat? Yes, I've done that too but it's such a waste of time! Haha!

    October 25, 2010 at 1:01 PM
  27. foongpc said...

    lina, it's afternoon now, have you eaten your lunch? : )

    October 25, 2010 at 1:02 PM
  28. foongpc said...

    wenn, used to? So now you don't ask yourself anymore? What's your solution?

    October 25, 2010 at 1:02 PM
  29. foongpc said...

    eric lee, what is Pama? Never eaten that brand of instant noodles before! Btw, I seldom eat instant noodles, haha!

    So dinner menu is already decided for you by your mom? Hahaha!!

    October 25, 2010 at 1:04 PM
  30. HappySurfer said...

    There's a lot of choices, wor.

    So, you're not one to eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper? I thought you have your home-cooked dinner by your mom? No?

    Haven't tried that Cintan Asam Laksa. May want to give it a try now. My favs are the Pama koay teow, the Mamee vegetarian mee and the occasional Maggi chicken-flavored mee. Yes, everything in moderation.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:56 PM
  31. Ane said...

    I swear you make me hungry or want to go on vacation every time I visit your blog.. :P

    October 25, 2010 at 2:43 PM
  32. Ane said...

    I just had chicken, so let me pass on that, but Yum! I want an egg tart!! :D

    October 25, 2010 at 2:46 PM
  33. Ane said...

    All look so yummy! I'm hungry now, and I just ate! LOL! :D

    That panda bread looks so yummy and cute at the same time! I probably wouldn't have the heart to eat it cause it is just so darn cute! :D

    October 25, 2010 at 2:48 PM
  34. jam said...

    All those seem to be nice lunch for me. I dun mind having either one as my lunch tomorrow, haha!

    October 25, 2010 at 3:42 PM
  35. iamthewitch said...

    So what did you have for lunch today? :P I had Fu gua thong noodles! So yummy and healthy!!

    October 25, 2010 at 6:40 PM
  36. Mei Teng said...

    Sigh...I frequently ask myself this question. Right where I work, there's no decent place to eat. Either I bring last night's dinner for lunch or have to drive all the way out from office...rush through lunch to get back to office in time.

    October 25, 2010 at 8:28 PM
  37. Bengbeng said...

    i think yr future wife will find it hard cooking for u :)

    October 25, 2010 at 10:00 PM
  38. Che-Cheh said...

    Me ask the same thing about lunch. What to eat ar ar ar.

    But for dinner I'm ok as my catering lady just bring the food to me. Haha

    October 25, 2010 at 10:41 PM
  39. Faisal Admar said...

    haha i don't know hwy but the cintan really looks delicious! hahahahah!

    October 26, 2010 at 12:14 AM
  40. levian said...

    they are appetizing enough, no worries! :p

    October 26, 2010 at 11:57 AM
  41. mNhL said...

    yes...I ask that Q everyday too. haha.... and you are making me hungry with all the photos here. Lunch time coming soon......

    I like Cintan curry mee. Yes...once a while should be fine.

    October 26, 2010 at 11:58 AM
  42. EastCoastLife said...

    There is a wide variety of food out there to choose from, we are spoilt for choice. :D

    October 26, 2010 at 12:54 PM
  43. EastCoastLife said...

    I prefer a soupy dish usually - a bowl of mee soup or porridge.

    October 26, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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    October 26, 2010 at 12:58 PM
  45. poorprince said...

    yummy foods panda buddy

    October 26, 2010 at 1:45 PM
  46. poorprince said...

    i love noodles hahaha

    October 26, 2010 at 1:46 PM
  47. poorprince said...

    that panda bread was soo cute

    October 26, 2010 at 1:47 PM
  48. poorprince said...

    have a great day

    October 26, 2010 at 1:47 PM
  49. Vegas said...

    Really the served items were looking too delicious. The items were typically Thai food and the soup-noodle was looking fantastic.

    October 26, 2010 at 8:05 PM
  50. Impact said...

    If all that was for lunch, then what was in your dinner. I don't think you had enough dinner after having the lunch.

    October 26, 2010 at 8:48 PM
  51. Merryn said...

    Cintan assam laksa!!!!!!!!!!!! slurp!!!!!! beats any other food out there! yum!!!!!!!!!!!

    October 26, 2010 at 9:20 PM
  52. ken said...

    damn this is making me hungry right now! :)

    October 27, 2010 at 12:07 AM
  53. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    wokie lucky my tummy upset now! lol saw lots foodies here! T.T

    October 27, 2010 at 9:31 AM
  54. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    instant noodles!!! i wanna eat dat! T.T 2 months never eat dat dy. sobs.

    October 27, 2010 at 9:31 AM
  55. Carol said...

    Nice food stuffs, really liked everything...

    October 27, 2010 at 3:01 PM
  56. saday said...

    Very nice food.While looking these pictures my mouth get full of water. Really these foods are mouthwatering foods...

    October 27, 2010 at 6:58 PM
  57. Life Ramblings said...

    the panda bread looks too cute too eat.

    October 28, 2010 at 5:39 PM
  58. Life Ramblings said...

    i'm not very fond of Cintan noodles. i prefer Korea's seafood party but they can be a bit pricey though.

    October 28, 2010 at 5:42 PM
  59. Jasmine said...

    I want to try Bread Story's Panda bread. It looks really cute and nice! I want to eat its ears first. Haha!

    November 3, 2010 at 2:02 PM
  60. Eva said...

    Nice food, feeling very hungry early morning...

    November 4, 2010 at 3:09 PM
  61. Ayie said...

    my usual question is what to cook for our meals =)a

    November 7, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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