Monday, January 1, 2018

Eating Out: Loving Hut Christmas Buffet

Hello friends, and happy new year! it has ticked over to 2018 here in Brisbane. I was asleep by 9.30 last night, but I will have some fun food to share with you soon. But first, I though that I should blog about some of the Christmas special dinners that I ate out at. There were two, but the first was the Christmas Buffet at Loving Hut. They normally have a buffet every year for both Mother's Day and Christmas, but this was the first time I'd ever been to one. I was pretty excited. It was $35 for all you could eat! The Christmas one was actually held at the start of December, and there was nothing really Christmas about the food, but it was good.

First up here are some photos of all the food stations at the buffet. A lot of the plates and bain maries are a bit empty, trust me when I say they replaced them frequently and the food just kept on coming and coming. But this was the only chance I had to grab some photos without a line of people in the way.

Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


And here is my first plate, I got a little bit of most of the things. It was pretty good! Though as you can see, most of the fried appetisers were just sitting out on plates, so they got cold and soggy pretty fast. It would have been good if they could have kept them hot. On the side is some mojito iced tea.

Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


I was disappointingly pretty full after that first plate, though really there was a lot on it. But I went back for some seconds. Mostly for the Singapore Noodles. They used to have them on the regular menu and they were my favourite! Then they took them off, and no matter the number of times I put 'bring them back' in the suggestion box they never did. Except, apparently, for buffet nights. They were as good as I remembered, and I wish I could have fit more in!!! I also got a little bit of salad, because I am a vegan after all. Hee.

Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


Dessert for me was mostly about the carrot cake, which was so good! I don't know why they don't have this all the time, as their regular desserts are pretty meh and I never get them. I also had a little cup of sago pudding, which was nice but I had to limit myself due to the coconut content.

Loving Hut Christmas Buffet


I wish I could have fit more in, because they just kept refilling everything! I saw some people with take away containers, so I think next time I might bring some along to take some home. Especially if they have singapore noodles! Definitely keen to try out the Mother's Day one next year.

Cute Kitty Photo of the Post

Aurora


Who remembers Aurora, the sweet little kitten who took far too long to get a home? And then she finally went home with a wonderful client. Well, she came back to board with us over Christmas! She is a grown up girl now! But still so sweet, it was lovely to see her again.

4 comments:

  1. The Christmas buffet looks amazing, and that's great that you were able to get your favorite noodles! Sweet Aurora, she looks so grown-up now! :)

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    1. She's such a big girl, while still being a little girl.

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  2. I always want to do Chinese food for Christmas! One year I told my husband I wanted to do it since we had no plans for dinner, and when it came to dinner time, he thought I was kidding. NOOO! Everything looks really yummy. It has been years since I've had singapore noodles.

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    1. Many Asian places are open for Christmas day here. I'd love to go for a Christmas Day yum cha one year, but my mum is so into following her traditions that I think there'd be a mutiny!

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