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Roll that Grand(y) Cinnamon!

mmmmmmm! had a cinnamon roll at breakfast today...

teringat everyone in the family was a big fan of Grandy's cinnamon rolls at one point in time...

I wonder how many people remember that the Grandy's franchise had hit Malaysia's shores in the early/mid-80's... The one location I know of is at the intersection of what is now the MRR-II and Jalan Ampang... kitty-korner from Ampang Point... Dunno what is in its place now... Its "mirror image" at the end of that block of shophouses was a Shakey's, then a KFC, and now it's a photo studio...

Something that sticks to my mind about this particular establishment was that it had a "walk-thru window" ... Uh-huh, that's right... it wasn't a drive-thru, but you could walk up to that window that opened onto the sidewalk, and you could place your order there instead of having to go in.

Looking back, I wonder what the use was... maybe it helped the smokers who didn't want to / couldn't go without their cancer-stick for the 5 - 10 minutes it would take them to get their food?

There is actually a Grandy's here in town, I'm kinda curious as to what else is actually on their menu... because all I have, apart from cinnamon rolls, is this very. vague. impression. that they. maybe. served. fried. chicken?

Then again... not really important izzit?



  1. It *is* important.
    (ha. got your little expression.)

    Yeah, seems when you return a few years later, shops can be something all together new! The most shocking change that I've seen, was a cafe which turned into a medical lab. (`O`) Yikes!

    Also, I thought drive throughs originated as a result of a bad hair day?
    (like everything else, haha.)
    Well, thanks for commenting on my blog! cya soon!


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