Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Taipau 3:43 PM blog day , bloggers , blogs , events , food and drinks , movies , Nuffnang , people , worldLooks the Blog Day has arrive again, and this year will be the first year I am celebrating it , *marks calender as blog day*. According to Nuffnang, Blog day is tomorrow? 31st August?
Well i think everyday is a blog day! I started blogging 3 years ago but was not active till recently and being active has helped me discover many great blogs and great friends and great adventures around Malaysia and sometimes beyond that as well.
So what I am gonna do today is feature 6 blogs that has either inspired me or driven me into the passion of blogging!
Taipau 3:30 AM hokkien mee , Lei Cha , noodles. , old town , Petaling jaya , PJ , Soon Lee kopitiam.har meeLocated at Petaling Jaya Old Town, near there the Jin Xuan Dim Sum Restaurant is a local coffee shop by the name of Kedai Kopi Soon Lee.
Kedai Kopi is just your average eatery place but it has many old time stalls that are delicious and maintains the flavor throughout all these years.
Monday, August 29, 2011
Taipau 7:23 AM 2.0 , adibah noor , karen kong , malaysia , movies , namewee , nasi lemak , rasa sayang , walau eh
Movie In A Glance:
"Young Chef Huang (Namewee) struggles to get his restaurant business going because he cannot adapt to the 'localized' cooking his patrons are looking for. However, contradict to his unpopular cuisine, he is also well-known as 'Hero Huang' in the local neighborhood where he carries out good deed in helping the community until he met Xiao K (Karen Kong) who got him into deep trouble. In order to get his life and the restaurant business back on track, Chef Huang must now seek help from a mysterious hawker stall lady (Adibah Noor), who summons him to embark on the extraordinary journey of his life. During this self-enlightening experience, he will also meet many 'local heroes' each lending their support to help him re-discover his roots and the real hidden message of 'Nasi Lemak'."- GSC
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Taipau 2:38 PM desserts , food and drinks , MilkADeal , milktea , sunway pyramid , taiwan , taroballs , ZenQ desserts
"The marketing philosophy of ZenQ Dessert is to combine fashion and tradition and create new style with the youth stream image of the green raccoon. It creates the unique flavors in the products with the strict standard of production control. The fashion interior design gives the Taiwanese traditional desserts brand new perspectives. The HQ makes the franchises have the greater advantages, emphasizes the planning the inside and backside operation and gives 100% skills transferring. Therefore, the win-win situation for the three parties, the Franchisor, the Franchisee and the Consumers, is created."- http://www.izenq.com.tw/about_en.php
Friday, August 26, 2011
Last week I enrolled my name as a Digi Angel to have a chance to be able to have a berbuka puasa session with Digi, Nuffnangers, Bloggers and many other awesome peeps.
The Event kick started at 6.30 pm with little mingling among the attendees, plus there was an ice breaker game whether contestants were asked to play a Digi version of Simon Says, believe it or not i actually won a Digi Mug! ^.^
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Movie In A Glance:
"When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours."- IMDB
The film is written base on the characters from Belgian cartonist Peyo (Pierre Culliford) and was very famous globally including Malaysia during the 90s. Mix and match you will get an adventure of little blue creatures in an urban city.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Movie in a glance
I think i am wasting my time trying to tell you this, the movie is about how one could never be lucky when it comes to death, and if somehow by some freaky mistake you escaped from being dead the first time, it will always come back for you, that's just about 1,2,3,4,5 or the franchise.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Hmmm? Doesn't this look familiar?
Oh it IS the same place.
Yes,I am still at G tower after the afternoon tea party.
For what you might ask, well i was lucky enough to be able to attend a blogger review session of the Tanzini Restaurant located at the higher floors of the G Tower.
The place is cozy and classy as G tower usual style is like that, greeted by the organizer and met with very awesome bloggers and a few nuffies as well.
The lighting was dim and emits a very warm feeling and a relaxed environment for a nice dinner.
*apologies as the pictures for the place is unavailable due to some technical difficulties*
Below are the pictures of the place
Well, moving on with the dinner, we were given a special menu for to be reviewed and here is some of the choices available.
I ordered the Tanzini homemade Ginger beer, the lemon in it gave it a very strong taste that will sure to stimulate the taste buds and quench your thirst as well.
To continue from the drinks , we have the appetizer which is a side of salad with tomatoes and a certain type of cheese. It's really yummy.
Moving on to the main course we see this giant sized lamb shank that was cooked well and the marinated full of flavor with its savory sauces to dress it up.
Right over here is the Lobster wrapped ravioli that is presented in a very simple but beautiful manner, the freshness of the lobster meat in it is well preserved.
Ravioli with rabbit meat anyone?Though this is definitely not my preferences but its still worth taking a picture of even though i had none of it.
This is what i had, Ravioli Herb Chicken that is full of fresh herbs that brings out the inner flavors of the chicken.
And for the finale, a piece of raspberry *something*, its like yogurt and ice cream and cake mixed into one, and i love it! very very awesome dessert !
All in all, Tanzini @ G Tower is a great place to have a nice dinner!
Do check out MilkADeal as i heard a deal on this place is coming up soon!
199 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur
Taipau 12:37 AM cakes , Confectionary , food and drinks , G Tower , Hotel , MilkADeal , pastries , sandwiches , tea time , The lounge
G Tower Hotel has many facilities that is simply top notch and fancy in it's classy way, you got bars and restaurants places to hang out and chill.
Here is another place where you can have nice cozy catch up with your friends. Let me introduce to you
Simple and bright, the lounge provides ample lighting and space for a comfortable afternoon tea with friends. The menu for The Lounge is filled with choices of cakes and pastries with a variety of beverages alongside it.
The thing that catches everyone's attention would be the triple tiered combination of sandwiches,pastries and cakes that is bound to complete anyone's afternoon tea session.
Triple Tiered Tower
Each level is categorized by the type of item it holds.
Each item is well made and delightful.
The cakes were the right amount of sweetness and special in it's variety of sweet and sour flavors.
The Pastries were fresh and delicious, with different fillings and flavors in each of them.
The Sandwiches were made with fresh ingredients and blended well with other meat that was put in it to give a very satisfying taste.
*take note that the selection for the three tier tower is based on the chef's discretion and may vary at the time one might just to have a visit.*
Thank you G Tower for holding such a delightful afternoon tea for us to try out the three tiered tower, we all had a wonderful time bonding and chatting away for sometime, it was so comfortable there that we lost track of the time.
MilkADeal will be having an Afternoon Tea deal with The lounge at the end of August so please stay tune to this post as details will be updated soon.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
"Picked as her best friend's maid of honor, lovelorn and broke Annie looks to bluff her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals with an oddball group of bridesmaids."-IMDB
Movie In A Glance
The movie itself is a slice of life comedy that did not just follow the simple story line of screwing up and fixing it back, it takes you on a journey of how one could be at the lowless point of your life and slowly climbing themselves back up even by just a little bit.
A bride to be with her best friend's being the bridesmaid among other bridemaids could it be the fight to obtain who would be the best or is just the inability to let go cherished memories?
Kristen Wiig from SNL plays Annie, a girl who is at a difficult time in her life, not knowing what to do and being swayed around like a ping pong ball, her performance in the show is really fun to watch, displaying comedic acts with a smooth flow.
The jokes and dialogues were made in a way that it takes you a sec to feel the impact or it;'s only funny if you can relate to the unfortunate incidents that occur during the wedding.
There were times where the film gets a little draggy but it was to build up a require amount of energy to finish the movie in the best tones.
The other cast gave a harmonic presents to the current setting of the movie but soon might felt that they are being overshadowed.
Stamped and Mailed
A movie where it lets you wonder if you have hit a bottom so low that you couldn't even think of anything, or have you experience disappointment and frustration to yourself that you wouldn't feel like living anymore?
The movie brings up more then just a few laughs and obscene toilet humor, but it also reaches into every persons heart who have experience failure before.
A movie for teens and adults alike, stay for the laughs stay for the emotions, it's a comedy of a life that you might have encountered sometime in your life growing up, even if it's in different context.
Tickets thanks to Mikhealachan and United International Pictures.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Taipau 12:07 AM ambiance , boat house , boathousettdi , classy , food and drinks , MilkADeal , restaurant , taman tun dr ismail
Located at the residential areas of Taman Tun Dr Ismail, this cozy and classy restaurant provides a comfortable feel and a classy ambience that provides a very nice environment for a lovely meal.
I had the privilege to join a group of awesome bloggers and wonderful people to attend a food tasting session here. =^^=
The Interior of the place is very unique as it resembles the interior of a boat thus the name boatHouse, as i step into the restaurant i was enveloped in shades of dim lights the emitted a cozy atmosphere.
The lower deck of the restaurant provides a dining experience that is both relaxing and engaging whilst the upper deck has a bar counter and some activities which you can enjoy such as darts and pool.
We were served with a very nice fruit punch drink which i happen to drank a lot XD.
The appetizers were the first to be served and what a nice spread it was!
First we have fresh oysters with caviar that was heavenly, even though i am not a fan of oysters but these were amazing!
Pork balls minced and marinated while wrapped with Bacon strips! (Epic Meal Time!) opened up much of my appetite and got MY engine started~ vroooom vrooom!
Probably my favorite amongst the three! Roast pork fried with garlic, dried chili and brandy crisp to perfection and explosions of joy in your mouth, very nice indeed.
Here is an amazing dish, the Holland Pork Ribs, cooked under controlled fire and marinated and braised with a sweet sauce that is seeped into every part of the meat, this dish is a satisfying happy meal for all who love meat.
Oglio pasta with scallop, seasoned with poppy seeds, black pepper and dry chili powder, the pasta blends spiciness and freshness of the scallop making the dish simply delicious and mouth watering by just smelling it.
The Beef Steak was cooked in a very professional manner and it was perfectly done in tip top condition, cokked on the outside and rare on the inside , meat lovers just can't get enough of this steak and there is also gravy to come with it that is just saucy!
Fettucini with rocket leaves along with beef slices makes a very aromatic pasta dishes that sends signals to your stomach that more good food are sliding in so get ready cause you just cant have enough of this.
This dreamy orange sauced pancake with an ice cream topping seemed so tempting and once it slips into your mouth a burst of joyful sensation comes out due to the sourish taste of the orange and the sweetness of the ice cream mixed with the soft texture of the pancake slices. mmmmmm~
The item to end a wonderful dinner is none other than this Banana Chocolate Souffle, you will need to eat the Souffle in 3mins or else it will collapse, dig in with your cutlery and scoop up the tasty chocolate filling that is just deliciously amazing.~ ~ ~ ~
This was the Beef Steak!
Nuffies from Nuffnang, Karen and Linda.
Sixthseal and his partner
Tian Chad and his partner.(sorry bro, we were on the same side)
Awesome people whom i am lucky to meet ( not in picture TianChad and partner)
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All information can be found in their awesome website below
If you need a place to chill out and hang out, this cozy sanctuary is a great place to enjoy the company of good friends and the people there are friendly too!
MilkADeal is currently having a deal with boatHouse click the link below now for more info!
---->boatHouse awesome deal with MilkADeal<----
ps, would like to apologize for the low picture quality, my phone was having an emo day. XD.
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Taipau 4:44 PM food and drinks , gong fu , kitchen , kota damansara , kung fu , restaurant , reviews"Welcome to GONG FU Kitchen, where memorable culinary experience awaits you!
The name, GONG FU, is not only inspired by the spirits of Kung Fu martial art, but it also embrace the rich heritage of culinary secrets passed on from many generations in China.
We invite you to enjoy the signature delicacies specially crafted by our Chefs, such as the double boiled soups, cheong fun, clay pot rice, congee and dumplings - traditional cuisines preserved over a thousand years.
Each dish is prepared by our highly-skilled chefs using top quality ingredients with no MSG to ensure the authenticity in taste and emphasize on the art of cultivating good health naturally.
At GONG FU Kitchen, we are the master of longevity." - Menu of Gong Fu Kitchen
After reading such a detailed notice of a food restaurant who could resist checking it out just to feed our foodriousity, thanks to MsMiao ,some lucky and fast handed bloggers had the opportunity to explore into Gong Fu Kitchen in search of it's gourmet treasures.
The interior is decorated with chinese theme paintings and furniture with an open kitchen and a pretty nice looking counter.
Looking at Tony's face you can see we are very hungry and excited to just eat!
The food was served pretty quick and here I present to you the feast that was provided by Gong Fu Kitchen
Double cooked soup with Sun-dried vegetable, it's very clear taste gives a refreshing feel for the night.
Six treasure wan-ton soup with noodles, one of the main dishes of the night the filling for the wan-ton has a very strong flavour and when complemented with the clear soup and noodles gives a very harmonized taste.
Braised lamb with noodles, the lamb is marinated and braised to be very rich in flavor that provides a strong taste to be eaten with the noodle.
Chee Cheong Fun with egg and vegetable, something that i have not tried before but it taste so good, the sweetness of the egg provides a very nice unison with the plain Chee Cheong Fun and vegetable.
Mui Choy with minced meat, another dish that has strong taste in its meat and vegetable, it complements well with the rice underneath it.
Century egg with Sliced pork, A congee dish that is really tasty, because there are no additives added to add flavor u can taste the actual flavor of the ingredients used and need not be thirsty after that.
Chee Cheong Fun with Yau Char Kueh, perhaps the most unique dish of the day, Crunchy Yau Char Kueh with soft silky Chee Cheong Fun opposite in nature but taste so good when eaten together!
Pan Fried dumplings, A very common dish to be seen nowadays but the filling for this is pretty tasty and when dipped and eaten with the ginger is a fine snack dish.
Teng Zai Congee, mixed with a lot of ingredients like pork belly, sotong, fish and more, the congee provides a satisfying flavor that taste so good when eaten.
Gong Fu Kitchen thrives on it's ideal to provide great food without any additives such as ajinomoto, the food might taste bland to some but it is the sweet taste of original ingredients that makes the food special and wondrously healthy and i know my mom would love this place.
Suitable for gatherings and family dinners, the ambiance in Gong Fu Kitchen is nice and the theme used works well with it's concept but it could need more space once more people know about them.
Open until 22:00
Where it is?
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Facebook: Gong Fu Kitchen