It’s sleek. It’s slim. It’s sexy. It’s easy to use. And everyone’s getting so excited about it. What am I talking about? Why, it’s the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, of course! Yes, it is finally here. Weighing a mere 600g, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 touts a fast and powerful 1.4GHz Quad Core Processor and 2 GB Ram; it also has a 5MP AF (Rear camera) and 1.9MP FF (720HD recording), it’s a joy watching images and movies on the portable 10.1” display. The screen is bright and … [Read more...]
Archives for September 2012
Mid Autumn Festival at One World Hotel
This year the Mid Autumn Festival falls on 30 September 2012 which is the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, according to the Chinese calendar. For some restaurants and bakeries, months before this, mooncakes have already been baked and offered for sale. In preparation for this important festival, Zuan Yuan Chinese restaurant has come up with a stellar range of traditional oven-baked mooncakes as well as the non-baked snowskin mooncakes. The list may not be as extensive as some other … [Read more...]
Whatchuwant Whatchuwant huh?
The other day a friend of mine was showing off his brand new MacBook Pro and grinning from ear to ear. I envied him, of course, and went over to ask him how much he paid for it and whether he got any discount for it. He laughed and said he won it from a lucky draw from … something which sounded like “Whatchuwant”. I was, like… “Huh, what do you mean, whatchuwant??” I told him “of course I want an Apple MacBook lah!” That’s when he explained that he actually won his MacBook Pro as a lucky … [Read more...]
Weekend Tapas Brunch @ DISH, Dua Annexe
On a culinary holiday to San Sebastian, Spain, Chef Steve Allen was totally enamoured by the dining concept there … where eating tapas is akin to a national culture. Much like the Chinese invented and enjoyed Dim Sum, the Spanish consider tapas not only as a foodform, but also a social means for interaction and communication as the serving of tapas is designed to encourage conversation. The small plates of appetizers and snacks are served either hot or cold or in between, and when accompanied by … [Read more...]
The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa – Tide
The first thought that stroke my mind when I first laid eyes on Tide was: “Wow, what a sexy roof!” Just look at that voluptuous curve line of that slate grey roof and you’ll see what I mean. Located off the main building, Tide is a standalone majestic big mama of a restaurant, facing the spectacular seascapes that the Andaman Sea provides. Dining by the beach takes on a whole new meaning here as the restaurant’s menu offers indulgent Mediterranean fare side by side with traditional … [Read more...]
Forty Licks hitting the artisan Ice-cream scene!
Ice-cream lovers – brace yourselves for a blast of home-made icy delights created by a talented engineer-turned-ice-cream maker! Tat Wei, who actually did a 3-month beginner cuisine course in Le Cordon Bleu London, decided to ditch the engineering and corporate world to set up his Forty Licks ice-cream enterprise. So… why “Forty Licks”? Researching into the subject matter, Tat Wei found out that it takes about 50 licks to finish a scoop of ice-cream on a cone, averagely. Coupled with the … [Read more...]