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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Cross-Legged @ The Strand, Kota Damansara

I am sure most of you who are familiar with Kota Damansara area knows about The Strand by Encorp Berhad. It is situated near to where I stay and I know that there's a lot of cafe and eatery places to be found. One of them is the Cross-Legged cafe which is located at the first floor of Jalan PJU 5/21,
The Strand.

Cross-Legged cafe is casual dining cafe which emphasize on their contemporary home-cook flavour dishes. The cafe is normally packed with office workers during lunch break on weekdays. The sign on the side of the shop is not really big, it's white in colour and so sometimes you might missed the place.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

MasterChef Australia's Amina El Shafei Live In KL!

Hey guys, I am sure some of you might have watched and heard about the Masterchef Australia. Currently they are at Season 5 but one of the contestant, MasterChef Australia's Amina El Shafei from Season 4 MasterChef Australia is in Malaysia to meet her fans!

Amina, who is a Nurse from New South Wales is blessed with culinary expertise that originates from two different parts of the world - the Middle East and Asia - thanks to her Egyptian dad and South Korean mum. Close to both her parents, but a self-confessed “Daddy’s girl”, Amina lives with her younger sister Eman, with whom she would one day love to own a funky but traditional Middle Eastern mezze restaurant.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Lepak with Nuffies @ Coffee Société, Publika

Hey guys, last Friday night I was at Coffee Société, Publika for the Lepak with Nuffies session. Basically, it is a session where a few Nuffnangers will be joining the Nuffies every month for a cup of coffee or just to chill and find out everything we want to know about Nuffnang! Back in 2010, it was known as 'Coffee with Nuffies'. They used to organize it monthly in Nuffnang's office and I did join in one of the session. You can read about it in the link here.

The session started at 8pm and when I was there, almost everyone was already seated. We get to order free flow of hot or ice coffee and they even provide us with finger food and cakes.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

I Redeemed My FREE Celcom PortaWiFi Device!

Happy Saturday! As I did mentioned previously about the FREE 500 PortaWiFi Devices for Travelers this Raya from Celcom, I actually did went over to Celcom Blue Cube to redeem my free PortaWiFi.

The flyer that I got from the toll plaza.
 There’s no greater time to get it! The PortaWiFi would be really useful for that drive back to ‘kampong’ this Raya when you want to stay connected while on the go. Makes every journey an enjoyable one!

Friday, July 26, 2013

FREE 500 PortaWiFi Devices for Travelers this Raya from Celcom!

Earlier today when I was at the Batu Tiga Toll Plaza, I saw a few guys were at the plaza toll giving out something to the car owners who drove through the toll plaza.

Batu Tiga Toll Plaza
It was indeed a pleasant surprise to receive something at the place that we never expected it.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Media Launch of Huawei Ascend P6

After the success of the Huawei Ascend P1 which was launched early last year, Huawei has continuously producing more and more new smartphone model especially in the high end range. The success was proven in 2012, whereby Huawei's market share in the rollout of China Mobile's test network for 4G was higher than that of foreign competitors such as Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent SA, according to researcher IHS. Huawei has also continue to reap the windfall of smartphone sales in China, which has become one of the world's largest smartphone market.

Today, Huawei Malaysia has launched one of their latest high end smartphone model - Huawei Ascend P6. The design is pretty much similar with the P1 or P2 with the rectangular concept but it is more curvy and some even said that it looks like Apple iPhone 5 minus the home button.

Pacific Rim (2013) Movie Review

Have you watched Pacific Rim? I did and I have watched it twice thanks to Cathay Cineplex. It's still a pretty good watch although I've already know the entire storyline. 

Synopsis: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes - a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi) - who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

ABSOLUT Creates Millions of Uniquely Designed & Numbered Bottles with Absolut Unique

Recently, ABSOLUT VODKA has introduces a limited edition of nearly 4 million uniquely designed and individually numbered bottles for a world of individuals called the ABSOLUT UNIQUE. It is now available in Global Travel Retail outlets and is also sold at all authorized Pernod Ricard Malaysia consumer and retail outlets from June 2013.

ABSOLUT UNIQUE’s tagline of ‘One of a kind. Millions of expressions.’ epitomizes the artistic creativity that went into developing this limited edition. Absolut is probably one of the few brands in the world that could develop something like ABSOLUT UNIQUE. The brand has kept to the artistic idea of creating a world of multitude designs.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Embark on a Legendary Voyage with Heineken‏

Hey guys, do you know that Heineken is embarking on a new global campaign called ‘Voyage’? It's a campaign to test what all of us are truly made of when taken out of our daily lives and forced to go beyond our boundaries. Their largest campaign for the year, Heineken is uncovering legendary travelers in its most daring social experiment by dropping men into the great unknown.

To unearth the legendary traveler hidden inside every man, Heineken is rewarding 15 Malaysians on a voyage to Las Vegas. Embark on a Legendary Voyage with Heineken. Are you ready to be dropped into the great unknown?

Monday, July 22, 2013

Sa Sa Celebrates Fragrance Fair & Awards 2013 by Giving & Sharing

Fragrance Fair & Awards is back again this year for the 6th season hosted by Hong Kong Sa Sa (M) Sdn Bhd. Started since 6th July until 1st September 2013, there will be this 5 categories and 24 nominees are on the stage this year. The winners will entirely rely on consumers’ votes, and each vote stand a chance to win 33 fabulous prizes worth over RM10,000.

Fragrance Fair & Awards is the one-of-a-kind hosted annually by Sa Sa Group since 2008 and still counting. Back in 2010, I was at one of this event held in Sunway Pyramid. You can read about it here.
I was at the launch event for this award on 4th July which took place at Delicious Café, Dua Residency.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

BlackBerry Malaysia Unveils Latest Smartphone - BlackBerry Q5

Recently, BlackBerry has announced that the new BlackBerry® Q5 smartphone is available in Malaysia beginning July 15, 2013 with a recommended retail price of RM1,299. The unveiling took place at Blackbox, Publika and it's their third device to run the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system after Z10 and Q10.

The all new BlackBerry® Q5 smartphone features a QWERTY keyboard in a stunning, youthful design that is confident and makes it easy for customers to have fun, create, share and stay connected. Available in three colours - Black, Pure White and Pure Red - the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone offers a powerful and unique mobile computing experience with its cutting-edge BlackBerry® 10 functionality.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Bali Hai Ramadan Seafood Buffet (Review)

Happy Ramadan to all my Muslim readers. Last Sunday, I was invited to go for the Bali Hai Ramadan Seafood Buffet. This Ramadan buffet which took place at Bali Hai Seafood Restaurant in Kota Damansara right next to Tune Hotel, is an open-air concept restaurant opened mid last year.

There are plenty of parking lot allocated for this restaurant but is charged for RM1 after 6.30pm. This Bali Hai Ramadan Seafood Buffet starts at 6.30pm until 9.00pm everyday from now until the 9th of August 2013. The menu rotates, and each day the cooking styles will differ so it's better to give them a call to find out more about the menu rotation.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

KDU MY Challenge 2013 Culinary Art Finals @ B.I.G. Publika

Being a lifestyle blogger who also blogs about food, I find that it's always good to expose myself to the culinary arts in order for me to have a better understanding when writing food reviews. Earlier this month on the 5th July, I was invited to witness the KDU MY Challenge 2013 Culinary Art Finals which took place at B.I.G. Ben's Independent Grocer in Publika.

Some of you might not know what this KDU MY Challenge is all about so here's a brief explanation: MY Challenge is the brainchild of KDU Education Group and is supported by Paramount Corporation Berhad. It is a mega interschool talent competition orchestrated to challenge students in a multitude of events, one that will test their participation, leadership as well as teamwork. It is not an event designed to identify winners only but also a competition that hopes to inspire students and also unleash hidden talents. Hence, the main objective of this competition is to provide a platform for all secondary schools students within Klang Valley to showcase their talents in the field of performing arts and creative design.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Launch of Ubermen Hairstyling Gels @ Zouk KL

Hairstyling gels are one of the many men products that I occasionally use due to my curly hair type. By saying occasionally, I still use this product when I attend wedding dinner, important events, parties etc. The one that I have been using makes my hair oily and it's hard to wash it away but now I have found the suitable product for my hair. Last month, Ubermen had finally launched their hairstyling gels product at Zouk KL.

Their hairstyling gels products featuring Wave Gum (Orange), 3D Matt Clay (Grey), Spike Wax (Pink), Messy Fudge (Purple) & Air Jelly (Green). This product cost about RM17 each and can be found at all pharmacies and major stores. More stories about the launch after the jump break.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Wind Chimes in a Bakery - a Web Series by Samsung Malaysia

Recently, Samsung Malaysia and Jang Jae Hyeok, a well known director especially in the Korean music and film industry have collaborate together to produce a local web series called Wind Chimes in a Bakery.

Wind Chimes in a Bakery' is a boy-meets-girl love story between Adam and Sue - Adam (played by Ahmad Nabil), the boy with nothing but a dream and a Sue (played by Koe Yeet), a girl with everything but love. The story follows Adam after a tragedy in Sue's life, as he recalls the best moments they had together.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

4-in-1 Charge and Sync Cable (Apple, Galaxy Tab, Micro USB)

Have you ever experience going out of the house for work or travel out of the country but having trouble to bring so many different cables for your gadget? Here's a solution for you guys who are currently having this kind of problem. There is this thing called the 4-in-1 Charge and Sync Cable which is suitable for Apple devices such as the iPhone (all generation), iPad (all generation), Samsung GALAXY tabs as well as Android devices that use micro USB charging port.

So now not only you can charge one device but you can charge up to three different devices by using a single USB connector. This cable also works as a sync cable and you can connect it onto your personal computer, USB adapter as well as external power bank.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Tanzini Upper Deck, G Tower (Review)

I am glad that the haze is no longer a major daily problem that we need to face after caused by the choking smoke coming from forest fires in Sumatra. Now we can happily dine out without needing us to wear a face mask and getting eyes irritation. So the week after when the air quality is better, I was invited for a food review at Tanzini Upper Deck in GTower. For those of you who have been following my blog actively, I am sure you might have read about my Ramadan buffet and The View's cocktail review in GTower but believe it or not, this was my first time dining at Tanzini.

Tanzini Upperdeck is located on the 29th floor of GTower. We took the lift all the way up to Level 28, enter in to Tanzini's main entrance, head right, then take a left and go up the staircase to Tanzini Upper Deck.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

'Don't Overlook Me' Campaign for the Physically Challenged by TARC Penang

Hey guys, do you have any friends who are physically challenged and reside in Penang? Here's a good campaign for them. The physically challenged in this context, refers to people who have physical disabilities or impairment, especially one that limit mobility. They are often wrongly regarded by some as not being able to contribute to the society in a meaningful way. As such, such misperception must be corrected. Unhampered by their disabilities, many physically challenged are able to overcome all odds in order to prove that they can equally capable as the rest of us in the society.  “When there is a will, there is a way”, what they need is a chance.

So the year 1 students from Advanced Diploma in Mass communication (Public Relation) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Penang Branch Campus (TARC) is organizing an awareness campaign on discovering talents of the physically challenged entitled “Don’t overlook me” on 20 July 2013 from 11.00 am to 3pm at Penang, Straits Quay.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Search Thousands of Jobs at

Hey guys, do you remember that a few months back I've written about the tuition website where you can look up for home tuition, private tutor or you can even earn some pocket money from teaching or wanted to do it for full time. If teaching is not your forte, there's other part time job that you can actually apply. For instance, you can find part time job at

Look at their mascot, a pinkish red coloured alien with a huge eye just like Mike from Monster Inc.
This website not only offers part time job but they do also have full time, internship and contract jobs just like other local job search website but made simpler. Although this site has just started not long and still in beta mode but there's already a few jobs listed

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

HTC Desire 600 dual sim & HTC Desire 200

I've received a news from HTC Malaysia today that they have finally unveiled the HTC Desire 600 dual sim which is the very first mid-range smartphone that is packed with the latest Sense 5 experience, HTC BlinkFeed™ & HTC BoomSound™. These awesome features are seen in HTC One high-range smartphone and also the latest HTC Butterfly S.

Taking full advantage of Android Jelly Bean, this new model also offers super-fast quad-core performance, while the advanced Video Highlights feature enables maximum creativity at a more affordable price tag. Take a look at some of the specifications and also HTC's entry-level smartphone after the jump break.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Despicable Me's Minion from McDonald's

[LATEST UPDATE: Now you have to purchase a Happy Meal to get the Minion toy]

Are you a fan of the Minion from Despicable Me? Here's a good news for you. McDonald's Malaysia is bringing these cute little Minion toys and collectibles for a limited time only.

Today is the first day where three Minion toys are being offered at the McDonald's outlet. Anyway, there's a total of 9 toys to be collected until the end of the month. Read the terms and condition after the jump break.