Monday, September 8, 2014

Amplify by Guinness

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First up, why is it called Guinness Amplify? Guinness Amplify is their new campaign that replaces the previous Guinness Arthurs Day. GUINNESS Amplify: Music Made of More celebrates the remarkable journey of talented, dedicated and passionate musicians - musicians who are Made of More.

I was invited over for their media launch at Laundry Bar, The Curve, where we were able to see first hand of what Guinness Amplify is all about. Theres basically going to be  6 incredible live shows in 6 weeks in locations across Peninsular Malaysia and to start it off, we had Paperplane Pursuit & Darren  to perform at the Media Conference.

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Bruce Dallas, Marketing Director of GAB telling us what the campaign is all about

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Sandy  & I

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Michelle & I

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Girls being girls

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Joanna & Sandy

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Clarisse & Samantha

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Paperplane Pursuit on stage

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Michelle, Jessica, Sandy, Joanna & I

and last but not least, the group shot of us

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So if you're around, head over to any of the Guinness Amplify events as a pint of Guinness will only be RM10 and also you're able to listen to awesome music all night long! Also, first two-hundred (200) customers, will be entitled to a GUINNESS® stamp card where two (2) GUINNESS® purchased will get you one (1) GUINNESS

For more info, head to:

*all pictures taken using Nokia Lumia 1020

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Paradise Inn Food Review

Hi All! To start off my post, its only 2 days to Moon Cake Festival! Who's excited? Of course with delicious moon cakes, you would also need delicious food to start it off!

I've recently been invited to Paradise Inn Sunway Pyramid for a food review. Paradise Inn is part of the Paradise Group, which provides delicious and reasonably priced Chinese cuisine. As their tagline is creating new dimensions of dining pleasure, They've introduced a new menu this September!

I headed over with Eileen & lets start with the delicious food!

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Interior of the restaurant

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The Table setting. Check out the designs! one of the best parts I loved is they would change the plates after every dish

The new menu & promotion

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Now to head to food we got to indulge in:

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For starters, we had the 
Double boiled Water Goby with Fresh Apple Soup (RM42.90) 
It was definitely one of the best soups I ever had. Great part of it is that's no msg and the taste is well balanced. The condiments such as the pork rib and fish were amount-full and there was a taste of sweetness at the end of each sip

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Ingredients to make this delicious soup

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Fried Scallop in Canton Style (RM35.90)
These are scallops fried in crispy batter with chilli. The scallops are quite big, and its very tender.

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Mixed Salad Tea-Smoked Duck (RM29.90)
Salad was well balanced and a little creamy. The smoked duck was tender and very flavourful, as I could still retain the flavours even after a good period of time in my mouth

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Shrimp Paste Chicken [RM18.90 (S) RM27.90 (M) RM36.90 (L)]
This is fried chicken coated with shrimp paste. It is a very interesting mix as you'll get a strong shrimp flavour but it doesn't overpower the chicken's taste

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Steamed Minced Pork with Salted Fish & Waterchestnut - (RM18.90)
This ain't the normal minced pork which you buy at a "Dai Chou" place. The mince pork was very smooth in texture (no small bits & pieces), and has little saltiness from the salted fish. This is definitely best served with rice

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Crisp - Fried Crystal Prawns with Wasabi Mayo sauce [RM29.90 (S) RM44.90 (M) RM59.90 (L)]
The prawn had crispiness eventhough its coated with the wasabi mayo sauce. Its taste is sweet with a  hint of wasabi, but it's not spicy. The Wasabi sauce was creamy & smooth

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 A closer look at it

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Braised Vermicelli with Pork Trotters [RM19.90 (S) RM29.90 (M) RM39.90 (L)]
Its very filling. The pork trotters juiciness was used to balance out the slightly dry vermicelli

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 Seafood with Spicy Homemade Sauce (RM24.90)
This dish is not too spicy and a good amount of tomato & onions brought out the sweetness of the fish

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Fiery Tender Chicken in ‘Kung Bao’ Sauce (RM20.50)
This dish is a little spicy, but definitely a very flavourful one! It'll be a good choice if you decide to get individual dishes

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A closer look at it

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This prawn dish is not on the menu yet! Its called Crispy Tom Yum Prawns for now, It has a hint of sweet & sour sauce with Thai Chilli. Stay tuned as I can say its worth waiting for!

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Mango Sago 
Its really sweet and smooth, definitely my choice of dessert to end the day!

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Ice Jelly Dessert 
This is very refreshing with a hint of sourness. One thing, the ladies love it! 

Now's the time this post has to come to an end! It was definitely a blast being able to indulge in these wonderful dishes prepared for us. 

If you would want to try out some of their cuisine, You can head over to their restaurant located at 
Sunway Pyramid, 
Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 
47500 Petaling Jaya, 
Selangor, Malaysia

or you can check out their other outlets here:

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Connected Via Wifi

A title that gets you thinking huh? What I wanna talk about today is not just about ordinary Wifi, but the Wifi feature of a camera! I've been using the Samsung NX Mini Camera for about 3 months now, and its definitely been great as I've not been lugging around my chunky DSLR to events or food reviews

One thing great about this is its Wifi Feature, where you can send/transfer the photos to your phone/email or other Wifi related categories in just a click of a button. I personally like this as I'm able to transfer better quality photos to be uploaded through my phone. It also resizes your photo to 0.5mb so it wouldn't take up much space on your phone, but the results are still spectacular

Here's how its done:

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head into the Wifi Setting

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Choose which medium you would want to send the photos to

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For this instance, my phone which has the "mobile link" app

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Select the photos you would want to transfer

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Transfer the files

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and the transfer is complete! and the photos are in your phone

Its definitely a great way as you wouldn't need to go home and transfer it manually through your PC. Check out the NX Mini at Samsung outlets near you!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Yo Ho Ho, who's up for Rum?

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Starting up, Who headed for MTV World Stage last weekend? It was crazy as, MTV gave me 8 invites, Influr gave me another 4 invites, and the best of all, A new rum called Sailor Jerry gave me 2 VIP invites with VIP passes for the after party!

Honestly this year's lineup wasn't as great as the previous years, hopefully it'll be better next year! But with the free flow of Sailor Jerry given to us, it was great :) Tell me who can get wasted on Yuna's performance? LOL

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Eileen and I

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Co founder of Influr, Clara with Amanda from Indonesia

We headed over to the Sailor Jerry VIP Tent and there to meet up with the rest of the bloggers, and the setup was pretty nice as it brings an old classic feel to the atmosphere over there. What more, there were drinks being served free flow and we got free Sailor Jerry limited edition cups with each drink :)

Sailor Jerry is pretty awesome, as its a pretty smooth rum, with a vintage feel. Also I love how they showcase and market their product at this event

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The Sailor Jerry VIP tent

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Check out the setup

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Free temporary tattoos

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Eileen & I

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Diese, Jess, Eileen & I

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Eileen, Adrienne, her friend (sorry forgot ur name bro) & I

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Sailor Jerry drinks being poured

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The bunch of bloggers

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My first Sailor Jerry

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Sailor Jerry baby!

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The main stage

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The last group shot

So yeah, Try out Sailor Jerry for your next drink!