Thursday, October 2, 2014

Affordable Japanese Food @ Iku

Who loves Japanese food? Growing up with it and getting hooked on the Japanese trends in high school, yeah I'm definitely one of em! 

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I decided to pay a visit to a semi-new restaurant called Iku Japanese Fusion Restaurant at SS 15 with Eileen the other day. Located right opposite Asia Cafe, it's easy to find and I think it caters well to the students studying there

The environment is cozy as there were sofa seats and a cafe concept. The food is pretty affordable such as Handroll Temaki's from RM4 - RM8 and sets from RM6 - RM27.

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Sushi Counter

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Assorted cakes 

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Cafe like sofa's for dining

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Miso soup (RM2) 

My opinion: pretty much just the soup, not much seaweed/tofu/condiments inside

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Seafood Soup Udon (RM14.20)- served with Naruto Maki, Crabstick, Tempura Shrimp & Mussel 

My opinion: A big portion of Udon noodles, and 1 piece of condiment each. Taste wise, its alright and definitely its greater in value compared to those sold at the big sushi chains.

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Chicken Teriyaki Set (RM13.80)

My opinion: Pretty good portioning, Teriyaki was a lil salty for my taste, but overall still good

So if you're on a budget and you want to try it out, it wouldn't hurt your pocket that much :) They also have lunch sets and other things to offer!

Iku Japanese Fusion Sushi
No59-G Jalan SS 15/8A

*All photos taken using Nokia Lumia 1020

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Who's ready for Magic?

Hey all, tell me who loves magic? No I'm not talking about those illusionist, I'm talking about Magic, the raggae-fused inspired band who took the world by storm and sang "Rude" which has gone platinum 7 times!.

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and where would it be? No where else than Guinness Amplify! Guinness Amplify is its brand-new campaign which is set to be held at KL Live, Kuala Lumpur, on Saturday 18th October 2014, the Guinness Amplify: Music Made of More Finale Show. Wanna know more? read till the end of the post!

Leading up to the event, there's the Guinness Amplify Live Tour Events, where there are gigs every week at certain locations where fans can enjoy music from great artist and enjoy a Guinness for only RM10

As for this week, We headed over to Foley's @ Oasis Ara Damansara where the artist involved are Tempered Metal, Nick Davis & Dash. A bunch of us bloggers came under Manoah and enjoyed free drinks and awesome music that night!

It's pretty awesome as its a rooftop bar, and the atmosphere was definitely great!

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Time to amplify ourselves!

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The Foley's rooftop bar

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Kelly, Sandy & Joanna

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My first pint

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Awesome food served!

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Eileen & I

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Tempered Metal 

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Darren Ashley & Dash

So how do you get tickets to the Guinness Amplify: Music Made of More Finale Show? Head over to and learn how you can earn a free ticket!

There are also upgrades to a VIP Pass which entitles the holder to a Meet & Greet session with the artists, an exclusive Guinness Amplify t-shirt, and more!

What are you waiting for? Head to now!

*photos taken using Nokia Lumia 1020

Friday, September 26, 2014

Oktoberfest Starts Early!

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Oktoberfest is one of the craziest beer related parties of the year as its a whole month of drinking! I never seem to cease the opportunity to drink awesome beers and indulge in the GERMAN FRANKFURTERRRRSSS and cuisine

As for this year, it started early as GAB started its media launch of its Oktoberfest at its Tavern on the 23rd September. GAB has teased us with "Big is always better" and what was in store for us? Something we wouldn't expect.

Guinness has unveiled Malaysia's Biggest Mug at the launch standing at 2.6m height and 1.72m wide. It was no other than a replica of the company's reknowned Oktoberfest 2014 promotional mug, creating a new record in the Malaysian Book Of Records at the event.

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Malaysia's Biggest Mug

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The Directors of GAB

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Do you like our moustaches?

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What would your caption be when you see this photo?

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Debra & I 

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With Choulyin, Yeeing & Kahmon

Other than that, there were also games to be played which allows you to win exclusive GAB merchandise with the traditional Oompah band playing our favourite Oktoberfest songs all night long.

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Idarts to be played with

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Push the mug!

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Drink up ladies!

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Ryan & Ben

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The guys

The Biggest Mug which took about a month to complete, is made out of fibre glass. The giant vessel, which can actually hold liquid, will be travelling the peninsular so consumers can have a closer look and partake in Malaysia’s Biggest Mug “Guess the Litre” challenge. The top 5 participants who provide the correct or closest estimated volume of liquid the receptacle can hold, wins a year’s supply of Tiger Beer.  

·       Oct 2: Festival Walk, Ipoh
·       Oct 3 and 4: Setia Walk, Puchong and Auto City, Penang
·       Oct 10 and 11: Scott Garden, PJ and Upper Penang Road
·       Oct 16: Desa Sri Hartamas
·       Oct 17 and 18: Changkat Bukit Bintang and Jonker Street, Malacca
·       Oct 24 and 25: Sunway Giza, PJ and Sutera Mall, Johor Bharu

As for the hand-held version, the GAB Oktoberfest mug is available in two designs. To collect, simply buy four pints or two jugs or two buckets or a tower of either of the participating brands (Tiger, Guinness, Anchor, Heineken, Kilkenny, Kirin, Smirnoff, Strongbow, and Paulaner) for one Oktoberfest mug.

For more info, head over here:


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