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ROBI – The Manglish Speaking Robot hits Malaysia
Mar04

ROBI – The Manglish Speaking Robot hits Malaysia

I have always loved robots that I dreamed of building my own cute robot, something like the C-3PO or R2-D2 in Star Wars. It would be really cool if I could build a robot that can talk, sing, dance and perform simple tasks 😀 And here comes the good news! Building my own robot is no longer just a dream as Robi has arrived in Malaysia, all the way from Japan! *drum rolls* Incorporating cutting-edge robotics technology from Japan,...

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Premium Japanese & Ice Cream mooncakes from Chateraise Malaysia
Sep05

Premium Japanese & Ice Cream mooncakes from Chateraise Malaysia

Chateraise is a popular patisserie originated from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. They have more than 450 stores across Japan with 2 outlets in Malaysia; Isetan KLCC and Isetan 1 Utama. Chateraise’s prides itself in creating impressive and delicious cakes, pastries and cream puffs. This Mooncake season, Chateraise offers Japanese mooncakes in six flavors like Prune, Milk, Strawberry, Uji Matcha Green Tea, Fruits Mix and Black...

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2016 Year of Monkey Ang Pow Packets from Supermarkets & Shopping Malls
Feb22

2016 Year of Monkey Ang Pow Packets from Supermarkets & Shopping Malls

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is the 15th day of Lunar New Year which is also known as Chap Goh Mei. After celebrating for two weeks, the Spring Festival is coming to an end. How was your Chinese New Year thus far? I had lots of fun eating and bonding with my loved ones. I had earlier written a post on Ang Pow collection featuring red packets from banks in Malaysia. For this post, I’m gonna feature some of the Ang Pow...

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GO Noodle House (有間麵館) @ 1 Utama Shopping
Feb19

GO Noodle House (有間麵館) @ 1 Utama Shopping

GO Noodle House (有間麵館) specializes in homemade noodles (mi xian) or bee hoon in a variety selection of broth or soup. What’s special at GO Noodle House is that you can buy bottles of three years aged or five years aged Shaoxing wine to go with your noodles. Shaoxing Wine (绍兴酒) or ‘Siu Hing Zau’ in Cantonese is popularly used in Chinese cooking to enhance the flavor of the dish. I’ve heard mixed reviews about...

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Nana’s Green Tea @ One Utama Shopping Centre
Apr17

Nana’s Green Tea @ One Utama Shopping Centre

Nana’s Green Tea is a popular Japanese cafe serving delicious parfait and different varieties of green tea. This modern Japanese cafe is like the Japanese version of Starbucks and is the best place for green tea lovers to go coz they serve a variety of green tea. The Wifey has been longing to visit this cafe cox she has always been a huge fan of Japanese cuisine. However, we delayed our visit till now coz she was preggie then...

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Ichiro Sushi Bar @ Isetan Eat Paradise, 1 Utama
Mar14

Ichiro Sushi Bar @ Isetan Eat Paradise, 1 Utama

It’s the forth day of the Lunar New Year and I’ve been having almost similar chinese dishes everyday – steamed fish, braised mushroom with sea cucumber, steamed chicken, prawns and herbal soup to name a few. I got a bit bored of having chinese dishes already and hence I wanted something different for a change. I let The Wifey decide and as usual she will pick her favorite Japanese food. When we are in shopping mall,...

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Chinese New Year ‘Reunion Dinner @ Putien (莆田), 1 Utama Shopping Centre
Feb24

Chinese New Year ‘Reunion Dinner @ Putien (莆田), 1 Utama Shopping Centre

When my paternal grandma was still around, my family and I used to go back to her house for reunion dinner. The reunion dinner menu includes steamed chicken, ngaku (arrowhead) with pork belly, steamed fish, braised sea cucumber with mushroom, herbal soup and more. Now that she’s no longer around, my family usually opt to have reunion dinner at Chinese restaurants coz it’s more convenient and save the hassle of cleaning up....

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J&D Espresso @ Oasis BU 11, Bandar Utama
Jul19

J&D Espresso @ Oasis BU 11, Bandar Utama

Both The Wifey and I were heading to 1 Utama for some leisure shopping and since The Wifey doesn’t want mall food, I brought her to J&D Espresso; a neighborhood cafe located in Bandar Utama 11. This cafe has a cosy, warm and relaxing environment in which you can enjoy your coffee or meal. The walls are decorated with the famous pictorial maxim of the three wise monkeys. Together they embody the proverbial principle to...

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