A Gastronome Experience


Toast
June 24, 2009, 11:52 am
Filed under: Desserts, Snacks

It all started with Elvis. Not the undisputed king of Rock & Roll but a home-made signature from Toast. It bore the resemblance of a giant look-a-like Reese. Peanut butter frosting slathered onto the surface of a chocolate cupcake. With minimal “make-up”, it wasn’t appealing but at least, it was unpretentious.

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NOVUS
June 18, 2009, 5:58 am
Filed under: European, Restaurant

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Nestled within the historical national museum lies a culinary establishment. Novus – Restaurant, Bar & Cafe. With the 12 o’clock Sun blazing overhead, it would have been too early to hit the bar. Being an unemployed student, having a meal at the restaurant would have been too fanciful, or rather, a splurge. A visit to the cafe, now that sounds more like it.

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Killiney Kopitiam
June 10, 2009, 1:20 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Snacks

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Remember the time you got a whiff of freshly brewed coffee. The time you scraped egg whites from the insides of a soft-boiled egg shell. And the time you coo-ed and ahh-ed over the perfect combination of handmade Kaya and melted butter. Welcome back to the good old days.

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Manpuku
June 8, 2009, 3:53 pm
Filed under: Japanese, Restaurant

After slogging in the kitchen and preparing tray after tray of pork floss buns, the trainee baker from BreadTalk is in dire need of a well deserved break. Instead of thronging the streets and joining the GSS crowd, the trainee baker refuses to get off her seat and decides it would be worthwhile to update this space.

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The brightly lighted entrance, the human traffic spewing in and out of the restaurant and the dozens of mouth watering dishes on their food display, its so vibrant, its so inviting, it so calls for a visit.

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Malaysia Part IV
May 22, 2009, 4:07 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Chinese, Hawker Fare, Snacks

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The third day had arrived and it also marked the end of our 3D2N stay in KL. She wanted Wanton Mee, he wanted Yong Tau Foo, while i wanted Pork Noodles. To satisfy everybody’s craving, heading to Malaysia’s very own “Kopitiam” was our very best option. Where else can you find variety but at a “Kopitiam”?

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Malaysia Part III
May 19, 2009, 11:16 am
Filed under: Chinese

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She ate 40. He ate 60. The other lady had 30. All in all, the mahjong khakis consumed 130 meatballs. All that in one sitting, for lunch. These meatballs must be kick-ass special, i told myself. In fact, our original plan for Hakka Yong Tau Foo was shelved. It was unanimous, we just had to try May king’s Meatballs.

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Malaysia Part II
May 15, 2009, 4:02 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Malay/Indian

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Flip it. Toss it. Heat it. Fluff it. Serve it. Its outlets operate round the clock and can be patronized at anytime of the day. The vast majority tend to consume it as a late night, or early morning dish. Tear it with your hands and dip it in curry, sugar or condense milk. The Hindus call it Roti Prata. There you have it, pit-stop number 2.

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