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January 2016

Yering Station @ Yarra Valley, Melbourne

Among the vineyards that we visited today, Yering Station that located in the area of Yarra Valley is one of the highly recommended place to visit among the list from the 2 ladies that I have met. We save the best for the last where indeed this place throughly mesmerize us, with hits huge landscape. Yering Station was established in 1838 by the pioneering Ryrie brothers who adopted the Aboriginal name “Yering” for their new station. In 1996 the Rathbone…

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Rochford Wines @ Yarra Valley

Was told by the 2 lady that Rochford Wines is identified as one of the iconic Australian “Day On the Green” music festivals where Rochford Winery is situated in one of the most stunning regions in Australia with breathtaking panoramic views of the Great Dividing Ranges that makes them one of a glory wineyard in Yarra Valley, Melbourne. The Winery showcases a restaurant, cafe and patio, cellar door, retail shop, wine club, art gallery and expansive natural amphitheatre and observation…

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Blossoms of Happiness this Chinese New Year at Zuan Yuan Chinese restaurant 2016 @ One World Hotel

It is the final week of of a mad rush before ushering into Chinese New Year, year of Monkey, it is also a festival where reunion dinner is strongly emphasize into the culture. This February, from lavish lunches to sumptuous dinners, chefs of Zuan Yuan Chinese restaurant is all set to treat the taste buds with fine festive dishes, specially crafted for the spirit of the season. Caesar Salad with Salmon and Grated Parmesan Cheese Yee Sang (photo credit to…

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Robata Monkey @ The Square, Jaya One

In Jaya One, there are a few well know Japanese restaurant in this area. Robata Monkey is one of them that have gain its popularity among many folks that resides around the area. It is a robatayaki style izakaya where food is grilled over an open sandpit hearth in front of the customer if you are seated at the bar counter. It is a good combination where they still retain classic cooking style with their fresh imported ingredients along with a good mix with…

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Ojos Bar (A Taiwanese Cocktail Bar) @ Jaya One

One of a place that is well known for Happy Hour and now it had slowly making its shift. With the current trend, one can look for new concept of drinking place which is Ojos. A cocktail bar in Jaya One, Petaling Jaya that looks very uninviting where it gives the perception as it is an outlet which is not operating. [No Longer in Operation]   What you will discover from behind the thick wooden door where it will transport…

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The Macallan Rare Cask Whiskey Pairing Dinner Experience @ Ruyi & Lyn, Bangsar Shopping Center

Till date I still remember clearly that my very first encouter of learning to drink whiskey comes is this Macallan back 10 years ago as it is one of my best friends favourite. That is when he was sipping thru his 15 year old Macallan on the rock and was invited to join him. Happily I pour over the whiskey and mix with coke. I got hell of lecture from him how I destroy a good whiskey. Since then I learn…

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