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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, Melbourne

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.   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 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 walauwei.com)…

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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.   What you will discover from behind the thick wooden door where it will transport you to a dimmer…

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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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Hana Dining Sake Bar @ Sunway Pyramid

No doubt that Japanese food is one of the most preferred choice of food from many diners out there. Slowly our food market is moving towards new direction. Hana Dining Sake Bar located at Sunway Pyramid is one of the latest Japanese fusion dining restaurant with unique offerings and surprise to diners where the master outlet is at Taiwan. The outlet certainly do give perception of it looks like a drinking joint, however I find it is nicely separated where…

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Mish Mash Speakseasy Bar @ Mutri Street, Penang

Speakseasy bar is one of a new trend in the making. There are plenty of new ones out there and I was introduce to this cool place Mish Mash, located at that is my friends favourite cocktail bar at the moment (which I visited 5 months ago) by one of a well known mixologist – Ben Ng. I believe at the moment makes them one of the best cocktail bar in Penang or perhaps I might miss out others too.…

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A Toast to Probably The Best Year 2016 with Carlsberg

Year of the Monkey, just another prosperous year? As a beer brand that strives to deliver the finest in everything it does, Carlsberg proposed a toast to Lunar New Year 2016 being “Probably The Best Year” (20一流–堪称最佳新年). Playing on the Mandarin and Cantonese pronunciation of the number ‘16’ [Yī Liú] with the Chinese character “一流”, refers to excellence, top notch or simply the best. Bringing to life the CNY campaign tagline – “Probably The Best Year” (20一流), Carlsberg, for the…

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Pork Satay at Puribambu Family Restaurant @ Bandung, Indonesia

Another outlet I found out during my trip to Bandung on Jan 2015 is this place which is recommended by many, with its well know Pork Satay. Puribambu is a family restaurant which is not too far away from Rumah Mode and it is certainly worth a visit. Could not eat much as this was the 4th location right after a few meals and tried their signature – Sekra @ RP 37,500 (RM12.50) . Pungent in flavour with a good…

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