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Heading to mid year 2012, as there are many things happening and one of the most anticipated phone by many user with a lot of improvement on the previous version, by making a remarkable sale with 20 millions units being sold world wide since its first day launch was Samsung Galaxy S2 and now many of the Android platform or in Smart phone industry, the latest unit of Samsung Galaxy S3 had being reveal and I got the privileged being invited to attend this launch.

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Being a global mobile phone provider, they announce this new unit with Design for Humans and Inspired by nature which is the third generation phone for Samsung Galaxy S.

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This is the launching scene that being held at One World Hotel back with huge rectangular screen . . .

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a group of orchestra being there to play the background music ..

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Then kick start with Kwon Jae Hoon the Managing Director for Malaysia telling us how superb and user friendly it is with many new features being introduce.

He also mention that ” with the introduction of Samsung Galaxy S III, they are confident that Samsung will surpass the success of Galaxy S II”

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The latest unit emphasizes on human-centric designs, natural interaction and instant sharing. Comfortable grip, gentle curves and organic form deliver a rich organic design. With its new concept, Inspired by Nature it reflects the elements with wind, water and light are all evoked in the physical construct of the unit.

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Then came the product manager to introduce all the functions that have in the unit. I am totally impress on the new features that they have.

Smart Stay – as it recognise how you are using your phone as when you are reading webpage or e-book the front camera identify your eyes to maintain its bright display.

S Voice – a very improve version from previous one and it can recognize our Malaysian English easily and one of the impress feature. It listens and response on your command.

S Beam – allows us to transfer any large files simply by touching another Samsung Galaxy S3 unit without Wi-Fi or cellular signal.

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this feature as in the picture is another cool feature as you read your sms and intend to call the person, just lift the phone near to your ear and it will auto dial to that person. I have only mention a few and there are a few more to discover yourself. . 😉

A short video that I manage to capture to show what’s the new phone about . .

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All the key person that had made the phone being launch in Malaysia.

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After the launching, we are being lead to another room with many of the S3 phones are being display there and for us to get our hands on.

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Here you go, with the unit of Samsung Galaxy S3 and I am quite impress with its upgraded performance, super fast and definitely light weight of 133grams  and measuring only 8.55 thick. Its also their first device that have quad core processor.

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Again being a food blogger, sometimes to make things handy or did not bring my huge camera, certainly the new S3 camera impress me alot with both front being 1.9MP and 8MP back with led flash installed, multi burst shot and best of all is instant capture like DSLR! Me and Yukiko are impress with the camera capture quality.

Power by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and 2,100 mAH battery.

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I know many of you cant wait to get this phone and I find that this phone its the most perfect size as its smaller than Galaxy Note bigger than S2 and alot of the girls that love its size, look and feel and its light! opt for Samsung Galaxy S3?

For more information on the unit, you can visit their website www.Samsung.com/my and many service provider are going to launch soon. What are the pricing not too sure yet as it will be reveal very very soon . . .

Thanks to Yukiko for all the pictures!~!~

A video that’ says all:

 

One of the night to be remembered that recently I got one exclusive event invites that makes me excited is this Hennessy X.O Appreciation Grows. One of the reason is, we will get a chance to dine and pairing with Cognac that feature winner Chef Edward Lee from Iron Chef versus José Garces. I just could not wait for the event to happen.

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One of the best invites so far that I have gotten and when I read the dress code, Black Tie I have to scratch my head for a moment as all my clothing left at hometown. As I am left with 2 days before the event, have to borrow a coat from my friend along with a tie to prepare myself for this grand event. The event took place at Hotel Equatorial. .

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Here am I, for the first time in this close private functions and I am amaze how they transform this whole place into classy looking environment.

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The star drink for tonight is Hennessy X.O.

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Upon arrival, we are greeted with drinks from the bar, friendly waiter being ready to serve you anytime to have your drink neat, with water or soda. I always love to have my first glass neat to try out the taste then follow by water. 😀

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Here you go as the new Hennessy X.O are being package into their new sexy curvy bottle.

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We just have bottomless drink as our glass never runs dry. Whenever it half way trough and it was filled up by this effective and pretty girls.

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Here we are and glad to see some of the bloggers (from left) – Wei Chin (KampungBoyCityGirl) , Me, Cheng Yi (Fatboybakes), Umei (CuminCiki) and Alison (Aly’s Wonderland).

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This is what I mean the transformation of the place that they did. .

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As we were gesture to head towards the main room, along the walkway are being filled with chef picture with candles to made up the place event more classy.

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I just love this rack that makes the new bottle of Hennessy X.O so classy futuristic!

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As went into the main function room, I am blown away with a huge wide display panel as staging background with all the wording effects.

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The seating are all being arrange and here is my seat with my name on it. Best of all, they have an electronic photo panel to show you what’s the menu and what are the itinerary for the night along with feature cuisine!

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Will Quah being the Emmce for the night . .

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Here we go, being brought into a new dimension on featuring the whole event by using a huge wide panel . .

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Follow by dance performance on the original story of the Heritage of Hennessy XO. Performed by international dancer and choreographer Soufiane Karim. Instead of pictures cant tell much, I decided to record it down with video on the superb performance.

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 Frederick Noyere, Managing Director of Moet & Hennessy Diageo

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follow by another 3-D lighting performance to reveal the new product!

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Salud means bless you in Spanish, often use in tossing.

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Never thought that I would see this happen in my eyes as this scene often happen in those reality program or shows that right before before each course, the chef appears on the screen to explain the inspirations behind the dish.

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They even show a glimpse of moment showing live what’s happening in the kitchen. Impressive!

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All of us are anxious for our food to arrive as we were prepared that how good the food will taste like.

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First dish for the night, a starter called Mosaic

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A colourful plate of starter with each side being carefully cut in squares, as each of the fresh ahi tuna & kona kampachi being paired along with a slice of tropical fruits each. I tried each slice itself as the tuna are very fresh and followed by combining both together gives another level of taste. Best to pair it along to get the best fresh and sweet taste of fruits at the end, every one just clear this dish in moments. Follow by a sip of cognac just brings out the aroma of sweetness.

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Piquant is the next feature dish with lobster, sea urchin & salmon skin

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Upon pouring the sauce onto the plate it smells so nice and sweet, just cant wait to have my fork to pick up each slice to put into my mouth. Indeed turns out to be the best among the feature dish, with one of a simple reason. Everything is fresh, simple yet get to taste the best out of it.

Paprika-spiced chilled sweet corn soup is just amazing on how the chef did it, as the chill gravy paired very well with with lobster that able to brings the best taste in both world without overpowering each other. The gravy/soup is just something we could not have enough. Wish it could be more! Everyone is enjoying this dish and satisfied look at the end!

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Oriental serve along with lovely lemongrass-chili vinaigrette heightened with pickled jicama & Japanese eggplant. Not easy to cook a nice scallop which is pan fried on both side to maintain its best form upon serving and it was well presented. Slice the scallop and eat along with the sauce prepare and follow with a sip of X.O makes the taste even more exquisite.

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Then during dinner there is a bottle of Limited Edition of Hennessy Methusalem that package in a custom made lamb skin covered traveling case in a 6 litre bottle. It is interesting on how they extract the cognac out from the bottle by using a long Rod!

The taste is much stronger, yet the after taste is mild towards the end. It is indeed one of a unique item as the production of this special edition are limited.

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Provocateur is the main being serve and the name itself also sound umph! Steak tenderloin cooked with chocolate, jalapeno and decorated with toasted sesame seeds, with sides of spinach & mushrooms

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Unfortunately my portion wasnt this, as mine is near to well done ..

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Seductrice is one of the dish that many people hype about it as I should have chosen dish for my mains. Many like this because of its soft inside out and served with a pureed smoked sweet potato & Chinese cabbage

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As the night proceed and we were entertain by a live jazz band and the singer is from Penang too . .Yay~

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To end our night Allure came along on our table. Brioche crusted dark chocolate genoise cake, served with red beet syrup, and lightly sprinkled with pistachio & walnuts. Just a perfect way to end this marvelous meal!

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At the end of our meal, here comes Chef Edward Lee being presented at the end. The mastermind behind all this superb meal.

It was a great night being the first time attending such event and surely a memorable one as the dish are just marvelous by pairing along with Hennessy X.O is just another level of taste being created.

Surely I am looking forward for more in the future ~

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