Friday, May 18, 2012

Shameless pluggin D:

So my first proper...cover... in the video....

Such a difficult song, but, it was a challenge...that i will one day take up  again....

Sing-a-ling OHNEO!

OHNEO! got a short gig for T@MU's acoustic night. We were really stoked over this :) We made it there just in time for our slot. Would really loved to have pics of us performing, but for some reason it wont be out yet. OH WELLS!
So very grateful for the experience ;'')

It felt amazing, seeing our names up's literally our names! 

The following will be camwhore shots of OHNEO! doing the second thing they do best together.

Surprise An Honest Mistake picture . First time hearing them go acoustic. They put on a good show. So fun to watch :) :)

Stanley trying to be Samson

By the way, outfits:

Red Checkered Shirt - Brands Outlet
Blue School Boy Pants - Brands Outlet
Shoes - Converse

Red Checkered Shirt - Chatuchak, Thailand
High Waist Pencil Skirt - Dressing Paula, Rarablack
White Tank- Times Square
Bag - Summit Subang

We did :
Video Games -Lana del Ray
You & I- Ingrid Michealson
Pumped up kicks/Part of me - Foster the people/Katy Perry

Really.Once i get the's going in...gah...the WAIT D:

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Penang Nyummers

So the other day, Penang Village invited us for a food tasting session at their  Great Eastern Mall outlet. 

They had upgraded in recent years, going from the rustic kampung feel, to a more clean cut colonial setting. A very apt evolution, I must say. 

Only managed to catch this while we were leaving as the place was crazy packed when we arrived.
Don't you think the white leather upholstery looks posh and elegant? I was practically swooning over how it looks like a picture off Tumblr. Would definitely reblog :P
Love how they had frames on one wall and windows all around, letting in the natural light, giving it a very summer vacation home feel.

The place settings. Can't go wrong with black and white can you? It's a subtle contrast from the contemporary vintage look of the restaurant. Like the modernist plates? :)

Check out the Kufi font used as a logo. As a font-y person, that caught my eye the moment I walked in. Saw it on the uniforms and for a moment thought we were in the wrong place. But it's a pretty smart move and I'm all for fusion of cultures and languages :) It's very intriguing 

This was already on the table when we got in.... contrary to popular belief, I'm still quite Chinese when it comes to my stomach la..Interesting to see what they had in the Dim Sum Range

Peek-a-boo! Halal siew mai with prawn.The Crab Roe Prawn I was a little apprehensive eating this, it being halal and all, but man, I was surprised! This was pretty good! Of course it's not the same but was really yummy all the same!

Fish balls, average but not too bad. Anti-veggie people might not like the veggie bits inside though.....

I think it was interesting and quite yummy. The Avocado Cake. A bit messy to eat, but that's what makes it fun! You could taste a hint of kaya. The crispiness was a plus!

The Entrees:
My nyonya roots were pretty delighted to see this on the table as well. I like how they modified the pai-tee, taking off the sides ( way easier to eat it like that)

Adorbz cashews. Not nuts about nuts but it complimented the filling very well. A little taste of home.

The Nyonya Pandan Chicken was one of my faves! A bit oily, but... I think fans will close one eye to that.

The other foodies all busy documenting the food.

Have I mentioned how much i love chandeliers? This is a lovely, simple surprise :) Really added class

The view :) just enough greens :)

This was Jinyin's first drink. Coconut lovers will love this! It's creamy and really refreshing, plus it's in a yummy coconut and you can scrape out the flesh when you're done with the drink.

Sorry, can't rotate it, my pc wouldn't let me. This is Fresh Cucumber and Calamansi Juice a cucumber and lime combo, which was very sweet or sour. Not too bad i guess.

This was pretty unique, Teh Tarik ais.  Loved that it was served in a mini jug, isn't it cute. How to not love miniatures, or just...downsized stuff? I kind of like this as they didn't use normal condensed milk i think? It felt ..or more like...tasted slightly...thinner, not super creamy. The way evaporated milk tastes. Really old school kopitiam style.

This is the Aloha. Whipped cream > Pineapple juice > Ribena
In that order. I couldn't take the whipped cream, so Jinyin helped

Jinyin helping

More Jinying helping, hehe...
It was a very fresh taste, tangy sour and sweet! What little whipped cream helped make it more mellow so it wasn't so fruity. Interesting drink. I'd try it again!

Main dishes:
Ying - Yang two style Garoupa
( Deepfried with Kerabu sauce & steamed with Assam Sauce)

Look at that head! It's interesting as it's two styles of cooking from one fish, of which i personally preferred the steamed part. Rare to see non-chinese style restaurants, so it was really a pleasant surprise. Way to go to make Chinese style cooking halal.

Claypot Seafood Village Curry ( Promotion Signature dish)

I liked the creamy texture of the curry. It wasn't very spicy, but it worked pretty well. This one was a promotional item, as to maintain the freshness of the seafood. I really like the squid here, a bit soft, but still yummy nonetheless.

Two Style Kailan
This one....absolute favourite! I love crispy crispy stuff and i love veggie, so this was a hands down win. The texture, as crispy as it was, was flavourful and salted just about right. And the one cooked normally was really good too. It felt more like a snack though. Which is very good right? A healthy,vege snack! :) I just ate this one right off the plate.

For the local favourites:

Nasi Lemak set with Tamarind Prawn, Sambal Ikan Bilis & Chicken Curry Kapitan
This was their take on the nasi lemak. Pretty filling. The acar was a nice nyonya touch. Wasn't a fan of the sambal though, was too salty for me but i caught Jin snacking on it towards the end... sneaky sneaky :p


Their best seller, Penang Char Koay Teow. Penang-ites might want to try this out for themselves to determine its "Penang-ness" but to me it was pretty good! Not too oily, just right flavouring...

Penang Assam Laksa
I'm normally a fan of assam laksa, but wasn't too keen on this one. A bit two sweet for me. Could've been the otak udang sauce. But it was still pretty fragrant.

Nasi Tomato set with Chicken lorbak, Acar awak &Chicken Curry Kapitan
Sorry for the upside downer-Stupid pc wont let me do anything to the pics except upload. This was pretty good, and the chicken lorbak is another one of their unique sides. Quite rare to actually find the chicken lorbak as well.

Penang Char Mee Suah
This one felt oddly healthy and unique as mee suah isn't usually something you fry. The taste took a bit of getting used to, and the texture of the noodles fried is surely something to try.

Penang Seafood Sar Hor Fun
The Final dish... to be served. It's as good as it gets. Best eaten hot and steamy ;)

Now for dessert!

Penang Rainbow Iced Kacang
Penang Durian Chendol (the one with the selasih seeds)
We managed to save it before it melted! The durian chendol was as good as it gets, with durians being off season, it was quite the eat! I'm amazed at the portions too! Definitely not to be eaten alone.  A good way ;)

Ruby Melon Ice
This seemed more like healthier alternative to the above -mentioned chendols. Was fun eating the balled out watermelon. Imagine hearing " Hey, I want one ball please!" around the table ;P

Penang Fruit Rojak
I liked this one! A LOT! The sauce was just right and the fruits were really fresh and sweet! Couldn't stop till  the end and they took it away from me D:

So after all the eating, we took a break to rest our stomachs :p We were waiting for the owners to come in earlier, it was pretty exciting. In the meantime, have a picture of a camera. Uber fancy stuff!

Diana F...classy much?

Tonny and Connie owners of Penang Village.
It was eyeopening for me, learning how the business works, how one has to be fresh and innovative to stay on top. How to pick and choose your business battles. When to hold on and when to let go. Priorities.

It was inspiring to hear how they pushed the limits to create new flavours/dishes and  to recreate a new setting to keep up with the times,to always stay on top. From humble beginnings to a posh outlet with so much class.

Honestly at first, I would never have seen myself walk into a place like this, being from small town and the like, but after actually tasting the food, I would definitely go back! and with a place like that, it would make an awesome venue for events! Since they do buffets and catering as well.

pic credit to Penang Village
Caught in the act D: So busy eating, never realised this picture was taken D:

pic credit to Penang Village
Funny how it's all girls ;P But here we are acting poised and sucking in our stomachs after all the pigging out...i mean... tasting :P

Do drop by to experience it for yourself, especially if you're on the hunt for local cuisine in a cosy yet posh atmosphere:

 Great Eastern Mall
 Lot 8 & 9, Level 3, Great Eastern Mall, No.303, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

for reservation  
+603 42571698

Ajak me along also too ya?

While I'm at it, I'' just throw in an outfit review :P
Lace skirt- online
Blue top- D&D
Darth Vader head band- Zikkos
Pixel Mushroom - bouncing bananas :)

Outfit pic credit to Samantha Sito

Last shot of the place before i sign off

Friday, May 04, 2012


Charmaine of Rarablack invited me to the exclusive launch of Corset Me and Lovely Legs mid April, and after my recent (but not really) post about my corset which i love love love.... Duh... of course I was going la.

So with great excites, I dressed up to go!

Back track, I was in Putrajaya for work, so what the heck, I'll just pop by cyberjaya for dinner with my McBonBon and play by ear after. According to the invite, Von was only allowed to come in after 10, but the event was from 9-10, where would she go in that hour? No matter, for her safety, I figured I'd ask Charmaine if Von could join because she would LOVE it....

So prepped up in Cyberjaya and headed over the lost usual. KL noob D: but then...we were there!!!! and the following pictures are all thanks to Candy Girl Night : Launching of Corset Me ❤ & Lovely Legs at rara. unless stated otherwise Why? Because my lousy lousy camera on my has the flash. So canggih  but not flash. So useless at night D:

Charmaine was such an angel let Von join in the launch. Von is happy she gets to join, I am happy I have a teman :D I went there in my gold corset and a tutu skirt, Von wore her black corset top with jeans and a pink kebaya top ( My idea,hek hek) Most people weren't wearing corsets though, just the organizers...but just wait! Then, when we sat down we were given this :

Pretty much speaks for itself :D 

Another from my phone. the atmosphere the pretty lights of Werner's

Then the lovely LOVELY and so kind-hearted Charmaine spoke a bit about the brand, and an introduction to the event. 
Loving her emerald green corset ! With the lace, it's so classy! And this was the exclusive party for the launch :
I'm that flash of gold right at the back, or...most right. Von Von is the pink one beside me :D

Anyway, I was quite excited to hear more about corsets and Corset Me... And Jaycee was the woman on the job!
Here she is giving the educational history check on corsets and it's influence in fashion. I definitely learnt more about it's backstory and more importantly, how to maintain it :p, definitely needed to hear that. And it was just Corset Me, there was Lovely Legs too! Never have i seen so many attractive, eye -catching funky leggings in one place! So tempting!

They had everything from stars to stripes, prints to patterns! basically everything and anything that wasn't plain and boring. Like i said....SO TEMPTED!

And then, I love this part... the corset demonstrations. She showed us the different types of corsets, with their different elements, pros and cons. And and and and... HOW TO WEAR THEM! So exciting!
This was the large front clip ones. She gave the blow by blow of putting it on, especially if you're on your own, as you remember my struggle of going it alone.

Very pretty models D:

Lace 'em up!

It was a shorty session but very informative. After that we went to check out the corsets on sale, and i had to grab a shot with Jaycee
Loving the purple ensemble !

btw, we got fooodddd!
from my cammie. Not to sound jakun-la but these were pretty good!

Girls, shopping and corsets.Inseperable. (from my phone) There! Von Von doing the evil deed...which she blames me for :( *draw circles in a corner*

Photo Session....easy to get carried away :p
Made a new friend... ARYSTLE! :) The hottie in red ;)

Some of us were already in corsets, so the ones that weren't decided to join in the fun and pull on one too, and boom :
Corset US :p ( iknowiknowverylame,don'tshootme)

This Mah Von,gettin her corset on! Love the red!

So as you saw
this one is from my phone. by candle light... sexy much?

We kinda had free flow drinks all night, but if yu went to the counter you had to redeem it with the coupons. So, i used one... but i didnt get to use the rest cuz i was tired :( but we did do the photoshoots!

There was a small set up in the corner where you could pose with the props prepared and use the adorable stickers too! i don't know why i didn't use the stickers D;
my cam. Girls taking turns to have their shots taken :D

So what turned out on camera?
looks awkward :(


My fav shot. i know the ear muffs seem out of place but it's adorable, so there!



Ahem. after that we hung out a little longer at 21... but gettin old adi. Cinderella's carriage turning into pumpkin... had to leave at pooped. 

All in all, I had loads of fun... We got goodie bags after liking all the pages, but for the life of me. i don't know where the pics are! *mope*


But till then... TOODLES!