Showing posts from February, 2012

Nice Scenery for Photography @ Queensland, Australia

I'm now focusing more in my passion for photography, my desire is not just to know about it but to be good at it, so I have to keep learning and improving my skill. Photography is an art of observation with feeling, touching and loving. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place with the way you see things. The limitation in your photography are in yourself. Your eyes are like a shutter and your mind is like a lens. What you caught on your camera is captured forever, it bring you back to things that you have long forgotten.

OZi KEBAB @ Surfer Paradise, Australia

Gold Coast unbelievable kebab, this is one of the many shops around Surfers Paradise that offers up a tasty meals for under  AU$10. Quick and easy with a service friendly and accommodating service. $10 may seem like a lot, especially for those of you coming in from Malaysia, but you'll quickly realize that it's the normal for even a quick meal out. Luckily, these kebab is truly massive, and it turns out you'll get good value for your AU$10 included a drink. Their quarter pizza for AU$2.50 is the cheapest around Gold Coast.

Tasty Soto House @ Lintas Jaya Uptownship

If you fancy about the unique taste of Soto in Tawau, we had a good news to share! Tasty Soto House is operated by a couple, originated from Tawau. Apart from the tasty Soto, you'll also find the extra hot chili sauce in their restaurant.

Jensen & Joy Wedding Dinner @ HAOKE Chinese Restaurant, Brisbane

A wedding is a ceremony in which two people are united in a marriage. On 21st of Februry 2012, it was a day when Jensen and Joy tied the knot. After the morning tea ceremony in bride and groom home, later that evening, they held a wedding banquet at HAOKE Seafood Restaurant. While wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes.

OSHIN Restaurant @ Brisbane, Australia

Oshin Japanese Restaurant owners Gary and Stacey Goh have made famed for their Japanese restaurant in Brisbane City; renowned for its fantastic sushi, colorful sashimi, sizzling bbq-style dishes and other traditional meals. The traditional Japanese decoration  with the 'Zen like' ambient offer an alluring atmosphere. Their dishes are reasonably price boasting many favorites from the Chicken Teriyaki to mouth-watering delights including ‘A-la-carte Sashimi Platters' and their ‘Tanuki Soba / Udon; Tempura Batter Balls on Thin/Thick Noodles in Soup' and you cannot miss out on their ‘Deluxe Sushi; a delightful array of assorted raw fish sliced on top of rice portion served with miso soup and egg custard.' Completed with a fully licensed bar, serves a wide selection of beers, spirits and wines, making Oshin a completely fabulous Japanese dining experience.

HOG'S BREATH CAFE @ Gold Coast, Australia

Hog's Breath Cafe an Aussie success from a single outlet expanded to 75 franchise outlets in 20 years, founded by Mr. Don Algie. First Hog's Restaurant was opened in July 1989 at Airlie Beach, North Queensland. Hog's Breath Cafe specializing in Prime Rib Steaks in Australia, with the boast that there's not a tenderer, mouth watering steak to be found anywhere. At Hog's, you'll be ensure with a awesome quality meal, great services and a comfortable dining environment with a party atmosphere.

E-West Cafe Lounge @ Luyang

Image has change to (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). E-West Cafe Lounge is located in Taman Foo Loong, Luyang. It  is a nice and cozy restaurant with great service and pork-free food at an affordable price.

Sugar Island @ Kobuta Square, Tawau

Image has change to (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). Just a few shops away from Kedai Kopi Sang Kee in Kobuta Square, there is a shop selling delicious pastries. Well, if you are a fan of sweet delights, the Portugese Tart at Sugar Island is a must try if you happen to be in Tawau.

Win Soon Cafe @ Kuchai Lama

Image  has change to  (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). There are 2 branches of Win Soon Fish Head Noodle Cafe, one at Kuchai Lama, another one at Puchong Bandar Puteri. Both cafe always crowded during lunch and dinner time.WIN SOON CAFE is the branch of the famous fish head noodle stall in Choy Kei Restaurant at Happy Garden, OUG. The owner started Win Soon Cafe to expand their business, making it easier to franchise and manage the brand. Win Soon’s ultimate goal is to be able to turn his brand into a franchise and to spread his recipe to as many places as possible.

Hasyim Cafe @ Foh Sang

Hasyim Cafe occupied a corner lot, located at the same row of shops with Yen Ai Dessert House in Foh San. During lunch hours, the cafe is crowded with working adults patronizing for a simple and affordable meal. Similar to others Malay's stalls, the cafe offer a variety in the Menu with some popular Javanese food.

Sin Chua Kee Restaurant @ Taman Lian Hoe, Kuchai Lama

Sin Chua Kee Seafood Restaurant is a seafood restaurant near Old Klang Road that located at Jalan Kuchai Lama, has become one of my favorite restaurant. No matter how busy it was, you'll always get a friendly, efficient service and pleasant meal here. If you have no idea what to order, just ask for recommendation, I have no complained so far for the dish they suggested. Food here are reasonably price and good, but if you're planning to order crab, it will cost you around RM98 +/- per dish.

Jensen & Joy Actual Wedding Day

Angeline & Associates Photography:   Jensen n Joy Actual Day Wedding Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 21st Feb 2012

Sandakan Kopitiam @ 88 Market Place, Kepayan

Apart from its cheap and fresh seafood, Sandakan is also famous with its Century Egg Dumpling (Pei Dan Gao) and Sandakan Springy Noodle. Most of these food were only available in Sandakan and can hardly be found elsewhere. With the recent opening of Sandakan Kopitiam in KK, we can all enjoy the great Sandakan food without the need to travel far.

Traditional Recipe Restaurant @ Kuchai Lama

Image  has change to  (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). Traditional Recipe Restaurant serves an array of scrumptious Chinese delicacies. They serve a variety of noodle, rice, porridge, soup, dumplings and side dishes. They also have homemade dessert, traditional tea, some cool and hot beverages, ice blended and even alcohol. Currently they have two branches in Kota Damansara and Kuchai Lama.

Hakataya Ramen @ Market Square, Brisbane

Hakataya is the most popular ramen shop in Queensland, specialize in ramen with 'Tonkotsu soup' broth of pork bone. Using only special selected bones of Australia pork and secret recipe for the soup, simmered for 39 hours. Their Char siu topping is also from special selected of Australia pork back rib part, being cooked for hours with generous amount of soy sauce and mirin (sweet cooking sake), it melts in your mouth. 'Kaedama' you can order another helping of noodles for free to add on to your soup, special offer from time to time for customer.

Kedai Kopi Sang Kee @ Tawau

Image  has change to  (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). Tawau is a famous place for cheap and fresh seafood. At Kedai Kopi Sang Kee in Kobuta Square which operated in the daytime, offers great seafood noodle at the price starting from RM6.00.

Umami House of Steamboat @ Sunway

Image has change to (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). Umami is a steamboat buffet restaurant located in Sunway Mentari, serving a large variety of fresh seafood, BBQ, vegetables, meat balls, drinks, fruits and desserts in a cozy environment. It only cost RM26.80 per pax for adult and RM13.40 per pax for children, inclusive of drinks.

Hanachi Garden City @ Westfield Garden City, Queensland

Hanaichi outlet offers Japanese fine food such as famous Japanese curry with deep fried crumbed meat, udon noodle soup and chicken teriyaki. Food cooked in this manner was very much similar to the casserole but with a unique touch of Asian taste in it. You can expect to find real quality and healthy food in Hanaichi with a reasonable price.

Kedai Kopi Wang City @ Iramanis

Image has change to (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). If you are a huge fan of bittergourd, fish noodle at Kedai Kopi Wang City is definitely in your list of favourite food. Located at Iramanis, Kedai Kopi Wang City served good Fish Noodle with Bittergourd Soup or Ham Choy Soup as well as delicious Bao.

Coffee Berry @ Cheras

Image has change to (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). Thanks to the mushrooming of kopitiam style cafe across the country. with the ever increasing numbers of franchise outlets opening in stiff competition, the taste for Asian cuisine offerings a wide range of ala carte to suit everyone's taste buds. Serving a range of western and local delicacies, at an affordable price. The interior deco  are simple yet, comfy and cozy. Located at the corner lot in Taman Bukit Hijau, Cheras.

Taiyang @ Kuchai Lama

Image  has change to  (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). At Taiyang, one of the dishes to take note of is the Crispy Roast Pork, with every bite of the pork feels like it melting in your mouth and this dish is also one of their specialties. Or try a bowl of their aromatic rice laced with caramelized roast barbeque pork. The pork itself is a wonder. The pork has a glass-like look to it and every mouthful of the pork sends a bursting sensation of true deliciousness. Taiyang also provides a wide variety of drinks to choose from, coffees to ice blended drinks!

Pumpkin Cafe @ Jalan Air Panas, Tawau

Image  has change to  (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). You've heard about Chicken Satay, Beef Satay, Lamb Satay or even Rabbit Satay, but rarely you heard about Pork Satay. In Tawau, Pork Satay is a delicacy loves by the locals.

Ha Ha Siu Pan Mee @ Tmn Yulek, Cheras

Image  has change to  (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). Hahasiu serve up many good pan mee to cater to the discerning taste buds. It has expands the traditions with not serving a simple and delicious Traditional Pan Mee but also with some alternative special Century Egg Pan Mee aka 'pei tan kau', Herbal Chicken Pan Mee, trendy Lat Jiu Pan Mee, Chili 'Ma Lat' Pan Mee, Curry Pan Mee, Tom Yam Pan Mee, Fried Pork Pan Mee and many more. Also famous  for fishcake, homemade tong sui and varieties of tau foo far.

How Massage Heals Sore Muscles

How Massage Heals Sore Muscles Barbara P. Fernandez for The New York Times Researchers are learning how massage soothes aching muscles. A massage after vigorous exercise unquestionably feels good, and it seems to reduce pain and help muscles recover. Many people, both athletes and health professionals have long contended it eases inflammation, improves blood flow and reduces muscle tightness. But until now no one has understood why massage has this apparently beneficial effect.

Kedai Kopi Yuan Yuan @ Taman Megah Jaya

Image has change to (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). Kedai Kopi Yuan Yuan is a coffeeshop in Tawau which specializes in Soto. It is one of the highly recommended place for Soto mainly because of its variety and its extra hot chili sauce.

Snowflake Taiwanese Dessert Secrets @ Kuchai Lama

Image  has change to  (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). Beside Blackball, Snowflake is one of my favorit Taiwanese dessert chains. I like the fact that they always maintain their food quality and fast service. Exceptional refreshing dessert to have during the hot sunny day and opt for the hot grass jelly dessert or hot tauhua dessert during rainy season, both are heart warming and satisfying our sweet craving.

Kedai Kopi Yum Yum @ Jalan Teratai, Tawau

Image  has change to  (DOTCO), we are no longer using (DOTCOM). Kedai Kopi Yum Yum is one of the restaurants in Tawau which caters to late night goers. The restaurant is famous for its deep-fried food especially the exotic deep-fried chicken bishop.

Asia Cafe @ SS15 Subang Jaya

Sushi Heng is one of my favourite place for Japanese cuisine cause I can have good tasting sushi without burning a hole in my pocket. I like the chef creativity and ability to come up with something unique. This time around I am here for his special tomato dessert, yes, Mr.Heng can turn a tomato into a dessert. Every year on this day he has a huge order of this tomato dessert from Eden Restaurant. Mr.Heng's mum love most is his special pumpkin dessert! My appology, all this dessert are not in the menu.

Olive Bistro @ Jalan Masjid, Tawau

Although Tawau is just a small town, its residents is never deprived off of Italian Food. This is because good italian food can be enjoyed at Olive Bistro, one of the well known restaurants in Tawau.

Award-winning singer Whitney Houston dies at age 48

LOS ANGELES, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer and actress Whitney Houston, one of the most talented performers of her generation who lived a turbulent personal life and admitted drug use, died on Saturday in a Beverly Hills hotel room. She was 48.

TONY ROMA'S . Ribs . Seafood . Steaks @ Mid Valley

Another great place for burgers, another great place with great ambiance. Apart from burgers, Tony Roma's also well-known for its delicious Ribs and BBQ Chicken.

Wendy's @ IOI Mall, Puchong

Wendy's is an international fast food chain restaurant founded by Dave Thomas on November 15, 1969, in Columbus, Ohio, United States. When Dave Thomas opened the first Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers restaurant, he created something new and different-high quality food made with the freshest ingredients, served the way the customer wanted. The first local Wendy’s restaurant was officially opened on 5 April 2008 at Sunway Pyramid, Selangor. An additional 7 outlets were subsequently opened at IOI Mall Puchong, Jaya One, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Mont’ Kiara, Giant Kota Damansara, Aeon AU2 and Berjaya Times Square.

Fisherman Seafood Claypot Porridge @ Fraser Business Park, Sungai Besi

Fisherman Claypot Seafood Restaurant using only fresh seafood for their cooking. Relive your days with a steaming pot of traditional porridge, thhis wholesome tantalizing porridge is perfect for your lunch and dinner.

Eaaat @ Unijaya Commercial Centre, Tawau.

Located at one of the newer shoplot development, Eaat serves up a wide array of savory dishes matched only by its selection of desserts. We were certainly honored to have been invited to visit this quaint eatery.

Tenom Laksa @ Lido Food Court

Lido Food Court is one of the most happening eatery in KK. With its variety of food available, the place is always crowded with patrons. A recent addition to the food court is the Tenom Laksa's stall.

THE HAN ROOM @ The Gardens

The Han Room was opened in mid January 2011 at The Gardens Mall (near Louis Vuitton). The restaurant is one of many owned by The Oriental Group (they also own The Ming Room, Noble Banquet and The Oriental among others) and specializes in both classic and modern Chinese creations.

Cherry Restaurant @ Inanam

Cherry Restaurant is a nice and cozy restaurant with good food at an affordable price. After going through a major and modern new facelift, the restaurant attracted huge crowds during peak hours.

The Zun Kitchenette @ Sunway Giza

  A healthier way to enjoy your favourite food at Zun Kitchenette, with a delectable selection of signature nourishing herbal soups and a choice of classic Chinese favourites of the region which have been enhanced and refined with a herbal accent. Located at the Eu Yan Sang flagship outlet in Kuala Lumpur, this modern Chinese eatery is part of the company’s attempt at assimilating traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) with modern lifestyle. Zun Kitchenette is a live showcase of how Chinese herbs can be used in regular cooking, dispelling the notion that they are only good for brewing bitter tonics.

Aheko Hot Soup @ Citrus Park OUG

AHEKO Hot Soup Restaurant, Hot Soup is the specialty in this restaurant. Their specialty Pig Intestine Pepper soup, is good for people feeling under the weather, as you can imagine sipping this hot pepper spicy soup on rainy day. AHEKO’s menu feature more on home cook meals and Hakka dishes.

Nathan's Corner @ OUG

Nathan's Corner, a very nice, quiet and cozy place to hang out and a good place to watch your football match with their wide screen tv projector or flat panel tvs. This mamak is hidden in the housing area, in between OUG and Taman Yarl. The shop used to be located at the front of O.G Courts, they moved due to numerous complaints by the residents at the condos. They serve a wide varieties food here, from Indian food to western food and shisha also available here. This is one of the best place for mamak food, my recommendation, try their fried chicken, cheese naan, nasi lemak, tandoori chicken and lime juice.

Kam Kee Bak Kut Teh @ Gaya Street

Literally meaning "Pork Bone Tea", Bak Kut Teh is a marvelously spiced stew worthy of admiration the world over. Bak kut teh is a soup based dish consisting of different parts of pork meat and innards simmered in a herb based broth for hours. The herbs and spices that are normally used to give it that distinct taste are star anise, cinnamon, cloves, female ginseng (locally known as dong guai), fennel seeds and garlic, which is boiled for hours together with the selected meats. The meats becomes infused with the flavours of the herbs and spices, and the sweetness from the meat seeps into the broth, mellowing the tangy and sharp taste of the herbs.

818 Seafood Restaurant @ Plaza Kingfisher

818 Seafood Restaurant is a chinese restaurant which used to serves mainly seafood and pork. However, recently the restaurant had gone through management revamp to exclude pork in their menu.

Restoran Clan @ Sri Petaling

Clan Restaurant is the originator of this Gai Wor Bao recipe. It's one of the famous place for dim sum in Sri Petaling, located along the first row of shop houses on your right after the BHP Petrol station. Made famous by the creation of Gai Wor Bao, which translates to 'Chicken Nest Bun'.

Seven Seas [email protected] MarketPlace 88

We were invited to yet another sumptuous meal by a very talented and local foodie, Chef Terrence to his quaint restaurant called Seven Seas Restaurant. If you find the proprietor familiar, that is because he was one of the final 24 contestants of MasterChef Malaysia. Located at the Corner of MarketPlace 88 nearest to the Shell Station, Chef Terrence made his dream of opening his own restaurant into a living passion. This self-taught Chef has had long experience with food, working with his mother's catering business since he was a young boy. Today, we were wowed by his wonderful creation.

Yoga @ Poolside & Gym . Northpoint Residences, Mid Valley City

Yoga is a highly effective way to stay fit, healthy and lose weight. The best thing is you can perform it at anywhere you want it and any time of the day.  Yoga techniques are helpful in maintaining strong organs and other parts of the body.  Yoga poses focus on the muscles, joints, glands, tissues and vital organs.  The five yoga for weight loss techniques include: posture, relaxation, meditation, deep breathing and movement of joints. Each technique has its own role and function.

Chong Siew Lan Restaurant @ Serdang Lama

Chong Siew Lan Restaurant is located in Serdang Lama (from the Sg Besi trunk road-bypass the Mines and head towards UPM-a short distance after the flyover-keep left and turn left at the first junction-the restaurant is on your right-behind it is a Chinese school "Kung Mun") and the kitchen is run by a woman cook with the help of her daughter and some servers. They serves Hakka's home cooking style food here. There is no signboard for the restaurant but was never short of patrons, most of their customers come from the nearby industrial area and as far as Putrajaya.

SRS MY CAFE @ 1Borneo

SRS MY Cafe at 1Borneo offer valuable set meal with price starting from RM6.00. Located next to Home Cafe, the cafe possessed a very strategic location in the mall.