Monday, April 14, 2014

johnny rockets

I was down in KL with my parents last weekend to settle some stuff. Took the chance to meet up with my babygurlz for dinner!

It feels like not too long ago I just met them but acheli already 3 months eh. =X 
Sucks to be so far away from them. 

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Amanthhat suggested Johnny Rockets at Avenue K, which was designed like an old school american diner. My vintage loving soul went a little cray cray!

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Once in a while, the music would suddenly get really loud and the waiter and waitresses will then break into a dance. How fun!

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We ordered too much food for us to handle. But I always believe the more the happier when it comes to food. :D

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Every time a dish arrives, the waiter did a cute ketchup art for us. 

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Attack the cheezeeeh friiiiez! 

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Mine muahahaha.
But i had to takeaway half of it cause it was zomgosh humongous!

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Two loves of my life - burgers + that lady! 

ps: Check out Apple Blossom's Treat of the Week here!


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

TWG

Today i went for afternoon tea at TWG and got to be a half day tai tai!
Normally I don't get this kinda luxury one so please don't be envious and think I'm living the life. /slump shoulders

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Love the ambience at TWG!
But there were a few times I laughed a bit too loud for the glam surroundings. >.<

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We had the Chic afternoon tea set which came with a pot of tea, some sandwiches and two scones.
The tea selection there is crazy! Something like 200 types or even more? O_o

We ordered two additional macarons too but still feel i don't quite like the taste of macarons in general. Aih my tastebuds are not cut out for a tai tai.

I wouldn't say this is the best afternoon tea I've had (ritz is still my current favourite), but its lovely place to spend a quiet afternoon with friends and take many instagram worthy pictures!

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Wannabe tai tai ootd

Dress: Random boutique
Boots : h&m
Clutch : hong kong


Monday, April 7, 2014

the peak

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On Sunday morning we met Woan Sein's friends (who were the nicest people!) for breakfast at Capital Cafe.


This is my favourite char chan teng among all the ones we went to. 

I had french toast. It was light, crispy and not oily.  
But the thing i really love there was the yin yong. It was superly deliciously smooth!

Also woan sein's pork bun tasted better than the one we had in Macau. Even though Macau is supposed to be famous for it. =X
Heard that their scrambled eggs are really good too.  

After breakfast, we headed over to The Vine for church service. 
And then up to the Peak we go! 

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The view up there was SPECTACULAR. 
I love love love city skylines and I think Hong Kong is kicking a lot of cities' butts with theirs. 

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The only decent shot of me cause the rest all look like.....

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THIS. -_- Gao meng ah it was reaaaally windy!

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Obligatory cheesy tourist shot

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So so beautiful

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I was lamenting to Woan Sein's friend over breakfast that I haven't get to try a really good egg tart yet. Except for the one in Macao.

Then while walking around the mall at the Peak, we chanced upon this bakery selling egg tarts which were just freshly baked from the oven.
Later on only I found out it was actually THE famous tai cheong bakery.

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We bought two to try and GOODNESS IT WAS SO SO GOOD. /fans tears

So good I went back and bought one all for myself to eat muahaha.
My holiday is complete. :D 

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

dimdim dimsum // macau!

We started our day at Dimdim Dimsum. Guess what they specialise in. If you can't you can call yourself a dimdim dimwit. Ahaha.

It was just around the corner from where we stayed and read good reviews of it online so of course we had to go!

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I super love the dimsum here! 

In fact to me it was the BEST meal in hong kong.
We were clueless on what to order so we just ordered everything that was recommended on the menu. :D

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Lo bak go (radish cake)!

It was crispy on the outside and sooooo soft on the inside. Our chopsticks broke through the lo bak go when we pick it up cause it was that soft. 


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Polo pao with real pineapple filling inside leh!

Back home, our polo pau are usually all filled with butter only so when I took my first bite, I was kinda stunned and ask the girls why is there pineapple shreds in here?! They replied that this is how real po lo pau is supposed to be like.


I've been scammed all my life. 0_O


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Cute little piggiez liu sa pao

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Which looked even better when you tear it open. Look at that oozy salted eggz custaaaardz in  all its glory.

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Shrimp rice flour rolls. 
I loved everything we ordered so far but this one is the ULTIMATE. 

It looks soft on the outside but when you take a bite, there is this surprise layer of fried crispy rice flour which stays crispy throughout! And the prawn inside was also sooooo fresh. /tears


After breakfast, we took the MTR to the harbour to caught the ferry to Macau!


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OOTD!

Jacket, skirt, boots: H&M

Scarf : Flea market
Satchel : Vincci

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Pop of color on a grey rainy day 

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Finally reached St Paul's ruins!

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Look at all the tourist behind us!

I didn't take many pictures after this cause my feet were killing me!!! T_T

We walked quite abit to reach the St Paul's ruins and the whole way leading up to it was sloppy. My feet totally died in those boots. /sobs uncontrollably

After St Paul's ruins, we took the bus to The Venetian. 

The bus ride was a bit of a drama. 

Firstly the bus was soooo packed we were literally in an embrace with the person next to us. Ummm, awwwkward?


Secondly, Yi Lin got followed around the bus by a hamsap lou. o_O


And lastly, we missed our stop. -_- 

We didn't know we had to get down at the bus stop opposite The Venetian. We assumed the bus was gonna make a U turn so we just continued sitting on the bus and were so tired by then we all FELL ASLEEP. 
All three of us. -_-

We woke up in panic when suddenly the lights in the bus was turned off and we looked like we were in the middle of nowhere.

And we were the only three left in the bus.

O_O


Thank God the bus just stopped briefly at the bus headquarters and restarted its route again. 



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Finally reached the Venetian!
They had recreated the rivers like those you find in Venetia and even made a fake sky which felt quite real!
Trust the chinese to replicate anything. 

We had dinner at the food court where I had some seriously overpriced thai food. 

Paid nearly rm40 for a bowl of tom yam noodles. =X
But I was dying for something sour & spicy food so aiya splurge la.

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One of the main reason we visited The Venetian was to try the dan tarts from Lord Stow's bakery. Apparently they are one of the best in macau. 

We were still full from dinner so we took away our order and had it in our room for supper instead. 


I have to say, it was the best dan tart I've ever eaten!!!!! 


It had a really flaky pastry crust and the egg filing was super smooth and soft and jiggly with a slightly burnt caramelised top which was soooo goooooood. 


Very tiring day but all the good food we had made up for it! :)