Movie – Johnny Mad Dog

We recently watched a rather disturbing movie, that warrants a mention. Kidnapping takes its vilest form as armed children in Liberia commandeer other kids to join their marauding troop. Fiction based on unbelievable fact, “Johnny Mad Dog” chronicles the atrocities of the ongoing civil war in that West African nation. The film directed by Jean-Stéphane […]

Count your Calories – Food for Thought

A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that a dollar could buy 1,200 calories of potato chips or 875 calories of soda but just 250 calories of vegetables or 170 calories of fresh fruit. – Time Magazine. Read more about the report cited above here. Rising rates of obesity in the United […]

Restoran Hua Xing @ Sungai Way, PJ

This restaurant that has been around for the longest time, is still a hot favourite with my family and the in-laws. Their Hokkien cuisine is famous and has never been short of endorsements from celebrities, both young and old alike. Judging from the glossy, ads that adorn their walls, you can tell that Hua Xing […]

Jiann Chyi Seafood Restaurant @ Sekinchan

Sekinchan.. scenic paddy fields and delicious seafood – just a stone’s throw from KL. Read about our past seafood experience at Guan Seng Loong here. This time Jiann Chyi was on our list of must eats! Talk about right choice of restaurant. The food was fantastic – even better than Guan Seng Loong. The house […]


Cumi recently picked up a relatively flat looking packet of Kimchi at the The Malaysia Food and Beverage Fair at KL Convention Center. It says on the label that the Kimchi continues to ferment throughout the course of its shelf -life and the gases will expand the packaging, but two days ago, we noticed just […]

Cosmic Bowl @ Midvalley

I cannot bowl to save my life. I can possibly count the number of times I have had the pleasure of bowling in one hand, maybe. This is cosmic bowl in Mid Valley. 38 lanes! Fully Computerized! The first glow in the dark bowling centre in Malaysia! (That’s what the Ad says). CK lines up […]

A Mad Tea Party

`Have some wine,’ the March Hare said in an encouraging tone. Alice looked all round the table, but there was nothing on it but tea. `I don’t see any wine,’ she remarked. `There isn’t any,’ said the March Hare. `Then it wasn’t very civil of you to offer it,’ said Alice angrily. `It wasn’t very […]

The Green Lung – Singapore

The best part about staying at the Grand Hyatt Singapore is not the just the convenient location of the hotel, situated right in the middle of Orchard, on Scott’s Road but also the fact that it has a lovely green lung in the center of the hotel. This green lung helps not just the environment […]

ION Orchard @ Orchard Road, Singapore

Have I said enough times that this is currently my favourite shopping mall in Singapore.. ION Orchard by night is really pretty. Ads are bright enough to illuminate the streets forever. Skipping Lights Display. Waiting around.. All dolled up with no place to go. Girls getting ready to party on a Friday night. Pit stop […]

PS. Cafe @ Dempsey, Singapore

I fell in love with Dempsey! Not Patrick Dempsey.. the place Dempsey in Singapore. Imagine large, winding driveways, massive, refurbished bungalows with loads of character… wining and dining amidst lush gardens, secluded green surroundings and amongst breezy trees.. PS Café, owned by Project Shop which is a clothing chain, is normally packed to the rafters. […]

Opus Restaurant @ Bangsar, KL – E. Guigal Chateau d Ampuis Wines

The Guigal domain was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal in the ancient village of Ampuis, home of the wines of the Côte-Rôtie. In these vineyards of over 2400 years old you can still see the small terraced walls characteristic of the Roman period. Etienne Guigal arrived in this region in 1923 at the age […]

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