Sunday, August 27

[Media Invitation] Japanese Concept BURG Kitchen Doles Out Juicy Handmade Hamburgs!

BURG Kitchen is a concept by Chef Kataoka, who has over 30 years of culinary experience. The restaurant specialises in making juicy hamburgs, with the secret ingredient being Australian beef. Choose either the Original or Cheese version, and pair it with one of seven sauces for the ultimate indulgence. BURG Kitchen also offers comforting mainstays to accompany its hamburgs.

Cheese burg ($19.80++)

This dish is topped with Colby and cheddar cheese torched for a smoky tinge and gooey consistency.

Crispy Chicken Wings with Spice Blend ($14.50++)

This is marinated with pepper, nori and sesame seeds that make you savour every last drip of goodness.

Golden Curry with Homemade Creamy Croquet & meatballs ($15.50++)

The curry has a creamy texture, and an onsen egg that tops it off.

Penne Meat Sauce Gratin ($14.50++)

Minced beef soused in meat sauce with the melted stringy cheese which promise patrons an explosion of flavours.

Suntec City Mall
3 Temasek Boulevard

Sunday, August 20

[Singapore Movie Review] Wonder Boy

Set in the early 1970s Singapore, when rock music was banned and long-haired men were considered gangsters, WONDER BOY follows the story of 16-year-old Richard (Benjamin Kheng), an aspiring musician and the school’s social outcast, as he joins a singing group – The Wonder Boys – and embarks on his coming-of-age journey through youthful ambition, friendships and first love, all the while trying to have his music heard.

Personally, I felt that this film was simple with a focused story-line. It urged aspiring individuals to be courageous and strive in pursuing their dreams.

This show would trigger those good nostalgic memories in high school, where it journey viewers through youthful ambition, friendships and first love. It also showed me the importance of kinship; to be appreciative. Especially, to the one who contributed more in the family.

People who are currently pursuing their passion would definitely relate it better. Through this film, it encouraged viewers to persevere on but not give up even if circumstances may not seems that positive. If you are willing to work hard, you will certainly succeed one day.

Just follow your heart.

Ratings: 4 / 5

Tuesday, August 15

[Media Invite]: Party Popper Singapore Launch

The ONLY Specialist in party popper in Singapore! They offer the widest range of party poppers at the most competitive pricing. Browse their products for the full range of different poppers for your needs. They are please to offer customization of popper packaging for weddings, corporate events or company branding.

Recently, I have attended  Party Popper Singapore media launch. This event was held at backstage café. First up, it was the introduction to party popper by the founder, Marcus Poh. I have gained many interesting insights from the Q & A session.

After which, it was the lion dance performance that 'wow' everyone of us!

I'm amazed by the range of different party poppers that they actually offer. It varies from the US dollar mini notes confetti, flower petals and also come with shapes of the stars and hearts. These poppers are easy, fun and safe to use! All you have to do is to hold it with both hands and twist. The buttons ones are actually for the kids. Just release a safety catch and hit the button!

Honestly, this was my virgin try on those popper. It wasn't as bad as I thought. And there's a saying, once you start you cannot stop. This was the exact feeling. I had so much fun!

Party Popper Singapore
Mountbatten Square
#03-38 (Next to Mountbatten MRT Station)
Singapore 398007
Tel: 98215128 (Marcus)

Thursday, August 10

[Media Invite] Tamoya Udon, One of Asia’s Most Popular Udon Chain, Launches New Hotpot Menu

Located at Liang Court, Tamoya Udon is where gourmands can savour authentic Japanese udon in Singapore. Tamoya  Udon was first established in 1996 by Chef Tamotsu Kurokawa, who was crowned the sanuki udon champion when he entered TV Champion, a reality cooking show in Japan.

Chef Tamotsu believes delicious udon can evoke smiles and happiness. As such, more than just food, his udon offerings are a token of appreciation to his guests for their patronage. The hotpots are heated upon ordering, so that the soup is kept simmered and piping hot throughout the meal.

Beef Sukiyaki Udon ($13.80)

Other than the udon and juicy beef slices, Tamoya Udon has included a few accompaniments: chinese cabbage, carrots, green  onions,  tofu, shiitake  mushroom,  enoki mushroom and shirataki. There are 3 ways to enjoy sukiyaki udon: dip the chewy udon into the egg mixture; immerse the udon in the soup for 1 minute to get a softer texture; or mix an egg with the soup and udon to enjoy them together.

Double Tempura Vegetable Udon ($13.80)

The Double Tempura Vegetable Udon comes with 2 crispy fried tempura prawns. Light and flavourful, Tamoya’s signature udon soup is made by boiling a pot of carefully chosen dried Japanese bonito. Then, only the first layer of the blend is collected.

Spicy Pork Miso Udon ($13.80)

For spicy food lovers, the spicy pork miso udon’s robust soup base with succulent pork packs a fiery kick bound to satisfy.

Maze Mix Udon ($8.80)

A dry rendition,  the Maze  Udon comes with 7 ingredients: spicy minced pork, green onions, leek, garlic, bonito powder, nori (seaweed), and egg. Toss them together and relish the explosion of flavours!

Tamoya Udon
Liang Court Shopping Centre
Singapore 179030

Wednesday, August 9

[Media Invitation] Get Lit at Tocha Bistro over Good Food & Drinks

Tocha (pronounced tor-shay) Bistro, the Portuguese word for ‘torch’, is aptly named for its aspiration to ignite change in the bistro/bar business. Located in the off beat Lavender district, Tocha Bistro offers an array of Western fare, bar bites, and selection of drinks, all at reasonable prices. Tocha Bistro has a 110-dining capacity,withits 80 alfresco seating along the Rochor River, offering light breeze in the late evening, and a brilliant sense of calmness from the hectic city life.

Mushroom Soup ($5.80)

The chunky diced button mushrooms within was nicely crafted. It definitely complement well with that garlic bread.
This soup is daily house made with chef's selection of mushroom. 

Smoked Duck Roll ($6.80)

Smoked duck, pork bacon, tomatoes, greens in tortilla wrap. A great appetizer to start before having your meal. 

Baked Scallops ($8.80)

Baked with mayonnaise & 3 types of cheese. Scallops and cheese lovers, you just got to order this!

A combo platter of iberico pork, tenderloin steak and lamb rack. Definitely for the meat lovers out there!

Grilled Salmon ($15.80) / Cod Fish ($19.80)

This is served with a tangy and citrusy honey mustard sauce to compliment the freshness of the pan-seared fish, along with grilled asparagus and sautéed potatoes and carrots on the side. Both the salmon and cod fish are equally enticing.

Hotel Boss
500 Jalan Sultan
Singapore 199020

Friday, August 4

Steigen x Sample Store influencers event

Started in 2013, Steigen focus on resolving Singapore’s laundry woes by incorporating the best of
German technology to raise the standards in quality, efficiency and design for automated laundry
systems. If you don't already know, Steigen products have been the choice of more than 10,000 homeowners. They also provides innovative solutions to dispel indoor drying misperceptions.

• Safe and Effortless
Operating with remote control, the system lift up to 35 kg of clothes in a touch.

• Energy Saving
The entire unit, even with Solar model, can be powered simply by a lighting point. It
dramatically reduces the energy consumption as compared to electric dryers and has an
energy saving function to shuts off the Solar tubes and fans automatically after 2 hours. The
LED lamp could double up as the service yard lighting.

• Quality and Performance
Incorporating German designed motor and upgraded circuit board, the system is built to last.

Steigen offers an array of innovative features for each individual:

Exalt + Flexi

A basic model that fulfils the primary needs of automated lifting and lowering. Ideal for laundry yard with sufficient sunlight and wind. Built-in powerful LED lights let you navigate in dimly lit areas. It is useful for people who does laundry at night. Extend telescopic poles to create additional hanging space. Poles are reinforced to support larger textiles without warping.

Exalt + Solar

Built-in heating technology to drive heat throughout laundry to allow clothes dry
evenly. Operates with only 0.9 kWh of energy, making it more energy efficient and reducing the
average drying time to 1- 2 hours. The system’s powerful motor lifts up to 35kg of heavy laundry with the touch of a button. Handle your laundry chores without breaking a sweat. Steigen’s signature Solar series brings more than just laundry drying.

Solar series have 3 key features that consumers are excited about.

True Indoor Sun Drying

Steigen’s Solar uses a unique air circulator design to ensure warmth of the Sun is deliver to all
clothes hanging on the rack. Solar will dry your delicate clothing at a range of 34 to 35 degree
celsius, equivalent to the temperate of the sun at noon time.

Fabric Care

Steigen’s Solar series is created to bring all the benefits of Sun drying at your convenience.
Solar mimic the gentle warmth of the Sun and dries your laundry in the most delicate way to
bring out the natural fluffiness of your clothes. The only difference between Solar and the sun
is that it contains no ultra-violet that may cause your clothes to fade.

• Hygienic
Steigen’s Solar series not just speeds up laundry drying but also ensure wellness your family
is taken care of. The warmth of the Solar helps eliminates 99.9% of bacteria and prevents
musty odour.

Completely in control

Intuitive control of all its functions to optimise efficiency.

To my readers and supporters, you are entitled to $50 off by entering STEIGEN50 at check-out here!

AZ@Paya Lebar
140 Paya Lebar Road
Singapore 409015