Mario & Luigi @ Lorong Kurau, Bangsar


Are you a fan of Italian cuisine? If you are, read on.
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Begining of this year, I had the chance to dine at Mario & Luigi in Bangsar along with a group of Yelp Elites and Yelpers. Mario & Luigi is a new addition to The BIG Group, serving classic Italian cuisine but in innovative ways. Mario & Luigi is located along Jalan Kurau in Bangsar, just a few doors down from Baba Low.

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Mario & Luigi has a minimalist interior and separated into 2 floors. The 1st floor is the dining area - "Mario"; and the 2nd floor "Luigi" is an intimate bar that serves some of their signature cocktails.
Our night started off with some yummy appetizer.

Burrata (RM 29). I love cheese and this Burrata is as creamy as cheese can get. The acidic balsamic vinegar and juicy sweet tomatoes worked perfectly in cutting-though the richness of the cheese, and I love hint of heat coming through from the radish. This is one appetizer that I would not get tired of.

Bruschetta (RM 18). Bruschetta is commonly-found in Italian cuisine and it can be done in many ways. Don't be deceived by this simple-looking toasted baguette and chopped-tomatoes. The tomatoes were sweet and juicy, and the baguettes were toasted perfectly.

Tuna Tartare (RM 38). The Tuna Tartare was light and refreshing. It has a nice balance of acidity, spiciness and aromatic herbs - which totally waken up my taste buds. The bread chips at the side gave the dish some crunchy texture when consume together with the tartare. Personally, this was definitely one of the highlights during dinner.

Tagliatelle (RM 78). If you enjoy truffles and runny egg yolks as much as me, you would definitely love this dish. The truffle butter sauce was aromatic but wasn't over-powering, and egg yolk add slight creaminess to the dish. This a simple dish that came with a punch of flavours.

Capellini (RM 58). The prawns were fresh and cooked to perfection, Squeeze in some lemon juice to brighten the dish.

Braised Short Ribs (RM 128). I LOVE red meat and tend to be extremely picky over how my meat is being done. The Braised Short Ribs was fork-tender and served with rich sauce over creamy polenta. If I have to nitpick on this dish, I would say that it probably needed some crunchy or crispy elements in it.

Lamb Rack (RM 288 - To share). Mario & Luigi definitely know what they are doing, as the lamb was succulent and flavourful. I love the pickled onions there to cleanse the palate but I would personally prefer my lamb to be gamier.

Tiramisu (RM 28). It's not surprise that we had Tiramisu as our dessert. The tiramisu was moist and had a nice balance of bitter-sweet of the coffee and cacao powder - a perfect way to complete our dinner at Mario & Luigi.

Despite the pricing are on the high side, Mario & Luigi has the nice ambiance for  those who seek for a quiet dining area and complete the night with a drink or two.

Address: 15A, Lorong Kurau, Taman Weng Lock, 59100 Kuala  Lumpur
Operation Hours: Lunch: 12pm to 3pm (Tuesday - Friday)
                                           Dinner: 7pm to 11pm (Tuesday - Sunday)
                                          Monday CLOSE
Contact: +603 2282 3571

For more information on Mario & Luigi, visit their Website or check out their Facebook

March Unboxing with Cubecrate!


Hello people! Hope y'all doing great despite the crazy weather that has been going on for weeks.

Today, I'm going to unbox my March mystery box from Cubecrate!

First and foremost, Claire Organics is back!

Luscious Cocoa Body Balm from Claire Organics. Cocoa has always been famous for its high anti-oxidant, and this body balm is loaded with these goodness which helps reducing skin stressers and sign of aging, minimizing stretch mark, deep hydration and soothing sensitive skin like eczema and psoriasis. The body balm is best use after bathing to replenish the moisture your skin losses during the shower,

Thanks a lot Mycare Malaysia for another skincare from White Formula, and this time is for normal to dry skin. I recently came across that White Formula's Super Moist Essence and Lotion is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED on famous Taiwan TV show - Beauty Queen.

Always felt booking a beauty session like spa or salon is very troublesome? With Bfab, you can be hassle-free while doing so. Bfab is an online platform that enables users to source for any beauty and wellness services around their neighbourhood, and make the booking by just a click away. It's really super convenient and I can start utilizing my gift voucher to do some much need self-pampering.

Some pretty sweet treats from Sweet Palate Dessert Studio. The meringues were absolutely a delight to have - buttery, melt-in-your-mouth and not overly-sweet! Totally delicious.Sweet Palate offers other cakes and baked good for all occasions, so if you are looking for nice cakes or cookies to serve your guests, Sweet Palate would certainly be a good choice.

A cute plushie with my name on it from Black Milk Project. All products at Black Milk Project are hand-drawn and hand-made, and you can get fun plush toys, tees, rompers and many more from them. They offer workshops too. Do check them out if you fancy art & craft.

My cute handmade plushie - 100% cotton, water-based non-toxic premium quality fabric ink, soft & cuddly polyfil stuffings, and machine washable.

Alakad is a platform that allows foodies to discover more new eateries and enjoy great discounts while dining out, and they have 3 different types of discounts for members to enjoy - 25% on food items, 2 items for the price of 1 (drinks or desserts), and 20% off on total bill. This is truly useful if you tend to dine out frequently like me.

Ready to be surprised by Cubecrate? Subscribe NOW and wait for your next surprises to be shipped to your doorstep. You can save more by subscribing for a longer period.

For more information on Cubecrate, visit their Website and follow their Facebook and Instagram to know more of their updates. 

Walffeine Cafe @ Sea Park, Petaling Jaya


It seems like ages since I last written a post on food. I've been super busy with my other writing job and did not really have the time to sort out and work on my blog. >.<

For the past few weeks, I seem to be on some waffle craze and I've recently visited Walffeine in Sea Park, Petaling Jaya. 
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Walffeine is located at the same row as Guardian Pharmacy, and it is considerably easy to spot the cafe. Walffeine started during mid of December 2015 and if you are a waffle lovers, this is definitely a place for you. Why? Because every food item on their menu has waffles - waffle burgers, waffle sandwiches and waffle desserts!
Their menu is simple and straight-forward, with the options of chicken or beef for their savoury waffles. 
Honey Mustard Fried Chicken - Single (RM 15.90), Double (RM 19.90). The waffle has a crunchy texture but slightly chewy on the inside. The chicken was fried till crispy and still moist on the side, runny egg yolk that ties the dish together, and the honey mustard has a nice balance of sweet and heat. Overall, a very satisfying choice.

Printcious - Precious Gifts From Your Heart!


Always thinking what gifts to give your family and friends? Looking for something that's unique or one-of-the-kind? If so, you are in luck and here I present to you - Printcious!

Printcious stands for "Printing of Your Precious Gifts", and they are an online platform that allows you to customize and DIY your gifts. They provide printing services on various items such as T-shirts, mugs, puzzles, phone cases, cushions and many more.

Printcious offers online design tool for you to customize your gifts and it only take few simple steps to do so!

Step 1: Login/Create an Account

Unboxing Cubecrate February Mystery Box


Another unboxing session with Cubecrate! For the past few months, Cubecrate has been sending me surprises after surprises, and let's see what we have in this February box!

Skincare and cookies. What could be more perfect to give a girl?!

Got my very first TheSabun product here from Cubecrate last month. Their products are all handmade with natural ingredients and are 100% chemical-free. 

Hanangell Skin Booster Review


Korea has always been a heaven for beauty-related stuff - from skincare, cosmetics to plastic surgery; and today, I like to talk about a product from Korean that I've stumbled upon recently.

Hanangell is one of Korea's latest advance beauty technologies. It is said to be greatly hydrating, smoothing, moisture whitening, and classifies to cosmeceutical grade skin care product.

The main components of the skin booster are made up from hyaluronic acid and collagen. The small molecular compounds in the skin booster have quick penetration into skin and, supplementation of collagen and moisture in human body itself.

It comes in 2 syringes of skin booster in a pack. A syringe of skin booster is equivalent to 10 sheets of facial masks, and it has 11 effectiveness:

KOSÉ SEKKISEI Trial Kit - Glow From Within


Hello lovely readers, I hope all of you had a great Chinese New Year!

My Chinese New Year started off with a big and pretty gift from KOSÉ Malaysia - a huge thanks to The Butterfly Project Malaysia

I just can't wait to see what's inside the pretty pink box!

The trial kit came in the prettiest way - with lots of pink and white balloons! Thanks to KOSÉ Malaysia for making it so fun to unbox the gift. ^_^ 

SEKKISEI was created based on an age-old 'beautiful translucent skin recipe', and they have been restoring translucence to women's skin for over 30 years with their gentle yet effective brightening products. 

When comes to healthy skin and beautiful complexion, it is never too early to start your beauty journey. Specially-designed for skin translucency, SEKKISEI products harness the power of Oriental Herb extracts - which are carefully selected from about 100 different plants, creating a harmonious and skin-loving formula that gives you brighter, even-toned and moisturized skin

Can you imagine your skin absorbing the benefits of these 100 different plants everyday?! 

Thanks to KOSÉ SEKKISEI and The Butterfly Project Malaysia, I had the chance to try out their 5 star products from the special edition trial kit.

Let's have a look at each of the product!

Be Beautiful and Hassle-Free: Booking Salon and Spa Near You Online


In today's world, we rely heavily on technology especially the almighty internet. From booking a flight to ordering food and making restaurant's reservation, we are always looking for ways that are most convenient. 

Recently, I came to know about a beauty and wellness platform in Klang Valley - Bfab. What is Bfab, you ask? They are an online platform that enables users to source for any beauty and wellness services around their neighbourhood, and make the bookings by just a click away. Bfab is owned by a team of entrepreneurs who wants to provide a transparent, trustworthy and convenient way to book a beauty & wellness appointment. 

Now, let's see how Bfab can ease your booking process!

Step 1: Login/Register an Account at www.bfab.my

Login to your account; but if you are a first time user, do remember to register an account with them.

Step 2: Choose Your Desired Service, Location and Date

Choose your desired service from the dropdown, key in the address and the date. 

For example, if I'm looking to have a nice and relaxing massage in SS2 area on the 20th February 2016:

Click "FIND", and you'll be directed to another page with a list of salons/centres for you to choose from.

Step 3: Choose Your Preferred Centres

A list of salons/centres will be provided. 
You can view each of them to know their location, operating hours, list of services and the pricing. 

Click the service you are looking for, and they will you the price and duration of the treatment. FYI, there are not hidden charges on the price shown. Pick the time and click "Checkout Now" once confirmed. 

Step 4: Personal Details & Payment
Double confirm your personal details, order summary and key in promo codes (if any). Click "Book", and your pampering session is confirmed!
With these simple steps, you can now source and start booking beauty salon and spa near you.
I always love to give goodies to my readers and I have another promo code for you lovely people. Insert the promo code BFABNOW to enjoy 20% off on any services. This code is usable for up to 4 bookings and only valid till 1st March 2016.
What are you waiting for? Book yourself a pampering session, and enjoy!

For more information:

Website: www.bfab.my
Facebook: Bfab



Chinese New Year Box X Cubecrate


2015 went by in the blink of an eye, and we are already welcoming Chinese New Year 2016! I have a feeling this is going to be a great year, and I hope all of you have a wonderful start of the new year. My very first surprise of the year was no other than Cubecrate, and let's see what mystery gifts I've received from the lovely people.

I used to love fortune cookies when I was young.

Let's see what we have from Cubecrate in their Chinese New Year box!

A lovey bright yellow key fob from The Batik Boutique. Batik is an ancient art that has been practicing for 2,000 years. It takes a lot of effort and time for this intricate dyeing process, and I'm sad to say that the art is slowly dying off. 

The Batik Boutique is a fair trade, social enterprise created to disrupt the cycle of poverty by providing sustainable skills training and jobs to artisans and seamstresses in Malaysia. Their products are created by hand by the artisans and seamstresses, and portion of their profits will be invested back into the communities to provide healthcare, financial literacy and continuing education.

On top of the practicality of the key fob (I don't need to dig too long for my set of keys anymore!), I really like to the bright yellow - it's so lively!

I truly love it when there are one or two beauty products in my mystery boxes. It's my first time coming across TheSabun, so I did some research on the brand. Their products are all handmade, with natural ingredients and are 100% chemical-free. Their product includes body scrub, lip scrub, lip balm, lip stain and cheek (lip tin), and facial scrub.