Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Wahhh dude seriously la.. the printer in my office is damn bloody slow.. need to print out the payslips n there's like 25 pages.. i started at 12.40, its now 1.19.. and only 16 pages have printed out.. bloody hell.

Im craving pavlova!!!!!! Omg the one at cedele looks so good i want to marry it.

Sunday, April 27, 2008

i had the nicest wkenddddddddddd. :) ugh wish i didnt have to go back to work tmw.. but i'm glad i enjoyed myself the last few days.. the worst thing is when u have a tiring long wk at work and end up not doin anything fun over the wkend.. some rejuvenation is in order! For some weird reason i was craving wine.. i dun usually CRAVE wine la.. its quite rare.. so when i was having some withdrawal symptoms i called my alco partner in crime ( she's called malibooze for a reason ;) ) and practically begged her to do something on friday night. Shola, mal n i met at orchard n made our way to dempsey.. took a nice walk uphill (wearing heels was abit of a mistake) to Hacienda. Ok all the places in dempsey are bloody gorgeous la.. such nice alfresco chillout joints.. i loveeee. We got there at 8.40 and happy hour was on until 9pm so we decided to order like all our drinks one shot haha.. might as well make use of happy hour right.. not like we're rolling in money. We ended up ordering 7 drinks.. the guy taking our order couldnt seem to come to terms with the fact that the three of us wanted to order so many drinks.. he kept making sure that it was juz for the three of us.. poor fella. We got the lychee martini, green apple martini, cosmopolitan, mojito, peach margarita, bellini and a hoegarden... weirdly enough i ended up not getting wine.. was layzie to choose la i'm such a fusspot so decided to stick wit the cocktails. Most cocktails were $10 durin happy hour ($15 otherwise), bellini was $13 and the hoegarden was $9.. not sure of the non happy hour prices for the last two but think its plus $5 la.. then we got cajun wedges and a cheese pizza ( i have bestowed my vegetarian-ness onto the girls).. cant remember how much the food was but e 3 of us paid like around $30 each for drinks & food. Prawn boy joined us a little later.. n he came bearing gifts for all of us!! 50 points for prawn! :) Sho n i got a little bat keychain..its quite cute .. looks a little bit lyk prawn :) And he got mal a ring.. engaged already la those two.. coupling of the year or wattttt ;) Since i had work the next day i had to leave by tennish.. so uncool right.. sigh.. but i had lyk the most "bomb diggity in the pants" time.

Saturday afternoon rolls around.. im tired as hell after work but determined to make the most of my semi off day.. was supposed to meet boyfriend but he was realli tired n konked out so i decided to go town by myself.. get a book.. have yummy coffee or something.. then prawn called n said he n mal were thinking of gettin a drink so we all decided to hang out together-gether la. I met the laubirds at chijmes.. we had drinks & dinner at cosafe. I got a glass of white wine (yay finally!) which was yuummmmyyyyy.. for food we shared the fish & chips, margherita pizza (again with the veggieness) and garlic bread. I thought the food was really good and i was super stuffed.. and happy high from my one glass of wine. Shola joined us a little later n we decided to go to Gotham.. we're quite the spontaneous bunch.. which is not always a good thing esp since i was so not dressed for clubbing. But its ok i'm off the market anyways ;) Gotham was fun as usual.. we got in free thanks to prawn's powderfoo networking haha.. left around 4 and went home happy & satisfied that i made the most of my saturday.. but also missing the boyfriend leetle bit la.

Sunday afternoon.. i wake up at 1ish.. on saturday Siva n I made plans to have hi tea at sheraton hotel on sunday so called him to confirm the plans.. everything was good to go so i made reservations at 3.30. We actually got there on the dot.. so proud of our punctuality.. we're usually always late cuz uncle realli takes forever to get ready.. he takes longer than me ok.. i dun understand how that's possible. The reason we decided on hi tea at Sheraton was cuz i had the citibank 1 for 1 hi tea promo that was expring end of the month so decided to check it out la. The hi tea served was the english kind.. not international.. so it was served on a 3 tier stand with scones,pastries and finger sandwiches.

Ok.. im officially addicted to scones.. hot scones with cream n jam.. im salivating juz thinkin about it now.. i wantttt moreeeee! The selection was pretty good.. and quite filling.. we were both full but it was the just nice kinda full-ness.. not the stuffed till you cant walk straight kind which is wat we usually get ourselves into heh. We decided to jalan-jalan arnd town for abit then he went for prayers n i went swimmingggggg. I love swimming in the evening.. the pool's so empty and the reflection of the lights on the water is sooo pleeettyyy. Ended of my eventful wkend with a mountain of home-cooked food :) I had rice, rasam, an assortment of veggie stuff like tofu n mock meat.. n chips.. n raita.. then i had a bowl of strawberry cheesecake ice-cream :) But its ok i refuse to feel guilty.. i mean i did go for a swim so i guess its ok right (although the swim was to counter my foodlicious friday,saturday and sunday afternoon) :)

Ughhhh.. i have to sleep sooonnn.. workkkk.. but thurs is a holiday so i have something to look forward to.. yay!! Thank God for public holidays man.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Been meaning to take a short trip to bintan n have been doin some research on prices and packages from different travel agencies. There's this website that shows the different pacakges to bintan from the agencies in singapore and i saw an offer from this agency called "travel links" that seemed to be the best so far, so i excitedly called them up.

Ladyfromtravellinksagency(LFTLA): *says something in chinese*

Me: Um hello?

LFTLA: *says more stuff in chinese*

Me: *decides to heck it and speak in english* Hi i saw you have a travel package to bintan?

LFTLA: *again with the chinese but i know she mentioned bintan somewhere*

(i was hoping that since i hadnt already responded to her in chinese she wud get the point but guess i had to spell it out for her)

Me: sorry i dont speak chinese

LFTLA: *apparently still doesnt get the point*

Me: um.. i dont speak chinese?

LFTLA: oh.. no chinese.. hold on ah

(transfers call to another lady who i figured prob speaks english)

Newladyfromtravellinksagency(NLFTLA): *says something in chinese*

averyirritatedme: I DONT SPEAK CHINESE

NLFTLA: oh.. you travelling bintan issit? what date?

Me: I actually called to enquire about this travel package i saw on this website for a banyan tree 2D/1N promo at $298.

NLFTLA: $298?? wait lemme check ah

*so i hold for a bit*

NLFTLA: this one minimum 5 pax must travel

Me: No i saw on the website its for twin sharing

NLFTLA: for twin? Maybe you give me your contact i check this and call you back

*ok so all that's done.. about 2 mins she calls me back*

NLFTLA: Hello Miss ah.. i check already, this price dun have on our website leh, u sure u got the right website? ours is travel links.

Me: Ya i didnt get it on your website i got it on this website called *m tryin to explain but she cuts me off*

NLFTLA: no that is wrong website, our website is

Me: *im still being very calm thru all this* no no i didnt get it from YOUR website. I'll give you the other address you can check it out, travel-pear *she cuts me of*

NLFTLA: no that one not our website you get wrong website.

Me: *dont really know wat else to do so i laugh* Ok nevermind then.

NLFTLA: *she laughs too prob thinking "the non-chinese speaking idiot finally gets my point"*

*we hang up*

sigh.. im realli not asking for much.. im not asking for english straight out of the oxford dictionary.. but i think the least one is allowed to expect is for people in the customer service line to speak basic english yes?

Sunday, April 20, 2008

at gorgeous P.S cafe for shola's birthday

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my very own McDrooly ;)
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ok. P.S. I Love You is officially up there with Love Actually and Notebook. Finally watched it yesterday.. actualli i'm glad i didnt watch it in the theatre cuz i was sniffing like every 5 minutes.. would have been quite embear doin that in public :) Aiya its sucha gorgeous movie.. and the danny guy from grey's (spelt it right this time) anatomy was in it!! They shud have come up with a nick for him too in grey's.. likeee.. McDrooly. oooo me likey :)

Friday was prawn boy's birthday.. Happy Birthday Prawn!! On thursday he invited us to have dinner with him at Indian Grill.. i've never been there so was quite excited.. i love indian food la. dunno bout the rest but i totally stuffed my face.. Dinner was great and the company was fab.

Thanks prawn! Hope u had a great birthday.. i was quite sore that ya'll went angel's share without me :( im lyk the social outcast thanks to my job. I need a holidayyyyyyyyyyyyyy.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

MC week on idol.

I HEART JASON! He's so quirky la..he's lyk this big dope.. plus he's performed two of my fav. songs - halleluhah and e hawaiian rendition of over the rainbow - n did total justice to them.. n the facial expressions! very cute la.... My dad likes the david dude.. the young fart not the rocker.. his exact words were,

" i like the young fella"

???? .. yea i was pretty freaked out too heh.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

on the hunt for a nice dress with sleeves that doesnt cost an arm & a leg...

us with the birthday girl at shina's white, gold and silver themed 21st
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this realli was very traumatising for me as u can see
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Sunday, April 13, 2008

i love lazy sundays. Im sucha a couch potato.. or rather floor potato haha.. for some reason i prefer sittin on the floor rather than the sofa. Maybe cuz the sofa in my room is lyk from ten yrs ago and not very comfortable heh.

I juz watched the most gorgeous movie on cable.. ok maybe its not the MOST gorgeous but its definately one of the nicer movies ive watched in a long time.. its called "Catch and Release".. I dunno when the movie came out in theatres cuz i've neva really heard of it before.. call me ulu. Ahh.. talk about feel good movies man.. a little on the chick flick side but i think the guys would dig it too. Speaking of movies.. feels like i havent caught one (almost typed "catched".. wats up wit my engris lately) in ages.. last movie i watched was step up 2.. was dying to watch P.S i love u but didnt have the time.. ooo sex and the city movie is comin out in june i think.. or july.. i hope its good... i L.O.V.E the series. Think i've watched all the seasons lyk ten times over.

Can i pls say tt working on saturdays suckkkk. I have the absolutely shortest wkend.. my friday nights are gone.. my saturdays arent much fun after havin gone to work for half the day.. and sundays i juz feel lyk crashin infront of the tv.. and when i DO go out on saturdays i'm really the dead fish of the party. Yesterday we made our way down to one degree fifteen at sentosa for shinaboo's 21st. When we saw her at steph's bday at clarke quay she was happily inviting us all to her party at sentosa resort.. clueless to the fact that latsy was planning her surprise party at one marina.. on a freakin yacht. Haha i thot my 21st was the most happenin wat with the stripper n gorgeous hotel room n all but ok shina u win la.. it was such a nice change from the usual khalsa club room with the corny MC and DJ and the weird games and the changing of outfits all. The place was so nicely done up with the candles and the pics and the flowers.. and the CAKEEEEE. I've been hooked onto strawberry shortcake since i tried it at latsy's bday dinner at new york new york (shina, juz got reminded of urs and artsy's half chicken cesar salad haha) and i was so super excited to be reunited with my gorgeous strawberry shortcake yesterday.. or more like the cake was reunited with my fat gut.. i think i took like 5 helpings.. yum. I have to admit tho.. i was being a bit of a chicken on the yacht.. was positvely going into hyperventilation mode everytime i had to go stand near the edge of the boat.. and dun even get me started on getting onto the yacht in the first place.. but with the help of my own personal pep squad i managed to get on and off "CORCICA" (i think that was the name of the yacht?) without MUCH fuss. Anyways shinaboo.. hope u had a blast and thanks for having us.. :)

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

In honour of Miss Shola's birthday, we made our way down to dempsey last night for dinner. Mal, prawn and I met Siva at orchard station then we cabbed it from wisma.. ok slight digression.. taxi fares in cbd area are a bitch! from Wisma to dempsey it was lyk 13bucks.. that's ridiculous la.. We were to have dinner at P.S cafe and none of us knew where exactly it was and how to direct the taxi uncle so basically we went around dempsey lyk thrice and finally we got down from the cab and decided to juz ask directions and find our way there. After alot of "go straight and turn left" and with the help of our human GPS system (Sivalam) we finally found the place. Now ive heard alot of reviews abt P.S cafe and not very nice ones at that (eg. crappy food.. not great quality for the price, service needs improvement etc) so i was expecting the worst.. so i was really pleasantly surprise when i stepped into the cafe. The place is sooo pretty.. i took one look around and decided that i was gonna be coming back here again. The first half of the restaurant is lyk some comfy coffee area with sofa-like seats.. and then there's the dining area and also an alfresco area.

The 4 of us were the first to arrive.. darling birthday girl was lyk "on her way" as she always is haha (but i guess this is the one and only time in the year that we let her get away with her *ahem* punctuality) and a few others were coming a little later for drinks. I was really super hungry and was very tempted to be a rude child and get my main b4 shola came but in the end we just got some fries ($9) and some side bread with dip ($5) to keep us going till the VIP arrived. Ok i have to say the fries are lyk the yummiesttttttt.. fat chips with yummy yummy dip.. they gave us bbq and aioli.. i LOVE aioli.. another aussie fav of mine.. i remember in perth Bhav and I were eating EVERYTHING with aioli and sweet chilli haha. I was in a realli good mood after having the chips.. carbs are my pick me up :) explains alot i know haha.. shola came soon after and we finally ordered our mains.. mal and i got the fish and chips to share ($24), Siva got the duck rendang with rice ($24) Shawn the yindian boy got some lamb kofta curry ($24) and shola got this veal thingy ($22). When we were finally served our mains we immediately whipped out our digi cams n little camera phones cuz the presentation of all the dishes was so prettyyy and i was getting ready to go trigger crazy.. UNTIL they tole us that they don't allow photography of the food. Heh.. i was actually devastated.. i know that devastated is quite a strong dramatic word but realli.. took me a while to get over it.. i mean pretty-looking dishes like that are meant to be captured on camera first b4 we devour them! But i think we managed to take lyk 2-3 pics b4 we were told about their policy so i'll try to post some pics up later. The food was actually not bad.. the fish and chips was battered and im more a fan of crumbed fish n chips but i still thot it was pretty alrite.. and it came with my new favourite chipsss :) The rest seemed to be enjoying their food too and the portions are quite hearty.. so if you're planning to go there and you're a small eater i suggest get dishes to share cuz u absolutely have to leave space for DESSERT. The cakes are displayed near the front of the cafe around the host stand and I was going crazy reading all the lables. Sho went out of the cafe for a bit so we took the opportunity to choose a cake for her from the yummy selection. We told the staff that it was our friend's birthday and asked if they could arrange for a slice of the brownie with a candle on top.. they said sure AND they even offered to sing. Sho came back in and within 5 mins later the whole crew came to our table with the cake singing "happy birthday". Sho was pretending to b all embarrased but i know she was loving every minute of it, rite sho :) Siva and I were eyeing the sticky date cake since like dunno when so we got a slice of that as well. This sticky date slice compared to the one from marmalade was more indulgent.. the one from marmalade was a nice light dessert whereas this one was one of those realli sinful desserts.. definately meant to be shared. I think the cakes are from $10-$14 bucks per slice.. but big slices and with ice cream.. very worth it.. very sinful.. very addictive.. very yum.

After dessert the girls and I took a short walk to check out the alfresco area.. I would have loved to dine alfresco but it was raining earlier in the day and the area was a little damp.. and i din know if the rest would share my passion for the great outdoors so decided to save it for my next visit.. and yes im definately going back. I've already got it all planned out in my head :) We took a nice long walk to the main road and after a challenging trek in my painful heals and our encounter with the most big-ass spider i've seen in spore we finally made it to the bus-stop. Aahh.. being in dempsey is lyk being in some ulu area.. i was actually very happy to see the bus stop.. felt like i was back in civilisation again.. but that's also y i love dempsey.. its quite accessible, lyk 10 mins from town but once ure in there it feels like another island altogether.. like a mini getaway. All in all it was a GREAT night.. fabulous company.. good food..great desserts.. friendly service and alot of camwhoring.. hope the birthday girl had as much fun as i did haha. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHOLAAAA.. WE LAU U LONG TIME! :)

my all time favourite photo
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pics from past few birthdays
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Monday, April 07, 2008

I just realised that there's so much i didnt blog about.. like my birthday! :) Im such a birthday person and in about 2 hours it will be Shola's birthday (although her real SECRET birthday falls on 7th April) so i'm lyk sorta in the bday spirit. This got me going through the pics on my computer from my last few bdays. I used to have pics from my 21st on my lappie (and a certain stripper on my ACTUAL lappie ;) ) until it crashed.. and with it went all the pics from my 1st year in perth.. but i recently discovered i had like maybe 2 shots from my 21st on flickr.. and i was super happy to find them.. especially the one with mal, bhav n me.. i absolutely loveee that pic.. i look so.. vulnerable. haha. All i can think about when i look at the pic is how throughout the whole blind-fold process - when i was being led from my room in currie to the car and then to ramaish's house - i never in my wildest imagination would have guessed wat those clowns had in store for me. I wish i still had the video la.. stupid computer crashes are the worst. Lesson of the day kiddos.. BACK UP YOUR SH*T. :)

Sigh.. that was definately one of the best birthdays.. i absolutely loveee surprises.. big ones, small ones, tiny ones, fat ones.. i love em allllll. So its no surprise *pun not intended* that my last birthday, my 24th, was one of those fabulous birthdays that go down in history. It started on the eve of my actual birthday (as they all do) with dinner at a "surprise venue" with Sivalam. We ended up going to Vansh.. this Indian fusion restaurant located by the stadium waterfront that ive been wanting to check out since lyk a realli long time ago and the clever boy knows how to take a hint so he very efficiently made reservations for two AND he specified for a table by the river. So clever this boy i tell u :) The place is realli realli pretty.. the inside of the restaurant looks damn gorgeous as well and the food was yummmmm. We got the lamb kebabs for starters.. now i know most of ya'll are thinking "ragi ate lamb??".. well yes i did and mainly because everytime I eat out with the boy he usually doesnt get much meaty stuff cuz when we order our mains we usually get stuff that the other can steal bits from.. and i eat only veggie and selected fish/calamari dishes so usually that's the variety we get. So i decided that since he put in so much effort in like picking the place and dressing up (he looked so cute tt day) I should at least let him be a bit of a carnivore. So we got the lamb. :) We also got naan, some paneer (cottage cheese) dish and some potato dish.. and while waiting for our food to arrive we were served with complimentary pappad with yummy dips. The pappad was rolled into lyk those nonya love letter thingies and served in these cute wine glasses.. very stylo mylo :) I majorly gutsed on the pappad.. asked for second serving all.. so naturally when the starter and mains arrived i got full really fast.. and surprsingly he did too. I always count on the boy to help me finish my food so that i dun feel bad about wasting it heh. Anywayss we were so super stuffed tt we had to doggy bag some naan and some of the gravy. After a nice walk along the river and a surprise bday cake from vansh i was dizzy with birthday fever. He asked if i wanted to check out Graze for drinks and i was really tempted but i had to wake up early to go to the temple with my dad the next day (birthday tradition) so figured it was best to go home. That sums up pre birthday dinner.

On actual birthday i wake up early.. go temple.. chillax wit dad for a bit.. con him into buying me two bottles of perfume (hugo and clinique's happy heart) and then i took a cab home cuz dad had some marketing to do. Haha he's quite a domesticated daddy.. Mom was at home sleeping.. she likes to sleep in late so its all good. In the cab i called siva lyk a million times to make sure he woke up cuz we were alllll going to the ZOOOOOOOOO. i love the zoo.. i loveeeee the zoooo. I got home, changed out of my good yindian girl clothes, into some zoo friendly wear and met Siva along AMK/YCK. We took a cab down to the zoo and met the rest there. It was quite a big group.. they werent juz there for my bday la im not THAT important haha stef n all were there with lil triston.. then sho and malibu.. prawn.. it was so nice.. it was really royal treatment for a day la.. everyone just gives in to you.. just the way life should be :) I had to leave the zoo earlier than the rest cuz i was suppossed to have dinner with the parents so Siva n i left first around 5.. took a bus back and i had lyk maybe 2 mins to breathe b4 i had to bathe n get ready for dinner. I wore my new dress.. the one i fell in love with at phuture.. and after everyone (yes all 3 important members of the household) were ready we took a cab to OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE *cheers n claps wildly* Ok the extra enthusiasm is due to the fact that i work there :) But that place has the best desserts.. Dinner ended up being complimentary and i realli wasnt expecting that.. was expecting lyk the usual management discount so that was really sweet.. and the whole crew came out to sing to me with the signature brownie (to die for).. a little embear but heck.. bdays are only once a year rite. After dinner parents decided they wanted to go for a lomanteec walk and i was suppossed to meet the rest again so we went our seperate ways.

Met siva at the MRT station and we went to clarke quay.. then we met malibooze n prawnboy and we started walking to God knows where.. i realli had no idea where they were going cuz it was meant to be another surprise. Finally we ended going to Mama's Caribean Bar at clarke quay.. its lyk nearer to the taxi stand.. lyk near coffee club n all. Most of the darlings were already inside.. mostly the dirty d's like shola, cherylite.. cherylite's hamster.. n KAARTSYYY.. wasnt realli expecting her to b there cuz she's not very into the whole club/bar scene so was realli touched she came. Aartsy n shiks also came in abit later.. wasnt expecting the young ones so tt was nice too :) Mama's is a nice rasta/reggaeish place with a live band.. i got called up on stage and siva joined me lyk 2 mins later.. at first they wanted us to do a sexy dance together (???) but i managed to get out of that by saying it was my birthday and maybe the boyfriend should do a dance for me.. so he did :) the group temporarily migrated from our comfy sofa area to the table near the front of the stage n were cheering n taking pics.. haha it was good fun.

We left Mama's at around 11ish i think? Mal,prawn,cher,ham,siva n I went to Gotham after that.
Gotham.. was.. fun :) I shall not go into detail but lets juz say it was a little recap of my 21st haha.. after gotham we went to chilies.. ok chilies on the other hand.. not so fun.. very crowded.. no aircon/ventilation.. and some guy got his head smashed thru the balcony door. So that pretty much was our cue to leave.. i was having a pretty perfect bday so far and i wasnt about to let a bunch of mama's ruin it for me so yep.. we left and decided to officially call it a night.

Well.. that was a pretty detailed post about my 24th :) I had a blast and would like to thank (albeit a very belated thank you) all the darlings tt showed me some lurveeeeeee. *muacks*

Sunday, April 06, 2008

the yummy choc banana cupcake with peanut butter frosting
remains of the sticky date pudding.. we attacked it b4 any pics cud b taken :)
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crabmeat linguine
chocolatey cupcake
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Friday, April 04, 2008

wooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!! hi :)
ok.. i know there have been times when i dun blog for a while n then i come back n say "i know its been a while".. butttt.. this realli is the mother of all "i know it's been a while" statements. So yea.. I know its been a while :) To say i was un-inspired would be saying the very least. Was reading all the past entries.. and then i suddenly felt lyk blogging again.. I dunno about the rest of you but something is different about the way i write now when compared to my posts when i was in Perth. I guess you could call it "more grown up" but.. i dunno... i really miss being carefree.. yes even with Uni and lyk major assignments and exams around the corner i was still in my own happy perfect world. How i used to live for my shopping sprees.. heh.. it really was a different life altogether. Am hoping to go back sometime in January.. yes its a long time from now but am actually saving up and trying to convince the boyfriend to come along cuz i realli want him to c wat i fell in love with.. and wat i've been goin on so much about.

Does anyone still read my blog?

Anyhoo.. this is pretty much my life now : Work, sometimes dinner after work, go home,jog, watch abit of tv and then hit the sack.. can't realli blame me for not blogging rite.. wat with my exciting daily adventures and all :) I guess the only time i try to do something exciting is on saturdaes.. if i have the energy. I work on saturdaes as well (half-day but still..) so am usually half asleep by 11pm saturday nights.

For some reason ive been a major foodie the last 7-8 months or so.. it all started with planning on where to go for Siva's bday in sep 07.. i did an insane amount of research on the internet.. and i became so into checking out yummy places online that even after his bday was over i still tried to keep myself updated with the latest foodilicious places in town. Its actualli become an obsession.. ah yes.. me and my obsessions.. well at least ive progressed and moved on from underaged med students :) I swear reading some of my earliest posts made me cringe... i was suchhhhh a drama queen! Anywayss back to my new obsession.. so i research nice places to eat and then i drag Siva to check them out with me.. and he's quite a coffee shop boy.. so more often than not he ends up not too impressed with the places i suggest. Still.. he's usually quite obliging.. the last place we checked out was the marmalade pantry at palais renaissance.. food was alrite.. not fabulous but still good.. i guess main attraction here is the dessert selection. They have a detailed menu on their website (although prices have increased by about one to two dollars from the website prices) so i alreadi sorta planned my meal (and his too haha) b4 we got there. The main reason i was dying to go there was cuz they had falafel roll on their menu.. and sticky date pudding.. I used to have falafels and sticky date pudding all the time when i was in Perth and i hadn't had it since then so i was dyingggggg to check out the one at marmalade. I had the falafel roll($16), he had crabmeat linguine($22) and we ordered wedges to share($5). Actualli on the menu it said homemade dips with wedges for $9.. but the wedges were served to us without any dip so i think thats y they charged us $5.. i asked the girl that served if there's any dips for the wedges and she was like "umm chilli or ketchup?" haha.. but service overall was alrite.. pretty friendly crew. As for desserts, we had sticky date pudding, some chocolatey cupcake and banana and chocolate cupcake wit peanut butter frosting.

The verdict : I guess it was alrite.. Wedges was normal la.. i mean how different can wedges get rite.. its more the sauces that give it that kick.. n since this one came without any dips it was juz normal.. i din mind paying 5 bucks for that.. falafel not as yummy as the ones u get in perth(falafel with the lot - cheese,egg, salad and of course falafel pattie.. and yummyy sauces.. the perfect after clubbing grub.) but still passable. Crabmeat linguine.. Siva was pretty happy with it.. i think he would have liked the portions to be a bit bigger but he said it was really tasty. I liked it too but im not a huge fan of crabmeat so i wasnt exactly jumping out of my seat. Sticky date pudding was very yum.. was tryna remember how the one in perth tasted like but my memory fails me so cant really compare. chocolatey cupcake was pretty normal.. nothing great.. a bit "gelat" after a while.. choc banana cupcake was yummm.. but i think im more of an ice cream or creamy dessert person.. cupcakes abit too dry la.. but if u're a cupcake person then m sure u will enjoy the ones at marmalade :)

Ahh so am finlly able to cross out at least one restaurant from the many on my list to try :) The list includes one rochester, graze, angel's share, sanobar, cugini, zambuca and rang mahal (both r located in pan pac hotel). Its not that extensive rite? I think poor Siva is a little scared haha.. i cant help itttt... am a sucker for yummy food in nice places.. am really NOT the coffee shop kinda chick.. im sure i sound lyk an uptown bit*h but im sorry.. u know how in coffee shops there's all these old aunty n uncles clearing the phlegm in their throats and blowing their noses into the dustbins.. yes? Or have i just been going to all the wrong coffee shops.. haha but ya that's wat i always see/hear when i go to a coffee shop and i realli cant eat after that.. im not even bein a brat about it la its just me.. I lose my apetite really easily. And im not asking for fine dining.. mackers or KFC is fine with me.. or the prata shop even.. juz as long as its free of phlegm-clearing patrons. That's really not too much to ask rite :)

So if anyone has any suggestions for a place with good food and lovely alfresco/waterfront setting pleaseee share with me!

Yay.. im pretty happy that i blogged.