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Monday, November 24, 2014

Carousel @ Royal Plaza on Scotts



This place was voted best buffet in Singapore 5 years in a row and serves up a halal spread that you can bring your Muslim friends to as well. Every couple of months there is a special event and the last one was Authentic Hokkaido Hometown Favorites.


This is just the regular buffet that I am having tonight for dinner, it's an incredible variety of dishes. Some people like to choose their favorite dish and just have that. Me? I like to sample a little of everything and by the time I am done, I'll be stuffed. Doing the same here is a challenge that I had to spread out into 2 visits instead.


My favorite part of this buffet is the Mediterranean fare - stuffed vine leaves, olive tapenade, baba ghanoush, hummus, cheese stuffed peppers ... hhmm...


But, the waiter seated me near the local cooked food section. The pasta station is always crowded so I had the prepared plates instead that was unbelievably delish! Ravioli in crab infused broth, bbq roast meats, beef broth and indian briyani.


I mistakenly took frozen yogurt that is super sour coz it's part of the breakfast bar paired with muesli and cereal. The real ice-creams are next to these 3 chocolate fountains.


Free flow coffee and tea from the dispensers.



Friday, November 21, 2014

Suburbia



A murder mystery role-playing game that throws the title character into the suburbs where she inherits an old house from a suspected dead rockstar. Fulfill objectives by searching for stuff, talking to neighbors and carrying out tasks. You can develop your house as you wish and even dress up your character. I am at level 32 and the game seems to have halted as new storyline gets developed, can't wait for the new turn in events.



Thursday, November 20, 2014

Roberto Cavalli A/W 2014/15



Roberto Cavalli has an absolutely beautiful collection this season that I think is inspired by China. The elements of Fire and Water are seen throughout the collection and the dresses have an interesting panel skirt that looks like traditional Chinese garb.


Including this kaftan that looks like a travelling blanket casually thrown over her.


True to form, Roberto Cavalli is always sleek and sexy, so we see deep v necks and tight pants.


Fur aside, I really love embroidered dresses and can't get enough of those patterned pants.


Just Cavalli carries more fun pieces, clothes are still colourful and patterns varied. However, there is a sophisticated delivery of dresses this season, making this collection something worth looking forward to in the stores.



Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Taiwan Souvenirs



More free stuff from family, coz they just got back from vacationing in Taiwan!


Facial masks were really expensive at $10 each, it's supposed to be chockful of organic ingredients. Gummies were amazing! And I saw those tea packets online, can't wait to try it out.



Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Plump Perfect Firming Body Soufflé


For mature women who want anti-aging care for their whole body and not just their faces. EA has extended its ceramide, anti-wrinkle line into a body souffle for everyday use. Sold in half pound frosted containers, so consumers won't be afraid to slather up on this body moisturizer daily. This is not our first tub of EA ceramide body cream.



Monday, November 17, 2014

Asia Pacific Food Expo 2014


Asia Pacific Food Expo @ Expo this Friday 21 Nov to Tuesday 25 Nov. Taiwan has Shihlin street market, we have our food expos. It's one giant street market indoors and air-conditioned. It just gets a little crowded that's all.


I do eat the food sold there. However, the main reason I make a trip there is for the wide variety of food products on display, all at reasonable prices.



Friday, November 14, 2014

Happy Family



This is an open-play game that follows a family through vacations, home-improvement projects, gardening and exotic pets. Random, time-based objectives appear as you play and you can decide if you want to take it up or not. I am at Level 35 and fully expanded, no more changes to the layout expected.