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Dreamworks Experience, Macau #Day 1 (Part 1)

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Our flight was at 6.30am, so mum and I woke up about 3 something and left for the airport at 4am. It was a very early flight indeed and an unfortunate event happened on the aircraft. Thankfully it wasn’t us!

I was sleeping soundly next to my mum when someone shouted out: ‘拿钱出来!!’ (Take out the money!) Everyone woke up and couldn’t go back to sleep after that. I mean, hearing that phrase, I thought there was a terrorist or big time robber on board. Genius, couldn’t he say something like, ‘THIEF! GIVE ME BACK MY MONEY!’ Bloody hell, gave me an unnecessary fright! From then onward, everyone was wide awake and started to chatter among themselves.

This thief was a mainland Chinese, scrawny and scared-looking man. The men he stole from were double his size. He stole about RM500 from them when they were sleeping and one of their friends, a lady saw the incident. This sneaky thief gave her RM200 quickly, not knowing that she was one of their friends. Of course the lady quickly told her friends to catch this thief. Everyone witnessed the thief had 5 RM100 notes with him so he said, ‘Okay, I’ll give it back to you!’ But the men didn’t want to let him go so easily. They didn’t want to take the money just yet, and want to hand him over to the police when we touch down (Which was 2 hours from then). Mr. Thief constantly changed seats for no reason and were being watched by two big men. When we touched down, we were held up for a good half an hour. What an exciting way to start my Macau trip. Police came in and took photographs, asked questions.. They couldn’t find the 5 RM100 notes, so they turned the place upside down. But after a while, they let the rest go off.. Sadly, I don’t know what happened to the stupid thief after that. Not that I cared much. Sheraton Macau > Stupid thief

 

Couldn’t sleep after the loud noises, so I ate .. Super salty. Ugh.

 

Mum didn’t bother much, she was pretty upset though.. She was just about to fall asleep.

 

Using my S4 camera only! Look so gorgeous, eh?? :D

They look like they came out from a TVB show. :P If you know what I mean.. Hee, I secretly took the photograph with my S4.

Main entrance of Sheraton Hotel, Macau

Looks like you’re booking for tickets to a movie eh?

For VIPs, media and members.

Pretty nice to have a lil’ lounge at SPG side.

 

My media passes! (Yes, that’s a media pass to watch the movie Turbo too)

I dislike waiting at the lift.. It’s extremely cold. But thankfully the lifts are super efficient

Our room!

 

Don’t you think the white outlines of the drawers form a camera shape ?

Our view from the room……… Not exactly very good lookin’.

Okay, we get a glimpse of the pool. Not that bad.

It’s so amazing, isn’t it? I love how they have odd shaped ‘holes’ with stoned edges instead of the regular rectangular.

Koi Kei bakeries everywhereeeeeeee.

Xin, Sheraton Macau Hotel, Cotai Central
Website

Operation Hours: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm / 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

 

 

6 types of soups you can choose from for the hot pots (Steamboat)
I took the  sichuan one. It’s spicy! :D

 

 

I was just looking at him slice meat for about 5 minutes… SO COOL ..

 

  

 

Their signature cocktail – sour plum mojito is absolutely refreshing.


 

Ahhh!!!! The char siew is unbelievable! Perfect Iberico Pork from Spain with just enough fats and lean meat, thick enough.. Ahh, blissful life, I tell you.

I only have this much time to update till here today.. :X Time to do my assignments now ! Taaa

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Where to go for Ramadan 2012 ?

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kitchen art

Go to Kitchen Art, Empire Hotel for their gearbox soup !
Holy moly, the size of those things would just blow you away!
RM86++ per person

one world

Cinnamon Cafe, One World Hotel for their fabulous tender roast lamb !
I was there photographing everything else because I saw a crowd at the roast lamb stall . Walked around to take other photographs and poof! 10 minutes late to photograph the roast lamb, and oh my goodness, it’s already gone. Finished by the in house guests!
Budget : RM100 – 120 per person

sunway putra

Try Coffee House, Sunway Putra Hotel for their special nasi ambeng !
Bet you don’t know what’s nasi ambeng .. It’s actually a special Jawa dish symbolising luck !
RM88++ per person

kgpa

Go to KGPA for their wide selection of noodles ! Of assam laksa, curry mee and mee soto!
RM58 per person

dorsett

For some super spicy balitong and an evening with Celebrity Chef Jaafar Onn singing to you , head over to Checkers Cafe, Dorsett Regency KL !
The balitong is really some super duper spicy good stuff . About the singing … Well , I ain’t a fan .
RM80++ per person

iketeru

Lastly, head down to Iketeru, Hilton KL for their special muhibbah bento set !
This is a special one . And probably the only Japanese restaurant to have a special Ramadan promotion for those non-Muslims ! (:
RM120++ per set

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Urban @ Istana Hotel

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Last Friday I was at Urban, Istana Hotel for dinner menu review(during lunch! how odd? oh well, mum didn’t want to sit through the traffic at night) . It was such a rainy day ! I kept having this thinking that the heaven wants to remind us about the tsunami that happened .. Everything will be okay, Japan.

1 good reason to go to Urban for dinner : Everything’s nett priced so you can skip the rough calculations before ordering. :D

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Walnut bread on the left, Puri on the right and chicken pate in the middle.
The puri was so so good, especially when hot. Yummehhh.

Appetizers (MYR45 nett)

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Smoked Duck Breast with Jasmine Tea Fragrance, Cured Foie Gras and Rocket Salad

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Sake Cured Salmon served with Avocado Mash, Creme Fraiche and Tomato Basil Sorbet

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Foie Gras served with Exotic Fruit Chutney, Birgrade Sauce and Golden Mango Sorbet
For some reason, the fruit chutney kind of overwhelmed the foie gras.

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Bay Scallops served with Creamy Tagliatelle Leek Fondue and Chervil Nage

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Main Course (MYR85 nett)

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Black Cod confit with Sauteed Spinach, Rice Crackers and Soy Ginger Orange Juice

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Lamb Loin with Vanilla, Date Compote, Cheese Ravioli, Rosti and Fresh Thyme Sauce

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Slow Cooked Duck Leg with Mashed Potato, Black Morels and Orange Cinnamon Juice

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Tuna Steak with Wasabi Espuma, Bok Choy, Tomato Relish and Glazed Pineapple

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Risotto with King Prawns, Calamari, Mussels, Scallops and King Mushrooms

Gourmet Special (MYR148 nett)

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Oven-baked Lobster flavoured with Mustard and Brandy served with Truffle Mash
FRESH LOBSTER, TRUFFLE MASH. <3

Time for desserts! (: (MYR35)

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Strawberry Millefeuille with Vanilla Custard and Strawberry Black Pepper Coulis
Pretty to look at, a mess when I attempted to eat it.

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Caramelized Mango with Puff Pastry and Passion Fruit Sorbet

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Tiramisu with Pistachio Biscotti and Vanilla Ice Cream

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Chocolate Lava Gateaux served with Chocolate Ice Cream
Yummy, yummy. Look below. ;D

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Lime Caramel Choc and Biscut Strudel and Fresh Berries served with Hot Lime Choc
Don’t pour too much yeah? Or caramel will be stuck to your teeth. Not ideal for dates. Take note !!

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Souffle with Berries served with Maple Ice Cream
Thumbs up !

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The Portuguese red wine we had was so gorgeous.. I don’t remember the name of the wine but dammit, it’s a darn good wine.

Istana Hotel
73, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
For Reservations : +603 2141 9988

Time to study !
Out .

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