Monday, February 27, 2017

Dr. KO unveils Malaysia's First Million Dollar Laser Machine || PicoWay

Unveiling PicoWay
Being Asia's leading aesthetics and laser centre, KO Skin Specialist recently introduced Picoway, the latest breakthrough technology in dematology laser to enter Malaysia. CEO Dato' Dr Ko Chung Beng unveiled the million dollar laser machine at a launch party in Aloft Hotel Kuala Lumpur which i was happy to attend, so thank you Dr. KO for having me. The party was attnded by celebrities including actor Idris Khan, film directpr Erma Fatima, Astro SuperSport host Amanda Chaang, TV host Yasmin Hani, actress Tengku Putri Najuwa and more!

Some examples of the tattoo removals with PicoWay
From what i heard during the launch, PicoWay is the most advanced laser solution for tattoo removals and benign pigmentation such as freckles and age spots. The technology uses the shortest laser pulse in the market - 375ps & 450ps. And if thats too complicated for you to understand, to break it down to you, it generally means that the laser effectively breaks down pigments into the tiniest particles to be cleared by the skin, measured in picoseconds (trillionths of a second). I believe that its as fast as the flash from DC.

The Million Dollar Laser Machine ; PicoWay
With this exciting launch, this makes KO Skin Specialist the FIRST and ONLY laser centre in Malaysia to exclusively offer PicoWay's laser technology. The technology is a premier (and a less painful) alternative to traditional laser tattoo removal. The PicoWay is unlike the traditional lasers as it delivers energy to targeted ink in ultra-short pulses that are fast, safe and comfortable. And since i got to witness a recorded video of the procedure, i can definitely say that you would barely feel the pain if you ever decide to remove a tattoo.

Dr. KO himself presenting some explanations on the PicoWay
Even Darth Vader and the Storm Troopers came to the launch too!
Picoway is a game changer as the laser energy is delivered to the target pigment particles while minimizing the amount of heat absorbed by the skin and with that, Malaysians will finally have a laser treatment option that is suitable for their skin tone. Picoway is the proprietary laser technology of American-based medical aesthetic devide company Syneron-Candela; distributed in Malaysia by Beaumedic aesthetic (M) Sdn Bhd.

Celebrities sharing their experience on PicoWay
Group shot of Celebrities and VIP's during the event.
And with that, im sure that Dr KO is more than excited to partner with KO Skin Specialist to introduce Picoway to Malaysia. With their track record of having the best medical professionals on their team, im sure that they are more than confident to give the best possible treatment and outcome by using Picoway. So if youre looking for a less painful alternative to get rid of your skin imperfections, give PicoWay a try and be amazed with the results.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hidden Gems of Kuala Lumpur || Authentic Malaysian Food

Hotel Taiichi located in Bukit Bintang
Good morning! If youre here to find out about my recent discovery, well you came to the right place. Being a KL socialite myself, even i find it hard to find authentic local food in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. But since i found a place which serves only the finest Malaysian food, let me do the honors of saving your time by recommending this hidden gem, located in Bukit Bintang, hidden in Tai Ichi Hotel. Varieties of food with different price ranges can be found in Bukit Bintang, however, Taiichi Café serves only high-quality food at a very affordable price.

Tai Ichi Café
Newly renovated to suit the current generation
A lovely place to chill or as a hideout away from the city
And from my first paragraph, its pretty clear when i say that its hidden within Tai Ichi Hotel, located at No.78 & 80, in Jalan Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur. Its not exactly easy to find if you're unaware about the café, but i can guarantee to you that your hunt would be worth it! Surprisingly, i was rather shocked to find such a hip place to dine in at Bukit Bintang. Despite it being an old building, i would say that the interior decoration has a very modern feel to it. With green walls, cozy seating corners and not to forget that its air-conditioned! The most interesting thing about the café concept would be that they dont only feature 1 professional chef, but 3 professional chefs under one roof.

Masak Masak by Chef Lily

Masak Masak's Nasi Lemak by Chef Lily
Since i arrived at the café at about 11am, the best thing to have on a Sunday morning would be the classical Malaysian Nasi Lemak. Now, this isnt your ordinary nasi lemak cause its specially prepared by Masak Masak, and all local cuisine prepared with love by Chef Lily. Its priced at RM10-RM12 for a set of Nasi Lemak served with either Fried Chicken, Rendang Chicken or Rendang Beef, with an additional side of Terung Cili. Its also inclusive of a drink too! I have to say that this tasted amazing as i havent really tasted 'good' nasi lemak for a while now. The taste was very home cooked, and the ingredients are all cooked to perfection! Yums, will definitely be coming back for more.

Masak Masak's Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/masakmasakMalaysia/

Leoniel Chez by Chef Leoniel

Thai Salad and Seafood Spaghetti anyone? 
Dont get me started on the cakes!
If youre not looking for local food, why not try some dishes by Chef Leoniel's. Since the chef himself was there to serve us, he presented to us small portions of his Seafood Spaghetti (RM15) and Thai Salad (RM12). Now let me tell you something, im not exactly a fan of spaghetti, but the Seafood Spaghetti by Chef Leoniel is a must-try! Not over seasoned, and the flavors really made me feel like dancing. Not to forget his Thai Salad which tasted really healthy as it wasnt too sourish and it tasted fresh. Thumbs up to Chef Leoniel!

Some freshly baked croissant
French pastries anyone?
Alternatively, Chez Leoniel also has yummy handmade French pastries available at the café too. Be sure to grab a bite of it when you get the chance to. Chez Leoniel has a tea set which ranges from RM10 to RM35 where a coffee and a pastry would cost about RM12, or you go try the tea set for 2 pax that includes 10 pieces of pastries with the option of tea of coffee at only RM35. Thats insanely affordable. Or if youre looking at the cakes, you can also pick a slice of cake of your choice and a hot beverage at less than RM20. And i warn you, each bite of the cakes are highly addictive.

Chez Leoniél's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/chezleoniel/
Chez Leoniéls Instagram: @chezleoniel
Email: leoniel@hotmail.com

3D Durian Cakes by Chef Matthew Yap

Dont be fooled, as this durian like shaped is actually a cake!
The first time im seeing cake with real durian fruits inside 
The taste was made to perfection too
Now dont be fooled by Chef Matthew's 3D Durian Cakes, cause when i say its 3D, its almost too good to be true. In the images above isnt a fruit, but its an actual cake. I know, i know, i find it hard to believe it too. The details and the colours were well played by Chef Matthew Yap and i cant believe that it took him only 2 hours to prepare such a masterpiece. That is what i call skills. The Durian cake is made from Musang King, which means its only made by the finest of the finest durians.

If you think this is a real Coconut, well think again!
Yep, this is a cake too! SURPRISE! 
Another cake that he featured would be the Coconut cake, and again, i had to convince myself that this coconut shaped cake is an actual cake. I KNOW! I have to say that Chef Matthew has some serious skills when it comes to cakes and im impressed. Every single detail of his cakes are on point, and not to forget that they're very Malaysian too! For orders, you can directly contact Chef Matthew himself at 012-2373121, and cake price starts from RM168/ 3D Cake.

Contact Chef Matthew: 012-2373121

The menu board
Some really cool decorations in the café
As an overall view, i'd say that Tai Ichi café is definitely a good place for small gatherings with close friends or even for a private function (cause why not?). And if you think this ends here, it doesnt cause a little birdie told me that there will be having cooking classes available upon request and will most likely be organized in afkl (alliance française) or bangsar. There will also be featuring Café Berlin and OMG Grill which will be organized in Chateau de Verre in Bangsar this coming March 2017. I'll be keeping a look out on that as i cant wait to visit their café in Bangsar soon, so be sure to come back to check on the latest updates! I honestly cant wait! I also left some details on how you can get your way there below so that you can find your 'X' point on your map *wink

Taiichi Café
No. 78 & 80, Jalan Bukit Bintang
55100 Kuala Lumpur
019-7232112

Operation Hours 
Breakfast (6.30am- 10.30am)
Lunch (11.30am-2pm)
Tea time (2.30pm-5.30pm)

Monday, February 20, 2017

De'Laman Event Space || Event Space in Shah Alam

De'Laman Event Space
Looking for an event space in Shah Alam, here's a new place that just recently launched in 2017! If you're looking for an event space that provides 3 floors to host your event, well you came to the right post. I was honored to be invited to the launching ceremony which was launched by YDG Dato Haji Emran Bin Haji Kadir Dato Orang Kaya Maha Bijaya Petaling Orang Besar Daerah Petaling, where we had a bridal bed exhibition, a fashion show, singers by up-coming artist, and members of the media who attended.

The main entrance of De'Laman
3 story building
Since I was present at the launch of De'Laman, might as well share some info's for you guys to read up. De'Laman is a 3 story building that's located in iparc 3 Bukit Jelutong and it can be an event space for all kinds of events, namely weddings, Akad nikah, anniversaries, fashion shows, parties, seminars and more! But of course, in general, if you're looking for a more affordable alternative rather than spending on expensive hotels for a small hall, De'Laman is an event space that you can consider.




I was surprised to see that the hall could actually host a fashion show too! During the launch, we had Bon Zainal and Dicky Ishak who came all the way from Singapore to host their fashionable collections. It's amazing how creative you can play around with the spaces at De'Laman where in my mind I think it would be a great place to host an event such as a bridal shower or a baby shower (i mean, why not?). For more details on De'Laman, checkout their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Delamaneventspace.

Pretty decorations everywhere
Wedding set example
The event was also had a bridal bed set up with a bride and groom walking through the red carpet on the same day itself. I'm amazed that the organizers even considered adding this into the agenda to help attendees visualize if an event would take place at the one and only De'Laman. The space started its operations in December last year and has approximately 6500 square feet of space making it extremely new. I would also emphasize that it's located in an ideal location as it's very easy to find, strategic with parking lots available.

3rd floor space
3rd floor space
I'm sure you must be wondering what would the upper levels be used for since its a 3 story building. I managed to check the space out and I was told that the extra space can actually be used for the caterer's, a surau, a resting space, hidden PA System space, a projector, a additional hall with air condition, and more! Not to forget that the outer hall space is wide enough to also host an event too. It's really up to your creativity and the amount of guest you'll be expecting.

Launched by YDH Dato' Haji Emran bin Haji Kadir
1st floor interior space
So if you're looking for an event space for a wedding, well good news cause they provide you with convenient packages that are super affordable and with multiple budgets to suit your needs. The packages listed below are for at least 1000 pax and on top of that are inclusive of an FOC Wedding Cake, Make-up services, 600 units of Moist cake and a Queen Size Bed entirely FREE! So I would definitely say that the packages are worth every cent. There are 4 packages available, so its really up to you if you want to splurge on more options. The packages available at the moment would be starting from RM35 per pax to RM75 per pax which really depends to the person renting the event space. The pricing includes the food spread of your choice, bridal set, bridal and groom outfit, decorations, tables, chairs, VIP Dome, Buffet station, photography, videography, tent rental, even planner, air conditioned hall, service staff, additional tables, parking space, surau, red carpet, and more! The additional pricing would be splurged more on digital services such as 32ft crane videos, number of cameras, belt headset, and basically additional equipment.

So when will you be booking your event at De'Laman?
So there you have it! Thank you so much for reading on my write up, and i hope you can consider De'Laman as an event space of your choice. Feel free to check their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Delamaneventspace/ and you'd be surprised on what a huge space can do. I believe that De'Laman can actually cater to your needs when it comes to event spaces. So I shall let you check them out yourself and decide if De'Laman is the space for you. *wink