Sunday, May 21, 2017

Chimay Red Cap

A Belgian Dark Trappist.   

Brewed by the monks from Scourmont Abbey in Belgium.

Brewery: Chimay
Country: Belgium
Styles: Dubbel Beer
ABV: 7%

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Apple Strudel @ Fruity Bakery & Cafe

Delicious Apple Strudel from an old school bakery in Klang!

Filled with apple, whipped cream and custard and covered with a crispy pastry.

Each piece is priced at RM6.75.

The bakery also serves pastries, cake, coffee and also Western-styled dishes. It has been around for decades and it shows from its old decor.

I didn't try other food but I think it's worth to drop by for the apple strudel!

Fruity Bakery & Cafe
No. 107, Lebuh Turi, Off Persiaran Raja Musa, Taman Chi Liung, 41200, Klang

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Lee Rubber Building @ Petaling Street

Lee Rubber Building is a historic building in Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur. It was considered the tallest building in Kuala Lumpur when it was constructed in 1930. The iconic building was designed by British architect Arthuer Oakley Coltman in Art Deco style.

Located along Jalan Tun H.S Lee, the building is now vacated and reportedly to have been sold to a new owner. The signage on the building was removed where previously it displayed the name Lee Rubber Building,  as seen in the photo below.

(Photo from Wikipedia)

Previously, Popular Bookstore was the building's main tenant. The bookstore closed down its outlet at the building last year after 13 years. Other tenants included Peter Hoe Evolution and Beyond, a lifestyle store and cafe on the second floor and Pusat Tuisyen Kasturi, a tuition centre on the third floor.

Lee Rubber Building is listed by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) as a Category 2 historical building which meant the entire facade of the building must be conserved by its owner.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Bamboo toothbrush

Update 1 August 2017: The Hive has relocated to a new shop, still in the same Bangsar area. The new address is 92A, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar. 

Bamboo toothbrush from The Hive - Bulk Food in Bangsar.

I was looking for non-plastic/bamboo toothbrush in Malaysia and found it at The Hive - Bulk Food in Bangsar. Price: RM25 (USD5.60). 

The Hive store promotes a zero-waste lifestyle and approach to shopping. It sell items in bulk with no packaging. Customers are encourage to bring in their own reusable containers and bags.

The store sells organic food like cereal and seeds, eco-friendly cleaning products and products that help reduce waste like bamboo toothbrush, bamboo straw, stainless steel straw and washable cloth sanitary pad. It also have beauty products and pre-loved clothes, shoe and bags.

The Hive also work with local organic producers and held workshop and community event to  promote healthy and sustainable living. 

The Hive - Bulk Foods
Tel: 017-488 6979

Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Year of the Rooster

Image from Google Doodle

Happy Chinese New Year and welcome to the year of the Fire Rooster!

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Swarovski Crystallised Merry-Go-Round

The world's first Swarovski Crystallised Merry-Go-Round in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

The structure is decorated with three million pieces of multi-faceted illuminating crystals and accents of gold and blue, the key colour elements of Swaroscski's 2016 Holiday Collection. It weighted nearly four tonnes and nine metres in height.

The Swarovski Crystallised Merry-Go-Round is fully functional with ten horses, two sleighs and one carriage on board.

Each ride is priced at RM10 and part of the proceeds will be donated to Charity at Heart, Pavilion KL's CSR initiative. It will be available until 1 January 2017.