How many calories are there in the food that you eat every day? There is always a negative connotation when it comes to calories. You might not know exactly what it is but you do know that too much of it is not good.
A calorie is actually a unit of energy and it basically means your energy consumption through eating, drinking, and energy usage through any physical activities. So calories are extremely important in our everyday lives—but in the right amounts. Unhealthy food such as deep-fried or processed food have an unhealthy amount of calories and your regular everyday activities are not enough to burn it all away.
Do you actually know how many calories there are in your favourite sinful foods that you binge-eat when no one is looking? Here’s just how unhealthy they are! You are welcome.
If you have been to Malacca, you would have heard of Chop Chung Wah and their signature chicken rice balls. This is a traditional chicken rice shop in Malacca that has been serving the same dish since it first started out.
Apart from its famous steamed white chicken, Chop Chung Wah is also known for having ridiculous queue lines that snake out of the shop. On our visit to Jonker Street, we were advised by locals to visit the shop earlier to beat the crowd.
Does Chop Chung Wah live up to all the hype and attention it has been getting all these years? Carry on reading to find out! READ ON
Coffee Amo is a popular cafe in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, or otherwise more commonly known as Petaling Street. With its centralised location, many come to this cafe to rest their weary feet after shopping or to enjoy afternoon tea with their friends.
“Amo” translates to love in Italian and that is exactly what the baristas put into brewing your coffee—lots of love. Their speciality coffee which comes with 3D coffee art has been making rounds on Instagram, attracting both locals and tourists into the cafe.
If you are around the area, why not drop by and have a cuppa or two? READ ON
There is no lack of good cafes along Petaling Street in Kuala Lumpur and besides the popular Merchant’s Lane, one up and coming dining establishment joining the cafe scene is Chocha Foodstore.
Although the cafe is housed in a rundown building, we fell in love with it at first sight with the charming retro interior and impeccable attention to details. Beyond that, food on Chocha Foodstore’s menu consists of local favourites that come with a creative twist.
It is a fantastic place for a casual lunch or tea with your friends. READ ON
Chu Bakery is arguably among the top bakeries in Perth, and it is also one of our favourites.
Strategically located opposite Hyde Park on William Street, the takeaway-only bakery spots long queues every day. It is not hard to understand why the locals love Chu Bakery so much—an array of croissants and bakes, good coffee, and breakfast takeouts.
Gone are the days when diners have to refer to printed pamphlets or make a call to enquire about a particular restaurant’s ongoing festive promotions. This procedure is troublesome and let’s be frank—how many of us can remember all the details from a quick phone call? We are also certain that you are not going to rip out the ad from the newspapers and store it for reference.
With Lunar New Year around the corner, check out Celebrateatpark.com—it curates exciting dining options and offers by the restaurants under Park Hotel Group.
But of course, beyond these festive promotions, there will always be exciting deals for other occasions—such as Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day—happening all year round. You know what to do next. Bookmark the website.
Choose Me Cafe & Meals—located just a stone’s throw away from Zhongshan Junior High School MRT Station—is an independent speciality dessert cafe in Taipei.
The local cafe’s existence remains largely unknown amongst the expat and foreigner community, but Taiwanese girls are known to flock here just to take selfies with the cartoon-themed cakes.
Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill at Park Hotel Clarke Quay should definitely be on every meat lover’s list for some serious meat feasting this festive season. On top of digging into the conventional turkey and ham, there are many other barbecued treats to look forward to!
Having a BBQ buffet by the pool sounds like a marvellous idea. While you dine on glorious meat, you will also be accompanied by the bar’s breathtaking view of the sunset and city skyline.
To make the buffet even more enjoyable, all Ladyironchef readers are treated to a 20% discount for the festive buffet when you quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon booking!