Why Do Folks Love Going To Chinese New Year Open Houses?

Why Do Folks Love Going To Chinese New Year Open Houses?


Tong Tong Chiang.. tong tong chiang… and shouts of “Huat AH!” echoes everywhere this Chinese New Year. Well, that’s what comes to mind, 15 days of joyous celebrations and open houses. Oh, did I just mention open houses? Yes I did! CNY open houses, especially those event based property developers / ministers / anyone important ones are pretty awesome. Have you been to any yet this year?



So, why exactly do folks love going to Chinese New Year Open Houses? I have a pretty good idea, a top 5 if you would like.. From lion dances, to fire crackers, red ang pows, Chinese Calligraphies and more, what's not to like?

Voqq - Beauty Skin Care Made From Tomato Extracts

Voqq - Beauty Skin Care Made From Tomato Extracts


Ever wondered what can help to make our skin smooth and vibrant, just like a baby’s skin? Recently I have had the good fortune to meet up with the DS Pesona Beauty spa and saloon founder and owner, Datin Nur Samsidar Mohd. Zain, where she and her husband, Dato’ Megat Sallehudin Megat Ibrahim introduced their latest beauty skin product brand made from tomato extracts, Voqq. Tomatoes? Intrigued yet? Read on below. 

Voqq - Beauty Skin Care Made From Tomato Extracts
Voqq - Beauty Skin Care Made From Tomato Extracts

The ArtCoffee @ Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur

The ArtCoffee @ Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur


Have you dined over at Nexus Bangsar South yet? I've written on more than a couple of restaurants there, but here's a new one which should satisfy your cravings for a good cup of coffee and a meal or two. We tried out the fares from The ArtCoffee @ Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur the other day, and it is pretty good. Check out what we had that evening over at The ArtCoffee. 

The ArtCoffee @ Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur
The ArtCoffee @ Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur


Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner @ Impiana KLCC Hotel

Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner @ Impiana KLCC Hotel


Fancy having a buffet dinner instead for CNY this year? A couple of weeks back, I was there to sample their offerings, and it was actually good, considering even on normal days, Impiana KLCC serves a rather extensive selection of buffet spread. Check out some of the dishes on their buffet menu. Oh, did I mention before? I love their Baskin Robbins ice cream corner. Read on below. 

Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner @ Impiana KLCC Hotel
Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner @ Impiana KLCC Hotel

Customizable CNY Set Menu @ China Treasures, Sime Darby Convention Centre

Customizable CNY Set Menu @ China Treasures, Sime Darby Convention Centre


Gong Xi Fa Cai folks! 15 days of joy, cheer and prosperity until Chap Goh Meh. I was recently over at Sime Darby Convention Centre for their China Treasures’ Chinese New Year Festive Set Menu preview event, and the food were plenty and good. Diners can look forward to create their own feast from the menu with varieties of selection.

Customizable CNY Set Menu @ China Treasures, Sime Darby Convention Centre
Customizable CNY Set Menu @ China Treasures, Sime Darby Convention Centre

Panadol ActiFast : Every Minute Matters This Chinese New Year

Panadol ActiFast : Every Minute Matters This Chinese New Year


Every year, Chinese New Year is about family gathering, and food, lots and lots of food. When I return to my hometown for the Chinese New Year celebrations, I know I'll have some wonderful dishes to look forward to. I have my dear mum to thank for it. She will always whip up some very delicious dishes to keep our stomach filled throughout the 1st day of Chinese New Year. 

Panadol ActiFast : Every Minute Matters This Chinese New Year
Panadol ActiFast : Every Minute Matters This Chinese New Year

Naughty Nuri's "Now Everyone Can Eat" Event

Naughty Nuri's "Now Everyone Can Eat" Event


Now I've always loved the BBQ spare ribs from Naughty Nuri's, and they are always having various promotions at their outlets which makes eating out at their place pretty awesome, real value for money! Check out my previous posts linked here and here. Well, did you know, something exciting heads your way at Naughty Nuri's SS15 Subang Courtyard this February 28, a Wednesday? Read on for what's in store, it's good stuff I tell you!

Naughty Nuri's "Now Everyone Can Eat" Event
Naughty Nuri's "Now Everyone Can Eat" Event

PizzArt Campaign - Yummy Artisanal Pizza @ Pizza 185 & The Butcher’s Table

PizzArt Campaign - Yummy Artisanal Pizza @ Pizza 185 & The Butcher’s Table


It was a pizza food trail the other day with fellow bloggers and the good folks from Anchor Food Professionals. Half a day of good food, loads of pizzas and more! This is part of the PizzArt campaign (the 2nd one by the way, the 1st one was a great success!) and I’m just glad to be a part of it. What did we do, and where did we go? Read on below then! 

PizzArt Campaign - Yummy Artisanal Pizza @ Pizza 185 & The Butcher’s Table
PizzArt Campaign - Yummy Artisanal Pizza @ Pizza 185 & The Butcher’s Table

Chinese New Year Festive Menu @ Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur

Chinese New Year Festive Menu @ Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur


Chinese New Year noms, yes please! I tried out the delectable Chinese New Year Feast from Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur not too long ago, where Executive Sous Chef Kok Chee Kin and his team of talented chefs whipped up awesome festive menus. Capturing the finest flavours of Cantonese Cuisine, these are available from 2nd Feb until 2nd March 2018. Check out what we had below. 

Chinese New Year Festive Menu @ Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur
Chinese New Year Festive Menu @ Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur

Orca BOS & Orca Lite - Business Operating Solutions For F&B Businesses

Orca BOS & Orca Lite - POS Solutions For F&B Businesses 


Now here’s a good POS system designed to cater for micro businesses and small outlets to get off the ground running. The food and beverage business is really too fast paced, hence it is always good to be able to get the business up and running, especially in terms of point of sales system. I was at CAFE Malaysia 2018 the other day when Orca’s booth piqued my interest. Read up more about it below. 

Orca BOS & Orca Lite - Business Operating Solutions For F&B Businesses
Orca BOS & Orca Lite - Business Operating Solutions For F&B Businesses 

Toss To Prosperity CNY Menu @ Lai Ching Yuen, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur

Toss To Prosperity CNY Menu @ Lai Ching Yuen, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur


Huat ah! Lai Ching Yuen Chinese Restaurant at Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur has always been a great place to dine at. We were there the other evening to sample their Chinese New Year Menu 2018, ushering in the year of dog amidst good heath, and lots of wealth! Check out what we had that evening below. 

Toss To Prosperity CNY Menu @ Lai Ching Yuen, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur
Toss To Prosperity CNY Menu @ Lai Ching Yuen, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur

Nam Heong Restaurant’s I-Waitress Robots Are Here!

Nam Heong Restaurant’s I-Waitress Robots Are Here!


The future is here! Machines are here, albeit a tad rudiment, they are here to stay. Being served by a robot waitress has always been something we thought would happen, but being in a Chinese restaurant? Now that’s new. Nam Heong Restaurant introduced their very own i-Waitress Robots to us the other day, where we could basically order our food via their iPads, and wait for it to be served automatically to our table by these non-humans. Intrigued yet? Read on then. 

Nam Heong Restaurant’s I-Waitress Robots Are Here!
Nam Heong Restaurant’s I-Waitress Robots Are Here!

2018 Mister World Prestige International Grand Finals

2018 Mister World Prestige International Grand Finals


I was at the Miss World Prestige International Pageant 2017 Grand Finals last year, and it was a blast. Read all about my experience there last year. Interestingly, this year, the  2018 Mister World Prestige International Grand Finals was held Pullman Hotel, Putrajaya. You heard that right, dashing, masculine men strutting their stuff on the runway. It’s a shame I could not make it for the night itself, but hey, I was sent loads of yummy photos to share with you. Read on below. 

2018 Mister World Prestige International Grand Finals
2018 Mister World Prestige International Grand Finals

Healthy Koyara Chinese New Year Hampers - Get It Online

Healthy Chinese New Year Hampers - Online From Koyara


Hampers, who doesn’t love them. Getting CNY hampers is one thing, but have you put much thought into which hampers to get should you want to give it away to your family, friends or business partners? 

Why not look into some really Healthy Chinese New Year Hamper from Koyara this Chinese new year. Packed with natural snacks, cereals and what nots, Koyara has prepared 7 types of Chinese New Year hampers, which can be purchased online from their site on www.koyara.com. Check it out below.

Healthy Koyara Chinese New Year Hampers - Get It Online
Healthy Koyara Chinese New Year Hampers - Get It Online

Chinese New Year & Valentine's Set Menu @ Bintang Revolving Restaurant, The Federal KL

Chinese New Year & Valentine Menu @ Bintang Revolving Restaurant, The Federal KL


It was a good night out with friends, when I had the opportunity to sample some good noms over at the Bintang Revolving Restaurant, The Federal KL. First off, the revolving restaurant is pretty cool, the only other time I've dined in one was back in Penang and over at KL Tower. Anyway, we were there to try out both their CNY and Valentine's Day menu, so read on for what we had that night!

Bintang Revolving Restaurant, Federal Hotel KL
Bintang Revolving Restaurant, Federal Hotel KL

The Cellar Signature @ One City, USJ

The Cellar Signature @ One City, USJ


It was a grand opening for the latest restaurant to open in One City, USJ. The Cellar Signature at One City, in collaboration with VCT Group of Wineries Asia was officially launched by H.E Rodrigo Perez, Ambassador of Chile to Malaysia. I was there, and it was a great launch event, where they launched the Provinage, the First New World Wine Club in Malaysia. Read on below.

The Cellar Signature @ One City, USJ
The Cellar Signature @ One City, USJ

Lion Dance Performances & More @ One World Hotel Petaling Jaya

Lion Dance Performances & More @ One World Hotel Petaling Jaya


I always love myself a good lion dance performance, always making sure to catch one whenever I chanced unto one, be it a hotels, the company, or at shopping malls. In conjunction with the ‘paws-perity’ year, guests and associates of One World Hotel witnessed a spectacular lion dance performance by Khuan Loke Dragon and Lion Dance Association troupe the other day. Here's a short post on this. 

Lion Dance Performances & More @ One World Hotel Petaling Jaya
Lion Dance Performances & More @ One World Hotel Petaling Jaya

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