[Simonseries] Wrap and roll Ion orchard review

While we were out one day, we talked about the recent numerous Vietnamese restaurants that are opening one after another all around singapore. I’m not a big fan of it but seems like Claire likes to eat Pho. So that day while deciding on a ‘healthier’ place to have our dinner, she suggested we go to Wrap n Roll. Eh I thought she wanted Pho? Fickle.

Anyways we went in and it wasn’t that crowded comparing to the sushi establishment beside it, that place is literally devouring customers. We took a long time trying to decide on a dish to share. We always share one meal whenever we go out to a restaurant. Contrary to what others may think, we’re quite the poor couple. No money do this no money do that, always trying to save some cash from taking cheaper items from the menu and sharing one main dish thats large enough to share like this time we ordered a hot pot dish to share.

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It consist of those rice wraps with raw vege and slices of pork. Its like a shabu shabu only you have the option to wrap your food. The waiter was nice enough to tell us which item goes with what sauce or and that we need to wet the ‘rice films’ to soften it. The hot pot was nice and spicy, I think it taste of prawn paste and lemongrass mainly.

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Actually, the rice films smelled quite nasty, i don’t know how to explain, maybe its the smell from its processing? Doesn’t that means I’m eating unknown chemicals? Or maybe thats just how a dried up rice film smell like? And the soup, although we liked it, we got sick of the taste very fast. So… well… its just not to our tastes I guess. I would say its a nice place to have dinner, and I had fun with all the wrapping, but just didn’t really like the vietnamese taste there. Heh heh… thats just us lah so if you like them then why not?

Psst: claire here, sorry to interrupt.. Just wanna say I love the soup BUT too much is a little jelat :p

Good day then,
Simon

While I was away…

The past few weeks have been cafe and restaurants hopping around, trying to eat good food to get happier, but proven to be very wrong.. zzz.

And people start to introduce me as food blogger instead of weightloss blogger, now im stress! LOL. Okay let me make you hungry/drool too.

Brought Be to Realfood to try out organic and vegan dishes. The best of the day? The avocado and coconut smoothie! *slurp!

Interior..
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I think my house need to have a magazine corner too.rf6 photo IMG_20131125_143203_zpsa74d0b69.jpg

The awesome smoothie! Smooth and shiok but kinda exp, it’s $6-7 for this small cup.
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Our main dishes.
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Not for the carnivore..
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Some unhealthy bites at Han’s. These was good though!
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And food was not bad tooo!
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Bought myself a pair of opal earrings to bring out positivity and good mood. *.* even brings out PMS mood.
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Then, comes Charlie Burger, the really will get fat food.
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BARGARS!!! Truffle fries!
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Met the bff on a weekend!! She brought me to her boss’s cafe, BUTTERSCOTCH CAFE!
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Was too hungry and I couldn’t just settle for desserts so I got the chicken chop, I think it’s quite expensive. :/
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Last Wednesday I went to have a look at my wedding venue! SO HAPPY IM PAYING THE DEPOSIT ALREADY!
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And last friday I had Christmas lunch at Garibaldi, tried to eat healthy food and got suan by my colleagues!!
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The very good caesar salad! Tried my colleague’s mushroom soup and IT WAS THUMBSUP!
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My Main dish chicken breast which taste abit like chicken pizza.
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Fruit salad for god’s sake! :X
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And then……… dinner gathering REALLY FAT LIAO LAH!
Awesome food man!
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Carrot cake yo! Super goood.
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So it’s Christmas season and I’m surrounded by festive goodies, and next is Chinese New Year, I need to fight the food cravings and temptations. ROAR!!

I will blog about Tokyo soon (SOSORRY) and my back appointment. Next in line is my gastro appointment. Screw my life…

For 2014…
I hope I can do well in my studies – typical -_-
And I hope I can get what I want and earn more money!
And that everybody around me to be healthy and happy! 🙂

Tony Romas And Marche

Always love weekends, I love weekends more when I am rich. HAHAHA. or we are rich. LOL.

So about 2weeks ago, we went to Marche!! Finally!! Missed the food there!

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I love the layout/settings in Marche.

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Ordered quite abit, and I was so full!

My love for sauteed mushrooms will never die.

We had lamb, salmon chowder, apple cinnamon muffin, salad, Bruschetta, carrot juice/coffee.  

And then about a few days ago? Ok last thursday, we went to Tony Romas. It was my treat because I got extra income! LOL. And marche was his treat btw.

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Complimentary bread loaf with garlic dip

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My awesome salmon.

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And the too good medium well steak.

And we end the day with a cheesecake. OMG. fats calling me!! I hate PMS. Do you eat like a pig when your period is coming? Before or during???

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Btw this is from starbucks. LOL

And oh today is 1month after my birthday, today is 24th July, Happy Birthday PP. sigh.

Thai Express, you disappoint me. But cookies you made me happy.

Was so disappointed the last time I visited Thai Express. I was so excited because I’m having thai food cravings and I remembered Thai.E served quite decent thai food.

Maybe its my choices :/

But there’s always sweet treats to brighten me up! HEhehe. I know la I’m suppose to be weight loss blogger, but since I started working, I’ve been enjoying life by indulging in good food. The only thing I’m willing to spend big money on is skincare and food.

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Cookies for Sid is along Citylink. I don’t know what that stretch call, but it’s near the sushi express and Thai Express there.

I think their cookies are pretty special, recently whenever I have ice cream, desserts or treats out, I will never order chocolate, because it’s so mainstream. LOL Chocolate related one I can always bake it myself! But My bf likes chocolate, so if we order more, will definitely have chocolate one. LOL!

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Everyone deserves A Great cookie, how true right??

I loved the individual packaging, you can try their ‘Earl Grey Almond cookie‘ too which is pretty exotic!

They got other special flavours like Double Choc Fruit & Nuts, Rum & Raisin Oat meal, Brown Sugar and more which you can find it out from here —> http://www.cookiesforsid.com/

Maybe cookiesforsid can sponsor me since I’m like hardselling you? HAHHA.

And the below is the disappointing meal which I think it’s 90% blame on me, cos I ordered the choices. So Thai Express, you are forgiven.

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But even though so, sorry but I won’t go back to T.E again, unless I got craving for your Prawn Toast.

Hot Tomato

I’ve always wanted to try out Hot Tomato as HZ told me their portions are quite huge.
So I’ve tried it, and it’s not very big leh! Just nice for 1pax only, LOL. But I’m not gonna complain about it la cos I love aglio olio. But are all their dishes aglio olio? o.o

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I think my salmon looked pathetic?

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The pork chop is good though!

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And the best part of it all is the pork chop!

I’ve been blogging frequently now! Happy! 😀

Saveur @ Purvis Street

Dinner with Eunice @ Saveur!

We had Foie Gras & Duck Salad for Starters.

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Pan-seared duck liver served with creamy lentils & pickled pearl onion

Just to let you know, I don’t dare to eat Foie gras, I just cannot appreciate the taste. LOL

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Shredded duck confit mesclun tossed with homemade lemon
vinaigrette, quail egg, orange segments & cherry tomatoes

The Duck Salad was good though..

And for our Mains, we have Fish (hers) & Beef.

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Beef short rib braised in red wine served with root vegetables, meslun salad &
potato au gratin, Pan-seared sea bass, saute potato with crabmeat, french beans & caper vinagrette

The beef is so good that I’m craving for it now! Looking at us waiting for a full 1 and a half hour, i still think it’s worth it cos the food are so good and affordable! I gonna bring le bf to the Far East Plaza outlet soon!
sad thing is no reservations :/

Saveur
5 Purvis Street, Talib Court
#01-04 Singapore 188584

OR

14 Scotts Road, Far east Plaza, #01-07BSingapore 228213

Nandos and Lenas

I realized I didn’t blog about my trip to Nando’s. HOW CAN I MISS THIS OUT? I love the food, but I dun like the periperi sauce. I know im weird lah, im supposed to like their signature sauce right, but ya i dun. I thought Nando is going to be damn exp, but surprisingly it’s so affordable. I wanna go back again! But singapore got too many new food places that I always forgot to go back to the old one!

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This is the boy’s portion. and there I am digging in

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This is mine, love the wedges and the mashed pumpkin!!! pumpkin? pumpkin? ya pumpkin. shd be.

And about 2weeks ago, I finally brought him to Lenas. Well the one at bugis was much better, every outlet got different kind of food ah? This outlet at Nex, standard not so good.

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stupid bread bowl hard like mad (some parts)

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stupid pesto chicken salad, pesto is tasteless.

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I’m so going back to The Orange Thimble

If you follow me on instagram, you will know that my bf surprised me with scones because I was feeling moody from work. 😀
He chiong all the way to Tiong Bahru Bakery @ Tiong Bahru to know that it was closed on tuesday and he couldn’t just come to me empty handed, so he stepped into The Orange Thimble and bought me raisin scones!

I think he was skeptical about it, but surprisingly it taste GOOD! I want more! hahaha.

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they heat it up, jam and butter was given, it’s so tasty!

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Ikea day! Had craving for meatballs and I’M SO DISAPPOINTED WITH THE NEW RECIPE, smaller size and the standard totally drop!

I think i will only go there for wings in future.

Pasta Mania, CPF building, TG PAGAR, we thought it’s the last day we are gonna have lunch together and both of us were so emo. LOL

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i think he purposely ordered this cos he knew i love cheese hotdogs. :D

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alfredo – wholemeal spag

and thanks to the special girl for giving me the snacks! HAHAHHAHAA me is super happy!! LOL. thank you 😀

one box for ximen!

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Mylife – I love food!

Mint Blazer from vaingloriousyou! Super nice, comfy and easy to match, that explains why I kept wearing. :P. I wore it in my prev post too! 😀

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coffee from nanyang taste different and I liked it!

I’m changing workplace soon haiz so no more food from outram and tg pagar liao =(

Pearl center again!

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Ever since I started work, I started eating rice tooo! 😀 you know when’s the last time I ate duck rice? more than 2years ago.

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I must eat vegetables! It’s a must!

I’m going to post more food photos once I moved to the new office, so if you don’t want to be tempted then

Ask me more questions so I can update my weightloss articles!! 😀

Mylife – Food for a week

More food for the 2nd week of intern! =)

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Pi dan shou rou zhou with youtiao $2.80, Tg pagar plaza.

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I finally tried crystal jade bread! not very special hahaa, but still nice. this is cranberry polo bun.

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yong tau foo, unhealthy one, cos most of them are fried. but they got the ‘zai er’, i like! looks good right?

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Wednesday! Ba chor mee at AMOY STREET. This bcm is good, the stall name is ZHUZHU. lol!

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Soup Spoon on thursday! Simon refused to let me drink pumpkin soup cos he say the calorie too low. o.o???

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and for TGIF its burger king!!WHY mushroom swiss getting smaller? :'(

and Simon bought me lotsa sweets!!! 40lollipops only $4! and hichew!
And Mr k always buy me kitkat, hahaha time for me to buy for him alrdy.

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the day i was super cranky and sleepy, simon bought me vitamin water so that I can ‘restore’.

I appreciate even the smallest things in this world, I just dunno how to express myself.

so now, 14more weeks to go.