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Hi there! I'm Sammie, a Malaysian who's a lover of unicorns, bargains and adventures.

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My WeekendNotes - 53
I've never liked the conventional ways of exercising; going to the gym and pushing iron or running on treadmills have al... [more]
Just off Gouger St on the corner of Wright St and Field St is Jam the Bistro, a stylish modern eatery. I've be... [more]
A teppanyaki house on the Parade has opened its doors near the beginning of the year. It's called 'Samurai' (military no... [more]
Today my partner and I decided to have lunch at Rundle Place, the new, shiny addition to everyone's favourite Rundle Mal... [more]
It was by a stroke of luck that my partner and I stumbled onto this pizza parlour. We were supposed to cook dinner one S... [more]
There's a new noodle shop where Sugarbowl used to be on Gouger St; I spotted a huge crowd having dinner one night when I... [more]
When I was in Tumby Bay on a weekend getaway, I had the opportunity to dine at the Ritz Cafe during its opening launch. ... [more]
A friend told me that a new cafe slash bakery had just opened on Rundle St. Naturally, I was quite keen to visit it as m... [more]
The art of bread-baking has always intimidated me. There seems to be so much that has to go into creating the dough that... [more]
Cafe Kowloon remains one of my favourite Chinese restaurants on Gouger St. Kowloon is named after a popular urban area i... [more]
There's a new dessert cafe in town and its set up shop on busy Gouger St, a street famous for having plenty of high-end ... [more]
I have never, ever tried Moroccan cuisine before. Not even couscous. So when I heard of a Moroccan restaurant in town, I... [more]
I absolutely love Japanese food. Sushi, sashimi, ramen, bento boxes and the works. My partner shares this same sentiment... [more]
Imagine living on a mere $2 for 5 days. Impossible? Imagine living on $2 for the entirety of your life. Live... [more]
06/05/2013 - 10/05/2013
I don't know any other place that is a soda bar, diner, kustom kulture and rockabilly store all rolled into one other th... [more]
On a recent trip to Tumby Bay, my partner and I stopped by the Seabreeze Hotel for a bite to eat. Tumby Bay is a rather ... [more]
A craving for good Malaysian food led me and a group of friends to Kopi Tim, a place that's been around for a few years ... [more]
Being hungry on a Monday night close to 9pm does not bode well; a lot of the restaurants are closed or in the process of... [more]
If I'm having lunch at the food court in Chinatown, I'm eating at Ramen Tei. In my own humble opinion, this is the best ... [more]
I'll be honest; I have never heard of Arj Barker until I saw his name on one of the many posters advertising Fringe acts... [more]
15/02/2013 - 16/03/2013
It was a chance decision to eat at Guilin Rice Noodle. My partner and I were strolling through Gouger St at 9pm on a Sun... [more]
The first person who decided 'hey, I think I'll jump out of a plane, for fun' probably received a lot of incredulous sta... [more]
As my partner and I were strolling past Lord Mayor's Christmas Tree at Victoria Square, we were both starting to get a l... [more]
I was walking down Sturt Street one day when I happened to pass by a window proclaiming a cafe's name: the House of Donk... [more]
Koba is a newly opened Korean restaurant located on Grote Street. It's pretty hard to miss it as it's quite a sizeable l... [more]
Tucked away in Gays Arcade is a simple Japanese restaurant that isn't out to wow customers with revolutionary cuisine or... [more]
Down on Gouger St are a multitude of Asian restaurants. Fortune Duck is one of them that specialises in Chinese cuisine.... [more]
I'm always eager to try desserts at new places. Unfortunately, I picked the wrong time to try SweetHeart Coffee House be... [more]
If you're in the mood for amazing pastries and cakes with quality and presentation in mind, Muratti is definitely a plac... [more]
Located on Currie St and nearby to Light Square is Kang Nam, a Korean restaurant that I would've missed entirely if I ha... [more]
Located on Glen Osmond road is a gem of a cafe that was recently introduced to me by a friend (who I am very grateful fo... [more]
There are several Thai restaurants scattered around Gouger St and I decided to try one of them. Tiffany Thai seemed prom... [more]
Dim Well Cafe is a new addition to the many yum cha restaurants on Gouger St. The shop is located near the gates of Chin... [more]
I love eating apples. The apple skin not so much; I prefer peeling it away to get to the delicious insides. So for most... [more]
Recently I had a craving for Japanese food that not even a visit to a sushi train like Kishi Sushi could satisfy; I want... [more]
Warmer weather means cold, refreshing drinks are in order. My love for chocolate banana flavours means trying to find th... [more]
Food courts have become a staple for me whenever I eat out, due to my status as a broke uni student. It's fast, cheap an... [more]
I love beaches, and I love picnics. Stands to reason that when you combine the two together and have a picnic at a beach... [more]
Every time I go to class or work, I'm hesitant to bring my own food. One, I'm always running out of plastic containers. ... [more]
Ever have one of those days when you're just innocently running some errands when suddenly, you pass by a tempting displ... [more]
Milkaholic is a relatively new dessert bar just off the Parade in Norwood. It's a dessert and breakfast bar but I was on... [more]
Once again I'm a little disappointed that I'm not a coffee drinker; if I was, I'd probably be raving about the coffee se... [more]
If you're looking for one of the best kebabs in Adelaide, then look no further. Sofra Kebab House over at West Terrace (... [more]
If you've never had steam boat (also known as hot pot) before, make your first time at Ming's Steam Boat to set the bar ... [more]
In the mood for tarts and other pastries of the sort, a friend recommended me to go to By Blackbird at King William Road... [more]
Breakfast foods have a special place in my heart (and stomach) so I'm always on the lookout for good places to have brea... [more]
In a city full of coffee shops, it's such a shame that I'm not a coffee drinker. Instead I'm a tea enthusiast; green tea... [more]
In the mood for some dim sum , I decided to try one of the many yum cha restaurants that line Gouger St, in the Chinatow... [more]
A friend asked me whether I was up for some sushi. Being your typical broke student, I told her that I'd have to turn he... [more]
I just wrote about my growing love for frozen yogurt but I'm about to turn traitor and proclaim my rekindled love for ic... [more]
While soft serve ice-cream will always be a popular sweet treat for summertime, I believe that the age of the frozen yog... [more]
Tucked into an alley off Rundle St and shadowed by the Myers building next to it is a gem of a Malay restaurant. ... [more]
A dessert bar located in the city's south-west, Dolce & Co manages to bring a new level of sophistication to French conf... [more]