CUT, by Wolfgang Puck

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well,
if one has not dined well.”
-Virginia Woolf

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ steak?

Well i do, and the strange thing is, i only started enjoying steak about a year ago. Prior to that, the only meat i ever order are chicken and pork. & when my boyfriend introduced me to good steak (because he is a steak lover), i tend to opt for medium-well (because i freak out at the sight of blood and the redness of the meat); Nowadays, i enjoy the medium-ish kind of done-ness to my steak.

Anyways, i had a luxury of dining at CUT, by Wolfgang Puck – an Austrian celebrity chef who has more than 10 fine dining restaurants in world and has snapped up several awards as well as an appearance as a guest judge in Gordon Ramsay’s Hell Kitchen.

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I extremely adore the ambiance of the restaurant – really cosy and dimmed lightings gives it an elegant feel along with the decorations of “candles” as well as a “walk-in” wine display
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The wide selection of steaks available that night ranging from U.S.D.A to Australian Angus to American Wagyu.
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Our first appetiser of the night is this “American Blue Crab and Shrimp “Louis,” Spicy Tomato-Horseradish” – I would rate this a good 8/10; refreshing and light, yet extremely tasty and full of flavours!

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The next is this “Hokkaido Scallop “Carpaccio,” Shaved Myoga, Wasabi-Kosho Ponzu” – I am actually not a fan of raw food (and yes i don’t eat sashimi etc.) But i generally enjoyed this dish. The scallops were fresh and the seasonings complemented well with each other. I would give this a 7.5/10

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& here is the main star of the night! I ordered the U.S.D.A. Rib Eye Steak, medium. Although leaning towards the fatty-side (due to the cut of the steak which value is attributed to the marbling of the fats and the juiciness that is suppose to ooze out when u cut in), i enjoyed the steak very much. For those who don’t really like the “beefy” taste and smell of steaks like me, this steak is season to near perfection. The charred layer over the meat is where the explosion of flavours are. Comparing this to Mortons Steakhouse at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, the steaks at CUT are much more flavourful.
However, it was a tad disappointing as my boyfriend’s Bone-in-Rib eye Australian Angus was more of a medium rather than a medium-rare, which he requested & being a steak lover like him, he didn’t enjoy his dining there as much as he did in Mortons.

& it’s dessert time!!

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One of their season dessert is the Rumbaba – candied pineapple slices, sauteed pineapples, vanilla ice cream coupled with a sponge cake soaked in RUM! I am an extreme fan of anything pineapple (especially the pineapple carppaccio i had in Paris), so i am obviously BIAS towards this dessert and i give it an 8/10.
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Valrhona Chocolate Souffle, Crème Fraiche Cream, Hazelnut Praline, Nutella Ice Cream – definitely a must-try for chocolate lovers! 7/10

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Warm Pear Crumble, Cinnamon Oat Streusel, Ginger Ice Cream and Wild Berries
This is love.
The coupling of the ginger ice cream with the sweetness of the pears and sourness of the berries compliment each other to perfection. LOVE IT 8/10
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Complementary dessert from the restaurant – nice little macaroon, marshmallow and blueberry jam cube.IMG_6958

#OOTD: Love Bonito everything from head to toe – blazer, dress & heels;
Prada Bag, MK watch

& signing off with a pretty much satisfied meal at CUT, by Wolfgang Puck.

CUT, BY WOLFGANG PUCK
Marina Bay Sands Hotel Singapore
10 Bayfront Avenue
Singapore

Instagram lovin’

“Love the life you live,
Live the life you love”

It’s been a super long time since i updated my blog, mainly because of some stupid&careless things that happened and i lost my laptop in Europe awhile back along with some precious photos and important stuff (moral of the story – NEVER EVER LEAVE YOUR THINGS UNATTENDED) although sometimes the nagging at train-stations&airports can get annoying BUT you will regret it if it ever happen to you.

It’s been a surreal three months since i came back from my 8 months holiday in Europe! HAVING POST-EXCHANGE SYNDROME.
Oh wells, those days are well over & i’ve had my time, but i cant wait for the next time i can travel this extensively again. I’ve officially covered 22 countries out of the 100-200 number of countries (i tried searching for the answer, but apparently, it cannot be quantified due to all the political etc. reasons.) I consider myself as super lucky to be able to travel this much in such a short period of time.

Anyways, recently since i started my exchange and all, I’ve been ADDICTED to INSTAGRAM! I never did post much photos when i am back home in Singapore (i try to nowadays at least) & here i wanna share some of my instagram photos (hope they are of standards!) I often DROOL over those beautifully lighted & lomo-ish photos and of course travel&fashion&food photos.
Some of my FAVOURITE instagrammers are: Thatsheart, Kosh_dp, natgeo, photogeekdom, playingwithcamera etc. etc. 

here are some of my instagram photos – travel, food, fashion, animals etc!

If you love what you are seeing, you can view my other 600plus photos here: http://instagram.com/prisstan/ or follow me at prisstan on instagrammm!(:

Have a GREAT week ahead!
Hopefully more updates soon (about this great dinner i had at CUT, by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck at Marina Bay Sands, my Cambodia field studies trip & the recent loots i bought) – maybe after my exams.

Random post

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This post is posted using my phone because they are photos from my iPhone, hence the quality may not be as good! Anyways, dre went for a haircut soon after we got back from Europe. He decided to try a new hair stylist who is more accessible, so we found this place in far east plaza, on level 5. I can’t remember the name of the place, but currently they are having a $15.90 promotion for cut, wash n style and they are located near the escalator section of fep; and they offer manicure services too! Great guy and skills; dre was extremely satisfied with his styling n I’m sure he will return there in the future!(:

After the Europe craze, I return to try some more new products, make up, hair etc and these are the ones I felt useful and deserves to be shared!

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Essential damage and care moisturizer. I used it quite some time ago and I find it really good! I have also blogged about the hair mask some time ago; an they are both really nourishing for my dry and frizzy hair. (also featured in the July issue of Cleo)

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Maybelline’s unstoppable and non smudge eyeliner. In the past, I used za’s pencil eyeliner before switching to M.A.C and now to this. I prefer to use the kind where I don’t have to sharpen and I dislike liquid eyeliner. Za’s one was pretty terrible – hard to draw, light colored n easily smudged. The MAC one was one of the best ($29.90); but I lost it in Rome): so I decided to try this maybelline’s eyeliner ($9.90) and it proves to be just as great, although it doesn’t stay on as long, it’s still a great eyeliner to own.

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Also featured in Cleo is the Maybelline’s baby lips. I love the smell of the orange flavored ones and it’s pretty good in reducing the dryness and cracks of my lips.

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Ever since I chopped off some of my hair the other time, I’ve been wanting to grow my hair faster; so I read up and researched on ways to grow it faster and some easier methods I tried was to use a shampoo with anti-dandruff uses as well as applying heat to your hair and prevent breakages to it. Amazingly, my hair is growing faster than the average rate of hair growth!

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Top: cotton on, belt: love,bonito, skorts: H&M, necklace: Chanel, watch: Jowissa, bag: coach Madison

Going to see a doctor now): bye!