Paramount Coffee Project.— Sticky Date with Peanut Butter Waffles.

Named, ‘Paramount Coffee Project’, it gives you the idea that this cafe is probably linked to the film production: Paramount Pictures.

To a certain extent, it is. With it’s logo looking like the mountain and the peak surrounded by stars, and also a wall poster of it, it seems like this cafe is themed according to the well known film production.

The interior of the cafe is huge,– like a wide warehouse. There is an immediate hipster vibe and really high ceilings which I love about.



As you walk further in, they have a ‘pitstop’ for bicycles and a layout of bicycle parts which I think is for sale.

Having a coffee here alone doesn’t seem to be that lonely after all, as you get a choice of a variety of free magazines you can look into.


The FOOD

  • Sweet Peanut Butter Waffle with Caramel Popcorn: Top rated as Sydney’s best waffles, I couldn’t agree more. The first bite was indeed heavenly and sticky! Am not really a fan of peanut butter, but this taste just right. Topped with the ice cream and popcorn, now that is something new. I never knew popcorn and waffles can go so well together. Worth getting fat from this. But if you are person that loves FLUFFY waffles, this might not be the best one for you. Its rather hard, more of crisp kinda waffle.
  • Soft Shell Crab Burger: Have you ever heard that there is this combination of burger?! And the crab, is definitely super soft! This is the best dish among all. If I ever re-visit this cafe, this will be my first choice. Not really a burger person, but this is one special dish that brings signifies this cafe. You don’t usually get to have this kind of burger. The onion ring does not taste like ordinary onion rings. It taste like tempura-style. GREAT! A bite to heaven. Literally.
  • Crabmeat, pickles and toasted sandwhich: I did not really get to try this dish. But according to my friend, its liek a modern japanese combination dish. Unique and a good choice for Brunch.

The PRICE
Maybe it is abit pricey for the portion served, but overall some might think its worth it. After all, is a cafe in Aussie.— you pay for what you want. 

The AMBIANCE
Am a sucker for high ceilings, so what can I not love about this cafe?! This cafe gives a feeling of home and comfort. Fine breeze from the open windows just make the whole coffee experience a totaly relax mode onz.

Paramount Coffee Project
80 CommonWealth Street
SurryHills
NSW 2010


A group photo to end this post~ #throwbacktohappythursday

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A POWDERY, WHITE CHRISTMAS— HOKKAIDO, NISEKO VILLAGE III.

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Love this Moment: Being buried by the fluffy, powder-like snow.

#Day 3: Public Affection towards ‘SNOW WHITE’  

I yearn for nothing else but this moment.—where I am able to see with my own naked eyes, the fall of snow flakes that covers every ground bits into the colour of blank white papers. 
I brave through the negative degrees, cold shivers and icy feel on my hands, to just lie on the thick sheets of snow and get buried with piles and piles…


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The  heavy snow piled up on my toes, to my fat tummy, to my shoulders and chest, disabling my abilities to move and wiggle.–I feel like I’m a happy fat snow man just sitting there waiting for cameras to come snap a picture of me. 

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Having a quick bite on onigiri as lunch before we ski! Omnomnom….

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We pretty much acquired the basic skills from the day before and hence, we are ski-ing all by ourselves today. This is the ABC Family ski lift, which is open for beginners.-— more kids around

DSC03472Catch me on action on my IG: http://instagram.com/p/hdQG7AByEy/

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We are definitely enjoying this season, this activity, or rather sport that doesn’t seem to bore me at all.
I had bad falls along the way, so bad that I felt I had a short brain concussion. Even so, I still pick myself up and ride my way down the mountain.

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I’m on the ski lift! Credits to Maxine, which I remember clearly that after this picture was taken, her gloves fell off!!
Well, I did manage to retrieve it back after climbing up a trail on the mountain. Tough job.


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We ski-ed for 2 hours and our energy for the day pretty much got drained out from it.
We had snowball fights along the way back home.

But before resting back at our crib, we had to satisfy our tummy with their local ramen store for the last time!

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Fried pork rice= sex! 


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Hokkaido, one of the best countries to experience snow and I am looking forward to travel back here once again. 🙂

Check out previous post : https://cassandrafaith.wordpress.com/2014/01/07/a-powdery-white-christmas-hokkaido-niseko-village-ii/

OKINI: Random Sunday ‘Dinch’.

When Sunday’s original craving for Kenny Rogers become Japanese cuisine: Okini.

Okini wasn’t even on my list of cravings!
The reason is because we couldn’t locate where is Kenny Rogers in Suntec City mall. Damn the renovations!

So we literally walked and walked and walked like a few rounds, in search of ‘Kenny Rogers’. But, hell no. It’s totally locate-less. -.-
Frustrated and hungry… ‘A hungry man is an angry man‘… we gave up. *put up hands and surrender*

We walked away and passed by Food Republic when we came across these odd-looking Japanese cuisine: OKINI
We browsed through the menu and decided that we should just eat here since its already 3pm plus?! Famished. 

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image[2]The Menu— totally deceived us with the look-damn-delicious-photos

image[3]Order form which scrapes off 10% of service charge.

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The Food

1. Pork Cutlet Omu rice

Well, I can be certain and conclude that the Omu rice is only the best choice over here. Appealing and taste not that bad.
Flaws would be the fact that the sauce maybe a little too salty I feel.

2.  Udon and Salmon sushi Set

The Udon soup just taste like MSG. Salmon sushi— salmon is sliced too thin and doesn’t seem really fresh.
I’d rather I cook my own Udon soup at home. ;/

The Price

It’s affordable. Both the two sets of food is less than $20. For Japanese cuisine located in a town area, their price is certainly considered cheap. But, you eat what you pay for. Hence, the quality of the food to be OKAY only.

The Ambiance

Is there even a need to talk about this part? Food republic. What else ?

Oh well, it’s always good to give different eateries a try. Opinions are opinions. Personal ones it is, so you don’t have to agree with me exactly.

Yupp, there I’ve said it and done it. Till then. 

It’s Never too old to celebrate.

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Birthdays– The day that you Thank God and your mother for the chance to live in this world.

September had just passed and now we had no choice but to welcome October.
2013 indeed flies like a breeze, or rather, fast forward way too quickly that you could hardly catch a breathe.

So in the month of September, I had three special dates to celebrate.— THE SEPTEMBER BABIES.

1. 11 September—– always a date remembered, due to the loss of many loved ones, deaths of many because of the horrible terrorism of 911. And on this date itself, it is the birth of a child that had given me life and everything ever since.

MY MOTHER.

We went to Kiseiki Japanese Buffet restaurant to celebrate and feast. We are all suckers for Sashimis so a Japanese buffet would be best choice for all.

This restaurant located at orchard central offers a wide variety of Japanese food and also dessert.

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Well, but if you were to ask me, will I go back again? I would give this place a second thought. For the price its worth it and affordable, ONLY  if you are a SASHIMI lover. If you are looking for authentic Japanese food tasting, this is not the place for you. Not to forget, the massive crowd they have, its literally like a market that everyone is ‘fighting’ for food.

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But all in all, we did enjoy ourselves. And I am glad my dad came back for my mother’s birthday. 🙂

2. 19 September— Another birth of a child that I had met 3 years ago. MAXINE.
Its her birthday and I had lined out a list of plans and surprises for her. Initially wanted to give her a BIG SURPRISE TO GMAX, but unfortunately, it is under maintenance for a month?! Holy shit.  

Jess and I had to crack our brains to solve this last minute issues.  

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‘Surprise’ Fruit tart/ cake! 

We dined at a Lil’ French House, Ma Maison.
Review: Good ‘House/ Homie’ ambiance that gives the feeling that you are really in another country or state.

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I love how this Huge key is the key to our bills. ;/

Some images on how the restaurant inside looks like…

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Pastas are no doubt delicious. I would say you get to taste for how much you pay.

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Birthday girl trying to dig her present out!

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Tada! We got her an URBAN DECAY SMOKE EYE PALLETTE. Just as she wished. 

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Opps >.< I just had to take an #ootd by Jess! Think my outfit is pretty cute that day. 😛
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Movie was up next on the birthday celebration list. And I have to say, ‘The Bling Ring’— another genre of ‘Spring Breakers‘.
Conclusion:  Sucks. Do not waste your time and money to watch it.

As soon as the movie ends, we had to rush for the Last Surprise…. Maxine’s house. Literally, had to get to her place before she does  and hide at the third level. 

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It was a success! (Y)

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Group photo to end the day off.

Great friends are hard to come by. So, treasure every moments. And I can’t help but to Thank God for every joyous day I had.  

3. 27 September—– Girl I met an international known themed park. Maz.

Decided to dine at Fish and Co. because I remembered them having this ‘Fishy surprise’ for bday people. But, this particular outlet was a disappointment. 313 Somerset. 

Lack in manpower = Service to customers were bad. Fishy surprise was lead to a not so enthusiastic surprise.

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Danish fish and chip

Maz was embarrassed by the birthday shout out and surprise. But like I just said, it was NOT GOOD at all!

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I got Maz a new company, PAUL.

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Tgif with a bunch of awesome people I met from USS.

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Have a taste of Paul’s Macaroons.
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Red velvet white chocolate cheese cake. #orgasmicfood

September: Hectic shits and thoughts.
Lots of adventurous LifeHappenings. Be it bad or good. 

‘Live like there is no tomorrow.’ —- dailyquotetomotivatemyself