Author: The Level

A Mamak To Rival Malaysia’s

By Sarah Voon Sitting pretty at the corner of Springleaf Road in Singapore is a mamak called Springleaf Prata Place. Here, creations whipped up by the ingenious cooks include dishes like eggs benedict prata, also known as the prata blaster (S$5). While I didn’t have the opportunity to try that particular concoction, I did however, manage to get into my belly the murtaburger and the umami 50. The umami 50 is a perfect combination of prata, chicken luncheon meat (because halal lah!), chicken floss, cheese and Japanese mayonnaise. It really sings to the five tastes and earns its name with...

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NEW RELEASE: Lines by Darren Ashley

By A. Akbar Darren Ashley just recently released a song called “Lines” on YouTube. The ex-Busco member is well-known in the local indie music scene for many things, such as his for his song “Far Out”, his involvement with various projects like Bass Sekolah, a feature in Paperplane Pursuit’s MV, and of course his own band, DASH. Check out the new song...

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OFFICIAL: Sushi King to be certified HALAL

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Popular sushi franchise Sushi King has confirmed that they will be certified halal by JAKIM very soon. The chain just launched their 100th outlet at AEON Shah Alam this morning, and are delighted to open more in the coming years. We spoke to the founder and Executive Chairman of Texchem Resources Berhad, – Sushi King’s parent company, – Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Fumihiko Konishi regarding the halal concern. “We have already applied for the halal logo around 5 years ago, when our main source’s factory was in Thailand. But when a tragedy struck the factory, we had...

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Album Review: The 1975’s I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It

By Allyssa Yasmin After months of laying low and pulling a twenty-four hour disappearance on social media which caused speculation that they were calling it quits, – admittedly a brilliant publicity stunt, – The 1975 are back with their highly anticipated sophomore album, entitled I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It. A first look at the album art alone displays a clear change in the band’s image through the addition of color, – a stark contrast to all their earlier releases which were strictly monochromatic, – while still maintaining the...

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