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Borders 30% off

Borders is having a 30% off again. Print this e-voucher and produce it at the cashier before payment. Members get additional 10% discount.

Valid until 19 March 2009. So hurry.

Curry Favor

Below is a food review that I wrote back in 8 May 2008 on another blog. Decided to port it over here since the other blog is inactive.


This is my first visit to Curry Favor. Heard that it serves good Japanese Curry. I personally loves Japanese Curry. (And I seldom take Indian curry unless it’s with Prata)

Do you know that the Europeans are the first to introduce curry to Japan in the late 19th century?

The restaurant is located at the 3rd floor of Velocity@Novena Sq. There is another branch at Stamford House.

I ordered a Cheese Katsu (Pork Filet) Curry while StarryNite ordered a Rosu Katsu Curry. There are 2 types of curry to choose, regular and spicy. Both are just as good.

The Rosu Katsu taste normal. But thanks to the great curry, it make the dish taste better than the usual Pork Katsu you get elsewhere. Hey, they don’t call themselves Curry Favor for nothing.


The Cheese Katsu Curry is great. The Cheese Katsu looks like Nuggets. But the inside is filled with cheese and pork meat. The good thing about this dish is that the cheese and the curry sort of compliment each other. A must try for cheese lover.



The only disappointment about Curry Favor is their drinks. Ice Lemon Tea was sold out for the day, so I choose Lime Juice which I soon regretted. The lime juice is too sour. Should have just stick to the ice water.

But I must say that the service is excellent. The staff are very attentive and automatically comes over to our table to refill the ice water when it falls below the 3/4 mark. Good job.

Food: 8.5/10
Service: 9/10
Ambience: 8/10

Note: Cheese lovers must try the Cheese Katsu (Pork Filet) Curry. Give the Lime Juice a miss if you don’t like sour stuff.

Curry Favor
238 Thomson Road, #03-26/27,
Novena Square, Singapore 307683
Tel: 62552395
Opening Hours:
Mon – Sun: 12pm – 10pm

Free Starbucks Coffee on 4 Dec 2008 (5 – 7pm)

It’s the time of the year when Starbucks gives out free coffee in support of The Salvation Army.

Date: 4 Dec 2008
Time: 5 – 7PM

Just donate any amount to The Salvation Army and get a tall-sized beverage free.

PS: Personally, I avoid Starbucks when they give out free drink. Queue is too long, place is too noisy. I rather pay for my drinks and make my donation.

40% off at borders Parkway Parade

I didn’t know that there is a new borders at Parkway Parade.

Anyway, they are offering a 40% discount if you present this voucher. Valid until 10 Feb. Oops. Which is today. And left a few hours. Heehee. Better late than never.

Mr Bean – Soyamilk 1 for 1

Present this coupon to enjoy your 2nd cup of Super Soya Milk Free.

Offer valid unti 31 Jan 2008.