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FUN MAGAZINE, July 2007.
By Dionysus Translated
by Ann Lee
New Summer Meal Choices
The Italian Parmesan Chicken Sandwich (NT$75/sandwich,
NT$129/meal) and the Lappa Konjac Salad (NT$39) are
both new meal choices at KFC. In addition, you will
find four Doraemon Toy Sets (NT$35/set) that come with
Qi Qi Kid's Meals (NT$89). In Doraemon's deput appearance
at KFC, a machine cat bounces Doraemon out of a strawberry
cake, which is sure to make the kids go wild.
Alba UV Shield SPF 35 / Sunblock
This product is sold only throughout
Asia, a sunblock cream with a cool, refreshing texture,
and oil-free herbal extracts which prevents the growth
of free radicals and spots on your skin created by the
sun. The unique nympaea alba and jasmine extracts have
a soothing, calming effect on the skin.
Alert: Get rid of puffy, eyes!
Kiehl's Eye Alert, made with Alfalfa Extract (Medicago
Sativa), has an great reputation. The product claims
to help with puffiness around the eye area caused by
weariness and lack of sleep. Celebrities like Orlando
Bloom and Jake Gyllenhaal are both frequent users of
this product. Size: 15ml/ NT$900.
SPF 15 Facial Fuel/ SPF 15 Sunscreen
This cream combines moisture and sun protection into
one. The added sun protector factor (SPF) supposedly
prevents aging and spots, as well as lines created by
the sun. However, the cream will not whiten your skin;
it will only make it look healthier. Size: 75ml/ NT$1,000.
The Reef Fanning Men's sandal with
a bottle- opener sole (NT$1,880) were a great success.
Now, Reef Sandals is introducing the men's UnLeashed
Sandals, which are like mini foot surfboards. The shoe's
"body" looks like a surfboard and the straps
look like leashes. One of the straps features a pocket
with a Reef fin key, which can also be used as a bottle
opener. They cost NT$1,350 per pair, and you can purchase
them at any department store with a Reef outlet. For
information on Reef agents in Taiwan, call (02) 7720-8585.
Espresso with Rich Milk Ice Cream: 100% Arabica Coffee
Rich milk ice cream with Espresso or
Latte, take your pick. This new Dante product can be
purchased as an ice cream bar on its own, with coffee
as your choice of dip, or simply as coffee- flavored
ice cream. Choose from Espresso with Rich Milk Ice Cream
(NT$60/medium) and Iced Cafe Latte with Rich Milk Ice
Cream (NT$75/medium, NT$95/large).
Starbucks Coffee Presents
Red Bean Frappuccino
The second new product in the Starbuck's Frappuccino
Series this year is the Red Bean Frappuccino. Made with
delicate, fragrant red beans and rich milk, this delicious
ice drink is caffeine-free and available for a limited