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Cheesecake for daaays: Your Customized Cheesecake

It all started with my mom talking about a cheesecake that her friend was raving about. A few years back, my friends and I were trying to find the best cheesecake made and I ultimately ended up choosing Cake2Go for their delicious Devil's Food Cheesecake. My second choice was Don Limone's which has since closed down like all underrated restaurants in the south. New branches built are far from home now.

A few months ago, this got my interest since it was supposedly customizable cheesecake dipped in ice cream; but all we had to go with was this blurry photo from my mom's friend because she couldn't remember the name of the place.


After days of looking around and asking our friends what could be written in that logo, we were able to find a link to the video where the screenshot was taken. https://www.facebook.com/cassalucoffeeandkitchen/videos/2102256396658825/?hc_location=ufi

Eventually, we found it as "Bakeology" from Cassalu. A far cry from Sambokojin (haha) …

What happened when we went to see Beauty and the Beast

It only seems fair to watch this over the amount of advertisements everywhere. First, the selling point to go see the movie was actress, Emma Watson, playing as Belle. That got me excited for a few months. Second, the imagination that comes with the effects that the movie will have with the moving, talking, living furniture. Lastly, if the live film would retain the story of Disney's Beauty and the Beast cartoon movie.

Let's start with the main character, Belle.
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Bringing all the hype to all Harry Potter fans, Hermione Granger did well as Belle. Although I would have pegged this Disney princess to be tougher and less feminine than the other princesses, I would have preferred her not being super tomboy-ish on screen. When Emma started singing, it was nice. She wasn't bad and she looked beautiful. I would've loved the song had it not been for the slouching and awkward standing posture. I still loved Emma through the movie though. I can only find a short clip of the live movie. See below versions of the song "Little Town"

1991




2017




The Beast was great as a beast. I didn't know who the actor was, really. When Beast transformed into his human form, surprisingly, he looked like the cartoon. [His name is Dan Stevens.]


The Beast was great as a beast. I didn't know who the actor was, really. When Beast transformed into his human form, surprisingly, he looked like the cartoon. [His name is Dan Stevens.]

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I prefer him like this rather than his fixed-up prince look. The weird hair doesn't do the real hair justice.

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The best casting, I would have to say, was Gaston played by Luke Evans. It was as if the character was pulled out of the 1991 film.

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All in all, the film was great. Some parts were added in and removed in Belle's background story, but the portrayal of the live-action movie to the 1991 film was outstanding.


Just an added bonus, a 360 view video of Lumiere singing "Be Our Guest."


Lumiere's Dress Rehearsal - 360 Video
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Posted by Beauty and the Beast on Friday, March 17, 2017

And in case anybody didn't notice, Beauty and the Beast wasn't just a movie, this became advertising madness everywhere.

I especially like the glass with a rose and a dome for it's cover.


It was quite tiring that day and I was given chicken as a good vibes present. YAS! BonChon spicy chicken with spicy dip is THE BEST.

All in all, really nice day out.
@SM BF Director's Club.