Every weekend, we find ourselves looking for a place to have breakfast or brunch. Inevitably, we end up at the usual tried-and-tested places – Starbucks, Assembly Cafe, Beach Road Prawn Noodles or roti prata at Jalan Kayu. Once in a while, we
One of the first Japanese words that anyone learns in a beginner Japanese class is ‘kissaten’ – meaning ‘coffeeshop’, or ‘tearoom’, or ‘cafe’. In my mind, I have always associated ‘kissaten‘ with a modern (the popular word nowadays being ‘hipster’)
A pretty dessert table assembled by Sarah for a one year old birthday party. The cakes were too pretty to slice and eat.
My usual coffee-hunting trail led me to Itaewon this time. I have not been to this part of the city before, brimming with restaurants serving foreign food. If you crave for Turkish food like kebabs, or Mexican food like nachos,
Update: Omotesando Koffee has closed its doors and is now operating as Toranomon Koffee at Toranomon Hills. We checked out Omotesando Koffee – reputed to be one of the best coffee shops in Tokyo – on our first evening in
I finally got around to visiting Fell + Cole, after hearing good reviews about their ice-cream. I had some trouble locating the store in Hongdae, not realizing that it was closer to the Sangsu subway station then the Hongdae subway station.
I enjoy Korean food too much to eat anything else whenever I am in Seoul. I was shopping at Comme des Garcons when it started to rain, and I was trapped in the beautiful six-storey glass-steel building without an umbrella.
I was wandering around the shops in Myeongdong when I saw a bright lemon yellow signboard of a cafe called Jholic. The name of the cafe sounded like the one opened by Jaejoong of JYJ. So I popped into it
Update: Omotesando Koffee is no longer operating in Kyoto. We came out of the Nishiki Market, strolled along the shopping streets along Shijo-dori and saw the words ‘Omotesando Koffee’ on the window of a department store. We sailed into the store.
Indie cafes are popping up everywhere on our island. Most of them are seem to be doing a roaring business throughout the week, especially during the weekends, when it is nearly impossible to find a table if you don’t turn
This Starbucks in Dazaifu has the most visually arresting architecture in a Starbucks store that I have ever come across. Nestled between shops selling traditional sweets and handicrafts, you cannot miss it on your way from the train station
Wow, a cat cafe called Neko No Niwa opened up at Boat Quay in late December last year. The first of its kind in Singapore. My friends and I made a reservation for an hour on one weekday afternoon to
We went to the newly refurbished Changi Village Food Centre to grab some local breakfast that comes in a combo of oily and unhealthy, but super-delicious food. That’s a plate of black carrot cake for me and a bowl of