One of the main drivers for us ending our Japan trip in Tokyo was to eat teppanyaki at Hakushu and tempura at Tenmasa. We enjoyed ourselves so much at both places on our last trip several years ago, and a repeat visit
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
Last month, we went on a 4-day getaway to Bangkok with another couple friends of ours. It was the husband’s birthday that week and the trip was some sort of an extended celebration. An excuse to indulge, really. We had
I wanted a good meal to chase away the Monday blues. So we popped by Hakumai at International Plaza for a quick dinner before heading home. $40 for a generous bowl of chirashi, truffle chawanmushi, a bowl of botan jiru
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 was writing posts of my Japan trip in sequential order. Then I got a little bored with doing so, became distracted with doing a bunch of other stuff, and now I am trying to get back to finishing up
I have just gone back to work after a 8.5 months break. Having led an easy and carefree life for many months, I am facing some adjustment issues of being back working in the fast-paced CBD. I am just not
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 Hongdae looking for the Fell + Cole ice-cream parlor, when I spotted this traditional-looking cafe in front of a large open-air carpark. Looking at the menu that was displayed outside the cafe, the place specializes in
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
I just spent one week in Seoul on my own, indulging in my usual activities of eating, shopping, cafe-hopping and watching musicals. I was not feeling too great during the trip because a pinched nerve in my lower back has been troubling
Having seen this wanton noodles stall being written up in several food blogs, I decided to check it out today. Unlike the Singapore-style and Malaysian-style noodles, this bowl of Thai wanton noodles does not come with a sauce. The