Ended my Japanese dinner at Shinzo with a simple bara-chirashi. I am usually not fond of eating rice at the end of a long Japanese meal, but this beautiful bowl containing cubes of marinated fish artfully scattered on top of lightly vinegar-ed
A pretty dessert table assembled by Sarah for a one year old birthday party. The cakes were too pretty to slice and eat.
I like Black Forest cake very much. Unfortunately, it is hard to find a good one in the local bakeries. Most places do not use enough alcohol, if they even use any in the first place, so it feels as though
During our last visit to Bangkok, one of the restaurants that we visited was Supanniga Eating Room. My friends and I had never heard of the restaurant before. Then again, I don’t visit Bangkok often enough to know much about
One thing that I miss very much after going back to work is eating the Yong Tau Foo noodles at this stall in Tiong Bahru Market. For S$3 a bowl, it is great value for money. Generous portions of Yong
If you are a big fan of oyakodon and you happen to be in Tokyo, you should give Tamahide a try. I read that this famous restaurant in Ningyocho, founded in 1760 (or thereabouts), is the birthplace of oyakodon. What
Some weeks back, while on my way to my favorite childhood Hainanese chicken rice shop at Upper Thomson Road, I walked past this new cafe, Pacamara Boutique Coffee Roasters. The cafe now occupies the corner unit along the row of shophouses where Liquid
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.