I was in the Tiong Bahru neighborhood and decided to pop into Foodie Market Place to have a ‘look-see’. My friend, who frequently cooks at home, recommended their beef short ribs because ‘they are the cheapest in town’. Okaaaay. I
I ate at Nobuya, this small-ish izakaya in Fortune Centre at Middle Road, twice in two consecutive weeks. Okay, it is not THAT small, if you compare it to some of the cramped, tiny ones in Tokyo. Nobuya can fit about 8 to 10
Pistachios are my favorite type of nuts. I am also crazy about pistachio ice cream, especially the one from Creamier. The flavour is so rich and yummy, I could eat a tub of it on my own. Their ice cream is
Last week, I made a Keroppi bento, just for the fun of it. That was my first kyraben and it had to be my favourite Sanrio character. Compared to my usual bentos, this kyaraben was slightly more complicated to make
It is the June school holidays, so I brought my nieces out to the MacDonalds at West Coast Park for breakfast last Monday morning. They were very happy to step out of their grandmother’s flat, and go out to play.
I was in the Alexandra Road neighborhood, and craving for a cold drink. I remembered seeing a new cafe in this neighborhood on my Instagram feed. I looked up the cafe on the Internet and found the address: Blk 22 Havelock Road,
If you are planning to visit Arashiyama and love unajyu, please include Hirokawa in your itinerary! Having been around since 1967, the famous traditional eel restaurant is now located in a beautifully designed sukiya (wooden architecture) building right across the street from
Every time I mention my favourite Nam Kee chicken rice shop at Upper Thomson Road to people, they always confuse it with Wee Nam Kee chicken rice (located at United Square now). They are N-O-T the same. For as long
Ever since I stopped working, I have had the time in the morning to make a bento for the husband to take to work whenever the mood strikes me. I don’t pack one everyday, only whenever I feel inspired, which could
When I was researching on what to eat in Kyoto, a tofu kaiseki meal kept popping up. So I wrote to Hotel Mume, the hotel where we were staying at in Kyoto, to ask them to recommend us a good
Recently, I discovered this stall selling Teochew minced pork noodles in a coffeeshop at Seng Poh Road in Tiong Bahru. Besides the minced pork noodles stall, the other occupants of the coffeeshop houses include the well-known Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice,
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.
At the famous Kyoto Nishiki food market. The market is a long, narrow, and covered walkway flanked by little shops selling cooked food, fresh, frozen and pickled food, Japanese snacks and groceries on both sides. We visited the market on