We were at Holland Village this morning and wanted to have a cup of coffee before heading back home in the East. I Googled for cafes in the West and two names popped up: Lynn’s Cakes & Coffee and The
I ate one whole ika sashimi, with eyes, tentacles and all, for the first time at Kawataro, a well-known restaurant located in a traditional shophouse between Canal City and the yatai street. One order comes with two big ikas.
I am always grateful for having several friends who enjoy cooking, enjoy learning various cooking techniques, enjoy the challenge of putting together meals that are at the level of professional chefs in restaurants, and having people over to eat their food.
Singapore-style dry wanton noodles with lots of chili! My favourite sort. (Am not a fan of the Hong Kong and Malaysia versions.) It has been a very long while since I visited this stall in the Joo Chiat neighborhood. The last
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
I ate chili pan mee for the first time during my last pig-out trip to Kuala Lumpur in November. We ate it at the food court in the Publika mall, our last meal before heading to the airport to catch
What did I eat yesterday? I indulged in gluttony. I had an Egg McMuffin meal for breafast, durian ice cream for tea, and delicious zichar (seafood horfun, fried pork ribs, sambal kangkong and homemade tofu) at Por Kee in Tiong Bahru. I
Nagasaki is well-known for champon and Castella cake. Unfortunately, I did not get to try either when I was there ‘cos I ran out of time and tummy space. What I did try was the chawanmushi at Yosso, a restaurant that has
Known as ‘chirin chirin ice cream’, this delicious sorbet-like ice cream in a cone is sold at ice-cream carts located at tourist attractions around the city. The ice-cream seller would usually shape the ice-cream into a pretty rose design. I bought my
When I was researching what to eat in Fukuoka, one of the things that kept popping up was ‘motsunabe‘, or cow’s intestines hotpot, a Fukuoka delicacy. I love eating offal (tripe being at the top of my beef offal list)
Ever since I read Ekiben Hitoritabi, the food manga about a train enthusiast who went travelling around Japan to eat the various bentos sold at Japanese train stations, I have been wanting to do an ekiben trip myself someday.
I love red bean soup. When I was a kid, red bean soup made a regular appearance at home during the weekends. My mom liked to serve this dessert because it is easy to prepare, tasty and the ingredients are
Yesterday, I had coffee and cake with my cousin at a Ciel Patissierie, a bakery tucked in a housing estate at Lor Ah Soo which offers pastries that are very good value for money. We ordered the lemon meringue tart