mr tan's kelong singapore

One of the highlights of eating back home was Mr Tan’s Kelong, a wooden house on stilts at sea off the coast of Changi and not far from Pulau Ubin island. Thanks to food friend and cook extraordinaire S, we ate our heart out on the freshing seafood and catches of the day. I don’t have […]

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Found these photos from over a year ago and realised that I never wrote about my last Taipei trip. I no longer go on the hunt for “best this and that” following the crowds, but instead spend more time in the moment, wandering and discovering instead of checking things off a list. Here’s what I […]

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I took up the offer to visit my old friend Fish and spend time with her beautiful family who were on an NGO secondment in Melaka. Spending quality time and reminiscing about the old days over 17 years ago (!) had to be my favourite part of the trip, never mind the food. I love […]

katong laksa singapore

Every self respecting person with Peranakan roots will tell you that the best laksa to be had is made by their grandmother, mother or themselves. I think in my generation we all cheat with ready made paste or we vacuum pack our mother’s freshly made rempah (spice paste) along with homemade belacan. Visiting friends are […]

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A little list of our Paris favourites when we head back to France annually for Hong Kong Tatler. From fine dining establishments to brasseries across the city of light, these are options that aren’t just for the deep pocketed.

thecoconutclub

My friend returned three times in two weeks to have this nasi lemak and the extra side order of otah ($8.50!) and the chicken set for $12.80. It made me want to check it out to find out if it’s worth the price tag. I’ve heard many people rave about it… well it’s good, but […]

fatlulussg

I’ve walked and driven by Fat Lulu’s many times and always thought what a cute name. I didn’t know what the menu was like – BBQ with an Asian twist, and was pleasantly surprised by the modest and simple menu with specials written on their chalk board. Some days, I come here just for the […]

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I contributed to the second issue of Ambrosia, Hong Kong culinary institute’s new magazine on Experiential Dining around the world. Read the magazine here  

entre nous creperie singapore

We tried to find some good crepes in Singapore and hadn’t had much luck before taking a recommendation from a friend for Entre Nous Creperie on Seah Street. It has since become our local spot for crepes. The restaurant is always really busy at lunch hour, so head over after 2pm to avoid the crowd. They do […]

liege waffles macao

This was one of our best kept secret when Liege finally got the waffles dough formula right. When we first tried them at the Broadway Macao food street earlier last year, it was often times inconsistent. We’ve had them both cold and freshly made. Some days great and others not so good. I think it […]

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