We were pleasantly surprised by the food here at the Chinese restaurant of Hong Kong Club – great Peking duck and BBQ roasts along with dimsum dishes. Our friends invited us over for weekend brunch at the Hong Kong club. Country clubs used to be a middle class thing in Singapore while we were growing […]


Look up. View lying on my terrace. Banyan tree roots are always magical to look at. My second Amaryllis bulb starting to grow. World’s youngest three Michelin starred guest chef chef Max Alajmo of La Calandre served up some amazing dishes at Otto e Mezzo Hong Kong. Beet root sorbet in his saffron risotto with […]


Slightly late on this one, had friends visiting and working on a few projects lately, including sewing, which takes up alot of my mindful meditation time in full focus. Some days, I also struggle to find something to photography everyday, which forces me to look deeper and harder to find beauty in everything and every day […]

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In a city like Hong Kong, there are plenty of options to get beautiful blooms for all occasions. But being last minute and sending them from some place else in the world can sometimes be a challenge. I’ve sent a couple of bouquets to friends in Hong Kong while I was back in Singapore. I’m […]

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This Kau U Fong spot has been on the lips of a few friends since it opened and a stone’s throw from the apartment, so we went to check it out. It should be a month post opening now. I came here 3 times in a week while I was back in Hong Kong and […]


I loved chef Adam’s cooking at Chachawan and used to eat there regularly. I am happy to report that his new outfit Samsen is just as great, with a focus on more simple food, plenty of appetisers and noodles options. V’s favourite is the egg with chilli jam, it was nice, but my Thai friend PJ […]

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It’s been over two years since I’ve been to Little Bao when they had just opened. Menus were fixed and there wasn’t a choice to à la carte. Naturally the baos are fantastic. I always go for the braised pork belly, but there is beef and chicken on the menu. I followed my friend’s lead […]

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One of my old friends was here on a quick visit and we got the Korean connection going. She’s Korean german and her cousin just moved from New York to Hong Kong and I believe that the Koreans always suss out the best spots to get their fix of home made meals. Momojein is a […]

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Shaved ice is all the rage these days and I may have just found my favourite spot in Hong Kong. Tucked away in a street in Causeway Bay, Shari Shari is tiny shake with snaking queues for folks waiting for a table. The machine that grates the ice is so silent, the interiors are calm […]

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Checked this out last month shortly after they opened their new Star Street precinct brunch on Wing Fung St (same street as Saigon Garçon and Oohlala). Unlike most places in Macau that open at 11am-noon, Elephant Grounds opens at 8am, so you can have breakfast and get your morning brew before heading off to work. […]

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