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Took us a while to finally get a table here. Chef husband is typically spontaneous and last minute and we didn’t manage a table the last time, but this time I made reservations in advance through fellow Foodiehub Hong Kong expert FDE  who is friends with chef Gaggan. mango and uni ice cream cone in a crepe […]

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Restaurant Paul Bocuse has been awarded three Michelin stars every consecutive year since 1965 (the same year Singapore became independent!). The restaurant is both an institution and rite of passage for any aspiring fine dining chef. Monsieur Bocuse is one of the most revered chefs in the world. He is also the only chef in the hospitality industry […]

Going home after living away for more than a decade always feels new and old at the same time. Catching up with old friends at new hip places and going to the same places I’ve been going to for decades with my parents. I still feel displaced, alienated, happy, sad all at once and I […]

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The butter chicken dish is one of the husband’s and my favourite dishes. I of course made the pilgrimage to Moti Mahal in New Dehli where it was created. And I was thrilled for Food Travel Live to teach me how to make the dish. The extensive range of spices is still daunting, but hopefully […]

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I love Thailand and always happy to be back in Bangkok to catch up with old friend Tib, who is the amazing ice cream designer behind Icedea. You MUST check it out if you’re in the area, stop by for ice cream after visiting the exhibitions. The Bangkok Arts and Cultural Centre or BACC is […]

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This place is the rage these days since it’s recent re-opening, a new seamless retail concept of “presenting a story rather than just products”. The interiors by Japanese interior design firm Nendo is stunning. While retail flow spaces aren’t novel – Lane Crawford in Hong Kong does a great job, but Nendo’s modular signature style […]

Still playing catch up on what I’ve been up to, eating, travelling, making stuff etc. A couple of months back, I was home and took my mum to the famous Whampoa fish head steamboat in Balestier, famous also for their shrimp paste fried chicken harcheong gai. Simple pleasures with simple food, the walls are adorned […]

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We couldn’t get a table at Gaggan at last minute notice, and managed to squeeze a reservation in at Asia’s World 50 best restaurant #39 Bangkok’s Issaya. Looking forward to eating at Gaggan and Nham on this next trip to Thailand. Well, Issaya, had I known there was the same outfit in Hong Kong – […]

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There are tons of new apps launched everyday with the objective to simplify our lives and make everything more convenient and in one spot. I’ve just jumped on the bandwagon to take part sharing my favourite parts of cities I know best – bit of a mini city guide in app form through blog posts […]

Here’s a fun concept by And So Forth Singapore, “If we Dream too Long” was a piece set in the 1960s by local writer Goh Poh Seng. We were treated to local food and eating while actors performed around us – very Brechtian, no fourth walls with us mingling with actors like we were all […]

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