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This place is buzzing every night and if you’re a big party, make sure you have reservations made in advance otherwise you can forget about getting a table here. Local beer is drunk out of bowls here with beautiful Chinese type – not unlike how the French have their cider. Seafood is a specialty here, […]

What else can we do but eat? Another excuse to feast! We did two birthday dinners, one at the old school Cantonese Hua Yu Wee where people above 60 throw birthday banquets. We were only 4, so we couldn’t go overboard. The mandatory longevity birthday buns filled with lotus bean paste. sea cucumber, mushrooms and […]

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After many visits to Hong Kong and then moving here 7 months ago, I finally made my way to Lamma Island over one of the weekends. All this island hiking and walking is great, I love it. Plenty of seafood. This scampi tasted pretty good with the crisp fried garlic, the Chinese name is “peeing […]

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Partying isn’t really my thing, but eating is. And that’s all I did all day and night in Ibiza, in between lovely long siestas and too much to drink. Tostada, could never get enough of this with generous sides of Spanish Jamon. Simple pleasures, great company. I couldn’t have asked for more. Now, this is […]

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The first time I heard about Formentera was 5 years ago when I watched this heart wrenching film Los amantes del círculo polar (Lovers of the Artic Circle). It’s also the same set where the film lucia el sexo was shot. I made a mental note that someday I would go to this amazing island. […]

It’s been a very rough week on the personal front, coupled with the daily stress at work. I hadn’t eaten in days and had to deal with recurrent bad gastric pains. I think I’m starting to get back on track. As they say you need to hit rock bottom before it gets better. Per aspera […]

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Coming from Singapore, I have been spoilt by excellent seafood both at home and just cross the border in Malaysia. I miss seafood terribly, but wasn’t particularly impressed by the offerings of the seaside town. Of course, we made our pilgrimage to the Tsingdao museum and drank in the most manly way we could. We […]

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