Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ippudo – Beat the Queue

Ippudo attracted long queues since their opening in Singapore. I decided to try it on a queue-free weekday afternoon. Business was very brisk even at 3pm and there were many Japanese customers. The place was very noisy with many screaming kids – Clearly not an ideal place for long chats. SHIROMARU TAMAGO – Ippudo’s orginalRead More

[LCB] The Beginning

Yesterday – the reason why I had to cut short my CNY celebration in Singapore and fly back to Sydney on Tuesday. Yup, yesterday was the Orientation Day of my new beginning at Le Cordon Bleu Sydney I was feeling slightly apprehensive but mostly excited… The orientation was no different from the usuals – talks afterRead More

Life in Transition

Happy Lunar New Year, folks! It’s been awhile since my last post – I have been unbelievably busy! Shuttling between Taiwan, Singapore, Sydney, Singapore, Sydney in less than a month is certainly not as cool as I thought it would be. Nevertheless, I have been exceedingly blessed throughout this period and I am very muchRead More

[Ho Chi Minh City] 15 Things to do in Saigon

I ended my near to 4 months “expat” stint in Vietnam and would like to share some of my experiences there. I fell in love with beautiful Saigon – my days there were filled with joy and laughter. Thank you Saigon. 1. MOTORBIKE Go local and take a motorbike. You can go on a bikeRead More

PS. Café – P.S. I Love You

PS. Café is a perfect choice to go for a nice dinner or a post dinner drink. My favourite PS. branch is Dempsey followed by Palais. Ann Siang is alittle too secluded and Paragon has a very limited menu. Here we were at Dempsey again. You have to walk through a narrow path to reachRead More

Treats from Japan #2

A quick update on more treats from Japan.  Thanks KK for the treats. Tokyo Banana I had a pleasant surprise when I opened the box of Tokyo banana. There was a Tokyo banana keychain inside as a 20th anniversary giveaway.  Look at the cute polka dot bow! Read Tokyo banana review here Meiji Melty KissRead More

Aoki – A Revisit

P & I went back to Aoki for a chirashi fix separately after our pleasant first moment of truth (Read first visit review). I called to reserve a table – the lunch slot is split into 2 seatings now (12-130pm or 130-3pm). I chose the latter but when I reached Aoki with Y, the serverRead More