I’ve written about the sore lack of tsukemen in Singapore, despite the dish being quite perfect for Singapore’s weather. I may have to take that back. A new restaurant has opened up below my office building which specialises in tsukemen. It has a short menu. You start by choosing your broth – (a) tonkotsu broth or (b) lobster broth. Next, pick your protein – (i) pork chashu or (ii) fried chicken kaarage. Add ons include onsen eggs etc. Continue reading
Friday night dinner with J (which I almost didn’t make because of a last minute client call). I decided to have it at My Little Spanish Place at Boat Quay, which actually has a nice ambiance overlooking the Singapore river. Continue reading
This is the third post in an overseas trip to Hanoi, Vietnam.
So when I first knew that I was going to Hanoi, my first reaction was to ask one of my Vietnamese friends where to go eat in Hanoi. She gave me a few recommendations, but one that stood out and that I managed to try (in my very short time there) was Xôi Yến, a sticky rice restaurant. Continue reading
This is the second post in an overseas trip to Hanoi, Vietnam.
My last day in Hanoi, I had an early afternoon flight so it meant that we would be checking out early in the morning. Rather than stay in for the hotel breakfast, I decided to take a trip to the Old Quarter for some banh mi. I had heard a lot about Banh Mi 25 so I already had a place in mind. Continue reading
This is the first post in an overseas trip to Hanoi, Vietnam.
My first trip to Hanoi was over 5 years ago. It was like a trip of firsts. First trip since I found my job, first time to Indochina, first time I got scammed (yes and right when I landed in Hanoi, got scammed by the taxi driver to pay an “additional” toll of USD17).
That said, Hanoi was also where I started my backpacking trips around Asia and where I met many friends whom I still keep in contact with. More on that later. Continue reading
“In the mood for ramen, in the mood for ramen… let’s have ramen for dinner!”
Was what was going through my mind a few weekends ago. And it just so happened that I happened to be near Chabuton and therefore asked the family to join me here. Yipee. Continue reading
It’s been a really busy month. And to think that I was so bored when I first started work, should have enjoyed the free time while I had it! In a way, now that I’m so busy, whenever I get the chance to have a nice meal, whether alone or with friends, I certainly appreciate it all the more now. Continue reading