It’s taken a while for me to get back to blogging. I blame work. Too many early mornings has taken its toll on me. Even eating and exploring new places has become a stretch for me. Thankfully, I was able to make it to a friend’s gathering recently and finally had the chance to check out Aura – a bit over due, but better late than never.

Aura is situated at the National Gallery and has quite a nice view of the supreme court on a clear day. Continue reading

Clinton Street Baking Co. & Restaurant

So in my utterly mundane life of eat, sleep, work, repeat, I’ve come to realise that I do appreciate a nice chillax breakfast outing. Polished wooden tables, bright natural sunlight streaming through the windows, this is exactly what Clinton Street Baking Co. & Restaurant is.  Continue reading

Nongcakeja Thai Food

When J told me that we were going to have lunch at this nondescript Thai place at the Adelphi, the first thought that came to mind was “how the f*** did you guys find out about this place.”

It doesn’t have the best location. It’s located on the second floor of a building that most people would not step into unless there was a specific shop they wanted to visit. I guess that if you’re that good, word of mouth really makes the publicity rounds for you.  Continue reading

Andong Zzimdak

Bar lectures have started and for the past week, my classmates and I found ourselves trudging to the so familiar shopping centre of Raffles City for lunch. Many a time, a comment could be heard that we should be looking to find other nearby alternatives instead of heading to the foodcourt each time. Finally on Thursday, I did some googling and realized that a new Korean place had opened in the basement. Finally! Somewhere new and interesting we could try in between lectures Continue reading

Menya Takeichi

After my previous taste of chicken broth ramen, marketed as collagen soup, at Tsukada Nojo, I didn’t think that there could be another restaurant chain which could implement this concept as well. Boy, was I wrong. A few days ago, I was scrolling through my email offers and came across an advertisement from Menya Takeichi, advertising it’s latest dinosaur collagen ramen creation. Intrigued, I decided to go check the place out.  Continue reading