Saturday, 3 October 2015
The famous Tao Yuan grill fish stall 桃源铁板烧鱼 in Pekan Nanas was one of the stops of our 2 Day/ 1 Night food trail in Johor.
The Hilton Worldwide Food & Beverage Masters is such a big, brilliant idea.
Every year, all Hilton Worldwide teams vie for the top title in the five challenges - Barista Cup, Bar Cup, Sommelier Cup, Pastry Cup and Culinary Cup.
Friday, 2 October 2015
If Hokkien bak chor mee is the comfort food of most Singaporean Chinese, then over in Johor Bahru, it is Teochew kuey teow thng 潮州粿条汤.
Thursday, 1 October 2015
Those in the know have already heard of Tenkaichi's value-for-money all-you-can-eat Wagyu beef Japanese BBQ. Tenkaichi was previously located in a dingy shop (in Keypoint Building on Beach Road) and when it moved to it's present location in Marina Square, it's fans thought that it would mean the end of best value-for-money Wagyu in Singapore.
Well, I got good news.
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
I recently visited Goa with AirAsia. It was a fascinating trip as I saw many parts of this smallest state of India with a unique history - Goa was ruled by the Portuguese until 1961. Travel helps us understand ourselves better. Some of my friends in Malaysia and Singapore have their roots in Goa.
Monday, 28 September 2015
You know, when I visit Bangkok (or just about anywhere), I hit the streets for food,
Sunday, 27 September 2015
There is something about Chinese steamboat or hotpot for get togethers. Steamboat is often the choice when friends meet up. There are hotpot restaurants of all shapes and sizes - small ones, and giant chains like Hai Di Lao from China which throw in all kinds of add on entertainment such as performances and karaoke. Still, the no frills small steamboat shops in the neighbourhood have their own appeal.
Saturday, 26 September 2015
Just the other day, I was chatting with my friend Peggy and the topic drifted to what a great place the Swan Valley (Western Australia) is. Then she asked me if I went to Taylors. Yes, I did thanks to Shasa Stone from the City of Swan who hosted us. But, my point is, the subject of Taylors kept popping up when I speak with different people about the Swan Valley.
It seems anyone who has been to the Swan Valley remembers Taylors.
So, what is Taylors Art & Coffee House like?
Friday, 25 September 2015
Hi Wan kway teow kia 海皇粿条仔 is very popular among the local and Singaporean suppering crowd in JB - several friends have offered to visit Hi Wan with me ;-D Hi Wan operates from 5:30pm to 3:00am everyday.
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
I brought a stubborn bug with me to Perth, Australia - I was infected with the hipster cafe hopping bug and took it everywhere I went. My good friend Jo-Hann who lives in Perth tells me that I have to check out La Veen, one of his favourite coffee places.