Lunch bentos at Tatsuya

Ladies lunch

Howdy! Sorry for the lack of updates! Was busy catching the Olympic action. I was also occupied with a freelance assignment, writing food reviews! Isn’t that cool, getting paid to eat and write? But before actually seeing any moolah coming in, I think I’ve already blown much of it away on Tatsuya’s lunch bentos. Yes,… 

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Lei Garden Restaurant (Chijmes)

soup

Happy belated birthday, Singapore! Yep, our tiny nation celebrated 43 years of independence yesterday. And tomorrow is mom-in-law’s birthday! So, the family had a celebratory lunch today at the elegant Lei Garden, a name synonymous with exquisite Cantonese cuisine. Starting things off on a cold, rainy day was a tummy-warming, slow-cooked soup. A Cantonese specialty,… 

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Fish and calamari from Paddy's

paddy

Paddy’s want you to know that they are not your typical localized hawker/foodcourt western food, that’s why they implicitly state “Paddy’s – From Australia” on their signboard. I remember being very impressed with the fresh produce, generous sizing, and overall quality of food when I toured Aussieland. So how Aussie was the above plate of… 

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Min Nan's pork rib prawn noodle

min

This stall is one of the ailing businesses rescued and revived on the ratings hit Channel 8 series Buzzing Cashier. We happened to be at Tiong Bahru food centre for Sunday dinner, so thought I’d find out if the “rescued” pork rib prawn noodle lives up to its TV hype.

Eating at home – July 2008

chicken

Hey, I realized that it’s been a long time since I posted pictures of what we eat at home. Most of the time, I’ve no time to style the food, so the dishes are too ugly to be posted. But one day last month, I happened to have a day off work, resulting in the… 

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Hjh Maimunah Restaurant

nasi

After a fun-filled Sony Alpha DSLR outdoor workshop at Kampong Glam, the empty tummies were growling to be filled. So off we headed to the nearby Hajah Maimunah for a yummy nasi padang lunch. I was surprised to see that Hjh Maimunah now has a cleaner, more contemporary look with new countertops, furniture, re-tiled walls… 

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