The 8th (?) birthday celebration together with Kaiyang and gasp … milkshakes and cakes have given way to pizza and beer. In truth I had been feeling an evasive sense of dread whenever someone asked about my birthday plans – precisely because I had none. And while I love an elaborate day of celebrations as … Continue reading Before The Clock Strikes Twelve
You know the drill. It’s a zi char outing and from har cheong gai to cereal prawns, everyone orders their favourite zi char dish. Mine for the record, is hotplate tofu. There is nothing I love better than scooping pieces of tofu and egg from the hissing iron plate and mashing them with rice. Comforting … Continue reading Chilled Sweet and Sour Pork, Lollipop Chicken: This is Zi Char?
Three days and six slices of cake later, I know why the French revolted when Marie Antoinette proclaimed, “Let them eat cake.” Because how else could they have burned off that sugar high? But happily for cake junkies like me, shopping in Bangkok is plentiful and cheap – perfect for wearing off all that sugar … Continue reading Bangkok Foodie: The Girl With The Most Cake
Ageing and sexy are two words you’ll never expect to see in the same sentence, let alone a play. But the cast of Pioneer (Girls) Generation turned the idea of ageing as a lonely, arthritic process on its head with their production by The Necessary Stage. Set in a luxurious, upscale retirement village, Catherine Sng, … Continue reading Pioneer Girls Generation: Making Ageing Look Sexy
I have a love-hate relationship with brunch. I am opposed to paying 15 bucks for eggs when I can get them for 20 cents apiece at NTUC. I refuse to spend an hour waiting in line just for pancakes. I most certainly do not want to wake up early on weekends for something that marries … Continue reading Like Bees to Wild Honey
Tucked away on the second floor of Shaw Tower, Sofra Turkish Restaurant lacks the charm of most other Middle Eastern establishments along Arab Street. No lounging about in wicker chairs, no contests to see who can make the perfect shisha smoke ring but no matter, if shisha isn’t your poison of choice. Despite its location, … Continue reading Turkish Delights