Tag Archives: singapore

unemployment

I was unemployed for a week. I took advantage of that to go to my two favorite Asian city-states. Pre-Opening Apple Store IFC HK Tasty Congee and Wantun in IFC

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eating in singapore: samy’s curry house

“indian” i said to sandra. “i want to eat indian.” “well we could go to tandoor at the holiday inn – its quite nice with table cloths or we could go to samy’s curry and eat off banana leaves” well, … Continue reading

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meet toby (not really his name)

my friend sandra’s condo in singapore is also the residence of this cat whose name is not toby. but that’s what we called him. strange cat. least affectionate cat i’ve ever seen. not playful in the least. wandered in and … Continue reading

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eating in singapore: chicken rice lah!

in my life i talk a lot about chicken rice. when i mentioned i was going to singapore, i told people “i’m going for chicken rice.” i enjoy the movie “the chicken rice war.” i once spent an entire day … Continue reading

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eating in singapore: sandra’s paella

it wasn’t all roti, chicken rice, satay, and singaporian food. on saturday night, my good friend sandra prepared paella (and i made an apple crumble) and we ate by the pool at her apartment complex.

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singapore sky

on the westside of singapore – just near singapore polytechnic, i caught this sky. (i was out there visiting a friend who attends INSEAD)

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eating in singapore: black pepper crab

everyone knows that when you want chili crab or pepper crab, the best place to come is singapore. and once you’re in singapore the best place to have crab is east coast park seafood centre. my friend mylinh suggested that … Continue reading

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eating in singapore: laksa and carrot cake

sigh. day 2 and i’m still eating in shopping malls. but that’s really because i was shopping. i swear i’m heading to hawker centres today. yesterday lunch, however, i was (again) on orchard and in the basement of ION Orchard, … Continue reading

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eating in singapore: thye hong

so why would i choose my first meal in singapore in the middle of a mall food court? well for one, i was still carrying my luggage with me – so i was hanging around orchard road shopping mall wisma … Continue reading

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being a weatherman in singapore must be easy

i’m on my way down tomorrow morning. chicken rice. laksa. satays. chili crab. pepper crab. friends.

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