Chicken Cracklings with Torch Ginger Flower Rojak Dressing Recipe Inspired By Black Nut

Jake invited Paul and I to Black Nut Bar. We had a table groaning with comestibles like “Awesome Threesome”, nothing kinky here, just the name for a skinny pizza with 3 al funghi that’s all, but I was particularly charmed by the Rojak Chicken Cracklins with Torch Flower marinade. “Simi si torch frau-er?” “Aiyah! Rujak eh … Continue reading

Brisket King Beef Noodles @ Food Republic Shaw House

Every Sunday is movie night but this activity was suspended recently as Valerie and Ryan are busy with the expansion of their school and wedding preparations. I was a little, sob sob… Okay, okay, I was in fact, very upset! One night, after Valerie got home from work, she found some time for me, so … Continue reading

Toa Payoh Lor 7 Fish Ball Noodles @ Shaw Lido Makan Bagus

It’s Movie Night and this time we watched 22nd Jump Street at Shaw Lido Cineplex. Valerie and Ryan opted for a Japanese meal at Ippudo Sg @ Mandarin Gallery. They woke me up in the late afternoon for an early dinner and some shopping afterwards but I was simply too tired – still in bed … Continue reading

Tori Q & Hokkaido Rice

Yakitori is like satay in our local context – skewered meat on sticks. It is a very popular dish in Japan sold as street food with many grabbing a couple of sticks from yakitori stalls on their way home from work. Yakitori is also a common cheap accompaniment (like pub food) to beer in Izakayas, a casual … Continue reading

Concetto By Saveur @ The Cathay

Sundays are movie nights with my children and last night was no different. We got tickets to the Edge Of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise! My children had gone out for food while I took a nap and so I had to dine alone. I reached The Cathay a couple of hours earlier (before the movie … Continue reading

Soup Restaurant 三盅兩件 @ Paragon

Whenever my children want Chinese soup, they go to the Soup Restaurant 三盅兩件 @ Paragon. 1991 was the first time I ate at Soup Restaurant located in Smith Street. Valerie was a toddler then and I did not cook much. Drinking double-boiled soup is a big part of my family culture. My mom is insistent … Continue reading

East Ocean Teochew Restaurant 东海潮州酒家 @ Ngee Ann City

Guess who’s back? Back again… It’s not Shady, for sure! Jerry was back from Switzerland in the early morn so he thought to go to work but he suffered desynchronosis, gave up working for the day, went home, got showered, had 40 winks and flew off to Perth all within 12 hours. No wonder his … Continue reading