Rainy Days and Sundays Always Makes Me Smile!

Life at large is about finding equilibrium between work and play, joy and sorrow. There is no guarantee that problems will go away but having family and caring friends around us let us know that we are not alone when we are down. Sometimes, we need to take a step back from the chaos to … Continue reading

Sungei Lembing Trip – Part 2

We continued our journey to Sungei Lembing and Michael, our tour leader who is also a master street photographer, informed that lunch and toilet break would be in another 2 hours or thereabout when we arrived in Pahang. The chicken was crispy outside and yet quite tender. The rice was fluffy but not as fragrant … 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

Ju Feng Garden Kitchen 聚丰园小厨 – Crab Promotion

Singaporeans, in general, loves seafood and crabs seemed to be an all time favourite. Some of my friends saw my posting of Ju Feng’s crab promotion on Bonding Tool’s Facebook page and got excited. They wanted to know if S$29 for 3 crabs is a worthy deal. “How big are the crabs?” What you see … Continue reading

Chui Huay Lim Teochew Cuisine 醉花林品潮轩辕 @ Chui Huay Lim Club 醉花林俱乐部

醉花林俱乐部 Chui Huay Lim Club, translating to Drunk Flower Forest Club, one of Singapore’s oldest club was founded in 1845. It was originally set up for Teochew (one of the largest Chinese clans in Singapore and have been in Southeast Asia since the mid 19th century) businessmen to engage in business networking as well as … Continue reading

Chihuly Lounge @ The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

Jerry’s back from Switzerland and we intended to do some catching up with tea followed by dinner but we weren’t that lucky! Firstly, The French Stall (TFS) that I wanted to go for tea was closed on Mondays and secondly, so was Sik Bao Sin (our dinner venue). We only knew that TFS was not … Continue reading

The Legacy Of Samsui Women Lives On… Soup Restaurant 三盅兩件 @ Paragon

The legacy of the Samsui Women is a big part of our history and early developments as a nation. It is believed that an influx of approximately 200,000 Samsui women came to Singapore from China between 1934 and 1938, and this continued until 1949 when emigration from China was declared illegal here. Today, there are … Continue reading

The Muzium Cafe @ 9 Bali Lane

I couldn’t believe my eyes when the bill was presented. Rick’s set lunch was S$10! Not a nett price but still! In one of the world’s most expensive city, can one really enjoy a more than decent but actually wholesome meal which includes an appetiser/soup, main course, coffee and dessert, even though it’s a small … Continue reading

The Ultimate Proposal At Senso Ristorante & Bar

9th March 2014. My mobile beeped. A text message. “Hi Ms Han, can I reserve you for dinner this Saturday at 8pm?” The message was from Ryan. Vanessa had warned me last year before they left for Korea. “You must have seen it coming, mom.” “See what coming?” “They have been together for years!” Ryan … Continue reading

En Japanese Dining Bar @ Alocassia

Nothing beats a simple porridge meal when ill (I mentioned I wasn’t feeling well after my Phuket trip) but if one still wants to dine luxuriously, then Japanese food is the way to go! Japanese cuisine is one of my favourite food in the world. The exacting standard that goes into the preparation and presentation … Continue reading