Jamón Ibérico and Sherry Tasting


On a random Thursday night, Sean and I decided to begin our education on Jamón Ibérico and Sherry. Pim Pam, which we’d both loved the last time we visited, was holding an Iberico Ham Fiesta and was featuring a live carving station of Joselito’s Vintage Iberico Ham 2009. Basically, a unique 9-year-old hulk of delicious […]

Musings: Of Monsters and Men


“The real world is where the monsters are.” ― Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief Singapore has got to be one of the safest places in the world. We don’t get much sordid crime here. So reading about a man raping his mistress’ 7-year-old daughter for more than 6 years in the same flat they all live in with […]

Musings: North Korea – The Method to its Madness


The media is often portrays North Korea as a mind-boggling rogue state, led by a maniacal trigger-happy dictator who acts on complete whim and fancy. But don’t be fooled. Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions are not the pursuit of a madman. In fact, if we dig deeper into the tensions on the Korean peninsula and the motivations […]