Review: Mrs Pho, Beach Road


There’s nothing quite like a piping hot bowl of comforting pho on a rainy day to warm the cockles of your heart. Especially when said cockles are tossed in fragrant chilli oil and golden, melt-in-your-mouth chunks of luscious lard. Say hello to the Cockles Stir-fried with Garlic ($7.50). Yes, I know it’s a pho place but I’ve gotta […]

Review: Tea Appreciation at Tea Chapter, Singapore


I fell in love instantly with this little teahouse tucked away on 9 Neil Road in an old row of shophouses. It’s rustic, peaceful and meditative – a haven from the endless rush of the city. Mum is currently still reeling from the effects of chemotherapy, and I thought a serene environment would do her […]

Review: Akira Back, South Beach


Akira back is a Korean-American snowboarder turned chef who’s got his restaurants scattered all over the region in Delhi, Jakarta and Bangkok. With his signature modern Japanese cuisine with Korean accents, it’s created quite a bit of buzz when it opened a stylish outfit at the JW Marriott in South Beach. The restaurant was stylishly […]

Italian Cooking: Handmade Fettuccine with Pork Ragu


There’s nothing quite like a hearty, melt-in-your-mouth meat ragu over some freshly-made pasta. It’s not only comforting but a wonderful treat for the family. And if you’re entertaining, you can get this ready hours beforehand. We decided to try out a pork ragu, but I’m sure you can substitute it for beef if you prefer. […]