Review: Gu Ma Jia (姑妈家) Food Pot, Thye Thong Crescent


When it comes to having zi char in a place that feels like home, you don’t have to look further than Gu Ma Jia, which literally translates into ‘my aunt’s home’. And it couldn’t be more aptly-named! I loved the warm cozy feel of the place, family pictures hanging on the walls, and watching Gu Ma herself bustling in […]

Review: Restoran Ah Kaw 亚九 , Johor Bahru Malaysia


We made a spontaneous decision to drive into Johor Bahru on Sunday evening because a friend had to pick up some groceries and pet supplies and we were pretty keen on having some dinner in JB. We arrived at Restoran Ah Kaw 亚九 at 9pm after spending a few hours roaming its gigantic malls, checking out some exotic creatures […]

Review: Long Ji Zi Char, Tiong Bahru Singapore


Tucked away among the beautiful quaint shophouses at Tiong Bahru is Long Ji Zi Char, famous for its Crab Bee Hoon. I absolutely love the Tiong Bahru area. It has a wonderfully eclectic mix of old Singapore charm by way of the old coffeeshops, wet market and low-rise residential blocks, and the new hipster cafes […]