Tag Archives: China

Tall Girl Cuisine or Eastern Northern Dumpling Restaurant

East Coast Road seems to be a food hub to me. Yet another place B wanted to try out as it’s supposed to be pretty authentic and he read rave reviews online saying it’s run by a family from China … Continue reading

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Painting: Lee Kuan Yew

Captivating images at Ode to Art spotted at Raffles City that made everyone passing by turn their heads. I read that it’s by an artist from China, Ren Zhenyu and the one in the window, oil on canvas, is marked as … Continue reading

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Outside People’s Park Complex: Authentic Snacks from China

If I was not already so full from the Sichuan noodles I would have had these snacks which are really good. I especially like the pancake filled with minced pork and really spicy chilli oil.  You can spot the long … Continue reading

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CNY 2013: Checking Out the Chinese New Year Buzz at Vivo

VivoCity tends to have great Chinese New Year atmosphere so we had to check it out this year. I found the lanterns so pretty and the Chinese New Year fair, including art, crafts and photography from China added to the … Continue reading

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Clipper Race at Keppel Bay (Round the World Boat Race makes a stop in Singapore)

Keppel Bay is a real tiny artificial island with a bunch of eateries and boats. When we were there it was buzzing with activity. I had no idea what a clipper race was till I read the details. It’s a … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year 2012: Just Outside People’s Park Complex

You have to try the snack stalls here. Really authentic stuff from China. Pancakes with spicy pork filling. So good. I always see long queues forming. Another popular stall that we tried the last time. The yummy pacake that reminds … Continue reading

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Very Funny American Comedian from China: Joe Wong

Joe Wong who looks more like a scientist than a comedian, is brilliant at the Radio Television Correspondents’ Association (RTCA) Dinner in Washington. I think this video is going viral already. My sister just sent it to me and I … Continue reading

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The Stop Cooking Indian Curry Story Upsets Me

Sunday, August 21st, is Cook a Pot of Curry Day. A brilliant group of Singaporeans set up a facebook page to celebrate curry as our way of life and it already has 17,364 attendees. (Update on 19 August 2011: The … Continue reading

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China: Jilted Bride Attempts to Leap from Building

I hope the Chinese authorities treat her with compassion. The poor girl looks utterly distraught. The pain must have overwhelmed her in that moment. You can read the full article at the Daily Mail. Even more shocking, when you watch … Continue reading

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How China Trains it’s Kids to Become Olympic Champions

I would say torture rather than training. A 5 year old child made to live in a boarding school just to satisfy the dreams of his or her parents. Seems so cruel to me. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnxR1lLrkPg] Didn’t think I’d find a … Continue reading

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