Tag Archives: Traditional

Malacca Road Trip: Roti Canai & Nasi Lemak Breakfast at Restoran Saravanna

One of our best meals in Malacca was also our last meal here. And it happened to be walking distance away from our hotel – The Majestic. It always seems to be the case for me that the best food … Continue reading

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Best Teh Tarik in Singapore (Nameless Stall at Kampong Glam)

The elderly white bearded uncle at the little nameless tea shop, just opposite Kampong Glam cafe makes the best tea in Singapore hands down. It’s called a Sarabat stall (selling mainly drinks and run by mainly Indian Muslim owners) and … Continue reading

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Had Amazing Chicken Satay at Eunos Crescent Hawker Centre

Lots of good Malay food here, but I would come back for the satay. I dare say it’s one of the best I’ve had lately. The freshly made potato curry puffs were so yummy and here’s where you can get … Continue reading

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CNY 2012: Chinatown Ushers in the Year of the Dragon

If you’re intending to decorate your house for CNY, the Chinatown bazaar seems to have the lowest prices. But I guess for something unique you could go to the other countries in Asia where the festival is celebrated as well, … Continue reading

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My Grief, Resentment & Desire for Happiness

Update 10/10/11: I know this was a hard one to respond to, but I really appreciate the notes you’ve left and just the good energy you always send my way. Some days I’m down and some days I’m up and … Continue reading

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Padma Lakshmi’s Daughter Krishna in a Purple Pavadai

{via Celebrity Baby Scoop} More photos of the cute tot Krishna at Celebrity Baby Scoop. Thought it was interesting that her pavadai was knee length, but it would make sense for a toddler who might trip over a long skirt. … Continue reading

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Milky Ginger Tea at Kampong Glam

We walked a little way down past Kandahar street to a tiny coffee shop. Here hot tea is traditionally tossed high into the air by a sweet, elderly Indian Muslim man. The resulting teh tarik was perfection. I even felt … Continue reading

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Pink and Blue: Meng Yew Hotel in Geylang

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Exploring Bussorah Street

I wanted to stop at this huge coffee shop called Kampong Glam Cafe to have tea. Maybe next time. This place was at 17 Bussorah Street. Even the birds love it here. Didn’t expect to see a Sasha’s & Company … Continue reading

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Swanky Food Courts in Singapore: Food Opera at ION and Rasapura at Marina Bay Sands

Our parents would have never imagined that one day Singapore would have a swanky version of a hawker centre. Even with the several hawker centres, they are often nostalgic for the little food carts on bicycles that used to go … Continue reading

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