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I eat, I cook, I write, that’s it

By On November 2, 2015

I wouldn’t call myself a food authority. I like what I like, and while I’ll try almost anything, there are some foods — oh, like durian and canned peas — I’ll likely… Read More


#CatTravels: Gardens, Indian food and a guy named Roger

By On October 29, 2015

I didn’t have much time left. I only had three full days in Singapore, and this was already Day 3. I had a lot to pack in! One of the attractions on… Read More


#CatTravels: Eating at hawker centres in #Singapore

By On October 25, 2015

If there’s one thing you must do in Singapore, it’s eat at a hawker centre. Because in this country, makan, or eating, is the national pastime. Everyone eats here, in these humble… Read More


#CatTravels: My first day in #Singapore

By On October 22, 2015

Singapore wasn’t a country I had longed to visit. Sure, it was on my must-see list — but well below such destinations as New Zealand, Italy, Iceland, even Kaho‘olawe. But I have had… Read More


Sneak Peek into new Magnolia Bakery Cafe

By On October 15, 2015

Looking around the test kitchen at Y. Hata in Sand Island, you’d think the chefs were opening a restaurant. And you wouldn’t have been entirely wrong. The four apron-clad workers — surrounded… Read More