What: Teeny-tiny Israeli restaurant located in 100 AM mall. Pros: The food is delicious, healthy (ish) and comforting. I felt like we were eating in someone’s home. I also loved their smoky baba ghanoush (top-most, middle, green mush) and kept going back to it for just a little more, just a little more. Cons: The ambiance is … More Pita and Olives
I have a confession to make. When I get stressed out, or bored or feel like my life is out-of-control – I shop. I go out and buy new clothes. I shop for food in grocery stores, specialty grocery stores, on health food sites online. I stock up on body care and make-up. And how … More Costly Coping Mechanism
What: Best. Burger. Place. Ever. Okay fine, a restaurant/cafe type establishment situated in a mall that services European tai-tais that serves Very. Good. Burgers. Pros: The burgers – especially the blue cheese, poached pear and walnut burger (I’m literally swooning just typing this) – are so, SO good. Their onion rings served with this curry dip are … More Relish
I’m a super judgmental person. I figured this out when I met Regina for the first time. Regina was a new colleague who joined the adjacent department a couple of months ago. I met her and decided: 1) She was too hot to be nice. 2) Her heels were too high and she laughed too … More Cooking with… Regina
What: An affordable french restaurant with very minimal attempts at decor (minus some questionable chandeliers) because: affordable. Pros: The food is good and it’s really good value-for-money. They have a set lunch and you can choose the entree, main and dessert for SGD22.90. I had a wonderful garden salad that came with hazelnuts (what??), duck confit (a bit heavy but … More Saveur
What: Very hip taqueria (restaurant that serves tacos) and garden bar (aka they have outside seating and some potted plants) situated in trendy Duxton, with more pretty people as customers than I could count. Pros: The tacos are so good that I literally wolfed them down before I could take any pictures of them. That’s why the only picture … More Lucha Loco
What is validation? The free, online dictionary says it means to make valid; substantiate; confirm. For me, validation is what I feel when I belong somewhere, have a purpose or when I’m being recognized for doing something well. Usually, I feel validated as a result of interacting with different people. In the past (and still) … More Validation – where do you get it from?