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Xiu Fa Vegetarian Cooked Food

Being old school Singaporeans, we like our breakfasts heavy and satisfying enough to get us through the morning.

Bee hoon is one of our favourite options, mainly because you can often find it at economic bee hoon stalls, where you can stave away your hunger pangs for a mere $2.90 in the typically overpriced CBD area. 248 more words


Platypus Lobster Shack, China Square: Lobster Roll at Only $19.90!!

If you don’t make a reservation, expect to queue. When I strolled in with my reservation on a Wednesday night, people in the queue dagger-stared me. 476 more words



Address: 707 6th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Top Chef All-Stars (Season 8) was probably one of my favorites of the series, since it managed to bring together a wide variety of personalities and competitors from all seven seasons prior. 1,156 more words


World Cup 2014 from Holland: Going Global (Part II)

Everybody in Hague is tonight jolly, drinking beer and partying! Netherlands (NL) the team we (Sylvia, Danny and me) are supporting just won over Mexico, proceeding to the quarterfinals of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. 1,408 more words

Arts + Culture

Bombay Duck

Spotted in a Chinatown fish market beside a New York City sidewalk, the strangely-named Bombay Duck (a type of lizardfish) has a mouth of nightmarish proportions.


Ghost Signs of Melbourne

On the corner of Flanigan Lane there is the hand painted sign stating: “New Theatre”. Jeff Sparrow and Jill Sparrow give a short history of the New Theatre in their book Radical Melbourne. 386 more words


Vancouver Walking Tours

I was chatting at work this past week with my boss (who, like me, used to live in Toronto) about the differences between visiting Toronto and hosting friends from Toronto. 521 more words