• No plastic lids, no straws, thanks

    No plastic lids, no straws, thanks

    When I order a cup of coffee, it usually comes with a lid. They don’t ask if your order is “for here or to go”. They simply slap on the plastic lid. When I get to my…

  • Finally, roast pork with dry wantan noodles

    Finally, roast pork with dry wantan noodles

    I’ve been hankering after that siu yoke (crispy skin roasted pork) ever since our dinner at that obscure restaurant in the swanky part of town whose siu yoke was all sold out for the day. Now one…

  • Beefing about Mrs Daggers

    The day I went carb-less, sorta

    Some days the heat and humidity gets to me so much that I just want to get drunk on water and have nothing to do with food. But eat, I must! but to save myself the trouble…

  • Herbal chicken noodle soup, the real deal

    That #herbal noodle #soup

    I love it when menus come with photos of the food. At least it gives me some idea of what I’m getting. But photos can be misleading at best. A photo could look really good, leading you…

  • Tissue box auntie

    So I’m trying to pick out a few more boxes of Kleenex facial tissues. Chronic bulk shopper that I am, even with 7 packets of coffee, 6 body shampoo refill packs, 4 jumbo packs of 2 regular…

  • Hip to be #Shopping: Summery open shoulder blouses

    Guess what, ladies? It’s time to bare some shoulders. What you hidin’ them for? These are swelterin’ days and it ain’t gonna get cooler any time soon. So come on, bring out those poor suffocating shoulders and…

  • On an obstacle course to a great dinner

    Weekend dinners can be exciting especially when you don’t know where you’re going and the anticipation is driving you crazy. Seems like we’ve been speeding along for miles before entering a dungeon of a parking lot in…

  • Hip to be #Shopping: Lace tops for high tea

    Some days, you just feel girly and want to look pretty. And lace is both pretty and girly, don’t you think? So go ahead, go lace-y! Set: Plain Camisole Top + Lace 3/4-Sleeve Top This beautiful bluish…