• Where tomyam mirages lead

    Where tomyam mirages lead

    Like I said, there’s any number of international food choices to pick from if you’re so inclined. But of course, how well they suit your taste buds is another story. As it’s been a while since I…

  • The first week

    The first week

    And just like that, we’re into the second week of the LNY. This year was a little different than what we’d planned but in a nice way. For one thing, we didn’t even get to the part…

  • Lunar New Year, my way

    Lunar New Year, the easy way

    For most people, Lunar New Year is a huge deal and nothing short of the works will do. Me, I keep it simple. You know, once you’ve missed a few lunar new years, it’s easy to sit…

  • The annual beef burger run

    The annual beef burger run

    So I trekked down to McD’s one fine day to catch their Prosperity Burger which, if you didn’t already know, is offered only once a year around Chinese New Year and for one month only. Hence this…

  • The year that wasn't

    The year that wasn’t

    Late to the party again! So here we are, a whole week into the new year! I had all the good intentions of writing a year-end post to rant (mostly) and rave about the year just gone…

  • Crush

    Once upon an alternate reality: She: Apparently I’ve been having secret lunch rendezvous with Chen Deul. Bff: Yeah okay, but why apparently? Either you did or you didn’t. She: Well okay, I did. Bff: What secret rendezvous…

  • Chestnuts and black-eyed peas

    Chestnuts and black-eyed peas

    So I was at a ‘highly overrated popular coffee shop’ buying lunch on a weekend. On a weekend! I must be nuts. The place is a freakin’ beehive, parking is a ‘beech’ and navigating the place is…

  • Happy Thanksgiving from my head

    Thanksgiving Day is here again. So far, in all the years that I’ve blogged about Thanksgiving, it’s always been about roasting the turkey and having a meal we’ve all come to love in this family. Thanksgiving has…

  • Choo-choo me lunch

    Choo-choo me lunch

    Was last week National Oat Week? Sure seemed like. There were oat promos everywhere I turned. The bulk buyer in me couldn’t resist and made 2 separate hauls of 3 promo packs x 3 bags each. That’s…

  • That pesky lodger

    That pesky lodger

    After running some errands, a friend and I went to have rice noodles in spicy soup. I’d eaten there before and found their noodles to be pretty tasty. While I like that this soup comes piping hot,…