2 weeks back, I signed up for a free Alkaline Water System from Eight Stars, but it’s not completely free, as I had to pay for the 4-stage filter set for S$168 and installation charge of S$50. Everything works fine, except one thing to verify:…

I recently received a “free” alkaline water system through word-of-mouth referral. Eventually, I find that it is just clever marketing. Was I scammed? Read on. Alkaline Water For the Home For the longest time, my family wanted to get an alkaline water system, but gawked…

Thanks to the digital revolution, the food industry has grown exponentially with the availability of food order and delivery via apps. Personally, I am not a fan of food delivery because the food may lack freshness due to the time it takes from the kitchen…

Ed: Give a hand to my wife’s first blog article in years! Yes, she blogged for a while back in 2007. That blog is still live but her last post was in Dec 2009.   Given my hectic work on weekdays, weekends are times when…

Day 3, 14 Nov 2010 Day 3 was dedicated for shopping and eating along Queens Road Central. But I made a planning mistake. I went to Kau Kee Beef Noodle house and realised that it was closed on a Sunday. So wifey and I walked…

Finally I have time to review my photos and relive the nice vacation I had last month in Hong Kong! It’s also quite interesting as I revisited my 2009 vacation post. and compared what I did then and now. Armed with the Samsung NX100 with…

I’m off to the airport in less than 4 hours and I’m still blogging here! Just wanna drop a quick note that I’ll be spending my days in Hong Kong from 12 to 16 Nov. It’s rather coincidental that 2 of my colleagues are also…

Last week I went to 2 Japanese buffet restaurants for a meal. Kiseki, located at The Heeren, is priced only at $19.80++ on weekday lunches. It’s kindda like a marketplace: the food is so-so. If you want to try Japanese food and is a big…

Yesterday, my colleagues drove me to this well-known prawn noodle at MacPherson, called Ho Nam (River South). And boy, I admit I loved the soup, it’s so rich and delicious! The ribs are tender. The prawns, well, it’s not the freshest, but pretty decent size…

Pasta Festa by Mien

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A new pasta stall has just opened at the Tanjong Pagar Plaza Market. Pasta Festa is managed by Jack and June. Jack took apprenticeship with Mien, whose stall resides at Bukit Timah Food Centre. Barely opened for a few days, they asked me to do…

I seldom blog about food, but this deserves an exception. Pine Garden’s pineapple tart is simply delicious. I’ve eaten many kinds of tarts, and I’m generally not a picky eater. To me, anything tastes fine, and people who knows me will know that I do…

After a photoshoot yesterday, I met me wifey for dinner at Vivocity. Not knowing what to eat, we wandered and chanced upon White Dog Cafe. I had craving for western food and admittedly the menu photos are tantalizing. But we left and looked around further…