Wok Hey (Velocity @ Novena Square) – Stir-Fried Rice and Noodles

Wok hey, which can be loosely translated to “breathe of the wok”, is what all wok masters aspire to achieve. It is the telltale sign that distinguishes wok masters from other mediocre zi char stalls. From a single takeaway kiosk at the basement of Bugis Junction, Wok Hey has become a new favorite of Singaporean […]


Fail-Proof 3-Ingredient Chocolate Truffles

It’s Mother’s Day today, so first of all, I would like to wish all mothers a very HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! Thank you for all your hard work all these years, giving us all your love and bringing each of us up so well.  My mother loves Awfully Chocolate (a Singapore homegrown chocolatier shop)’s Chocolate Truffles, […]

Chinese Uncategorized

Zha Jiang Mian (Bean Paste Noodles)

Zha jiang mian which is commonly known as “bean paste noodle” is a classic Chinese noodle dish. I love a good bowl of zha jiang mian anytime but the ones I have had outside are always too salty for me.  Due to the circuit-breaker measures in response to the vivid-19 pandemic, I had to take […]


Sutha’s Cafe – Spicy South Indian Briyani and Super-Expensive Pratas

After having tried delicious briyanis at Islamic Restaurant and Singapore Zam Zam, I have developed a taste for nasi briyani. I really wanted to try Bismillah Biryani’s briyani but I can’t go to the restaurant due to the circuit-breaker measures. I didn’t want to pay for delivery charges so I opted to satisfy my briyani […]


Two Men Bagel House (Royal Square) – Mouthwatering Bagels in Novena

I happened to see Two Men Bagel House’s post on Instagram one day, those bagels looked so tempting. I have been dying to try their bagels ever since. Due to the enhanced social distancing measures in response to the covid-19 epidemic, my company can only operate in one location. Relocating to Novena means that I […]


Fatburger & Buffalo’s (Velocity @ Novena Square)’s Impossible Burger

Ever since Impossible Foods first came up with Impossible Burger at the start of 2019, I have been itching to try out one of these plant-based patty burgers.  Heme, made from genetically-modified yeast, gives these patties their meaty look and flavor. Many people who have tried it claims it tastes exactly like its meat counterpart, […]


Shimbashi Soba – Handmade Buckwheat Noodles

Although buckwheat soba is not an popular as udon, buckwheat soba is rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and proteins. Buckwheat soba is the ultimate health food that provides numerous health benefits such as twice the fiber of polished rice, vitamin p (rutin), low in calories and boost anti-aging properties.  Shimbashi Soba at the basement […]


Chocolat N’ Spice – Glorious Muffins from Old-School Bakery

Sales representatives used to treat us to Chocolat N’ Spice muffins at my previous workplace. It has been quite some time since I last had their muffins and I am missing them. Chocolat N’ Spice now has 3 outlets in Tanjong Pagar Plaza, Shunfu Market and Telok Blangah. I still prefer going to their flagship […]


Huluruk Myeon House – Korean Handmade Noodles

Although Huluruk Myeon House has only recently opened in Velocity, it has already gained loyal followers for its slurp-worthy noodles. For those who are not familiar with Velocity’s layout, Huluruk Myeon House can be a little hard to find. Make a right turn just before the door that leads to Square 2. You should see […]

Local Delights

One Kind House – Organic Farm, Cooking School and 21st-Century Kampong

One Kind House is not your typical restaurant. I wouldn’t even call it a restaurant for it is housed in an old 3000-square-foot double-storey terrace house in Telok Kurau. It is an organic farm, cooking school, 21st century kampong” and art gallery all rolled into one. Former primary school teacher, 76-year-old Ng Swee Hiah, runs […]