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ASSA: Kimchi fried rice and EGG

The Hallyu Wave. A (probably) unstoppable South Korean cultural phenomenon of TSUNAMI-LIKE proportions, taking over the globe one strangely-addictive-overstyled-sychronized-comeback-Kpop song at a time. And a thing which has taken over my life, ruining the little street cred I gained from ...

Bo-lo’gne

Like being up high? So do Spoon and I. Therefore a trip to the tallest building in Hong Kong was inevitable. The sky100 observation deck is on the 100th floor of the International Commerce Centre and boasts a 360° view of Hong Kong in all its special-administrating and skyscraping ...

The Chocolate Festival and KOYA

Chocolate. I eat So much of it, health practitioners tremble at the thought of my insulin levels. Fear not, for I am a cacao renegade and as such, I had to visit the Chocolate Festival (13-15th December) at the Southbank Centre. One of the first things I noticed as Island and I struggled through the ...

Tahrar Muslim Restaurant

With Xinjiang cuisine fast becoming one of my favourite things to eat, I was constantly on the hunt for Ugyhur restaurants in Shanghai, especially as I was so poor at spotting them. After arriving in Dapuqiao station, we (Spoon) found the Tahrar Muslim Restaurant where we ordered... ...ZIRAR ...

Egg tarts in BIRMINGHAM

Birmingham, or Boringham, if you will. A place I dislike but can never quite put my finger on why. Possibly because it's just too grey with confusing road systems and a proud obsession with a shopping centre that I will Never understand. One of the few places that turns me into a smug, obnoxious ...

Oddono’s Salted Caramel Gelato

Apparently, Gelato differs from Ice cream on three main points: 1. Gelato has less fat, generally requiring more milk and less egg yolks in its recipes. 2. It is churned at a much slower rate than ice cream, resulting in a denser texture. 3. It is also served at a higher temperature which creates ...

Rasa Sayang: Chicken Rice

There's not much that AKid and I share, apart from an interest in food and a mutual fondness for the Lady Cod. Alzo, when it was time for a reunion we decided to combine the two and made our way to Rasa Sayang. Rasa Sayang claims to be the only halal restaurant in Chinatown (HFA approved), serving ...