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I rarely eat out by myself. In fact, I despise doing so. Why? I hear you ask. Apart from having no one to talk to during the meal, I also can’t order as many dishes! Like a lot of bloggers and foodies, I always want to order just about everything on the menu. This is […]…
Who here doesn’t like a thick bowl of porky noodles? The kind that makes you slurp and burp and then makes you want seconds? I’m a huge advocate of Japanese ramen, especially the tonkotsu kind which is made with pork bones and the soup is so thick and gelatinous that it will make your lips […]…
A few weeks back I was lucky enough to have been invited by Annie, co-owner of Taketori Japanese Fusion to dine at their newly established restaurant on busy King St. Whenever I hear ‘fusion’ I don’t know what to expect. It turns out that Taketori serves up fancy bistro style modern Japanese dishes, a little […]…
The Japanese culture heavily embraces Buddhism and thus Buddhist teachings. One of the concepts that was derived from its teachings is the acceptance of all things ‘imperfect, impertinent and incomplete’, also known as ‘wabi sabi‘ in Japanese. Wabi sabi is an aesthetic that considers imperfect things beautiful, such as an unfinished, rough or unsymmetrical object, […]…
I always have trouble finding restaurants to dine at on Friday nights. Being as indecisive as I am (and the rest of my friends too), we always tend to leave things to ‘fate’. There was one week when we finally decided on a restaurant only to find out when we arrived that the menu has […]…