Caffeinated Cabin, Jalan Gasing

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Despite writing for more than 7 years, I find it tough to constantly find inspiration in what I do – creative, corporate, feature and blog. Little nooks and cafés help in giving me inspiration to write and such an ambiance promotes creative thinking. So I go to one during my off-days, to catch up on some [...]

HWAN by Chakri

My first Thai mango salad was in Bangkok, where I sat by the roadside along the stretch of Sukhumvit. The lady used a mortar and pestle (batu lesung in Malay) to pound and mix the salad — it was robust, spicy and tropical. Hwan’s version is currently the closest to that. This was assembled upon [...]

Straits Food Company, Bangsar

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There’s plenty to like about Peranakan (Nyonya) cuisine, an amalgamation of Chinese, Malay and Portuguese influences in one cauldron. To date, the best Nyonya food I’ve tried still comes from my mother in-law’s kitchen. She makes delicious ayam pongteh, ayam buah keluak, popiah and Nyonya laksa, among many others. Pity she has no interest in [...]

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