12 February 2016

Bread Yard

Simple and fulfilling!
Menu comes with all-day breakfast and sandwiches, served with hokkaido bread.
How to get there?
Address: Galaxis, 1 Fusionopolis Place #01-23/24 Singapore 138522
Tel: +65 9773 5318

Website - http://breadyard.com.sg

By Car -
  • Along North Buona Vista Rd towards NUH, filter left into Portsdown Rd and shortly, turn right into Fusionopolis Place for the Carpark (electronic parking)

By Public Transport -
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 18059/18051 (Opp/One-North Stn, Ayer Rajah Ave) - Bus No. 91
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 18151/18159 (Opp/One-North Stn, Portsdown Rd) - Bus No. 91

Nearest MRT station: One-North (Exit B)

Opening hours
Mon to Fri: 8am to 7pm
Sat: 9am to 2.30pm
Close on Sundays
Soup of the Day (Broccoli)
 Soup of the Day (Pumpkin)
 Hong Kong Pork Belly Sandwich
(Slow-cooked pork belly, pickled cucumbers and carrots, hokkaido bread)
Duck & Orange Sandwich
(Smoked duck, orange slices, etc & hokkaido bread)
Eggs & Toast (Honey-baked ham, sauteed mushrooms, scrambled eggs)
Norwegian (Smoked salmon, seared asparagus, scrambled eggs)
Bettino (Honey-baked ham, back bacon, eggs)
Big Boy's (Back bacon, mushrooms, chicken sausage, eggs)
Having a sweet tooth?
Order the Candied Bacon & Grilled Cheese Pancakes!

20 January 2016

Siam Square Mookata (Havelock)

Keep Calm and have Mookata!
Reasonable prices for having Mookata at a Food Centre
How to get there?
Address: Blk 22A Havelock Road #01-14 Singapore 161022
Tel: 8119 6664

By Car -
  • Along Havelock Road, turn into Blk 22A open carpark (electronic parking)

By Public Transport -
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 10169 (Tiong Bahru Plaza) - Bus No. 5, 16, 33, 63, 121, 122, 123, 195, 851
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 10221 ( Ganges Ctr) - Bus No. 51, 64, 121, 186

Nearest MRT Station: Tiong Bahru (15 mins walk from the station)

Opening hours
Daily from 5pm to 12am

Price per plate starts from only S$1.80 to S$2.80 or go for the buffet which is $29 per person
Black pepper and teriyaki sauce seasoning
 Here's our order~
 Minced Pork
 Sauces for the Mookata 
Other outlets

06 January 2016

Banana Tree SG 바나나 트리

Originated from Korea, Banana Tree is now opened at Keong Saik Road. A dessert boutique cafe that serves desserts in small flower pots, their iced som som latte topped with candy floss and other desserts.
How to get there?
Address: 26 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089133
Tel: 6221 5020

By Car -
  • Along New Bridge Road or Kreta Ayer Road, turn left into Keong Saik Road, park at the kerbside lots (Coupon parking)

By Public Transport -
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 05019 (Opp Pearl's Ctr) - Bus No. 2, 12, 33, 54, 63, 124, 143, 147, 190, 851, 961, 970
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 05241 (Opp Blk 333) - Bus No. 80, 145
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 05259 (Aft Kreta Ayer Rd) - Bus No. 61, 166, 197

Nearest MRT Station: Outram Park

Opening Hours
Mon to Sat: 12pm to 10pm (Last order at 9.15pm)
Sun: 12pm to 7pm (Last order at 6.15pm)

Iced Som Som Latte
 Strawberry cake and Flower Pot Pudding
Mini Pot Bing Su

14 November 2015

SabX2 Wanton Mee 云吞面专家 (Bangkok)

The well-known wanton mee located at Pratunam, Soi Petchburi 19 is within walking distance from GLOW Pratunam Hotel. The place has limited seats and is always crowded, you'll need to wait for a while before getting your seats.
How to get there?
Address: 4/32-33 Soi Phetchaburi 19, Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: +66 2653 9618

Along Phetchaburi Road, turn left into Soi Phetchaburi 19 and walk about 5 minutes, the shop is on your right side

Nearest Station: Ratchaprarop (walk about 15 minutes)

Opening hours
Daily from 9am to 3pm

The wanton mee (dried) came in really small portion but just nice for breakfast.
60 baht for the wanton mee
 The braised trotter seems tempting and we ordered that too!
300 baht (about S$12) for the braised meat!

11 November 2015

Health Land Asoke (Bangkok)

Massage after shopping?
Health Land Asoke is located near to Terminal 21 shopping mall which takes about 15 minutes' walk from the BTS station.
How to get there?
Address: 55/5 Sukhumvit 21 Rd. (Asoke), Khlongtoeinuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110
Tel: +66 (0) 2261 1110
(Call to make reservation first if you are going in a group)

Nearest BTS Station: Asok (15 minutes' walk)

Opening hours
Daily from 9am to 11pm

Website: http://www.healthlandspa.com/home.html
We had the traditional thai massage in the room.
Remember to give a small tip to your masseur, best to standardise the amount among your friends.

Read about my Bangkok post here.

04 November 2015

Ruamkatanyu Foundation 泰国義德善堂 (Bangkok)

Coffin donation for a good cause!
When you travel to Bangkok, you can make coffin donation at Ruamkatanyu Foundation for a good cause. 
捐棺木做功德, 功德无量!
(Photo courtesy of Wallace Chin)

According to this blog, Ruamkatanyu Foundation was founded on 22 June Buddhist Era 2513 and the purpose is to provide coffins for those who passed on and no one came to claim the body.
How to donate?
Once you enter the Foundation, approach the counter to inform of the amount that you would like to donate.

Fill in the pink merit slip with your name, signature and donation amount. Pass the donation monies to the counter. You will be given the temple-issued value certificate.
Put the glue at the back of the pink merit slip and paste the slip onto the coffin.
Take 20 joss sticks for praying, 3 joss sticks to 1 censer and 1 joss stick at the entrance (left and right).
After praying, hit the bells and the drum three times.
Burn the certificate in the burning urn near the entrance before leaving.

How to get there?
Take MRT to Sam Yan and Exit 1. Ruamkatanyu Foundation is on the left side of the exit which is near to Wat Hua Lampong.

By taxi from Pratunam area will cost about 100 baht.

Opening hours
24 hours
Thai iced milk tea at the stall outside of the Ruamkatanyu Foundation.
As Chinatown is nearby, we hailed for a cab to Chinatown for dinner.
By taxi meter, it cost us about 60 baht from Sam Yan to Chinatown.

Read about my Bangkok post here.