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Pad See Ew (Thai Fried Rice Noodles)

Pad See Ew (Thai Fried Rice Noodles)

An extremely popular dish at just about every Thai restaurant in the US, pad see ew (translated to soy sauce noodles) is a humble street food that is now globally loved. I became enamoured with pad see ew at Pookie’s Thai Westlake, a popular restaurant […]

A Tasty Adventure in Taiping, Malaysia

A Tasty Adventure in Taiping, Malaysia

Taiping is a small town located in Perak, Malaysia that is about an hour drive from Penang. It’s not typically on the radar of international tourists because of its laid back nature, but if you love food, it’s worth heading to Taiping for a few […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Honey & Mint

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Honey & Mint

  A few years ago, I met up with my food-obsessed friends to try out a fairly new restaurant in Southern California. We decided to order a bunch of dishes to share and one of which was a roasted Brussels sprouts appetizer. One bite of […]

Intro to Malaysian Food: Penang

Intro to Malaysian Food: Penang

Do you travel the world in search of mouth-watering cuisine? Then Penang is the perfect food paradise for you! Known for its huge variety of street food, Penang’s culinary scene is heavily influenced by its beautifully diverse Malay, Chinese, Peranakan and Indian cultures. First time […]

Roasted Za’atar Spiced Eggplant with Labneh

Roasted Za’atar Spiced Eggplant with Labneh

My friend Wuen has a natural talent for creating improvised dishes that always turn out beautiful and delicious. She invited us over for a Middle Eastern food fest at her place and I helped her cook a couple of dishes, one of which was grilled […]

A Toast to Great Views: Rooftop Bars in Singapore

A Toast to Great Views: Rooftop Bars in Singapore

Singapore has a gorgeous city skyline and no trip is complete without a drink or two at rooftop bars with a view. Here are four popular bars, from tallest to shortest, with gorgeous views of the city skyline. The views and experiences are really different, […]

Easy Orange Sorbet

Easy Orange Sorbet

There’s nothing more refreshing than enjoying a bowl of delicious homemade fruit sorbet. It can help you cool down on a hot day and is a beautiful end to a summer dinner. This orange sorbet recipe is really easy to put together and has all […]

New GPSmyCity Article Apps on Singapore + Free Upgrade!

New GPSmyCity Article Apps on Singapore + Free Upgrade!

  Attention food and travel lovers, I’m excited to announce that my first articles on Singapore are featured in the GPSmyCity travel app, which turns your smartphone into a personal tour guide. Both articles focus on the vibrant and delectable food culture in Singapore, and […]

Baked Malaysian Spicy Whole Fish

Baked Malaysian Spicy Whole Fish

  If you love spicy food, you’ll love this spicy baked fish! My friend Anita (queen of spices!) made this dish for me along with other deliciously spicy food. The marinade is a perfect blend of hot and sour, and infuses the fish with a […]

Spring into Sydney

Spring into Sydney

Springtime in Sydney is absolutely lovely! Since Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere, spring starts in September and lasts through November. The weather is mild (mid 70s Fahrenheit, 20s in Celsius), there are dozens of festivals and activities, and best of all, it’s not peak […]