A Glossier Review: Wearing Glossier in Tropical Countries

A Glossier Review: Wearing Glossier in Tropical Countries

A girl like me couldn’t leave New York without going to Glossier, one of the few brands as of late that I’ve been geeking over, listening to every podcast with Emily Weiss and reading every article I could find about the business. I mean, what’s there to not love about an affordable beauty brand that [...]

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Singapore: Mochi Croissants and Sticky Buns at Brotherbird Milk & Croissants

Singapore: Mochi Croissants and Sticky Buns at Brotherbird Milk & Croissants

My first encounter with Brotherbird was during my first few weeks upon moving to Singapore last 2016. I stepped inside their shop in Bali Lane where I had their salted egg yolk-filled mochi doughnuts with soft-serve ice cream. And just this February, they opened a new concept at CT Hub in Lavender that focuses on [...]

Singapore: Sio Bak & Char Siu at 88 Hong Kong Roast Meat Specialist

Singapore: Sio Bak & Char Siu at 88 Hong Kong Roast Meat Specialist

Pork is my least favourite meat. I can easily pass up on the holiday lechon (roasted suckling pig) and coffee pork ribs—and I know that sounds crazy, but it’s true. Blame it on childhood trauma when I'd always find pork fat cubes with pig's hair still sticking out of them floating inside the evening's menudo. Gross! [...]

Singapore: Zenbu Ramen at Marutama Ramen

Singapore: Zenbu Ramen at Marutama Ramen

One of my favourite ramen bowls can be found in Liang Court, Singapore, where 90% of the stores are Japanese. They have Uniqlo, a Kinokuniya, and Meidi-ya, which is a sizable grocery stocked with Japanese goods. Liang Court is my favourite mall in Singapore. And Marutama Ramen can be found on its second floor. A homey, [...]