Monday, March 30, 2015

Immanuel French Kitchen

After a couple of Fridays being out of town, S and I are exploring the city the best way we know how - through our bellies. Last Friday for our usual date night, we had to make a trip to Ikea (yet again). A quick google search for what to eat in the area pointed us in the direction of a french 'bistro', set uniquely in a hawker centre. 

Pardon the poor quality pictures, I couldn't head home after work before dinner so all I had was a phone camera which produces photos that can only take so much editing...

Thursday, March 19, 2015


A few days back we passed the hundred-day mark of our move to Singapore. Time flies doesn't it? I thought about writing down what we've been up to the past three-and-a-bit months and as expected, it consists a lot of apartment-hunting-moving-furniture-decor-shopping. Fun times folks, fun times. While I look forward to giving you an apartment tour, here's a quick update of what's otherwise been happening in my neck of the woods: 


Sunday, March 8, 2015

Orange Thumb

It has been just over a month since we moved into our new apartment - and it's feeling more like home with each passing day.  In our desire to embrace island life, we chose a place with a lovely balcony, one where we can enjoy the lovely view, streaming sunlight and constant breeze all the time. We also have a great deal more square footage than in our former NYC pad - finally we have a dining area, a proper room for guests, and space for flora and fauna! So off we went to the famous Thomson Road strip of nurseries to create a tropical paradise in our own home.

While I was told to shop along the vast row for selection and price, the Saturday we visited was one scorcher of a day. Walking around in fear of sunstroke just to land a potential bargain didn't seem wise. Therefore I'm glad that Hawaii Landscape was our first stop. You only have to see the photos to understand why my search ended there:

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Brunch at PS.Cafe

Taking advantage of the close proximity to Singapore, my parents and brother drove down from Kuala Lumpur for the weekend to visit us in our new home. 

Not a whole lot was planned besides eating and chilling in our pool - which we hadn't been able to enjoy much ourselves until a few dasy ago. I genuinely didn't know how much I would love having a pool in the 'backyard' until we actually did. I can't get enough and I'm just SO HAPPY to be able to bust this out ALL.YEAR.ROUND. 

I digress. I was excited to take the folks out to a spot I'd only been to dinner before, but is oh so much more prettier in the daytime - PS. Cafe on Harding Road in Dempsey Hill.

Taking over a colonial bungalow, it's set in the midst of very lush greenery. Although located a mere 5-minute drive from the hustle and bustle of the main Orchard Road shopping drag, it's designed to feel like you're dining in the middle of a tropical rainforest. 

Mine, all mine - Moroccan mushroom stack