What to eat in Orchard Road Singapore? There must be a thousand restaurants and places to eat in the Orchard Road area. To help our readers to narrow the choices, here is our list of ideas on where to eat in and around Orchard Road Singapore. The list of restaurants and food outlets range from affordable eateries at Orchard Road to formal dining. As restaurant information such as opening hours are subject to change, please check the current information before your visit; or use the CHOPE online reservation system if available.Continue reading →
“Lo Hei”, Cantonese for “tossing up good fortune”, is a Chinese New Year ritual adopted in Singapore with relish. The tossing of yu sheng with saying of auspicious phrases has become very much a part of office lunar new year celebrations. Here are some ideas and interesting suggestions for the office lo hei during CNY 2019 – restaurants for lo hei where tossing yu sheng can be memorable.Continue reading →
Romantic restaurants in Singapore with nice subdued ambience, good unobtrusive service and that special element that will help to make a meal memorable are not all extraordinarily expensive. There are affordable romantic restaurants in Singapore that will leave both your special date and your wallet happy. We list The Ordinary Patrons’ favourite affordable romantic restaurants – charming places where we can have dinner for 2 at under $120.Continue reading →
The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.
– John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan
Whether you take a doughnut hole as a blank space or as an entity unto itself is a purely metaphysical question and does not affect the taste of the doughnut one bit.
– Haruki Murakami
The fuller the ear is of rice-grain, the lower it bends
– Malay Proverb
La Cucina Piccola Fa La Casa Grande
A Small Kitchen Makes a Big Home
– Italian Proverb
เมื่อคุณขุดอดีตขึ้นมา คุณฝังอนาคต ( Mêua khun khùt a-dèet khêun-mah khun făng a-nah-khót).
When you dig up the past, you bury the future.
– Thai Proverb
扮 猪 吃 老 虎 bàn zhū chī láo hǔ
Pretend to be a Pig, to eat the Tiger
Hide behind the mask of a fool, a drunk, or a madman to create confusion about your intentions and motivations. Lure your opponent into underestimating your ability until, overconfident, he drops his guard. Then you may attack.
– Strategy 27 of The 36 Stratagems
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The Takashimaya Chinese New Year Festive Celebrations 2019 (sometimes affectionately referred to as the Takashimaya CNY Fair 2019) takes place from 10 January 2019 to Sunday 3 February 2019 (the first day of Chinese New Year this year falls on Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019). As usual, the popular CNY Fair is held at the Takashimaya Square, the open event space at basement 2. We stopped by on the first day of Taka CNY Fair 2019 to have a look.Continue reading →