Is Tim Ho Wan worth queuing for?

I know for a fact, that the good people of the Republic, i.e. Singapore love to queue.

Good food, queue. Bad food, also queue.

But Malaysians on the other hand, are probably a less tolerant bunch where queuing is concerned. Or at least that’s what I thought.

I myself find it a pain in the ass, and unless it’s some amazing, god inspired food, don’t ask me to get in line behind that those jostling families or dating couples. Heavens, no.

First day of business at Tim Ho Wan

First day of business at Tim Ho Wan 28.11.14

Anyway, Tim Ho Wan has finally reached our shores, and I am sure you already knew this thanks to all the media hype surrounding its opening… and no, I didn’t have to queue because I was there a day early for a sneak preview.

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Ye ole Butchery, Fleischerei Berlin

Berlin.. the city where you can eat for cheap. And eat well. What a lovely reputation. The Fleischerei located in Prenzlauer Berg was the place I was headed for dinner. I had asked some Berliners for recommendations on the local butcher scene, that I might cover something meaty and substantial for the blog, to which […]

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The Allegrini Wine Dinner at Villa Danieli

We were back at Villa Danieli last week for an Allegrini wine dinner. The best of North Italy is embodied in the wines of Allegrini, so I am told. The family-run estate that have been working the vineyards since the 16th century and are famed for being Amarone producers. The showcased wines Palazzo della Torre, La Grola and La […]

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Remy Martin ‘The Heart of Cognac Experience’

One place I’ve really wanted to visit, but never got the opportunity to, is the Cognac Region, in France. Most Cognac houses have a special cellar where they keep their oldest and best vintages. If you’re lucky enough to visit one of these spaces, don’t expect much polish. They tend to packed with ancient barrels, […]

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Mövenpick Berlin & my first taste of Currywurst !

Berlin is well-known for being the most affordable city in Germany. From its loins comes also that insanely addictive fast-food, called the Currywurst. But is Berlin really the last affordable city in Europe?

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Malaysian Mobile Mania – Agoda’s massive 48-hour, Malaysia-wide sale!

Malaysian Mobile Mania – Agoda’s massive 48-hour, Malaysia-wide sale, starts NOW!   Today.   For only 48 hours.   So folks, if you are spontaneous travelers, looking for a weekend getaway or staycation, in the next week or so.. read on.

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Wine Fiesta 2014 @ Ben’s Publika

The Wine Fiesta 2014 organized by Straits Wines, was back, and with it, a dynamic lineup of top winemakers and a plethora of new wines and spirits, all showcased at the outdoor sunny hotspot of Ben’s Publika. Sipping the afternoon away guests were free to mingle and to enjoy an array of specially selected wines. […]

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A Colorful Brazilian Bahia Party !

Bahia’s capital is the oldest city in Brazil, and during the early colonial period it served as the capital of the entire country. Situated on the All Saints Bay, this was where Africa met South America, on the northeastern state of Bahia. Salvador, Bahia’s centerpiece, was the arrival point for slaves brought to work the sugar […]

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Glenlivet.. the Riches of Salmon and Single Malt

Ah, so.. the Glenlivet Guardians meet again. This time to savour its Single Malt Whisky, paired with some supremely sultry Salmon. Chef Wai of Starhill’s Culinary Studio, presenting his prize possession!  And as its name alludes, The Glenlivet Guardians’ Chapter is a tribute to The Guardians who have played a pivotal role in this chapter of one […]

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Chun Kee Tai Bu Mee, Jalan Sayur, Pudu

What on earth is a Tai Bu Mee? There’s wantan mee. There’s fried hokkien mee.. but Tai Bu? Well Tai Bu (or Dabu) is actually a place China, densely occupied by the Hakka folk, and where they obviously cook food in the Hakka manner. So you could say that the Tai Bu noodles might also […]

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Moet & Chandon Gourming & Grand Vintage Rose 2006 Launch

I can’t resist a good Champagne session. I have often been told that one should select the ideal Mood, find the perfect Food and create the most magical moment with the matching Moët & Chandon champagne. My mood.. definitely gleeful.  It is normally with much glee that I accept any invitation from Moët & Chandon, […]

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