Yellowknife Trip

My parents had a crazy idea. They wanted to go to Yellowknife in January. January in Canada, as in winter. I guess it is sort of like when Canadians can’t wait to flock to somewhere warm like Mexico or Cuba for their winter getaway, my tropical Singaporean parents wanted to experience a cold frozen getaway. My siblings … More Yellowknife Trip

Bao Sandwich Bar

Bao Sandwich Bar is nested in a  cozy student neighborhood, just steps from University of Waterloo / Wilfrid Laurier University. I waited for quite some time before visiting as I thought – how could “student food” be any good?? However, we’ve heard many positive reviews about this hidden Bao heaven so we had to try … More Bao Sandwich Bar

The Berlin

The younger generation may not know that the City of Kitchener used to be the City of Berlin. Godmother S, healthy in her nineties, explained that the name changed during the first World War due to the anti-German movement. The Berlin, which opened at the end of 2015, was a highly anticipated addition to Downtown Kitchener. Its chef … More The Berlin


Hello! Does anyone still read this blog? I have not posted for more than six months! Gosh, time is just flying by. Well, I have been quite occupied since the last time I wrote. Just a quite update… I am still alive! 1) Y & I were in Japan for over three weeks in January. … More Hello!

Gilt Restaurant

Gilt Restaurant opened last week in Downtown Kitchener. I have been looking forward to their opening since I saw their beautiful signage. It seems to convey the concept of glamour and chic. Hot new contemporary restaurant NOW OPEN in the heart of Kitchener’s innovation district. Owned by two women who love food, people and wine. … More Gilt Restaurant