England

Monmouth

Monmouth

I used to think that coffee shops were boring.  As it is becoming increasingly common as I mature, I was proved wrong. I have learnt that sitting in a coffee shop, you can observe many interesting things.  You might see the parade of people hurrying […]

Petite Coree

Petite Coree

Brunch seems to be a pivotal part of the weekend ritual.  To a brunch heathen like me, it seemed nonsensical that its absence bespoke a critical defect in humanity. Seemingly excessive inebriation, bodily harm or extreme extrusion of liquids were not justifiable reasons to miss […]

Chakra Riverside

Chakra Riverside

This is a nice area, must have lots of discerning, sophisticated people here.  At least this is how Kingston beckoned to me when I got off the train.  A particularly refined area of London.  I thought that it must be a nice area to live […]

Manna

Manna

Given that I am soon to visit Israel, when the word “manna” was mentioned, the heavenly version quickly sprung to mind.  This is what the Israelite ate during their wanderings in the desert to provide sustenance.  If they ate this for 40 years, it must […]

Flour & Grape

Flour & Grape

Naming your restaurant after ingredients can work out well.  Look at burger and lobster, serving burger and lobster.  Bubbledogs serving champagne and hotdogs.  Or perhaps most descriptively of all, Kentucky fried chicken serving Kentucky fried chicken.   So I guess that when all else fails and […]