Bottled Bubble Tea? A Quick Fix For Bubble Tea Drinkers

Tucked away on a shelf in 7-Eleven outlets is a new bubble tea product, yet another option contributing to the bubble tea addiction in Singapore. Bubble tea has gotten much more convenient when you can pop a bottle of it into your bag and go on your way. Packed in a cute pink bottle, I…

Habitat by Honestbee: Review

As someone who would always pick self-checkout over traditional cashier-staffed checkout, I was thrilled to hear that Honestbee was introducing a high-tech supermarket, Habitat, with a completely cashless payment system that required minimal interaction with other humans. Upon reaching Habitat, I was welcomed by a beautiful, ebullient mural, with a few people in front of…

Mob Psycho 100: Season 2 Review

Warning: spoilers ahead! Mob Psycho 100 (MP100) season 2 has recently concluded with a 13 episode run, leaving fans satisfied, and yearning for more of this wacky yet heartwarming series. Filled with amazing fight scenes, insightful lessons, and relatable characters, MP100 has etched its way into my heart, making it one of my favorite anime…

Jenjudan Singapore 珍煮丹: a quick sampling

Originating from the world-renowned Shilin Night Market 士林夜市 in Taipei, the Taiwanese bubble tea brand Jenjudan (珍煮丹) has gained popularity over the years, and has finally made its way to Singapore! Jenjudan is known for having wide array of drinks that will satisfy every bubble tea craving. Some of their signature drinks include the Brown Sugar Boba…

Shilin Singapore

Inspired by the famous Shilin Night Market (士林夜市) in Taiwan, Shilin Singapore is taking place at The Grounds@Kranji from 26 to 28 April (one last weekend, folks!) from 3pm to 11pm. The event highlights include a variety of Singaporean and Taiwanese street food, arcade games, handicrafts and accessories, and Mandopop performances in the evening. Now,…

Tonkotsu Kazan 豚骨火山: Food theatre

If you’re looking for a novel take on Japanese noodles, Tonkotsu Kazan offers its specialty: Volcano Ramen. The restaurant is decked out in a rustic, traditional style. The interior is mainly wood, with lacquered beams, and old-time wooden tables and stools. Along the walls are corrugated aluminium panels, while the ceiling displays a grid of…

BTS is back, and bigger than ever

BTS is back, this time with a mini album, MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA, and it is no surprise that the boys are making waves both locally in their home country, South Korea, and internationally. In just a week of its release, BTS has been breaking records and they don’t seem to be stopping either.…

どろろ [Dororo]: Half Season Review

Set in feudal Japan, Dororo (どろろ) follows Hyakkimaru, on his journey literally to find himself. Though only half of the slated 24 episodes have been released, the smoothly animated fighting scenes and engaging storyline has left me craving for more. Lets start from the beginning, I like how the anime starts with a complete background…

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice: The Art of Difficulty

The world is set in the 1500s, during the Japanese Sengoku period. As a Shinobi tasked to protect my Master, the Divine Heir Kuro, from any evil, I find myself on a mission to rescue and escort him to safety when the Ashina clan kidnaps him. Here is where Sekiro starts to differ from the…