But… er, where’s the buttermilk?

The buttermilk crispy chicken sandwich made its debut in McDonald’s in Singapore on 13 April, introduced under the chain’s Signature line. Priced at S$8.95 the set includes a medium soda and fries. The burger consists of many fresh ingredients, such as the usual cheese and caramelised onions, and also, interestingly, pineapples. A layer of buttermilk encasing…

Bittersweet: Starbucks Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino

Starbucks has been on a roll recently, introducing new drinks nearly every week. This time they’ve introduced a unique fusion of popcorn, pretzel, and coffee and called it a Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino: a virtual ‘party in your mouth’!. Topping a soft layer of whipped cream, covered with sweet caramel sauce is a beautifully-made pretzel and…

Movie Review: Ghost in the Shell

*No spoilers* Ghost in the Shell? Ok, but just don’t dwell on the details. This movie, with its stunning visuals and philosophical musings ultimately left me feeling satisfied, but a little wary about the kind of world its creators were painting for the audience. In this review, I will be highlighting the areas in which…

Movie review: ‘Life’ (2017)

*No major spoilers* Holy Sh*t, it was intense. Life aboard the International Space Station is probably anxious and claustrophobic enough without the unwelcome stowaway of a hostile, alien lifeform bent on killing everyone on board in the most horrible ways possible. And maybe saving the rest of the world for dessert. Props to the cast for…

Review: Strong Woman Do Bong-Soon

Everyone knows the typical plot in which the damsel in distress waits for her prince charming to sashay in, fashionably swing his fists around, defeat all the villains, and save the day. Strong Woman Do Bong-Soon, however, plays against type. As the title suggests, this k-drama stars an extraordinary woman endowed with superhuman strength, who manages…

Are you normal?

No one wants to be normal in Singapore. A ‘normal’ person takes 5 years to complete secondary education. That’s too slow. Not when ‘express’ only takes 4 years. If a person has to take an extra year to be schooled, they must be stupid and are an embarrassment to their parents who will never be…