A Gastronome Experience

Prive, Bakery Cafe
August 3, 2009, 1:14 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Restaurant, Western


Brunch, breakfast and lunch combined together, or otherwise termed as “late breakfast”. Brunch, this word alone gets me thinking about poached eggs, the image of molten custard yolk oozing out from their delicate whites is priceless. A wave of tranquility washes over me at the very thought of brunch. The peaceful almost-picture perfect ambience must have played a significant role. Time doesn’t seem to be of the essence anymore, the sweltering heat doesn’t even bother me, now that’s the power of brunch, comfort food for the hungry soul.

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Killiney Kopitiam
June 10, 2009, 1:20 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Snacks


Remember the time you got a whiff of freshly brewed coffee. The time you scraped egg whites from the insides of a soft-boiled egg shell. And the time you coo-ed and ahh-ed over the perfect combination of handmade Kaya and melted butter. Welcome back to the good old days.

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Malaysia Part IV
May 22, 2009, 4:07 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Chinese, Hawker Fare, Snacks


The third day had arrived and it also marked the end of our 3D2N stay in KL. She wanted Wanton Mee, he wanted Yong Tau Foo, while i wanted Pork Noodles. To satisfy everybody’s craving, heading to Malaysia’s very own “Kopitiam” was our very best option. Where else can you find variety but at a “Kopitiam”?

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Malaysia Part II
May 15, 2009, 4:02 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Malay/Indian

Flip it. Toss it. Heat it. Fluff it. Serve it. Its outlets operate round the clock and can be patronized at anytime of the day. The vast majority tend to consume it as a late night, or early morning dish. Tear it with your hands and dip it in curry, sugar or condense milk. The Hindus call it Roti Prata. There you have it, pit-stop number 2.

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Malaysia Part 1
May 13, 2009, 3:03 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Chinese


It was our first pit-stop. Awaiting us was a 3-4 hour journey, we needed to refuel in order to proceed smoothly. It was our very first meal of the day and it was also our first meal upon entering Malaysia. Everyone, say hello to Ba Kut Teh.

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Breakfast at The Quay
April 23, 2009, 2:58 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Restaurant, Western


Breakfast. Not only are they the most important meal of the day, they are also indeed one of the most enjoyable meals. From something as simple as peanut butter and jelly toast, to pancakes drizzled with butter and maple syrup, to something more indulgent like eggs benedict, breakfast, is what i call, my comfort haven.

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