Fish Market in Pontian On A Sunday


Fish wasn’t on my mind when I went to Pontian. I had to deliver some Chinese New Year festive goodies to my relatives in Pontian. A couple of my good friends were in Johor Bahru, so I arranged to have breakfast with at a local coffee shop in Pontian. It was their first time eating Continue Reading

Eiah-Sae Hainanese Coffee Shop in Bangkok


Eiah-Sae is probably the last authentic Hainanese coffee shop in Bangkok’s Chinatown.  I was very eager to find it when I arrived in Bangkok. Searching for mouth-watering local foods is part of the fun of traveling. During my stay in Bangkok, I love trying out food recommendations from my Thai students and friends. Waking up Continue Reading

Hot Spring Goose Restaurant, Hainan Qionghai


Qionghai is famous for its hot spring goose, also known as “Wenquan Goose”. I can’t get goose meat in Singapore, so whenever I return to Hainan, I will indulge myself. My relatives rear the famous Hainan hot spring goose in their backyards for their own consumption. They will always cook me a Hainan hot spring goose Continue Reading

Hainan Trip : Must Try Hainan Rice Noodles


I fell in love with my bowl of Hainan Rice Noodles when I first visited Haikou. Hence, I would eat Hainan Rice Noodles whenever I visit Hainan. The noodles are called fen (粉) in Hainan. It’s a classic breakfast dish for the residents who love eating rice noodles in the morning. There are coarse rice Continue Reading