Lorina Tan is a 20-something food-lover who was based in Thailand for 2 years. I met her through the blog when she sent me samples Continue reading
My cousin Queen read up on a lot of Hanoi restaurants on Tripadvisor prior to our trip. Gourmet Corner was ranked as the city’s 6th best restaurant, and we decided to have lunch Continue reading
Cong Caphe was one of my favorite coffee experiences in Hanoi. My cousins and I walked over to the cafe right across St. Joseph’s Cathedral, but you can find them at various locations around the city.
Sofitel Legend Metropole is one of my favorite Hanoi discoveries. The hotel has been on my must-visit list ever since reading this interview with Anthony Bourdain. But even with my high expectations, I was blown away by how beautiful it was in reality.
During our Hanoi trip last May, my cousin Queen suggested we check out this place called The Hanoi Social Club. More than a restaurant, it was a cozy and interesting space where “peaceful souls join together to cloud-gaze, think, and create.” Continue reading
After a few days of eating mostly traditional Vietnamese fare, my cousins and I felt it was time for a change. We decided to have dinner at Green Tangerine, a colonial-style restaurant serving up French cuisine with a Vietnamese twist.
Hanoi day 2, my cousins and I decided to book a tour to Ninh Binh, a province about 2.5 hours away from Hanoi by car. Continue reading
My cousins and I spent a lot of time cafe hopping while we were in Hanoi last month. The Note was just down the street from our hotel, and it was one of my favorites Continue reading
I can’t remember if we had dinner at Cau Go our first or second night in Hanoi, but I do remember it being a really good one.
My cousin Queen booked us rooms at the Hanoi Imperial Hotel, just a stone’s throw from the lake and right in the middle of the Old Quarter. Continue reading
Just a few weeks ago, I was in Hanoi with my sister Audrey and our cousins Queen, Olivia, and Natalie. Continue reading
One of the highlights of our Tokyo trip was our sushi breakfast at the Tsukiji Fish Market. Continue reading
I’m so glad there was a Dean and Deluca just a stone’s throw from our hotel in Tokyo. We popped in almost everyday, either for breakfast, a quick snack, or a coffee fix. Continue reading
While strolling around the side streets of Omotesando, John and I chanced upon this cozy cafe called Mr. Farmer. We had worked up an appetite from all the walking, but dinnertime was still a couple of hours away Continue reading
When John and I were in Ginza, we always stopped by Manneken for our waffle fix. Continue reading
When it comes to takoyaki, you either like it or you don’t. Continue reading