D’ North Star

By SeeFoon Chan-Koppen Want a quick and satisfying meal? Something ‘downhome’ and tasty? In a venue that is air-conditioned, presentable, with a wide choice? Then D’North Star is the place to head for.  The menu is extensive and when you…

Bond & Co Offers Ramadan Set

Bond & Co is offering a Ramadan Set promotion starting from April 4, 2022. The set is for 5 pax and is priced at RM388.   Address: 1, Jalan Niaga Simee, Kampung Simee, 31400 Ipoh, Perak Business Hours: 9am-9pm, closed…

Musings on Food: Hainan Zai

Hainan Zai (HBR Cafe) Pictures by Gisele Soo Hainan Zai has moved! I first wrote a review on Hainan Zai (meaning son of person from Hainan) shortly after they opened in early 2020. Then MCO and the pandemic came and…

Beyond Sashimi and Sushi

Roku Japanese Sake & Dining Pictures by Gisele Soo It was in Tokyo many many moons ago that I had my first taste of sushi and sashimi. At first bite I had issues with the texture and the ‘rawness’ of…

SeeFoon Gets Crabby

I have a secret. I am a crab lover. I love crabs of all species: Mud, Flower, Alaskan, Snow, Spanner…you name it, I love it.  But I do worry about it’s provenance. There is always that dreaded Hepatitis lurking around…

All about Bread: Sourdough and Shokupan 

This article is all about bread. Sourdough bread, to be precise. In my arrogant youth, I thought I knew everything there was to be known about this important staple for ¾ of the world’s population; whether they were flat, unleavened,…
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