G7 Sinma Live Bull Frog Claypot Porridge

I was on full steam last week with a few Malaysian friends heading back to their hometown for reunion dinners so we had ours earlier. No doubt Lo Hei was served earlier this year, too! Well, after one particular Lo Hei lunch, I went on to karaoke and then a photography outing to Chinatown to … Continue reading

Goat Hei Fatt Choy!

Can you believe another Lunar New Year is fast approaching? Time really flies especially when one is older. Oh how I wish I could prolong the days, better yet freeze them, hahaha… There’s so much to do and so little time. I know I haven’t been blogging daily like when I first started but then … Continue reading

The Wood Horse Has Arrived! 马年已到!

It’s official! The Wood Horse has arrived and will last from 31st January 2014 till 18th February 2015! Some background: The Chinese Zodiac consists of 12 animals – Rat, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Chicken, Dog and Pig. In Chinese Five Element theory, Horse is in the Fire group and is also … Continue reading

My Best Wishes For You While Anticipating The Wood Horse!

It’s Chinese New Year eve. Tonight’s the most important dinner for all Chinese around the world and I will be dining at my mom’s for Reunion Dinner – 年夜飯. Tomorrow is Chinese New Year, so I may not be online for the next few days, that’s if I can keep myself offline, lol… As I … Continue reading

Can You Hear the Galloping Hooves?

Can you hear the galloping hooves? Watch out Helen of Troy, The Wood Horse is coming! Nah, not the Trojan but the Chinese, myself included, is welcoming the Year of the Horse (马年) in Chinese Zodiac on Friday, 31st January 2014 on the Gregorian calendar. Spring Festival is coming to town! The character of the … Continue reading

Early Reunion Steamboat Dinner @ King Restaurant (Macau)

Chinese New Year is around the corner! My Hong Kong and other overseas friends were with me in Macau and we wanted to celebrate a “reunion” before everyone goes back to our respective countries. We enquired about having steamboat, a popular reunion dinner meal which was not on King Restaurant’s menu, and they agreed to … Continue reading

Spring Festival 春节

There are many Chinese festivals in a year… Dumpling (Dragon Boat), Mooncake (Mid-autumn Festival), Hungry Ghost and Winter Solstice are some of the popular ones but to the Chinese communities all over the world, Spring Festival (春节) or more commonly known as Chinese Lunar New Year, is the most significant festival and important annual event. … Continue reading