Food and dining
Posted on May 21, 2013 by Rebecca
Main: Tai Ping Shing Street; bottom right: Xin Xin gallery
I often feel blessed to have lived in different cities around the world, which I believe helps me to be open minded about different cultures and people. Yet I have always felt like an outsider ( not always by choice), and never felt [...]
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Posted on February 26, 2013 by Rebecca
Although I have been to Tsukiji fish market many times, I have never been able to get up early enough to see the auctions or other market activities. However, I still enjoy strolling around and having omakase sushi breakfast whenever I visit. But when I heard that the 78-year old market is [...]
Posted on February 18, 2013 by Rebecca
The garden and diners' view at Yudofuya, Ryoanji temple
Some people view food as fuel or necessity to keep them alive, while others view it as pleasure or art. In Kyoto, culinary is not just an art form, it is a philosophy that is highly influenced by its culture and Zen Buddhism.
Many of [...]
Posted on February 4, 2013 by Rebecca
This blog entry actually coincides with my trip to Japan... the land of sushi!
The variety of sushi USB in Japan...
I remember the days when many English people would cringe at the thought of eating raw fish, but those days were long gone and now sushi has become so popular that it would [...]
Posted on December 31, 2012 by Rebecca
More than just a bowl of noodles... famous Sapporo ramen with butter and sweetcorn
I have been slacking a bit during the festive season... and for the last blog entry of 2012, I will write about my beloved comfort food, ramen!
In the past few years, Hong Kong has been experiencing some kind of [...]
Posted on November 15, 2012 by Rebecca
Keiko Masumoto "motif/ vessel" at ICN gallery
My last stop of the art weekend was Shoreditch, the 'current' destination for art, design, music or any kind of creative industry.
At the ICN gallery, young Japanese artist, Keiko Masumoto's ceramics, vessels and potteries are fascinating. Using traditional Japanese motifs and techniques but sculpted and presented [...]
Posted on November 9, 2012 by Rebecca
This blog post is long overdue... I told Seungho that I would write about his award-winning MA project after my Helsinki trip, but it has taken me all this time to get round to it!
I have been corresponding with Seungho from About:blank via emails since I started stocking their notebooks. Hence, it [...]
Posted on October 28, 2012 by Rebecca
It has been a while since I last attended a live music/ dance gig, so when I found out about a live flamenco performance at The Forge in Camden, I suggested it to my friend, who is also a fan of different dance forms.
I only discovered The Forge last year and was [...]
Posted on October 15, 2012 by Rebecca
A few months ago, knowing that I would have a few busy months ahead of X'mas, I decided to spend my last 'holiday' of 2012 in New York. I once lived in this city and since moving back to London, I would return regularly until work took over two years ago. My [...]
Posted on May 31, 2012 by Rebecca
Whenever I travel to Hong Kong, I would seek out unusual activities or places to visit, I am more interested in the 'alternative' side beyond shopping and eating. On this visit, I found out about Mapopo organic community farm in Fanling, New Territories, where they would host an evening with guided walk [...]
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