9 Health Benefits You Will Enjoy From Eating Wasabi

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Wasabi—you either love it or hate it. The popular Japanese condiment is usually eaten with sashimi and sushi, but in recent times, we are seeing wasabi as a flavour in several desserts and sweet treats; KitKat is one of them!

Maybe you do not like wasabi due to the spicy sensation (sort of) that shoots up your nostrils. Well, it does not give you that sweltering heat of a chilli padi, but it definitely makes your eyes well up.

It is easy to shun wasabi altogether at the dinner table, but perhaps these 9 Health Benefits You Will Enjoy From Eating Wasabi might change your mind the next time you see a dish of this Japanese speciality.

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10 Best Themed Cafes and Restaurants In Taipei

Taipei Themed CAfes

Taipei is renowned for their wide selection of night markets and interestingly themed cafes and restaurants which are pretty damn impressive. We have sieved out some Instagram-worthy destinations that you need to check out when in the popular Taiwanese city.

From Alice In Wonderland, Hello Kitty to Lego, here are 10 Best Themed Cafes and Restaurants In Taipei that you would definitely want to check out. We are not even exaggerating when we say people from all over the world flock to Taipei just to dine at these cafes!

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Tsim Sha Tsui (Hong Kong) Food Guide – 17 Places To Dine At

Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong

Located in Southern Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the most popular and populated districts in Hong Kong. From chic restaurants in shopping malls to hole-in-the-wall eateries, there are so many dining options to choose from.

Tsim Sha Tsui has so many restaurants, eateries and cha chaan teng that it can be quite a headache to decide on where to dine at. For a start, here is a quick guide to the restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong that you can dine at.

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7 Tips On Booking A Cheaper Flight

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Booking a cheaper flight is very possible, as long as you know of a few travel tips and tricks. Fret not, no complex and time-consuming techniques are required from your end and scoring a cheaper flight ticket can be easily achieved with a few fuss-free clicks.

From using Kayak Explore to determine the cheapest destination during a certain period to switching currency before you book a flight, here are 7 Tips On Booking A Cheaper Flight. Going on a vacation does not necessarily have to be costly affair after all. Bon Voyage!

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Ah Chung Mian Xian – The Famed Noodles Is A Must-Try When In Taipei

Ah Chung Mian Xian

Taipei might as well be known as the city of night markets, deep fried goodies and shopping districts. But throughout the extensive selection of street snacks to feast on, there is definitely a couple that stands out and deemed as what you must try.

If you ever find yourself in Ximending—otherwise known as the hipster area of Taipei—look out for Ah Chung Mian Xian.

Yes, you would probably have heard of it and many of you may have already tried it. But if you haven’t, here’s why you should.

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Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee – 50-Year-Old Legendary Coffee Roaster

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Tiong Hoe Gim Kee Trading Co is a reputable pioneer in Singapore’s competitive coffee industry. Its founder, Mr Tan Tiong Hoe, has more than half a century worth of experience in roasting coffee beans.

In 2014, the family-run business opened Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee at Stirling Road in Queenstown HDB Estate and has since then raised the bar of specialty coffee in Singapore.

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12 Restaurants In Singapore That Closed In 2016

Restaurants in Singapore Closed

It is a known fact that the food and beverage businesses in Singapore are extremely competitive, due to high rental fees, manpower shortage and other variances. As we see more restaurants and cafes popping up yearly, we also regretfully watch them shut their doors for good.

It takes more than just a brilliant idea and hard work to succeed in this tough industry, especially at times when the economy is not favourable. There are many challenges one will face when opening a new restaurant or cafe. 

Some of the restaurants on this list took us by surprise; while others, not so much. Here are 13 Food Establishments In Singapore We Bid Farewell To In 2016. READ ON

Sushiro’s S$12.80 Bara Chirashi Don – Singapore’s Cheapest Chirashi Don

Sushiro SG

Sushiro might be less than a year old, but the unassuming Japanese eatery has already established itself as one of the most successful F&B tenants in Upper Thomson. Regardless of whether it is a weekday or weekend, queues are formed outside Sushiro every day (except Tuesday). We have visited several times and are impressed by its affordability and consistency.

Everyone comes here for Sushiro’s awesome value-for-money Bara Chirashi Don (S$12.80). Foodies in the know and Upper Thomson dwellers would tell you that it is worth the wait.

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