Creative Modern Meatless Cuisine at Joie by Dozo

Most often, vegetarian restaurants are perceived as being simple, homogenous and plain boring with menu-items of nothing more than salads and wraps. This was until I was introduced to Joie by Dozo in Singapore for a lunch date. Located in the heart of the shopping district in Orchard Road, Joie serves a 6-course lunch and…

Here’s Why You Need To Start Your Day With This Zesty Fruit

Sipping a glass of warm lemon water has been part of my daily morning ritual for sometime now and I absolutely can’t do without it. Its my form of an energy-booster and gets me off to a great start to the day! Let’s a take a look at 7 great benefits of this simple-to-make drink…

Get Inspired at the Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition

The latest edition of the Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition is now on at the University of Greenwich’s Stockwell Building. If you enjoy photography as much as I do or simply appreciate captivating images for a hobby, be sure to catch this exhibition! The event received an impressive number of entries from amateur and…

Review: New Opening! Talli Joe, London

We have a new kid on the block! Talli Joe is the latest addition to the dining scene in Shaftesbury Avenue. Inspired by dive bars of India, Talli (meaning, Tipsy in Hindi) Joe serves up small plates from the different regions of India with a contemporary twist, alongside with Indian-inspired cocktails brought to you by…

Street Artists Join Forces to Raise Awareness on Endangered Species

Endangered 13 is a curated mural project to raise awareness of endangered species. Produced by artist Louis Masai and Human Nature (an environmental art platform that believes art can change people), the project brings together 13 talented artists to paint 12 murals onto a 120 metre long stretch of railway arches close to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park….

The Wonders of Turmeric

Turmeric has always been a quintessential spice for my meals, from curries to lentils and marinates. Apart from being a popular spice for cooking, turmeric has many medicinal benefits too and there are numerous studies validating its healing properties. The botanical name for turmeric is Curcuma longa and is part of the ginger family. Curcumin is…

Review: BAO, Soho, London

Tempted by the impressive reviews of BAO, a Taiwanese joint that serves steamed buns with a variety of fillings, I decided to pop by the place for lunch and find out for myself what the fuss was all about. Reviews online had warned of long queues for BAO. So I arrived a good 15 minutes…

Its World Health Day Today!

The World Health Organization (WHO) marks its annual World Health Day today, 7th April, by issuing a call for action on diabetes. First WHO Global report on diabetes highlights that an astonishing 422 million adults live with diabetes, mainly in developing countries, and these numbers are on the rise. Factors driving this dramatic rise include…