Posts Tagged ‘japan’

I read some IG/online raves over this matcha chocolate cake from Jean-Paul Hévin but… it’s so underwhelming.


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Test test.

Wow, it’s been almost a year since my last blog post. What with running Matchaya full-time with K (yes it’s our baby, please support!!), I simply didn’t have the time and energy to write. But now that I’ve officially relocated to Tokyo (don’t ask me why), I’ve decided to revive this blog because I see it as a way of communicating with K 🙂

I also want to keep a diary of the wonderful food which I’m sure I’ll be having, to share with whoever still reads this blog (thank you!) and for those who are planning a trip to Tokyo, I hope my subsequent posts will be useful for you. Pardon the photos though; I merely use my iPhone to take a quick snap these days.

Go beyond the touristy eateries; yes they may be good but it seems like everyone goes to the same old places (think Midori Sushi, Luke’s Lobster, Sushi Dai/Daiwa, Ichiran, Gontran Cherrier etc etc).

Tokyo (and Japan) is way more than that, and I’m going to spend the next few years re-discovering this city I love.

I moved to Tokyo on 28 March 2017, just when spring arrives and the cherry blossoms are about to go into full bloom mode. Gonna take that as a good sign!


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