France

Sandyan Pâtisserie, Toulouse

Sandyan Pâtisserie, Toulouse

Sandyan is the kind of venue which I walk past, then determinedly u-turn and walk back into. We were already encountering a bother of rain, so I didn’t need any more telling. And the patisserie here is flat out incredible. The cabinets with single items […]

Le Banthai, Nice

Le Banthai, Nice

Even here in the labyrinths of old town Vieux Nice, all I can crave is noodles and/or rice. I attribute that to my Asian household upbringing. It’s quick, cheap and a lot more fuss-free than some of the other options. I headed into a popular […]

Ballanger Confiserie Creperie, Nice

Ballanger Confiserie Creperie, Nice

The pinkest store I’ve been to to date. And quite intoxicating. Not unlike the food. Which is sweet treats like waffles, crepes, ice-cream, donuts, pralines, churros, candy floss and cakes. And all the drinks of course including those nuclear-looking frozen sodas. It’s an adorable venue […]

Pepperoni Restaurant, Cannes

Pepperoni Restaurant, Cannes

Located in a nice buzzy street, with a lot of other food options I’m not sure what exactly about Pepperoni stood out. It did have a few locals sprinkled around. But how did I make my way to Cannes? Well, it ended up being a […]

5th Avenue Le Comptoir du Hot Dog, Nice

5th Avenue Le Comptoir du Hot Dog, Nice

Who knew I’d find a nice hotdog in Nice, France? And who knew it would end up being my favourite hot dog of all time? For reals. I wasn’t sure what food I was craving this lunchtime. But then I walked past 5th Avenue Le […]

Depot Legal, Opera-Bourse, Paris

Depot Legal, Opera-Bourse, Paris

When I announced my Paris trip, my Parisian friend Thi Thu provided me a long list of places to check out. But only one of these was a brunch venue. And that was Depot Legal. This then became the catch up point for my cousin […]

Michalak, 3rd Arr., Paris

Michalak, 3rd Arr., Paris

One and half days was woefully inadequate for a trip to Paris. On the upside, it gives me another reason to return. Also, I do actually have one (at least!) more visit planned for the tail end of the year. The French are sheer geniuses […]