Sunday, May 8, 2016

Full Month Celebration 弥月之喜 @ 民众酒家 Mun Choong Restaurant, Pasir Puteh

Foodie again! The nature of a true Ipoh Boy! Without good food, how am I gonna survive. This time around, the post is slightly overdue but it is definitely worth mentioning! My dearest sister gave birth to my niece and my dad threw her and her daughter a full month celebration (also known as 弥月之喜) at 民众酒家 Mun Choong Restaurant, Pasir Puteh. Pusing Mun Choong was notably mentioned here - [1] & [2]

Traditionally, Chinese would celebrate the full month as a blessing to both the mom and the child. Red boiled eggs (红鸡蛋) is to celebrate the birth of the baby and to wish her celebrating her birthday every year. Obviously, the marinated ginger slice (姜片) and the red wine (红酒) are for the moms, so that after giving birth, they can recover well.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Seremban Seafood Village 芙蓉烧蟹海鲜村 @ Seremban

Seremban is located in Negeri Sembilan. One of its most famous delicacies in this state is the Seremban Baked Crab (芙蓉烧蟹). It was an impromptu foodie trip Seremban with two of Ph.D buddies. We reached around 930pm, because we were lost for 30 mins due to GOOGLE MAPS ERROR taking us to other restaurants.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Confessions of a Depressed Postgraduate Student - Top 3 Mistakes before Entering Graduate School

"Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine." By Jack Ma, China successful entrepreneur, Alibaba Founder.

You just finish your undergraduate studies. You are pretty much clueless or you may be one of the clueless one who doesn't know what to do with your life. Everyone around seems to be doing great in finding a new job, moving to a new place and some start their postgraduate studies right after. I was in your shoes last time and I made almost all the right call I could. But, as cunning as I could be, I made the LARGEST mistake, to get into graduate school without much thoughts. By saying it was a mistake, I didn't and don't feel regret about my decision but I could have a better choice.