Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Nutty Pipe

Just ordered a reverse calabash by German pipe maker Werner Mummert. The unusually-shaped pipe incorporates a tagua nut, from a tree also known as ivory palm or vegetable ivory. With the hunt for ivory being frown upon worldwide, the tagua … Continue reading

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The Smoking Gun

I don’t smoke cigarettes though I smoke a pipe. Well, actually I am more of a pipe collector than a pipe smoker. I also indulge in an occasional cigar, but I am NOT a pro-smoking activist.  However I must say … Continue reading

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Foie Gras Chinese Style

Singaporeans’ obsession with foie gras must have made many restaurateurs wealthy. The old Saint Pierre even had a separate foie gras menu. Gary at Hakumai does a foie-gras-on-top-of-giant-Botan-ebi-sushi! Every time it is served, the groans and moans emanating from the … Continue reading

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