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Sharon Chen writes about current affairs and culture in Singapore for various print and online platforms. Specialties: politics, current affairs, lifestyle, events coverage, travel tips, entertainment

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A beginner’s guide to sushi

November 11, 2011 - 0 Comments - Sharon Chen

EATING sushi can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Here’s a quick guide to help you order, devour and enjoy your first sushi meal. Spoilt for choice The kind of sushi you would find in most restaurants can be divided into two categories: Makizushi and Nigirizushi. Makizushi (巻寿司) is “rolled sushi.” The sushi rice and other…>

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Cultural Gaffes: Five things NOT to do while traveling in Asia

November 8, 2011 - 0 Comments - Sharon Chen

IT’S impossible to sum up the weird and wonderful world of Asia in a single list of do’s and don’ts. Slurping and burping is a sign that you’re enjoying your meal in Japan but is understandably frowned upon almost everywhere else. Discovering the subtleties of each culture is part of the fun of exploring this…>

A beginner’s guide to sushi

A beginner’s guide to sushi

November 11, 2011 - 0 Comments - Sharon Chen

EATING sushi can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Here’s a quick guide to help you order, devour and enjoy your first sushi meal. Spoilt for choice The kind of sushi you would find in most restaurants can be divided into two categories: Makizushi and Nigirizushi. Makizushi (巻寿司) is “rolled sushi.” The sushi rice and other…>

Cultural Gaffes: Five things NOT to do while traveling in Asia

Cultural Gaffes: Five things NOT to do while traveling in Asia

November 8, 2011 - 0 Comments - Sharon Chen

IT’S impossible to sum up the weird and wonderful world of Asia in a single list of do’s and don’ts. Slurping and burping is a sign that you’re enjoying your meal in Japan but is understandably frowned upon almost everywhere else. Discovering the subtleties of each culture is part of the fun of exploring this…>

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