Tag Archives: The Human Engineer

Nota Bene

I immediately feel underdressed. I unruffled and tuck in my shirt. My lack of jacket and square, dress pants and clean shaven face leaps out at me among the crowd. I feel the grungy PI wanderered into high society. A man I imagine the manager walks straight back around the floor. Every step,m every motion …

Leña Restaurante

Good thing I beat the Human Engineer to lunch; I was able to grab seats at the bar, the only spots left without a reserved tag. Within minutes, the lunch hour struck and the execs piled in, packing the tables around the circular bar at Leña’s centre. Do you have a palate refined enough to …

Mo’Ramyun

The Human Engineer and I were seated during the height of the late lunch rush, a sizzling hotpot of ribs and a mound of cheese on the table next to us, bowls of rice and bbq meat on the other. Despite the bustle, our bei shumai appear quicklike. Cute little dumplings topped with green onions …

La Société

I arrived early to lunch with the Human Engineer and the Wisen Scientist and spent five minutes reading under the coloured glass decorating the ceiling of La Société. A lovely aesthetic of polished wood and suited waitstaff hinted at elegance, competence, and high class. These illusions were quickly shattered over the meal. For a restaurant …

Light Cafe

I lunched with the Human Engineer at Light Cafe, a cozy Taiwanese eatery nestled in Baldwin Village. The restaurant’s presentation was crisp and alluring, from the verdant plant life growing out of the wall behind me to the modern aesthetic in which their menu was laid out, brimming with trendy, sharp photography that would make …