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Ah Teng's Bakery

Although the word "inflation" seems to be appearing very often nowadays, I haven't really thought about its impact or at least, felt it as strongly as today, when the same sandwich set cost almost 19% more than before!

Case in point: The last time I had the sandwich set at Ah Teng's bakery, it cost $7.50. Now it is $8.90!

But without a similar inflation in pay, I really wonder how to make my money work harder so I can continue to afford simple luxuries like this sandwich set.
Oh well. Life goes on and I am not about to change my venue because I wanted a healthy lunch in view of a heavy and indulgent dinner coming up later that evening.

With the company of the dear girl friend, I enjoyed my sandwich, a combination of a lovely thick and soft olive bun filled with fresh bibb lettuce, tomatos, grilled peppers and smoked salmon.

I had to tear myself away from the tempting cake counter before I defeat the purpose of eating healthy.

Fortunately, the weather was gorgeous during lunch time and we took our sarnies out to the courtyard instead of staying in the air-con comfort of the bakery. But I tell you, it felt really good to relax and lounge out there, get in some sunshine and thaw out a bit as the office had been unbearably cold these days.


MamaBoK said…
I guess one have to pay to stay healthy eh.. :)
brad said…

ladyironchef here. Nice picture of the sandwich : )

Ahh.. work harder to earn more money to eat better food. lol!


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