Brunei Darussalam


In Chinese philosophy, the concept of yin yang  is used to describe how seemingly disjunct or opposing forces are interconnected and interdependent in the natural world, giving rise to each other in turn. Many natural dualities – e.g. dark and light, female and male, low and high – are cast in Chinese thought as yin yang (in this case, Western and Indian). Yin and yang are complementary opposites within a greater whole. Everything has both yin and yang aspects, which constantly interact, never existing in absolute stasis. Don’t believe? Let’s look at this a little more … for this article, I take an excerpt from Wikipedia’s definition of Yin and Yang.

from the folks who brought you FRATINI RESTAURANT

Phone: Zaika 3347430, 3347420 | RMS Diner 3347455, 3347456

Zaika officially opened by DPMM FC Coach VJERAN SIMUNIC

Yin and Yang are thought to arise together from an initial quiescence emptiness and continue moving in tandem until quiescence is reached again. (quiescence means period of inactivity)” Absolutely! Before Zaika and RMS Diner came to town, the corner shop was empty . And because it was empty there was no activity. 🙂

Yin and Yang are opposing Zaika is Indian (OK, it’s North Indian. OK, OK, it’s Authentic North Indian) and RMS Diner is Western. I rest my case. If you still have doubts about this, go watch a Russell Peters video! Also at my table were journalists from various media organizations. All in all, 5 newspapers united by one common objective—to inform our readers that the food and service are superb!

VJERAN SIMUNIC ushers in invited guests including DPMM FC players

Yin Yang are rooted together. I would think so. I think the tenancy agreement was created at the same time and monthly rental is paid together. They say money is the root of all, erm, goodness. So there you go—rooted together. Further evidence of this lies in the connected “walk through” design of the two restaurants. I applaud the enterprising efforts of the owners

RMS DINER officiated by DPMM FC football player RENE KOMAR to the delight of HAFRIZ FAYADH MUSA

Yin Yang transform each other “.. every advance is complemented by a retreat and every rise transforms into a fall” Wow, sounds like a Transformers movie. Business dynamics would naturally dictate the energy anyway.

Glass on a Zaika coaster

Yin Yang are balanced “Because they arise together they are always equal” In fact they would be even more balanced if patrons fill up both sides of the restaurant. 🙂

This one got me thinking as perhaps the ONLY exception to the "Glass is Half Empty or Half Full" argument when you think about the current HSBC PowerVantage Plus campaign
A waiter making sure the glasses are 3/4 full

The margarita makes a come back to Kuala Belait it disappeared for many years following the closure of "KB Rrestaurant" Don't miss this signature drink at RMS Diner
The margarita next to an all time favourite and timeless classic, the iced lemon tea.

Belgian Waffle with ice cream and chocolate syrup. This is what happens when you have a tableful of journalists all distracted by the other delicious food still being served and we allowed this super delicious ice cream to melt before taking a picture. Liza of Borneo Bulletin cut a slice off the side which explains the "saw off" edges.


  1. oohhss!! your photos made me hungry!! Had to go make my OWN lemonade after looking at the yellow ice blended drink you’ve posted up! haha.. I have yet to try Zaika!! =D hehe but woah seriously, what a nice way to put this piece of adventure of yours in a yin and yang theme! =D


  2. the margarita and ice cream shots made me really want to taste them right away!

    my favorite pic is “Glass on a Zaika coaster”, sounds so speical to me!!


  3. hi young man, wonderful photos, you are indeed talented. And nice words too. Thanks for the praise

    the other director of zaika


Be real. Let me know what you think ...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.