First and foremost, I want to thank everyone for reading this blog and supporting me over the past 6 and a half years. It is amazing to think that this blog started as a simple experiment back in 2005.

I have loved meeting readers and fellow bloggers. I have been amazed at the fantastic emails I have received from even more readers. It really has been a thrilling experience, and an incredibly rewarding one.

That said, I am going to be taking a short break from blogging. The combination of my work and fatherhood has prevented me from really giving this site the attention it deserves.

But, that doesn’t mean you have heard the last from me. I hope to be able to relaunch this site, with a new design and a new style of pushing out content, and hopefully with renewed energy, in about 6 months from now.

In the meantime, I will keep tweeting, at least more often than I was blogging.  My twitter handle is aunkoh. Please follow me.

Til then, happy eating and again, thank you.

About Aun Koh

Aun has always loved food and travel, passions passed down to him from his parents. This foundation, plus a background in media, pushed him to start Chubby Hubby in 2005. He loves that this site allows him to write about the things he adores--food, style, travel, his wife and his two kids!


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  1. Jane Lawson 3 August 2011

    All the best and I shall look forward to your return! J

  2. lin 3 August 2011

    Congratulations and take care.

  3. Kim 3 August 2011

    Good luck with everything! Thank you for bringing so much joy into our lives!

  4. charsiew 3 August 2011

    i’ve always enjoyed your blog on your take on the latest and best in food and travel. we’ll miss you, but being a working parent, yes, i totally understand how a new baby can put one in a tailspin some days! good idea to take a break, and enjoy yr new baby! 🙂

  5. Meister @ The Nervous Cook 3 August 2011

    We’ll be here when you get back! Can’t wait to see what you cook up after a much-deserved break.

  6. Chicken Fried Gourmet 4 August 2011

    Your site was one of my inspirations for starting my own blog way back when 🙂 I understand the demand of time fatherhood can put on you,I have 4 myself. Looking forward to chubby Hubby 2.0

  7. CFS 4 August 2011

    Bummer… one less interesting & fantastic blog to read! Can’t wait for your relaunch though & enjoy fatherhood! 🙂

  8. dindin 4 August 2011

    congratulations and thank you for being a big part of my food education! family first. kudos!

  9. A Whiff of Lemongrass 5 August 2011

    Congratulations and all the best. Thanks for the years of inspiration.

  10. raquel nakayama 8 August 2011

    Thank you for inspiring us. All the best and looking forward to Part II.

  11. Thristhan 9 August 2011

    Dont slow down too soon. I’ve just started following your articles 🙂

  12. Basilio Moreno 10 August 2011

    Incredible, but I discovered your blog, a couple of hours ago!! I hink I’ll use this time to read it thoroughfully…

    I happen to be father of a 4 months old baby, and today we knew another one is coming!!

    Congrats for your family and good luck!!

  13. Anny 13 August 2011

    I’ve always loved your blog! You have such a clean and passionate insight into food, cooking and even blogging, and I hope you don’t remove any of the contents on this blog while you’re on your hiatus!

    Congratulations on fatherhood, and can’t wait to see you back on the blogosphere! 🙂

  14. Mike @ How To Make A Smoothie At Home 24 August 2011

    Congrats on your baby! I can’t wait to start reading your new articles again soon!!

  15. Neil Butterfield 29 August 2011

    Congrats on becoming a father, you will soon be able to blog again, kids are not the hard work some people make them out to be.

  16. khimhappy 9 September 2011

    Love you very much

    Thank you

  17. Restaurants in Merthyr Tydfil 28 September 2011

    I undestand that there are things in life that you cannot easily turn away from and that include your most important responsibilities. As much as I enjoy reading your blog, I wish you all the best and I will surely look forward to your future posts!

  18. Rice maker 30 September 2011

    Thanks and come back soon!

  19. Raj @ Velevet Aroma 1 October 2011

    Hi! Just wanted to let you know that your twitter badge isn’t working. Didn’t know how to contact you so decided to leave a msg in your comments.

  20. Stefanie 15 October 2011

    Hi Aun!
    O Happy Fatherhood! mmm… I wonder you will still blog? Perhaps you need a little pick me up! 🙂

    Would you be interested in tasting/reviewing/experiencing a new food (seafood) in town? It will be fresh and flown in especially for the tasting. An email with more details will be sent on Monday.

    Hope to see you!

  21. black dog :: food blog 28 October 2011

    Happy fatherhood & come back soon! 🙂

  22. Carina / pocketvillage 4 November 2011

    I wish you a wonderful fatherhood, enjoy your six month off! Am looking forward to keep on following your tweets!

  23. Tharinda 6 November 2011

    Great job all the best.!

  24. chaip 18 November 2011

    Grate Article, please maintain.

  25. Moje Przystawki 28 November 2011

    I think we want to thank you for sharing all the information with us. Thank you and I await your new blog. We will miss you.

  26. Swallow Conrad 2 December 2011

    I was looking for a recipe and came across your site. This site is great! congrats on your 6 1/2 anniversary and I am looking forward to reading more! I have already bookmarked you. Thanks for the hard work!

  27. John 9 December 2011

    Great! Keep blogging and tweeting 🙂

  28. Chilli Crab 6 January 2012

    I wish you all the best. Congratulations still for a job well done on your blog and hope you com back real soon!!

  29. Chilli Crab 30 January 2012

    I enjoyed reading your blog and trying out the recipes here, too. Although I am saddened by your decision, I wish you all the best and I look forward for your return…

  30. Neil | Butterfield 20 February 2012

    Well it looks like it is almost time for you to start blogging again. Looking forward to your posts.

  31. Trip or Treats 9 March 2012

    Come back to blogging! Me and the rest of Manila miss your posts terribly! Congratulations on being a proud papa!

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