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Au Revoir, Guy Savoy Singapore

Guy Savoy Singapore at Marina Bay Sands, the local incarnation of the Paris-based three Michelin-starred restaurant, will be calling it a day from 3 February 2014. My first and only visit so far to Guy Savoy Singapore was a year ago. I haven’t been back since, not because I didn’t like the food but because there […]

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Bar and Billiard Room’s Sunday Brunch

Late last year, Bar and Billiard Room at Raffles Hotel Singapore launched a Sunday brunch menu which includes a special monthly selection of red and white wine that had been picked by Raffles’ Wine Director to complement the dishes on the buffet line. I was invited for a tasting to check out the brunch spread. […]

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St. Regis Singapore presents The American Kaleidoscope

The American Kaleidoscope: A St. Regis Arts Celebration kicks off for a week starting 29 July at The St. Regis Singapore. A week-long tribute to the artistic grandeur of the United States of America, The American Kaleidoscope features three pillars of arts – culinary, performing and visual. I was invited to preview the 5-course menu that […]

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Kouign Amann from Tiong Bahru Bakery

Kouign Amann @ S$3.50 I’ve been addicted to the Kouign Amann from Tiong Bahru Bakery by Gontran Cherrier since C & L introduced it to me last year. To be perfectly honest, when I first visited Tiong Bahru Bakery with R at it’s first outlet in Tiong Bahru, I wasn’t impressed by the sandwiches and […]

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Moorish Dinner at Artichoke Cafe & Bar

I’ve been meaning to check out Artichoke Cafe and Bar for the longest time but just never got around to doing so till recently. A little bit of an Arabophile, I love Middle Eastern food and have been thinking about getting a fix so I was thrilled when J organized dinner at Artichoke. Serving Moorish […]

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Recipe: Perfect Italiano’s Wonton Ravioli with Soya Marinated Prawns & Parmesan Fondue

I was invited to Perfect Italiano’s Masterclass yesterday at Palate Sensations. Conducted by Chef Lino Sauro of Gattopardo, we learnt how to make 3 dishes using Perfect Italiano’s cheese. Read on to find out how you can get a trial pack of Perfect Italiano Parmesan Grated Cheese to use at home. My favourite dish was […]

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The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill at One Fullerton

Mojito @ S$16 I was recently invited to a dinner tasting at The Pelican, a fairly new establishment that took over the space previously occupied by Pierside at One Fullerton. We chilled in our comfortable leather booth seats over a refreshing glass of Mojito while Carlyn from Sixth Sense took us through the concept and background […]

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IKYU Japanese Restaurant at Yong Siak Street

This is a long overdue post on an invited tasting at IKYU Japanese Restaurant that I didn’t have the time to finish before Chinese New Year. A modern Japanese restaurant helmed by Executive Chef Takuma Seki, formerly Chef de Cuisine at Hide Yamamoto at Marina Bay Sands, IKYU means “Take a Break” in Japanese. Located […]

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Everyday’s a Vintage Tea Party at Carpenter and Cook

Almost like a scene out of Alice in Wonderland, the eclectically vintage decor and homeware at Carpenter and Cook offers a retrolicious escape from the hustle and bustle of city living in Singapore. See something you like? You’d be pleased to know that everything (well, I guess almost everything) is for sale here as the […]

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Lazy Saturday Set Lunch @ Pamplemousse, Dempsey Hill

It has been a while since C and I met up as we’ve both had such busy schedules the past few months. We finally caught up over a leisurely lunch at Pamplemousse Bistro + Bar last Saturday. Pamplemousse is a cosy bistro in Dempsey Hill run by husband and wife, Chef Adrian Ling and Cleo […]

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