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Unwind with Craft Cocktails & Tasty Tapas at Anti:dote

Anti:dote is a modern and stylish cocktail bar on the first floor of Fairmont Singapore. I was invited to check out their recently revamped Tapas and Cocktail menu. I haven’t been back to Anti:dote for a while and was worried that some of my favourite tapas items would have been replaced. Kalamata Olive Spheres with Rosemary Breadcrumbs […]

Ristorante Pizzeria Giuseppe’s A Hidden Gem at Greenwood

Ristorante Pizzeria Giuseppe caught our attention while we were having dinner at Shelter in the Woods. It was the only empty restaurant in the area on a Friday night. We had to check it out. Pizza ai Quattro Formaggi @ $20 Mozzarella, Gorgonzola, Parmigiano & Parmesan Cheese Unlike the versions served at many restaurants, each quarter of […]

Full Of Crab, Cajun-style Seafood in the East

Located opposite Holy Family Church in Katong, I’ve passed Full of Crab and many other dining places in the area lots of times on my way home but hardly dropped in as the parking situation is usually pretty bad in the area. The Interior at Full of Crab Last month, I was invited to try the Cajun-style seafood […]

Pork Lard Drizzled Egg Porn at Zhu Ji 珠記, Taipei

I chanced upon a Braised Pork Belly and Pork Lard Rice stall on FourSquare during my vacation in Taipei last year. 焢肉飯 Pork Belly Rice @ TWD 50,魚丸湯 Fishball Soup @ TWD 25 & 油豆腐 Pork Lard Tofu @ TWD 10   The Pork Lard Rice 油飯 had sold out by the time we arrived at […]

Rustic European Food at Shelter in the Woods

Shelter in the Woods is a rustic European restaurant located at Greenwood Avenue, off Bukit Timah Road. Intrigued by the name that conjured up visions of fairy tale characters like Snow White or Goldilocks stumbling onto cottages whilst wandering in the woods, I was thrilled to have been invited to check it out. Helmed by Japanese-born, European-trained […]

Dashi Master Marusaya

JT introduced JP and I to his latest haunt, Dashi Master Marusaya, today. Opened a little less than 2 months ago in the Robertson Quay area, this Japanese restaurant is the latest incarnation of the now-defunct Dashi Master Marusaya Udon that was located in Lau Pa Sat. Marusaya is a Tokyo-based wholesaler of aged dried […]

Godfather of Australian Cuisine, Tony Bilson x Tandoor’s Suri

Last chance to catch Celebrity Chef Tony Bilson (often referred to as the Godfather of Australian Cuisine) today! Chef Tony Bilson is in Singapore for a rare collaboration with Tandoor’s Head Chef Vaibhav Suri till 23 November. The duo have created a menu showcasing the rich flavours of Indian cuisine prepared using non-traditional Indian cooking […]

Going Spanish at UNA at One Rochester

Al Fresco Dining at UNA at One Rochester   Located at 1 Rochester Park, UNA is the latest incarnation of One Rochester – a watering hole that I used to patronize many years ago. Helming the kitchen at UNA at One Rochester is Chef Jean-Philippe Patruno, who used to head the kitchen at Bomba Paella Bar. I was […]

Hunting Down the Best Penang Char Kway Teow in Penang

During a recent trip to Penang, I checked out some of the island’s most popular Penang Char Kway Teow (Fried Rice Noodles) stalls even though such a quest is detrimental to my weight loss plans. Crazy about carbohydrates and street food, Char Kway Teow is an Achilles Heel for me, amongst many other carb-laden dishes. I prefer […]

Delectable Brunch Tartines at The Disgruntled Chef

Not a morning person, I love indulging in brunch on weekends so I was thrilled when I was invited to sample The Disgruntled Chef’s revamped weekend brunch menu. Florentine Tartine @ S$25 Spinach, Portobello Mushrooms, Oeuf Molleux, Hollandaise, Truffle Oil   Inspired by classical French culinary techniques, Founder & Executive Chef Daniel Sia worked with newly-appointed Head Chef […]

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