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Weekend Dim Sum Brunch Buffet at VLV

I’d been meaning to go back to VLV for lunch so I was glad when Viv organized a Sunday brunch last weekend. I had intended to include the Dim Sum brunch buffet in my previous blog post but it was getting too long so here’s the second part of my review. From the “Live” Station The […]

VLV Peking Duck

Stylish Chinese Dining at VLV Singapore, Clarke Quay

Opened in September 2016, VLV is a multi-concept dining and entertainment venue occupying a beautiful heritage building in Clarke Quay. Built in the 1880s, the “River House” is the oldest building in Clarke Quay. The Teochew-style mansion served as a residence for a Teochew merchant Tan Yeok Nee. The building was converted into a clan hall, then […]

Aromatic Thai Duck Noodles at First Thai

Housed in a conservation shophouse along Purvis Street, First Thai is located close to Beach Road. No-Frills Dining A no-frills diner, First Thai has been around for the longest time. I used to go there for rustic Thai dishes such as crispy omelettes – a pleasant change from the refined palatial cuisine served in Yhingthai Palace. I stopped […]

Blue Lotus’ Chinese New Year 2017 Menu

Named after a famous Tintin comic, Blue Lotus is the only Chinese restaurant in the Sentosa Cove waterfront dining enclave. Renowned for its contemporary interpretation of Chinese cuisine, expect the unexpected at Blue Lotus. From now till 11 February 2017, Blue Lotus is offering three Chinese New Year set menus to usher in the Year […]

Man Fu Yuan: Chinese New Year 2017 Menu

Black Truffle Yu Sheng with Hokkaido Crab Meat, Silver Bait Fish & Fresh Fruits @ $138 (for 8-10 pax) Image reproduced with permission from InterContinental Singapore Making Chinese New Year dining plans? Here’s my review of Man Fu Yuan’s Lunar New Year offerings that I hope you’ll find useful. Man Fu Yuan has created a luxurious Black […]

Drunken Cockles at 3 Crab Delicacy Seafood Restaurant

Love the Curry Crab & Drunken Cockles at No. 3 Crab Delicacy!

I was thrilled to get some Cze Char at No. 3 Crab Delicacy during my first weekend back in town after a 3 month stay in the US. It’s been ages since I visited No. 3 Crab Delicacy Seafood Restaurant and I wondered if the food was still as good as I remembered. As we were planning […]

CNY 2016 Specials at Man Fu Yuan, InterContinental Singapore

Before I could shed the weight from Christmas, Chinese New Year is upon us and more feasting is in order. Yusheng with Crispy Monkey Head Mushroom, Prosperity Flakes & Peach Dressing @ $118 (Large) I was invited to a media preview of the Chinese New Year specials from the set menus that will be served […]

Penang Hawkers’ Fare at York Hotel – 29 Years & Counting

Serving authentic Penang street food since 1986, Penang Hawkers’ Fare is back from now till 20 September at White Rose Cafe, York Hotel. Featuring famous Penang street food items, 11 popular Penang hawkers were flown in just for this promotion. We were there last Friday evening for a tasting. It was the first day of the […]

Joo Chiat Ah Huat Wanton Mee

Joo Chiat Ah Huat Wanton Noodle stall at Dunman Food Centre is a family favorite. I love digging into a plate of savory and springy noodle strands with a spicy punch from the savoury chili sauce. I especially love the crunch of crisp lard croutons and the enhanced flavour that the rendered pork fat gave to the dish. The […]

Lost & Found! Whitley Road Fishball Noodles

After an 11-month hiatus following the closure and demolition of Lavender Food Square, Whitley Road Fishball Noodles has resurfaced at a food court close to its old location.   When the news broke about the impending closure of Lavender Food Square, I visited Whitley Road Fishball Noodles weekly – just so I could ask the stallkeeper where […]

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