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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 […]

St. Regis Singapore presents Bloody Mary’s 80th Anniversary Brunch

St. Regis Hotel’s The Bloody Mary Recipe Book presenting recipes inspired by the Original Red Snapper created by all St. Regis properties worldwide    Perfected 80 years ago by Fernand Petiot at The King Cole Bar at The St. Regis New York, the Bloody Mary is the luxury hotel chain’s signature cocktail. Legend has it that barman […]

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 […]

Mooncakes 2014: St Regis Singapore & InterContinental Singapore

Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 8 September 2014, have you been busy sampling mooncakes before deciding which to buy for friends and family? This year, I only sampled mooncakes from St. Regis Singapore and InterContinental Singapore because I need to reduce my calorie intake and had to refrain from eating too many slices of them. Mooncakes from Yan […]

Chef Kim at InterContinental Singapore - Olive Tree's Korean Food promo 2014

Authentic Korean Food Promotion at Hotel InterContinental Singapore

From now till 7 September 2014, a team of Korean chefs from InterContinental Seoul will be presenting signature Korean dishes during dinner at Olive Tree, InterContinental Singapore. This promotion is held in collaboration with Korea Agro-Trade Centre with the aim of creating greater awareness of classic Korean cuisine in Singapore. Chef Bae Han-chul (Director of Kitchens & Executive Chef – […]

Going Loco down in Super Loco

Super Loco at Robertson Quay has been packed since it opened its doors on Wednesday, 13 August. The sister outlet of the hot Lucha Loco taqueria and garden bar at Duxton, Super Loco’s menu features mostly new creations and a few favourites from Lucha Loco’s menu. Pineapple Southside Don Julio Reposado Tequila, Pineapple Juice, Agave, Jalapeño, fresh […]

Prawn Noodles at Datouxia 大头虾

Prawn Noodles ranks highly as one of my favourite local hawker dishes. However, in recent years, I’ve been increasingly disappointed with the food that’s sold at many prawn noodle stalls in Singapore. The broth at many places are so watered down, I find myself thinking about bringing the broth home to reduce it in the […]

Authentic French Crêpes at Le Comptoir

Located at the corner of Circular Road and Lorong Telok, Le Comptoir is a Creperie and Cocktail Bar that serves as a great all-day dining spot that transforms into a watering hole when evening falls. The brainchild of the Parisian duo behind Ô Batignolles on Club Street, Antoine and Marie Rouland, Le Comptoir is a chic […]

SabX2 Wanton Noodles - Bangkok

Carb Overload at SabX2 Wanton Noodles in Bangkok

SabX2 Wanton Noodles Store Front in Bangkok   Carbohydrates are my Achilles Heel and places like SabX2 Wanton Noodles in Bangkok do a good job of completely ruining my less-than-stellar attempts to lose weight. SabX2 Wanton Noodles   During my recent trip to Bangkok, my foodie travel companions brought me to the famous SabX2 Wanton Noodles stall. […]

Overcoming my Fear of Tripe at Burlamacco Ristorante

Located at Amoy Street, Burlamacco Ristorante is named after the official mask of The Carnival of Viareggio in Tuscany, where Chef Gabriele Piegaia was born. Hand Chopped Red Tuna Tartar served with Avocado ‘Battuta’ @ $26   I was recently invited by Burlamacco Ristorante to savour their food. We started with a plate of hand-diced […]

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