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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. […]

LaBrezza at St. Regis has a New Chef & Menu

LaBrezza at St. Regis Singapore has a new chef helming the kitchen. Bringing more than 15 years of culinary expertise from various regions in Italy with him, Chef de Cuisine Stefano Arrigoni has created a new menu for the pool-side Fine Trattoria-Style Italian restaurant. I was thrilled to be invited to taste some of the […]

Octopoke & Burger at Jewel Cafe & Bar

I visited newly opened Jewel Cafe and Bar for a light dinner last evening. A branch of my favourite coffee joint in the Shenton Way area, Jewel Coffee, Jewel Cafe and Bar was opened on 15 March 2013. Shio-Koji Octopoke @ S$12 Octopus tossed in shio-koji, wasabi, extra virgin oil, avocado & ginger-flower I was quite […]

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 […]

Ocean Restaurant by Iron Chef Cat Cora at S.E.A. Aquarium

Last Friday, I was invited to a preview of Ocean Restaurant at S.E.A. Aquarium. Opened by Cat Cora, the first and only female Iron Chef from Iron Chef America, it is her first restaurant in Asia and the latest addition to Resort World Sentosa’s impressive line-up of celebrity chef restaurants. Showcasing Cat Cora’s signature creations, […]

Gourmet Purveyor Dean & DeLuca Singapore Opens at Orchard Central

Established in September 1977 in New York, Dean & DeLuca has been synonymous with retailing quality gourmet produce and for transforming grocery shopping into a luxurious experience. There’s been a flurry of excitement amongst my foodie friends because Dean & DeLuca Singapore will be opening its flagship store at Orchard Central at 8pm on 22 June […]

Christmas Recipe: Chestnut, Parsnip & Apple Soup (adapted from Gordon Ramsay’s Cookalong show on BBC Lifestyle)

Roast Chestnut, Parsnip and Apple Soup (serves 4) Ingredients 50g unsalted butter 2 x parsnips, medium, peeled and grated 2 x celery stick(s), chopped 1tsp curry powder, mild or medium strength sage, small bunch (I was unable to find sage so I omitted it) 1 x apple(s), cored and chopped 250g roasted chestnuts, shelled, skinned […]

Middle Eastern Dinner @ Kazbar, Capital Square

I was away in the Middle East for a vacation and fell ill after I returned. A few concerned friends asked if I had drunk camel’s milk while I was there. Apparently, 2 Singaporeans were struck with a rare illness, brucellosis, which was attributed to the fresh camel’s milk that they had consumed while they […]

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