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High Tea at W Singapore Sentosa Cove

  W Singapore revamped its W T Time / Drop the T² High Tea set at WooBar some weeks back and I was invited to sample their new creations. Having taken the afternoon off, I found the view of the lush greenery around the pool and the yachts bobbing gently on the water in the marina particularly therapeutic after […]

Man Fu Yuan’s 19th Anniversary Promotion in July

Man Fu Yuan is celebrating it’s 19th anniversary at InterContinental Singapore with two special menus featuring 19 signature dishes each. Priced at $19++ per portion, the menus will only be available in July. Some of Man Fu Yuan’s 19th Anniversary Specials @ $19++ Image reproduced with permission from Man Fu Yuan, InterContinental Singapore   Executive […]

Gaia Ristorante & Bar’s Grande Carte Menu

Located at Goodwood Park Hotel, Gaia Ristorante occupies the space that was home to Bice – my favourite Italian restaurant for Saffron Risotto in the late 90s. Named after the ancient Greek Mother Goddess and creator of the Earth, Gaia’s culinary philosophy focuses on enhancing the natural flavours of well-sourced ingredients within a Nature-inspired setting. Helmed by Chef Emanuele Faggi […]

Hakata Ikkousha Ramen at CHIJMES

Ramen restaurant, Hakata Ikkousha, derives its name from a city called Hakata (birthplace of Tonkotsu Ramen) in Fukuoka and the expression ‘Ikkousha’ which means ‘one happy place’. Chef Kousuke Yoshimura opened his first Hakata Ikkousha in Daimyo, Fukuoka, and chose this name because he wanted to “bring happiness to all the people”. An interesting motto isn’t it? 3 […]

Catalunya Sundays ‘Brunch with Passion’!

Catalunya Sundays ‘Brunch with Passion’ is a breath of fresh air as far as Sunday brunch buffet offerings go in Singapore. In addition to a wonderful spread of food, diners are treated to energetic performances, slick showmanship and friendly service with a warm smile. Lola Cocktail @ $14 Amontillado Sherry & Catalunya Blue Cheese Syrup […]

shisen hanten mapo tofu

Shisen Hanten at Mandarin Orchard Singapore

I love Sichuan food and used to eat it a few times a week so I was thrilled to be invited to try out Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro at Mandarin Orchard. The Chinese characters in the restaurant’s name mean Sichuan Restaurant Akasaka Szechwan Restaurant (popularly known as Shisen Hanten in Japan) was started in […]

Absolut Elyx tasting

Absolut Elyx – Taste of Perfection

Luxury vodka label Absolut Elyx recently ran a series of complimentary sensorial tasting workshops in Singapore to help consumers appreciate vodka better. Related posts: Mexican Soul Food at Señor Taco SAVOUR 2014 – Gourmet Feasting by Marina Bay Waterfront Levant – Middle Eastern Cuisine IKYU Gourmet Traveller – Nov 2013′s Seasonal Menu Magnum Singapore Pleasure […]

Glen Garioch Virgin Oak Whisky

Morrison Bowmore Whisky Tasting

I was invited by for a private whisky tasting featuring five limited edition expressions from Morrison Bowmore Distillers at The Vintner on Duxton. Related posts: “The Art of Sundays” Champagne Brunch at InterContinental Singapore The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill at One Fullerton Bar and Billiard Room’s Sunday Brunch Somersby Cider & Bliss House Collaborate […]

A Taste of Nostalgia at Man Fu Yuan

Man Fu Yuan at InterContinental Singapore is running a promotion, A Taste of Nostalgia, offering diners an opportunity to savour dishes from the “good old days”. Available till 31 May 2014, there’s a range of dishes hailing from the 60′s to 80′s to choose from each month. Take your tastebuds on a trip down memory […]

World Gourmet Summit 2014: Eu Yan Sang’s Herbal Dinner, 31 Mar

Last week, I was invited to a preview of World Gourmet Summit 2014′s Eu Yan Sang Dinner featuring the cuisine of International Masterchef Arron Huang and Hosting Chef Yong Bing Ngen. The six-course wine-paired dinner menu, featuring high quality premium herbs, was put together by celebrity Masterchef Arron Huang from Taiwan and Majestic Restaurant’s Chef Yong […]

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