Tag Archives: Fish

On the Hunt for the Best Penang Laksa in Penang

During my recent size-changing trip to Penang, I was determined to hunt down some of the best Penang Laksa on the island. Most people in Singapore are familiar with Laksa Lemak, which comprises blanched rice noodles served in a spicy, coconut-milk broth and topped with prawns, sliced fishcake, cockles, chili paste and shredded Laksa Leaves (aka […]

Hairy Crabs with a Twist at Royal Pavilion

It’s Hairy Crab season again, have you had your fix yet? Image reproduced with permission from Royal Pavilion at Park Regis Hotel   From now till mid November, Royal Pavilion at Park Regis Hotel is serving 5 types of Hairy Crab dishes which include 2 contemporary creations that I think are a refreshing change from […]

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 […]

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 […]

National Day Specials at Emmanuel Stroobant Group

For one day only, 3 restaurants from the Emmanuel Stroobant Group will be offering National Day Specials to tickle your taste buds. In commemoration of Singapore’s 49th birthday, the chefs from Brussels Sprouts, Picotin Express and Saint Pierre have created a few special dishes inspired by local favourites. Seafood Laksa Pizza @ $22 Available only […]

Chuan Wei Xuan Sichuan Restaurant in Joo Chiat

I chanced upon Chuan Wei Xuan 川味轩 Sichuan Restaurant last week and have been there twice in four days. A hidden gem in my neck of the woods! Even though we have many Sichuan restaurants that are run by Chinese nationals (aka PRCs) in Singapore, not many of them do it well. I’ve tried quite a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Katsuya at East Coast Road

I’d been meaning to try Katsuya, a tonkatsu restaurant along East Coast Road, for the longest time but only got around to doing so recently. Related posts: Zhen Zhou Dao, Singapore-Style Porridge RWS Food Affair: 6 Celebrity Chefs, 9 Days of Indulgence Fish & Chips @ Seasonal Salad Bar, Toa Payoh Ramen Bari-Uma at Tanglin […]

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