Tag Archives: Must-Try

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 […]

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Zai Shun Curry Fish Head in Jurong East

Zai Shun Curry Fish Head was introduced to me by C & L last year. I’ve been back a few times and on my last visit, actually took half a day’s leave from work to be able to make it on a weekday! Fried Bitter Gourd with Salted Egg It seems crazy to have to […]

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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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Fish & Chips @ Seasonal Salad Bar, Toa Payoh

I was apprehensive when I first entered Seasonal Salad Bar in Toa Payoh (previously known as Chum Steakhouse). It seemed to be yet another casual eatery that serves generic fried and grilled dishes with an all-you-can-eat salad bar that fills the belly but often leaves me wishing I’d gone for a hawker meal instead. Fish […]

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“The Art of Sundays” Champagne Brunch at InterContinental Singapore

The Art of Sundays Champagne Brunch at InterContinental Singapore‘s Lobby Lounge is served every Sunday from 11.30 am to 3 pm, great for those who are looking to end their weekend on a high note. Free flow of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne (served for a limited period in Magnum bottles) This is a long overdue review […]

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SAVOUR 2014 – Gourmet Feasting by Marina Bay Waterfront

I checked out SAVOUR 2014, the third edition of the annual alfresco gourmet event, last Thursday evening. The 5-day foodie festival filled with gourmet delights and showcasing the expertise of international guest chefs and Singapore-based chefs ran from 5 to 9 Mar 2014 at The Promontory @ Marina Bay. Brain Freeze Pink Guava, Pineapple & Belvedere Vodka […]

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Nanyang Xiao Long Bao at Kallang Bahru

Nanyang Xiao Long Bao has been operating for the past 4 months from a stall at Kallang Bahru Market Hawker Centre. Though it’s fairly close to home, I never knew about this hawker centre till I saw PE’s check-in on Facebook today. Nanyang Xiao Long Bao 南洋小笼包 @ S$5 His photos of the made-to-order Xiao Long […]

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Shunde Yu Sheng at Shangcun, China

Did you know that Shunde Yu Sheng 顺德魚生 (also known as Yusheng) is the inspiration behind the popular Chinese New Year dish, Lo Hei Yu Sheng 捞起魚生? Shunde Yu Sheng was named after the Pearl River Delta town in Guangdong province. Shunde Yu Sheng 顺德魚生   I’m glad to have had the opportunity to savour authentic Shunde Yusheng […]

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Jiu Zhuang at Dempsey

Jiu Zhuang 酒庄 is a hidden gem of a bar located within the quieter part of Dempsey Hill. Rachist and I first visited it after our Chinese New Year tasting at Yan Ting, St. Regis Singapore. Jiu Zhuang at Dempsey Hill   Initially, Rachist and I were apprehensive as the walk along the dimly lit boardwalk seemed to […]

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The Chop House

I caught up with C & L over dinner at The Chop House last evening. A more casual offshoot of Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, The Chop House is a waterfront restaurant at VivoCity and can accomodate 80 diners in the main dining hall with more seats outside. Unfortunately, lighting at the restaurant was very dim so we […]

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