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Rustic European Food at Shelter in the Woods

Shelter in the Woods is a rustic European restaurant located at Greenwood Avenue, off Bukit Timah Road. Intrigued by the name that conjured up visions of fairy tale characters like Snow White or Goldilocks stumbling onto cottages whilst wandering in the woods, I was thrilled to have been invited to check it out. Helmed by Japanese-born, European-trained […]

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 […]

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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Chef Geir Skeie at Osia, Resorts World Sentosa

Chef Geir Skeie 2009 Bocuse d’Or Winner  Chef Geir Skeie, 2009 Bocuse d’Or Winner, was in Singapore last October for Resorts World Sentosa‘s ‘Cooking with Friends’ programme. A long overdue post, I was reminded of  his visit whilst checking what was stored on an old SD card. The Bocuse d’Or is a highly prestigious biennial […]

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 […]

Levant's Mixed Grill - tasting

Levant – Middle Eastern Cuisine

I was invited to Levant, a cosy Middle Eastern restaurant located at Greenwood, for a tasting last month. I’d heard of this restaurant from acquaintances but didn’t get to check it out as most of my friends are not into Middle Eastern food. ‘Levant’ means ‘the sun rises in the east’ and is also used to refer […]

Kha's Mango Sticky Rice

Farewell, Kha

Kha has been my favourite Thai restaurant in Singapore for the past year or so but come 16 January, the restaurant will shutter for good. Get your fix within the next day or two if you can secure a table. The last of the three restaurants within the Epicure Group (a subsidiary of JIA Boutique Hotels) […]

Bar & Billiard Room Champagne Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose

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. […]

Morsels Squid Ink Risotto

Morsels (Singapore)

Morsels at Mayo Street has been on my list of places to check out for quite a while so I was thrilled when friends suggested going there for a birthday celebration. I returned to Morsels less than a week later for the launch of Foodmento, a new app for foodies. Steamed Clams @ S$22 Fig Broth, Homemade Kimchee, Pickled Wakame […]

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