Tag Archives: Spices

Going Spanish at UNA at One Rochester

Al Fresco Dining at UNA at One Rochester   Located at 1 Rochester Park, UNA is the latest incarnation of One Rochester – a watering hole that I used to patronize many years ago. Helming the kitchen at UNA at One Rochester is Chef Jean-Philippe Patruno, who used to head the kitchen at Bomba Paella Bar. I was […]

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“Go to Hell” Ramen by Buta God at Ramen Champion, Bugis+

Buta God, is an cool Ultimate Ramen Champion 2013 contender to check out. “Buta” is Japanese for pig so I guess they’ve called themselves Pig God because they specialise in pork ramen. Although I love spicy food, I prefer Tonkotsu Ramen to Spicy Ramen but I must say, Buta God sure has a way of marketing their spicy Ramen. I […]

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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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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 […]

Moorish Dinner at Artichoke Cafe & Bar

I’ve been meaning to check out Artichoke Cafe and Bar for the longest time but just never got around to doing so till recently. A little bit of an Arabophile, I love Middle Eastern food and have been thinking about getting a fix so I was thrilled when J organized dinner at Artichoke. Serving Moorish […]

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 Deep Fried Potato with Mozzarella Cheese

My second favourite dish at Perfect Italiano’s Masterclass, conducted by Chef Lino Sauro of Gattopardo at Palate Sensations, was Deep Fried Potato stuffed with Mozzarella Cheese.  It’s simple to execute and would be great for parties. Here’s the recipe so you can cook for your loved ones and good friends: Deep Fried Potato stuffed with Mozzarella Cheese (recipe reproduced with permission from Perfect […]

Brunch at Suprette

Weekends are for lazing around and for indulging in lazy brunches with friends. L and I went to check out Suprette, a fairly new restaurant-bar-cafe concept located within a boutique hotel, Kam Leng Hotel, at Jalan Besar. Shakshuka @ S$19++ Eggs poached in spicy tomato sauce with Feta Cheese, Lamb Sausages & Crusty Bread Having […]

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 […]

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