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Lumbre – Fiery, New Spanish Restaurant at Chijmes

Lumbre, newly-opened at Chijmes, may, on the surface, seem to be a Spanish restaurant, but the menu certainly isn’t limited to Spanish classics. Hubby and I celebrated my mother-in-law’s birthday last week with a lunch at Lumbre, and both his parents were very satisfied with the meal. So was I. The set lunch is a […]

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Analogue – 100% Plant-based, Sustainable Dining

Analogue at Chijmes was my choice for last weekend’s dinner, partly because the friend I was meeting is a vegetarian, and also because I was curious about this resto-bar that is ranked 37 on the 2022 Asia’s 50 Best Bars list. Glimpsing the menu pre-booking, my meat-loving hubby was a little concerned about the prospect […]

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Tonito – fiesta-worthy Latin American at Jewel

Tonito at Jewel Changi Airport hit me up for a tasting last week, promising a gastronomic tour around Latin America. Despite being an avid traveller, I’ve never made it to that part of the world. But I’ve had my fair share of LatAm food, whether it’s the classic churros, ceviche or chilli con carne. With […]

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Firangi Superstar: An Enchanting Evening of Fantasy.

I have been wanting to get my ass to Firangi Superstar for a while now. Not only because of the usage of the word, Superstar, which if you know, you know is the suffix to one of India’s biggest movie stars, Rajinikanth. But also, as a fan of Wes Anderson’s quirky, fantastical movie sets, I […]

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Claudine Restaurant – French Farmhouse Finesse!

Claudine Restaurant opened its doors at the end of 2021, and fans of Julien Royer (of 3-Michelin-starred Odette) would have rejoiced at the notion of more frequent visits to a more “casual” sister restaurant. Yes, it is more casual, spotted a few men in dress shorts, but make no mistake, the prices aren’t “casual”. I’d […]