Naked Finn sure looks and feels different from the first time I had visited it nearly 10 years ago. When it first opened, the space and seating plan gave it more of a buzzy hotspot feel. I recall sitting counter-side, tables packed tight, chatting with the chefs as they dished out plates of their seafood-driven […]
Marguerite – Michelin Magic at the Flower Dome.
Marguerite is a perfect spot for a special occasion, it’s as simple as that. Nestled within the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay, you’re immediately transported to a lush verdant setting as an aura of calm descends upon you. The wait staff certainly contribute to that. They are welcoming and warm, no need to […]
Kotuwa – A Spicy Sri Lankan Affair in Singapore!
Kotuwa’s chef-owner Rishi Naleendra already had a fan in me when he was at MACA at the Tanglin Post Office building, way back then in 2015. His usage of Australian indigenous ingredients in the Asian-inspired dishes showed his multicultural background and he continued his successful debut with Cheek by Jowl, where his five-spice caramel-sauced duck […]
Margaret River Wineries You Won’t Want To Miss (Part 2)
Clearly we loved our time in Margaret River so much that when we finally decided to break our no-travel bubble, we chose a repeat visit to the region. Exactly three years after our first trip in November 2019, as this is also our anniversary period, we spent a magical three weeks last year exploring Southwest […]
The Great Southern Wine-Trippin’ Adventure!
“The Great Southern Wine Region in Australia? Oh, you mean Barossa?” I replied, with an ever-so-slight conspirational nod, thinking of the bombastic Shiraz that the region is familiar for. “No. I mean, the Great Southern, that is, the great Southwestern region in Australia,” she countered, clearly miffed that I was confusing the South Australian region […]