La dame de Pic Berlingots

La Dame de Pic Singapore {Birthday dinner}

Last year, when I was travelling around Provence, Burgundy and the Rhone region, I nearly visited the “birthplace” of the PIC restaurants – Maison PIC in Valence. The 3-Michelin-starred restaurant has remained in the Pic family for 3 generations, and has maintained its star status (losing and gaining stars along the way) since 1939 when […]

Provence and Van Gogh

“Cree, cree, cree” went the cicadas, everywhere we went. The ubiquitous sound of these insects is the soundtrack to Provence in summer. They start to ring in your ears, and become one with your subconsciousness that you almost stop hearing them altogether. And the same with my eyes. I just have to close them and […]

The Butcher's Wife Entrance

The Butcher’s Wife – Showcasing Gluten-free & Natural Wines

{Update: 7 March 2020} The Butcher’s Wife has been running their popular 5 Bites, 5 Wines monthly dinners for some time now, but I only finally discovered what the fuss was when I dined there last month. Chef Mariana Campos D’ Almeida expresses her Brazilian heritage and fermentation fascination with a good melange of Asian […]

Tiong Bahru Bakery Diner pork risoni

Tiong Bahru Bakery Diner (new menu at Funan)

Oh that nasty word… diner. Brings images of red-pleathered booth seats, and a burly dude frying up bacon and eggs in a small town in America asking you if you’d like some fries with that. Ok, I really should not start the review with that image. The new Tiong Bahru Bakery Diner is nothing at […]

Wagyu Beef Rossini

Kimme – a Korean-inspired Mod European restaurant

{Update: 11 Jan 2020} It’s been two years since I last visited Kimme. It’s funny reading the last paragraph of my original post below where I said I’d bring my hubby the next time. I guess it’s taken me two years, huh? Anyway, to celebrate a very important milestone, we decided on Kimme last Friday […]