Lumbre steak

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 […]

Firangi Superstar Fish

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 […]

The Spot Oyster with Ponzu sauce

The Spot – my go-to for delicious dining at great value.

The Spot is one of my favourite dining destinations in Singapore and yet, it has taken me this long to put up an actual post. I think it’s because it has become so familiar to me that I just share pictures of the fabulous food on Instagram and that’s it. During the times when we […]

Kinou Duck Margret

Kinou – Bringing me to Basque Country

Kinou brought me to the Basque Country… in spirit, at least. If not for Covid19, we would have been driving through Spanish and French Basque Country last year, visiting places such as San Sebastian and Bayonne. Alas, it was not meant to be, but Kinou to the rescue, instead. Nestled in a shophouse, located in […]

FLNT Lamb Rack

FLNT: Tasty Treats and a Twinkling Skyline

FLNT @1-Atico is all about Nikkei cuisine, a mash-up of Peruvian ingredients prepared with Japanese techniques. Nikkei traditionally refers to Japanese people living out of Japan but it’s increasingly mentioned in relation to dining as Nikkei cuisine. It was my hubby’s birthday, and we decided on FLNT for dinner. FLNT bills itself as Singapore’s “sole […]

Persea Lamb Rump 2

Persea – low-carb, no guilt enjoyment!

All right, all my low-carb dreams are coming true with Persea. They aren’t exclusively low-carb but they are carb-conscious, indicating how many pesky carbs there are in each dish. Ok, just to set the record straight, I’m a carb-lover. Way too much of one, which is why it’s imperative for me to have a low-carb […]

Chi Chi Dining Gyoza

ChiChi Singapore – local fare with a Japanese twist

ChiChi Dining at Amoy Street is kind of a unique find I must say. Not neatly fitting into any cuisine category, I suppose I could summarise it as being local-proud, Japanese-influenced creations. We decided to take the easy route and went for the 6-course menu at $58 per person, and I can assure you that […]

Egg dish Jaan

JAAN Singapore – Delicious, Decadent and Delightful

{Updated Post: 7 Nov 2020} Choosing Jaan to celebrate our 15th anniversary was a no-brainer. We had been twice before and always walked away feeling duly indulged. I’ll just get straight into sharing the photos from the latest encounter since the original post has more details on other aspects. It was a 6-course degustation of […]

Cloudstreet dessert

Cloudstreet – A unique culinary experience

I’ve seen chef Rishi Naleendra’s work grow through the years. I first knew of him when I visited MACA, gosh that was a long time ago, I think 5 years ago, when I was impressed by the usage of some funky ingredients in the dishes. Then came Cheek by Jowl, serving to reinforce my impression […]