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JAAN Singapore – Delicious, Decadent and Delightful

My very first time at Jaan was around 14 years ago, when my boyfriend (my darling hubby now) had brought me there on a date. Back then, we were all about exploring the latest fine dining places, so we would go around trying new restaurants, never mind the fact that back in the day, there […]

Odette at National Gallery Singapore

Odette. Pretty as a peach, Odette. 2-Michelin-starred Odette. Singapore’s top restaurant (according to the Pellegrino list), Odette. Certainly, the accolades have been raining down on Odette the past couple of years. Chef Julien Royer, formerly from fine dining pseudo training school, Jaan, is the poster boy for French finesse with a touch of Asia. It’s […]

Verde Kitchen Fish

Conscious cuisine at Verde Kitchen, Hilton

How is it that it’s April and my resolution to eat healthy has not kicked in yet? It’s getting worse and worse, I must say! Still, occasionally, I do stumble across a good find, serving up fare encompassing all that is healthy in this world. I’m referring to this hole in a luxe Hilton hall […]

Tablescape Lobster Monkfish

Tablescape Grand Park City Hall – A Hidden Gem

{Update: 1 August} I have been meaning to update my review on Tablescape. Seeing as how I had sung its praises previously, I’m afraid I wouldn’t be as inclined to do so anymore. The chef from that time has left, and the last time I visited for lunch, the selection for the lunch sets had […]

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La Cala – Spanish Delicioso at DUO!

Working at DUO has its benefits, not least of which is the variety of dining options that the Bugis/Kampong Glam area has to offer. The newest entrant to the mix is Spanish restaurant, La Cala. To celebrate (or should I say, commiserate?) yet another work week, a few of my like-minded colleagues and I decided […]

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Atlas Bar and Restaurant’s Decadent Lunch

One does not necessarily think of food when one thinks of Atlas. More likely to come to mind is its impressive Art Deco inspired setting – it’s not completely unthinkable to lose oneself in its splendid grandeur, sinking deep into the plush emerald couches, drunk on all the intricate gold-embellished décor of Atlas. And with […]

Alley on 25 Smoke and Pepper lamb burger

Alley on 25 at flashy new Andaz hotel

Part of the swish new DUO enclave, Alley on 25 at Andaz, a luxury hotel by the Hyatt group, is host to a selection of restaurants and bars. Being within close proximity to Andaz, it didn’t take me long before I sauntered in one day during lunch to check out their attractively-priced 3-course set menus. […]

Folklore Fried Rice

Folklore Restaurant – Taste of Singapore’s Heritage

Folklore’s Eurasian-Peranakan hybrid cuisine was the perfect solution to my wanderlusting best friend’s search for heritage cuisine in Singapore. Visiting from the USA, this girl craves cultural culinary exploits wherever she goes, so I figured a visit to Folklore restaurant at Destination Singapore Beach Road hotel would give her a taste of our uniquely Singaporean […]

Mitzo Morsels Fish

Mitzo meets Morsels Face Off

McGregor and Mayweather may be facing off this weekend but I was invited to a different kind of fight last week. I exaggerate. Mitzo’s “Friends of Mitzo Dinner Series” isn’t about a cook-off, more of a “let’s make lovely food together” kind of collaboration project with respected chefs. The respected chef in question being our […]

Luka Iwate Beef 3

Luka – My new go-to for Japanese Italian!

Luka’s website says “It’s going to be awesome” and… it was! It’s not often these days that I walk out of a restaurant being completely satisfied with the food and the price tag. The prices at Luka are so reasonable, I’m hoping they continue to maintain that even as they persist with the fabulous quality […]