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Kafe Utu – African cuisine to make your tummy go boom!

Kafe Utu bills itself as Singapore’s original African café. But it is not merely a café, no sirree! The restaurant occupies three floors of a Jiak Chuan road shophouse, with the lounge on the second floor and a private dining space on the third. Walking in, I’m immediately drawn to the dramatically beautiful black and […]

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Willow – Winner in the Contemporary Asian game.

Willow, you had me at Human League. Walking in to the beats of Don’t You Want Me, hubby and I both couldn’t help but bob our heads as we were ushered to our counter seats. The heads continued bopping as chef Nicolas Tam showed his love for our generation via his curated playlist that vibed […]

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Tinto – Party it up with a Spanish feast!

Tinto is the name of the game here but first, a little preamble about Spanish food in Singapore. When I think about Spanish food here, there are two names that come to mind. Chef Jose Alonso and chef Daniel Chavez. These are the two protégés of esteemed chef Santi Santamaria of 3-Michelin starred El Raco […]

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Ms. Maria & Mr. Singh – A Culinary Romance by Gaggan.

Ms. Maria & Mr. Singh is Gaggan Anand’s Mexican-girl-meets-Indian-boy fantasy, expressed in a culinary world. The fictional story, which began in Bangkok in March 2020, travelled to Singapore in October 2022, landing squarely along Craig Road. It’s all sufficiently kitschy, with saffron sari prints swaying from the ceiling, rattan lamps with tequila bottles inside and […]

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Beautiful Brittany: Roadtrippin’ the North.

Continuing on from our first 3 days exploring the South of Brittany (if you have not read it yet, I cover Vannes, Rochefort-en-Terre and Pont Aven), we headed North for our last three days. Day 4 (Monday) : Elven. It’s a 1hr45m drive to Dinan from Vannes, and we took a detour to Elven. This […]