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Tribal: Let’s Get Communal at Fiery New Modern Asian Restaurant!

Tribal highlights the smoky, sexy allure of wood-fire cooking, using Asian ingredients made into everything from sambals to salsas, glazes to garnishes. The latest initiative from the Ebb & Flow group (the folks behind the superb Willow and Sommer) launched in January 2024 at the recently-opened Mondrian Singapore Duxton. By the way, the group is […]

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{CLOSED} Soufflé, soufflé, all the way.

The one thing I didn’t get a chance to eat on my recent foodie adventure to Provence and Burgundy was a soufflé. And I was reminded of that by the constant infiltration of pictures of fluffy, tall soufflés blowing up my IG, with enticing names such as Lobster and Laksa. So yes, a visit to […]

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Jag Restaurant – Highlighting Herbs in a Special Way!

Before I start raving about how wonderful Restaurant Jag was, let me just apologise in advance for my atrocious pictures. Firstly, it was my birthday dinner. So you can imagine, taking pictures and being overly fastidious about it was certainly not my priority. Secondly, the dim lighting that makes Restaurant Jag oh-so-cosy also made my […]

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Kilo Kitchen – Bringing Latin/Asian flair to Duxton

Kilo Kitchen is already a well-loved name among its fans who love its Latin/Asian fare, creative cocktails and edgy, industrial vibe. It saw great success in its old location at Kampong Bugis, where Camp Kilo Charcoal Club still resides, and one of my coffee haunts Loysel’s Toy used to be. I’d be chomping down on […]

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Yellow Pot, Six Senses Duxton – sustainable mod-Chinese

Think Six Senses and you’re likely to think of lush resorts clinging on to the little nooks and crannies of the world, in places reeking of exoticism, such as Fiji and the Seychelles. And while at first glance, Duxton road might appear to be lined by nothing more than a stretch of bars, this area […]

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{CLOSED} Thirteen Duxton Hill – Now renamed to Thirteen Hectares of Nutmeg!

{Update: 24 March 2017} Despite its promising beginnings, this was a short-lived venture, and Thirteen Hectares of Nutmeg is now permanently closed. {Original Post: Published 29 January 2017} I don’t quite know where to start with Thirteen Duxton Hill. Perhaps I’m a sucker for social-media savvy sommeliers posing as front of house starlets, tripling up […]

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Lunch at Rhubarb Le Restaurant

[Updated 22 July 2016] I am thrilled that one of my favourite restaurants has been awarded one Michelin star by the 2016 Michelin Guide Singapore. [Original post] If you need a fancy lunch place to impress your business partners or colleagues, Rhubarb Le Restaurant at Duxton Hill is a great choice. At $42++ for a 3-course […]