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Sideways – Mediterranean at Little India

Sideways. The name of a movie about the great pinot noir. Also the name of a newly-opened restaurant in the Little India/Jalan Besar area. Housed where the fabulous Broadcast HQ used to hang, the place is now half-restaurant, half-gallery – all in a bricked-up space that exudes an industrial yet cosy vibe. I say cosy […]

Beef Sukiyaki Don Keisuke – When Sukiyaki met Gyu-don

Ramen King Keisuke Takeda is hell-bent on ruining me! Ruining my lo-carb diet, that is. As if it’s not good enough that he is adding on unnecessary inches to my waistline with the food from his 14 other restaurants, he has now created a new concept at Beef Sukiyaki Don Keisuke. Sukiyaki + Gyu Don […]

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Jypsy – PS. Cafe’s new beachy, boho, Japanese casual dining

“I’m fuming!” she seethed, as she instructed me, while hurtling over in a Grab, on what to order at Jypsy, P.S. Café’s latest offering at 38. Martin Road. “Get me a drink, any drink will do!” she texted as I went ahead to order what every other table seemed to be having – the Nest […]

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Wakanui Grill Dining

{Update: 19 August 2018} When I visited Wakanui Grill Dining two years back at its former venue at Boat Quay, I had already thought that it was a pretty good steak place. They’ve moved to flashy Marina One now, and hubby felt like meat last Friday, so off we went for a meal. The backstory […]

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The Butcher’s Wife – Gluten-free dining

All my gluten-fearing friends can now make an appointment with The Butcher’s Wife for sustenance. Taking over the spot formerly occupied by another Spa Esprit Group restaurant, Open Door Policy, which interestingly was also heading down the GF path, so not sure why the cosmetic change and the closing of that door, but it doesn’t […]

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Atout – Classic French Bistro Dining at Dempsey

Atout certainly has all the trappings of a “pretty” night out. Just its location at the former grounds of Au Petit Salut is one huge hint about how charming the place is going to be. You’re surrounded by greenery, the vibe inside is bistro style and it just has a certain “je ne sais quoi” […]

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My Love Affair with Joel

{Update: 7 August 2018} Sadly, Chef Joel Robuchon has passed away. He died of cancer on 6 August 2018. He was 73. Still, his legacy lives on, not just in his eponymous restaurants, but in the spirits of many other chefs he had trained. {Update: 22 July 2016} And the stars keep shining on for […]

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Blackwattle – Mod Oz experiments at Amoy Street

{Update: 4 August 2018} I’m having a sense of deja vu now. I feel like I had just raved about another wonderful Mod-Oz restaurant, and then it closed soon after (that was 13 Duxton Hill). And now, it’s Blackwattle’s turn. Re-reading my review below, I can’t help but feel a loss for this closure. Blackwattle […]

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Ding Dong – yummy new Mod-Asian creations!

{Update: 1 August 2018} So I know I had written about Ding Dong previously after one of my lunch sojourns with my ex-JC classmates, but what I didn’t realise was that the review was written 2 years ago and I hadn’t been back since! My… goes to show just how many options Singapore has, that […]

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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 […]