Nude Seafood Grouper in duck broth

Update: NUDE Seafood’s latest Communal Menu

{Update: 14 May 2017} One of my favourite restaurants in town, I’ve never walked out of NUDE Seafood dissatisfied. The produce is always fresh, cooking always intriguing and generosity always evident. Saw that they’ve launched a new “communal dining” concept, so we decided to check it out last Friday night. The premise is that for […]

South Union Park Butternut Squash Pasta

South Union Park – fabulous bistro at Kembangan

{Update: March 26th 2017} South Union Park occasionally takes time off to create, test and launch new dishes and their latest menu sees new additions like Lightly Smoked Salmon (S$23) and Squid Ink Risotto ($26). Here’s a quick view on some of the other new highlights: {Original Post: May 28th, 2016} I am delighted that […]

The 2016 Masala Guide V2

Singapore Best Restaurants 2016 – The Masala Guide!

This is the aunty-approved Singapore Best Restaurants 2016 food guide – The Masala Guide! I thought of writing a listicle so that Santa Google would gift me with a million hits, but decided against it. I’m sure there’ll be plenty of Singapore Best Restaurants 2016 type of articles being published so I thought, why not […]

Salted & Hung Trout

Salted & Hung – Cured, Smoked, Fermented, you name it, you got it!

{UPDATED 25 September} Tried Salted & Hung’s lunch set the other day, and was very pleased! As I was making use of a Chope promotion, it was only $25 for a 3-course set, but even without the promotion, and at a $35 for a 3-course lunch, I would say lunch at Salted & Hung is […]

Terra Scallops

Terra – Tokyo Italian, Set Lunch Review

Terra – Tokyo Italian cuisine at Tras Street. My good friend, Howard Lo, was the first to introduce me to Japanese Italian fare 10 years back, and no, I wasn’t a fan. Consisting mostly of pastas with dubious sauces, I seriously doubted my buddy’s taste. But I’ll eat my words as Howard is the owner […]

Cheek By Jowl Duck Waffles Featured

Review – Cheek by Jowl

Update – 23 August: Tried their very-worth-it set lunch. A choice between 2-course at $30 or 3-course at $38, featuring some of their classics like the Cured Ocean Trout and Barramundi. We had the earthy Salt-baked Beetroot with creamy goat’s cheese and the Roasted Quail as starters. Both dishes were delicious, nice contrast of textures […]

The Kitchen Bacchanalia Lamb

Brilliant flavours at The Kitchen at Bacchanalia

The Kitchen at Bacchanalia received a 1-star nod from the Michelin inspectors for the inaugural 2016 Michelin Guide Singapore. And well-deserved, might I add! Reminding me of similar 1-starred restaurants in cities like San Francisco, The Kitchen at Bacchanalia has an edgy vibe, thanks to the open kitchen and all its accompanying culinary energy placed […]

Momor Yuzu Sabayon

Mo’mor Izakaya at Tanglin

Update – 20 August 2016: Happy to report on Mo’Mor Izakaya’s new Happy Hours! $5 deal on selected wines, beers, sake cocktails, whiskey and vodka, daily from 5-7pm. All the more reason to be super-productive at work and rush on down to Mo’Mor Izakaya! Original Post – 12 May 2016: It was a fabulous gal pal’s […]

Tippling Club Featured

So what if Tippling Club has been denied a star?

Many are wondering how Tippling Club was passed over for a Michelin star. But seriously, who cares? Ryan Clift and gang have been serving up thoughtful and inventive cuisine for the longest time now, and my recent visit showed no signs of the team pulling back. The word here is team. It’s not just about […]

Lewin Terrace Vegetable Jelly

Beautiful hideaway at Lewin Terrace

I always love the idea of having lunch al fresco, surrounded by lush greenery, hearing birds merrily chirping away, far, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. And at Lewin Terrace at Fort Canning, you get that and a couple of bushy-tailed squirrels chasing each other’s tails, to boot. Best approached via […]