[Food review] FATCAT Ice cream bar

October 21, 2017

Address: Blk 416 Bedok North Avenue 2 #01-25, 460416 Nearest MRT: Bedok station It is open everyday except on Tuesdays. An ice cream bar that serves chef-made ice-cream made from fresh ingredients using modern cooking techniques. A unique frozen dessert experience that never fails to tantalise your taste buds. Even the name FATCAT itself seems like …
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Deepavali

October 18, 2017

Happy Deepavali to all my Hindu friends around the world! I was lucky to be invited to my friend’s house today to experience the festivities, not forgetting the delicious briyani, curry mutton, murukku etc. freshly prepared by the mum. It was a lovely day indeed! As one of the major cultural festivals in Singapore, Deepavali …
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[Food review] D’zerts cafe

October 3, 2017

Address: 30 Jln Pari Burong, Singapore 488696 Nearest MRT: Tanah Merah (change to bus 2, 9 or 48 and alight at Jln Pari Burong) Located in the quiet neighbourhood of Simpang, this cafe specialises in desserts, which is evident in its name. It is a small family-run cafe started by an ex-naval chef along with …
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Exploring Mount Austin

September 30, 2017

After having explored most of the cafes nearer to Johor Bahru (JB) customs for a while, plus walking several rounds around City Square Mall, we decided to venture further out to Taman Mount Austin. This is one up and coming neighbourhood to check out while in JB, with several cafes and restaurants springing up. A …
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[Food review] Birds of Paradise

September 21, 2017

Birds of Paradise Gelato Boutique 63 East Coast Road #01-05, Singapore 428776 Tel: +65 9678 6092 Sun, Tue to Thu: 12pm – 10pm Fri & Sat: 12pm – 10.30pm Nearest Station: Paya Lebar/ Dakota. It is more accessible by bus 10, 12, 14, 32, 40. Who would have thought of Birds of Paradise as being a …
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Semonkong Lodge

February 5, 2017

The mighty Maletsunyane Falls in Lesotho, one of the highest single dropping waterfalls in Africa, creates a haze of smoke as the water plummets 186 metres into a spectacular gorge. It is from this smoke that Semonkong – The Place of Smoke – gets its name. Semonkong Lodge offers accommodation in Semonkong, and is perfectly …
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Tallinn Tales

November 15, 2016

From Stockholm, it is easy to board one of the ferries heading north to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, where we continued on our nordic trip. On the Tallink Silja Line which has a daily ferry crossing, we managed to book tickets at 58€ each. It was a B class cabin for four people and …
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Refuel at Bedok

October 19, 2016

Cafe: Refuel Address: Blk 744 Bedok Reservoir Road, #01-3029, 470744 Cuisine: Western Nearest MRT: Bedok   Refuel is a cafe, eatery and coffee roastery located on a busy corner site in Bedok Reservoir Road. With glazed frontage on two sides of the building, it is a laidback cafe in the neighbourhood of Bedok Reservoir, perfect …
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The Workbench Bistro

June 9, 2016

The Workbench Bistro 332 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, #01-1881, 560332 Opening hours: 12-10pm Cuisine: Western, cafe style Nearest MRT: Ang Mo Kio Located in a quiet Ang Mo Kio neighbourhood, the Workbench offers decent main courses and desserts. My friends had the garlic pasta and crab meat linguine which were delicious. There was a …
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BetterField food review

April 17, 2016

BetterField Address: 261 Waterloo Street #01-23 Singapore 180261 Cuisine: Western Nearest MRT station: Bugis or Bras Basah Tucked into a small corner of Waterloo centre, this nondescript cafe had a small queue forming around 6.30pm on a Friday evening. Having not made any reservations, we were told that it was full, but luckily after waiting …
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the art of eating Pintxos

January 4, 2016

Instead of calling it tapas, here in northern Spain, it is known as pintxos (pronounced “pinchos”). I really enjoy the wide selection of pintxos available in the bars, although if you order many at one go the bill would add up. Treat the pintxos like snacks, ordering one or two at a time to go …
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Food review: Nunsongyee 눈송이

November 26, 2015

Cuisine: Korean desserts Address: 534 North Bridge Road Singapore 188749 Nearest MRT: Bugis Open: 24 hours daily The bingsu craze has really caught on Singapore and now bingsu cafes are sprouting all over my tiny island. These Korean desserts may not be cheap, but still many people love to indulge in them, probably because they …
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Food review: O’ma Spoon

September 21, 2015

O’ma Spoon Cuisine: Korean desserts Address: 313 Orchard Road #04-20/32 [email protected] Singapore 238895 nearest MRT: Somerset With the current bingsu craze in town, I had to try the Korean bingsu in Singapore to see if it matches to the original one in Korea. Of course, due to the import of the concept, this dessert sold …
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Food review: Supply and Demand

September 20, 2015

 Supply and Demand 277 Orchard Road, #02-13/14, Orchard Gateway, 238858 Cuisine: Italian Nearest MRT: Somerset There are two outlets for Supply and Demand, one located at Esplanade with alfresco dining while the other is at Orchard Gateway, near Somerset MRT. Since it was the haze period, me and my friends decided to visit the one …
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5 the moments

September 12, 2015

5 the moments Address: 73 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088494  Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar After dinner at Sanji, we decided to go for desserts. Along Tanjong Pagar road, there were several cafes, we walked in to an ice cream cafe (forgot the name, it’s just before Fluffy dessert) to try their ice cream, but it …
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Food review: Menya Sanji

September 11, 2015

Menya Sanji Kagoshima Ramen Address: 1 Tras Link #01-14 Orchid Hotel, Singapore 078867 nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar So far, I have tried Tonkatsu King ramen, the pork-base and chicken-base soup at the two outlets around Tanjong Pagar (one beside Orchid Hotel and the other at 100am shopping mall). My friend said that Sanji is much …
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Food review: Rollie olie

August 26, 2015

Rollie Olie Address: The Star Vista #02-05, 1 Vista Exchange Green Nearest MRT: Buona Vista Cuisine: Japanese/fusion Rollie Olie is a new Japanese restaurant located at Star Vista shopping centre. They have a daily set lunch which includes a half-roll, miso soup and salad. Rolled with the freshest ingredients, their made-to-order sushi rolls and other …
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Food review: Standing sushi bar

August 2, 2015

Food review: Standing Sushi Bar Address: 8 Queen St #01-03 Singapore Art Museum Tel: 6333 1335 (nearest train station: Bras Basah, or 5 min walk from City Hall MRT) Contrary to its name, the standing sushi bar is a sit-down restaurant actually and it is famous for its signature thick slices of sashimi promotion on …
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Food review: Knuckle-licious

July 27, 2015

Food review: Knuckles Address: 212 Hougang Street 21, #01-33, Singapore 530212 (Nearest train station: Kovan) After being introduced to this place in the heartlands by a friend, I was instantly bought over. The cheap drinks and decent western food, coupled with  no GST and service charge makes it even more attractive. A good place to …
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Foodie’s guide to Hong Kong

July 12, 2015

Hong Kong is a food paradise indeed and there are so many eating places to choose from, such as local dim sum restaurants to international cuisine. During my recent trip to Hong Kong, I got to try some authentic local cuisine thanks to a local friend who brought me around. Food prices in Hong Kong …
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Toby’s Estate food review

April 14, 2015

Toby’s Estate Address: 8 Rodyk Street #01-03/04, 238216 Directions: Take bus 51, 186 from Chinatown MRT station, then alight at Hotel Miramar and cross over the Singapore River to the other bank. The cafe is located along the river, just minutes away from Grand Copthorne Hotel and Zouk nightclub.  Toby’s Estate is an Australian cafe …
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Din Tai Fung review

December 28, 2014

Name: Din Tai Fung Address: Tampines Mall 4 Tampines Central 5, #02-01, 529510 Cuisine: Chinese Apparently, Din Tai Fung is a Michelin star restaurant and  is ranked as one of the world’s Top 10 Best Restaurants by The New York Times. It is well known for its xiao long bao, which is mini pork dumplings …
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Christmas eve/ Saizeriya lunch

December 25, 2014

Everyone was rushing to do their last minute Christmas shopping as seen from the busy shopping malls and crowded mrt stations on Christmas eve. Most working people had half day of work only, so they could go home earlier or go out in the afternoon. We met for lunch at Saizeriya, of which I will …
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dinner at Itacho

December 23, 2014

Itacho restaurant at Tampines Mall #04-32 Cuisine: Japanese Last night was my first time at Itacho, I’ve seen several of its outlets around Singapore, but there are always long queues so I usually skip it to dine elsewhere. Nevertheless, in order to satisfy a friend’s craving for sushi, we decided to head to Itacho for …
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