Food Review: Paul Boulangerie Singapore

Food Review: Paul Boulangerie Singapore

The Place When PAUL boulangerie opened two years ago in Singapore, it created a frenzy as this is a brand familiar to some Singaporeans who have been to its overseas outlets. Famous for its bread and desserts, I first knew PAUL when I was introduced to its macaroons few years back, not knowing that it … Continue reading

Food Review: Dojo @ Circular Road

Food Review: Dojo @ Circular Road

The Place Nested in the middle of Circular Road in Boat Quay, Dojo takes on the industrial chic design with a good split between both indoor and outdoors seats. Well located within the Central Business District, we can literally hear the white collar workers exclaim “Yes!”. Finally a gourmet burger worth our calories invaded our work … Continue reading

Food Review: Makan@Jen

Food Review: Makan@Jen

The Place There are many new developments along Orchard Road this year, one of them being Orchard Gateway, a new mall linked to Orchard Central with a brand new Hotel Jen above the mall. Hotel Jen is the Shangri-la’s Hotel Group rebrand of the former Traders Hotel name, with its own restaurant at the level … Continue reading

Snippets: Ultimate Hawker Fest (UHF) 2014

Snippets: Ultimate Hawker Fest (UHF) 2014

It’s year end once again and there is always another reason to feast on good food! If you are a lover of food and in particular hawker food, the Ultimate Hawker Fest (UHF) is back this year as part of SG50 celebration to celebrate Singapore’s unique Hawker Heritage, brought to you by TOUCH Community Services … Continue reading

Food Review: Rabbit Owl Depot

Food Review: Rabbit Owl Depot

The Place Located conveniently opposite the National Library, Rabbit Owl Depot is one of the latest ice-cream parlour to open in town area. It is a fairly small café, which has a rugged industrial theme from the design of its piped-like chairs. There is a serious lack of specialised ice-cream cafes in the Bugis and … Continue reading

Food Review: Ricciotti

Food Review: Ricciotti

The Place It has been around for long, but Ricciotti should not get complacent. The recent re-branding plans for the restaurant would seek to re-vitalise this long standing Italian restaurant to suit the Singaporeans’ lifestyle. We leant that their branches in China Square and the Star Vista will be given a new name and a brand new menu, … Continue reading

Food Review: Chotto Matte Singapore

Food Review: Chotto Matte Singapore

The Place Opened barely a month ago, Chotto Matte along Blair Road is run by the consultant behind popular Japanese chain Standing Sushi Bar, located at a corner shophouse in the quaint estate near Everton Road. The restaurant is really small at the main dining area, which sits up to at most 20 people. There … Continue reading

Food Review: Peony Jade @ Keppel Club

Food Review: Peony Jade @ Keppel Club

The Place Peony Jade restaurant has been specialising in Cantonese Szechuan cuisine for a long while, and to all fans of hairy crab, it has recently launched its Hairy Crab Menu for a limited time from now till the end of November, while the hairy crab season lasts! Located in Keppel Club near Telok Blangah … Continue reading

Food Review: TAO Seafood Asia

Food Review: TAO Seafood Asia

The Place Located in Asia Square Tower in central CBD is TAO Seafood Asia, a Thai-Teochew seafood restaurant helmed by Chef Lee Tong Kuon, the former executive chef and co-owner of  Thai Village restaurant. The modern Chinese restaurant has a posh interior as well as private dining rooms, which is quite well suited for a … Continue reading

Food Review: Pontini Italian Buffet

Food Review: Pontini Italian Buffet

The Place I have always known Pontini restaurant at Grand Copthorne Waterfront hotel to serve good a la carte Italian food, which was why I was pleasantly surprised that it has launched its first ever Italian lunch buffet this month. Available only on Saturday and public holidays from 12 to 3pm, Pontini’s Head Chef Daniele … Continue reading

Food Review: Shinkei Japanese Restaurant

Food Review: Shinkei Japanese Restaurant

The Place We love buffets, especially Singaporeans for some reasons. It is not exaggerating at all to proclaim that our national pastime is eating. As compared to International Buffets, there are less restaurants in Singapore which offers Japanese buffets, not to mention the options in the heartland neighborhood. I was therefore pleasantly surprised that the … Continue reading

Food Review: Henri Charpentier Singapore

Food Review: Henri Charpentier Singapore

The Place We were thrilled to learn that famous French-Japanese patisserie Henri Charpentier is opening its first overseas outpost in Singapore recently. Officially opened just last week, we spotted a snaking queue at its Dempsey outlet and could not help but conclude that Singaporeans are so well-informed of new restaurants these days. It was interesting to … Continue reading