Blue Lotus, An Eclectic Chinese Grill House

Fusion well done—that’s Blue Lotus Chinese Grill House, a Chinese-tapas culinary concept with an avant-garde menu that cleverly blends traditional Asian flavours with western cooking techniques. Don’t miss the nectarous Hickory Smoked Honey-glazed Kurobuta Pork Belly and the Crab Balls with the signature Chilli Pomelo Sauce. … More Blue Lotus, An Eclectic Chinese Grill House

Xi Yan, Modern Inventive Chinese Fusion

Xi Yan Shaw is the causal sibling of Xi Yan Private Dining that serves contemporary, inventive Chinese cuisine. Originating from Hong Kong, this brand is founded by celebrity Chef-owner Jacky Yu, often credited with starting the private dining phenomenon in Hong Kong. The Szechuan-style Salivating Chicken with konnyaku noodles & century eggs is engaging. … More Xi Yan, Modern Inventive Chinese Fusion

FOO’D By Davide Oldani

Valentine’s Day lunch at FOO’D, at the historic Victoria Theater & Concert Hall that was built in 1862. An outpost of Michelin-starred Italian Chef David Oldani, the cuisine is good, although not ground breaking; but the iconic venue with Greco-Roman columns framing a beautiful setting, coupled with the very reasonable set prices make this a strong recommendation. … More FOO’D By Davide Oldani

VLV, Modern Cantonese Dining In Heritage River House

VLV Restaurant & Bar is a modern Cantonese restaurant located at The River House at Clarke Quay. Originally a 19th Century riverfront residence of a wealthy gambir merchant, it is now beautifully restored. Helmed by talented Executive Chef Martin Foo whose career spans theTung Lok Group as the Senior Executive Chef at Tong Le Private Dining, and Lei Garden Restaurant, VLV serves elegantly plated Cantonese cuisine in sharing portions. … More VLV, Modern Cantonese Dining In Heritage River House

Zipang By Chef Kitagawa, Kappo Cuisine Specialist.

Zipang is newly opened contemporary Japanese restaurant; which in the ancient Japanese language means Island of Gold. The restaurant is helmed by Executive Chef Tomohiro Kitagawa from Kyoto, who’s claim to fame is a stint at kaiseki restaurant Arashiyama Rantei in his hometown, and is also known for his sophisticated kappo cuisine. … More Zipang By Chef Kitagawa, Kappo Cuisine Specialist.

Pocoloco, Italian Gem In the Heartland

Discovered Pocoloco, an amicable Italian casual dining gem deep in the heartland of Ang Mo Kio. PocoLoco’s open kitchen churns out authentic and very affordable Italian fare. This tiny joint punches above its weight, even offering fancy dish like the Raw Canadian Oyster with Champagne Vinegar & Cream, and is now on our list of regular Italian haunts. … More Pocoloco, Italian Gem In the Heartland

Inaniwa Yosuke, 150-year noodle-making tradition lands in Singapore

Attention all Japanophiles! The 20,000 sq ft Japanese Food Town featuring 16 casual dining establishments handpicked from Japan is now opened at Isetan, Wisma Atria. One of the outlet is my fave restaurant in Japan – Inaniwa Yosuke that brings 150-year old tradition of craftsmanship and skill from the Akita Prefecture, famed for the silky smooth thin and chewy Inaniwa udon. … More Inaniwa Yosuke, 150-year noodle-making tradition lands in Singapore