Corner House, Gastronomy At UNESCO World Heritage Site

Corner House, occupying a 1910 stately Black & White bungalow nestled within the UNESCO World Heritage Botanic Gardens, is helmed by Chef Jason Tan, who cut his chops at Les Amis and Le Saint Julien Restaurant in Singapore, and the 3-Michelin-starred Robuchon a Galera. His Gastro-Botanica contemporary cuisine embodies botanicals ranging from tubers, roots and fungi, to vines, fruits and herbs. The degustation dinner is one of our best meal in recent memory. … More Corner House, Gastronomy At UNESCO World Heritage Site

WOK ̊15 Kitchen, Cantonese Fare With A Million-Dollar View

WOK ̊15 Kitchen, located at award-winning ONE°15 Marina in Sentosa Cove that’s also home to the rich and famous, specialises in Chinese cuisine with a modern flair. The kitchen is helmed competently by veteran Executive Chef Chum Kar Ho, whose tangy signature Sri Lankan Chilli Crab is a welcomed deviation from the classic Cantonese menu. The bonus of dining here is the million-dollar view of the luxury boats and yachts berthed at the marina. … More WOK ̊15 Kitchen, Cantonese Fare With A Million-Dollar View

Contented With The Disgruntled Chef

Located along Ang Siang Road that’s lined with hip eateries, The Disgruntled Chef at The Club is helmed by highly-acclaimed ChefDaniel Sia, whom I encountered when he was the Chef de Cuisine at Justin Quek’s Le Platane in Shanghai when I was stationed there for a while. The decor is very Gentlemen club-like: white linen, dark leather sofas, elegant with lime-green hues dominating. The food is quite creative and the PRIX FIXE WEEKDAY LUNCH is good value at two-course / three-course (with one pudding) $38++ / $45++ respectively. … More Contented With The Disgruntled Chef

A Lovely Shelter In The Woods

Shelter in the Woods is my go-to restaurant when the carnivore in me calls. Helmed by Japanese Chef Masashi Horiuchi, with decades-long experience in Michelin restaurants across Europe under his belt , it serves up an excellent repertoire of rotisserie and charcuterie offerings that feature very delicate balance of taste, robust yet not overwhelming. The meat are the stars: the grain-fed black Angus Roasted Ribeye Steak and the Rotisserie Rack of Lamb of Australian four-rib lamb rack are must-orders. … More A Lovely Shelter In The Woods

A Majestic World Gourmet Summit Dinner

The World Gourmet Summit celebrates its 20th anniversary, participated by the who’s who of the F&B industry in Singapore. Majestic Restaurant hosted a special “Palatable Pleasures” dinner. As expected of my fave restaurant, the food was creative and delicious, paired with the Grand Cru wines. We were enamoured with the Stewed Hand-pulled Noodles with Sea King Prawn with Onsen Tamago in Lava Salt and Thicken Broth; and the Baked Sea Perch in Glazed Honey Sauce. A fun evening of really good food and great company in a cosy and hospitable place. … More A Majestic World Gourmet Summit Dinner

My Little Tapas Bar, Partying At Club Street.

Friday nite out at My Little Tapas Bar along the bustling weekend-pedestrianised Club Street, Singapore’s version of Lan Kwai Fong in Hong Kong. Occupying a quaint 2-storey pre-war shophouse, this joint has a great value offer – any 7 tapas for S$85, perfect with the deceivingly potent Cava Sangria. Most of the items we had rated from very good to excellent; a great place to booze – good selection of Spanish wines – and socialise with friends over small plates. … More My Little Tapas Bar, Partying At Club Street.

Tapas 39 – Spanish Delights In Leafy Duxton Hill

Re-visiting Tapas 39, a under-the-radar restaurant in leafy cobble-stoned Duxton Hills, part of Club 39, a by-invitation only private club. The S$65 (some reasonable supplement applies) tasting menu for 5 items from the whole (yes, whole!) menu is unbeatable value. Many of the dishes are fine-dining standard, and beautifully plated and presented by talented Chilean Chef Rodrigo. … More Tapas 39 – Spanish Delights In Leafy Duxton Hill

Tokyo’s No. 1 Chicken Ramen

Not sated by our earlier meal, we desperately needed a carb session to end the nite; and ended nearby at Menya Takeichi, a branch of Tokyo’s No.1 chicken ramen chain. It’s one of the new concept eateries of Eat At Seven at Suntec Sky Garden. There is a variety of ramen on offer, and all features broth that is rich and creamy in collagen. A lovely spot for a quick slurpy meal or supper. … More Tokyo’s No. 1 Chicken Ramen