Vatos Urban Tacos, Ko-Mex Fusion At The Kaleidoscopic South Beach

Older Singaporean males will recall  with fond memories the NCO (Non-Commissioned Officers) Club at the former Beach Road Army Camp where many a beer have been downed. On this site now stands the kaleidoscopic South Beach, a commercial and residential complex housing one hotel, shops and residences.  I went there to sample Vatos Urban Tacos, … More Vatos Urban Tacos, Ko-Mex Fusion At The Kaleidoscopic South Beach

La Brasserie At Fullerton Bay Hotel, A World’s 100 Best Hotels

  I love the design of the Fullerton Bay Hotel, an architectural delight to explore and enjoy, including the surrounds, especially the promenade. The hotel is part of the 1933 Art-Deco heritage Clifford Pier building – supported by beautiful arches – that evokes childhood memories of it as the departure point of my annual pilgrimage with … More La Brasserie At Fullerton Bay Hotel, A World’s 100 Best Hotels

Las Flores, Leading The Spanish Invasion Of Manila Dining

Las Flores, one of the top Spanish Restaurant in Manila located at Bonifacio Global City, a financial district beautifully architected and located just 11 km south-east of the city center, dishes out contemporary Spanish tapas infused with strong Catalonian and Mediterranean influences. … More Las Flores, Leading The Spanish Invasion Of Manila Dining

Grandma Lina’s Homely Trattoria

Alan wanted to try Trattoria Nonna Lina, a homely Italian diner.  Nonna is the Italian word for grandmother; don’t mistaken this restaurant with La Nonna, another Italian restaurant of similar-sounding name. Nestled within a quiet row of restored Peranakan houses along Cantonment Road, it dishes out traditional Italian recipes, specialising in seafood and meat; pizza … More Grandma Lina’s Homely Trattoria

Emporium Shokuhin, All Things Japanese At Marina Square

Emporium Shokuhin opened a few months ago. It is apparently the first integrated Japanese Emporium in Singapore featuring a live seafood market, a beef dry-aging facility, a Japanese Gourmet Grocer and 8 unique dining options, all located at a corner of Marina Square. The concept of this place is almost identical to Taipei’s Aquatic Development by the Mitsui … More Emporium Shokuhin, All Things Japanese At Marina Square

Antonio’s At Tagaytay, The Stalwart Of Philippines Fine Dining

Antonio’s was born not as restaurant, but as a farm. Apparently Chef Tony Boy left the airlines industry and  with his wife Agnes started up the farm supplying Manila’s higher-end restaurants with fresh produce; and eventually providing the ingredients for Antonio’s eclectic menu. Chef Tony’s has a strong pedigree: Gaucho Argentinean Restaurant, Hilton Adelaide, and Mandarin Oriental’s prestigious Tivoli … More Antonio’s At Tagaytay, The Stalwart Of Philippines Fine Dining