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

Balestier Heritage Trail, Noodles & Tau Sar Piah

We were intrigued that Balestier Road was designated a Heritage Trail by the National Heritage Board. The road, named after Joseph Balestier the first American Consul to Singapore in the 1830s, is faned for several well-known chicken rice and Bak Kut Teh eateries. On this occasion, we revisited the ever popular Noi’s Bak Chor Mee (肉脞面) noodle stall and the Loong Fatt Tau Sar Piah (龍發豆沙饼) pastry shop for a piece of edible history. … More Balestier Heritage Trail, Noodles & Tau Sar Piah

Lee Tai Fu, Craft Beers & Ultraman

Lee Tai Fu is a quirky neighbourhood cafe specialising in craft beers and ciders, with the occasional limited editions, accompanied by hearty food fusing Asian, Mexican and Italian flavours. The volume of bric-a-brac is staggering, with a collection of miniature ultramans, Star Wars memorabilia, Chinese collectibles from the 60s and 70s. The Otah (curry fish paste) pizza is a must-order here. … More Lee Tai Fu, Craft Beers & Ultraman

Biku, Javanese Royal High Tea & Tarrot Reading

Royal High Tea in Seminyek, Bali? Tarot readings? True. Biku, sited in a 150 year-old “joglo” traditional Javanese wooden house, is an antique shop turned eclectic tea salon and cafe, owned by Jero Asri Kerthyasa, royal princess of Ubud; a Sydney-born lady who married the Prince of Ubud. The signature offering is of course the Traditional Afternoon Tea with the full-works of fresh-baked scones, strawberries and cream, cucumber and smoked salmon sandwiches, and a few pastries. … More Biku, Javanese Royal High Tea & Tarrot Reading

Siam Society: Eat Drink Love at Neighbourhood Thai Cafe

  The quiet residential neighbour of Braddell Heights, a David’s stone-throw from the Nex Shopping Mall off Upper Serangoon Road, is getting buzzy with the sprouting of eateries along a stretch of shophouses at Jalan Riang. There’s Rokeby, an Aussie-style bistro; Pizzaiola, a casual Italian diner; Wimbly Lu Chocolates, an eccentric cafe; Cajun King serving Louisiana-inspired … More Siam Society: Eat Drink Love at Neighbourhood Thai Cafe

Café Melba, Good Food Among The Arts

  Our family helped out at Andrew’s photo booth at a mini-music festival held on the grounds of the Goodman Arts Centre.   Andrew with his large-format film camera, in action with his first customer. Goodman Arts Centre opened its doors in 2011 – a 7-acre space parked within the  Mountbatten district that houses the National Arts … More Café Melba, Good Food Among The Arts