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Yung Kee – HK’s Roast Goose Restaurant Set For Closure As Agreement Couldn’t Be Reached

[Hong Kong] Goodbye Yung Kee 鏞鏞. The Chinese restaurant at Central Hong Kong famous for its roast goose, once awarded the Michelin star, is set to face closure. The highest court has rejected a request to extend the liquidation deadline by the family, and the consequence is that a liquidator will take over to find […]

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15 Cafes In Singapore That Closed In 2015 – Sorry To Say Goodbye

“What? Closed? So fast!” Such is the fate of many new cafes in Singapore, especially for recent entrants to the industry. The reasons given are similar – high rental, increasing cost, lack of manpower, diminishing customers. Can I add two more? The proliferation of shops selling similar things, especially when a food becomes trendy. It […]

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Tokyo Michelin Guide 2016 – These Are The Top 13 Tokyo Restaurants

[Tokyo] With the coming Michelin Guide of Singapore being the talk of the town, the Michelin Guide for Tokyo 2016 is featuring 13 restaurants with 3 stars, 51 restaurants with 2 stars and 153 restaurants with 1 star. Petit Four from Les Créations de Narisawa which has 2 Michelin stars Some of the highlights: – […]

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23 Michelin Street Food In Hong Kong

For the first time in Michelin history, a ‘Street Food’ section has been added to the Hong Kong Michelin Star guide. (Read: Hong Kong Michelin Guide 2016) Many eyebrows raised, from the inclusion of this component (since Michelin has always been tied with fine-dining) and the choices of the 23 stalls particularly Butchers Club which […]

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Hong Kong Michelin Guide 2016 – Six Restaurants Awarded 3 Michelin Stars

Every year the Hong Kong Michelin Guide gets published, there are always some kind of controversies. Other than the typical “Why is this restaurant in, and why is this out?” type of questions, this is the first time Hong Kong ‘street food’ is added to the Michelin edition. (Read: 9 Best Restaurants In Hong Kong) […]

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World Food Day 2015 – Donate Food Through foodpanda, With Just A Simple Click

Support the cause of fighting hunger with just a few clicks. Yes, it is that simple. For World Food Day 2015, foodpanda has launched a 7-day social media campaign “You Say. We Give”. Precious food such as rice and potatoes will be donated to “Food From The Heart Singapore” in your name. All these proceeds […]

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Tsui Wah 翠華餐廳 At Central To Be “Closed Temporary” Till Further Notice

The popular Tsui Wah Restaurant announced that its Wellington Street Central flagship outlet will be “closed temporary”, after 17 years of operations. Its last day will be this Friday night September 11. Though the post didn’t mention specially when it would be back again, they are likely to take a few months’ break for renovation […]

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Keep Calm And Eat Cheng Tng

Keep calm and eat Cheng Tng. The weather is hot, and online arguments on elections are getting hotter. As I scroll past my Facebook wall, I see too many polarized views, angry unwarranted comments. Wah, so many ‘fights’. (Won’t we just singing “One people, one nation, one Singapore” less than a month ago?) I believe […]

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What Crystal Jade’s Former Owner Did Recently, May Touch You

The last time we heard about Crystal Jade was when Stanchart invested close to S$70 million in Crystal Jade Group Holdings for its overseas expansion in June this year. Many of us should be familiar with this home-grown brand. I saw my old post about Crystal Jade being shared again, and noticed this Facebook entry, […]

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The World’s Best Airline Food 2015 – For First Class, Business and Economy Class

The World’s Best Airline in 2015 is Qatar Airways, according to the World Airline Awards published by Skytrax. That leaves our pride Singapore Airlines in Number 2, and Cathay Pacific Airlines (I usually take this when going Hong Kong) in Number 3. These are the 10 Best Airlines in the World 1 Qatar Airways 2 […]

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