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JAAN – The One Restaurant To Watch, and One of Singapore’s Best

[Updated] The artisanal menu at JAAN is by Chef de Cuisine Kirk Westaway – winner of the S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 for Southeast Asia. The previous Chef de Cuisine Julien Royer has left to open Odette at National Gallery Singapore. [Original entry] Located on the 70th floor of Swissotel The Stamford at the Equinox […]

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Osaka Ohsho – The King of Gyoza Arrives at Raffles City

It’s about time that a shop specialising in gyoza opens in Singapore, since fried dumplings are always playing second fiddle to their ramen counterparts. Osaka Ohsho is said to be “The King of Gyoza in Osaka”, a franchise with more than 300 outlets in in Asia, and has finally arrived to Raffles City. I was […]

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[Closed] Japanese Dining SUN – Bringing The Kyushu Gourmet Experience To Singapore

Updated: Japanese Dining SUN has offically closed, and would like to thank customers for their patronage over the past 8 years. For their VIP members, points and privileges can still be accessed at Sun with Moon Japanese Dining and Cafe at Wheelock Place. Kyushu is the third largest island in Japan, home to a variety […]

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Xin Wang Hong Kong Café – Supper Till Wee Hours of 4am

Suppers are evil. They help you put on those extra pounds, and eye bags when you need that additional sleep. But suppers are also some of the most enjoyable moments of friendships. During our growing up years, I am sure you can remember those class outings where we hang out with our friends till the […]

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Peach Blossoms Marina Mandarin – Its The Seasons Of Crabs Again

Singaporeans love crabs. Look at the number of different crab dishes we indulge in, and the different seafood restaurants around. Well, crab lovers are in for a treat with over 20 different crab delights at Peach Blossoms this October. Their Chinese Executive Chef Chan Shun Wong from Hong Kong has come up with two crustacean […]

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Tiong Bahru Bakery Raffles City – Super Nice or Over Hyped?

Tiong Bahru Bakery is one of those places where I hear my friends complain about it being “over-rated”, “overpriced”, “hyped up”, “so-so” yet go back time and time again. If this is not the X-factor, I don’t know what is. Just in case you think this is some old-style historical bakery, this is a relatively […]

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SunnyHills – Why Do Taiwanese Give Pineapple Cakes During Mid-Autumn?

Mooncakes are the traditional delicacy for the Mid-Autumn Festival, where round mooncakes resemble the full moon and is a symbol of family reunion and completeness in traditional Chinese culture. We say “yuan yuan man man” which means ‘round and abundant’. Over at Taiwan, it seems that two things have caught the waves – barbecue and […]

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Hog’s Breath Café – Keeps You Hungry for Aussie Steak & Ribs

Hog’s Breath Cafe’s philosophy is to “have fun and enjoy yourself”, and it is also the restaurant to enjoy Aussie steak and ribs. It has been a long time since I have been to Chijmes for a meal, and I was surprised to hear loud cheers coming from a moderately crowded Hog’s Breath Café on […]

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Baja Fresh – Popular Mexican Chain Opens in Singapore

Mexican food is not exactly a big thing in Singapore. But fans of Mexican cuisine can now enjoy bold and fresh flavours from Baja Fresh which has opened its first Singapore branch at Rendezvous Hotel. Founded in 1990, Baja Fresh has already established its name in the United States and Dubai with more than 250 […]

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Menya Musashi – Worth To Queue For The Coveted Ramen?

Good news for ramen lovers! Menya Musashi, one of Japan’s most highly rated ramen shop, has arrived to Singapore. Menya Musashi is featured on Japanese television frequently for its famous ramen, and its most popular branch at Shinjuku keeps packing in the crowd. (My verdict of the Menya Musashi main outlet at Shinjuku Tokyo here.) […]

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