Tag Archives: Desserts

Christmas Cornflakes Festive Wreath from Da Paolo Gastronomia

Ho Ho Ho, tis the season to be jolly. If you are up for something different and special from the usual logcake and fruit cakes, Da Paolo Gastronomia is introducing an edible festive wreath! This wreath ($24.80, serves 10-12 persons) is made entirely of crunchy cornflakes moulded together with icing, and topped with candied fruit […]

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Hoshino Coffee – Lovely New Japanese Restaurant Opens at Plaza Sing

It seems that the Atrium @ Orchard aka Plaza Singapura extension is going on a Japanese food route – with semi-buffet restaurant Hifiumi, hot pop restaurant Tsukada Nojo, dessert café Nana’s Green Tea, and the newly opened Hoshino Coffee. I am not complaining, because it gives us one more good reason to visit PS. Hoshino […]

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Sogurt – Soooo Goood Yogurt at The Star Vista

The Star Performing Arts Centre has officially opened today – 1st November 2012, with a grand opening concert by David Foster and friends over the next 2 days. This is pretty exciting for the local arts culture with a new performance space boosting a 5,000 seat theatre. So I have also been to The Star […]

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[Closed] Au Chocolat – Don’t Miss This Sweet Treats Paradise at MBS

[Updated Sep 2015] DC Comics Super Heroes Café has taken over this space at Marina Bay Sands. [Original Post] Au Chocolat is a delightful additional to Marina Bay Sands, with a part-pretty part-whimsical décor, and a huge 4,700 square feet space comprising bistro, confectionary, gelato counter and even a retail segment. Located above the skating […]

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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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Da Paolo BistroBar – Beautiful Space, Beautiful Food, Good Looking Chef

This is not just another Da Paolo. This BistroBar is helmed by Da Paolo Junior, aka Chef Andrea Scarpa, son of Da Paolo Group founder Paolo Scarpa. (So technically he is Scarpa Junior.) This shy 20-something created most of the dishes on its new a la carte menu, with a focus on Italian specialties with […]

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Shangri-La’s Waterfall Café – Perfect Place For That Romantic Dinner Date

Recently, I have been a “date guru” of sorts. Not just food anymore. People asking me where to bring their girlfriends on a first date, first month anniversary, first year anniversary etc etc. Actually, I rather not recommend as I would never want to be guilty of recommending a ‘wrong’ place and spoiling that date […]

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5 Best Places for Cakes at Tiong Bahru

Tiong Bahru must be the most hip areas in Singapore now, with indie lifestyle shops, cafes and new restaurants lining the entire stretch from Yong Siak to Kim Tian. Some call this the next Holland Village. I prefer to think it still has its own old-school charm. (I am a Tiong Bahru boy by the […]

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Swirls Bakes Shop – 101 Flavours of Pretty Cupcakes in Singapore

Cupcakes are definitely one of the hottest food craze in Singapore now. Look at the explosion of number of cupcake shops, or confectionaries attempting to sell cakes disguised as cupcakes. On a visit to Swirls Bake Shop off Robertson Quay in the late afternoon, their cupcakes are almost sold clean. Swirls Bake Shop is an […]

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The Royal Mail – Savour Classic British Cuisine at The Ascott

Feeling English? The Royal Mail Restaurant & Bar has officially opened at The Ascott Serviced Apartment, and provides classic British favourites and lunchtime sets to attract the (higher paid) corporate crowd at Raffles Place. I already like the name, called so as the world’s first high-rise mail chute still stands in its full glory by […]

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