Tag Archives: Desserts

Dulcet & Studio – New Japanese Lifestyle Café, a Little Piece of Heaven

While Liang Court has long lost its former edge of glory over the years, it still remains as the representative Japanese mall with tenants Meidi-ya, Kinokuniya, Marutama, Saizeriya Ristorante and Tampopo holding the business together (anybody remembers Daimaru?). There is another reason to pay them a visit – Dulcet & Studio. Dulcet & Studio is […]

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Brunetti Melbourne – The Cafe of Italian Desserts. How Does It Compare To Singapore’s?

[Melbourne, Australia] Some say a visit to Melbourne is not complete without a trip to Brunetti – the Italian café famed for its cakes, gelatos, chocolates, crepes and coffees. You may say there is already a Brunetti at Singapore’s Tanglin Mall, but trust me, they are really quite different. While there are branches in Melbourne’s […]

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Goodwood Park Hotel – Who Wins the Showdown of the Durian Puffs?

The durian season is here again, as the main fruiting season occurs from June to August – which means the durians you get now are more ‘fragrant’ and yummy. Fragrance for durian is really subjective. As what Anthony Bourdain says, you either love or despite it, and your breath will smell as if you’d been […]

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The Story of Twelve Cupcakes – A Candid Interview with Jaime Teo

Twelve Cupcakes was founded by Jaime Teo and Daniel Ong – the celebrity couple who met on the set of Mr Kiasu, got married, had a kid, and opened 4 cupcake shops. Their cupcakes had earned very positive reviews from critics, fans and friends, with some saying this is probably the best cupcake found in […]

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Salt Tapas & Bar – By Oz Celebrity Chef Luke Mangan

Luke Mangan is one of Australia’s most celebrated celebrity shop, with his first restaurant Salt at Sydney receiving rave reviews and great popularity. Salt grill & Sky bar at Ion Orchard is also a fashionable urban restaurant delivering the Luke Mangan style of contemporary Australian cuisine. And so when 2 beauty bloggers (MoonBerry & Claire’s […]

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Obolo Galéria – French-styled Macarons at Rochester Mall

Obolo, a local start-up synonymous with desserts, has also opened a brand new dining concept Obolo Galéria at Rochester mall. It was first established during 2004 by chef-owners and couple Mac Woo and June Lee as an online pâtisserie and has since gained a loyal following. Other than its signature cakes and pastries, this Obolo […]

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5 Oozing Food – Singapore Loves Food That Oozes

If I ask what the current food fad in Singapore is, it is undeniable that the soya beancurd would come up tops for taking over the hawker centre scene by storm. On a more up-market level, All-Breakfast joints are taking the lead and many Western eateries are coming up with their own versions of the […]

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Sweet Salty Spicy – Serving the “World’s Most Delicious Food”

Thai cuisine is known to have a balance of at least three to four fundamental taste senses of sour, sweet, salty, bitter and spicy, thus the naming of this Thai restaurant “Sweet Salty Spicy”. It is obvious why they left bitter and sour out. Some call this place at The Rail Mall a ‘canteen’, with […]

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Anping Bean Jelly – Tainan’s Super Smooth Tau Hway

[Tainan, Taiwan] While Tau Hway (also known as Tofu Pudding, Douhua or Bean Jelly) has taken waves in Singapore, I always remember that the best ones are eaten at its ‘hometown’ – Tainan. And of course, Tainan is the birthplace of Bean Jelly before it became popular in other Taiwanese cities. My Taiwanese host families […]

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Eggs & Berries – Everything with Eggs. Berry Nice

Is this even real, an entire restaurant selling everything with eggs and berries? The very idea thrilled me a little, having my mind torn between having eggs benedict, scrambled eggs, omelettes, sunny-side-ups, Or waffles, pancakes, sliced cakes and crepes. Decisions decisions. Let’s talk about the location first – Changi City Point. Crazy far. It is […]

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