Tag Archives: Italian

The Manhattan Pizza Co – Huge XXXL Pizzas Lands In Singapore

I have never been to Manhattan or the New York to judge their pizzas, but I do know that this Manhattan Pizza Co in Singapore serves HUGE ones. Huge to the extent that the pizza filled the entire square table, huge that each slice is bigger than my hand, huge that 5 of my hungry […]

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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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Epilogue Café – When Popular Bookstore Opens a Café

Popular Bookstore opens a café. Yes, the same Popular Bookstores where hungry, I mean kiasu parents hunt down assessment books and 10-years series for their adolescent to get a head-start of their successful life. Popular was my ‘saviour’ in that way too. (Won’t have cleared my Os and As without you, Popular!) Epilogue Café within […]

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Alfero Gelato – Snow White Gelato Is The Fairest Of Them All

The taxi driver wondered why I would cab all the way to MacPherson Lane, “You mean you came all the way here just to eat ice cream??” I did. Upon reaching, the rather ulu Alfero Gelato was not easy to find – somewhere in the middle of some old housing estate next to a green […]

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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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E.clat Gourmet Canteen – New F&B Canteen with All Day Breakfast

I am probably the first to write about this very new E.clat Gourmet Canteen. You may wonder what “E.clat” (pronounced ‘a-kla’) is – Not a long choux French pastry, but French meaning “great brilliance, as of performance or achievement”. Great performance for a canteen? Well, the restaurant is owned by a group of property agents. […]

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Caffé B – Italian Fine Dining with a Japanese Twist

While Caffé B is thought to be a café, its food and ambience is anything about it. Located at the The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands opposite Mont Blanc, this is nouveau Italian fine dining restaurant and bar, serving cuisines with a Japanese essence. The owner is Japanese, that’s why. The ‘B’ is said to […]

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Garibaldi – How Does One of Singapore’s Top Italian Restaurants Fare?

It is in my wish list to try out some of Singapore’s finest restaurants – Iggy’s, Andre, Tippling Club, Les Amis, Guther’s and Garibaldi. Garibaldi is considered one of Singapore’s most popular and respected Italian restaurant, being voted 7th best restaurant in Asia in 2003 by the Miele Guide. (Though it has somehow fallen off […]

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Peperoni Pizzeria – One of the Best Wood-Fired Pizzas

This shop opposite Great World City used to house the Sum Kee zhi-char stall and a prata shop which eventually gave way to Les Amis operated Bistro Du Vin and Peperoni Pizzeria opening side by side. Talk about upmarket changes. Peperoni Pizzeria has been known to serve hearty Italian fare, especially their piping hot wood-fired […]

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Spizza – Offering A Female Boat-Shaped Pizza

In terms of F&B, the East of Singapore is certainly where you go for great finds, especially at the Katong and East Coast areas. I recently went to Spizza and am surprised to find a brand new clean look with new creations in its menu. I don’t think I stepped into Spizza in the last […]

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