Tag Archives: Western

Gordon Grill Goodwood Park – Charming Continental Restaurant Turns 50!

Can’t believe that I had never dined at Gordon Grill, which has been established since 1963. That makes the restaurant half a century old! Located at the Goodwood Park Hotel, Gordon Grill is unexpectedly under the radar, at least for the younger generation, when it is so full of timeless charm and quality European style […]

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Morganfield’s – The Star Restaurant at The Star Vista

Morganfield’s is undeniably the ‘star restaurant’ at The Star, also home to The Star Vista and The Star Performing Arts Centre. Entering the Noah’s Ark inspired building from the front; you would notice the 180-seater first due to its big space and signature. And it has easily the most crowds on a lazy weekday afternoon. […]

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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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The Tea Party Café – Budget Lunch at the CBD for Office Ladies

Hearing the name “Tea Party Café” alone would remind me of a cosy café with cupcakes and little porcelain cups, with a whimsical feel somewhat like the Mad Tea Party in Alice in Wonderland. The Tea Party Cafe at China Square somewhat almost has the feel – apple green painted walls with black and white […]

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IKEA Swedcook Class – Cold Shrimp with Mayo in Vol-au-vent shells

Talk about IKEA’s Swedish food, the traditional dish of meatballs with cream sauce and lingonberries, Najad salmon and Saithe Herb Crusted Fish comes to mind. Want to learn how to prepare some of this Nordic delights? I was invited for a Swedcook session by IKEA at Cookyn Inc, and Chef Mervyn and Rayner (from HisFoodBlog) […]

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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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Charly T’s – Not Common To Find an American Sloppy Joe Here

What’s a Sloppy Joe? Not your lazy schoolmate I hope. It is hard to find Sloppy Joes in Singapore, the American classic burger with ground beef, onions, sweetened tomato sauce or ketchup and other seasonings. Otherwise known as the “loose meat” sandwich, this burger does not come with the typical beef slices or patties, but […]

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Nando’s – New Portuguese Cataplana is Not Peri Hot

Many Singaporeans love Nando’s – the casual dining restaurant group originating from the Mozambiquan Portuguese community in South Africa, known for their flame-grilled hot Peri-Peri chicken. Maybe, except Ms Joanne Peh, who is probably still feeling the heat from the lack of water. Nando’s just launched another interesting signature Portuguese dish – The Cataplana. The […]

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BigBank Café – New Western Food Cafe Opens at Killiney Road

This corner shop space at Killiney Road changed hands from House of Rice Roll and Porridge, Sun Coffee Planet, Ding Ji Café to the present BigBank Café in about a year. A case of bad ‘feng shui’ or poor business model? BigBank Café, a Western food eatery which serves special wines, beers and ciders, land […]

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Greyhound Café – Where Fashion Meets Food in Bangkok

[Bangkok, Thailand] There are chicken wings, and there are ‘Thai’ chicken wings – chicken wings that are halved, marinated in fish sauce and deep fried. And I swear by Greyhound Famous Fried Chicken Wings, that this is a must-visit every vacation to Bangkok, especially if you are heading over this Songkran. Greyhound is a Fashion-meets-Food […]

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