Cake Spade (Tanjong Pagar): where you get your daily puns through cake

My corny sense of humour makes me a laughing victim of puns, from the most offensive to the wittiest. So when my foodie friend Franny suggested we tea-a-tea’d (geddit, geddit?) over at Cake Spade after our satisfying gyoza lunch, I was really excited. That punny moniker alone piqued my interest…

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Gyoza King (Tanjong Pagar): where my gyoza high continues

I met up with my foodie friend Franny for a catch up lunch in Singapore. She asked whether I felt like having gyoza, burger or ramen, and I opted for the dumplings because I was still on a gyoza high and thought it would be a good point for comparison.…

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Gyoza-ya (Robinsons Orchard): where I fell in love with gyoza

If you’ve been reading this blog long enough, you should know that I’ve not ever been too excited about gyoza until last year, when I tried Osaka Ohsho in Manila. In line with this new found hope for the humble Japanese dumpling, I’ve pushed and pinched Plaid Boy to take me…

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Sorrel (Singapore): where “gastronomy meets casual bistro”

Sorrel is the latest gastronomic bistro concept in Singapore. Local foodies have been raving about the recently opened venture but in my opinion, like most new restaurants, there’s room for improvement. Located on Boon Tat Street near Raffles Place, Sorrel is the brainchild of famed Singaporean hotelier-restaurateur Loh Lik Peng of…

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Lima Floral: where I had one of my favourite meals of 2014

Lima Floral, the sister restaurant of Michelin-starred Lima (Fitzrovia), opened this year with the aim of showcasing Peruvian fare as authentic and as organic as possible. It’s split into two levels: a 60-cover restaurant upstairs and a Pisco bar downstairs.  It’s become one of my favourite restaurants in town. They’ve…

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