Tonkatsu by Ma Maison, Mandarin Gallery Singapore: where you’ll be rolling in the deep fried stuff

When Plaid Boy said he was taking me to Tonkatsu by Ma Maison at Mandarin Gallery for dinner, I thought it was punishment for the countless times I’ve made him kulit about restaurants to try in Singapore. See, I love and respect Japanese cuisine to the very core but I’m really not huge on…

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Gunther’s Modern French Cuisine, Singapore: where “simple and honest” cooking smelt like truffle and caviar

Gunther’s is an award-winning restaurant helmed by Chef Gunther Hubreschen whose food philosophy boils down to “simple, honest, and down-to-earth cooking that comes from the heart.” My head wondered if there was a bit of irony there. This fine dining restaurant is known for its art-inspired dishes (and private dining rooms…

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The Library at Keong Saik Road Singapore

Don’t you just love reconnecting with friends you meet around the world in different countries? My friend, mixologist extraordinaire Nick Quattroville, relocated in Singapore last year to manage Jason Atherton‘s ventures in the Lion City’s Chinatown: The Study, a British-inspired tapas bistro and its password-only speakeasy bar next door, The Library. I hadn’t…

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Wild Rocket SG: where I had Mod Sing cuisine and a history lesson

Whenever I visit Singapore, I always try to meet up with my former colleague, S (who also blogs here). She always takes me to the coolest places, which makes sense as she’s lived there all her life. For this trip, S took me to Wild Rocket at Mount Emily. Wild Rocket serves “Mod…

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Drury Lane Café Singapore: where lunch was served with kilig moments

Momma J, the expert networking Queen Bee, suggested I hook up with food/travel blogger Fran (of Frannywanny) whilst I was in Singapore. It was another testament of how small the world is because Fran and I found out we shared some common friends. Fran suggested lunch at Drury Lane on…

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