FishWorks (Mayfair): where we celebrated over seafood and champagne

I love my rare steak and burgers but really and truly, I would go pescatarian if I could. So when I found an OpenTable dining cheque that was about to expire last Monday, I knew I wanted to go to a seafood restaurant. By the way, can OpenTable please list places…

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Rex and Mariano (St Anne’s Court): where you get your seafood fix at low cost

Rex & Mariano, a seafood and raw bar from the same group of Goodman, Burger & Lobster, and Beast fame, takes up the space that was once a witness to my FOB year in Londontown about a decade ago (think: way too many flavoured vodka shots #howtimeshavechanged).  It’s nice to see the place…

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Tanjong Beach Club (Sentosa): where we got our beach fix in the Lion City

Every time I go on holiday and find myself relaxing on a beach during a schoolnight, I try my hardest to refrain from singing “Is this the real life? / Is this just fantasy?” out loud for Freddie Mercury, I am not. Truth is, I do feel a teensy bit guilty for…

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Big Easy Covent Garden (revisited): where…. did the clams go?

Plaid Boy flew to London wanting to try Big Easy after I raved about the lobster bake I had last month. I was happy to oblige. Of course, we had to have some good ol’ Yamazaki while waiting for our table and for our favourite (wholesome) threesome dining date, G. 15 minutes later (as opposed…

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Big Easy Covent Garden: where whisky is worth waiting with

My good friend A wanted to check Big Easy’s sophomore restaurant in Covent Garden for her post-birthday tete-a-tete. Quite apt, because I honestly think everyone should have steak or lobsters for their birthday. There was so much buzz about the new opening so we tried to book a week in…

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