Besides Meidiya and Emporium Shokuhin, Ippin Cafe Bar is probably the next best place in the city to get your hands on artisan food products from Japan. What distinguishes the latter from the former two “depa-chikas” is that the Yayoya Grocer curates far lesser items, those of which are less common and exclusive products to the store.
Specialising in Indian, Malay and Arab cuisines, this Halal certified buffet restaurant, The Landmark, inside the Village Hotel in Bugis is popular with the local Muslim community as well as Middle Eastern travelers alike for their well spread fare which also comes with a very affordable price tag. To top it off, complimentary drinks are also free-flow. Continue reading
It is no big secret that I love to drink. But age catches up, I started to realise that I am no longer happy with just drinking. Don’t get me wrong, nothing wrong with drinking any alcohol that is convenient and affordable. But as I start to appreciate the art of making cocktails that are with precise measurements and artisanal spirits, I will seek out good cocktail places. As I go bar crawling, I also discover that the personality of the one who make your drinks does make a huge difference. So here is it, the list of bars with cute bartenders who make great cocktails. I have specially curated this list for all who want to have a great night out (Hen’s Night/ Girls’s Party/ Chill out) as well as to make sure every calories that you consume is super well worth it!
Kam’s three marinated dishes: mushrooms, Tofu and eggs are in for a long run. Not sure if the Kam’s 70 year family heirloom recipe did the trick, but the braised was unusually light yet flavourful. Sounds like an oxymoronic phrase, except it is not. I thoroughly enjoyed the mushrooms, Tofu and eggs which were all delicately braised though I might have to leave the assessment of the duck to my dining companion.
Many of us are familiar with O Comptoir as it is one of those few creperies where we go to get our fix on French crepes in Singapore. Yes traditional Brittany crepes, not the Japanese or bastardised versions we find in most malls or night markets. At O Comptoir they also have a dedicated team of Frenchmen running the day to day operation, making sure there are little compromises to their quality, how the food is handled and keeping our dining experience as French as it gets. Continue reading