Chef Ryan Clift goes farming with Open Farm Community

From For urbanised Singapore, the idea of farming has become interesting, especially when you have a nearby kitchen that cooks up your freshly farmed produce. With 35,000 square feet of land, and a restaurant helmed by celebrity chef Ryan Clift, Open Farm Community is giving Singaporeans a taste of this deeper connection between foodContinue reading “Chef Ryan Clift goes farming with Open Farm Community”

Quaint and Intimate Sopra Cucina & Bar at Pan Pacific Orchard Hotel

Enter Sopra Cucina & Bar and be transported to post-war Italy. The dark and quaint ambiance sets the mood for an intimate Italian experience, with authentic cuisine from different regions of Italy. The cozy booths and tables are well spaced out so it is ideal for a quiet evening with your partner, or even forContinue reading “Quaint and Intimate Sopra Cucina & Bar at Pan Pacific Orchard Hotel”

District 10 at Suntec serves up exclusive dry-aged beef

From Dry-aged beef is usually served in upscale steakhouses and gourmet meat purveyors. The dry aging preparation involves allowing the beef carcasses, usually large primals or subprimals, to be stored without protective packaging in refrigeration for several weeks to allow the natural enzymatic and biochemical processes to take place.  Dry aging affects the meat in two key ways. FirstlyContinue reading “District 10 at Suntec serves up exclusive dry-aged beef”

Celebrity chef Luke Mangan’s Salt Tapas & Bar at RafflesCity Shopping Centre

From Australian celebrity chef Luke Mangan introduced Salt to Singapore with Salt Grill in 2010, and Salt Tapas & Bar in 2012. Luke’s cooking philosophy is to source the finest and freshest local ingredients and showcase them in a clean and contemporary twist. His cooking aims to enhance and accentuate the natural taste ofContinue reading “Celebrity chef Luke Mangan’s Salt Tapas & Bar at RafflesCity Shopping Centre”

Authentic Italian at Trattoria Nonna Lina

From It is telling when you go back to the restaurant multiple times after your first visit. I can say Trattoria Nonna Lina is now my go-to restaurant for authentic Italian food. This is a family-run restaurant and Chef Simone’s mother, father and brother works with him. They come from the seaport town ofContinue reading “Authentic Italian at Trattoria Nonna Lina”

The Disgruntled Chef at 28 Ann Siang Road

From The second branch of the The Disgruntled Chef opens at The Club on 28 Ann Siang Road. With the success of their first restaurant in Dempsey, The Disgruntled Chef is definitely heating up the competition in the heart of this enclave of popular and chic eateries. The modern European fine dining menu includesContinue reading “The Disgruntled Chef at 28 Ann Siang Road”

Brownice at Sin Ming Centre #01-03

Vegetarian. Vegan. Organic. Natural. Healthy. So many words to describe Brownice. But honestly, DELICIOUS was the last thing on my mind when I knew I was going for a vegan meal. I was SO wrong. How do you pronounce Brownice? Actually I forgot. My friend’s little kid was repeating it the whole time we wereContinue reading “Brownice at Sin Ming Centre #01-03”

One Man Coffee at 215R Upper Thomson Road

Don’t get fooled by its name. One Man Coffee has many men and women working to get you that perfect cup of coffee. Their coffee was good. Strong and aromatic. I usually take a mocha. They dripped cocoa sauce at the inside of the clear cup to give a visual treat. Simple trick but itContinue reading “One Man Coffee at 215R Upper Thomson Road”

NOX – Dining in the Dark at 269 Beach Road

“Just imagine you are eating with your eyes closed… like sleeping”, said a friend. Yes, the experience in NOX is probably what I would call Sleep-eating. Or dreaming. And what a good dream it was. Some years back, I was invited to try a similar concept but this was an organised event that wanted to raiseContinue reading “NOX – Dining in the Dark at 269 Beach Road”

Saint Pierre at Quayside Isle Sentosa

As the weekend approaches, Saint Pierre at Quayside Isle is one place you can chill out and enjoy a good breakfast or brunch by the quay. Among the many outlets in Quayside Isle, Saint Pierre is one of the only few with an air-conditioned area. So if you are a typical Singaporean like me, andContinue reading “Saint Pierre at Quayside Isle Sentosa”