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 raise…

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, and…

Tulips are Edible, The Cliff

I had the privilege to attend a food tasting at The Cliff at the Singapore Resort and Spa Sentosa last week. Visiting Michelin-star Chef Pascal Aussignac introduced a French menu with a tinge of English influence. It was a great gourmet experience, especially when it was shared with wonderful company. Though Chef Pascal has left…

WILD HONEY in Mandarin Gallery

When Mandarin Gallery first opened their doors a few years ago, I remember being one of the first few customers of Wild Honey and somewhat surprised that they only served all-day breakfast sets. I thought they were very brave to be so focused on the type of food they wanted to offer. I recalled having…

COCOTTE in Wanderlust Hotel Singapore

I have to start by saying that the Croque Madame (S$18) in Cocotte is one of the best I’ve tried. Well, I may not have tried 1000 different types of Croques to convincingly conclude that this is the best, but it was fantastically good and the one dish I keep telling all my friends about.…

NICK VINA Artisan Bakery in Icon Village

I was at Icon Village again. Impressed by the long display of fresh pastries and bread, both sweet and savory, I gravitated to Nick Vina. I picked up a Caprese Sandwich made of bread roll, extra virgin olive oil, tomatoes, mozaarella cheese and basil. My friend picked the Focaccia of The Day. The bread was…