Just like that, it has been five years. Five years since NOX - Dine in the Dark welcomed its first guest to the highly immersive, multi-sensory dining experience. It has also been five years since my last visit to NOX. Second time - I still felt a little nervous, but a stronger state of excitement. … Continue reading NOX – Dine in the Dark: Refreshed 3-Course European Menu & Locally-Inspired Cocktails, Hosted by the Visually Impaired.
Simple yet refined. That sums up my experience at the newly-opened Cantonese restaurant, BLOSSOM, which operates, in my observation, in an ethos defined by freshness and balance. This is reflected by their resolve to keep ingredients renewed on a daily basis, and their discipline not to overdo exquisite ingredients. After feeling jaded about dim sum … Continue reading BLOSSOM @ MBS: Polished, Competitively-Priced Cantonese Restaurant.
In addition to the routine buffet line, Melt Café @ Mandarin Oriental Singapore will be offering a myriad of Korean dishes from 21 - 30 September 2018. Before we dive into what the world of kimchi has to offer, some mainstays of the daily buffet line worth mentioning include a selection of Sashimi, fresh seafood like … Continue reading Melt Café @ Mandarin Oriental: Korean Fever Buffet, Featuring Korean Fried Chicken, Army Stew, & Live Korean BBQ
Housed in the colonial white armoury building known as the South Beach Quarters, Vatos Urban Tacos is established by three like-minded Korean-Americans who grew up close to authentic Mexican food and homemade Korean cuisine. It became a matter of course, when the issue of cuisine arose, that Korean-Mexican fare would be the main source of … Continue reading Vatos Urban Tacos: Mexican-Korean Fare, With Nutella Nachos As Dessert
While Sushi Chiharu @ Cuppage Road may be new to you, it is no stranger to the locals in Osaka, given its Bib Gourmand listing from 2016 to 2018. Situated within Tamaya Dining, the 12-seater Sushi Chiharu specialises in Edomae-sushi, served as part of their 10-piece Nigiri Sushi Course ($90++) and 18-course Omakase Menu ($140++). … Continue reading Sushi Chiharu by Tamaya Dining: 18-Course Omakase, Including Edomae-Style Sushi
Melt Café at Mandarin Oriental Singapore recently put to sea a luxurious Sunday Brunch Buffet, its sails including a gigantic wooden basin of quality thick Sashimi cuts of salmon, tuna, yellow tail, sweet prawn, and octopus, Slow-Roasted Australian Prime Rib Beef, and bottomless Ruinart "R" de Brut Champagne, or the premium Ruinart Blanc de … Continue reading Melt Café @ Mandarin Oriental: Luxurious Sunday Champagne Brunch with Free-Flow Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Champagne
Chef Jachin Tan is back at Skyve Wine Bistro to re-complete the sister-brother power with Celine Tan, who runs the front of the house. This reunification was seen as timely for the introduction of a new seasonal menu, the focuses of which are in local produce, influences from multiple cuisines around the world - predominantly … Continue reading Skyve Wine Bistro: New Seasonal Menu, Featuring One of the Best Beef Tartares
zChocolat, a reputable line of gourmet chocolates, has been manufacturing boxes of sweet treats with all-natural high quality ingredients and impeccable flavours since 1999. Over the years, my experience with zChocolat (eg this and this) has been nothing short of satisfaction. With the delivery taking merely 2-4 business days to reach Asia directly from France, … Continue reading zChocolat: Christmas 2017
When LeVel33 prides itself as the epitome of urban penthouse dining, I am minded to agree with them. I was charmed by the vibe from the very first time I stepped into the restaurant; copper brew house kettles set against the backdrop of Singapore's iconic Marina Bay and city skyline makes for a perfectly conducive … Continue reading LeVel33: Craft Beer-Inspired Dining Menu, Featuring The Best Kangaroo Meat
SOI 47 sits on the ground floor of a HDB block in Toa Payoh. SOI 47 had its beginnings only in the early months of 2017. It prides itself as a food establishment that does not utilise MSG in its food preparation. Consequently, some may find that the flavours are not as strong as many … Continue reading SOI 47: Affordable, Hidden Gem of Thai Food
I can't believe it has been more than six years since Ramen Champion hosted its first competition in Singapore for the best ramen. Six years on, its flagship store in Bugis+ no longer sits alone on the island; Changi Airport T3, and most recently, Central Clarke Quay are two other locations Ramen Champion is serving … Continue reading Ramen Champion @ Central Clarke Quay: Level 20 Spiciness Magma Ramen