Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Raven at Chijmes - Gastrobar That Tickles The Senses

Gastrobars with genuine good food is a bit of a rarity here. Then again, great food in general is also quite a challenge in this current climate of cost cutting and manpower shortage issues.

Raven at Chijmes aims to be the exception and for the most part, succeeds in differentiating itself from being a mere pub and grub experience.

Monday, September 28, 2015

District 10 Bar and Grill at Suntec City - Great Steaks

Everyone loves a good steak. Well, almost everyone. Thing is, beef is not cheap in Singapore, and there are some pretty overrated steak houses in town.

I always like to cook my own steak at home, and it's easier to control how my beef comes out. Still, for a lot of other folks, it is not easy to come by a good steakhouse when you want to dine outside.

The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens - An Exemplary Dining Affair

Beautiful surroundings will accompany you when you dine at The Halia at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. And the open air, alfresco area is surprisingly cooling and comfortable.

Greenery makes for such an amazing dining experience, and in and among the flowers and leaves, the Halia manages to serve up an intoxicating gastronomic time for all who come here.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Zafferano - Finally a Risotto That Hits The High Marks

Risotto has been a bane of many restaurants and cafes in Singapore, and this is largely due to the fact that most risottos served here are pre-cooked and end up being mushy and broken riced on the plate.

I have always longed for a simple plate of risotto cooked to perfection with the right technique and cooked all the way through from start to end. I have found just that establishment.

Sumiya Seafood Grill Sake at Suntec - A Fine Place for Refreshing Japanese Fare

Suntec is fast becoming a hive for the finest Japanese eateries in town, and Sumiya is no exception.

Opening its latest branch at the 3rd floor near Tower 2, it is a fine Japanese establishment with some specific highlights.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Mooncakes For Consideration

Mooncake season is in full swing again this year, and here is a list of some of the mooncakes that you can consider for this year's Mid Autumn Festival,

Thai Village's Mao Shan Wang Durian Mooncakes wowed me last year and it has again done it. Though largely it is the same mooncakes, undoubtedly this trumps almost any other mooncake that I have come across this year.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lighthouse Bistro and Bar - An Affordable Yet Classy Dining Option

Lighthouse Bistro and Bar has been around for awhile, but recently it just had a facelift and also a menu refresh.

The new look bodes well for romantic diners seeking a quiet and classy night out. In the day, it is equally suitable for executives seeking an affordable yet delicious meal.