La Ristrettos | A Surprise Find In A Place of Healing

Upon entering La Ristrettos, one is suddenly transported from the white, clinical corridors of the Novena Medical Centre into a warm, cosy café full of brown furnishings, quaint wall decorations and tasteful flower arrangement pieces. The large window panes on one side of the café with a mix of white lace and gingham curtain adornments, the backdrop for a high table seating area, struck me as rather … Continue reading La Ristrettos | A Surprise Find In A Place of Healing

Kau Kee | Probably the Best Beef Brisket Noodles I’ve Ever Had

Ahhh, Kau Kee. Before I went to Hong Kong this time, I did some research on places to eat. And in many of my searches and chats with friends, Kau Kee came up a few times, and with glowing reviews. I was initially a bit skeptical, can a beef brisket noodle stall really be that good? After I entered the small cosy store and sat down … Continue reading Kau Kee | Probably the Best Beef Brisket Noodles I’ve Ever Had

Absinthe Restaurant Français, Boat Quay

The brainchild of four friends from Europe, Absinthe is a popular French restaurant which has been in Singapore for already around five years or so. Before moving to its new home along the bright, lively streets of Boat Quay, it first blossomed in the restaurant enclave of Bukit Pasoh, along with the now long standing Oso Ristorante. Before visiting it for dinner a few months ago to celebrate an … Continue reading Absinthe Restaurant Français, Boat Quay

Mouth Restaurant, Plaza Singapura

Heard from a friend that Mouth Restaurant does a great custard bun (or liu sha bao for the local folks), and so we decided to drop by for this one weekend afternoon. We reached around 2pm, and it seemed like people were almost done eating by then as the place wasn’t too packed. I was rather excited by the interesting colourful dumplings on the menu and … Continue reading Mouth Restaurant, Plaza Singapura