Gunther’s Modern French Cuisine, Purvis Street

Gunther’s is a name which when mentioned amongst a group of friends, elicits signs of recognition or even nods of approval. Being a restaurant that is rated as one of the Top 100 in the world, this is not surprising. And because of this and also my friend’s review of its reasonably priced, good quality lunch set at Chubby Hubby, the boyfriend (henceforth dubbed as Z) and … Continue reading Gunther’s Modern French Cuisine, Purvis Street

Covelli Italian Bistro and Winebar, Orchard Central (Closed)

Lovely, lovely Covelli. A quiet, unassuming Italian restaurant in the basement of Orchard Central, Covelli Italian Bistro and Winebar isn’t a place that would immediately strike a passerby as popular or particularly well-liked by the masses. However its contemporary classy ambience and décor drew me to it as I walked by, and lingered in my mind. When I discovered that this restaurant was part of the Palate … Continue reading Covelli Italian Bistro and Winebar, Orchard Central (Closed)

Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental

My family likes to eat Chinese food, including one of the classics; the glorious world of little treats that is dim sum. After a long and detailed search online, I decided to take them to Cherry Garden at The Mandarin Oriental to try the weekend dim sum buffet brunch, for a birthday occasion. The restaurant had a classy and oriental decor, and a relaxed, clean atmosphere to it. Service … Continue reading Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental