PeraMakan, Keppel Club

It seems a little funny how I’ve been to PeraMakan probably close to 20 times already over the last few years, but somehow never thought of writing a post on it. I guess it could be because Peranakan food doesn’t feature strongly on my favourite foods list, though I do like it quite a bit as well. Peranakan food sometimes seems like the forgotten second cousin, in … Continue reading PeraMakan, Keppel Club

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

Happy Mid-Autumn everyone! The actual day is finally here, though I think everyone has probably already been fervently munching on mooncakes since late (or perhaps mid?) August. Since last week there has been an influx of mooncakes arriving at my office from various suppliers, vendors, agencies etc, and I’ve had the pleasure (and guilt) of sampling baked mooncakes from many fine hotel restaurants including those at … Continue reading Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

The Square, Novotel Clarke Quay

*This was an invited food tasting session. Situated within the Novotel hotel that has been part of the Clarke Quay landscape for probably at least a decade, The Square Restaurant also gives off a bit of an old school charm. The restaurant is situated in a spacious corner on Level 7 (which also houses the hotel reception and bar, Le Rouge) of the Novotel Clarke Quay, and … Continue reading The Square, Novotel Clarke Quay

Durian, mmm…

It’s durian season once again and I’ve recently tried 2 yummy variants of desserts/snacks using this fruit we love-to-hate and hate-to-love. One of which is the legendary Goodwood Park Hotel Durian Mousse Cake, and mmmm, it is YUMMMMY! I tried it two ways – slightly frozen and completely defrosted (it came frozen and you have to freeze it in order to keep it fresh for … Continue reading Durian, mmm…