Miraku | Delicious, Worth It Omakase

I have a bit of mixed feelings about omakase (meaning ‘I’ll leave it to you’ – the chef, in Japanese), because on one hand, I absolutely adore the fresh, delicate and usually super tasty little courses that come as a bit of a surprise, without the stress of deciding what to eat, but on the other, not having control over what I get to eat … Continue reading Miraku | Delicious, Worth It Omakase

Ryo Sushi | Affordable and Tasty Omakase

Omakase at S$18. Huh, what? Excuse me? Sounds too good to be true, but it is – for the first 18 patrons of the day (limited opening special). After that, the prices are S$38, S$68 and S$98 respectively for the various levels of Omakase (dishes selected by the chef) sets offered at Ryo Sushi. I recently tried their S$38 course, which comes with edamame, seaweed salad, … Continue reading Ryo Sushi | Affordable and Tasty Omakase

The Daily Cut | Knows How to Serve A Satisfying Salad

I never really liked salads before. The idea of eating a bunch of green, healthy tasting stuff was not particularly appealing to me. Only when I decided that I must try to lose some weight/fat and get leaner/more muscular, that I began eating salads 2 to 3 times a week, sometimes more or less, depending on how soon a salsa performance was coming up. And … Continue reading The Daily Cut | Knows How to Serve A Satisfying Salad

Stirling Highway, Ulu Pandan

It’s another cafe post! What can I say, I really like cafes. There’s just something about kicking back to chill out and have a nice cup of coffee or tea, with some sweet and savoury goodies. Better on weekends, but hey, makes for a nice and relaxing weekday lunch too. Stirling Highway takes the place of Haato at the sleepy Ridgewood Close condominium, tucked away … Continue reading Stirling Highway, Ulu Pandan

Pince & Pints, Duxton Road

Lobster + mayonnaise. What’s there not to love about that combination? So when I heard there was a new (okay by now, not so new) place in town selling delicious toasted buttery rolls stuffed with the meat of a whole lobster, I was sold on the idea. Thankfully, so was Z, and to celebrate our 2nd year together, we visited Pince & Pints on a Monday … Continue reading Pince & Pints, Duxton Road

Full of Crab, East Coast Road

Crab is a wonderful dish. I just love its succulent, firm, sweet fresh meat. The idea of having nice big crabs cooked and served in a plastic bag full of delicious rich sauce is one which appeals to me. So when this new concept recently hit Singapore, I was happy to give it a try. We popped by the newest one of the three restaurants which offer … Continue reading Full of Crab, East Coast Road

Eng Seng Restaurant, Joo Chiat Place

Okay so I know I’m a bit slow and that Eng Seng’s black pepper crabs have been raved about for years. But it was always so far away and somehow I just never got a proper chance, so I hadn’t tried this popular crab dish until recently when one arose. And my verdict is that the sauce is indeed mopping-up-last-morsels-with-bread good. With a thick, slightly sweet sauce made tangy with coarse black … Continue reading Eng Seng Restaurant, Joo Chiat Place

CRAFT Bakery & CAFE, Holland Village

CRAFT Bakery & CAFE is the latest addition to the growing café scene at Holland Village, joining the likes of Hatched, Park, and d’Good Cafe. They only just opened last month, July 2013, taking over this spot from Cold Rock Creamery. I was going to wait till I got the chance to visit it during the day to try out their coffee (they use Papa Palheta beans) and have lunch there before writing … Continue reading CRAFT Bakery & CAFE, Holland Village