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Lady Wu | A Bar With Pretty Fabulous Food

One usually doesn’t expect the food at a bar to be particularly good, but Lady Wu surprised me with its simple yet inventive fusion dishes. Not only was the food delightful, the place had fun and chill neon vibes, that our party of five enjoyed imbibing in. First off, one of the highlight dishes for me was the Wagyu Beef Cubes (S$18++), a classic dish … Continue reading Lady Wu | A Bar With Pretty Fabulous Food

Simplicité | A Modern European Cafe by Fresh Fruits Lab

Fresh Fruits Lab used to be a fun, brightly coloured neighbourhood cafe back in the day, which recently decided to rebrand and launch itself as a classy, modern European one named Simplicité. It’s really got a Parisian feel now, with their big glass windows, blue and white chairs reminsicent of a French bistro, and vintage finishings. I did rather like the vibes, and even more … Continue reading Simplicité | A Modern European Cafe by Fresh Fruits Lab

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Salted and Hung | Sustainable Contemporary Australian Cuisine

I’m glad, that one of the last meals I ate at a restaurant before the heightened measures kicked in in May was at Salted and Hung. We had lunch there to celebrate a friend’s birthday and tried their tasting menus (they only serve that when you dine there, but no complaints about that). I took the 5-course option (S$78++), which started with a light starter … Continue reading Salted and Hung | Sustainable Contemporary Australian Cuisine

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Burnt Ends | High-End Barbecued Food

A reservation at Burnt Ends is notoriously hard to get, so when a friend offered up hers to a group of friends to take, I jumped at the chance to visit this Michelin-starred restaurant. Nevermind that a meal there could cost me a few hundred dollars. It’s a ‘once in a while’ thing, I convinced myself. Many courses of the ‘Chef’s Selection’ experience and a … Continue reading Burnt Ends | High-End Barbecued Food

Olivia | Fine Flavours of Spain

Since Olivia’s Burnt Cheesecake burst all over Instagram a couple of years ago, I was captivated by it and knew I had to visit this place someday. And I finally did, earlier this year for my birthday, thanks to some lovely friends. Upon entering the classy restaurant with warm, welcoming vibes, waiters swarmed us asking if we wanted still or sparkling, and kind of decided … Continue reading Olivia | Fine Flavours of Spain

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

田 Magic Square | Sustainable, Artistic Food

After a meal at this place, my first thought was ‘wow, what an apt name for this one year long pop-up restaurant’. Because the food truly feels like magic – how the flavours and ingredients blended together seamlessly to give my palate a wonderful time. We experienced the August menu, a 9-course creation by the youngest chef of the lot – Desmond Shen. The menu … Continue reading 田 Magic Square | Sustainable, Artistic Food

Sushiro | Good Value Bara Chirashi Don in the North of Singapore

*UPDATE: This restaurant has now renamed to Omoté Singapore. Everyone has probably heard of Sushiro by now, with many people touting it as the ‘cheapest bara chirashi don in Singapore’. Or, one of the cheapest at least. At $12.80 for a seemingly generous serving of chunky cubes of raw fish on rice, it’s pretty good value. I, being the greedy girl I am, went straight … Continue reading Sushiro | Good Value Bara Chirashi Don in the North of Singapore

Suprette | Is it the Best Burger In Town?

I’m not sure if Suprette does the best burger in town, but it sure serves up a pretty damn awesome one. Their Suprette Burger (S$25 for the basic one not including add-ons) features a juicy, moist minced beef patty that was full of flavour and rested gently between a fluffy buttered and toasted-to-a-lovely-crisp bun. I really liked how the elements of their burgers come together … Continue reading Suprette | Is it the Best Burger In Town?

Give Mum a Special Treat This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is around the corner once again! You don’t need a commercialised day to show your love for this special woman in your life, but honestly, it’s a good reminder for us to treat our mums extra nice once in a while. Make her happy – now is as good a time as any. And if you haven’t figured out what to do to yet, … Continue reading Give Mum a Special Treat This Mother’s Day

Bebek Bengil | An institution in Ubud serving delicious crispy duck

Nestled along one of the main shopping streets, Bebek Bengil (otherwise known as Dirty Duck), is an institution in the town of Ubud. Serving its popular crispy duck with Balinese spices since 1990, the restaurant caters to a mix of both tourists and locals alike. However when I paid it a visit one late Friday morning, the majority of their visitors appeared to be non-local. At … Continue reading Bebek Bengil | An institution in Ubud serving delicious crispy duck

Vincents | Deserving of ‘Top Restaurant in Riga’ Rating

When I saw first saw this restaurant on Tripadvisor, I thought ‘Man, it’s a bit far out from the old town of Riga (where we were staying)’, and so I wasn’t sure if we should pay it a visit. However after further discussions with my travel mates and some planning of our sightseeing such that it could factor in nicely into our route, we decided … Continue reading Vincents | Deserving of ‘Top Restaurant in Riga’ Rating