Common Man Coffee Roasters | Not Just Another Cafe

More than a cafe, Common Man Coffee Roasters offers a barista training facility, wholesale services for coffee from sourcing, roasting to equipment, as well as a space for community events. But the cafe part of it is actually, rather uncommon. Their menu is creative and delightful, and even the usual big breakfast offering is enlivened by fresh homemade baked pork cannellini beans and juicy grilled portobello mushrooms. The … Continue reading Common Man Coffee Roasters | Not Just Another Cafe

Yat Lok | Quality Roast Goose in a Roadside Stall Setting

If you ever find yourself in Hong Kong, do remember that roast goose is one of the city’s must eats. There are a number of famous eateries offering this sumptuous delight, and here is one that I’ve visited twice and would like to recommend. We had headed over to Yung Kee at Wellington Street first, the most famous one of the lot. However as we … Continue reading Yat Lok | Quality Roast Goose in a Roadside Stall Setting

Jimmy Monkey, One North

And here’s another post on one of the One North cafés. Jimmy Monkey has been at One North Residences for around 3 years already though, so I wouldn’t say that it is a new upstart in the area. At the corner of a sleepy residential block next to a shop selling picture frames, you might just walk right past it if you weren’t specifically going … Continue reading Jimmy Monkey, One North

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

Imperial Treasure Group of Restaurants, Singapore

I love dim sum, as you might be able to tell from this blog so far – a variety of tasty bite-sized morsels of meaty, juicy, crispy or even sweet treats – you name it. And across my many enjoyable experiences of this wonderful Chinese invention, there is one restaurant chain in Singapore that I would like to highlight. And that is the Imperial Treasure … Continue reading Imperial Treasure Group of Restaurants, Singapore