Category: Restaurants

The Genius of Jereme Leung

It’s not every day that a respected and discerning professional critic calls someone a genius, so it was incredibly thrilling to hear that this past Friday, a close friend was described as such by none […]


I’ve written in previous posts that Iggy’s is one of my favourite restaurants. Maybe it’s because I’ve known Iggy—Ignatius Chan—for more than a decade. Maybe it’s because I’m a sucker for (and total believer in) […]

Illusions of Grandeur

I just heard some really disturbing news from a close friend. Last night, he and his wife went to a restaurant that my wife and I had introduced to him, Trattoria La Fiandra, on Prinsep […]

Little Pigs and Fatty Cows

Last night, we got together with a whole host of friends at Mag’s Wine Bar-Bistro. I’ve mentioned Mag’s before, in my post on my favourite Singapore restaurants. Mag’s is a wonderful little restaurant that’s a […]

A New Wine Bar

Yesterday, I was fortunate enough to tag along with my wife (the food writer) and her editor as they checked out one of the city’s newest restaurants. Townhouse is an airy, comfortable and civilised space […]

The Hardest Reservation in Singapore

One of my favourite restaurants is also one I rarely go to. And that’s because it’s harder to get a table there than any other in town. Not that it’s super-chic or anything. In fact, […]

Ahodori’s Website

In reference to my previous post, I’ve discovered that Ahodori has a website, linked to its name here. Check it out. The English site is small, but the Japanese site is pretty extensive with a […]

Great Yakitori in Singapore

Last night, at the recommendation of a restaurateur friend, my wife and I tried what he has called, “the best yakitori restaurant in Singapore.” Ahodori is a very small, slightly dark, but charming restaurant on […]

Singapore Picks, Part One

People are always asking my wife or me where they should go eat. Whether it’s for a family meal, a special occasion, or just a quick bite, we get queries by phone, email and SMS […]

My Favourite Pasta Dish

In my last post, I mentioned Buon Ricordo in Sydney. For those who have been, you’ll know what I am getting to. For those that have not, boy, do you have a treat in store […]