Tag: Singapore

The Chef Has Risen

I’ve always been a big fan of owner-operated restaurants. And one of the best in Singapore is Restaurant Ember. Owned by Chef Sebastian Ng and his always cheerful wife Sabrina, this small restaurant on the […]

More Places to Eat and Shop

Two great new food shops are up and running in the Lion City. Hediard, the fab French food purveyor has just opened up on Tanglin Road and Bunalun, a super-cool, Irish organic food store has […]

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 […]

Comfort Food 1

Okay, it’s not the world’s greatest photo or the world’s prettiest dish, but this is my all-time favourite stay-in-and-have-a-simple-meal-at-home food. It’s a steamed egg custard with minced pork and salted duck egg yolks and is […]

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 […]

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, […]

Picture of the Day

It’s been a slow couple of days. My wife is down with a nasty bout of food poisoning so we haven’t been cooking anything exciting nor going out to eat. In fact, we’re missing out […]

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 […]