Savouring Venetian cicchetti in the heart of London

Having been introduced to the cicchetti in Venice, we went hunting for it back in London on Halloween night. Cicchetti, or Italian or Venetian tapas are delicious small dishes of culinary obession savoured with friends over a glass of wine or spritz. Our craving was satisfyingly met at San Carlo’s Cicchetti on Piccadilly. A simple dish where the flavours of the tuna were beautifully enhanced … Continue reading Savouring Venetian cicchetti in the heart of London

Romantic wonders in the city of love, Venice

Beautiful, romantic, mesmerising….flattering words to describe one of the most visited city in the world, but they are all true. Fall in love all over again with the wonder of travels in the city of love. Here are my Top Travel Tips: 1. Go in October – You will appreciate and enjoy Venice much more. The overcrowding from the peak summer months has subside, the … Continue reading Romantic wonders in the city of love, Venice

Legendary Hong Kong – Casual Cantonese in Jurong

Legendary Hong Kong is a simple Hong Kong-styled restaurant or Cha Chan Teng as it is commonly known in Hong Kong. It managed to bring together the best of such a place and executed it brilliantly in Singapore. The food is top notch, the prices are affordable,  the service is efficient and the place is clean. The simple metal framed chairs, tightly arranged tables, mosaic … Continue reading Legendary Hong Kong – Casual Cantonese in Jurong

Kaiho Sushi – Good Japanese with a Mismatched Price

I am finally at Cuppage Plaza to check out some Japanese restaurants. I have heard that there are many hidden gems tucked in this old-school shopping complex. There is nothing much here apart from Japanese restaurants and Japanese KTVs (adult karaoke joints). Kaiho Sushi, on the 3rd floor, wasn’t quite what I expected to find. It looks like your average basic Japanese restaurant with its … Continue reading Kaiho Sushi – Good Japanese with a Mismatched Price

Keng Eng Kee Salted Egg Yolk Crab KEK Best Crab

Keng Eng Kee – Best Salted Egg Yolk Crab Ever

If you are looking for salted egg yolk crab then you should definitely be heading to Keng Eng Kee Seafood (or KEK) in Alexandra Village. The salted egg yolk sauce is divine. It is rich and flavoursome. The balance of richness and fragrance from melted butter, the saltiness from salted egg yolk and the wholesomeness of evaporated milk make this a sauce to die for. Luckily … Continue reading Keng Eng Kee – Best Salted Egg Yolk Crab Ever

Sushi Airways – Japanese Food in a Plane

Sushi Airways is the brain child of ex-Grand Hyatt chef Wong Eng Chun. It is based on the idea of fresh seafood that are air-flown 4 times a week to the little city state of Singapore. Carrying on the theme and for a little bit of fun, the restaurant is modelled as the interior of an old-school, propeller airplane (a 1930s Douglas DC-30 for those … Continue reading Sushi Airways – Japanese Food in a Plane

Kok Sen – Outstanding Food in a Horrible Place

Kok Sen on Keong Siak Road came highly recommended by many. It is such a Zi Char institution (Chinese restaurant) that it will be impossible to get a table without reservation even as early as 6.30pm on the weekend. The food is fantastic and there are many great signature dishes that stands out as Singapore’s best. Having said that, the place is unpleasantly dirty, poorly … Continue reading Kok Sen – Outstanding Food in a Horrible Place