The Cambridge Chop House

3 hours before we were due to arrive in Cambridge, we suddenly remembered that being a Saturday evening, we should probably book a table for dinner. Having not done any research or having very good internet connection we tasked the concierge at our hotel (The University Arms) to help out. Only too willing to oblige and after a quick search (on the good old internet) … Continue reading The Cambridge Chop House

Top 5 Restaurants for Dinner in Les Deux Alpes

After the sunset and an awesome day on the slopes of Les Deux Alpes, it is time to find an equally amazing restaurant to fill the stomachs with the best the French has to offer. Below are my Top 5 Restaurants for dinner at Les Deux Alpes. 5. L’Alisier If you are craving seafood, L’Alisier is the place to go to. This spacious and bright … Continue reading Top 5 Restaurants for Dinner in Les Deux Alpes

Suzi Tros – Minimalist Greek Tapas in Notting Hill

A small Greek restaurant tucked away in Notting Hill. Stepping through the classically Greek coloured facade of cobalt blue and white, we were faced with a few counter style tables and a large open kitchen taking up the majority of the front part of the restaurant. Our table was booked for 1.30pm and the lunch service was in full swing. Hope it will be as … Continue reading Suzi Tros – Minimalist Greek Tapas in Notting Hill

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Rick Stein – Riverside Seafood Restaurant in Barnes, London

I went to Rick Stein in Barnes on a bright winter afternoon recently. It is the London outpost of the globally recognised TV celebrity chef from seaside Padstow in Cornwall. Rick is best known for his genuine and authentic love of seafood and global flavours. These values come through clearly in the restaurant. It is classy, neat, clean-cut and charming place. Deliberately kept simple to … Continue reading Rick Stein – Riverside Seafood Restaurant in Barnes, London

Road trip weekend in Bay of Somme, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips

What better way to spend the weekend of Remembrance Day (11th November) than to sneak in a road trip to Somme in France. Somme is the setting for numerous battles in World War I. It is also a great place for nature hikes, casual meandering in quaint villages as well as outdoor activities like land sailing, canoeing and riverpath cycling. Somme is 111km or about … Continue reading Road trip weekend in Bay of Somme, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips

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Cicchetti – Savouring Venetian Tapas in the Heart of London

Having been introduced to the cicchetti in Venice (click here to read about my trip), 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 … Continue reading Cicchetti – Savouring Venetian Tapas in the Heart of London

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

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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