Stuff I’ve Eaten

Things I’ve Eaten: Uncle Leong Seafood

Things I’ve Eaten: Uncle Leong Seafood

[Edited 1 Jan 2014] Uncle Leong’s now has an outlet in Jurong East which is now one of my favourites, because it’s rarely crowded and quite well-ventilated although it’s in an open-air kopitiam. Uncle Leong‘s is one of my favourite…

Things I’ve Eaten: Boomarang Bistro & Bar

Things I’ve Eaten: Boomarang Bistro & Bar

There are many things I like about having brunch at Boomarang (which is not my typo – they spell it like this). 1. The food Being a creature of habit, I usually get the Coolangata (which is a comprehensive big…

Happy Char Kway Teow Day

It started in 2006, the first year we got to spend Feb 14 together after a year in a long-distance relationship. We’d celebrated Feb 12 as the day we first started dating, and it seemed excessive to hold two celebratory…

Morton’s Happy Hour

Morton’s Happy Hour

It’s been almost exactly 6 years since I first experienced happy hour at Morton’s Steakhouse Mandarin Oriental. Every weekday, the bar serves $12 martinis with a free flow of filet mignon finger sandwiches. It is a great place to spend…

Consumed: Chikuwa Tei

Consumed: Chikuwa Tei

Chikuwa Tei is the reincarnation of Far East Plaza’s Wasabi Tei, where the chef was notorious for yelling at errant customers who didn’t know the restaurant’s unspoken rules. The chef has mellowed considerably, but it was the service that was…

‘Tis The Season

‘Tis The Season

It isn’t much of a secret that I don’t like Christmas. I must have stopped loving Yuletide when I was around 11 or 12, when I first became cognisant of the obligations, disappointments and other such family-related drama that accompany…

New York City: Memorable Meals And Moments

New York City: Memorable Meals And Moments

We’ve had a few food and travel adventures lately. I could probably write a dozen posts just about the amazing gastronomical experiences in New York, but that could take a while. So instead, I present you some highlights. Extremely fresh…

Consumed: New Desserts at Food For Thought 8Q

Consumed: New Desserts at Food For Thought 8Q

I’m a big fan of Food for Thought¬†– I had my birthday party at the 8 Queen Street branch last year, and it was awesome. (Read about it and see photos on my friends’ blogs.)¬†We also like to brunch at…

Consumed: Raffles Hotel Snowskin Mooncakes

Consumed: Raffles Hotel Snowskin Mooncakes

When I was little, I was taught that the 15th day of the 8th lunar month was called the ‘Lantern Festival’. It made sense since I got to pick out a lantern to carry round the neighbourhood on the night…

Consumed: Kiraku Japanese Restaurant

Consumed: Kiraku Japanese Restaurant

I love eating beef. Trouble is, I don’t seem to enjoy steaks as much as I used to – I feel too full afterwards, and for an uncomfortably long time. These days when we feel like splashing out on a…

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