Monthly Archives: April 2012

Caphe East Vietnamese Cuisine – Authentic Vietnamese Food in Singapore #6 (Includes: Exclusive interview with Owner)

Caphe East is a new Vietnamese eatery that I chanced upon along East Coast Road while heading to Starbucks for my daily fix. I was so intrigued by the fact that Caphe East sells banh cuon (Steamed rice rolls) that I immediately ordered a takeaway (even though I just finished my lunch) – and whatRead More

[LCB] The Correlation between Practice & Perfection

As you may know – my knowledge of French food just 3 months ago was limited to the occasional visits to french restaurants. Hence, I was more than a little apprehensive entering my cuisine course at LCB as many of my classmates have spent years studying or working in the culinary world. As a child, IRead More

Casual Vietnamese Eateries – Authentic Vietnamese Food in Singapore #3, #4 and #5

Twice as Delicious is also the proud team behind Buttertrade We make it easy for everyone to get GOOD CAKES www.buttertrade.com.sg [LEFT] Little Vietnam Restaurant and Cafe – Authentic Vietnamese Food in Singapore #3 [RIGHT] Cooling indoor seats. There is also a large outdoor area that looks like a good chill-out spot at night. Btw, the beerRead More

L’atelier Or Joel Robuchon – One of Those Tough Choices In Life?

Towards the end of last year, I made it a point to visit the Robuchon establishment at RWS before heading downunder. It was hardly any surprise that both experiences at the respective robuchons were highly satisfactory – to say the least. [LEFT] L’atelier interior famed open-kitchen concept featuring vibrant & colorful displays. Half of theRead More

[Ho Chi Minh City] A Beautiful Vietnamese Wedding

I attended my first Vietnamese wedding over the weekend. It was such an interesting and enjoyable experience. My team and I helped to set up the above wedding reception table as part of the gift to the bride. Congratulations to H & G! A couple of thoughts on a Vietnamese wedding; The sitting arrangement was moreRead More

[Ho Chi Minh City] Plant Canteen Food – Reasonably Tasty

A long overdue post but I would like to capture where I had many of my meals in Saigon. Before working in a plant, I had my stereotypical perception of plant canteen food – cold and unappetising. BUT obviously that was not true. Sometimes, the canteen food can be pretty tasty too. It depends onRead More

[LCB] Basic Cuisine Week 7,8 & 9 – Concluding A 9-week Journey

And so it is – 31st March 2012 concluded a fruitful school term at LCB for me. The final few weeks of the term was simply crazy-busy as I attempted to juggle my new job (Cuisine Trainee @ Hotel Intercontinental Sydney) as well as the countless exam papers, assignments and on-going lessons. Towards the endRead More

[Las Vegas] L’atelier de Joel Robuchon – A Pictorial

Overall, a pleasant dining experience in a one-star Michelin restaurant. However, I would rather dish out slightly more money and indulge in a gastronomic treat in the classier Joel Robuchon next door. Do look out for P’s post on our Joel Robuchon experience in Singapore! L’atelier de Joel Robuchon Tel: +1 (702) 891-7358 Opening Hours:Read More

A Stroll along Joo Chiat Road – The Little Vietnam in Singapore

Twice as Delicious is also the proud team behind Buttertrade We make it easy for everyone to get GOOD CAKES www.buttertrade.com.sg I took a stroll along Joo Chiat Road on a cooling late afternoon to continue my search for authentic Vietnamese food in Singapore. Image from Google Map – Joo Chiat Road is the main road connecting Geylang RoadRead More