Monthly Archives: August 2011

Singapore Makan Tour – Good Food, Good Fun for a Good Cause

As mentioned in an earlier post (Charity Kappou), K & I put up a program – “Singapore Makan Tour” for our department’s charity auction. In total, we raised $360 for charity! All the donors who bidded for our program are foreigners – 1 Indian, … Continue reading

Posted in Bugis, Dakota, Dessert, Hawker Centre, Local, Mountbatten, Paya Lebar | Leave a comment

Treats from Japan #1

P & I received a truckload of tidbits fresh from Japan recently – Thank you S! Tokyo Banana K:  This is a very popular snack typically sold only in Tokyo due to its short shelf life.  The sponge cake is … Continue reading

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Santi – A Legacy that Lives On

Santi Santamaria opened his first restaurant “Can Fabes” with his wife 30 years ago at his own house – serving simple homemade dishes. A self-taught chef, he developed his own cuisine style during his 30 years of experience. His Catalan cuisine is said to be … Continue reading

Posted in Catalan, Fine Dining, Fusion, Promenade | 1 Comment

Thai Table – Bring a Hearty Appetite

My foodie friends and I often crave for Thai food nowadays. Thus, we were very happy to see more casual Thai eateries sprouting across Singapore (Read: Porn’s, Flying Chillies, Thai Table). Thai Table is located in the same stretch of eateries … Continue reading

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Barcook Bakery – Old-School Goodness

While lunching at Hong Lim Complex one afternoon, I noticed a queue forming outside what seemed like a bakery from afar. Being the typical (curious) Singaporean – I found myself gravitating towards the store without giving a further thought… Turns out it … Continue reading

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Aoki – Third Time Lucky

I read many good things about Aoki  (especially the value-worth set lunches) and had wanted to visit this Les Amis Group managed Japanese restaurant for the longest time.  I was not able to get a seat twice but P & … Continue reading

Posted in Good Lunch Deal, Japanese, Orchard, Restaurant | 2 Comments

Wild Rocket – A True Taste Propeller

Chef Willin Low of Wild Rocket describes his cuisine as Modern Singaporean. Despite Wild Rocket being around for 6 years – I have yet to step into the doors of this establishment till now. On the other hand, K has … Continue reading

Posted in Dhoby Ghaut, Fusion, Good Lunch Deal, Local, Modern, Restaurant | 3 Comments