Monthly Archives: November 2011

Imperial Treasure Steamboat – Quality at a Price

Located next to Imperial Treasure Windows of Hong Kong @ TripleOne Somerset, this is arguably the best chinese hot-pot place in Singapore. The place is always full – you don’t have to dream about getting a table without any reservations. … Continue reading

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[Ho Chi Minh City] Banh Cuon – Delicious Rice Rolls

One of my favourite snacks in Saigon is Banh Cuon (Steamed rice rolls). It is a popular local breakfast item and is similar to Singapore’s Chee Cheong Fun. Banh Cuon is typically served with bean sprouts and Vietnamese pork sausage … Continue reading

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Weekend in Singapore

I spent the weekend back in Singapore and met up with P! We explored the quaint little shops & cafés in Tiong Bahru – that area is shaping up nicely to be the next Duxton hill. You can expect a … Continue reading

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Basilico – First attempt at Italian Buffet

Last Saturday was my first time at Basilico – I have always marveled at the chic décor of this Italian Restaurant whenever I dined at Tenshin and it has been on my Eat List for awhile now….so I was quite … Continue reading

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Saizeriya – Affordable Italian Fare

Although priced ~70% lower than your typical Italian fare, this restaurant is not to be compared to Pasta Mania (or the likes). Saizeriya is a Japanese chain of casual, low-priced Italian Restaurant offering Italian food to the masses – this … Continue reading

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[Ho Chi Minh City] Intercontinental Asiana Saigon

My temporary quarters in Vietnam and I we love it! I asked S & Y (who visited me in Saigon) what they liked MOST in the visit and the answer is…..Intercontinental Asiana It’s a very comfortable hotel in an accessible … Continue reading

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Cocotte – Rustic French Food

K & I visited Cocotte during lunch (some time back when K was still based in SG and I was still at my day job). Cocotte is located at the ground level of Wanderlust Hotel. Casual and rustic, their choice … Continue reading

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