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 … Continue reading

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[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 … Continue reading

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

[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 beer here is dirt cheap (5 dollars … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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[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 … Continue reading

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[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 … Continue reading

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[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 … Continue reading

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