Category Archives: SET A

Tis the Season to be Jolly

With the mention of Christmas, what comes to mind? To me, besides 2 Corinthians 9:15, Christmas is all about giving and being merry. My first christmas as a chef means people now have higher expectations of the food I prepare. … Continue reading

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[Sydney] Rockpool Bar & Grill

Being one of the top on my wishlist for a place to intern at (back then), I made a reservation at Rockpool Bar & Grill when my folks were here on a visit back in July. The interior of the … Continue reading

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Snippets of [Shanghai]

佳家汤包 – 佳家 is a very popular choice for this local snack.  The shop was fully packed at 3pm and most of the XLBs were sold out already (including the salted egg & pork XLB that I wanted to try). 😦 We settled for … Continue reading

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Majestic Restaurant vs. Chu Dao

Majestic restaurant and Chu Dao are both known for their innovative Chinese cuisine in Singapore.  We decided to go out of our Chinese restaurant comfort zone i.e. Imperial, Paradise Group…. and try out the two well reviewed restaurants. Majestic Restaurant                         … Continue reading

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Ding Tai Fung – Truffle Xiao Long Bao

I love Ding Tai Fung. DTF = Outstanding quality, reasonable prices and consistent standard. It is one of my favourite meal places. Truffle Xiao Long Bao (with DTF’s signature 18 intricate folds) – This is sinfully good but after the second piece, … Continue reading

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[Sydney] Double Roasters – Definitely worth the Double Visit

Located in Marrickville (a place once known for its array of vietnamese eateries that has since evolved to become home of many great cafes), Double Roasters is primarily known for its awesome/aromatic freshly roasted beans. With my rather vibrant cafe-hopping … Continue reading

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Marutama Ramen – Still My Favourite Ramen

Marutama Ramen at United Square There is a ramen craze in Singapore with big names opening every so often.  Even one of the top restaurants in town (Iggy) jumped on the ramen bandwagon recently and opened Uma Uma ramen. Marutama Ramen entered the Singapore market several … Continue reading

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