A Gastronome Experience

of Strawberries and Cream
April 28, 2009, 9:14 am
Filed under: Desserts, Japanese


Truth be told, i have never seen nor heard of Chinatown Plaza. I have ventured along Neil Road a couple of times but i never knew it existed. Not until recently, when i made my second visit to Patissierie Glace. A hidden gem, absolutely.

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Breakfast at The Quay
April 23, 2009, 2:58 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Restaurant, Western


Breakfast. Not only are they the most important meal of the day, they are also indeed one of the most enjoyable meals. From something as simple as peanut butter and jelly toast, to pancakes drizzled with butter and maple syrup, to something more indulgent like eggs benedict, breakfast, is what i call, my comfort haven.

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Dallas Restaurant and Bar
April 23, 2009, 5:08 am
Filed under: Others, Restaurant


Its been a pretty long while since i last set foot at Boat Quay. The last time i stepped foot here, prolly a year back, was for an interview session with the bank next door. I’ve always harbored the impression that Boat Quay was nothing more than a tourist destination and a street lined with pubs. If not for LIC’s food outing, i doubt i’d even find myself here on an early Saturday afternoon.

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Fried Flat Noodles
April 23, 2009, 5:04 am
Filed under: Chinese, Hawker Fare


Char Kway Teow, which literally means “fried flat noodles”, is one of the most loved hawker dishes in Singapore. The crisp croutons of fried pork lard is what gives it its characteristic flavor. But due to its high fat content, Char Kway Teow has a reputation of being an unhealthy dish. To cater to the growing pool of health conscious Singaporeans, some hawkers have minimized the addition of oil while others substitute pork lard with Ikan Bilis and leafy greens instead.

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Planet Pasta
April 23, 2009, 5:02 am
Filed under: Hawker Fare, Italian


Pasta in the heartlands. I believe its a pretty lucrative business considering that more and more of them alike are sprucing up all over the heartlands. During times like these, when everyone starts scrimping and going easy on their wallets, it sure makes great sense to settle for a plate of “heartlander” pasta.

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Casa Verde
April 23, 2009, 5:00 am
Filed under: Italian, Restaurant

Prior to our visit to Canale Patissierie, the trio met for lunch at Casa Verde. Like Au Jardin, Casa Verde also happens to be another restaurant managed by Les Amis. Situated within the Botanical Gardens, one cannot help but embrace the sights of the lush greenery surroundings. Comfy rattan sofas were spotted in their outdoor sitting as well. If not for the earlier downpour, the ambience, coupled with the natural sunlight, would have been every photographer’s delight.

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Confessions of a Chocoholic
April 23, 2009, 4:57 am
Filed under: Desserts, Restaurant

Confessions of a Choco-holic: I am on a sugar rush right now. Chocolates for lunch, that’s wicked baby. Oh how i yearn, and crave, and long for a box of chocolates from Royce.

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