PARK at Holland Village is definitely one of the nicest cafes in the enclave. This unique environmentally friendly cafe-cum-bar has been interestingly constructed with reassembled containers and solar panels – a tranquil cafe by day, and a bustling waterhole at night.
PARK at Holland Village’s comprehensive food and beverage menu has propelled the bistro as an ideal hangout destination throughout the day. The inviting dining establishment has recently launched several new mouthwatering dishes and we are here to share with you our favourite highlights.
Also, just for our readers, there is a one-for-one main course promotion that is available throughout the day! Simply quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your payment, and you are entitled to enjoy one-for-one promotion on selected main courses on weekdays.
Remember Lobsterfest 2015 that drove everyone crazy? The ultimate lobster buffet returns to Lime at PARKROYAL on Pickering for a second run, and the dinner buffet will take take centre stage at Lime every night from 27 May to 19 Jun 2016.
Using only the freshest Maine lobsters, you will be treated to a mind-boggling spread of these luxurious crustaceans prepared in many ways. Some popular cooking styles and flavours from last year will be making an appearance again this year, such as the Singapore Chilli Lobster and Black Pepper Lobster.
Of course, apart from the lobster features, you have your regular international buffet spread which includes fresh seafood on ice, signature Nyonya station and Lime’s iconic Matcha chocolate fondue fountain. Ready for The Ultimate Lobster Buffet in Singapore?
So what is it like to stay in one of the highly acclaimed hotels in the Marina Bay area?
Pan Pacific Singapore has an unobstructed view of the Singapore skyline, and its club lounge is the best in Singapore – that’s what it is. But more than that, the hotel is one modern property that feels exactly like home.
Pan Pacific Singapore’s 30th Anniversary Staycation Package includes complimentary daily breakfast at Edge – the award-winning buffet restaurant. On top of that, you also receive SGD30 Food and Beverage credit*, SGD30 savings on spa treatments at St. Gregory Spa and more.
It is quite a package they have there as you can see, and wouldn’t you want to call the Marina Bay your home for a day with these perks?
Award-winning establishment TungLok Heen is internationally-acclaimed Canadian Chef Susur Lee’s very first outpost restaurant. The celebrated Toronto-based chef has starred in cooking TV shows such as Iron Chef America and MasterChef Asia.
Chef Ken Ling – who has been working alongside Susur for nearly two decades – currently helms TungLok Heen’s kitchen and a meal there means an impressive selection of exquisite oriental delicacies prepared with expertly finesse.
The Cantonese word ‘Heen’ literally means pavilion and is aptly named after the restaurant’s vision of providing discerning diners a gourmet retreat. Indeed, TungLok Heen has successfully merged traditional and contemporary Chinese elements into a chinoiserie-chic destination.
Located at Resorts World Sentosa’s Hotel Michael, TungLok Heen has hit all the right spots with its age-old classics, exquisite innovations and elegant ambience. It is also worth mentioning that the culinary team has put in tremendous efforts in plating every dish so beautifully – so keep your eyes peeled as we reveal our dining highlights.
Tucked away on Singapore’s Sentosa Island, Resorts World Sentosa is a hot spot for both tourists and locals. Well known for its theme parks, aquarium and some say hotels, Resorts World Sentosa is also home to some hidden gems – a range of over 50 dining options that caters to many palates and occasions.
You can find just about anything here – from contemporary Japanese cuisine to authentic Italian fare, simple Malaysian hawker dishes to exquisite Michelin-quality French fine dining. We worked our way through this treasure trove for gourmands and bring you our 6 Incredible Dining Options in Resorts World Sentosa For Every Occasion.
Getting to the Resort. Visitors can take the RWS8 bus from outside VivoCity; stop at Waterfront Station if taking the Sentosa Express monorail; or you can simply drive in to park your vehicle at the massive underground car park at Resorts World Sentosa.
And everyone should sign up to be an RWS Invites member, because you get to enjoy up to 20% off your meals at all the F&B establishments within the resort!
Rainbow Cheese Toasties looks set to be the next trend to hit Singapore.
For those who have not heard of the Rainbow Cheese Toasties (also known as unicorn toasties), KALA Toast – a sandwich shop in Tsuen Wan, New Territories in Hong Kong - first created it and they have been appearing on everyone’s Instagram since. Many cities are also jumping on the bandwagon to serving their own versions of the unicorn toasties.
And now, you can get a rainbow cheese toast in Singapore too!
Ready for more indulgence? This time, we bring your taste buds around the world with Epicurean Journeys.
From 30 May 2016 to 03 June 2016, Epicurean Journeys will be holding a pop-up chef dining series at The Fullerton Waterboat House. A high tea starts from S$53++ while a lavish six-course dinner starts from S$128++.
Busy gourmands who cannot find the time for international travels should seize this wonderful opportunity to savour these exquisite cuisines handcrafted by culinary maestros from Austria, Greece, India, Italy and Thailand. You know you have to visit www.epicureanjourneys.sg to make a booking.
The EmQuartier is one of the most gorgeous shopping malls in Bangkok, Thailand. The EmQuartier is part of the EM District, and just when you think it is yet another shopping mall with all the predictable luxury brands, think again.
Comprising three buildings – Helix Quartier, Glass Quartier and Waterfall Quartier - The EmQuartier is a lifestyle mall that will meet all your shopping, lifestyle and dining needs. The three buildings are differentiated by their concepts and tenant mix, and the Helix Quartier has a secret world to offer.
We’ve always been a big fan of EmQuartier’s Gourmet Market – A Taste of Gastronomic Sophistication with products sourced from throughout Thailand and around the world.
Other than the Gourmet Market, what most people may not know is The Helix – a different zone that sits on level 6 to 9 in Helix Quartier. It is a whole new world up there, with the best restaurants and F&B kiosks that totally left us in awe.
The next time you are in Bangkok, drop by EmQuartier and have your meal(s) at The Helix – which is truly a Dining Extraordinaire. Here are 10 Hidden Gems To Dine At in The EmQuartier in Bangkok.
These dumplings are pretty different from your regular flavours, made with handpicked premium and nutrients-packed ingredients such as French morel mushrooms, black truffle, dried scallops, king oyster mushroom and more. but minus any artificial seasoning. Luxurious and divine, they are everything to love. We’ve already tried all four and you bet we love them!
Enjoy 20% off Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant’s Rice Dumpling (min. 2 pieces) when you quote “Ladyironchef. Note that pre-order is required.
Mini Melts has opened in Singapore! We have fond memories of Mini Melts, an ice cream that we grew up eating. Seems that we haven’t had it for like 15 years!
The unique molecular ice cream come in the form of really tiny ice cream balls – colourful and with a distinct texture that is very creamy with every bite. Originating from the U.S., Mini Melts was once in Singapore and it used to be one reward we loved when we fared well in school.
Famous Hong Kong cha chaan teng Honolulu Café has officially opened its inaugural international outpost in Singapore and we had the honour to savour their menu firsthand just a few hours ago.
Local chefs from Hong Kong’s Honolulu Café are also sent to Singapore to ensure that the dishes served here remain similar to the flagship store’s.
Honolulu Café was founded in Hong Kong during the 1940s, where it started out as a humble eatery selling coffee, tea and baked confectionery. The casual eatery is renowned for their scrumptious egg tarts, pineapple buns and Hong Kong milk tea – we are glad that we no longer have to board a four-hour flight just to satisfy our cravings!
Can’t get enough of Sunday brunch? We have another option for you.
Oscar’s at Conrad Centennial Singapore Hotel has recently launched an awesome Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet. The lavish spread is seriously the epitome of indulgence; we were blown away by the sheer number of gourmet delicacies.
From Boston lobsters, London duck, fresh Japanese sashimi, pan-seared foie gras to hearty Asian noodles, the Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet at Oscar’s will complete your Sundays.
Readers of ladyironchef can quote “OscarsLIC” when making your reservations to enjoy the promotion of 1-dines-free-with-3-paying-adults.
Popular Taiwanese Snowflake Ice Smoothie House is opening its flagship store at Westgate this Friday on 06 May 2016.
Following its success of its two outlets at Paya Lebar Square and One Raffles Place, Smoothie House is bringing the famous Taiwanese dessert to the west of Singapore - in a much bigger space which will be their flagship store.
Our readers can quote “ladyironchef” to enjoy a sharing-size Mango Ice (U.P. $12.90) at just S$2 – only at Smoothie House (Westgate) from 09 till 15 May 2016. Smoothie House has also lined up several promotions specially for its opening this weekend.
Crabs have always been a big weakness of many and the idea of a crab buffet is always exciting. Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Beach Road’s acclaimed annual crab feast is back again for the 5th year running from 06 May to 26 June 2016, and you should be familiar with this extravaganza by now.
They are the pioneers for crab buffets, and this year, Executive Chef Jackson Goh and Executive Sous Chef Ken Ang have introduced two exotic flavours to add to the exciting favourites – Spanish Style and Mediterranean. These new variations will add to the existing list of flavours, of which includes all-time favourites such as Singapore Chilli Crab, Cereal Crab, Salted Egg Yolk Crab, Black Pepper Crab, White Pepper Crab, and Crab with Honey Rock Sugar.
Besides the many styles of crabs, the buffet line-up will also comprise a huge number of crab-centric dishes and appetisers, on top of the other popular dishes from Plaza Brasserie’s regular buffet.
We had our go, and we are more than affirmed that the annual Ultimate Crab Feast at Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Beach Road is not to be missed.
Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore’s gorgeous all-day dining restaurant J65 is an ultimate gourmet paradise if you are keen on mainly local fare. Its wholesome Sunday Champagne brunch has left an impeccable impression and we are now equally enthralled by their latest launch of regional hawker-themed dinner buffets.
J65 is fronted by Executive Chef Frederick Kho, a Malaysian native cook who specialises in homestyle Nonya, Peranakan and Straits dishes. Along with his talented kitchen crew, patrons can watch the A-team in action at the spacious open kitchen. Think tantalising local delights such as satays, kong bak pau, homemade popiahs, Penang hokkien mee and the list goes on.
From now till Tuesday, 31 May 2016, quote “ladyironchef” to enjoy a scrumptious dinner buffet at only S$35++* per person (usual price from S$45++ to S$55++). Additionally, for those of you who celebrate your birthday at J65, you will receive a complimentary buffet plus a free three-tier stand of cupcakes and an over-the-top chocolate milkshake. Stop pinching yourself, the deal is real and it is valid from now till the end of 2016.