Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe – 10 Affordable Dishes to Celebrate Its 10th Anniversary

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Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe is arguably the biggest name in the local Hong Kong ‘Cha Chaan Teng’-style restaurant scene. When you think of Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe, you think affordable prices, comfort food and a relaxing casual ambience.

In conjunction with their 10th anniversary celebration, Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe has launched a specially curated #AWESOMELY10 menu. Since their first outlet opened in Heartland Mall (which is also their flagship outlet), 19 other outlets have popped up in every corner of Singapore; there is definitely an outlet near you.

What we love best about Xin Wang is that most outlets are open till 2am to cater to the late-night dining crowd. With an entire menu priced S$15 and below, we learned lately that all the dishes are cooked a la minute to ensure freshness and tastiness.

Here are some highlights from the #AWESOMELY10 menu and some other signature dishes that are ever popular.


Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel Christmas 2015 – Festive Buffets & Takeaway Goodies

Marriott Cafe & Festive Goodies

‘Tis the season to be jolly and we have every reason to be at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s Marriott Cafe for one of the most magical Christmas celebrations. The visually-arresting festive buffet spread will impress even those with discerning tastebuds – so yes, this restaurant will set the scene for all your Christmas celebrations.

The lavish festive buffet setup includes an exciting selection of premium roast carvings, succulent fresh seafood, top-notch charcuteries and winter veggies – there are more than 60 festive treats that will send you to gastronomic heaven. Keep your eyes peeled for the colourful showcase of Christmas desserts that fortunately taste as good as they look. Several tantalising Asian-inspired delights are also available, so the traditional folks can also have a jolly good time at these festive celebrations.

Besides the buffet, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel is elevating your celebrations and taking away all your stress with delicate Christmas Takeaway Goodies such as traditional roast turkeys, enticing log cakes, assorted artisanal cookies, home-made puddings and luxurious hampers.


12 Best European Cities to Celebrate Christmas At

Paris Brasserie

As Christmas is drawing near, you might want to book a last minute getaway to a magical winter wonderland; why not pick an ethereal European city to spend the festivity at? We are big fans of the whole Christmasy vibes that European cities have, and holidays never felt more joyous.

Be it strolling along the gorgeous tree-lined streets of Barcelona, or having a romantic dinner by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Europe has endless to offer and most of these cities truly embodies the Christmas spirit.

Have a once-in-a-lifetime experience at any one of these cities in our guide to the 12 Best European Cities to enjoy your Christmas holiday at. It is not too late to book your dream holiday!


48 Hours in Phnom Penh, Cambodia – 12 Tips on What To See and Do

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Armed with a handy weather-proof Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8, we boarded a plane with the Panasonic team and embarked on a weekend adventure around the capital of Cambodia.

Cambodia is just a 2-hour flight away, and the historically rich third-world city is a destination in Southeast Asia worth visiting. An exotic experience is almost guaranteed if you visit with an open mind; indeed, we had a great time immersing ourselves into the Khmer culture.

It was surely a fulfilling weekend and we had the special moments all photographed with the all new Lumix DMC-GX8 that shall serve us as happy memories.

From visiting the Tuol Genocide Museum to sampling crickets, here are 12 Tips on What To See and Do with 48 Hours in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


Magical Christmas Delights at D9 Cakery, Hilton Singapore + Early Bird Discount

Hilton Igloo Cake 2015

It is without a doubt that D9 Cakery at Hilton Singapore has some of the best cakes around town. While we dream about their fantastic American Cheesecake that we have sung praises of previously, the festive season is slowly approaching and you bet we can’t wait to get our hands on their festive cake selections!

Marrying traditional and contemporary flavours and designs, the brilliant pastry team at D9 Cakery has launched yet another impressive range of cakes that almost looks too good to eat! The cakes will be available from 20 November to 26 December 2015. Readers of ladyironchef can quote “FestiveLIC” to redeem a S$50 Dining Voucher.

Now, these Gorgeous Cakes for Takeaway from Hilton Singapore are what you need to wow your guests for all the Christmas celebrations you have!


Celebrate Christmas at Edge, Pan Pacific Singapore + A Life-sized Gingerbread House

Edge Festive Buffet

Last year, Edge at Pan Pacific Singapore won our hearts with its ‘All Things Nice’ Christmas buffet. It was easily the best we had in 2014, and this year, they are not gonna impress us any less with their award-winning festive buffet.

Savour unlimited gourmet from seven ‘live’ food theatres, something that everyone loves Edge for. Remember our favourite gingerbread house from last year’s buffet? It is back this year! Whoever said money can’t buy happiness clearly hasn’t seen the life-size gingerbread house with so many trays of cookies, chocolates and freshly baked festive desserts

Guess what? Our readers are entitled to an exclusive 20%* Edge’s Festive Buffets (till 23 Dec 2015). Simply quote ‘ladyironchef’ when making a reservation and the discount is yours.


10 Restaurants At Changi City Point To Dine At This Christmas

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How many more sleeps to Christmas, have you counted?

Every year, we look forward to December for festive feasting and get-togethers with our loved ones. And gifts exchange. Christmas is all the excuse we need to celebrate and to treat ourselves! We have been working hard to prepare numerous guides on where to dine at this December, and today’s feature is for those who are no fans of the hubbubs of town and the crazy human traffic.

Changi City Point has many promotions and specials lined up this festive period. Whether you prefer traditional Chinese meals to accommodate the older folks at home, or a fancy 3-course Western dinner, Changi City Point’s restaurants repertoire should suit every group.

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By the way, Changi City Point is also home to several outlet stores. How does shopping the sales and Christmas feasting sound like to you? We will leave you to discover the shops, and now, here are 10 Restaurants to Dine at This Christmas at Changi City Point.


Awfully Chocolate’s Festive Hamper – The Ultimate Chocolate Box This Christmas

Awfully Chocolate Festive Hamper

Your search for the perfect festive hamper will end with Awfully Chocolate’s version. To celebrate the Christmas, Awfully Chocolate introduces this sleek black box that will bring joy to just about anyone you gift it to.

This carefully curated hamper is housed in one of the classiest gift boxes we have ever seen, wrapped around by a bright gold ribbon. Created to please everyone of different ages and from all walks of life, Awfully Chocolate’s hamper is a splendid way to spread the love of chocolate around.

Take our word for it – Awfully Chocolate has your back with their 2015 Festive Hamper.


Fresh Fruits Lab’s #UnicornDonut + Late Night Dining Until 2am

Unicorn Donuts

Our favourite cafe in the East – Fresh Fruits Lab – is now extending their hours to welcome all supper-goers!

We cannot be happier to know, because this simply means pigging out does not stop anytime soon with the many supper options put in place for us. On Fridays and Saturdays, and the eve of Public Holidays, Fresh Fruits Lab will open till 2am, and you can expect a supper menu that is nothing short of creative.

We are telling you that the late night dining menu is gonna make sinning worth the while. And that includes, behold, Unicorn Donuts! YOU HAVE TO TRY THEM, JUST BECAUSE. Fresh Fruits Lab is only serving only 40 #UnicornDonuts on Fridays, Saturdays, and the eve of Public Holidays from 10pm to 2am. Best supper food ever!


Alexandra Neighbourhood Guide – 13 Things To See, Do And Eat

Alexandra Guide

Singapore is made up of many small neighbourhoods, each bearing its own charm and treasures. Being born as and growing up as Singaporeans who reside in the West, the Alexandra neighbourhood is particularly close to our hearts.

We speak for many when we say Alexandra has so much to offer for that quintessential Singaporean experience. Today, Singapore may be a prosperous first world country, a financial hub, a trading port, a tourism destination – but all of these cannot hold a candle to the simplest of joys and bittersweet nostalgia we get from the places, food, and activities that we grew up knowing.

For one, Alexandra brings much comfort to our souls and while we welcome the new that keeps coming in, the neighbourhood remains one that we will always love.

From the olds of Alexandra Village Food Centre and Queensway Shopping Centre to the news of HortPark and Park Hotel Alexandra, here’s our guide to Alexandra – 13 Things To See, Do, Eat And Love about the charming neighbourhood.


8 Reasons to Get A POSB Everyday Card

Prawn Pasta

POSB is a household name and one so familiar. Most of us probably grew up with a POSB savings bank book, and guess what? Now that we are adults, POSB will still help us with savings!

Do you spend at least S$500 per month? Did you know that you could receive attractive cash rebates when you spend that amount using POSB Everyday Card? Spending has never been more rewarding with POSB Everyday Card, and this might sound ironic but using a credit card appropriately will benefit one immensely.

English Afternoon Tea

The card gives you 5% cash rebate on dining every where – from restaurants, to cafés, fast food outlets, bars, entertainment establishments and caterers – every day. And you can enjoy up to 5% cash rebate on your grocery shopping.

While these rebates might not sound a lot, you will be surprised by how much you save in the long run! Sign up for a POSB Everyday Card before 31 December 2015. Here are more Reasons To Get A POSB Everyday Card.


Jurong Point Food Guide – Home To The Best Asian Food

Jurong Point Food Guide

Conveniently located next to Boon Lay MRT Station, Jurong Point might be a frequent haunt amongst the West-siders but not so much amongst those who reside elsewhere.

Jurong Point is home to an extensive variety of Asian restaurants so spectacular that you will find yourselves beyond spoilt for choice!

The mall has a few precincts under its roof, namely Mongkok, Korean Street, Shokutsu Ten, Halal Delights and Malaysia Boleh! Each designated area has successfully mimicked the characteristics of its intended destination and boy, we were thoroughly impressed.

Jurong Point

Now, even those living out of the West have a reason to visit Jurong Point. From now till Thursday, 31st December 2015, dine at selected participating restaurants to collect Food Prints in your Jurong Point Passport and stand a chance to win a pair of return tickets to Dubai, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and even Los Angeles! Other attractive prizes such as Samsonite luggage bags and Jurong Point gift vouchers are up for grabs too.

Best of Asian Food Under One Roof at Jurong Point? Yes, we approve.


6 Romantic Places To Celebrate Christmas All Month Long with The Entertainer App 1-for-1 Deals

Arteastiq Singapore

We all know how much money we can always save when dining out with the Entertainer App – perpetual 1-for-1 deals had us there, and we have been believers since its launch some years ago. With a good variety and number of established restaurants all around Singapore offering 1-for-1 mains, dining out is made a lot more affordable. And it comes as no surprise that the app will come in handy, especially during the festive season when you want to dine out at a fancy restaurant yet watch your spendings.

This festive month, if you are looking to bring your other half out for a romantic meal, restaurants that are under The Entertainer app’s merchant listing is aplenty. The block out dates are Christmas eve, Christmas day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day; other than these, you can enjoy 1-for-1 mains all the same!

Here are 6 Romantic Places in Singapore that you can use Entertainer App to celebrate Christmas with awesome 1-for-1 deals.


Receive S$30 off Foodline’s Christmas Catering and Party Sets


With over 100 caterers offering the best prices, Singapore’s biggest catering online portal FoodLine is indeed every host’s fairy godmother.

Festive seasons can get overwhelming at times, and dining out with the crowd sounds dreadful. Then, there are house parties and not everyone has the time (and patience) to stay in the kitchen to cook. We belong to all the above categories, and this is when FoodLine comes in especially handy – for us, and all of you who share the same concerns.

From now till 31 December 2015, readers of ladyironchef are entitled to S$30 off all online catering orders. There will surely be a caterer for all your party needs, and you should read on to find out more about the exclusive coupon code, as well as more of what FoodLine has to offer. Think mini party sets and large-scale buffet setups; FoodLine’s 100% Satisfaction Guarantee options will easily have your festive gatherings covered this Christmas.


Hilton Singapore Launches One Of The Most Value-For-Money Sunday Champagne Brunches

Hilton Singapore Brunch

Sunday brunch just got kicked up a notch with Hilton Singapore’s newly revamped Champagne buffet brunch special. We are telling you that this is easily among the best champagne brunches in Singapore, for the spread features only the most premium of ingredients at reasonable prices.

You bet we were awed by the array of fresh seafood, premium Australian meat cuts, gourmet European delicatessen and more. To say we were enticed by the sheer spread is an understatement. Very often, champagne brunches come with an exorbitant price tag, and for those who do not drink, paying the premium just does not make sense.

And it does not happen here at Hilton Singapore. There is an option for those who prefer to indulge in only the food at S$88++/pax, and there are two options for those who want to luxuriate further with sparkling wine, red and white wines, and champagne.

Readers of ladyironchef will be entitled to S$50 off Hilton Singapore’s Sunday brunch with a minimum of two paying adults. More details at the end of this post. Meanwhile, here are the highlights of Hilton Singapore’s Sunday Champagne Brunch.


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