Established in 1992, Orchard Hotel Singapore’s signature restaurant Hua Ting has built a firm reputation as one of the top Cantonese fine dining restaurants in Singapore. Many spirits were shaken at the news of its closure some months ago but finally, after an extensive four-month facelift, Hua Ting Restaurant returns with a sophisticated new look and an improved menu to match.
At the helm of this grande dame is Masterchef Chung Lap Fai, and along with his team of veteran Chinese chefs, a brand new menu is introduced—one that aims to impart traditional flavours in a contemporary fashion. Look forward to a myriad of intriguing new dishes and creative tea-and-food pairing menus alongside the restaurant’s signatures and crowd-pleasers, all plated and presented in a sleek, artistic fashion.
New to Hua Ting Restaurant’s menu is their Smoked Peking Duck infused with Aged Pu-Erh served with Yuzu Sauce. Aromatic, succulent and everything you could ever want in a Peking duck dish (and more), it is one of those dishes that you’ll find yourself hankering over for days.
We are definitely loving Hua Ting Restaurant even more than we already did!
The popularity of Thai food in Singapore is evident from the large number of Thai restaurants and eateries in Singapore offering the best of local cuisine from the Land of Smiles.
New to the dining scene in Singapore is Baan Ying Singapore, a contemporary Thai restaurant, an authentic Thai eatery which first opened in Siam Paragon, Bangkok, 20 years back. Bringing to us the genuine taste of Thailand with a modern and local twist to its dishes, Baan Ying Cafe and Meal serves amazing and delectable Thai fare. In fact, some of the ingredients are imported all the way from Thailand to ensure that the food tastes exactly like how it does in Thailand!
Baan Ying Singapore serves up a wide range of Thai fare but they aren’t the normal Thai dishes you find at typical Thai eateries. From salads to curries to omelette rice, foodies will love the fusion of authenticity and innovation in their meal!
Prices are extremely reasonable and most fall below S$10, so you are really getting authentic Thai cuisine that is value-for-money!
From now to 30 June 2018, quote ‘Ladyironchef’ upon making reservations to enjoy 20% discount off a la carte menus on weekday dinner and weekend lunch and dinner. This promotion cannot be used jointly with other ongoing promotions at Baan Ying. READ ON
A restaurant, boutique wine bar and wine retail store all rolled out into one, Winestone—located in Mercure Singapore on Stevens—is a new kid in town that we love. It makes a perfect hangout venue for lovers of good food, better wine and swanky interiors.
As far as proper wining and dining is concerned, this bar and bottle shop has all your needs covered. Expect quality wines to set you back not more than S$10 a glass to S$42 a bottle. Not only that, the restaurant also dishes out Mediterranean platters that pair excellently with your vino of choice.
We particularly love the Winestone Express Platter that has it all from cured cold cuts, cheeses, olives, bread and even a glass of either white or red wine thrown in for good measure, but charcuterie and cheeses aside, the restaurant also boasts an extensive lunch and dinner menu that sees flavours and culinary techniques stemming from all corners of the Mediterranean from Italy all the way to Egypt.
Our readers can quote ‘ladyironchef’ to enjoy ladyironchef’s Set Dinner that includes a starter, 2 mains and 2 glasses of house pour wines at only S$90++.
If you love authentic Chinese street food fresh out of the markets in Shanghai or even Szechuan, then boy do we have a treat for you.
Newly opened Mr Sheng Jian located along Liang Seah Street dishes out a myriad of Shanghainese-inspired food with a modern touch. Their sheng jian baos are just the perfect little tummy fillers and come in a variety of innovative flavours such as cheese and kimchi. Their noodle dishes, on the other hand, although not the best we’ve come across, do give you a sense of warmth from the spicy broth.
With the ubiquity of Japanese restaurants and kiosks all around the island, it is pretty easy to suss out a decent spot to get your urgent ramen and sushi fix. Even though Japanese food tends to lean more on the use of seafood as its ingredients, the use of pork is just as prevalent—notably in ramen broths (yes, Tonkotsu ramen being a classic example).
In Singapore, there is a growing number of Japanese eateries that are catering to the expansive Muslim market. Just as delicious, these eateries dole out sushi, sashimi, udon, donburi, ramen and other Japanese gastronomical delights that are halal-certified.
Do not wait until that next trip to the Land of the Rising Sun, nosh to your heart’s content now! Here are 9 Halal-Certified Japanese Eateries In Singapore That Are Simply Oishii.
Previously a coastal road situated along the island’s old waterfront, Telok Ayer has transform into a hip and busy neighbourhood teeming with cafes and restaurants to feed the CBD office crowd and avid café-hoppers.
From idyllic garden-themed cafes, burger joints and Korean eateries to cocktails at inconspicuous bars, choosing what and where to eat has never been harder. Surrounded by a mix of old and restored shophouses and modern high-rising buildings, Telok Ayer is filled with a combination of rich heritage and modernity.
If you have not ventured to this side of Singapore before, here is your Telok Ayer Food Guide – 14 Bistro and Cafes To Check Out In This Bustling District. READ ON
Back at it again with their stellar lobster and crab offerings is Ginger at PARKROYAL on Beach Road. Helmed by our friend and the maestro behind their innovative seafood-centric spread is Resident Executive Chef Low Hoe Kiat.
This season, ‘A Clawsome Seafood on Grill’ showcases an incredible spread of crustacean delights with a touch of local influences, and BBQ seafood will be added to the repertoire; think of it like dining in a sea of oceanic gems enjoying a decadent amount of premium seafood and local favourites – at an unbelievable price.
Diners looking for a hearty indulgence will be thrilled by the new Lobster and Seafood Shanghai Noodle Soup, with its robust seafood broth, topped with oceanic gems such as lobster, crab claw and scallops as well as our personal favourite, Chef Low’s piquant Braised Crab Bee Hoon that teases any palate with its aromatic wok-hei flavour.
With so many exciting lobster and crab dishes to look forward to, you’ll be insane to give this a miss. And as if this stunning buffet could not get any more enticing, our readers can quote ‘ladyironchef’ to enjoy 25% off for both the lunch and dinner buffet from 01 April to 30 June 2018. That means you only pay S$51++ per adult for both the Weekend lunch and Daily dinner buffets!
It is Friday night, you’ve just booked out of what seemed to be an endless cycle of eat, sleep, torture, repeat. We all know the pains of being bald, bored and broke when you are serving the nation—at least us guys do—and nothing alleviates the misery better than a tipple or ten.
Look forward to the weekends because it is time to get your booze on with your mates but don’t fret because we are well aware that your pocket runs pretty shallow as a recruit. So here is our list of 12 cheapest drinking spots for your post-book-out hangs.