A well-known gem for quality brunch item and strategic location near Somerset MRT station, Oriole Coffee + Bar has recently expanded their menu and upped their game in the local cafe and bar scene.
Whether it is gourmet coffee that you are craving or alcohol for you to indulge in during a night out with your friends, Oriole Coffee + Bar posits as one of the best spots in town for you to have a meal at and chill out. Founded in 2008, this diner has an interesting concept as it transforms from a hipster cafe during the daytime to a snazzy bar by dusk.
We’ve been frequenting Oriole Coffee + Bar since its opening and we have to say that their food and coffee are consistently good—if not, getting better and better over the years—and it is one of our favourite cafes in Singapore.
From now until 31 May 2018, diners who spend S$35++ with Mastercard are treated to Oriole Coffee + Bar’s signature Har Cheong Gai at only $1++! Do note that the promotion is only valid from Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm, excluding eve and day of public holidays at the Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard outlet.
While there are many things about Japanese cuisine that we love, few are able to satisfy our cravings for crispy, greasy delight as well as a hearty tonkatsu. Be it in the form of meat, poultry or seafood—anything coated in egg and panko breadcrumbs and fried to golden perfection warrants our attention.
Anzu—a popular tonkatsu restaurant from Japan—at Wisma Atria’s Japan Food Town specialises in tonkatsu and it features a remarkable range of katsu offerings on their menu.
Tonkatsu joints may be in abundance in Singapore, but if you are someone who values great service on top of delicious food, then Anzu is a place you have to pay a visit to.
We are always up for a buffet that pays tribute to Asia’s vibrant culinary traditions and if you are someone who enjoys the rich and diverse flavours of Southeast Asian recipes and are always on a hunt for affordable buffets, try Window on the Park at Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre. Year after year, Window on the Park has been constantly expanding and refining their buffet spread.
Featuring three Seafood Woks—Sambal tomato, black pepper and cream sauce—that comprise crustaceans such as lobster, crab, crayfish, prawn, clams and mussels, these new highlights at Window On The Park are the creations of Executive Chef Ivan Lim and his dedicated culinary team.
The best part? From now until 14th May 2018, diners are entitled to one Seafood Wok per person on top of their popular 1-For-1 weekend dinner from Fridays to Sundays (S$96++ for two pax)!
Aside from that, look forward to other Asian delights such as laksa ‘live’ station, seafood on ice as well as DIY rojak and kueh pie tee stations. Can we also add that there is complimentary beer for everyone who quotes ‘ladyironchef’ upon making reservations? READ ON
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!
Coffee is a lot more than a drink and Singapore’s coffee culture has changed over the past decade. From premium Arabica brew, Instagram-worthy flat lays to all-day brunch menu, the café-hopping trail has showcased the evolution and better appreciation of coffee culture.
There are numerous cafes and speciality coffeehouses in Singapore and these are the cafes in town that we have visited and where we have consumed our fair share of coffee and desserts. Lo and behold, here is the ultimate guide to cafes and coffee shops in Orchard Road. READ ON
When it comes to value-for-money buffets in Singapore, J65 at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore is always among our top choices. Besides their competitive pricing, their themed buffet spreads are spectacular and the culinary team always has something new up their sleeves to keep things exciting.
Featuring five buffet themes in a week, J65 is one dining destination that you can visit multiple times without getting bored of the food; there is something different every night. J65′s nightly themed buffet dinners were such a hit last year and they are bringing it back this year with two new themes—‘Asian Seafood’ and ‘What The Fish’ on top of the current International, Lobster Rock & Roll, and Seafood Madness themes.
From local delights featuring the best of Singapore’s multi-ethnic cuisines to dishes inspired by flavours from abroad, J65 is an all-rounder where you are definitely able to find many star dishes that will capture your fancy.
From now until 30 Jun 2018, quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making reservations to enjoy:
*Weekday Promotion: 1-for-1 (Monday to Thursday)
*Valid for first 100 confirmed reservations. Following reservations thereafter can enjoy 25% off on regular buffet price.
Monday International Seafood // S$85++ per person
Tuesday Asian Seafood // S$85++ per person
Wednesday Lobster Rock-n-Roll // S$115++ per person
Thursday What The Fish // S$85++ per person
Weekend Promotion: 25% off (Friday to Sunday)
Friday to Sunday Seafood Madness // S$75++ per person
The first 100 ladyironchef booking (min 2 pax) will also receive complimentary parking coupons at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore—limited to one per couple.
Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore’s 10 at Claymore has done it yet again; Chef Andy and his team have impressed us with yet another buffet spread that is bound to leave you salivating with anticipation.
This time, Chef Andy and his team are giving their all as the restaurant will serve its last buffet on 31 March 2018. Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore will close for redevelopment from 1 April 2018, and will continue to be managed by Pan Pacific Hotels Group. That’s right, we will definitely miss our feasts at 10 at Claymore; it has been so many years and it feels like home to us.
Meanwhile, we sure look forward to the upcoming line-up which will feature ten of the all-time signature dishes in the last decade. For the month of March, enjoy a repertoire of Chef Andy’s signatures all in one seating—there will be Australian Wagyu Tomahawk Beef, Alaskan King Crab, Rack of Lamb, Pan Seared Canadian King Scallops and some of his classic Penang dishes such as Air Itam Assam Laksa, Char Koay Teow and Spicy Tiger Prawn Noodles.
Image courtesy of Audrey and Mok Photography
We have had the privilege of trying many stellar buffet dinners in Singapore, but this is one super epic buffet dinner at an unbelievable price; you’d be sorry if you missed it. From now until 31 Mar 2018, simply quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your reservations and you get to enjoy the very special price of S$105++ for 2 pax for this All-time Top 10 Eats At Claymore dinner buffet.
Deal of the year though we are only into the 2nd month of 2018? We don’t doubt that.
Bringing the very best of China’s skewer cuisine to Singapore, a colossally popular barbecue skewer restaurant chain, called The Hungry Caveman. Located on the 6th floor of Orchard Central, this new barbecue skewer restaurant aims to blaze the trail in Singapore’s meat skewer scene by being the first to adopt automated barbecue skewers. Just how cool is that?!
There is just something about seeing skewered chunks of meat slowly cooking over an open fire; we love the charred aroma of caramelised fat.
Have we got you salivating yet? If we have, then it’s time to unleash your primitive side and have yourself a unique, meat-driven feast at The Hungry Caveman.
Our readers can quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your reservation to enjoy 1-for-1 signature meat skewers at The Hungry Caveman from 12 to 28 Feb 2018. Read more details at the end of the post.