First, it was the opening of Coney Island Park and next, it was the launch of [email protected] Bridge. Singapore’s efforts in promoting greenery and conserving wildlife have increased steadily over the past few years and the Lion City is now home to an abundance of natural landscapes! Singapore’s largest freshwater marshland, Kranji Marshes, is the latest addition.
Located along Kranji Reservoir, the 56.8-hectare marshland is habitat to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Conservation actually commenced in 2011 to protect the region’s rich biodiversity and the environmental project has been a success.
Kranji Marshes officially opened its doors to public on Monday, 01 Feb 2016 and offers visitors a rare glimpse of Singapore’s countryside.
If you are planning to make a trip to Kranji Marshes, here are several things that you can expect. We have also included information such as how to get there via public transport.
Kinsa sushi has just introduced a special Purple Fusion menu which consists of 8 maki rolls, 1 sushi and 1 #ChirashiCupcake - all of which are prepared with purple rice.
While these creations are beautiful to look at, a good point to note is that purple rice is brimming with vast health benefits, and is definitely a healthier option as opposed to regular white rice.
The Chirashi Cupcake is a one-of-a-kind creation by Kinsa Sushi, and we are guessing it might be the next must-have photo on your Instagram feed!
Excited about these purple wonders yet? That is not all! Look forward to SG50 vouchers when you dine here from 1 to 31 August 2015.
So everyone associates Yung Kee with the best roast goose in Hong Kong. But do you know about Kam’s Roast Goose at Hennesy Road in Wan Chai?
Said to be the up and coming brand, Kam’s Roast Goose is actually owned by the Kam family too! We will get back to this story in a bit, because more importantly, we have heard so much about how Kam’s Roast Goose is way better than Yung Kee.
Of course, we had to make a trip down to develop our own conclusion. So, is Kam’s Roast Goose really better than internationally acclaimed Yung Kee’s?
Sunday’s the day for you to unwind and what better way to spend it than with The Westin Singapore’s Lazy Sunday Lunch Buffet at Seasonal Tastes? Choose from a wide array of fresh seafood, grilled meats and even a live pasta and noodle station.
Start your buffet at The Westin Singapore off with a range of artisanal cheeses that includes brie, mozzarella, cheddar and unique selections like the Wensleydale Cranberry Cheese. Head on to the cold-cuts section after having a pick of the cheeses and choose from meats like beef brisket, salami, pastrami and other ham cuts.
Previously from Wasabi Tei, Mitsuba and Chikuwa Tei, Chef Peter Teo is no stranger in the local food scene. Despite his notorious reputation as a food nazi, he has always been known for serving excellent Japanese food.
Kaiware Japanese Restaurant at TripleOne Somerset is his latest venture. It offers a range of Teishoku (S$24 – S$32), Nabe (S$22 – S$35), Sashimi (S$30 onwards), as well as a pretty affordable 8-course Omakase set (S$58++/pax), but the only reason why we made a trip down was to try his famous Chirashi-don.
Krua Apsorn is somewhere that only locals and foodies in-the-know head to. It serves simple but supremely delicious Thai food at pocket-friendly prices. If you haven’t been there before, mark it down in your itinerary, for the next time you are in Bangkok, you know you will be in for a treat at Krua Apsorn.
Cuppage Plaza is an old and dodgy building in the Somerset area, but it is also home to many fantastic Japanese restaurants and eateries. Kaiho Sushi, a hole-in-the-wall sushi joint, is one of them. It has been around for years and it is where food lovers in-the-know head to for some authentic Japanese cuisine indulgence.
K. Cook Korean BBQ Buffet has just opened at Orchard Central for a few months, but it has already earned the loyalty of many customers for a simple reason. It is one of the most affordable Korean BBQ buffet restaurants in Singapore. On weekdays, the Korean BBQ buffet is S$14.90++ /pax for lunch, and S$24.90++/pax for dinner.
During dinner, you can find a selection of meats like marinated pork collar, chicken, pork belly, pork collar, marinated beef short rib, beef bulgogi, beef plate eye and marinated beef ribeye, while lunch has considerately lesser beef options. Granted, the quality and variety of meat are not the best, but given the prices, there is really nothing to complain about.
Lunch: S$14.90++ (Mon to Fri), S$24.90++ (Sat, Sun, Eve of PH, & PH).
Dinner: S$24.90++ (Mon to Thu), S$26.90++ (Sat, Sun, Eve of PH, & PH).
K. Cook Korean BBQ Buffet
#07-01, Orchard Central
181 Orchard Road
Tel: +65 6884 7282
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Somerset