Photo Credit: Mom’s Touch
Love Korean chicken and fast food? Well if you do, we have great news for you because No Signboard Holdings is bringing in eateries under the South Korea-based Mom’s Touch Chicken and Burger brand to Singapore and Malaysia.
For those of you who are not familar with the brand, Mom’s Touch Chicken and Burger is a popular fast food chain with around 650 stores in South Korea.
Evoking the same archetypal atmosphere of a classic high-end steakhouse in New York—from their mahogany furnishings to the sounds of Sinatra playing in the background—Morton’s The Steakhouse beautifully encapsulates the classic, speakeasy-style of American fine dining.
This steakhouse juggernaut in Mandarin Oriental impresses in more ways than one, from the impeccable standards upheld by their service staff to their array of phenomenal meat and seafood offerings. Every detail—the honest selection of succulent, wet-aged USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, extensive and award-winning wine list etc—attributes to why we absolutely love dining here.
The signature orders here include the wet-aged Prime Ribeye Steak and the colossal 48-ounce Porterhouse but for non-meat eaters, they also serve up a solid range of fresh seafood such as Maine Lobster, Honey-Balsamic Glazed Ora King Salmon and the must-try Seared Cod with Romesco Sauce that you can opt to have off their seasonal menu.
It’s easy to feel intimidated by a high-end restaurant like Morton’s especially so in all its classy, mahogany-clad glory, but truly, there is so much more to this steakhouse institution that goes far beyond just being a destination for business meetings and special occasions. With their stellar line-up of house classics coupled with their ever-changing seasonal menu, there’s bound to be something to tickle even the most discerning of palates.
Amidst all the many street food heavens we stumbled upon during our trip to Vietnam, there were many intriguing cafes and eateries—ones that actually had proper service and air-conditioning—that truly impressed us. Mâm Bac was one such eatery.
Specialising in a variety of Vietnamese dishes from the classic pho, grilled meat dishes to some pretty exotic items as well, Mâm Bac is a 2-storey eatery in Ho Chi Minh’s District 1 that is worth visiting for a pleasant introduction to local flavours in a modern and comfortable setting.
Replacing the now defunct Jimoto-Ya along Pickering Street is Mister Wu, a casual dining eatery serving up Chinese far with a modern twist.
The concept behind the shop is simple staple food with little platters to share with colleagues and friends, with old-school Chinese and Cantonese music adding to the easy-going vibe of the place.
Catering to the lunch and dinner crowd with a specific menu to both, Mister Wu serves up la mian and rice bowls at affordable prices.
Artisanal popcorn seems to be dominating the snack food market as of late with several new brands presenting their own innovative take on the staple movie theatre titbit, often throwing some pretty unusual yet tasty flavours into the mix. Magi Planet is one such name that’s worth bearing in mind.
Previously known as Planet Popcorn, Magi Planet is one of Taiwan’s leading gourmet popcorn brand which has made its presence in Singapore since 2012. They currently have a popular following in 7 countries around the Southeast Asian region alone. Come August this year, they will officially be opening their doors here in Singapore.
Their main focus is on creating popcorn with Asian-inspired flavours. Specially hand-crafted using only the finest ingredients, Magi Planet’s repertoire of gourmet popcorn never fails to achieve the perfect balance between tastiness and trendiness. In light of the coming National Day, Magi Planet will be introducing 2 new flavours—Chilli Crab & Chicken Rice—to pay tribute to two of Singapore’s most beloved dishes.
From now until 31 Dec 2018, our readers can quote ‘ladyironchef’ to get 10% off your Magi Planet purchase on http://www.sgplanetpop.com as well as a free medium pack of Magi Planet popcorn.
Among the slew of cafes, supper spots and restaurants scattered all over bustling Upper Thomson Road, Japanese fare is perhaps one of the few rarities to find there unless you consider Tomoe Japanese Cuisine or even Sushi Tei in Thomson Plaza which is both a tad pricier in comparison.
New to the bustling food enclave, taking over what used to be Nunsongyee Korean Dessert Cafe, Maneko Japanese Restaurant is a cosy, 30-seater eatery that serves quick, fuss-free Japanese delights ranging from sashimi, sushi, donburi, soba, udon and a huge selection of sides.
Nestled in the folds of the unassuming Golden Mile Tower is Mitsuba, a humble Japanese eatery that has just opened its doors recently. It is easy to get lost in Golden Mile Tower and it may take you awhile to locate the stall, but we promise that this eatery is worth the hunt.
Mitsuba whips up a tantalising array of Japanese fare, with lots of affordable options. Here is what we love about the hidden gem that all Japanese food lovers who have a tight budget must know about.
Sunday brunches have a very special place in our hearts because it is the most important meals over the weekend; bigger than breakfast and more enticing than lunch, there is really nothing not to love about a good Sunday brunch.
Nestled in Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, Melt Café is one of the best choices if you are in the Marina Bay area. Their Sunday Champagne Brunch is simply out of the world—we are talking about endless gourmet food, including bubbles and fun in-house entertainment for everyone in the family.
From fresh oysters of different varieties, premium sashimi from the Japanese counter, a carving station that will satisfy the carnivores to their ever popular Indian cuisine and an outdoor barbecue grill, this is one champagne brunch that is deserving of an encore.