As the annual Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, it goes without a doubt that the Chinese are busy preparing for one of the most significant celebrations of the year; there are tantalising mooncakes to indulge in, paper lanterns to lit and family gatherings to attend.
For the Chinese, the gesture of exchanging mooncakes is a tradition that must not be skipped because they believe that it symbolises togetherness and completeness. This Mid-Autumn Festival, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel aims to help you convey that message with their stellar range of mooncakes.
Featuring 11 exquisite mooncake creations and a premium Mid-Autumn Gift Set that are handcrafted by the chefs of this award-winning Chinese restaurant, you can expect is nothing short of culinary genius—unique flavours, traditional mastery and modern refinement.
Available from 20 August to 24 September 2018, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel will be offering both traditional baked mooncakes alongside unique baked and snowskin creations. When it comes to their handcrafted mooncakes, there are absolutely no added preservatives or artificial flavourings. READ ON
Seoul has no lack of aesthetically-pleasing and Instagram worthy cafés, and Stylenanda Pink Pool Café is definitely one of them. This beautiful café has got to be one that fashionistas should mark on their bucket list the next time you are in Seoul.
Their gorgeous pastel pink interior reminds us of the famous Sketch Cafe in London and it will not be the only thing that will leave your jaws hanging—believe it or not, they have an actual pool within the café itself!
Many would be familiar with Stylenanda—one of South Korea’s leading online fashion brands. Stylenanda houses several concepts under one roof—from a boutique hotel to shophouses where sales of accessories and apparels take place to an entirely pink café, make sure to not miss this spot out!
An enclave laden with fancy eateries and artisanal grocers, Dempsey Hill is a hot-spot among expatriates, most of whom flock there during the weekends for its laid-back vibes and beautiful scenery.
Yet, hidden among the slew of posh restaurants lies an old-time classic, selling not just solid Indian food, but a rich history that has been passed along three generations since it was first set up as a roadside stall in the early 1950s.
Samy’s Curry is iconic and many—regardless of ethnicity—can ascertain to the sheer quality of their food. The restaurant dishes out a wide array of Northern and Southern Indian food but the highlight and a definite must to order is their highly acclaimed fish head curry.
Set amidst the lush greenery of Dempsey Hill, Samy’s Curry is a curry oasis that will fill you with tasty food and solid vibes.
When it comes to Thai options in Singapore, most people may think of Golden Mile Complex but we sometimes find ourselves heading to Tan Quee Lan street because apart from the ever popular Ah Loy Thai, we also enjoy visiting Kin Moo and our most recent discovery—Sawadee Thai Cuisine.
Having been around for more than a decade, this Thai restaurant teleports you all the way to the Land of Smiles with its decadent Thai dishes and soft Thai jazz music serenading you while you dine.
Given its close proximity to offices in the Bugis district and communal dining concept, Sawadee Thai Cuisine is an ideal dining destination for working professionals during lunch time. READ ON
Famous American fast food restaurant chain, Shake Shack is coming to Singapore in 2019! Shake Shack has officially confirmed the news on its Instagram account that it will be opening the first outlet at Jewel Changi Airport which is scheduled to open in end March 2019.
Even if you have not tried it, you would have seen pictures of their juicy burgers all over social media. And now, this New York City institution—known for its simple, yet extremely satisfying burgers, hot dogs and shakes—is expanding to Singapore shores. Isn’t this every burger lover’s wildest dreams come true?!
The Singapore Food Festival (SFF) is making its annual return once again from 13 to 29 July 2018, with a sumptuous medley of over 20 gastronomic experiences featuring both traditional and contemporary Singaporean flavours.
In conjunction with the event’s 25th anniversary, there will be a series of culinary offerings that are charmingly whimsical, inventive and yet familiar, as the festival continues to stay true to its roots by shining the spotlight on authentic local flavours and culinary talents taking centre stage during this festival. Guiding this year’s lineup of activities are four multi-faceted pillars—Modernity, Culture, Art and Tradition–that exemplify the wide-ranging events making up the festival.
Themed ‘Savour Singapore In Every Bite’, the festival aims to present Singapore’s rich culture and history through diverse, creative gastronomic experiences such as hands-on workshops, cooking demos and theatrical experiences—with an array of sumptuous local food at the centre of it all.
Taking place at various locations across Singapore from 13 to 29 July 2018, you can be part of all that feasting and the exciting programme too — all in the name of honouring and celebrating Singapore’s generations of food heritage and talents.
For a real, authentic taste of Jakarta, locals will tell you not to skip the iconic Nasi Padang. Many of us are no strangers to this steamed rice dish that comes with a variety of accompaniments—including Cassava Leaves, Rendang, Spicy Dendeng Balado, Gulai Otak and Gulai Kaki Sapi.
If you are unfamiliar with the dining scene in Jakarta and not sure where to start, head over to Sari Ratu Nasi Padang—a popular Nasi Padang restaurant that specialises in Minangkabau cuisine.
Offering a mouthwatering range of Indonesian dishes, this is where you can experience unadulterated local cuisine that will make a difference during your stay in Jakarta!
Spice Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road astounds us once again with their value-for-money seafood buffet spreads; this time, look forward to a shellfish buffet dinner that is aptly named Gifts of the Sea.
The Gifts of the Sea buffet features a stellar array of crustacean dishes. From local favourites such as Chili Crab and Salted Egg Yolk Crab to modern takes of seafood items such as the Lobster Bao, this is one seafood buffet to get excited about if you are feeling a little low on budget but still want a fantastic seafood meal.
From now until 31 August 2018 through Thursdays to Sundays, quote ‘ladyironchef’ to enjoy Spice Brasserie’s Gift of The Sea Buffet Dinner at S$108++ for 2 pax (U.P. S$65/ adult, S$32.50/ child). Be greeted by the likes of a mind-boggling myriad of seafood dishes!