South Korea is a haven for all things delicious. And when you think of Seoul, other than shopping, food will immediately pop into your mind! From bubbling pots of army stew to the ever-changing street food stalls and the well-loved bibimbap, Seoul has it all covered.
Other than the savoury, spicy dishes that Seoul is well-known for, the city is also bursting with hidden dessert spots waiting to be uncovered! Here’s a list of some must-try sweet treats when you’re in the land of BTS and Blackpink. Damn, life’s good when you have a sweet tooth!
If you’re in the mood for some Italian food but you are stumped on where you can get some authentic plates of pasta and pizzas, we recommend that you check out iO Italian Osteria at HillV2.
Helmed by the owner and Head Chef of the acclaimed Etna Italian Restaurant, iO Italian Osteria dishes out scrumptious Italian fare that will make you feel like you’re in Italy. The prices here are kept relatively reasonable, making it an ideal place for a special occasion or if you’re just feeling some hearty Italian nosh.
If you were to think of three things that encapsulate Christmas, it would most probably be family, presents and of course, the most amazing festive food! Christmas is the last holiday of the year, so it’s the perfect time to let loose and indulge one last time before the year ends!
This holiday season, JW Marriott Singapore South Beach’s very own Beach Road Kitchen has prepared a wonderful festive buffet filled with traditional festive flair. This year-end affair has Beach Road Kitchen chefs sparing no effort to tickle your tastebuds with a luxurious spread of quintessential festive roasts, seafood and mouth-watering desserts.
Expect freshly-carved Slow Roasted Turkey with a Signature Gravy and Cranberry Sauce and a sumptuous Honey Glazed Gammon Bone-In Ham as their festive highlights. Luxuriate in Beach Road Kitchen’s temperature-controlled seafood haven where you can find Chilled Poached Prawns and freshly-shucked Oysters. You can also watch skilled chefs cook your food à la minute at several live stations.
With this festive buffet, you’re in for a jolly good time with friends and family. To make your gift of bountiful food and precious time this season even more meaningful, quote ‘ladyironchef’ for 50% off 2nd diner when you make a reservation at Beach Road Kitchen.
All fans of Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market, listen up. This is the news you’ve been waiting for: the famous weekend market from will be in Singapore in 2020!
This is great news because if flying to Bangkok is not possible in the near future for you due to work or family commitments, you can still enjoy it on our sunny island for a limited period of time.
Chatuchak Weekend Market Singapore will happen from 04 Feb to 03 May 2020. 3 whole months of good food and shopping awaits!
Having the opportunity to study abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for most. It gives you a reason to explore the world and many take the opportunity to travel as much as they can because it’s not every day you get to live in another country for an extended period of time.
However as students, we really have to watch our spending. Travelling on a budget doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy ourselves, though! Here are 8 budget travel tips for you and once you’ve mastered these tips, you too can be a globetrotter. READ ON
Ever felt left out when your group of friends decide to pick the latest and hippest ice-cream café as their new favourite hangout spot? Whether you are watching your diet, or are lactose-intolerant, the temptation can be unbearable when you see your friends happily savouring their mounds of colourful ice-creams.
With many Singaporeans actively swapping their diets and lifestyles to a healthier one, it can be difficult to justify pampering yourself with a scoop. Thankfully, not all ice-creams are made equal: whether you are looking for a lower calorie option, or need to adhere to dietary restrictions, there is no longer a need to abstain from ice-creams this festive season.
To all my fellow sufferers out there, here are 8 cafés where you too can spoil yourself with healthier vegan ice-cream options this festive season!
When it comes to croissants, French buttery flaky rolls full of crisp goodness springs to mind. Yet, not many bakeries in Singapore do them right — they often end up missing the mark, resulting in overly-soggy and tasteless croissants.
Recently, we have found one hole-in-the-wall bakery near to Bugis that churns out one of the best croissants! Introducing Mother Dough — each labor-intensive pastry sold in their quaint little shop is freshly baked to perfection and well-crafted, ensuring fluffiness and depth of flavours. Not to mention, they are Halal-certified too!
It is nearly the most wonderful time of the year again! With the holiday season quickly approaching, many of us are currently in the midst of shortlisting candidates to hold our celebratory feasts at. Festive buffets are a dime in a dozen, and the decision process of picking the perfect place can be a tedious one. For those who are still ambivalent, let us help you: why not usher in the year-end festivities with a merry feast at Ginger for an enthralling mix of local and international fare?
What sets Ginger apart is more than the meticulous care shown in the food served. Comfortable in plating up dishes that require a variety of cooking techniques, the buffet line features a wide assortment of local and international favourites, each prepared using only the finest ingredients. Better yet, this year’s feast features a ‘no pork, no lard’ menu for a more inclusive celebratory experience. With a team of passionate and skilful chefs at its helm, diners can expect nothing short of excellence when it comes to the quality of food.
This holiday season, you can enjoy a five-hour-long brunch from 12pm to 5pm on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, during which you can bask in the holiday cheer as you enjoy the following extensive buffet spread: a variety of seafood on ice, an assortment of cheeses, carvings, fresh grills, a live noodle station, and an absurd amount of succulent crabs. Whether you are looking to pamper yourself or share these enticing treats with your friends and family, Ginger’s specially designed Festive Buffet is a flavour experience not to be missed!
Quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your reservation to enjoy 20% OFF Ginger’s festive buffet from 9 – 30 Dec 2019 (excluding 24 & 25 Dec 2019) as well as 10% OFF on 24, 25, 31 Dec 2019 and 1 Jan 2020.