Don’t you wish the weekend had the same number of days as the weekdays? Life would be pretty great, no doubt. But, because that’s never going to happen, we’ve got to make the most out of every weekend.
Weekends are when we go wild with indulgences and treat ourselves after a long week of work. If you’re in the mood for some bountiful afternoon tea selections and/or a luxurious lunch buffet, this post will have you covered.
For the upcoming weekends of March, we’ve put together a list of 6 hotel restaurants that are spoiling us silly with insane dining promotions under HSBC’s WOW on Weekend Campaign. With names such as Colony, Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant and Alley on 25, all HSBC Credit Card holders are in for a treat!
While we take all our meals seriously, there is something very enticing about the idea of afternoon teas. A delightful afternoon tea session with your friends makes mundane workdays go by much faster and it gives us something to look forward to on the weekends.
Whether it is a fancy three-tier stand of desserts or an all-you-can-eat afternoon tea buffet, there is no lack of options in Singapore—some feature the most exquisite cake selection and others have the best pastries and sweet treats.
We have made it our mission to suss out the best afternoon teas in Singapore and felt that it is only right to share with you. For the love of scones, waffles and tea, here is our guide to 14 best places in Singapore to visit for afternoon tea. READ ON
Sunday brunches play a more significant role as compared to other ordinary meals—it’s bigger than breakfast, more enticing than lunch but more importantly, it falls on the day when quality time is supposed to be spent with family. There is really nothing not to love about a good Sunday brunch at a fancy buffet restaurant but what if you found out that it comes with unlimited pours of bubbly as well?
Indeed, Champagne brunches have become increasingly popular among families. The very idea of luxuriating over endless servings of gourmet fare and endless amounts of bubbly, wine or beer is truly something you’d imagine only royalty can experience—but oh on the contrary.
Yet another nail-biting week awaits you, so why not take this Sunday off to indulge and relax with your loved ones over some terrific food and wine? Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can sure get you close. Here is our guide to 14 best Champagne brunches in Singapore—you’re welcome!
Once upon a time before we were born, lobsters were considered food for the poor. There was an abundance of these crustaceans then for nobody bothered to eat them. Things took a dramatic turn around the 19th century when whole cooked lobsters started being served on silver platters to the affluent class. Prices soared and the lobster became a prized catch.
Who would have known that such an unwanted seafood could evolve into such a pricey and highly sought-after delicacy? There are many lobster species available in the market and each breed has a different price tag. When cooked fresh, the fresh ones will taste succulent and sweet. Needless to say, the consumption of lobsters today still remains as an expensive affair.
Here is our guide to the Best Lobster Dishes in Singapore. Anytime you have a hankering for the crustacean, you know this list (that you should bookmark now) will come in handy.
Colony at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore is one of the most stunning restaurants in Singapore. And it is one destination that suits every occasion—business luncheons, anniversary dinners, birthday celebrations and family gatherings.
During our previous visit to Colony, we were blown away by the extensive buffet dinner spread which features seven ‘live’ kitchens. Fast forward a few months and we are back at this colonial-themed restaurant for “The Journey”—a five-tier tiffin afternoon tea (S$49++/pax) which is now available from Monday to Saturday, from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.
Lounge your afternoon away in this gorgeous setting and chit-chat over savoury delights served in a five-tier ceramic tiffin and unlimited servings of delectable desserts from The Patisserie, a complimentary flute of champagne and Colony’s custom tea blend.
Colony is where a wonderful afternoon tea journey happens. And for readers of Ladyironchef, enjoy a privileged 15% discount when you quote ‘Ladyironchef15′ upon reservation.
One of our favourite places to head to for buffets in Singapore is Colony. Located on level three of The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, Colony is a well-appointed yet cosy restaurant offering the best of Singapore’s heritage cuisines. A dinner at Colony never disappoints.
We returned this week for Colony’s monthly “Farm To Fork” special, where monthly-exclusive dishes that are sustainable sourced, are brought right to your dining table. This promotion happens from now till June 2016.
In the month of March 2016, the featured sustainably farmed produce is the finest Irish beef by John Stone. This means that you can have free-flow quality beef steaks on top of the regular buffet spread. This is completely a steal!
And that’s not all. Quote “ladyironchef” when you make your reservation to receive a complimentary bottle of house wine for a minimum booking of 4 persons for the “Farm to Fork” promotion at Colony from Sundays to Thursdays between 21 March to 28 April 2016.
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore has unveiled an exciting new dining concept – Colony – that will excite all epicurean foodies alike. Introducing Colony with a gourmet buffet that is set to impress even the most discerning taste buds with its mouthwatering spread of Chinese, Indonesian, Indian, Malaysian, Western and local dishes. .
Now, just when you think Colony is “just another buffet line-up in Singapore”, read on and you will realize that it is like no other. Set to transport you back in time to when Singapore was founded, the culinary journey at Colony will remind you of our heritage
The eight different conservatory kitchens take centre stage at the buffet, giving it a very theatrical effect; diners can watch their food being prepared freshly in front of them and each ‘live’ station showcases one of the many different ethnic cuisines that has shaped Singapore over the past decades.
The laksa with homemade lobster balls are to die for, and we had endless helpings of the crepe suzettes. Behold, the 10 highlights of our experience at Colony.