Monthly Archives: June 2015
They had an early showing of Terminator in Singapore. I managed to get an IMAX 3D showing at Shaw. I popped into Ion and saw Nara. The blue rice caught my eye and I decided to give a try. The … Continue reading
I got a nice gift from TWG. The packaging is quite nice and the interesting tea mixes make for nice gifts.
After preparing for the trip to US, I met with friends for dinner at Man Ho. We tried to mix it up with some different choices this time. The winter melon was very nice.
Got a shot outside the plane as we took off from Singapore.
On my last meal in Singapore, we got over to newly opened Bread Street Kitchen. Everything was excellent. But the dessert was over the top.
We took a break and had some team snacks today. Banana chocolate cake from Awfully Chocolate is a safe bet. 4 fingers crispy chicken seems to be a big thing in Singapore. I can confirm they are crispy and tasty. … Continue reading
We tried a new place today, Hinoki. The service was a bit slow. The california rolls were nice.
This place has a grill theme. It seems to be known for grilling things nicely with a Josper grill. Seems good to me.
Mr Bean is a popular franchise in Singapore and I am a fan of their soya bean curd. I tried their hazel but pancake stuffed with chocolate. Its a good thing they don’t have this stuff in Shanghai. I would … Continue reading
We had a nice lunch at Jin Fine Dining. The chef, Thomas Kok, is something of a celebrity for Japanese food in Singapore. He came out to chat with us a bit.
We grabbed dinner at Din Tai Fung and I made sure to order chili crab buns which are only available in Singapore. They were very nice. The place was a bit noisy, but food and service were the usual good … Continue reading
Motorino gets some good marks on the pizza. Although the pizza is a bit heavier than my ideal taste, I thought the pizza and service were decent.
It may not be the healthy choice, but I can’t pass up a good congee with fried dough stick.
I would not mind having my own fountain of wealth.
I met up with a vendor who suggested Zafferano. The restaurant has some nice views and the tasting menu is quite nice.
We had a team lunch at Roadhouse. I was a bit disappointed by the ribs being out of stock. The falafel burger looked nice to me. I should have given it a try. The terminator challenge looked pretty crazy.
Back for breakfast at Dean and Deluca, I was not happy with improper interpretation of over easy eggs. At least the bacon was crispy.
We had dinner at Torikin at Crown Centre. This place is supposed to be famous for its authentic Mizutaki. In addition to getting the Mizutaki, I got an order of my favorite, oyakodon. I was pretty stuffed after a day … Continue reading
After cleaning up from my flight to Singapore, I met up with friends for a lunch at Saint Pierre. The Sentosa Cove area is a very nice area with views of the shoreline. The ribs were tasty and service was … Continue reading
A view of the pool at Conrad before I do my quick workout.
I am not sure what is weak electricity
Velluto is an Italian restaurant next to the Peace Hotel. I had a light lunch before hitting the gym.
We did the Friday dim sum special at Hakkasan. The contemporary setting is emphasized with the vivid blue of the decor and staff clothing. The setting and food were excellent. The set is a relatively good deal.
Tock’s is a Canadian deli that features its own smoked meat. The menu is fairly simple, but the meat is great. I have been told the poutine is good, but I didn’t get a chance to try it.
We took advantage of the Man Ho 50% discount. The jellyfish and chicken were very tasty.
The lunch at Vale was simple but nice. They seemed to change their policy on water and wanted to charge 80 rmb for water. But they charge only 40 rmb for tea. We might as well get the tea.
I had a quick lunch at Baker & Spice. The cold tomato soup is very good.
The Rockbund Art Museum displays a changing set of exhibitions through out the year. The ares around the museum is a work in progress, but it is worth a quick visit.
8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana specializes in northern Italian cuisine. The food is excellent and the roof terrace has good views for the northern Bund area.
I went down for a light dinner at Haiku. The salmon skin salad was nice.
We had a pleasant lunch at Yi Long Court. Everything was tasty and the service was excellent.
My office had a children’s auction today to sell art created by the kids of office staff. Eliza was looking forward to coming down to the office today but she came down with a fever. I took some pictures and … Continue reading
Pho Yummy is a bit of a fast food place. The Pho is ok but nothing compare to the Pho we got in Vietnam.
We had some tasty spring rolls and prawn salad at Element Fresh.
We were in the mood for some veggie at Pure and Whole today. I decided to revisit the dips again. Everything was tasty.
I just watched Hannibal Season 3 opener. In addition to the crazy imagery, the food shots are amazing until you realize where the food came from. The bit with Hannibal feeding his victim is insane.
We had a nice tea break at Cha Mi+ The tea is pretty nice quality
We had a team lunch at City Garden which opened recently in a high tech park in Pudong. The cuisine covers the popular dishes from Singapore.
This past week was nice for weather and air quality. We took a Saturday morning out to enjoy the weather.
We had to grab a quick lunch before doing some charity work. Pure and Whole did the trick. I had pumpkin and wild rice which was quite tasty.