Disney Princess cake from Bengawan Solo

Disney Charming Princesses, S$45 (1kg)

Matilda has turned four! For her birthday this year, she requested a Disney Princess cake. We looked through Bengawan Solo’s Disney Print Art Characters Cake catalogue, and she picked this “Charming Princesses” design. The interior of the cake is chocolate sponge with Valrhona chocolate crunchies. It’s actually the same flavour as her first year birthday… 

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Mont Blanc from Rive Gauche

Mont Blanc (size 5, S$36.00)

For mom-in-law’s birthday cake, we bought her a Mont Blanc from Rive Gauche. According to Rive Gauche’s cake catalogue, their Mont Blanc is: Traditional vanilla sponge layered with smooth chestnut filling and whipped cream. Finished with chestnut cream and Japanese chestnut.

Tony Roma’s (Orchard Central)

Family Feast platter

It was mom-in-law’s birthday this month. She wanted to eat Western food, so we took her to Tony Roma’s. Come to think of it, we’ve not been back to Tony Roma’s for some years. I’ve always enjoyed their ribs and onion loaf, so I was really looking forward to this meal. The baked potato soup… 

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Weekday dim sum buffet @ Hai Tien Lo, Pan Pacific Singapore

Scallop dumpling

A few weeks ago, a friend brought me to Pan Pacific Singapore to try Hai Tien Lo’s weekday dim sum buffet. It’s priced at S$56++ per adult and requires a minimum of two diners. The full menu can be viewed here. The menu begins with soup. There are four to choose from, and each diner… 

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Quiche Lorraine and Mille Crepe @ Henri Charpentier

Quiche Lorraine, S$16.50++

Henri Charpentier is a Japanese dessert salon that makes exquisite French-style cakes and pastries. It is tucked away in the depths of Dempsey, surrounded by a green forest. The interior is elegant and luxurious, with ceiling-to-floor glass windows looking out to lush greenery. It is truly a wonderful place to relax or have a quiet… 

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Keisuke Gyoza King


Ever since “ramen king” Keisuke Takeda opened his first Singapore restaurant (Ramen Dining Keisuke Tokyo in Parco Millenia, which has since moved to Suntec City) in 2010, his brand has rapidly expanded into a chain of various concepts. I’ve visited Tonkotsu King (Orchid Hotel) and Tori King (100AM). While I enjoyed both visits, I must… 

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HungryGoWhere feature: 10 places to get mille crepe cake


For my latest story on HungryGoWhere, I checked out 10 places in Singapore that serve mille crepe cake. Yes, I ate of a lot of cake to bring you this comprehensive guide! This story was published in July 2015.

HungryGoWhere feature: 7 places to get thick honey toast


Forget waffles, the next big craze is thick honey toast! Read on to find out where you can get some of the best Shibuya honey toast in Singapore, published on HungryGoWhere in May 2015.

HungryGoWhere feature: Old Airport Road Food Centre


Old Airport Road food centre is one of the biggest and most famous hawker centres in Singapore. I wrote this story for HungryGoWhere, and it was published online in June 2015. Click here to read the food guide to Old Airport Road Food Centre.