Teriyaki chicken from Holy Grill

This was Rick’s choice when we were lunching at Old Airport Road Food Centre. He was browsing the stalls when one of the signboards caught his attention: Holy Grill. Holy smokes, what a witty name! Amused, he ordered the teriyaki chicken. Morale of story: Use a catchy and memorable name for your business to stand… 

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Takoyaki from Tsukiji Gindaco

On the same night we had dinner at Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin, I joined the queue for the much-hyped takoyaki from Tsukiji Gindaco at ION Orchard’s B4 food hall. Verdict: Miles better than Takopachi over at Takashimaya! There’s a nice-sized chunk of octopus in each ball, and the beni shoga (red pickled ginger), tenkasu (crunchy flour… 

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Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin

Rick and I finally checked out ION Orchard last week, nearly two months after its soft opening. Yeah, we intentionally went on a weeknight to avoid jostling with the crazy weekend crowds. What to do? Old already, no energy to out-squeeze the youngsters… So many exciting new F&B players, but only one tummy. Ginza Bairin… 

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Bliss Haven Muffin

“Mmm…what have you got in the box? Smells so yummy!” exclaimed the taxi driver, moments after after I got into his vehicle. “Eh, muffins!” I laughed sheepishly. “Are they good?” he asked. “Dunno,” I replied. “It’s my first time buying them. They smelled really delicious, and I saw lots of people buying, so I’m bringing… 

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