Penang Place

Hubby the fanboy wanted to check out Paradigm Infinitum‘s new branch at Fusionopolis, that’s how we ended up here one Saturday. Having moved from International Business Park, the ever popular Penang Place buffet restaurant is still packing the crowds in. Despite its cavernous interior, the restaurant was full house when we came here for Saturday… 

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Weekend high tea buffet @ The Dining Room, Sheraton Towers

Sashimi (foreground) & canapes (background)

For the month of May, Citibank Gourmet Pleasures is offering S$10 culinary treats for buffet spreads, subject to conditions set by individual partners. Since we were already planning to take mom-in-law out for high tea, we thought we’d take advantage of this promotion. I flipped through the brochure and saw that The Dining Room at… 

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Peranakan Gastronomy Buffet @ Ellenborough Market Cafe, Swissotel Merchant Court

For just two weeks this month (2 to 18 April 2010), Ellenbororough Market Cafe (EMC) at Swissotel Merchant Court is serving a special Peranakan buffet. Following the success of last year’s Longest Peranakan Buffet at Singapore Food Festival, EMC has put together An Authentic Peranakan Gastronomy Buffet. As I didn’t get to try it out… 

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Concorde Hotel – Preview of Lunar New Year 2010 Reunion Dinner Buffet

I was invited by Concorde Hotel, Singapore, to preview their Lunar New Year reunion dinner buffet offerings. This was my first lo-hei (which is 捞起 in Cantonese) of the year, and I must say I really liked it. This Peranakan-style yu sheng is a new dish created by Baba Jolly. If you remember, I blogged… 

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Penang Hawkers’ Fare buffet @ York Hotel

One weekday, Camemberu and I played tai-tais for an afternoon. We went for buffet lunch at a hotel, then shopping at ION Orchard – the newest upscale mall in town! Sounds luxurious? The reality: Buffet was hawker fare, and the shopping was just wistful browsing. “Ooh, look! So gorgeous! Wah, so ex!” We are, after… 

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Peranakan lunch buffet @ Spices Cafe, Concorde Hotel

Since the airing of The Little Nyonya, there’s been a revival of all things Peranakan, particularly food. Even this year’s Singapore Food Festival’s (July 17 – 26) focus is on Peranakan cuisine. In support of the Singapore Food Festival 2009, Spices Cafe at Concorde Hotel is spotlighting Peranakan dishes for its weekday lunch buffet in… 

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Crab buffet dinner @ Ellenborough Market Cafe, Swissotel Merchant Court

It’s time to go crab crazy! For just two weeks (25 June to 12 July 2009), Ellenborough Market Cafe is bringing back their highly successful crab buffet, first introduced last year. Both media and food bloggers were invited for food tasting sessions prior to the launch. Besides being a preview, it was also a feedback… 

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Buffet dinner @ Cafebiz, Traders Hotel

My birthday (May 10) this year happened to fall on Mother’s Day (Sunday). To avoid clashing with the hordes, hubby treated me to an advance celebratory buffet dinner on Friday evening at Cafebiz, Traders Hotel. Either there were other families who were celebrating Mother’s Day in advance, or the buffet at Cafebiz is popular, cos… 

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