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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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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Artisan Boulangerie Co.

The display counter

After lunch at Real Food, we went over next door to the newly opened Artisan Boulangerie Co. for dessert and coffee. Headed by award-winning baker Eran Mayer who sold his successful bakery business in Paris to relocate to Singapore with his family, Artisan Boulangerie Co. (ABC for short) is the latest addition to our growing… 

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Real Food (Killiney)

Dumpling Noodles Dry, S$8.80

This was a quick lunch with a friend who works in Killiney Road. One of Real Food’s bestselling dishes, this dumpling noodle dish is her favorite item at this sprawling organic meat-free cafe cum lifestyle grocery store. I too, became an instant fan. It’s so delicious you almost forget it’s a meat-free dish! Chopped vegetables… 

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Weekend brunch @ Da Paolo PizzaBar

Berry Merry

Hubby and I were invited to Da Paolo PizzaBar to try out their new brunch menu. Nestled in the leafy neighborhood of Jalan Merah Saga away from the bustle of Holland Village, Da Paolo PizzaBar is a pleasant laidback venue to kickstart the weekend. We ordered two salads and two breakfast mains. Both of us… 

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The Halia at Raffles Hotel

Cured Hamashi Kingfish

Since opening in November 2012, The Halia at Raffles Hotel has won critics over with their menu of contemporary European cuisine with Asian influences. Instead of the usual “appetizers” and “main courses”, Halia’s dishes are categorized as “small plates” and “big plates”, to encourage “communal and free-form dining”. I’m usually wary of fusion (confusion?) food… 

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Media preview: Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora @ Resorts World Sentosa

Sky-high dining with a view is so 2012! Immerse yourself in the latest culinary sensation — enjoy spectacular views of the world’s largest oceanarium in the world while feasting on exquisite cuisine created with sustainably sourced seafood. Located inside the S.E.A. Aquarium at Marine Life Park, Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora is the newest celebrity… 

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