Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Best of Christmas 2020 - The Best Log Cake, The Best Turkey, The Best Ham (You Get The Drift) For Takeaway & Delivery

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Everyone's favourite holiday is coming right up! 2020 hasn't been the best year for most of us but there's still a happy jolly season to look forward to, right? We definitely deserve a pat, or many pats, on the back for getting through an unprecedented year. So let's pamper ourselves, and round off 2020 on a high with luxurious celebrations studded with glorious meats, decadent cakes, and elaborate cocktails, shall we? 
 

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Days Hotel by Wyndham Seoul Myeongdong - Comfortable & Reasonably-Priced Hotel in Myeongdong

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As we all know, most tourists choose to stay in Myeongdong when visiting Seoul as it's conveniently located and it has all the beauty and fashion stores that tourists love to shop at. Therefore, it's no surprise that there are many hotels in Myeongdong, and we are often spoilt for choice. Prices can be quite exorbitant, especially during peak seasons, as expected. My family of 4 visited Seoul in May and chose Days Hotel as it was reasonably priced and is situated just by the main road, so we could always catch a cab easily. We got 2 twin rooms, and were quite satisfied with what we got.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

17 Cafes in the Far West of Singapore that You've Never Heard Of

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We checked out 17 cafes in the west of Singapore. And we mean the extreme west, like Pioneer to Dover so cafes in Holland Village and Bukit Timah are not covered in this listicle. The independent cafes featured are not part of any chains and are not located in shopping malls. If you're planning a cafe-hopping trip to the west side, our little list might be of help!

Thursday, November 19, 2020

8 Best Sushi Omakase Restaurants in Singapore (From $68 - $250/pax)

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Japanese omakase has exploded in popularity over the years. Whether its for Kaiseki, Kappo, or sushi omakase, Singaporeans are flocking to Japanese omakase restaurants more than ever before. One of the earliest omakase restaurants to have made its mark must have been Teppei. They still offer their very affordable and popular omakase which will fill you up to the brim. I remember the days where online booking wasn't such a big thing and people had to call for hours once phone reservations were opened to only be disappointed as they were already fully booked for months. 
 
Singaporeans love cheap and good stuff, but a good omakase more often than not comes with a hefty price tag. Big names such as Shinji, Shoukouwa, Oshino, and Sushi Kou offer $350 - $500 omakase and they're often fully booked and the wait for a spot to dine there might take months. If you're looking for great omakase options that are more wallet-friendly or a mid-range omakase treat for a special occasion, here are 8 restaurants you should consider!
 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

SE7ENTH - Refreshed A La Carte Menu With New Creations Such As Wagyu Katsu Sando!

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SE7ENTH at Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore has just refreshed their menu with new additions! Having stayed at the luxurious property for three months, and ordered room service multiple times, I know that the head chef at SE7ENTH whips up pretty delicious dishes. Hence, I was excited to see what he has come up with. 

Monday, November 16, 2020

5-Ingredient Recipe - Fluffy, Soft & Custardy Tamagoyaki French Toast

Super fluffy, super soft, super custardy Japanese-style French toast made with just 5 ingredients??? Yes, you heard that right. It's super delicious, by the way.

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Best Restaurants in Melbourne 2020

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Melbourne is the cultural capital of Australia, and it has also been voted the most liveable city for many years running. With charming laneways studded with quaint outfits, a rich coffee culture, and a captivating food scene, Melbourne has something new or hidden every corner you turn. Having stayed here for more than 8 months, I've come to love this city more than my very own country. Dining out is definitely an expensive affair in Australia, so make sure you're spending your money at places that are worth it! 
 
Here's a list of my favourite restaurants, which are also, obviously, the best in my book.
 

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Menbaka - Kyoto's Famous Fire Ramen Opens First Overseas Outlet at Cineleisure on 24 Nov!

   
Have you tried the world's first fire ramen? I did, a few years ago, at Menbakaichidai めん馬鹿一代, in Kyoto, and it was definitely one of the most unique, fun, and engaging dining experiences I've ever had!

Now, Menbaka is opening their first overseas outlet in Singapore on 24 November, at Cineleisure!

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

(RELOCATED)Hashida Sushi Singapore - An Unforgettable Omakase Experience

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My omakase experiences have gotten, progressively, more expensive. While I was deliberating on where I should bring my best friend for a celebratory omakase meal, I consulted Rubbish Eat Rubbish Grow on his thoughts on the biggest names in the Japanese cuisine scene in Singapore. Here were my options : Shinji, Shoukouwa, Hashida, Tatsuya, Jiro. Nat very patiently went through every option with me, and it was a no-brainer. Hashida, it was. I made a reservation online for lunch on a weekday and made my way to Mandarin Gallery with a racing heart.

Hashida Sushi was first opened in Tokyo, in 1966, by Master Sushi Chef Tokio Hashida. His son, Kenjiro Hashida, is at the helm of Hashida Sushi Singapore.

Friday, November 6, 2020

Restaurant Gaig - Delicious & Reasonably-Priced Catalan Cuisine in Singapore

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Restaurant Gaig is not widely reviewed, and it certainly is a secret that's been very well kept. And I can totally understand why. Loyal fans will want to keep this place a secret, for sure. I am actually even hesitating, as I'm drafting this. Do I really want to hare about this hidden gem? Well, I guess, it's only right of me to share good things right?

Monday, November 2, 2020

Beyond Coffee - Forget BBT, Get These Unique Beverages in VivoCity!

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Beyond Coffee is set up by a team of Singaporeans who wanted to bring something new and fresh to the beverage scene. Located in VivoCity, Beyond Coffee might not be the easiest place to locate but the walk here might just prove worth it if you're up for some refreshing beverages.