Archive | December, 2015

Tiffin Room Mashes Flavors of India with Christmas Classics – North Indian Festive Curry Buffet (Dec 1-30)

For those looking for a heavy Christmas feast filled with North Indian cuisine, yet deliver on must-have Christmas classics, the Tiffin Room at Singapore’s historic Raffles Hotel is probably the only place which delivers where it counts. The hotel’s Chef de Cuisine, Kuldeep Negi, has prepared a special menu for this festive season, featuring dishes […]

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Heritage Cuisine by Shermay Lee at Escape Restaurant, One Farrer Hotel & Spa (Now till April 2016)

Buffet – a word with two syllables synonymous with mass production of average food that leave some with heartburn and many more with lighter wallets. Thankfully, a recent visit to Escape Restaurant & Lounge at One Farrer Hotel & Spa is the exception rather than the norm, serving an array of international dishes and familiar […]

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Singapore’s first Hawaiian poké bar, Aloha Poké, Opens at Amoy Street

Rows of colorful, fresh ingredients nestle comfortably in plastic tubs – chunky cubes of ahi tuna, salmon, and seasonal fish and tofu are bathed in three different sauces: original, wasabi mayo, and nutty sesame – displayed in a glass paneled chiller like a salad stop. Welcome to Aloha Poké (pronounced ‘poh-kay’), Singapore’s first Hawaiian poké […]

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Recipe: Original Singapore Sling by Raffles Singapore

Ingredients 30ml Raffles 1915 Gin 15ml Cherry Brandy 120ml Pineapple Juice 15ml Lime Juice 7.5ml Cointreau 7.5ml Dom Benedictine 10ml Grenadine A dash of Angostura Bitters Garnish with a slice of pineapple and cherry Recipe In a cocktail shaker, add all ingredients and use a jigger for accurate measurements – Gin (30ml), Cherry Brandy (15ml), […]

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Raffles Singapore Partners with Sipsmith to Create Bespoke Gin: Raffles 1915 Gin

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Singapore Sling, Raffles Singapore has partnered with craft gin distillery Sipsmith to create a custom gin that evokes the essence of Raffles and the craftsmanship of Sipsmith – Raffles 1915 Gin. Raffles 1915 Gin by Sipsmith Embodying the beliefs and standards true to the Raffles brand, Sipsmith is […]

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Grain Traders Bring on a New Lunch Revolution – Slow Food, Real Fast

From the good folks of Kilo, come Grain Traders – for hearty, nutritious fare without compromise, modeled after their tagline “slow food, real fast”. Grain Traders at Raffles Place Aiming to inspire a lunch movement to encourage people to treat themselves right – if only for an hour a day, Grain Traders has modeled the […]

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In the Kitchen: Chef Masakazu Ishibashi of Sushi Ichi Singapore

Sushi Ichi Singapore, a branch of the award-wining Tokyo-based Ginza Sushi Ichi has recently relocated from its former location at Scotts Square to Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel in Orchard, continuing to build on edomae style sushi with revamps to the menu by Executive Head Chef Masakazu Ishibashi. Sushi Ichi Singapore at Marriott Tang Plaza […]

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Award-winning Tokyo-based Ginza Sushi Ichi Relocates Its Singapore Outlet to Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel at Orchard

Sushi Ichi Singapore, a branch of the award-wining Tokyo-based Ginza Sushi Ichi has recently relocated from its former location at Scotts Square to Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel in Orchard, continuing to build on edomae style sushi with revamps to the menu by Executive Head Chef Masakazu Ishibashi. Sushi Ichi Singapore at Marriott Tang Plaza […]

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What to Eat this Weekend: Singapore Takeout (Dec 4-6)

Happening this weekend, Singapore Takeout is a full-fledged dining event featuring creative interpretations of local dishes (priced between $2 to $15) by a line-up of local culinary Chefs such as Han Liguang of Restaurant Labyrinth and Wayne Liew of Keng Eng Kee Seafood, both of whom represented Singapore recently at San Sebastian Gastronomika and will […]

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New Modern European Restaurant Portico Prime Takes Over The Prime Society at Dempsey Hill

Seven years on, steak specialist The Prime Society bids farewell, shutting its doors at Dempsey Hill. Taking over the space is Portico’s second restaurant, Portico Prime, having gained popularity with its first establishment at Alexandra Road. At two-week-old Portico Prime, it’s all about pleasing the palate with unexpected flavors and textures. The Chef at helm […]

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