Reviews

Lim’s Fried Oyster @ Berseh Food Centre – Deliciously Sinful Fried Oysters

Sunday, 5 July 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: * Must Try *, Hawker

I never knew about Lim’s Fried Oyster until recently, when the foodies met for supper at Jalan Besar Food Centre. Hidden in a corner at the ground floor of the food centre, they have been around for about 4 decades. Lim’s father used to open a roadside stall in Jalan Berseh. When the food centre was built, they moved in and it is now managed by the second-generation Lim. Here, …

Samsara Gourmet – Homely Cantonese Cuisine at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

Monday, 29 June 2015 1 Comment Posted in: # Chinese

Writing this blog has taken me all over Singapore, but not to a hospital – until recently. You must be wondering, “why does Miss Tam Chiak travel all the way to a hospital to have dinner?” Well, a reader Kimberly dropped me a mail to recommend me trying Samsara Gourmet, a Chinese restaurant in a hospital. I was surprised to know that there is even a restaurant in the hospital, …

Singapore Restaurant Month – 50 Restaurants, 50 Dishes, Support Local Produce!

Friday, 26 June 2015 Leave a comment

Everyone knows homegrown tastes better. I am always a supporter of local produce. Even though we are a small city state and imports more than 90% of your food, do you know that we actually have about 200 food farms in Singapore, of which 3 are hen layer farms, about 50 are leafy vegetable farms and about 130 are fish farms. Restaurant Association of Singapore (RAS) is launching the Singapore …

Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay – British European Fare in Marina Bay Sands

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 5 Comments

Gordon Ramsay is one of the the biggest name in the food industry. With many michelin-starred restaurants under his belt, as well as a number of well known TV programs such as Hell’s Kitchen and Masterchef USA, he seems to be everywhere. Finally, this celebrity chef has opened up an outlet of his well known London restaurant, Bread Street Kitchen in Singapore. The local version is modelled on the London …

Singapore Heritage Afternoon Tea at The Clifford Pier

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 Leave a comment

I had an enjoyable afternoon tea at Clifford Pier last weekend with Elisah, an interior design blogger from Amsterdam. Offering distinctively local afternoon tea menu, the set offers a mix of sandwiches, savoury items, assorted pastries, cakes and scones that may be topped up. Each afternoon tea set comes with traditional local coffee (Kopi), tea (Teh Tarik), or rose syrup milk drink, Bandung, constituting a perfect accompaniment to an idyllic …