Review: Ciao@ 8 Haji Lane Singapore


    I was invited to try out the hearty Italian food at Ciao@, the newest addition to Haji Lane’s food offerings. This Italian bar-cum-restaurant is a great place for friends and family. With the amazing hospitality and sincerity of owner Chef Domenico, I felt like I was entering his Italian home as a beloved guest. […]

Review: House-Cured Meats and Charcuterie at Salted and Hung, Singapore


  Salted and Hung showcases a menu revolving around a luscious array of cuts that are derived from all parts of an animal. And i mean all. Elements of smoking, curing and pickling is used in a surprising array of dishes including a rum-cured Pork Belly, Salt & Pepper Tripe, and even the selection of […]

Michelin Guide ★: Tokyo-Italian Creations at Terra by Seita, Singapore


(EDIT: 23rd Dec 2016 Terra has been awarded one Michelin star just barely a year after its opening.) This week, I was invited to the soft launch of Terra on 54 Tras Street by Chef Seita Nakamura, who’d come up with a Tokyo-Italianmenu to tantalise the tastebuds. Japanese and Italian food are two of my favourite […]

Review: Going Italian in Style at Osteria Art Singapore


Attracting quite a crowd in the CBD even on the weekends is the all-new fine Italian osteria & bar by Beppe De Vito (the restaurateur behind Il Lido and &Sons). Osteria Art boasts a stylish, modern interior with quality service and decent Italian nosh. Overall: ★★★★☆  Price: $$$ We kicked things off with a couple of […]