Review: Cheng’s 27, Tiong Bahru — Hainanese Delicacies


Serving up home cooked Hainanese favourites in a small eatery at Tiong Bahru is Cheng’s 27, formerly known as Cheng’s Delicacies. The first thing you’ll notice is the place is run completely by the Cheng family. Mum does most of the cooking while dad and their sons run the place, making recent tweaks in name […]

Review: Violet Herbs, Tras Street — European Fine Dining Made Affordable


Violet Herbs is definitely a place I feel duty-bound to share about because the food is honest, delicious and technically  well-executed. The couple behind the restaurant helmed by Chef Edward Hoe and his wife, Danni  are a hardworking, down-to-earth pair who are very sincere about getting feedback from customers. Overall: ★★★★☆ Price: $$$ Honestly, I wasn’t […]

Review: Fyr Cycene Ond Drinc Brunch, Boon Tat St


First things first. “What’s up with the name no one can pronounce?”, you ask. I asked the same thing, and here’s what it is. FYR CYCENE OND DRINC is gaelic for Fire Kitchen and Drink and as its name suggests is going for a throwback to the days of yore with walls filled with scratchy […]

Review: Brewerkz Singapore, Riverside Point Clarke Quay


Brewerkz is Singapore’s first microbrewery restaurant. And while I’ve been here a few times over the years for drinks with friends, we tried the food there for the first time a couple of months ago. Overall: ★★★☆☆ Price: $$ – $$$ Since it’s most well-liked for its beers, let’s start with the brilliant concept of the […]