Michelin Guide ★: Olympe, Rio de Janeiro


It was such a pleasure meeting the team behind one of the World’s 100 Best restaurants, and one of Latin America’s 50 Best! Chef  Thomas Troisgros takes over from his dad Claude, and their work is a culmination of 38 years of research on the best of local produce. We really enjoyed trying ingredients like […]

Jamón Ibérico and Sherry Tasting


On a random Thursday night, Sean and I decided to begin our education on Jamón Ibérico and Sherry. Pim Pam, which we’d both loved the last time we visited, was holding an Iberico Ham Fiesta and was featuring a live carving station of Joselito’s Vintage Iberico Ham 2009. Basically, a unique 9-year-old hulk of delicious […]

Review: Xin Cuisine Dim Sum, Holiday Inn Atrium


Xin Cuisine has always been a family favourite when it comes to both dependable dim sum and decent dinners. And on mom’s birthday this year, we decided to celebrate here with a hearty, delicious brunch. Let’s start with the obvious mouthwatering slices of decadence that is the Barbecued Suckling Pig with Foie Gras, Yam & Japanese Cucumber (see […]

Review: Mrs Pho, Beach Road


There’s nothing quite like a piping hot bowl of comforting pho on a rainy day to warm the cockles of your heart. Especially when said cockles are tossed in fragrant chilli oil and golden, melt-in-your-mouth chunks of luscious lard. Say hello to the Cockles Stir-fried with Garlic ($7.50). Yes, I know it’s a pho place but I’ve gotta […]