Travel: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


When people think of Rio, a fiesta comes to mind. A riot of colour, upbeat music and a people that truly know how to celebrate life. But there’s also much to be said about the natural beauty of the city along with the truly mouthwatering local fare. Before we whet your appetite, here’s a look […]

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 […]

Michelin Guide ★: Alma, Singapore


Alma, which means ‘soul’ in Spanish is quite aptly-named. We enjoyed not just the dishes presented to us that night, but also the warm hospitality and attentive service. Many of the creations were very original, and a breath of fresh air. And for a special occasion, the widely-spaced tables and quiet ambience is just perfect […]

Michelin Guide ★: Labyrinth, Singapore


It’s not often a fine dining establishment inspired by local Singaporean dishes gets awarded a Michelin star. And boy, was this a meal packed with surprises. First of all, chef-owner of Labyrinth Han Li Guang is not culinary-trained. He never went to fancy cooking schools, or did an apprenticeship overseas under any of the masters. […]