Michelin Guide ★: Cheek by Jowl, Singapore


Quirky name aside, my best friends had been raving about the modern Australian cuisine at Cheek by Jowl for the longest time. That’s even before it scored its first Michelin star earlier this year. So Sean and I figured it was high time to see what all the fuss was about. Overall: ★★★★ Price: $$$ […]

Review: Gu Ma Jia (姑妈家) Food Pot, Thye Thong Crescent


When it comes to having zi char in a place that feels like home, you don’t have to look further than Gu Ma Jia, which literally translates into ‘my aunt’s home’. And it couldn’t be more aptly-named! I loved the warm cozy feel of the place, family pictures hanging on the walls, and watching Gu Ma herself bustling in […]

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: The Carvery’s Premium Roast Meats, Park Hotel Alexandra


Not many buffets in Singapore prize quality over quantity. So when we came across this goodie, we knew we had to share. Nestled in Park Hotel Alexandra is one of the more underrated restaurants serving up sizzling premium roasts and quality meat at very affordable prices. The Carvery is set by the poolside on the […]