Category Archives: Western

Shake Shack, Tokyo

Shake Shack opened its first Singapore outlet in Jewel Changi on 17th April that saw snaking queues with wait of more than 2 hours for their burgers… The queue was still going strong at 9.30pm when we passed by the … Continue reading

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Bentley Restaurant & Bar, Sydney

My 2nd experience dining at a two-hatted restaurant on this trip would be to Bentley Restaurant & Bar. For many uninitiated, the first question that pops up was “Is this place related to the famed car manufacturer?” But its not. … Continue reading

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Wellington Sea Market, Wellington

My quest to taste Bluff Oyster led me to visit Wellington Sea Market after missing the chance to try them in Auckland. According to my research, they are in season from March till about August and are a prized delicacy. They … Continue reading

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Surf and Sand Takeaways, Tairua

Blessed with a clear sunny day, we started our road trip around North Island by first visiting Hot Water Beach in Coromandel. After that we stopped by a fish and chips store – Surf and Sand Takeaways in Tairua. Although … Continue reading

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VENUE By Sebastian

Sebastian Ng was the former Chef-Partner of Restaurant Ember from 2002-2014.  After a break he is back with VENUE By Sebastian in the Downtown Gallery. The restaurant is a casual dining place that adopts a tapas sharing concept. They advised … Continue reading

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Ham Holy Burger, Milan

Ham Holy Burger is a gourmet burger chain in Italy, but unlike the other fast-food chains, they positioned themselves as a trendy gourmet burger eatery. They took pride in using the finest breed of cattle in Italy for the patties and appealed to … Continue reading

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Eggs n’ Things, Singapore

Eggs ‘n Things sounded very familiar to me when I spotted them in Plaza Singapura. It dawned on me that I came across this shop while I was searching for brunch places in Japan. It is a restaurant chain famous for … Continue reading

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INODA Coffee (Honten), Kyoto

Located a stone’s throw away from our hotel is a local breakfast institution – INODA Coffee. On a chilly morning we made our way there for a hearty meal and some good coffee. The queue was acceptable and we got … Continue reading

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Kichi Kichi Omurice, Kyoto

My visit to Kichi Kichi Omurice was pretty accidental. I usually try to plan my meals such that I get to eat a variety of food on a trip. For this one, I had in mind a few must-eat places … Continue reading

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The Coffee Academics, Singapore

I’ve always wanted to visit The Coffee Academics at Orchard Road but didn’t have the chance to since I’ve dreaded going out on weekends – the only time whereby I could possibly visit the cafe to try their coffee. However … Continue reading

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