Yung Kee @ HK

Established in 1942, Yung Kee is an integral part of Hong Kong’s heritage and culinary landscape and has become an illustrious dining destination for residents and tourists alike. Situated in the heart of Hong Kong Island’s Central District, the iconic Yung Kee Building offers casual and formal dining, serving preserved family recipes for charcoal-grilled barbecue…

Hakkasan @ Shanghai

Hakkasan opened in London and very soon got their first Michelin star. Shanghai followed suit and they got their star as well.

JAAN @ Swissotel Stamford

JAAN was previously helmed by Andre Chiang who has moved on and started his own restaurant André. Taking over was a Brit Julien Royer that brought his own concepts of seasonal cuisine to the restaurant.


Sam Leong started his career with the Tung Lok group and my wedding dinner was actually planned by him. He proceeded to become a master on his own rights with his strong Cantonese cuisine background and coupled with Chef Mike Tan and his French cooking techniques, started this fusion cuisine. A fantastic combination of the…


OSIA ran a special set lunch that was value for money. You get a 2-course (appetiser and Main) for $35++ or 3-course (plus dessert) for $45++

Corner House @ Botanical Gardens

Corner House is a black-and-white bungalow in the Botanical Gardens that used to be the residence of the Director of the Royal Botanical Gardens of Singapore, EH Corner.

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon @ Taipei

Joël Robuchon is the most Michelin starred chef in history. His flagship Joël Robuchon are the mostly 3-starred, and the L’Ateliers are mostly 2-starred. Taipei does not have its own Michelin list, but if it did, this L’Atelier would have got its well-deserved 2-stars.

Crystal Jade Golden Palace @ Paragon

One of only three places in Singapore that served good Peking ducks – Min Jiang at Rochester Park, Prima Revolving Restaurant and now the latest Crystal Jade Golden Palace.

Restaurant Laurent Paris

Restaurant Laurent is a Michelin-starred restaurant that featured an extensive wine list – because the current owner was a sommelier by origin. The owner Philippe Bourguignon  was once named France’s Best Sommelier. Enough of the owner, it’s the chef Alain Pégouoret that I came to try.

CUT by Wolfgang Puck @ MBS

The Michelin Chef series continues with CUT by Wolfgang Puck. Herr Puck is the celebrity chef of the Hollywood stars, having catered for post-Oscar receptions and dinners for as long as we can remember. With CUT, he brought to Singapore his take on the quintessential New York Steakhouse experience.