Chop Chop @ Shanghai (Closed)

Paul Pairet’s restaurant for UNÏCO Shanghai, The Chop Chop Club, is a carvery that twists the format of a restaurant to make it feasible that everyone, even us peasants not accustomed to ordering expensive large-format meats like turbot and côte de boeuf, can have a slice.

Restaurant André (Closed)

Restaurant André is one of the hottest table in the gastronomy scene in Singapore. Since helming Jaan to much acclaimed, André Chiang has made a name for innovative, bold and simplicity to the core cuisine that came from his mixed background.

Shinji by Kanesaka @ Raffles (Closed)

Shinji Kanesaka honed his skills in the battleground of battlegrounds for Sushi restaurant – Ginza. In Ginza, you have the legendary Jiro and others that blazed the trails of sushi extraordinaire. Shinji came from the pedigree and graduated with flying colours and was awarded a precious Michelin star in his flagship store of his namesake…

Teppanyaki Kigetsu 季月铁板烧 @ Taipei (Closed)

Taiwan was once a Japanese colony. They left a lot of influence in its culinary traditions. One was teppanyaki, and in Taipei you can get really high quality teppanyaki at a fraction of the price of Tokyo. Kigetsu 季月 was one of the new kid on the block.

Olive Tree @ InterContinental Bugis (Closed)

Olive Tree in InterContinental Hotel at Bugis Junction used to boast of a good Mediterranean buffet. Perhaps it’s the festive season, the selection for this buffet was disappointing. But at $60 per person, this would be one of the most economical around this season. Still, not recommended until they changed their selection.

Greenhouse @ Ritz Carlton (Closed)

One of the better buffet in town that featured all you can eat Boston Lobster (my record was six, but that was a long time ago, this time I only managed one). But could be pricey – nevertheless a worthwhile indulgence once in a blue moon (or after that calories burning workout).

Omakase Lunch @ E Pachi

Value for mine Omakase lunch from E Pachi. Just enough for lunch without causing any drowsy feeling in the afternoon.

E Pachi 一八 (Closed)

Omakase was one of my favourite way to savour Japanese cuisine. Your culinary fate for the evening is left to the chef – his whims and fancies, or more likely, whatever is left is the freezer. My favourite Omakase chef, Chef Watanabe,  returns with a new restaurant in Boat Quay called E Pachi – a…

Joël Robuchon @ RWS (Closed)

Invasion of the Michelin-starred Chefs! Joël Robuchon is one of most starred Michelin Chef, and when his fine dining restaurant is accorded with the usual 3 Stars, it is a visit that you must detour to get to. Having dined at his restaurant in Paris, we decided to see how much it defers from the…