The Laksa War

Katong laksa is a generic term given to a type of coconut curry-based laksa that originated from a store along East Coast Road. There were many variations of the Katong laksa, and tracing the origins has become quite complicated.

db Bistro Moderne @ MBS

db bistro moderne—home of the famed “db Burger” that launched the gourmet burger craze—is at the midtown crossroads of fashion and theater. Reminiscent of a contemporary bistro in France, this award-winning restaurant reflects Chef Daniel Boulud’s intrinsic love for soulful seafood dishes steeped in French tradition.

Jaleo by Jose Andres @ Las Vegas

Jaleo is a Spanish tapas restaurant located on the 3rd floor of the East Side Tower in the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. High energy, beauty and culinary skill are only a few of the characteristics of this amazing eatery. Recently, for two meals in a eow, my palette was absolutely delighted with the flavors provided…

Lago @ Las Vegas

Bellagio fountain was one of the icons of Las Vegas. Dining next to the fountain was always a highlight of the visit to Las Vegas. And fortunately, the restaurants around the fountain were all very good.

Alma by DN @ Shanghai

Alma by DN opened at the newly refurbished mall on the top floor with a beautiful view of the ferris wheel. It was one of the rare Spanish restaurants in Shanghai and I loved Spanish tapas. Decided to try.

Pak Loh Times Square @ Hong Kong

Teochew cuisine is my hometown cuisine and my “chicken soup” cuisine. Whenever I am weary and tired, I would seek solace in Teochew food. And Hong Kong has some of the best Teochew restaurant in the world.

Salted and Hung @ Bugis

Salted & Hung is a Contemporary Australian restaurant with a menu that has a strong focus on in-house curing and grilling. Elements of smoking, curing and pickling are reflected through the menu using classic curing techniques with the aid of modern instruments to maintain the integrity of flavours.

Hakkasan @ Shanghai

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

Les Amis @ Orchard

Les Amis has been tour de force among the French gastronomy establishment in Singapore. For me, I knew it not only for its classical French cooking, but its impeccable service. And what better place to spend an important evening with the family. (Updated after they have got their Michelin stars.)