FOC @ Hong Kong Street

Hong Kong Street (HKS) is one of the small, parallel streets criss-crossing two main thoroughfares of South Bridge Road and New Bridge Road. Once a dingy, dirty street with many dry goods 海味 shops only frequented by restaurant owners buying ingredients for their shops, and home to a very famous street side tzechar store called…

L’Atelier de Jöel Robuchon @ Bund 18

  This is not the first time in a Jöel Robuchon for me. I had dined at his L’Atelier in Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore and his flagship Jöel Robuchon in Singapore and Paris. In all these places, the food can only be described with one adjective – decadent.

Tempura Mikawa @ Roppongi Hills

Roppoingi Hills ia an upmarket residential and a favourite among expats in Tokyo because the shops are usually expats-friendly with English menus and sometime English-speaking staff. Mikawa is just next to Sukiyabashi Jiro. Mikawa had 1* from 2010~14 and lost it in 2015.

Michelin Shanghai 2017

The first ever Michelin guide for Shanghai was launched with 26 restaurants gaining stars in the first edition in mainland China. What’s with calling it 2017 edition? It’s another 4 months to Auld Lang Syne.

Restaurant André

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)

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…

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.

FOREST森 at RWS

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 at RWS

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++

Michelin Singapore 2016

Yes, the acclaimed and anticipated list has finally landed in Singapore. The country of 5MN  food critics had their field day – critiques, food trips, photos, blogs. I too was star struck and went back to my lists and posts to see how many have I covered.

Tim Ho Wan 添好運 @ TPY

Tim Ho Wan 添好運 is the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world. I am not sure have they lost the Michelin, but nevertheless they still served very good dimsum in a dimsum-deprived Singapore.