Category: Eating out

Durian Delivery Singapore – freshly plucked durians delivered to your door

There’s a new durian delivery start up in town and we tried them recently! Jonah, founder of Durian Delivery Singapore, informed us that they ensure that only the freshest durians get to customers’ homes by shipping them in direct from Malaysia, from their own plantation. This means that Jonah and his partners get to control the quality of durians that… Read more →

ParkRoyal on Kitchener – festive menu and decor with heart

An evening of warm mulled wine, turkey and ham, as well as Christmas carols playing throughout the night – what better way to feel all Christmassy as we enter into the season of Advent? ParkRoyal on Kitchener is a stone’s throw away from Farrer Park MRT station. Our family was invited to witness their lobby light up, and experience their… Read more →

My hawker heroes from Tampines Round Market

Being a hawker is a thankless, tiring task. Especially in Singapore, where customers are impatient and sometimes arrogant in how they relate to hawkers. Personally, I am thankful for our hawkers, especially the older generation, who continue in this back-breaking trade, even though many of them can afford to hang up their woks or coffee socks. One of our best… Read more →

Mrs Pho House

We had an extended family meal at Mrs Pho House recently. Tucked away somewhere near Balestier Road, this eatery specialises in seafood with a Vietnamese slant. Loved the interesting decor, and the elements that evoked Vietnam. We had quite a number of dishes but I only managed to take photos of these. Was too busy trying to get food onto… Read more →

Lokkee – gimmicky but fun

So my friend-leagues (friends more than colleagues) brought me to Lokkee for a fun birthday lunch. I had heard of it only vaguely, so I was quite tickled by their wet wipe packaging – we marrieds all brought them home to show our hubbies. The premise of American ‘Chinese take-out’ style eateries explained the names of dishes  (Chow Mein, Colonal… Read more →

Weekend Jazz Brunch at Montreux Jazz Cafe – bubbly while the bubbas play

A long time ago, so long and distant that it seems to be during another totally separate life, I used to pop down to small smoky jazz bars in London a couple of times a year. So, discovering The Jazz Brunch at the Montreux Jazz Cafe Singapore reminded me somewhat of those times. Located at the ground floor of Pan Pacific… Read more →