Feature – Review


Top Paddock - That Hipster Cafe To Visit In Melbourne. Those Ricotta Hotcakes Started Here

Melbourne 5 years ago and now, is considerably different in terms of café culture. The good coffee is still a given. Though the infiltration of ‘hipster cafes’ and brunch places, along with social media creating the demand of Instagrammable-food, are fuels of these changes. Top Paddock must be one of the frontrunners of this trend, with the team subsequently bringing us the popular The Kettle Black and Higher Ground. So I went full of expectations, having heard so much about their Top Paddock poached eggs, chorizo, bacon and relish on toast ($22.00), Avocado on sourdough toast ($15.50), and......

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Firebake – Woodfired Bakehouse & Restaurant With Traditional Breads And European Classics

Firebake – Woodfired Bakehouse & Restaurant With Traditional Breads And European Classics

Firebake means serious business. At this restaurant along East Coast Road (quite near 328 Katong Laksa and Chin Mee Chin), there lies a full-scale woodfire bread oven, hand-built from 37 tonnes of 5000 bricks. Bread is baked using traditional European methods, incorporating all-natural ingredients, flour milled onsite, filtered Nordaq...

March 22, 2017
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Wild Rocket - Mod-Sin Restaurant Offers Pasta Dishes, From Laksa Ravioli To Thai Curry Fettuccine

Wild Rocket – Mod-Sin Restaurant Offers Pasta Dishes, From Laksa Ravioli To Thai Curry Fettuccine

After a short break, Wild Rocket by Chef Willin Low has returned, offering freshly-made pasta dishes. In between, the lawyer-turn-chef Willin has reflected and rejuvenated with travels from Japan to the Northern Lights, to get further inspirations on both food and life. He probably needed that rest, after being...

March 18, 2017
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The Dempsey Cookhouse & Bar - Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten Opens Restaurant In Singapore, With Signature Egg Caviar And Truffle Pizza

The Dempsey Cookhouse & Bar – Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten Opens Restaurant In Singapore, With Signature Egg Caviar And Truffle Pizza

It was a $38 Egg Caviar. I needed time to deliberate the potential order, and told the waitress ”I need a few more minutes.” Plus, this tiny one was $35 just a week ago. One of New York’s most celebrated chefs, Jean-Georges Vongerichten has opened The Dempsey Cookhouse &...

March 17, 2017
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