Food – Western


The Palmary - Fusion Dining Concept At Owen Road

Owen Road has become more ‘happening’, with the opening up of a few interesting food establishments – from Old Hen Kitchen, Tingkat PeraMakan, The Palmary to Wo Peng Cantonese Cuisine (I shall reserve my comments on the last one). The Palmary which means “praiseworthy, victory and success” is a “fusion dining concept”, located in a 3-storey pre-war transitional shop house at 142 Owen Road. It is owned by the Food & Friendship Group, a bespoke canapés catering company, and helmed by (a good looking) Head Chef Timothy Ong (not to be confused with another Chef Tim Ong). The first......

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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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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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RAW – Best Restaurant In Taipei. By Chef André Chiang & Team, Super Difficult To Get A Reservation

RAW – Best Restaurant In Taipei. By Chef André Chiang & Team, Super Difficult To Get A Reservation

Commonly known to be “The best restaurant in Taipei”, RAW has an impossibly long waiting list to get a reservation. Chef Andre Chiang told me there are 4000 – 6000 requests every day, and “reservations per day are gone in 3 seconds”. 3 seconds. Here’s why. The team...

February 21, 2017
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