Tag Archives: North

Wheat Baumkuchen – Sleigh-ride with Reindeer and Penguin Soba

Who would have thought this humble shop at Toa Payoh is selling the famous German Baumkuchen (pronounced without the ‘c’), also known as the “tree cake”? Located at the revamped Food Alley at Toa Payoh Central, Wheat Baumkuchen has also just introduced cool noodle dishes, named after animals living in the cold climate such as […]

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My Peranakan Spice Box – Nyonya Cuisine with a Creative Twist

Buah keluak toast? Babi chin la mian? Terong assam fries? We bet you have never tried them before till you visit My Peranakan Spice Box. This shop is quite well-hidden opposite HDB Hub, behind the famous Tiong Bahru Pao and Koi Bubbletea shops. I would say this is worth its find with over 30 dishes […]

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Barcelos – Peri Peri Chicken Better Than Nando’s?

The signage of the big deep red rooster at Square 2 was what attracted me to dine Barcelos. It kept calling “Eat Me”, “Eat Me”. However, when you talk about Peri Peri chicken, it is inevitable to first think about the very popular Nando’s. So which is better? Barcelos, with two other branches at Holland […]

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Sakura International Buffet – Underground By The Park

After a 42 minute train ride from town, and a 12 minute walk from Woodlands MRT station under the hot sun, I arrived at a patch grassland overlooking Republic Polytehnic. There was no restaurant in sight, only a big red signboard which sprouted out of nowhere of Admiralty Park. Only when you reached the sign […]

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Galley by the Straits – Super Ulu, Superb View, Superior Seafood

It was a 45 minute drive from town and a 5 minute walk in (plus signing in at the security counter), all for the sake of seafood with a picturesque view of yachts, amazing sunset and velvet sky. Galley By The Straits, located within the SAF Yacht Club, is certainly Ulu enough, so remote that […]

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Lerk Thai Restaurant – ‘Select’ in Thai

Many people still call the ‘Lerk’ Thai chain of restaurants ‘Jerk’ Thai, no thanks to the logo.  The chain is started by the Select Group Ltd, which many should be familiar with their catering business and ‘cai peng’ (Chinese rice). And to no surprise, ‘Lerk’ means ‘Select’ in Thai. The Food Some of their recommendations […]

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