Monday 27 June 2016

Mad For Garlic – The Original Wine and Garlic Restaurant

Mad For Garlic

Mad For Garlic is a first garlic-theme Italian restaurant originated from Korea. The first restaurant open its door in 2001, in Southern Seoul. Due to its unique and innovative garlic specialised menu, Mad For Garlic ('MFG') become one of the most popular Italian restaurants in Korea. They even won Best Performing Italian Restaurant Concept in Korea in 2013.

Mad For Garlic - Storefront 

MFG Suntec City is the first overseas restaurant outside Korea, which started its operation in 2010.
Went through the renovation and reopen with new décor in May 2013

We started with Sauteed Mussel ($31.50). There are two options of the sauce, tomato or garlic cream. Garlic cream sauce got our vote. The mussels are plump, juicy and succulent. The cream and mince garlic work wonders to accentuate the flavour of the mussels. We used the soft bread to soak up all the mussels goodness in the gravy and polished it off.

Sauteed Mussels with Garlic Cream Sauce

Thursday 23 June 2016

[CLOSED] Roosevelt's Diner and Bar – New Brunch Menu [MEDIA INVITE]

Roosevelt's Diner and Bar

Roosevelt's Diner and Bar ('Roosevelt's') is a dining destination located behind the Dorsett Residence at H exit of Outram MRT. When you turn to face the diner, you will notice their eye catching logo of teddy bear smoking a cigar. This remind me of the movie TED, that featured the naughty R rated teddy bear.

Back to the food, Roosevelt's just revamped their brunch menu and we are here to give it a try. Currently brunch menu is available up to 6PM daily.

Roosevelt's - The Bar

We started with something light and healthy. Shiitake Sesame Salmon ($18). This salad bowl featured a healthy ingredients and super food. The plating is so attractive, made it difficult not to try it. The salmon was sous-vide, allowing it to retain the juice with moist and flaky texture. The tofu, mushroom, edamame and pomegranate contribute variety texture and flavour to the dish. While the sesame dressing bind all the ingredients and flavour together.

Shiitake Sesame Salmon

Wednesday 22 June 2016

[CLOSED] Gift Hampers Singapore – Gourmet Hamper [PRODUCT REVIEW]

Gift Hampers Singapore is an premium online shop for gift hampers and other treats. Gift Hampers Singapore focus on gifting something different, and something extraordinary. With a strong presence in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur as well, Gift Hampers has solid presence in most Asia Business Capitals.

Saturday 18 June 2016

[CLOSED] The RawR Kitchen – Comfort Food Paired with Craft Beef [MEDIA INVITE]

Welcome to RawR Kitchen

The RawR Kitchen is a Microbrewery cum bistro located in the new industrial area of Bukit Batok. This Micro Brewery is the home base for On Tap Fresh Brew Craft Beer, which is known for their English Bitter brew, a heavily hoppy incarnation of an under-appreciated beer style.

Brewing On Tap Craft Beer

Notice from these water taps, oopps, I mean beer taps, Currently, there are 11 different type of craft beer: Root Beer, Seasonal, Wheat Beer, Orange Cider, Cranberry Cider, Brown Ale, Pilsner, English Bitter, Dunkel, India Pale Ale (IPA) and Stout. Alas, it not due to my medication, I will definitely gulp some of those beers. Anyway, for the beer review, check out the review by Ai Ling here.

The Craft Beer Selections

Root Beer (Adult Version) - Ai Ling choice

Saturday 11 June 2016

[CLOSED] My Dining Room - Excellent Cantonese Restaurant

My Dining Room

My Dining Room, a Cantonese Restaurant which open its door after the renovation of the dining wing in Suntec City. This restaurant was first known to us when LD's colleagues brought her there for her birthday lunch.

Part of the Front Dining Area

Based on LD's glowing recommendation, we decided to go there for her dad's birthday. We decided to order Roast Suckling Pig and Abalone Set Menu ($499++ for 10 pax).

The Setting

First item served is Roasted Suckling Pig. The skin of the pig is crispy and beautifully crumble in your mouth, in the typical Cantonese roast. Each cuts is about 5 cm in length and with, making it enjoyable for everyone to savour. Yum Yum PORKGASM.

Roasted Suckling Pig

Each cut of the skin

Tuesday 7 June 2016

Escape Restaurant & Lounge – A Good Food Spread at One Farrer [MEDIA INVITE]

One Farrer Hotel & Spa - Entrance

Escape Restaurant & Lounge ('Escape') is the main restaurant for One Farrer Hotel & Spa. It is open 24 hours daily to satisfy the hungry pangs of guests as well as walk in customers. In Escape you can savour the delight of local cuisine as well as International selection as well.

The Table Setting

Ala Carte menu is available for the whole day, while quality Food Spread is available for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.  

Cold Seafood & Live Station Combo 

Sunday 5 June 2016

[CLOSED] Alkaff Mansion Ristorante – Monthly Italian Gourmet Buffet [MEDIA INVITE]

The Lamb Rack with Sardinian Vermentino
Best dish of the night

Introducing the Monthly Italian Gourmet Buffet in Alkaff Mansion. This buffet will showcase the popular dishes from Sunday Prosecco Brunch, as well as the scrumptious Italian Grigliata Grill plus bar at Alkaff Mansion Ristorante. The Italian Gourmet Buffet dinner is available only on the third Thursday of the month, unless announced otherwise through social media. (For Previous Review of Alkaff Mansion, CLICK HERE)

Assorted Cold Cuts

The highlights of The Great Italian Gourmet Buffet are:

Coffin Bay Oysters. This South Australian Oysters are fresh and plum. I like my oysters simple, with a touch of lemon. You can taste the simple freshness of the oyster when it glides down your throat. A good start to the buffet.

Coffin Bay Oysters

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