Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

Violet Oon Restaurant Review – Bukit Timah Singapore

Violet Oon’s restaurant in Bukit Timah serves authentic traditional and modern Nyonya cuisine. From a slightly shabby looking entrance, you’ll step into a cosy restaurant with interiors that exude Peranakan heritage charm. What I tasted during my meal there last week was almost exceptional. We were the first to arrive at the restaurant when it… Read More »

Big Fish Small Fish Restaurant Review – Punggol East Container Park

When I’m missing the fish and chips from my local chippy back home in London, Big Fish Little Fish is one of the places I go to satisfy those cravings. Although not exactly traditional British fish and chips, they certainly fry up a good fish and the “chips” are actually super crunchy and highly addictive… Read More »

Ootoya Japanese Restaurant Review – Orchard Central

Ootoya is where you can find traditional Japanese food and it is the restaurant of choice for Japanese expats living here that want a taste of their mother’s home-cooked food. With branches around the world, there are currently three in Singapore, all serving wholesome and nutritionally balanced meals. I was invited the other day to… Read More »

Hokkaido Marche’s Maruki & Ajisai Noodles Review – Orchard Central

Hokkaido is the place to go in Japan if you want delicious fresh seafood, quality beef and some of the nation’s best produce. I’ve had many a good Kaisen-don and Miso Ramen during my travels there and there’s also an abundance of other local specialties including soup curry, nabe, potato snacks, ice cream, beer and… Read More »

Empress Restaurant Review – Asian Civilisations Museum Singapore

If you’re passing by the Asian Civilisations Museum just next to the Singapore River, you’ll be sure to notice this elegantly decorated contemporary Chinese restaurant that is the Empress. Serving executive set lunches on weekdays and all-you-can-eat dim sum brunches on weekends, the restaurant is also popular with the work crowd on weekday nights for… Read More »

FatPapas Restaurant Review – Waterway Point Punggol

FatPapas, the halal spin-off of Fatboys The Burger Bar, currently has four branches in Singapore with a new branch that opened earlier this year in Waterway Point shopping centre in Punggol. Having been wanting to try the much raved about food, I went there for lunch yesterday with the hubby. The menu consists of mostly… Read More »