Slow Food at the Tower Club

Shellfish mélange, olive oil ‘cigar’ wasabi nitro

“Ivan, today I promise you real food,” said Chef Edward Voon as I walked in from the lobby.

Remarks ranging from “full of air” to “highly pretentious” have been thrown around the ether. A lot of people, including the perpendicular pronoun, have not been kind to Chef Edward’s food since the days of Dolce Vita and Aurum. So it was with some hesitation that people signed up for this event.

Of course, this was not helped by the rather vague if not cryptic menu. However, as this blog tends towards a sunny disposition when faced with lunch, coupled with a promise of good food, I went forth with an open mind, open heart and an open mouth and was pleasantly surprised.

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Posted on 15th Oct 2009 in Modern European, Slow Food Singapore  |  4 comments

Barracks at House on Dempsey Road


This blog was invited to a luncheon at Barracks at House on Dempsey by Camemberu and Janet, the group manager for Public Relations at Spa Espirit.

In the many alleyways of Dempsey, Barracks was difficult to find, so Skynet had to disguise a Cyborg in the form of a confused Human convict to gain the trust and access to the location of the… Wait! No, that’s the plot of a sci-fi movie! Actually, what I did was to stand in the shade and waited for Camemberu, having arrived seconds earlier and was walking way out in front of me, to locate the restaurant before I made my move.

Thus, the Humans shall all be dest I managed to find my way into the restaurant.

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Posted on 10th Jul 2009 in Asian, Fusion, Modern European  |  3 comments

Slow Food Singapore at 1 Rochester


This was my first visit to One Rochester. While I had been forewarned by a lot of people about the inconsistent quality of the food (as well as the bad reviews), I still went ahead because with Slow Food Singapore, things tend to be a little better.

Besides, after all that bad press, you’d think it’s best to go see what all the fuss is about no?

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Posted on 23rd Apr 2009 in Food and Drink, Modern European, Slow Food Singapore  |  6 comments

The 2008 Singapore Food Bloggers Association Annual Lunch At Braise


The Singapore Food Bloggers Association (SFBA) is such a secretive group that a lot of bloggers including this food blog aren’t aware of its existence. In fact, when I tried to organize the Annual Food Bloggers’s Dinner at Braise, the SFBA jumped the gun and snatched this event for themselves. Fuckers.

Anyway, this lunch at Braise came about when reformed food blogger Hinata did a mass-email to ask if food bloggers and foodies were interested in a lunch event at Braise. Hinata does events like this and since I’ve never been disappointed in her recommendations, I thought why the hell not?

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Posted on 23rd Jan 2009 in Modern European  |  14 comments

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