Last Meal at Astons Specialities

collageBefore the next one…

Had a craving for good and simple food, so I emailed Dachsie, my gastronomic co-consp friend and she arranged it all by pulling Lonely Hams, Ducks and a seriously hung-over Englishman and a Norwegian.

If you have been to the UN, you will know this task is as easy as herding cats. Ordering big lumps of meat is easy-peasy in comparison.

Anyway, it so happens that big lumps of meat was the unifying factor. I mean, how often have you heard of Prime Roast marinated in Burgundian wine for 2 days served in a blistering hot coffeeshop?


Also, is "It so happens…" a proper phrase?

Anyway, while I requested that everyone be there at 1130hrs, lunch started at 1230hrs. I shall do 1030hrs next time.

Tau Kua Pau

Anyway, since I was early, I had a Tua Pau with coffee for my breakfast while Dach, ever the intrepid adventurer, ordered what turned out to be a most delicious Tau Kua Pok whose sourish sweet taste went very well with the Bordeaux we had. Well done!

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The other agenda of the day was the Christening of Dach’s Riedel O’s. It is a most ingenious design, especially for cramped situations such as coffeeshops.

Much as been said about the wonderful food available at Astons Specialities, so I won’t bother waxing what is already lyrical.

It turned out that this was the last day of operations for Astons as they will be moving to 119 East Coast Road on the 4th of July 2006. Just 2 doors down.

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Also, for dessert, we had a simple chocolate sponge cake from Awfully Chocolate that was approved by MrsBudak.

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All in all, I thought it was a nice lunch with friends. Will definitely go back again (and again).

Posted on 2nd Jul 2006 in Meat, Western


There Are 2 Comments


ITDino commented on July 7, 2006 at 10:50 am

Hi Ninja, how much for that stab of lovely protein?


Ivan Ng commented on July 7, 2006 at 5:42 pm

This is a guesstimate, but I think it’s $59/kg with a minimum order of 1Kg and at least 2 days advance notice.

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