Nov 23 2009

Singapore’s Top Hawker Centres


Chanced upon an article on ST Online which states the most popular hawker centres in Singapore. City Hawker Food Hunt is a poll organised by City Gas and Chinese-language newspaper Shin Min Daily News. The public can vote for their choice via the newspaper’s website.

Without further ado, here’s the winning list. Continue reading

Nov 17 2009

Shokudo Japanese Food Bazaar At Raffles City


I’ve long heard about Shokudo Japanese Food Bazzar (or more commonly known as “Japanese Marche”), and the modern Japanese food that’s being served. Basically every customer will be given a card which is being scanned each time an order is being placed. If you’ve been to Marche, you’ll probably know what I mean.

We got to Shokudo pretty late on a weekday so it was just a tad crowded. After we got ourselves a table, I immediately started to “recce” the place, with the help of the inbuilt GPS system (i.e. my nose). Think I was probably hungry, or the variety and aroma just excited every single muscle in me.

Here’s what we had:

Mushroom Cheese Omelette (with cross section)

Mushroom Cheese Omelette

This is my first time trying it, and I thought its pretty yummy. The egg wrap was very soft and moist, but firm enough such that it didn’t fall apart when lifted up. There were some mushrooms and bacon within the omelette, which made it even more mouth watering, but also more sinful! Continue reading

Nov 15 2009

Modesto’s At Vivocity


We were supposed to catch the movie 2010, but realised tickets were sold out when we reached. Hence my friend suggested Modesto’s for dinner instead. (coincidentally a pre-b’day dinner as well) Good thing we actually missed the movie, otherwise I’d probably missed out on some mouth watering tiramisu.

A little bit of history, Modesto’s has been around in Singapore for more than a decade. Of which I think the flagship outlet was at Orchard Parade Hotel. The Italian restaurant chain was founded by an Italian chef, Modesto Marini, and till date has expanded to 3 outlets in Singapore, as well as Malaysia and Indonesia. Continue reading