Dec 20 2008

Restaurant Ember At Hotel 1929

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Once a notorious red-light district, the present Keong Saik Road of today is well known for the boutique hotels and authentic eateries. Which brings us to today’s post, Ember Restaurant located within Hotel 1929.

From hearsay, the founders of Restaurant Ember is a husband and wife team. The husband is the chef, while the wife attends to customers outside. I’m not too sure who’s who, but there was a lady outside who I found exceptionally friendly and attentive. Continue reading


Aug 24 2007

Global Kitchen At Pan Pacific Hotel

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I happened to be looking for a nice place to celebrate a B’Day dinner with a good friend, and so happened chanced upon this restaurant in the IS Magazine.

Global Kitchen has an open concept, such that there isn’t a door. Hence literally you could just sit there for as long as you want or when the lights go off – which we were told about 12.30am

The ambiance was good. We were there on a Friday night, and there wasn’t many people. Well maybe we got in late, but nevertheless the place gave a very relaxing feel. There were rounded table with sofa seats, each having its own “personal space” which I thought was quite nice. There wasn’t any music playing within the restaurant, but because of the open concept,we could listen to the live band that was performing at the ground floor, even though we were on the 3rd story. Continue reading


Jun 17 2007

Ma Maison At Central Mall

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Tucked away in a corner of Central Mall is a very cosy setting, European looking, Japanese restaurant called Ma Maison. Thinking back we actually went in to this restaurant cos it was the only food outlet in the mall without a queue.. We’d probably missed out on some decently served jap / french cusine if we went elsewhere instead..

Old English Setting at Ma Maison

Old English Setting at Ma Maison

Once you step in, you’ll probably be engulfed by a warm fuzzy feeling. Lowly lit environment with tiffany lamps on each table makes it a rather nice ambiance to just sit down and enjoy the food and your partner’s company. However the seating space is rather limited so it may get a lil noisy and squeezy if the restaurant is fully packed. Continue reading