Nov 15 2009

Modesto’s At Vivocity

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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


Sep 15 2007

Ambush At Takashimaya

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For all you spaghetti fans out there, this is a must try place!

Tucked away in the basement of Takashimaya , is an Italian Bistro like setting called “Ambush”. Basically what it is is a simple shop front where you place your order, and a seating area (kinda small) at the back while the kitchen has a transparent window. Its like an open concept situated in the middle of the basement area within Takashimaya.

From the looks, it would seem like its an eat and go kinda place, where the business model is more for the Takashimaya shoppers to take a break. I for one wouldn’t have thought that they would serve decent, if not very good Italian spaghetti there! Continue reading