THE PLATINUM af’FAIR 2019 Review


Experiences, Food, Lifestyle, Singapore

THE PLATINUM af’FAIR 2019 is an event organised annually by American Express for its Platinum and Centurion cardmembers. According to old birds, the 2019 event was probably the third or fourth iteration. This year, I was privileged to receive an invitation for this event (thank you Amex) which was held on 11 May 2019. It […]

May 11, 2019

Central Hong Hong Cafe, Singapore


Food, Singapore

Craving for Cha Chaan Teng? There is no need to fly to Hong Kong! You can ease your craving Central Hong Kong Cafe in Singapore. They have a few outlets over the island. We visited the outlet at Wheelock Place. Entering the cafe is akin to a time travel experience to Hong Kong.  The cafe […]

April 19, 2019

Colbar, Singapore Review


Food, Singapore

Colbar is a hidden gem located at the western part of Singapore, along Whitchurch Road. It was opened by the Lim couple in 1953 at Jalan Hang Jebat as an eating house to serve the British military. In 2003, Colbar has to make way for the construction of a flyover linking Ayer Rajah Expressway and […]

April 15, 2019

Greyhound Cafe, Singapore Review


Food, Singapore

Greyhound Cafe is a cafe hailing from Bangkok. They opened a cafe in Singapore in the heart of Orchard Road, at Paragon. Greyhound Cafe is my favourite cafe in Bangkok and we never miss visiting them in Bangkok.  I was delighted when I heard that they have opened in outlet in Singapore. We visited on […]

April 13, 2019

IKEA Restaurant (Alexandra), Singapore Review


Food, Singapore

As you may know, Swedish furniture retailer Ikea does not only sell furniture. In fact, Ikea in Singapore is also synonymous with food and meatballs, thanks to its IKEA Restaurant located within its sprawling outlet at Alexandra. The restaurant suffered a setback a few years back when diners complained about the deteriorating quality of its […]

April 7, 2019

Chapter 55, Singapore Review


Food, Singapore

Chapter 55 is an Italian bistro located at the corner of Tiong Bahru Road and Tiong Poh Road. You can’t miss the bistro as it’s facing the busy Tiong Bahrun Road. We passed by the bistro frequently on our way home and it was usually crowded. We went there recently with our friends. We also brought […]

April 5, 2019

Casa Verde, Singapore Review


Food, Singapore

Casa Verde is a lovely cafe nestled within the lush greenery of Singapore Botanic Gardens. Casa Verde means Green House in Italian. If you are driving or taking a cab, grab, etc, alight at the Nassim Gate. It offers a variety of food from western food to local delights. We love to bring our dog along for a […]

April 3, 2019

Tower Club Gym Review


Lifestyle, Singapore

This is a review of the Tower Club gym. Tower Club spans levels 62-64 of Republic Plaza in the heart of the Raffles Place commercial district. The gym is located on level 64. When you arrive you will be greeted with an inviting door that hints at luxury beyond. I am going to set right […]

March 26, 2019

Platinum VIBES Review


Food, Singapore

(logo photo credit: American Express) Platinum VIBES is a lounge curated by American Express for its Centurion and Platinum Members. It is located at Marina at Keppel Club and offers views of the marina while you indulge from a menu prepared by Michelin-starred Chefs and sip wine from a Park90 list (partnership with Robert Parker […]

February 26, 2019

Ash & Elm Restaurant Review


Food, Singapore

This is a review of G Restaurant Awards of Excellence winner Ash & Elm restaurant at InterContinental Singapore Hotel. The restaurant is helmed by Chef Adrian Chan and their premium meats are also recommended by Michelin. We hosted a dinner there for some friends recently, it was a group of 6pax. It was our third […]

February 24, 2019