Jin Fine Dining: ieatishootipost Summer Menu 2015
The ieatishootipost set has been very well received at Jin Fine Dining since I posted it back in Nov 2014. I think Singaporeans know a good deal when they see one. This summer season, I continue to work with my good friend Chef Thomas to introduce quality Japanese ingredients at affordable prices to you all. […]
Coffee Break: Young Female Kopi Sock Barista!
Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the poster girl for the future of our kopi culture! After searching high and low, I finally found Faye, a next generation kopi barista who, after spending years brewing espresso coffee has decided to return to her roots and take over the family kopi stall founded by her […]
Cheng’s @27: Home-cooked Hainanese Zi Char
It’s amazing how time flies! My last blog post on Cheng’s Delicacies was back in Nov 2007! Wow, 8 years went by just liddat (like that)! I can still remember the last visit there and how impressed I was with the Hokkien Mee and pork belly! I am not sure why I haven’t been […]
Plank Sourdough Pizza: Lovely Sourdough crust!
I thought I was cured of my pizza fixation when I finally published my homemade pizza recipe in 2012. I had spent quite a lot of time researching and experimenting with my pizza dough which culminated in procuring a specialized pizza oven at home. At the time, I thought that that was it. Apart from […]
Springleaf Prata Place: SG50 Luncheon Meat Murtabak!
I have had lots of fun creating new prata flavours with Guna over the years for our charity events. In 2012, it was the Ultimate Tandoori Chicken, Mozzarella Cheese and Portabello Mushroom Murtabak. In 2013, we did a Murtaburger. After a one year hiatus, I am pleased to announce the Umami 50 — A Chicken Luncheon […]
818 Durians: Black Gold!
Fans of bitter sweet durians would be starstruck by the dark greyish green seams of the “Black Gold” durian. This is the stuff durian aficionados dream about. Durian devotees will instinctively know that those black seams are a sign of a mature durian tree capable of producing deep, bitter, complex flavours with a musky, seductive […]
Yi Liu Xiang Nasi Lemak – Simple and Satisfying Nasi Lemak for $2.50!
In this day and age, it is hard to find something for less than $3 at the hawker centre and still hope that it is made with passion and quality ingredients. But here it is. The Nasi Lemak at Lor Ah Soo Market must be the holy grail of the economic-gastro pilgrim seeking the sacred chalice […]
Cafe de Hong Kong or should I say Cze Char de Hong Kong
Cafe de Hong Kong was discovered by one of our makan kakis (ijeff) back in 2009 at the height of the Hong Kong Cafe scene. Since then, it has been one of the regular places to eat for some of our kakis. They started off as a restaurant that served authentic Hong Kong food at […]
Motorino: Napoletana Style Pizza from New York!
Pizzas have come a long way in Singapore since I was a kid. My first encounter with the pizza was with Pizza Hut which introduced Singaporeans to the all American pie back in 1981. Soon after, the local chain, Milanos began to cash in on the craze and I can still remember ordering their heart […]
Kanda Wadatsumi: Sea Squirts, Bering Sea Cockles and Coho Salmon
Sea Squirt, Ascidian, Sea Pineapple Halocynthia roretzi Japanese: Hoya This post is for the hardcore gastrogeeks. What is a gastrogeek, I hear you ask? Well, over the years I have been trying to find a term to describe myself as a person who loves to eat, shoot and post stories about food. The press usually refer […]
Ubin Kitchen: Steamed Crab with Glutinous Rice!
I have never been to Pulau Ubin for seafood as a kid, so I can’t really tell you how good the seafood there really was. But I was told that there was a person by the name of “Ah Guang” who was quite well known for his seafood. That Ah Guang came back to the […]
Singapore Foodie T Shirt: Why U Bo Jio?
Introducing the latest Singaporean Foodie T Shirt! What do you say when you see your friends posting delicious food that you did not get to eat? What do you say when your friend posted photos of the BBQ he had at home which you were not invited? What do you say when everyone else seems […]