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Warung Babi Guling in Bali, Ubud

Having visited Bali for a few times, I’ve never tried the famous dish in Bali that all my friends told me not to miss. During my trip to Bali this year, I finally got to try it and here’s my review about this dish that most tourist go ga ga over. I didn’t really do any research beforehand on which is the best restaurant to go for Babi Guling, so we just randomly passed by this restaurant that served Babi Guling in Ubud and with a pretty decent crowd in there, we decided to try this out. There’s actually quite a few option to choose from but to try the most common and authentic Babi Guling, we ordered the set which basically comes with everything. Before that, some ice cold coconut to relieve the heat. The avocado is so good that I decided to order one for myself as well. It didn’t take long for our food to be served. The first impression I had was, Nasi Padang. It looks exceptionally delicious and I can’t …

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W Singapore – Sentosa Cove Presents A Seafood Gastronomy With Chef Peter Kuruvita

In line with W Singapore – Sentosa Cove’s sustainable initiative, Seafood Master Chef Peter Kuruvita returns to launch a refreshed ‘Seafood from the Heart’ menu. Catch him live at SKIRT and the kitchen table from 29 to 31 October and savour the best of Sri Lankan local flavours alongside the scenic oceanfront view. Experience a specially curated 5-course Degustation by Chef Peter Kuruvita, priced at SGD168++ per person from 29 October, 6pm to 11pm at SKIRT. Enjoy food such as Salad of Octopus on Toast with Jamon Crumbs to Slow-cooked Sri Lankan Lamb Shank, and end-off the night on a sweet note with Curds and Treacle, one of Sri Lankan’s most popular and well known traditional yoghurt desserts. On 30 and 31 October, 6:00pm to 11:30pm, feast your heart’s content with a gastronomic spread of Sri Lankan flavours at a price of SGD85++, featuring six live cooking stations with an array of selections served in a combination of curries, spices, rice and coconut. Rich in culture and taste, sink your teeth into the freshly and …

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A Spooktacular Halloween at Pan Pacific Singapore

Trick or treat yourself this Halloween with friends and loved ones at Pan Pacific Singapore with ‘spooktacularly’ sinful offerings from Edge and Atrium. EDGE Spooktacular Halloween Night Enjoy an evening of our sumptuous buffet including a wide array of Seafood on Ice; devilishly delicious premium Wagyu Beef and slow-roasted Mongolian Style Suckling Pig at the Carving Station; Deep Dark (Squid Ink) Seafood Ravioli served with Lobster Bisque; freshly prepared Local and Peranakan delicacies such as Sambal Lady’s Finger, and more. Stake your claim to our succulent meaty highlights including German Pork Knuckles and Pan Pacific Singapore’s signature homemade sausages grilled to divine perfection, and end off your meal with a torturous selection of wicked desserts. Venue: Edge, Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595 Date: Saturday, 31 October 2015 Time: 6:30pm to 10:30pm Price: SGD188++ per adult inclusive of free flow Veuve Clicquot Rosé and Halloween-exclusive Bloody ‘Gory’ Mary Cocktail SGD168++ per adult inclusive of free flow Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label and Halloween-exclusive Bloody ‘Gory’ Mary Cocktail SGD54++ per child 7 …

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W Singapore – Sentosa Cove Presents True Blood This Halloween

Get wicked this Halloween as WOOBAR sets to bring your scariest nightmares to life. An exclusive collaboration with premium cable network HBO, W Singapore will present an amplified night of sheer horror and a Halloween revelry to die for – True Blood. Expect to relieve your thirst with a sanguineous slurp of “True Blood”, a unique cocktail concoction available on 31 October and 01 November, from 7:30pm till late. Replete with hanging cocoon chairs and lust ottomans, guest could also rest their weary feet and soul in the dimly lit cosy setting of WOOBAR as they delve into the meticulously-crafted world of “True Blood” episodes screened on-site. For the more energized souls, they could shake off the jitters and dance off to the rhythm of dusk with beats by spinning DJs. Though Masquerade Ball outfit is not required, be sure to come dressed to impress because you might just receive treats and nibbles on the house. WOOBAR welcomes you to join for a night of mysterious and macabre dreams, bringing fear even closer to the …

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Caviar Dreams – A W T Time Experience at WOOBAR

W Singapore is collaborating with la Prairie, a leading Switzerland beauty powerhouse and a pioneer in anti-aging therapies, to showcase their new Skin Caviar Collection on 23 October. Join in for an afternoon of pure luxury and receive a La Prairie Kit worth SGD100 that promise to bring out the glow in you 😉 Be welcomed by Sheer Fantasy Mocktail, a specially concocted welcome drink or a relaxing hand massage that will sooth all tension away for a glamorous afternoon tea time. Not forgetting a smorgasbord of sweet and savoury treats, Chef Frank Koppelkamm, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove’s Director of Culinary, has put together a “Caviar Bubble” W T TIME DROP THE T2 menu specially for the newly launched Skin Caviar Collection, highlighting a taste of caviar in various treats. As all women deserve to feel beautiful, join La Prairie for a Sheer Caviar Beauty Workshop where skincare experts share tips and tricks to achieve eternal timeless beauty. Be one of the first few to experience the newly launched Skin Caviar Collection, including the …

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MEATliquor presents: EATs, BEATs & TREATs

MEATliquor, the pioneering burger group that opened its first Asian outpost in Singapore this summer, will be launching a series of free flow Saturday afternoon session with a difference. The first EATs, BEATs & TREATs, AKA ‘F*#< Brunch’ will take place on Saturday 24th October from 1-5PM and feature a free flow of MEATliquor’s legendary burgers, limited editions sides and desserts including Neh Neh Pops from Bjorn Shen, as well as beer, rosé and iconic new cocktails. Featuring DJ Oliver Osborne, who will be ‘spinning s#*! he doesn’t play in clubs’, EATs, BEATs & TREATs will ensure no one leaves hungry, sober or bored. Guests will also receive exclusive MEATliquor ‘Baddy Bags’ to take home with them. Price is $90++ per person, which includes free flow food and booze. Package can be upgraded to a free flow of Champagne or unlimited shots, for an additional $30. EATs The Saturday session menu will feature a free flow of EATs including burgers and sides from the Singapore menu, and exclusive dishes from the ‘MEATliquor Chronicles’ cookbook: Deep …

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The Sala at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok

Enjoying your meal with a relaxed poolside atmosphere seems to be quite good right? You can enjoy a blissful escape and hectic city life at The Sala Restaurant in the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel if you are visiting Bangkok. We ordered the refreshing smoothie to ease the heat in us. We started off with Sam Tum Goong Yang, green papaya salad with grilled prawns, 390 Baht. Look at the prawns! So fresh and juicy~ 😀 We also ordered the satay which taste really good! You can choose either chicken, beef or pork. 8pcs at 280 Baht For mains, I ordered my favourite Phad Kra Prao, also know as the all time favourite stir-fried minced meat (chicken, pork or beef) with hot basil, mushrooms and fried egg served with jasmine rice, 350 Baht. DAMN NICE!!! The Phadsi-ew, 320 baht, wok-fried thick rice noodles (hor fun) with chicken or pork and kale in dark soy sauce. very tasty too. Try out the food if you are in Bangkok, I’m sure you will like it too! At the …

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A Decadent Selection of Hairy Crab Delicacies from Hai Tien Lo

The season to indulge in freshly caught and roe-filled Hairy Crabs returns. Chinese mitten crabs, commonly known as Hairy Crabs, are traditionally enjoyed in autumn for their golden roe. From 12 October to 29 November 2015, indulge in a selection of premium delicacies at Hai Tien Lo (海天楼) featuring these delectable seasonal crustaceans. Specially crafted by Executive Chef Lai Tong Ping (黎东平), look forward to eight a la carte items and a six-course prix fixe menu showcasing the finest of these decadent crustaceans. Well-known for their luscious meat and rich creamy roe, the seasonal Hairy Crabs are best paired with fresh ginger tea or wine to complement its natural flavours. The talented Chef Lai has based his creations on showcasing the finest elements of these premium crustaceans – the meat and roe. Savour Steamed Whole Hairy Crab with Perilla Leaves and experience a burst of natural sweetness from this prized delicacy or relish the handcrafted Braised Beancurd with Prawns, Hairy Crab Meat and Roe as each bite of the smooth and delicate homemade beancurd melts …

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Cafe-hopping in Taiwan – VIIA Caffe, A Cafe well-loved by the Celebrities

There are alot of interesting cafes available in Taiwan and I came across this cafe, located in some housing estate beside the Taipei City Hall bus station. It took us quite a while to find the exact location, but thanks to google map, we managed to find it. I got to know about this cafe through Selina’s FB page and told myself that I should go visit this cafe when I’m in Taiwan…. last year hahaha. Yes, I visited the cafe last year Oct during my trip to Taiwan and only managed to blog about it now 😛 The very first impression I have of the cafe was very english-inspired. True enough, the Cafe is a combination of both olden Italian and modern style. Focusing on the passion in cafe lifestyle. they provide premium coffee and light bites where you can truely enjoy a relaxing afternoon. That’s one large cup of Latte (NT150). Enough to last you through the whole afternoon. From the no. of celebrities autographed mugs in the cafe, you can tell that …

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Sunday Jazzy Brunch at Sheraton Grande Sukhumkit, Bangkok

Enjoy a lovely Sunday with gourmet cuisine, free flow drinks and a swinging jazz band sounds like a good idea? Then you should not miss the Sunday Jazzy Brunch at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, one of the most popular Sunday activities when you are in Bangkok over the weekend! Located at Level 1 of the hotel, starting from the lift lobby all the way to The Living Room, the entire area is filled with a wide selection of international buffet spread, including dishes from the gourmet restaurants like Rossini’s Italian cuisine and Basil which serves contemporary Thai. Diners can enjoy fine French oysters, Alaskan crab, fresh seafood, sushi, Indian curries, Thai temptations and traditional roast beef. Do not miss the irresistible selection of desserts and ice creams located at The Library. The exquisite cuisine is also complemented by free flow of sparkling Prosecco, classic and contemporary cocktails, house wines, beers, and freshly squeezed fruit juices. Children can be entertained at our fun-filled and exciting Kid’s Wonderland which features a magic show, fun games, balloon activities, and …

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The Kitchen Table presents PHO-REAL, Vietnamese Cuisine @ W Singapore Sentosa Cove

Indulge in food close to your heart. A home away from home, the kitchen table aims to pay homage to the home kitchen by embracing the value of “Food from the Heart”. Bringing the atmosphere of dining in your own kitchen, indulge in food with a multitude of world influences as the chefs transform simple global classics into witty, delightful renditions for your comfort. Enjoy a touch of Saigon street from Monday to Thursday, 21 September to 1 October at the price of $65++ and feast on authentic Vietnamese cuisine where the perfect harmonies of flavour and aroma from herbs layered perfectly to your senses. Kick-start the hearty feast with the iconic Vietnamese refreshing appetizer, tightly wrapped translucent Fresh Spring Rolls with Shrimps & Steamed Pork. Otherwise, indulge on a steaming bowl of the visually stunning Famous “Pho” with Beef and Chicken, with a balance of sweet, salty, spicy, and citrus flavours. Complete your meal with seven main course selections such as the Galangal Braised Fish Filet in Light Caramelized Fish Sauce, Wok Fried Shrimp …

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MAD Bistro & Whisky Lounge along Tanglin Road

Don’t be surprise or felt offended if your friends is asking if you are going MAD or if they suggest to go MAD. They might be referring to The Museum of Art & Design, MAD in short, which was started in 2009 to promote and making art and design accessible to everyone. Spanning across two levels, you can get to see interesting artworks from various artists and they are all available for you to purchase back should you be interested. MAD is not only a museum, there is also a cafe bistro at the ground level. Offering a range of tasty bites specially curated for you to enjoy in the midst of the beautiful art pieces and furnishings. With the minimalistic and modern decor, the cafe is an idea venue for your next corporate luncheon or birthday celebration. Creamy Three Mushroom Soup, $14, served with brioche, drizzled with truffle oil. I quite like the soup as you can taste the mushroom bits and not like those from the cans. Ham & Cheese Ciabatta, $12. Pan …

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Celebrate the mid-autumn affair with Starbucks Baked and Snowskin Mooncakes

Revel in the mid-autumn festivities with a sumptuous array of delicious mooncakes. With familiar traditional baked delights and exquisite snow skin mooncakes to pique your tastebuds, enjoy these lunar treats with your family and loved ones today. Enjoy classic Baked Mooncakes in the flavors such as Traditional White Lotus Paste with Egg Yolk, Custard Paste with Egg Yolk, Starbucks® Green Tea White Lotus Paste with Black Sesame and Starbucks® Coffee White Lotus Paste with Milk & White Chocolate. Sink your teeth into delectable Snowskin Mooncakes with amazing flavors in Cranberry Macadamia with Yoghurt Truffle, Camembert & Smoked Cheddar with Parmesan Truffle, White Chocolate Crisp with Milk Chocolate Truffle and Starbucks® Coffee with White Chocolate Truffle. For more information on member discounts and bulk orders, click here to find out more.

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Swensen’s SG50 Moon Gems with LED Lantern Packagaing

This Mid-Autumn festival, in celebration of Singapore’s 50th birthday, the much-anticipated SG50 Moon Gems mooncakes from Swensen’s feature the iconic Merlion emblem to top off the festivities, in reminiscence of how far Singapore has come in the past five decades, and come encased in a beautiful Lantern Box complete with LED lights and batteries. Swensen’s latest ice cream mooncakes feature six delectable options that celebrate some of Singapore’s most popular local flavours. Introducing three flavors that will be sure to please – Crunchy Milo, Lychee Dreams and Yummy Yam. I’ve tried the Crunchy Milo and Lychee Dreams and they taste pretty good! The Crunchy Milo is filled with the rich taste of Milo mixed with marshmallows and crunchy almond. As for the Lychee Dreams, you get to taste flesh of lychee in it. Other all-time favourites like the Durian Royale and Sticky Chewy Chocolate are available as well. Price and Availability Swensen’s SG50 Moon Gems Mooncake Collection is priced at $35.80 (inclusive of GST) for a box of 4 (with choice of flavours). Available from …

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SUCRE’S FLEURS D’AUTOMNE Mooncake Gift Set

Mid-Autumn Festival 2015 arrives at SUCRE with the Fleurs d’Automne mooncake gift set, which is available from July to September 2015. FLEURS D’AUTOMNE MOONCAKE GIFT BOX Inspired from the the Flowers of Autumn where gold-laced floral motifs can be seen covering the gift box, it’s a reminiscent of a luxurious as the overlapping flowers in two different shades of pink create a strong textural contrast. 12 MOONCAKE FLAVOURS This year, SUCRE, the traditional baked mooncake specialist, doubles its mooncake offerings for the Mid-Autumn Festival to a total of 12 mooncake flavours. One of the highlight flavour is ‘Phoenix’ or ‘鳳黄’ – White Lotus Seed paste with Pineapple and Single Yolk. The evenly grated pineapple filling in this traditional baked mooncake has a tart accent which perfectly balances the saltiness of the single yolk with the sweetness of the white lotus seed paste. Last year’s best-selling White Lotus Seed Paste with Cherries is back by popular demand and this year, SUCRE introduces Organic Cherries as an ingredient in this traditional baked mooncake for those with a …

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Bubbly September Promotions at Saint Pierre, Quayside Isle

Pamper yourself with free flow of smooth, refine champagne to compliment your meals at Saint Pierre, Quayside Isle this September! Indulge in a gastronomic brunch experience with a free flow of Duval Leroy champagne. After 2.30 p.m., guests can continue to enjoy the champagne at a promotional price of $18++/glass and $85++/bottle. Saint Pierre Free Flow Champagne Brunch Date: 6 September 2015 Time: 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. Relish in an exquisite dinner menu with a free flow of Krug Grande Cuvee or Dom Perignon champagne. After 10.30 p.m., guests can continue to enjoy the champagne at a promotional price of $45++/glass and $200++/bottle. Saint Pierre Grand Cru Dinner Date: 18 September 2015 Time: 7.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m Not one to rest on its laurels, Saint Pierre fortifies its philosophy of educating the masses on high-quality modern French cuisine by introducing set meals, Menu Du Jour, at $68++ per person. Enjoy and appreciate gastronomic experiences at Saint Pierre with our weekly changing dishes, sans the hefty price tag. Enjoy a complimentary glass of house …

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Low-Sugar Mooncake Creations from Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

Celebrate one of the most memorable and captivating Mid-Autumn festivals as the award-winning Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant pays homage to the traditions of the festivity with twelve exquisite, low-sugar mooncake creations. Beautifully encased in an auspicious and elegant red treasure chest hot-stamped with gold peonies that symbolise riches, prosperity and romance, these mooncakes present the perfect opportunity to convey your best wishes and to share unbridled happiness. Personalisation of the mooncake boxes with complimentary hot-stamping of the company logo is also available with a minimum order of 50 boxes of mooncakes (T&Cs apply). NOVEL, UNIQUE AND EXCITING FLAVOURS WITH A TWIST With increasing demand for new, exciting and premium flavours, Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant took into consideration the feedback received from the clients to develop innovative and premium mooncakes. Making a debut this year is the luxurious, gold-dusted Black Truffle, Roasted Chestnut, Waxed Duck and Single Yolk with White Lotus Seed Paste Baked Mooncake – the ultimate ensemble for the most exquisite palate. With the Black Truffle unique earthy aroma and the meaty flavour form …

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Mandarin Orchard Singapore Sweet Mid-Autumn Treasures

Get ready to bring your taste buds to the next level with exciting mooncake flavours from Mandarin Orchard Singapore. Beautifully presented in custom-designed gold-latticed gift boxes, the mooncakes provide the perfect gift for family, friends and business associates. Fans of the hotel’s mooncakes will be delighted to know that they have kept their recipe for the ever popular Baked Mooncake with Single/Double Yolk and White Lotus Paste (单/双黄白莲蓉月饼). For the health conscious, a lower sugar variety is available with the Baked Mooncake with Macadamia Nuts and Low Sugar White Lotus Paste (低糖夏果白莲蓉月饼). Go the whole hog with the Baked Mooncake with Mixed Nuts and Jamón ibérico (伊比利亞火腿五仁月饼) as it makes its return and promises to up the mooncake ante. Alternatively, the Baked Mooncake with Azuki Red Bean Paste and Pine Nuts (日本红豆沙松子月饼) will satisfy even the fussiest vegetarian. Snow skin mooncake aficionados will not be disappointed with Mandarin Orchard’s range this year as they introduce something new and bring back more of your favourites. The hotel’s new Mini Snow Skin Red Wine Cranberry Paste and …

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Enjoy the wonders of Thailand and Vietnam at Marriott Cafe Singapore

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel invites you to excite your senses with Marriott Cafe’s “Wonders of Thailand and Vietnam” buffet to experience the five fundamental taste senses for both Vietnamese and Thai Cuisine – Sweet, Spicy, Sour, Bitter and Salty. Guest Chefs from JW Marriott Khao lak and JW Marriott Hanoi was invited over a short period of time to prepare the food for this buffet so as to ensure the authenticity. Some of the Thai highlights comprise of Phad Thai Goong, Laarp Phed (Chicken Thai Salad), Nua Phad Khing (Stir-fried Beef with Ginger) and many more. Geang Phed Ped Yang (Spicy Red Duck Curry) surprises me as the curry is spicy and sweet and I only got to know why it tasted sweet was from the pineapple chunks which looks like potatoes cooked in it. What’s thai food without Tom Yum Soup right? One of my favourite got to be the Thod Man Goong (Deep Fried Shrimp Cake) So addictive that I can’t stop eating it :X Other common food that you’ll find in a …

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W Hotel Singapore – Glam up your afternoon with a Refreshed W T Time Experience at WooBar

Relish an afternoon of great conversations amidst spectacular yacht marina and WET pool view with a refreshed W T TIME DROP THE T menu! Featuring a smorgasbord of 14 modern interpretations of sweets and savoury treats, the W T Time experience boasts canap-style delights with a twist including Dim Sum Basket with lofty, light and perfectly textured Raspberry Scones, Smoked Salmon Scones, Curry Creme Brulee, Lime Pie Popsicles, Spiced Crab Cake with Mango Salsa and Grilled Lamb Kofta with Mint Yogurt, all in miniature portions. W T TIME DROP THE T is curated to offer a new take on the traditional afternoon tea where guests can have a fun yet glamourous time savouring these exquisite delights. Cozy up in one of WOOBAR’s custom-design chairs and sofas, or perch at the friendly bar counter as the electri music atmosphere with sublime NYC cool and dance-worthy hits filled the air. W T TIME DROP THE T WOOBAR W Singapore – Sentosa Cove 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374 Daily from 3:00pm to 5:00pm Weekdays: $65++ per cage (serves …

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