Lunch at La Strada, Italian restaurant at Shaw Centre

La Strada is an Italian restaurant located at the street level of the Shaw Centre fronting Claymore Hill. Its sister restaurants, Les Amis, Bistro Du Vin, Aoki etc are situated along the same row.   Encouraged by the prospect of a 15% discount as part of HSBC’s Gusto Italiano credit card promotion, we were there …

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Dim Sum at Imperial Treasure Restaurant @ Jem

We had lunch at the Imperial Treasure Seafood Restaurant in Jem recently. It is located in a corner unit on basement 2. Not the most visible of restaurants. Yet on this weekday, the place was full. They must be doing something right especially here in Jurong East where the competition for your dining dollar is …

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Spanish Food at Clementi Mall Food Court

Most food courts have a “western food” stall that sells the traditional western food, namely, oily pork chops, grilled chicken and thin steaks with soggy fries. I was therefore quite surprised to see this Spanish & Western stall when I passed by the Foodfare food court at Clementi Mall the other day. It was obvious …

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Dim Sum at Min Jiang – be careful what you wish for

We often pine for the good old days when restaurants served good dim sum on push carts. In a way, we got what we wished for, and more, when we went for dim sum at Min Jiang, Goodwood Park Hotel. The restaurant was busy. We did not make a reservation and was offered a table …

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Curry Times – Velocity @ Novena Square

Good curry in a nice retro setting is what Curry Times offers. The folks of Old Chang Kee who have curry puff kiosks everywhere have now started to serve curries and other local food in their Curry Times chain restaurants as well as the self-service sister chain Curry Times Tingkat. Curry Times serve curry rice, …

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