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Filipino Roast Pork and Chicken at Mang Kiko’s Lechon, Singapore

Filipino Roast Pork and Chicken at Mang Kiko’s Lechon, Singapore

Tasty and cheap – Filipino Street Food in Singapore Our Filipino friends, Monica and Lyan, are often part of our dining and brunch crew here in Singapore. We also lived in Bangkok together, have eaten countless meals together in Spore, traveled to Vietnam and so suffice it to...
If You Haven't Yet, Go for Drinks at the Tippling Club at Dempsey Hill, Singapore

If You Haven’t Yet, Go for Drinks at the Tippling Club at Dempsey Hill, Singapore

I’m not yet ready to add my voice to the heated online debate being waged over Tippling Club here in Singapore. I’ll do a full-on food review soon, but for now I’d like to focus on the drinks… because one, I don’t think we have enough drink coverage...
Best Burger in Singapore - 3 Mouth-Watering Options

Best Burger in Singapore – 3 Mouth-Watering Options

Hey all, As I get closer to writing up my full Singapore burger round up, I thought I’d do a quick post with some of my favorites to date. I’m still welcoming suggestions for out of the way / smaller / not in the city center burger locations...
Accidental Funnies - Signs

Accidental Funnies – Signs

Hey all, As some of you may be aware, we’ve started putting up some of the funny things we see when traveling out and about in Asia. I was recently looking through my iPhone pictures and realized I had a lot of funny pictures from signs and thought...
50 Best Restaurants in the World 2010 Announced - Good News for Singapore

50 Best Restaurants in the World 2010 Announced – Good News for Singapore

Hey all, The S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2010 results are in and it’s good news for Singapore. My personal favorite, Iggy’s, climbs up 17 spots to number 28! The meal I had there was truly something special (so much so I’m now attending Iggy’s alma mater, SHATEC)… and...
Learn from the Chef - Hong Kong Chef Liu Ching Hai

Learn from the Chef – Hong Kong Chef Liu Ching Hai

Any chef that can have me actually dreaming of eating crocodile again is a chef of note in my book. Hong Kong Chef Liu Ching Hai of Summer Palace in the Regent Hotel is that chef. You might remember our recent review of Summer Palace. We were treated...
Spruce - A Model for Smart Casual Dining in Singapore

Spruce – A Model for Smart Casual Dining in Singapore

Many Singapore food folks in the know were already aware of chef Travis from his days at Wine Garage. The burger he served up at that trendy Clark Quay location was many people’s favorite in Singapore. Unfortunately we moved to Singapore after that time. So we only know...
A Michelin Starred Teppanyaki Experience - Sazanka in the Roppongi Area of Tokyo, Japan

A Michelin Starred Teppanyaki Experience – Sazanka in the Roppongi Area of Tokyo, Japan

With Japanese cuisine, most people hear of sushi first. It’s shocking and stands out. I remember as a kid thinking, “raw fish, yuck” (who’d of thought I’d grow up and eat raw horse heart?). But the first “Japanese” meal most people will actually eat will be teppanyaki. Every...
Are You Wasting Money on Vitamins and Dietary Supplements?

Are You Wasting Money on Vitamins and Dietary Supplements?

Do you take vitamins or dietary supplements? Sure they’re working? Information is Beautiful has a wonderful chart that shows graphically the effectiveness of various dietary supplements. The chart shows me two major things: first, there’s way too much money spent on ineffective supplements and second, our diets are...
Laris Shanghai - Deserving of 8th Best Restaurant in Asia?

Laris Shanghai – Deserving of 8th Best Restaurant in Asia?

PLEASE NOTE – LARIS IS NOW CLOSED Joanna and I are attempting to eat at as many of the Miele Guide Top 20 Restaurants in Asia as we can this year. Don’t really know how we decided to pursue that… I think accidentally when we realized that we...
Be Sure to Check Out Singapore's Restaurant Week

Be Sure to Check Out Singapore’s Restaurant Week

Hey all, A favorite time of year for NYC food lovers is Restaurant Week, a yearly chance to sample some of NYC’s finest at lower than average prices. It was only a matter of time before Singapore, being as food focused as it is, did a restaurant week...
Highlights from Accidental Epicurean

Highlights from Accidental Epicurean

Hey all, We’re noticing a lot of new visitors to the site thanks to our nomination for Best Culinary Travel Blog from Saveur magazine. I thought I’d do a quick post to say hey, give you a short run down of what we’re about, and a sampling of...