Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sugar Lips - The First Art Pop Cafe In Singapore


Just opened a week ago, this cafe has become the trending topic across social media. If you see the most attracting Rainbow Cake or maybe the sweetest Chocolate Cake lately, it must be Sugar Lips signature collection. Inspired by the concept of art pop cafe from Swiss, this spot is absolutely unique and built their specific identity through this. 



Strategically located in the downtown area of Singapore, this spot is kind of approachable for sure. Once you step in, don't be surprised how rustic and interesting the ambiance is. Showcasing a lot of concrete and street theme design has successfully created a comfort atmosphere around the corner. 




Straightforward to the point, this Rainbow Fantasy Cake (S$ 16.90/Large) is undoubtedly amazing. Each layer comprises different flavor and right softness texture. What makes it even beautiful is the perfect decoration on that plate which add more saturation and flavor into it. To finish it strong, they give you a chance to choose three different topping. My ultimate recommendation is to have Thai Tea Gelato, Brownies, and Mixed Nuts like what you see here. Definitely brilliant.



If you are a chocolate fanatic, be sure to try this Chocolate Seduction Truffle Cake (S$ 16.90/Large) that taste really smooth from the very first bite. The chocolate ingredients are really strong and certainly dominate your palate while the cake itself remains soft and airy. Ultimate choice for everyone.



To end up your sweet treats perfectly, this Rainbow Drink is visually appealing and taste more than complex. There are five different layers there and each of them boasts up to a different flavor and different sweetness level. Just slurp it and there would be a unique sensation to quench your thirst. 


Sugar Lips might be a newcomer in this industry but certainly starts strong. They offer you a wide selection of good-looking desserts that taste beyond what it looks. Might be coming back for more.

Sugar Lips
277 Orchard Road #02-01
Orchardgateway 
Nearest MRT: Somerset
RSVP: (+65) 63 866 387
Operational Hours:
11.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)



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Friday, September 23, 2016

Martabak Gue - Delightful Sweet Treats In Jakarta


Forget the hustle and bustle city scene and, instead, head to the neighborhood who offer you the sweet and savory collection of local pancake in a beautiful presentation, Martabak Gue. Dispelling the myth that martabak is too sweet, you can adjust the sweetness level based on your preferences and put any toppings that you really want too. In order to create a harmonized balance of flavor and texture, the right formulation of the mixture is necessary and yes in this stall they set you the answer for it. Tastebuds ready? Let's see how far they are going.



Casually located in car wash area, Martabak Gue is no longer fancy but still appealing. Just look at how many people who are joining the crowd and it will proof you more than words. Actually, the stall is just small and less decorated. Even the staff itself is only a few, no wonder the queue is long. But still, the main concern here is to get the incredible piece of martabak, that's why you need to wait for an approximate half-hour. 




Start your culinary delights with the Martabak Coklat Keju 'Classic' (IDR 50K). A perfect combination between a thick pancake and a rich layer of toppings drizzled with sweet condensed milk is undeniably delicious. The aromatic fusion of butter and chocolate-cheese would create a heartbeat to cover up your palate. 




Next, for every KitKat or even Nutella fanatic, they also provide you those rich toppings to be topped with your choice of pancake to satisfy your taste buds. Martabak Nutella Keju (IDR 95K) is a harmonized balance of strong Nutella with salty cheddar cheese and buttery pancake. The crispy exterior meets the rich and soft interior is something exceptional. Once you bite it, the melt-in-mouth texture would exist. Definitely brilliant.




If you're looking for the savory one, be sure to go with Salmon Mentai (IDR 80K). The generous amount of cheese on top of that crispy and the juicy pancake is definitely delicious. It's not only adding a salty flavor into it, but the creamy exterior just comes from it. Whenever they served this right in front of you, the incredible aroma of each piece is just undeniable. Who's up for this?


Currently, Martabak Gue served four types of pancake from the normal one to the red velvet one. The composition might be different and it will affect the whole flavor of your snack. Just ask the staff for more assistance.

Martabak Gue
Jl. Surya Wijaya No. 28
Star Wash
Nearest area: Taman Ratu, Green Ville - West Jakarta
Operational Hours:
4.30pm - 11.00pm (Everyday)



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Thursday, September 22, 2016

7 Signature Curry Rice Collection To Get Tasted In Singapore


Combining multiple spices in order to create a significant curry rice is truly exist in any part of Singapore. Ranging from authentic local curry rice to rich Japanese curry rice would putting a non-stop excitement for every food enthusiast across the border. In this guide, your path would be lead to the most interesting one that's certainly still on a budget. Because there is no excuse to get a beautiful curry rice in affordable price tag. Enjoy and feel free to share this guide whenever it useful.


1. Pork Cutlet Omurice
Might be the most significant Japanese curry rice within the territory. The curry is rich, strong and perfectly match with that battered pork cutlet. Meanwhile, the omurice itself comprises the fluffy texture of egg and fragrant aroma of rice. Just mixed it up together in one spoon, and your taste buds would be satisfied. Definitely brilliant.

Alternative Venue: Coco Ichibanya
201 Victoria St
Bugis Junction
Nearest MRT: Bugis
RSVP: (+65) 63 419 978
Operational Hours:
10.00am - 10.00pm (Sunday - Thursday)
10.00am - 11.00pm (Friday & Saturday)


Not your ordinary curry rice. The big plate of happiness certainly exists right here. Combining 14 different spices and vegetables has been results in thick and dense curry sauce while those fritters are nicely cooked and juicy for sure. Talk about local curry rice, this dish might be your ultimate choice for any occasions. Also, this portion is suitable for approximately 2 pax.

Alternative Venue: Monster Curry
#B4-52, 2 Orchard Turn
ION Orchard
Nearest MRT: Orchard
RSVP: (+65) 65 094 555
Operational Hours:
11.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)


3. Hainanese Chicken Curry Rice
Back to the local flavor. If you tend to eat safe and stay in a comfort zone, be sure to taste this. Showcasing the four different local elements on the plate is certainly great. Starts from the stewed cabbage to the succulent chicken cutlet. Perhaps, the whole flavor of this dish has been subsidized from homemade curry sauce which is rich and lighter than the Japanese version. 

Alternative venue: Encik Tan
1 Jelebu Road #01-58/59
Bukit Panjang Plaza
Nearest MRT: Bukit Panjang
Operational Hours:
10.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)


4. Beef Hamburg Curry
Casual curry rice with intimate flavor. Gaining popularity across the Asia, this dish boasts the right consistency between flavor and texture. The most valuable element on that plate is certainly that juicy beef topped with rich curry sauce. Lovely aroma of the sizzle process fused by the live cooking show is truly everyone's favorite. Perhaps, by adding a tablespoon of honey sauce would elevate the whole flavor of it. Definitely interesting.

Alternative venue: Pepper Lunch Restaurant
8 Grange Rd #05-03
Cathay Orchard Cineleisure
Nearest MRT: Somerset
RSVP: (+65) 67 327 235
Operational Hours:
11.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)


Not as complex as the other, however, it still worth a try. Featuring the hearty combination between chicken cutlet and fragrant rice to satisfy your palate. The chicken itself got a crispy exterior and juicy interior while the curry sauce has been covered up the request for more flavor. 

Alternative venue: KingKong Curry
3155 Commonwealth Avenue West #04-20/22
The Clementi Mall
Nearest MRT: Clementi
Operational Hours:
10.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)


The appearance is just simple and yes it's also entertaining. What makes it beautiful is the curry sauce itself which is not too strong, lighter but still tasty. Even though the protein looks small, this dish would certainly fuel up your energy properly.

Alternative venue: Kazan Ramen
#01-64/65, 1 Jelebu Rd, 677743
Bukit Panjang Plaza
Nearest MRT: Bukit Panjang
RSVP: (+65) 67 672 675
Operational Hours:
11.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)


Incredible local curry rice that tastes incredibly delicious. Featuring fish, chicken, and veggie in one plate is definitely a perfect treat for everyone. To finish strong, a drizzle of special homemade curry sauce has been added to your dish. Price ranging from S$ 6.30 - S$ 10.70 per pax. Of course, everyone can afford this.

Alternative venue: Scissors Cut Curry Rice
252 North Bridge Road #03-15/16/17
The Food Place, Raffles City Shopping Centre
Nearest MRT: Cityhall
Inquiry: (+65) 63 388 055
Operational Hours:
10.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Scissors Cut Curry Rice - Might Be The Best Mixed Rice In Singapore


In Singapore, you couldn't live without a stall of mixed rice around your coverage. Because this kind of attributes is certainly what you need to discover at least once in a lifetime. Perhaps, if we talk much further about best-mixed rice in Singapore, of course, Scissors Cut Curry Rice got a top position in its category. Serving more than 30+ authentic menu with three types of sauce has given you a chance to taste the harmony of this nation properly. Definitely brilliant.




Located unusually in Food Junction, this kind of stall is a hidden gem for everyone. Presenting the well-maintained food gallery always attract every people who pass by and yes it's all handmade, none of them leave fresh. Many people might be confused with a lot of selection there, and yes in this guide it will lead you to choose the right one. 



To kick-off, your palate is sure to taste the Sweet & Sour Fish and Black Pepper Chicken. Both elements are not only juicy and tasty, but it’s certainly the best-seller menu here. No wonder it can easily sell out during peak hour.

Then, if you want to get the perfect meal with an amount of nutrition, just choose Chinese Egg Tomato, Fresh Long Beans, and Stir-Fried Bean Sprouts. It's all fresh, nicely cooked, and well-balanced. Definitely suitable to be paired with that protein. 



Another good option is to taste the Lemon Chicken, Crispy Chicken Cutlet, and Luncheon Meat. Since all is handmade, this element is not only tasty, but it's definitely got the right consistency between saltiness and sweetness. Just ask for the signature curry sauce for additional flavor and texture.



For the healthier choice, you can choose Stir-Fried Eggplant, Steam Chicken, and Meat Tofu. All of them is certainly nice and packed with enough flavor. Suitable to satisfy your taste buds.

Each meal cost you around S$ 6.30 to S$ 10.70 depends on what you take. One choice of meat cost you S$ 2.00, while the veggie selection got the half price for only S$ 1.20. Does it sound interesting?


Scissors Cut Curry Rice is definitely your place-to-go for authentic Singapore style of Mixed Rice. It might look simple, but it's definitely got a power to transport you back to the good old memories. Must-try stall in Singapore.

Scissors Cut Curry Rice
252 North Bridge Road #03-15/16/17
The Food Place, Raffles City Shopping Centre
Nearest MRT: Cityhall
Inquiry: (+65) 63 388 055
Operational Hours:
10.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)



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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

8 Snack Ideas In Singapore To Kick-Off Your Boredom


Every snack time is a challenge to find something interesting to sweep away our boredom. One thing to bear in mind is it must be either sweet enough or salty enough that comes in the generous presentation. In this guide, your's crave for something unique and interesting would be fulfilled. It would be uncovered the most sophisticated dessert to the tastiest crispy salmon skin at the same time. Furthermore, there is a perseverance of each dish that certainly stands on the bright side and fit with your palate. Which one is your favourite?


1. Mentaiko Lava Toast
The newest snack creation that's just launched this day. It's certainly understated innovation and beauty that results in a deep sense of flavor. What makes it beautiful is the torch mentaiko on top while the toast itself is nicely cooked as it's shown the right crispiness level at the exterior and soft in the interior. To make it taste even interesting, they will pair this with Sea Salt Ice Cream. A perfect blend of sweet and savory for sure.

Alternative venue: Meet & Melt
2 Orchard Link #02-33/34
SCAPE
Nearest MRT: Somerset
Operational Hours:
1.00pm - 10.00pm (Everyday)


2. Ice Cream Waffle
If you are looking for the classic sweet treat that extremely beautiful, of course, Ice Cream Waffle is keen to be the answer. It's sweet, buttery, and melt-in-your-mouth. The waffle got an airy interior which means nicely executed while the ice cream is packed with sweet flavor and remarkable aftertaste. Definitely well organized. Time to check-in?

Alternative venue: Sunday Folks
44 Jalan Merah Saga
#01-52 Chip Bee Gardens
Singapore, 278116
Nearest MRT: Holland Village
RSVP: (+65) 64 799 166
Operational Hours:
1.00pm - 10.00pm (Everyday)


3. Meat, Mayo, and Cheese Fries
Back to the savory environment. A robust creation that's certainly delicious. Featuring the hearty combination of crispy fries drizzled with meat, cheese, and mayonnaise sauce results in nice flavor. Might be the most simple snack idea that never goes wrong. Be sure to taste this.

Alternative venue: Tenderfresh Classic
Nearest MRT: Beauty World
RSVP: (+65) 67 622 661
Operational Hours:
11.30am - 10.45pm (Monday - Thursday)
1.30am - 12.45am (Friday)
11.30am - 9.15 (Sunday)


4. Rainbow Cake
It's good enough to color up your day. A five different layer of cake combine with a layer of cream cheese is what to presents here. Actually, each layer got a different flavor and it blends really well to be tested together. Perhaps, this cake is better than what you expected before. Sweet tooth enthusiast might be suitable with this finding.

Alternative venue: Dean & Deluca
4 Hillview Rise #01-01
HillV2
Nearest MRT: Hillview
RSVP: (+65) 67 107 282
Operational Hours:
10.00am - 10.00pm (Monday - Friday)
9.00am - 10.00pm (Saturday & Sunday)


5. Sweet Potato Truffle Fries
The most interesting savory treat for everyone. A unique combination of sweet potato fries and fresh truffle has been resulting in uncommon snack idea that satisfies your taste buds. The fries has been cooked to the perfection since there it got a crispy exterior and dense interior while that truffle has been dominated the whole flavor of it. If you are foodies, that kind of presentation also help you to take a quirky snap of it. Food delight just exists.

Alternative venue: Tanuki Raw @Kapok
111 Middle Road
National Design Centre #01-05
Nearest MRT: Bugis
Operational Hous:
10.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)



6. Salted Egg Black Sesame Cake
Salted egg game strong. If you are looking for the uncommon salted egg dishes that has been transformed into a certain level of uniqueness, be sure tot taste Salted Egg Black Sesame Cake. It’s tasty, soft, and moist. Might be perfect to be paired with a cup of latte. Iced or hot is your choice.

Alternative venue: Dapper Coffee
73 Amoy St
Nearest MRT: Telok Ayer
Operational Hours:
8.00am - 5.00pm (Everyday)
Closed on PH.


7. Crispy Salmon Skin
As simple as it tends to be. Even though the appearance seems common, there is a huge potential to entertain you all the time. Showcasing the deep fried salmon skin served together with the garlic chili sauce. The flavor is well balanced and compliments each other. Definitely brilliant.

Alternative venue: Tanuki Raw @Kapok
111 Middle Road
National Design Centre #01-05
Nearest MRT: Bugis
Operational Hous:
10.00am - 10.00pm (Everyday)



8. Earl Grey Cheesecake
Not your common cheesecake for sure. This dessert is not too sweet, but certainly beautiful and well balanced. The earl gray-infused flavor is quite intense while the cheesecake layer itself still stand strong. Just paired this with a cup of tea and your snack time would be perfect. Absolutely worth the calories.

Alternative venue: Revelry
21 Lor Kilat
Nearest MRT: Beauty World
Operational Hours:
11.00am - 10.00pm (Sunday - Thursday)
11.00am - 11.00pm (Friday & Saturday)

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