The Pantry Chefs at McNair Road

The Pantry Chefs – A Review and Case Study of What Went Wrong and How They Can Improve

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I used to live in McNair Road. It’s a sleepy and quiet neighbourhood that’s almost unknown to everyone. If you’re wondering where it is, it’s about 5-10 minutes away from Boon Keng MRT station. One thing I didn’t like about living in McNair all those years was the fact that there really wasn’t anything exciting within walking distance. The nearest …


The Fantastic Experience of Fine Dining at Casual Dining Prices – Roots Kitchen Bar @ Dickson Road

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Last week, I was invited to review a newly opened restaurant called, “Roots Kitchen Bar.” I was very intrigued by the idea behind their eatery and thought that it would be worthwhile to check it out. What attracted me was the concept behind their restaurant, which was so noble yet simple: To provide the experience of fine dining (i.e. professionally …

The Perfect Soft-Boiled Egg

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Yesterday, I was eating at Yakun Kaya Toast. I ordered a toast bread set (comes with coffee/tea and soft-boiled eggs). Surprise, surprise! The lady who was preparing my order cracked open two eggs and out flowed the two most perfect and most delicious-looking soft-boiled eggs we’ve ever seen! It was so amusing! All the ladies at the counter were staring …

Today’s Dinner: Cantonese-style Congee, Braised Peanuts, Steamed Chicken in Wine, Steamed Broccoli and Mushrooms in Egg Sauce, and Baked Salmon

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Today’s one of the rare occasions where I get to cook such a grand meal! I love Cantonese-style congee. I really do! It’s one of my favourite dishes. A bowl of such congee and a little drizzle of sesame oil. Wow… That is just heavenly. You don’t need anything more. That alone tastes so divine you’ll find it hard to …