Two Days Trip in Jakarta – Dinner at Suntiang in Grand Indonesia (Day 1)

Exploration of our room took quite a while before finally settling down on the sofa for a short rest. One of our objectives for this trip was to enjoy one good massage and we started flipping through the directory in the hotel room. We booked a couple massage at 10pm which gives us ample time for dinner and strolling around the neighbouring complex. Exhaustedly, we rested on the bed and unnoticeably, we had fallen asleep… The journey to our hotel has worn us out a little due to the bad traffic. We woke up in time just to catch a glimpse of the sun setting beautifully upon the central square. We pulled ourselves out from the bed to wash up a bit before going down in …

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“Cold” Dinner and Creme Brulee Dessert at Ice Edge Cafe

What a day ! Rain has just plagued the entire afternoon and it was still drizzling even in the late evening. The weather was cold and wind just blow relentlessly. I was picking up my girl friend from work and we are heading towards Ice Edge Cafe for a dessert. But since I have not taken my dinner, we headed for the main course as well. Sea Bass – Seared Seabass, watercress Rissotto, edamame beans, tomato salsa and Lemon scent. Price $20.80. The Seabass are pan-seared to golden brown on the outside while the locking the tenderness and juice of the fish meat within. Rissotto tasted slightly salty, but a good combination with the fish. BBQ Pork Ribs. Ice Edge’s Special smoky BBQ baby pork ribs, …

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Han Shi Fang – Steamboat and BBQ King at Upper Paya Lebar Road (汉食坊)

Apart from the Saturday Cafe that has opened recently near my house, another new Chinese steamboat restaurant, Han Shi Fang has surfaced along the same street. Apparently there was not much crowd due to its new opening, but we decided to give it a try as the steamboat looks decent. The restaurant was not lavishly decorated and the interior looks more like a family-styled setting. Just felt some homely in here. Herbal Soup Base (left) and Pork Rib Soup Base (right). The concept is slightly different and it incorporates steamboat and BBQ together. While most of the steamboat restaurants are offering one soup base with BBQ, they are able to split the soup pot into two sections and offer more varieties of soup base, offering greater …

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Kay Lee Roast Meat Joint – Zhu Jiang Style Roast Meat

Even before lunchtime, there were already people queuing up to buy their special roast meat. I was out with my colleague for a meeting with a client and it was near Upper Paya Lebar therefore we decided to lunch somewhere nearby. Throughout the years staying in Paya Lebar area, I have passed by the eatery almost every time I drove home and yet did not manage to have a taste of it. Finally, today we decided to give it a try. We was lucky because we queued up minutes before crowd came pouring into the shop for lunch History of Kay Lee Roast Meat The history dated back as early as 1931 when the first generation, Mr Ha, the father acquired “Zhu Jiang Style Roast” recipes …

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Chia Bee Lor Mee for Midnight Supper !

Chia Bee Lor Mee – Noodles and gravy are being packed separately. Before my sister landed in Singapore from her trip in Bali, her SMS had already came in the afternoon,  asking if I would be interested in having Lor Mee as supper. Knowing my sister for so long, I believed it was not her idea’s at all but it was her boyfriend’s idea ! For me, eating is just life and there is no way I would reject any offer like this, especially for supper. Our initial plan was to go down to North Bridge Road straight and dine at the coffeeshop, but after overwhelming response at home that everyone wants to have supper, we opted to takeaway and have it at home instead. While …

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Izakaya Nijumaru – A Hidden Japanese Restuarant

Cuppage Plaza was much seen as a dodgy on the physical appearance while the building itself is lined with Japanese restaurants and one that attracted my attention was Izakaya Nijumaru. Not because it has almost filled out the entire stretch of shops along the Japanese restaurant, but the crowd that was waiting for their turns. Though I am a person that does not really like queuing for food, I took a chance an waited for a seat. After staying in Osaka Japan for two years, I have been a great fan of Japanese food that often I will ordered some much food that it takes two to finish ! Below are the some of the dishes I have ordered and finished. (My girl friend did helped …

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When Hot Stone Meets With Ramen – Tonkotsu Kazan Ramen at Liang Court

The ramen shop is bright decorated in bright red, tucked away in a corner of Liang Court. With a large bright red signboard, it easily attracts my attention while I was walking around the shopping complex to find a restaurant to settle down for my late night dinner. Tonkotsu Kazan originated from Osaka, Japan, the same province which is famous for their kinryu ramen. Although the dish was created in Osaka, but they does not have a physical shop in Japan itself at the moment. Their signature dish is Ishiyaki Ramen, meanings Hot Stone Ramen. Ishiyaki was a traditional method used to make roasted chestnuts and sweet potatoes and the combination of the two traditional cooking bring the ramen to a whole new creativity level. For …

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Lunch at Jyu Jyu Japanese Restaurant in Melbourne

We got to hurry up to finish our lunch and reach the graduation ceremony by 2pm. My sis recommended this Japanese restuarant for lunch and I thought they could be better. Mentioned to be one of the better Japanese restaurant she has eaten before while in Australia. Basically all the staff in this restaurant is Japanese, but they do speaks good english. The one in white is the owner and heard from my sis that he is very strict with the staff.. We got so hungry that we have ordered a meat bun to share among 3 of us .. Surprisingly nice… lolx. Better than Singapore’s meat bun. Actually I was hoping high standard for their food,  but yet it disappointed me totally. I ordered a …

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Dessert at Liang Seah Street Tang Shui Xian 糖水先

Grass Jelly with Sweet Potato and Sago At times, I thought using the most simplify ingredients can produce the greatest dish, but I was wrong on this dessert. It is a pure mixture of shaved ice and sweet potatoes without a tint of natural sweetness in the dessert at all. I would not recommend this dessert to anyone. Durian shaved ice… Nice to eat but after the ice melted, it is like a overdose of milk mix… Waffle n ice cream is nice , but the cocoa powder spolit it…