aspirantsg.com Archives - 01 March 2013, Friday

  • Usher in the Year of the Snake @ PARKROYAL on Beach Road

    aspirantsg.com 26 Feb '13, 9am

    Other than Yu Sheng, you will also get to savour their Eight Treasure Boneless Duck , Braised Long Cabbage with Dried Scallops, Chili Crab, Poached “Live” Prawns with Chinese Wine, Beef with Spicy Sauce, Braised Pork Knuckle with Dried Oyster and Black Moss, Crispy Roasted BBQ Pork, R...

  • Narisawa Secured Top Spot At The Inaugural Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards

    Narisawa Secured Top Spot At The Inaugural Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards |

    aspirantsg.com 25 Feb '13, 11pm

    JAAN is an intimate, 40-seat restaurant dedicated to showcasing the finest in modern French cuisine in Singapore. The view from the 70th floor is jaw-dropping, matched only by the wittily presented and immaculately executed dishes emerging from the kitchen of Chef de Cuisine Julien Ro...

  • [NEW POST] Fox & Hounds - An Old English Heritage @ Mount Tamborine Enjoy!

    Fox & Hounds - An Old English Heritage @ Mount Tamborine

    aspirantsg.com 20 Feb '13, 11pm

    In the end, no mechanics were willing to come for us. But thankfully the brakes recovered after a 2 hours break and drove at a really slow speed back to Gold Coast. From our visit and the recent information on their website, it seems that the owners are selling the property off. Its t...

  • Nando’s Goes A Little Posh with The All-New Butterfly Chicken Breast Meal

    Nando’s Goes A Little Posh with The All-New Butterfly Chicken Breast Meal |

    aspirantsg.com 18 Feb '13, 11pm

    And for an even more ‘posh’ Butterfly Chicken Breast Meal dining experience, opt for a ‘hoity toity’ four-course menu at Nando’s. Start your “chi-chi” gastronomic experience with the Wild Mushroom Soup & Garlic Bread that will tantalise with its chicken bits before the scrumptious mai...

  • Happy V'Day! Get Overwhelmed By Love's Grandest Gestures today via Enjoy!

    Be Overwhelmed By Love's Grandest Gestures

    aspirantsg.com 12 Feb '13, 11pm

    Be Overwhelmed By Love's Grandest Gestures Feb. 13 Infographics no comments Valentine's Day is just 1 day away and you have yet to come up with a romantic idea to sweep your lover off her feet? Fret not! Red Letter Days invite you to take inspiration from history by creating an infogr...

  • Epilogue Cafe - A New Haven For Dessert Lovers via @AspirantSG

    Epilogue Cafe - A New Haven For Dessert Lovers

    aspirantsg.com 06 Feb '13, 11pm

    Enough of the scene, I need to focus back on my mission to enjoy an afternoon of dessert tasting from Epilogue Cafe's decadent new dessert and cakes menu. I started my dessert feast with their delightful Parisian Macarons ($2.50 each) . These sweet, meringue-based traditional French c...

  • [POST]: 7 Reasons Why You Should Download Burpple #Featured

    7 Reasons Why You Should Download Burpple

    aspirantsg.com 02 Feb '13, 3am

    If you are a avid foodie who loves to share your food adventures on Instagram (10 Tips to Grow Your Instagram Followers ), Burpple may soon be your next plaything! Burpple is a new social Food App that allow you to effortlessly share, remember, organize and explore food moments with y...

  • Food . Travel . Social MediaAspirantSG

    aspirantsg.com 31 Jan '13, 11pm

    Shabu-shabu is a popular Japanese version of hot pot that can be found all over the little island of Singapore. It is rumoured that the name Shabu Shabu was actually derived from the sound produced when diners stirred their ingredients in the pot. Beef was originally the main meat ing...

  • [POST]: Moroccan Feast @ Bussorah #Food

    Moroccan Feast @ BussorahAspirantSG

    aspirantsg.com 29 Jan '13, 7pm

    After a little persuasion, I managed to get Damian, Gabriel & Ivan to check out Haji Lane located in Arab Street & explore dining within its relatively undiscovered gastronomical haven. To me, Haji Lane is a getaway from the identical and extremely boring shopping centres that mushroo...

  • [NEW POST] Your Quick Guide To Popular Japanese Cuisine Part 2 Enjoy!

    Your Quick Guide To Popular Japanese Cuisine Part 2

    aspirantsg.com 25 Jan '13, 3pm

    After all those fried dishes, guests are usually presented with either hot or cold Sencha (common Japanese green tea) to 'cleanse' some of the grease away. Today, green tea has become synonymous with Japanese cuisine in Singapore. It contains a variety of enzymes and is believed to lo...

  • [POST]: Your Quick Guide To Popular Japanese Cuisine Part 1 #Featured

    Your Quick Guide To Popular Japanese Cuisine Part 1

    aspirantsg.com 21 Jan '13, 11pm

    Sushi has traditionally been served on exquisite wood or lacquer plates on the sunny island of Singapore. A decade ago, local Japanese restaurants started to serve kaiten zushi or sushi train style. Colour coded plates of sushi are placed on a conveyor belt that went around customers’...

  • Food Truckin' Locales Top Three Food Truck Friendly Cities in the United States via @AspirantSG

    Food Truckin' Locales Top Three Food Truck Friendly Cities in the United States

    aspirantsg.com 17 Jan '13, 11pm

    Diversity is the name of the game when it comes to the Portland food truck scene. With food trucks opening and unfortunately closing every week, the palates of Portlanders are as sophisticated as they are picky. The Portland food cart scene is bustling with non-traditional locales suc...

  • What's Hot In Restaurants 2013 via @AspirantSG

    What's Hot In Restaurants 2013

    aspirantsg.com 09 Jan '13, 11pm

    has published this infographic which summaries the statistical findings from a survey done by over 1,800 chefs from American Culinary Federation. The survey was conducted by The National Restaurant Association to forecast menu trends. It revealed that children’s nutrition and local so...

  • My Happy Prawn Mee One of the better #Prawn #Mee i had in #Singapore!

    My Happy Prawn Mee MealAspirantSG

    aspirantsg.com 08 Jan '13, 7pm

    The queue was relatively short and in order to faciliate fast orders, we were able to choose from one of the 4 'Happy Meals' packages. We opted for smallest portion Pork Ribs Big Prawn Noodles ($5) & Pork Slices Big Prawn Noodles ($4). Suggestion: try mixing 2 different noodles togeth...

  • [POST]: 1st Dragon Year Lo Hei #Chinese

    2 Chefs Eating PlaceAspirantSG

    aspirantsg.com 05 Jan '13, 10am

    Started my Lo Hei Marathon this year with a Super Huat Lo Hei with Damian & the Muffins at 2 Chefs Eating Place tucked deep within the Commonwealth Crescent Estates - Blk 116.

  • Food Galore Here! Go for a list of yummy options in #Singapore & #Asia! #foodporn #food

    Aspirant Food ListAspirantSG

    aspirantsg.com 04 Jan '13, 12am

    Similar to what I have done for Travel List & Social Media Topics , I have create a simple categorised list for you to find your required food review within the shortest time possible. This list will be automatically updated once a new food blog post goes 'Live'.

  • [POST]: What's A Ponycat & What Does It Got To Do With Breakfast?

    What's A Ponycat & What Does It Got To Do With Breakfast?

    aspirantsg.com 02 Jan '13, 11pm

    The best part about staying at Bowen Terrace Accommodations at New Farm, Brisbane was that 3 of the well-loved local breakfast haunts - The Ponycat Cafe , Au Cirque and The Little Larder were all located within close walking distance! The cafe was rather quiet at around 10am on a Tues...

  • [POST]: Historical Bang Rak Food & Cultural Tour Part 2 #Bangkok

    Historical Bang Rak Food & Cultural Tour Part 2

    aspirantsg.com 27 Dec '12, 5pm

    You can get the same noodles and ingredients from other roadside stalls but the differentiating factor was the unique soup base. I asked the guide if I am able to get the exact same soup base by ordering Tom Yam Noodles at other noodle stalls. Her answer was Yes ... But I have tried t...

  • Celebrate Christmas With Your Beloved Pets @ Sun Ray Café via @AspirantSG

    Celebrate Christmas With Your Beloved Pets @ Sun Ray Café |

    aspirantsg.com 22 Dec '12, 6pm

    Located at 79 Brighton Crescent Serangoon Gardens, the café allow you to break away from Christmas dining at the clattery, overcrowded spaces in the city and enjoy a more relaxed pace at this secret find in Serangoon Gardens village. The café has consistently enjoyed mentions from Str...

  • [POST]: AspirantSG's #CookForFamily Session With Mom #Chinese

    #CookForFamily Session With Mom

    aspirantsg.com 15 Dec '12, 1am

    To bring back the good old days where families cook and eat their meals together, Daniel (Daniel's Food Diary) organised bloggers-for-bloggers initiative #CookForFamily. I am thrilled to be one of 100 bloggers who are privileged to be part of this meaningful project. The initiative wa...

  • Thks! [NEW POST] Au Cirque - Ever Had Rainbow Trout For Breakfast? Enjoy!

    Au Cirque - Ever Had Rainbow Trout For Breakfast?

    aspirantsg.com 04 Dec '12, 11pm

    Best Breakfast in New Town Brisbane , Best Pancakes in Brisbane , Best place for rainbow trout in Brisbane , Bowen Terrace Accommodations , Smoked Rainbow Trout With Poached Eggs Truffle Oil & Spinach Au Cirque Brisbane , Top breakfast in Brisbane , Top Brisbane Cafes , Top Eats In Br...

  • [NEW POST] Sun Ray Café - A Ray Of Happiness for Singapore Pet Lovers Enjoy!

    Sun Ray Café - A Ray Of Happiness for Singapore Pet Lovers |

    aspirantsg.com 01 Dec '12, 5am

    Chef Derrar Hassane (Head Chef at Sun Ray Cafe) came in to check on his guest. Besides sharing with us the preparation work behind the entrées, the bubbly chef also share with us his adventurous past of perfecting his European style culinary skills at different countries. Notably, and...

  • The Hungry Traveller Guide to City Breaks! @AspirantSG Read at the link

    The Hungry Traveller Guide to City Breaks

    aspirantsg.com 27 Nov '12, 4pm

    believe that one of the best ways to get to know a place is by sampling the local cuisine. So they created their own Hungry Traveller Guide to City Breaks, the first in a series of infographics that will help you get your foodie bearings in different destinations around the world.

  • [POST]: Paradise @ Thomson Plaza? #Chinese

    Paradise @ Thomson Plaza?AspirantSG

    aspirantsg.com 26 Nov '12, 12am

    I must say the dishes came relatively fast. The first to arrive was Crisp-fried crystal prawns in wasabi mayo sauce. The prawns were fresh and crunchy. Wasabi mayo offers just the right amount of 'kick', not too much to make you reel. Great dish, only complain was the quantity of praw...

  • [POST]: Antoinette - A Great Taste Of French Hospitality #Cafes

    Antoinette - A Great Taste Of French Hospitality

    aspirantsg.com 25 Nov '12, 12am

    My dear MediaCorp colleagues decided to spoil me one last time before I leave the company. They were confident that I will fall head over heels in love with this amazing French place. Located at Penhas Road, Antoinette was not exactly a convenient before or after shopping stopover. Th...

  • 10 Things You Need to Know About Revamped Facebook Pages

    aspirantsg.com 18 Nov '12, 11pm

    10 Things You Need to Know About Revamped Facebook Pages , Changes from Revamp Facebook Page , Changes to Facebook Pages that you should know , Facebook covers , Facebook Pages Changes , New Facebook Timeline , Revamped Facebook Timeline , social media marketing singapore , social med...

  • All You Need To Know About Traditional Gongfu Tea Brewing via @AspirantSG

    All You Need To Know About Traditional Gongfu Tea Brewing

    aspirantsg.com 14 Nov '12, 12am

    Another popular brewing vessel is the humble gaiwan which literally means ‘covered cup’ in Chinese. It is versatile and can be used to brew anything type of tea, can be washed easily and is great for testing new teas as it brings out the full flavor of the tea without modifying it, un...

  • Official Launch Of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants @ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore via @AspirantSG

    Official Launch Of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants @ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore |

    aspirantsg.com 11 Nov '12, 11pm

    William Drew, William Reed Business Media, said of the new list: “Following the success of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, we are excited to announce the date of the first ever awards ceremony for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. This launch champions the significant and continued growth ...

  • A Marketer's Guide To Pinterest: Pin It To Win It

    aspirantsg.com 04 Nov '12, 10pm

    The charm of Pinterest is that repinned contents still retains their source links and hence help drive referral traffic to brand websites and encourages brand adoption among the community. With the introduction of “Pin It” buttons, contents are now shared at an astonishing pace by lad...

  • Thks! [NEW POST] Halloween Horror Nights 2 @rwsentosa Review! Get scared via now!

    Halloween Horror Nights 2 @ Universal Studios Singapore

    aspirantsg.com 20 Oct '12, 4pm

    Riding on the immense success of its debut last year, Halloween Horror Nights returns this year as a bolder and bigger incarnation. Universal Studios Singapore is upping the scare ante by doubling the number of scareactors and building three elaborate haunted-houses amongst a frightfu...