Preludio – Chapter 1: Monochrome

The friend wanted to try Preludio from a friend’s good reviews even though neither of us has heard about this place before. Located at Frasers Tower, the restaurant was rather quiet on a weekday with a few tables occupied. Following a Monochrome-themed where dishes will be presented in black and/or white, I was rather excited…

Teppan Kappou Kenji – Unpretentious Japanese Fare at Tanjong Pagar

Tanjong Pagar road has no lack of Japanese cuisine and making it to the already extensive list is Teppan Kappou Kenji which is a stone throw away from Orchid Hotel. On first look, the exterior of the restaurant feels inconspicuous and one would feel intimidated to step in. But once inside, the interior exudes a…

Kilo Kitchen – Serving Kilo’s Classics at Duxton

I remembered going to Kilo many years back when it was still at Kampong Bugis so I was excited going back to Kilo when it moved to Duxton. Their new outlet was simply chio, emitting a warm ambience in an industrial-themed setting. The restaurant wasn’t too crowded when we reached but the friends were quite…

Hiryu – Contemporary Japanese Cuisine at Tras Street

Had my birthday lunch at the newly opened Hiryu, a contemporary Japanese restaurant that incorporates traditional Japanese ingredients with a variation of inventive Japanese techniques. The place is helmed by Chef Raymond Tan who also previously worked at Sushi Jin and Sushi Murasaki. We went for the Omakase; Sugi priced at $128. The menu consists…