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Category: Restaurants

  • DTF

    To celebrate the end of a productive week, we went out for dinner at Din Tai Fung, a Michelin-starred Taiwanese restaurant in the middle of Seattle. There’s a reliance on pork in Taiwanese food, so there wasnt much for me to eat, but what there was was more than ample: truffle xiaolongbao were especially good.

  • A good night

    To draw a close to this week, and to celebrate not having to take any high strength painkillers for two whole days, we went out to dinner with friends at FOC, a tapas bar near 28 Hong Kong Street, the prosaically named but very good cocktail bar at, well, 28 Hong Kong Street. I allowed […]

  • Rowdy Labyrinth

    My parents and sister are visiting Singapore, and although they went to bed early last night and I watched Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, tonight I treated them to a meal at Labyrinth. Labyrinth is (depending on your perspective) an achingly pretentious restaurant where every dish has to be explained to you by your […]

  • Sharkys, Bagan

    Last night I looked online for somewhere to go out for dinner in Bagan. There was nothing apart from a recommendation to smoke shisha at a backpacker hostel, or a KTV joint 45 minutes’drive away. Thanks, internet. We walked down the main street, and went past the umbrella factory, past a few dimly lit restaurants […]

  • Pollen

    Tonight I went to Pollen, a fairly ludicrous restaurant in the quite-ridiculous Flower Dome at the Gardens By The Bay. There I sat, in air conditioned splendour one degree north of the equator, freezing half to death in a giant building full of tulips. It’s a good life if you don’t weaken.