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April 29, 2015

A Staycation at Grand Park City Hall

Yep, this is our first hotel review! Since we're recording where and what we're eating, why not where we are going as well? :)

This was a very last minute staycation booking- we actually wanted to book Grand Copthorne Waterfront, but we couldn't find it in the Hotel Quickly list at 12pm, so we switched to Grand Park City Hall. Lesson learnt, book it when you see it!

But, this booking turned out to be a blessing in disguise.

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April 14, 2015

K.Cook @Somerset, Orchard Central

I like this place- no frills, and they are good at what they provide.

April 13, 2015

KT's Grill @Resorts World Sentosa, USS

Having eaten twice at Mel's Drive Thru at Universal Studios Singapore (USS), we were looking for something special to eat. Not the usual local fare, but we were hoping for a discounted lunch menu... And we did manage to find one at KT's Grill. Reading the not-so-updated reviews on Trip Advisor and Hungry Go Where, we decided to take the plunge.

We read previous reviews that there was quite a queue during lunch hours, but when we went there, it was surprisingly quiet. It should have set off the alarms, but the hungry sides of us went in anyway. It looks quite 'atas' from the outside, but once inside, you could a different vibe, like a bar-setting.

There was actually a 2-course set lunch promotion going on, but the main didn't attract us as much. So we ordered ala-carte instead. We've also read somewhere that bread was served like your usual French Restaurants, but I guess a lot has changed since that review. In fact, there weren't much reviews on this place.

Our glasses of ice water were served quickly, and our food came in a couple of minutes:

2nd level is available for sitting as well.

The place!

The menu!
Tender 1/2 Rotisserie Chicken ($18)
Roasted Traditional Half Spring Chicken with Sauteed Potatoes and Vegetables

Bangers and Mash ($18)
Flavoured Sausages, Italian herb, Swiss Cheese, Bratwurst

KT's Shepherd's Pie ($16)
Minced Beef Casserole with Diced Vegetables, topped with Creamy Mashed Potatoes

KT's BBQ Chicken Sandwich ($11)
Tender Chicken drizzled with KT's Special BBQ Sauce, served on Toasted Crusty Bread with Tomatoes and Lettuce. Comes with a side of American Fries

Baked Idaho Potato ($4)
Idaho Potato served with Sour Cream, Bacon Bits and Chives

The Tender 1/2 Rotisserie Chicken ($18), consisting of Roasted Traditional Half Spring Chicken with Sauteed Potatoes and Vegetables, was actually pretty tasty for a theme-park food. The meat is tender and came off the bone easily, and was quite well-marinated. The sides are the usual. After the 25% rebate, it's only $13.50++.

Bangers and Mash ($18) with Flavoured Sausages, Italian herb, Swiss Cheese, Bratwurst is something that wouldn't go wrong. Well, unless they are too tough, burnt, etc... you get what I mean. The mash is good, a classic dish.

KT's Shepherd's Pie ($16)- Minced Beef Casserole with Diced Vegetables, topped with Creamy Mashed Potatoes. This dish is somewhat average, with our mother wondering why wasn't it hot enough. But nonetheless, it is quite filling and the creamy potatoes were up to standards.

Our little nephew had KT's BBQ Chicken Sandwich ($11), which looked so juicy and tasty on the menu, but came out looking.. slightly different. It's not our first time anyway. The meat patty is kind of small, but the Toasted Crusty Bread has quite a crunch to it. The fries kept the boy happy, which we believe it will be for most kids.

The side dish, Baked Idaho Potato ($4) with Sour Cream, Bacon Bits and Chives, is also another classic. A pretty big potato by the way.

All in all, we doubt we'd return again, but it's the only restaurant with such a generous rebate in USS. If you are feeling awkward about visiting this place all sweaty and thirsty in your berms

and slippers, fret not, for it's still ultimately a theme park restaurant, and the decor is just... well, another decor. There isn't a formal dress code. There's a second level which you can visit

as well. If you are hungry, we are sure this place will fill you up.

P.S. We spent a total of $78.86, and we received a rebate of $19.715 with RWS Invites card which meant we only spent around $59 for 4 pax after taxes!


Food: 3/5
Service: 3/5
Ambiance: 3/5
Total Score: 2/5
[1- Never visit again, 2-Won't visit unless there's no other option, 3-Perhaps, 4 & 5- Yes!]

Good for? Couples, Groups, Family


About it:
KT's Grill (Resorts World Sentosa)
Address: Universal Studios Singapore, Singapore 098269

April 12, 2015

Coca International Singapore @Sentosa, Resorts World Singapore, RWS

Coming out of USS, we were famished and were craving for hot soupy food, but yet eat like... hungry monsters.

We were served by very friendly staff when the crowd was not as much, but as the tables filled up, I could feel that the staff's stamina was slowing thinning out, and food became much slower to arrive. Which can get frustrating as everyone is the momentum to eat, eat, eat...

You can either order ala-carte or go buffet style, which we tried the latter.

There are only 2 kinds of soup, and we chose to take half of each in one pot.
You get a small piece of paper and pencils to indicate what dishes you like, and hand it to any passing server. The food will be served on a separate portable table, apart from your main dining table. There aren't much unique dishes. The usual vegetables, meat. Other than spinanch noodles which was pretty interesting, the dishes probably stood out for their freshness.

April 5, 2015

On The Table @Farrer Park

Had a lovely walk on Sunday at Hort Park, and was tired of the same eats at Vivocity.
Chanced upon this two-store cafe while driving past, and decided to drop in upon checking out the postive reviews from Hungry Go Where.
It's a gem in the west, as one of the reviews put. Very different decorations as compared to the shophouses just nearby.
It's also pretty convenient as it is located just opposite of Farrer Park MRT. Although most of the traffic flow seemed to be heading to Pasir Panjang Hawker, this cafe is pretty filled up on a weekend 8+ pm.

The menu was handed to us promptly by a young, smiling girl, and were told to order at the counter. You can grab iced or warm water at the counter.

We ordered:

Duck Leg with Mash ($18)

April 3, 2015

Menya Musashi

We've visited this particular ramen chain multiple times, at two different outlets, one in Ion where we were first blown away by the free 4 times noodles. It's really worth the money, like $16.90 and you really get to eat till you're really, really full. The only downside is that you can't top up the soup, so there's just so much noodles you can eat without the soup...

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The menu!

April 2, 2015

Miam Miam @Bugis Junction

It was quite full on a weekday evening, and we were pretty apprehensive at getting a table. The huge menu has quite a portion dedicated to sweet desserts, and since we were craving for an after-dinner bite, this place's naturally the choice.

It's an open concept cafe, you can see what's everybody eating, comparing what you see on the menu and the real thing ;)

We ordered:
 French Toast ($10.80)

Float@The Bay: SG's First Luxury Floating Bar

When we were first invited to a private event with a venue stating, "Float@The Bay", we thought, "Hey, it's interesting!" Because, we thought it was at Keppel Bay. (Yeah, we even thought of the Float at Marina Bay) But, The Bay in this case, is actually... where tourists board the Singapore River Cruise. I never knew that dock had such a cool name. I always felt it's where the drunkards hail their cabs back after partying at Clarke Quay.

I was pleasantly surprised when I saw the boat. It's extremely futuristic-looking. Entirely in white, with lots of coloured LED lighted high chairs and tables, well-stocked bar, and boom boom R&B music with bass speakers, this boat has all the tourists sitting at the River Cruise Boats staring at us.