Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Brunch’

Have you ever had one of those “wow, I’m gonna try to replicate this at home!” moments when you eat something simple yet so good at a restaurant? That’s what I feel for the warm cauliflower and kale salad from The Carlile Room. Generous shreds of parmesan, fried cubes of chickpea croutons, addictive black garlic caesar on the side, this is one salad which I can eat everyday! By the way, I won’t be recreating this since I don’t cook ha #justsaying

carlile

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

I spent the day doing touristy stuff — Pike Place Market (it’s bigger than I thought!), Waterfront, Pioneer Square etc. Then it started raining (again), sigh. So I ducked into The London Plane for shelter and food. Their bakery is famous for naturally leavened sourdough but you know I’m not into bread right ha. My brunch main of crispy farro, roasted salmon, atchara, shaobing (?!) and fried egg sounds more interesting on paper than in reality; overcooked salmon and salty overall; don’t think I’ll be back again.

london plane

Read Full Post »

Hello uni omelette!! Went to Mercer Brunch just for that but ended up with two same-same-but-different plates on the table, score. Because there’s uni, and there’s lobster. The latter has a reddish tinge from the fresh tomato lobster cream sauce and I like the slight sweetness. The one with uni has a more briny flavour so it really depends on personal preference. Worth a try but pity that the texture is not as fluffy as La Mère Poulard’s!

mercer1mercer2

Read Full Post »

Inspired by the artisanal brasseries lining the French Riveria which gives diners a beautiful riverfront view, Kwee Zeen similarly offers a dining experience with an unrivalled backdrop of the South China Sea.

DSCF1727

It took me a moment to realize that this used to be The Terrace where we had a superb gourmet Sunday Champagne Brunch a couple of years ago. Like The Terrace, Kwee Zeen has upped the champagne brunch game by introducing a Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch, featuring an extravagant spread of epicurean indulgences and free flow of premium Taittinger Champagne.

DSCF1688

Highlights include a hearty selection of succulent live seafood, foie gras cooked a la minute, fromage and charcuteries, tandoor, and not forgetting desserts on trolley and handcrafted truffles of unique flavours!

DSCF1692

There’s even a DIY caviar counter complete with blinis, ikura, creme fraiche and other garnishes.

DSCF1690

Don’t miss the interesting cured salmon marinated with coffee! I wouldn’t have imagined this pairing but it works.

DSCF1689

Even the gourmet cheese selection was overwhelming. 32 variations, take your pick!

DSCF1711

Okie, the highlight of brunch for me was not the champagne, not the oysters, not the lobsters, not the caviar, not the cheese…

It was the one and only DUNGENESS CRAB!!!

DSCF1720

I was planning to try all the different kinds of crabs available but the chef helming the crab station confidently placed one whole crab on my plate and told me “just try this, you won’t want to try the others after this”. I nodded and smiled but was secretly thinking I’d be back to try the others after this! Well, I was wrong, she was right! This huge dungeness crab was amazing!!! Super meaty and that fresh roe!! I polished off two of these monsters and didn’t have much tummy space for anything else but…

DSCF1704

Desserts, what else!

DSCF1698

Compared to The Terrace, the sweets selection has definitely been pared down. There’s the usual cakes, mousses, jellies, ice cream, crepes etc, nothing particularly memorable.

DSCF1697

That said, I do love the assorted truffles here! So much so that I probably downed 15 of these handmade and of good quality chocolates oops #whatdiet Black sesame, oolong, durian, coconut, dulce de leche, those are some of my personal favourite flavours!

DSCF1700

Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch is available every Sunday, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm:
$168++ per adult with free-flow Taittinger Champagne & wine
$138++ per adult with free-flow soft drinks & juices
$58++ per child (aged 5 to 11 years old) with free-flow soft drinks & juices

DSCF1703

Our thanks to Pearly for spending Sunday with us!

Kwee Zeen
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa
Singapore 099891
+65 6708 8366

Read Full Post »