Food

Sunday, 18 October 2009

Ostrich cuisines at Rizqun Hotel

2009-10-18 OSTRICH meat has been said to be a "healthy" red meat with two-thirds less fat, compared to beef, although it looks almost similar in taste, texture and appearance.It has almost the same iron and protein content to beef, but less than half...

Sunday, 11 October 2009

Catering to good taste

2009-10-11 THIS week's Dish of the Week has a local touch: Grilled Lamb Chop with Kerisik Sauce. The recipe, which serves four, comes courtesy of Royal Brunei Catering (RBC) and is in RBC's Collection of Recipes Vol 2 cookbook, which is available for purchase...

Lost and found in translation

2009-10-11 HOW did Canadian celebrity chef Guy Rubino reinvent himself in the middle of a recession?With three restaurants and an international television series behind him, Rubino has joined the ranks of high-end chefs doing more approachable food by...

Red Canopy adds new colour

2009-10-11 RED CANOPY Café has reinvened itself with its recent renovation and improved menu.Located at Batu Bersurat since October 2005, the signature drapes and cosy corners are still around with some makeovers in the main dining area.The ambience is...

Sunday, 4 October 2009

Score at Le Stadium

2009-10-04 IT may not be able to hold thousands of screaming fans but Le Stadium has the capacity to host its legion of regular patrons and more for those huge meals or short breaks.Standing out with a vividly colourful building among the surrounding small...

Yoghurt: Not just for breakfast

2009-10-04 IF they survive the pasteurisation process, you should find the bacteria — usually Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria — listed on the container among the ingredients, right after milk.Both types have long reputations as probiotics, bacteria...

What is Hari Raya without 'Ketupat' and 'Lemang'

2009-10-04 THE celebration for Aidilfitri that fell on last Sept 20 continues throughout this month of Syawal as Muslims in Malaysia ( ... and Brunei) keep to their tradition of holding the Hari Raya open house.At these functions, held either in residences,...

Friday, 28 August 2009

Local and Chinese favourites for breaking fast

2009-08-28 WHEN you break fast at LaMee Restaurant throughout this Ramdhan, you will be spoilt for choices as there are two ongoing promotions available here.You can either go for the Sungkai buffet that features all-time favourite local and Chinese delicacies...

Savour Sri Lankan crab buffet for 'sungkai'

2009-08-28 THE Singapore Table is the only place in town where juicy and succulent Sri Lankan crabs are available.The restaurant's Sungkai Promotion that serves delicious crab dishes as part of its buffet spread is fast becoming the talk of the town. A few of...

Thursday, 27 August 2009

Heritage of flavours at Tarindak d' Seni

2009-08-27 THIS Ramadhan, break your fast with a difference.Imagine serenaded by the sun settling down over a picturesque panorama of Kampong Ayer, with sweeping riverscape views, boats passing by and a tranquil charm that only Brunei Darussalam, the Abode of...

Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Scrumptious Sungkai at Orchid Garden

2009-08-26 ON MONDAY, a friend gushed enthusiastically about the scrumptious buffet she had at the Goldiana Café, Orchid Garden Hotel, with her group of "Warga Emas" (Senior Citizen) friends and the 50 per cent discount they had.She enthused that...

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Value-for-money 'sungkai' at De' Tymz

2009-08-25 WITH all the buffet spreads in town, breaking your fast during Ramadhan can still be an affordable option. De' Tymz Café & Restaurant, which happens to be one of my favourite hangouts to chill out with friends, has come up with a truly value-for...

Li Gong's Chinese spread gets wider

2009-08-25 EXPERIENCE glorious Chinese cuisine at Li Gong at The Empire Hotel and Country Club. In conjunction with the introduction of its new menus on October 4, the restaurant is offering a weekly specials featuring a selection of wonderful Chinese...

Monday, 24 August 2009

'Sungkai' the Shikai way

2009-08-24 ANOTHER restaurant that you can go to for Sungkai and not over-indulge this Ramadhan is to Shikai Restaurant. Famed for its roast duck and variety of noodles and rice dishes, the restaurant is offering a variety of specials for Sungkai.Tse Tow Khim...

Friday, 21 August 2009

Break fast with a la carte specials at RMS Diner

2009-08-21 NEW improved menu with a wider selection of dishes. Check it out!If you are in Kuala Belait and thinking of breaking fast without over-indulging on a huge spread, then RMS Diner is for you. Featuring juicy steaks and wholesome burgers, RMS Diner has...

Thursday, 20 August 2009

Less is more at Axtivo Cafe

2009-08-20 RECENTLY, a couple of us food enthusiasts ventured to a restaurant that has been toutedmore for its philosophy of healthy eating.Axtivo Cafe & Restaurant is tucked into a peaceful part of town behind the Brunei Tennis Club (BTC) in Berakas but...

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Rizqun Coffee House goes Middle East again

2009-08-11 MY friends and I recently went over to Rizqun Coffee House for our monthly buffet get-together and although the "Scaschlic" theme was a repeat, the food spread was the best I had ever so far.In fact, there seemed to be so much to eat that...

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Always have a great time at De’ Tymz

2009-08-06 THIS is one of the regular joints that I always patronise. Other than the  friendly, attentive staff, good food and a superb assortment of drinks, De’Tymz Café & Restaurant in Kiulap always makes me feel at home. The place is small...

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Enjoy whole roasted duck at $1

2009-08-04 IT MAY have been just last month that we reviewed this restaurant and we focused on the a la carte specialties. Several friends and yours truly went back again recently to try more of their dim sum specialties and we were pleasantly satiated. The...

Friday, 31 July 2009

Discover culinary finesse at Savy's Brasserie

2009-07-31 FOOD aficionados will be pleased to know that there used to be a little well-kept secret amongst the old shop-houses in Bandar.Well, not any more as I must simply share with you the extraordinarily beautiful dining experience that I recently had....

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