Monday, January 01, 1990


$(Below $30 per head)

12 Inch Pizzas & Records

15 Minutes

2 Blur Guys

Arnold's Fried Chicken

Artistry - Go For The PB&J French Toast

Astons Prime Part II

Astons Specialties

Astons Specialties at Serangoon Gardens

Bacon Brothers, Christchurch New Zealand - A Real Challenger To Fergburger

Bather's (Lunch)

Batter Fluffy Flaps

Battle Of The Poutines

B Bakery

Bergs Gourmet Burgers

Bergs Gourmet Burgers Part II - A Pictorial

Bermuda Triangle

Botak Jones

Botak Jones Part II

Botak Jones III - A Pictorial

Brunches Cafe - Very Much Form Over Factor

Buckaroo BBQ & Grill

Burger Shack

Cafe Oliv

California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen Part II

California Pizza Kitchen Part III

California Pizza Kitchen IV

California Pizza Kitchen V - An Invite

Carl's Junior

Carvers & Co - Yet Another Burger Joint

Checker's Cafe

Chock Full Of Beans

Chye Seng Huat Hardware

Clinton Street Baking Co Singapore - As Good As The Original?

Cocotte Part II - An Invite

Dallas Restaurant and Bar

Dolphins Restaurant

Drury Lane - Just Another Cafe

Eighteen Chefs


Everything with Fries

Fatboy's The Burger Bar

Fatboy's The Burger Bar II

Fergburger, Queenstown New Zealand - Better Than In-N-Out And Shake Shack

Friends @ Jelita

Half Pound Burger Bar & Grill - Decent Value Set Lunch


Hatter Street Bakehouse & Cafe - Desserts In The Neighbourhood


Hot Box Bistro


Immanuel French Kitchen - French Food In A Coffeeshop

Jacob's Cafe


Krispy Kreme Singapore

Lavender and Berry Farm, Pemberton

Little Pancakes - Reasonably Priced Pancakes In Thomson

Lucky Pierrot (ラッキーピエロ ベイエリア本店), Hokkaido - Seriously Overrated

Luke's Lobster, New York - Value For Money Lobster Rolls

Madam Q Steakhouse

Mariners' Corner Restaurant & Steakhouse

m:bgr BRGR BAR, Montreal QC

Melt Bar - Nothing Like Toastface Grillah

Milk & Honey - A Dessert Pictorial

Mingles La' Brassarie Part II

Ministry of Steak

Miss Clarity Cafe

Montana Brew Bar - Go For the Waffles

Montreux Bistro

Most Original Burgers

Nassim Hill Bistro Bakery Bar - Decent Brunch Place Along The Fringes of Orchard Road

New York Fries - Hong Kong

New York New York

New York Style Steak & Burger

Nexus Gourmet

Nexus Gourmet Revisited

Ollies Cafe, Esperance WA - One of Esperance's Best Breakfast Places

Omakase Burger - And My Search For The Best Burger Continues...

Pancakes At Carillon, Perth WA

Pancakes On The Rocks, Sydney

Park Bench Deli - Pretty Good Grilled Sandwiches!

Park Bench Deli II - Even Better Than My First Visit

Peperoni Pizzeria

Pepper Steakhouse &  Bistro

Petals & Leaves Bistro


Prego, Bali

Rasa Sayang Western Food


Republic of Steak

Republic of Steak II

Ribs & Burgers, Perth WA - Decent Burgers

Santa Fe @ Riverboat

Sauce Bar

Seah Street Deli

Seah Street Deli Part II

Seah Street Deli once again

Seah Street Deli Part IV

Shake Shack, New York - Good Burgers, Fast Food Prices

Shawtys Cafe, Bar & Restaurant, Twizel New Zealand - Very Decent Food In A Small Town

Smok'Inn Frogz Kitchen

Smuggled Seeds Espresso, Perth WA

Stevo's Salads n Such

Stuart Andersen’s Black Angus (Lunch)

Sunset Grill & Pub

Suprette - Awesome Burger In A Heritage Hotel

Suprette II - Still My Favourite Burger In Singapore Thus Far

Surf 'N' Turf

The Garden Slug

The Hand Burger

The Happy Wife, Bunbury WA

The Hardware Societe, Melbourne

The Old Crow, Perth WA

The Old Mountaineers Cafe, Bar & Restaurant, Mount Cook New Zealand - Decent Food With Awesome Views

The Rosti Farm - Rosti, Milkshakes & Chocolates

Toastface Grillah, Perth WA - Interesting Name, Awesome Toasties

Uno Beef House

Vancouver Cafe & Store, Albany


W39 Bistro & Bakery - Plenty Of Fluff, Very Little Substance


Wakadori Jidai Naruto Honten (若鶏時代なると本店), Hokkaido - Finger Licking Good Fried Chicken!


Western Chow


Wham!burger Part II

White Dog Cafe

Wildfire Kitchen + Bar - Brunch & Burgers - A Challenger To The Burger Crown?

Yoshoku Kitchen

$$(Between $31 - $50 per head)

&Made by Bruno Menard

Adrift By David Myers II - Consistently Good Burgers


Astons Prime

Benjamin Browns Bistro & Bakery - What's All The Fuss About?

Bird Bird - More Than Just Fried Chicken

Bistro Du Vin

Bistro One Zero Three

Braise (Lunch)

Brasserie Les Saveurs IV - A Pictorial

Brown Sugar

Burger & Lobster, London - Finger Licking Good!



Ciao Italia, Perth

Clinton Street Baking Co. & Restaurant, New York - Watch Out For The Queues!

Common Man Coffee Roasters - Maybe It's The Coffee?

DB Bistro Moderne

Dean & Deluca Singapore - Finally Got Around To Trying....


Desire Part II

Eden Cafe

Eden Cafe Part II

Ember Part II

Ember Part III

Ember Part IV

Ember Part V

Ember Part VI

Ember Part VII - A pictorial

Esmirada - A Pictorial

Flutes at the Fort II

Flutes Part III - A Much Improved Brunch Offering

Flutes Part IV - Were Our Expectations Set Too High?

Garibaldi Part II - A Restaurant Week Lunch

Gusttimo Di Roma - A Standard Chartered Invite

Hippopotamus Restaurant Grill

Hog's Breath

Horizon Bistronomy - French Food With A View


Jerry's BBQ & Grill

Marmalade Pantry

Mingles La' Brassarie

Mortons Part II


Oscar's Cafe

Outback Steakhouse II - A Pictorial

Peaberry & Pretzel

Peperoni Pizzeria II

Pizzeria Mozza

Platypus Lobster Shack - Comparatively Cheaper Lobster Rolls

Potato Head Folk - Three Buns

Prego Part IV

Privé Part II

PS Cafe

Riders Cafe - Nice Respite But Can Get A Little Warm


Rustlers Steakhouse & Grill, Albany

Rustlers Steakhouse & Grill Part II, Albany WA - Still Serving Up A Great Steak


Spruce Part II

Stuttgart Blackforest Boutique S-Cafe - One Of The Best Blackforest Cakes I've Had In A While

Sweet Indulgence



The Beast - Seriously Overrated

The Butchers Club - Famous Burgers All The Way From Hong Kong

The Dining Room, Raffles Town Club

The Naked Finn - Home To The Deliciously Exclusive Lobster Rolls

The Pancake Parlour, Melbourne

The Sleeping Rhino

The Wine & Truffle Co (Cucina Tartufo), Manjimup

The Truffle & Wine Co, Manjimup WA - Go Early On Weekends!

Ti Amo Cafe, Perth WA

UMI+VINO - Looks Better Than It Tastes

Wild Honey

Wild Rocket (Brunch)

Wood Restaurant & Bar (Lunch)

Zanotti Part II, Bangkok

Zanotti Part III, Bangkok


$$$(Between $51 - $70 per head)

Adrift By David Myers - Where West Meets East

Angelina Singapore - The Famed Parisan Pâtisserie's First Foray Into Singapore

Bedrock Bar & Grill - Decent Value Steak Set Lunches

Bull & Butcher - An Invite

Bungalow Tapas Bar & Grill

Brasserie Wolf

Bread Street Kitchen II - A Revisit



Cocotte - An Invite

Eden Sanctuary


Ember Part VIII - The Final Hurrah?


Hippo Creek Bar & Grill, Perth WA

Iggy's (Lunch)

La Brezza

Loose Goose, Esperance WA - Were Our Expectations Too High?


Minetta Tavern, New York - Home To The Best Beef Burger?

One Ninety

Osia Part II - Our 3rd Visit

Outback Steakhouse

Peter Luger Steak House, New York - A Legend, No Less

Prego Part V

Ristorante Bologna

Salt Grill & Sky Bar

Seasons Bistro

Spago - Wonderful Environment, Decent Food


The Bird Southern Table and Bar - Overhyped and Overrated

The Tastings Room

The Wine & Truffle Co (Cucina Tartufo) Part II, Manjimup WA

Wolfgang's Steakhouse Singapore - Salty, Salty, Salty

$$$$(Between $71 - $100 per head)

Aqua Terra by Clark Restaubistro, Kingston ON

Bread Street Kitchen - Gordon Ramsay's Very First Restaurant In Singapore

C Restaurant, Perth

Caprice, Hong Kong


Clifford Part II - Restaurant Week Dinner

Cutler & Co, Melbourne - A Pictorial

Fi53fty Three

Flutes at the Fort

Harbour Grill & Oyster Bar II

La Brezza - An Invite

Les Amis - Past It's Prime?

Mortons Part IX

Morton's Part XII - A Burger Month Special

Mr and Mrs Bund, Shanghai

One Rochester Part II - A Pictorial

Pierside Kitchen

Pince & Pints - It's All Lobster

Pollen - Dining In Cool Comfort Of The Flower Dome


Sky 57 - Atas Chicken Rice With A View

Sky on 57 II - Adieu To Our Favourite Chicken Rice

The White Rabbit

Wakatipu Grill, Queenstown New Zealand - Average Food In A Nice Hotel

$$$$$(Above $100 per head)


Atlantic Dining Room

Atlantic Dining Room - A Special

Brasserie Les Saveurs Part III

Brasserie Les Saveurs Part II

CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Singapore - Didn't Quite Live Up To The Hype

Dinner By Heston Blumenthal, London - Innovatively Delightful!

Eleven Madison Park, New York - An Experience!

Equinox Restaurant

Fiskekompaniet, Tromsø

Guy Savoy, Paris

Harbour Grill & Oyster Bar

Joël Robuchon Restaurant Singapore - Delicious French Haute Cuisine But Pass The Bread Please

Joël Robuchon Restaurant Singapore Part II - Experiencing The Indoor Winter Garden Amidst Slipping Standards

Morton's of Chicago

Mortons - In a different light

Mortons Part IV

Mortons Part V

Mortons Part VI - A Pictorial

Mortons Part VII

Mortons Part VIII

Mortons Part X

Mortons Part XI - Revisiting An Old Friend

Per Se, New York - Worthy Of 3 Stars?

Quay Restaurant, Sydney

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, London - A Much Anticipated Meal

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

Statholdergaarden, Oslo

The Cliff

The Olive, Genting

The Royal Mail

View 62 by Paco Roncero, Hong Kong - A Pictorial