Saturday, December 29, 2012

Platypus Family Kitchen @ Bugis Junction

Platypus Family Kitchen @ Bugis Junction

From Hippopotamus to Platypus, not of the animal variety but rather restaurants that serve up a western menu. Unlike the Hippopotamus Grill Restaurant which originates from France, the Platypus Family Kitchen @ Bugis Junction is a branch of the casual Mediterranean bistro, Platypus Test Kitchen, specializing in hand-made pastas and seasonal Mediterranean fare.

Happened to have dinner at this interesting restaurant over the weekend with a bunch of friends, and no, although it is named Platypus, there were no decorations of the sort. The interior décor was contemporary with warm colors and lighting, and comfortable chairs. The waiters/waitresses were friendly and service was prompt... Read more>>

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Christmas is in the air - Snow in Singapore!

There’s only 3 weeks to Christmas and the festive mood is already in the air. It is that time of the year, (well one of the times in a year here in Singapore), that shopping malls contend for the title for the most creative and exuberant façade décor, filling their interiors with the season's themed events, shopping promotions (discounts galore!) and more - all for that memorable Christmas!

With Christmas songs playing in the shopping malls and even the supermarkets, it’s not hard to get into the festive mood; what more with the Christmas trees and pretty lights. One event that caught my attention is the ‘snow’ at Tanglin Mall. We finally have snow in Singapore... Read more>>

Alvin Choi (Lyricalight Photos) Christmas