The Peranakan, Singapore: Christmas Set Menu

Celebrate this Christmas with a cultural twist at The Peranakan. Christmas does not always have to be about Turkey, log cakes and hot chocolate. This festive season can also be a time of get-together over traditional Asian delights to celebrate our own cultural roots. I am not Peranakan but I adore Nyonya food and its…

Celebrating Singapore’s Hawker Heritage at The Lobby Lounge, Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Credit: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore After eight months of renovation works, the Tower Wing at Shangri-La Hotel is finally ready to usher their guests with brand new rooms and suites, restaurants, stunning lobby, revamped lobby and a revitalised club lounge. It was a breath of fresh air here to be returning back to Shangri-La Hotel and it was…

The Peranakan Festival, Singapore @ Claymore Connect: The Good Ol’ Days

The Peranakan culture is unique to Singapore and there are some influences of this culture in our local food and traditions. That is also perhaps why the mention of ‘peranakan’ reminded me of the good ol’ days in Singapore as well as the baba-nyonyas and their traditional food like kueh and Nyonya Ba Chang (rice…