Everything you need to know about why gin is a popular drink
Gin is a popular alcoholic drink that has a long history and a complex flavour profile. It is made from a neutral
spirit that is flavoured with a blend of botanicals, including juniper berries, coriander, angelica root, orris
root, and a variety of other ingredients.
A brief history of gi...
A healthy breakfast can be a life-changer – here’s why
“Eat breakfast like a king,
lunch like a prince, and
dinner like a pauper.”
Why is the first meal of the deal given so much importance?
There is some truth behind this adage, as the timing and size of your meals affect your metabolism, d...
Why the New Year’s Eve dinner is an important meal for Chinese families
For billions across Asia and in Asian communities worldwide, the beginning of the Lunar New Year celebrations means
many things. First and foremost, it marks the end of the Year of the Tiger, ushering in the Year of the Rabbit
(2023). Also known as the ‘Spring Festival’ or ‘Chinese N...
From local to global: The amazing story of Fajitas
Did you know that an entire day is dedicated to celebrating the Tex-Mex fajita in the United States? National
Fajita Day – August 18 – celebrates the authentic taste of the Southwest by focusing the spotlight on this succulent
Mexican dish of marinated meat and vegetables, cut into str...
What you should already know about alternative protein in 2023
Alternative protein production is climbing up the pole of relevance in the food industry - as the need for long-term sustainable meat production is translating into real consumer demand. It's why there's more talk about plant-based and cultivated meat than ever before.
Experts are already saying t...
What are 4 food trends that are changing Singapore’s taste buds?
Food trends in Singapore have always been unapologetic, given that this beautiful island food culture is a world on its own. While global trends find their way in and influence local food habits, at the end of the day – the people who live here have the ultimate say on what works and what doesn't....
Singapore cuisine: Where diversity meets creativity
Singapore is one of the most diverse countries in the world, with different ethnicities, languages, and cultures
coming together. Matter of fact, statistics indicate that "foreigners account for nearly 30% of the total residential
population." It's why Singapore boasts one of the most diverse ...
4 top innovations that nobody saw coming in the food industry
Food innovation means different things to different people. For instance, those born in the 60s and 70s may still be coming to terms with the ease and speed of online food delivery options. But for those born in the 2000s, it seems like a run-of-the-mill piece of technology. Perhaps, they’d be mor...
15 simple etiquette rules (a.k.a. polite protocols) for dining out
Eating is such an intensely personal experience that you may be forgiven for thinking – why do I have to follow dining etiquette rules? But the fact of the matter is that when you’re dining out, let’s say at a restaurant, how you act and what you do may have an effect on others. It could be so...
Rare or Medium- Rare: It’s a high-stakes decision
As a chef for over a decade, steaks have been an integral part of my cooking journey. In fact, it's one of my
favorite dishes. Not just mine but that of many a legend too. For instance, the iconic Julia Childs once
said, "The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak...
4-Course Sustainable Set Menu by CALI | F9B Singapore Restaurant Week
Ever wondered how can food accelerate climate change? Livestock farming alone leaves a carbon footprint. But, while we depend on easy-to-make artificial food, it drives the planet and us sick faster. So, one of the easiest and healthiest ways to stay sustainable is to incorporate that into your food...
The very best of Singapore is right next to Cali Rochester
Cali Rochester delivers bold and irresistible Southwestern Food and Beverage experiences to guests and customers. Our menu is legendary in these parts, as our dishes are made with the freshest ingredients - from deep-fried jalapeños and braised beef cheeks to drunken crab pasta and molten lava tort...
Reasons that make Cali a must visit restaurants in Singapore
"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well
if one has not dined well," Virginia Woolf once wrote. So we pay
attention to every little detail, from picking quality ingredients to serving
to ensure the most memorable dining experience. Mexican, Italian or
international cuisine, leave it to Cali...
Cali’s grand “$100 gift voucher” offer promoted on Kiss92 – one of Singapore’s popular radio stations
The Cali brand has been in Singapore for so long
that we've grown roots on the island! Across our six outlets, you can discover
some of the very best of all-day dining experiences – with tantalizing
Southwestern, Tex-Mex, and other international cuisines with a special, bold
One FM holds a special contest to promote Cali’s Once-In-A-Lifetime ‘No-Inflation Menu’ Offer
Everyone talks about letting go of the
past. Even the great bard once said, "What's past is prologue." But
celebrating the years gone by is a must because they are the roots of the
future. It's why Cali wanted to do something unique to celebrate Singapore's57th National Day and our tenth annivers...
A thrilling combo for foodies - Chicken Tikka Pizza & Wild Mushroom Soup
about a simple but delicious meal enough to fill your epicurean soul with all
the warmth and fullness it seeks? Sounds like something you'd like? You should
absolutely visit one of the Cali best restaurants in Singapore and try the combo of Cali signature dishes.Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup an...
Singaporean food habits - and how efficient, affordable & hygienic it is to eat food at Singapore hawker centers
Having been around since the early 1800s, the
earliest hawker stalls in Singapore sprung from the earnest effort of migrants
looking to survive. Today, in 2022, they are an integral part of its food
legacy. Hawker centres symbolize the impact of diversity on the F&B world –
as they have been r...
What you need to know about the restaurant business in Singapore
Singapore is a popular culinary
destination for food lovers with the presence of several eateries that offer
tasty food that is healthy and affordable. Studies have shown that one in every
four Singaporeans eats out daily, with almost 80% of the population eating out
at least once per week. The ...
The 3DJs from love 97.2 visited Cali, Park Avenue Rochester, to celebrate Cali 10th Anniversary Introduction No-Inflation Menu and Special NDP Menu to celebrate 57th Birthday
The 3 DJs from love 97.2 visited Cali Park Avenue Rochester, very thoughtful as launching a non-inflation menu, dishes from the 2012 menu, and price in 2012 for the celebration 10 years anniversary. Introducing the $57 menu, the portion is very big, very value for money. Introducing the below items...
How F&B businesses in Singapore are adopting forward-thinking strategies to anticipate and stay prepared for adversities?
It has been talked about time and time again, how the abrupt arrival of the pandemic has led to the upheaval of the daily processes and the mass exodus of workers from a typical workplace.In fact, in Singapore alone, 63 percent of businesses in Singapore have been affected negatively by the pandemic...
Robot server to “digital salesman”: How this S’porean grew a canteen stall into a F&B tech empire
13 years ago, Neelendra Jain was running a vegetarian Indian stall at Singapore Management University (SMU).The business was decent, but Neelendra wanted more. The very next year, he managed to open another store called Namastey India, and this was followed by several more stores in the next few yea...
Discover Three of the most popular celebrity chefs in Singapore
Singapore has a thriving and ever-growing food culture that makes it a popular destination amongst food lovers worldwide. While Singapore is renowned for its tasty street food, premium restaurants led by talented chefs have also gained popularity. Singapore’s unique and diverse food culture, coupl...
Cali celebrates its 10th anniversary with a ‘No-Inflation’ menu in conjunction with Singapore's 57th National Day
A famous writer once said, “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” This June 15, 2022, Singapore will be aglow with a joyous spirit. There will be excitement in the air. After all, it’s when our beautiful island celebrates its 57th year of inde...
Chillies and Southwestern Mexican Cuisine: A match made in taste bud heaven
What comes to mind when you think of the best Mexican
southwestern cuisine in Singapore? Mexican, right? You probably think of
Fajitas, Quesadillas, and Tostada. And all of them are generously flavoured
with a defining spice - the unmistakable chillies (a.k.a. chiles).Did you know that chillies ...
A quick guide to understanding the food culture in Singapore
Singapore is a diverse nation whose food culture is a melting pot of flavors and aromas. The island nation is famous for its simple yet tasty street food, including Chinese, Indian, Malaysian, and Indonesian cuisines. But what are some examples of the best food in Singapore? Let’s take a look!
Brick-and-mortar vs. pop-ups: Mortal F&B combat?
The explosive growth of online food orders has shown that agility is the key to survival in the food and beverages world. But does that mean physical restaurants are going out of style? No! That's like saying we don't need supermarkets because we can't order groceries online. You probably know how l...
Perfecting the art of fajitas and samosas
Whether you're looking for a wrap to fill your hunger or a snack to have on a break, we've got you covered. We recommend trying our flavorful signature dish, Fajitas, when you're on the go. On the other hand, if you want something lighter, like a snack or appetizer, a Samosa would be a delicious cho...
Pen & Inc - For that epicurean à la carte delight
At Pen & Inc is for the faculty and students alike. Each dish is created with unparalleled mastery. The Pen is perfect in ambiance and cuisines for the faculty, while Inc rejoices in delighting the student community with food that will hit the spot before, after, and during the gruelling days of aca...
Pen & Inc – Take a South-western food journey like no other!
We want your meal at our restaurant to be a memorable experience that makes you come back for more, with each one promising to live up to your expectations. So here are the top pics from the plethora of mouth-watering dishes on the menu that will make your food journey delightful and memorable! A go...
7 drinks at Pen & Inc for the thrill-seeker in you!
Whether it's a casual meet or an occasion you are celebrating, a good drink to go with your food enhances the whole experience. Cocktails, wines, smoothies, mocktails, smoothies, healthy drinks like fruit punch and calamansi juice, iced-teas... phew! You name it, and Pen & Inc has it!
Here are the ...