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Food Picks: Yuzu chiffon for Mother’s Day, Tribute Burgers at Potato Head, and extra, Food News & Top Stories


So you want a cake for Mother’s Day and also you need it to be a crowd-pleaser. It should not be too heavy or too candy. It needs to be fancy with out being too over-the-top.

Well, I have the proper suggestion. Go for Simple Indulgence Patisserie’s Yuzu Passion cake ($72, order by Monday to get $four off), a classy, timeless cake that’s scrumptious, too.

The delicate yuzu-flavoured chiffon cake is mild and ethereal. Eating it’s like biting into clouds.

It is iced with comfortable yuzu Chantilly cream and tastefully adorned with edible flowers, yuzu curd and cubes of passionfruit jelly.

There’s additionally a shock within the centre of the cake – tangy passionfruit curd, which retains the cake moist and provides it a contact of playfulness.

The cake will disappear very quickly. There will probably be no leftovers, no complaints, which makes for a superb begin this Mother’s Day.

WHERE: Simple Indulgence Patisserie, 01-02, 62 Somme Road MRT: Farrer Park OPEN: Pre-orders can be found for assortment from 9.15am to six.45pm every day. The store doesn’t have desserts for walk-ins. TEL: 9113-8672 INFO: Go to or order on-line at Order three days prematurely.


Three Buns at Potato Head Singapore makes a imply burger. There are greater than 10 signature burgers to select from and you can too add on extras. They hardly ever disappoint should you’re hankering after a juicy hunk of meat.

It not too long ago launched its Tribute Burger collection, to honour and pay homage to the greats in music and Hollywood.

The collection kicks off with the Under Pressure burger ($22), named after Queen and David Bowie’s 1981 hit, which is one in every of my all-time favorite songs. Plus, the Black Angus patty is first cooked sous vide (love the pun of the burger’s identify) earlier than it’s seared. You get a juicy 150g patty with a slight char, sandwiched in a heat, toasted demi brioche bun with creamy Brie de Meaux, ketchup and truffle aioli. Lemon and shaved fennel assist minimize by the greasiness.

Everything comes collectively properly. Each chew is wonderful, however eat it fast earlier than the bun will get soggy. Save the speaking for later, as you sip on cocktails and tuck into different snacks.

The subsequent Tribute Burger will launch on July 1.

WHERE: Potato Head Singapore, 36 Keong Saik Road MRT: Outram WHEN: The Under Pressure Burger is accessible until June 30. OPEN: 11am to midnight (Tuesdays to Thursdays and Sundays), 11am to 2am (Fridays and Saturdays), closed on Mondays. TEL: 6327-1939 INFO: Go to


Artichoke’s chef-owner Bjorn Shen has been busy the final couple of years with the now-defunct restaurant Bird Bird.

Now, again at his flagship Middle Eastern restaurant in Middle Road, he has added some new dishes to enhance his current steady of fabulous eats. New choices embody sizzling skillet prawns with inexperienced harissa ($38), smoky teriyaki babaganoush ($10) and burnt miso hummus ($10), which depend as a few of my favourites.

New must-try objects embody the tender Iberico pork collar ($34) in a sticky and caramelised Coca-Cola sauce; and BJ’s Favourite Steak ($36) – grass-fed Australian flank in za’atar butter served with comfortable cloves of garlic that have been confited in butter, in addition to beef fats and trimmings.

If you are in a giant group, pre-order the Lambgazm ($240), an entire fork-tender, 2.5kg lamb shoulder that can hit the spot for meat lovers.

Chef Shen’s meals is daring, at all times hearty and by no means shy on flavours. Great for an evening out with mates who admire stable fare with out the pretentiousness.

WHERE: Artichoke, 161 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis OPEN: four to 7pm for mild bites and drinks, 6 to 10.30pm for dinner (Tuesdays to Sundays). On weekends, it opens for brunch from 11.30am to three.30pm. TEL: 6336-6949 INFO: Go to or e-mail whats [email protected]


Chef Tomoo Kimura of Sushi Kimura at Palais Renaissance began serving his tackle chirashi earlier this month. The indulgent deal with is accessible for lunch solely.

For $85++, you get seven slices of sashimi, elegantly offered in a ravishing lacquered field. Varieties embody chutoro (tuna stomach) and tai (sea bream), in addition to different seasonal fish, reminiscent of ishidai (striped beakfish).

Served alongside the sashimi, in a separate field, is a beneficiant portion of uni and ikura -it made me coo in delight – on a mattress of natural Tsuyahime rice seasoned with an aged vinegar from Kyoto, and topped with crisp shredded seaweed for added texture, flavour and aroma. The rice has a stunning perfume and chew to it.

Each set is served with a soup of the day, which may embody chef Kimura’s delicate onion soup with a smidgen of spicy-tangy yuzu kosho.

Pre-order the chirashi once you make your reservation. You will probably be seated within the personal room should you order this dish.

WHERE: Sushi Kimura, 01-07 Palais Renaissance, 390 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard OPEN: midday to 3pm, 6.30 to 10pm (Tuesdays to Sundays), closed on Mondays. TEL: 6734-3520/8428-0073 INFO: Go to

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