zafferano, clifford pier

ok, ok, I ate here during restaurant week – which was in.. october? WHERE HAS THE TIME GONE?!

decent food, good view, quiet cosy-type environs all done up in dark tones – it’s a safe choice for dates, and its location in the CBD is plenty convenient.

I will say though, that the photographs of zafferano are a little nicer than the actual restaurant is, but at least the food and service pass muster. and – they have a stellar tenderloin on offer that was quite utterly delicious.

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oso ristorante, chinatown





average italian near chinatown. this is a singapore restaurant week post; and yes I know that it’s been a while since restaurant week was over, but better late than never isn’t it? I’ve been spoilt by some remarkably good italian meals in london (zucca and trullo, just to name two), and so fortunately or unfortunately I have pretty good memories on which to base modern italian cuisine. we didn’t have a bad meal here by any means, but I doubt I’ll be coming back.

I’ve been trying to write this post forever, but there is just something about average mediocrity that hardly lends itself to eloquent – or at least protracted – prose, but I’ll try to at least complete it.

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