Filling lunch! We ordered their BBQ Beef Brisket $15++ (meaty, smoky flavourful, meat was abit dry but had a nice char to it.)

Mermaid $15++ (Cod Fish Pate, Capers, Lettuce, Tomato) The garlicky bagel was generously packed with cod, mustard and capers and not too heavy!

Paid about $46 including 1 coffee and hot tea.

We came here in early March 2020 for dinner!

For 3 pax, we ordered 6 dishes and 1 dessert for sharing!

1. Ngo Heong $14 - Minced pork and prawns seasoned with five spice powder wrapped with beancurd skin and deep fried until crispyπŸ‘Œ
2. Otah Otah $4 - had a flavourful blend of tumeric and lime leaves enriched with galangal (similar to ginger but more citrusy and almost piney flavor) chilli, buah keluak (candlenuts) and shrimp paste. πŸ‘
3. Ayam Panggang β€œBlue Ginger signature $16 - this is my favourite dish using boneless chicken thigh and drumstick grilled and topped with their flavourful exotic spices gravy (turmeric, lemongrass, galangal, other spices and flavoured with coconut milk.)πŸ‘
4. Kueh Pie Tee $8 - Julienned bamboo shoot and turnip served in a deep fried pie tee cup topped with shrimp!πŸ‘Œ
5. Curry vegetables $14.50 - lady fingers, egg plants tomato and cabbage! πŸ‘Œ
6. Terong Goreng Chili $13 - deep fried egg plant (a tad too oily) laden with their homemade chilli paste and sweet soya sauce was heavenly!πŸ‘
7. Durian chendol $7 - Red bean and Pandan flavoured jelly in freshly squeezed coconut milk sweetened with gula Melaka and durian purée. πŸ‘

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Overall food and service were pretty good but small servings or we have big appetite and ended up ordering 10 dishes for 5 pax sharing!

1. Beef Rendang $25 - Tender beef shin braised with spices and cooked with creamy coconut cream sauce. πŸ‘Œ
2. Ngoh Hiang $18 - a bit of Prawn, crab meat, chicken and a light crunch from the water chestnut, seasoned with five spice powder wrapped in beancurd skin and deep fried.πŸ‘Œ
3. Chap Chye $16 - Classic Nyonya dish of mixed vegetables and bean curd skin braised in prawn bisque.πŸ‘Œ
4. Buttery prawns $33 - fried prawns tossed in a butter gloss and crispy curry leaveπŸ‘
5. Tahu goreng $9 - Deep fried bean curd topped with sweet and tangy VO’s signature peanut sauce! πŸ‘
6. Turmeric chicken wings $15 - lemon grass chicken wings served with spicy chinchhalok sambalπŸ‘Œ
7. Daging Chabek beef cheek $37 - slow braised tender beef cheek in a rich spicy tamarind with gula melaka gravy and coconut. πŸ‘
8. Kuay pie tie $17 - Julienned bamboo shoot and turnip poached in a prawn bisque served in a deep fried cup topped with prawn, chilli sauce and sweet fruit sauce. Can’t go wrong with this one! πŸ‘
9. Buah Keluak Ayam $25, Nyonya spicy and tangy chicken stew and buah keluak nut infused with fresh root spices of lengkuas and turmeric. πŸ‘Œ
10. Cod in creamy laska sauce $39 - baked cod in a delectable creamy laksa sauce drizzled with coriander pesto.πŸ‘

Three Michelin stars restaurant!

This is my second visit and the level of consistency in taste and presentation is excellent.

Every course was impeccable and the attentive service, fine detail of presentation and aesthetic factor were immaculate.

Marukyo Uni served two ways, with spot prawn tartare and kristal caviar on a mussel cloud and a small sandwich

Normandy brown crab with nashi pear, avocado and wasabi oil

Heirloom beetroot variation (salt baked beetroot with Stracciatella artigiana and honey

Rosemary infused smoked organic egg with smoked potato syphon, chorizo iberico and meunieΜ€re.

Bouillon paysan (Foie Gras with abalone and shiitake

BBQ kinki (Squid a la Plancha with Iranian saffron and sand carrot)

Manjimup black truffle on cevenne onions, 40 month Parmesan and Amontillado!

Grilled Kampot pepper crusted Pigeon presented in wooden box and smoky-dry ice effect, served with cherry, almond and black garlic.

Yuzu tart

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Salmon poke bowl with citrus Raman and I added extra salmon sashimi for $16.40. The sashimi were fresh and big chunks and love the mixture of Raman with salmon roe and citrus sauce, it was light and tasty!

Love Teochew food! (also known as Chaoshan cuisine). Food here is alway good! Ordered Minced meat oyster Porridge something light with lots of oyster and meats🀀 steam cold crab (natural sweetness) fried crispy oyster eggs (savoury)πŸ‘and steam fish for lunch! πŸ’“ Perfect Teochew porridge combination!

Food here was satisfying and above average. I like their burrata cheese, pumpkin soup light and tasty, Tagliatelle pasta with strong truffle sauce, dessert Panna cotta and gelato!

Starters
Pumpkin soup with roasted scallops something light to start withπŸ‘Œ
Can’t go wrong with Fresh Burrata cheese served with tomatoes, Mediterranean herbs and Parma ham πŸ‘ great combination!

Main course (half the portions)
Roasted Salmon steak with leeks stew and sautΓ©ed vegetablesπŸ‘Œ nothing outstanding
Pasta Rigatoni with tomato sauce, pecorino romano cheese, Italian cheek bacon and basil onions.πŸ˜”. Disappointed with this tomato sauce pasta it could have been better if they have added more cheese and sauce.
Add on: Tagliatelle pasta in truffle, sautΓ©ed mushroom, cooked with parmesan sauce and foie gras πŸ‘ love anything with truffle and the smooth texture of pan seared foie gras that melts in my mouth.

Dessert
Panna Cotta πŸ‘Œ
Love their house made GelatoπŸ‘

Food here was exceptionally good albeit extremely small servings and a tad salty! We had 3 starters and 3 main course! @esquinasg only disappointment is that they do not serve their famous cheese cake during lunch time.

Starter
Thyme and onions bread $12 very similar to cruffin (hybrid of a croissant and a muffin) dip with paprika butter. πŸ‘Œ I have tried many good buttery croissant so I do not think this is outstanding.

Grilled Sucrine lettuce πŸ₯¬ $14 this simple vegetable dish was surprisingly good, largely attributed to the cider vinegar, fine herbs yoghurt and crunchy macadamia nuts πŸ˜πŸ‘

Chorizo Iberico croqueta $8 πŸ˜πŸ‘love at first bite, a snack made with mashed potatoes that filled with cheese and Chorizo Iberico and fried until crispy on the outer layer with creamy smooth filling inside and went well with the piquillo pepper mayo sauce.

Main course

Grilled Spanish Octopus πŸ™ $28. πŸ˜πŸ‘This succulent octopus tentacle dish is paired with Sweet corn sauce, chimichurri and chorizo oil.Β 

Spanish Suckling Pig Belly $32 Love the crackling skin and fatty belly, it taste like crispy β€˜sio ba’ served with rhubarb and Apple chutney, mulled wine jus and shiso. πŸ˜πŸ‘

Sea urchins lobster rice Paella $34 πŸ‘Œ
No Lobster added it just the taste with Hokkaido Uni, Saffron aioli and sugar snap peas. We didn’t like the combination and the burnt bits of rice with Uni and pair with the creamy sugar snap peas. (very similar to the bottom layers of burnt claypot rice eat with with Uni and mayo)

Ordered from @uptownnasilemak their crispy, juicy, succulent fried chicken leg and added sambal Sotong all In for $9.30. Damn worth it! πŸ‘

Ordered $12 medium size (3 Shrimp Hong Kong style Wonton, 2 crispy fried Potato-wrapped Prawn, 2 Pcs of braised Pork belly that melt in my mouth and 1 soy-flavoured Ajitsuke tamago) The textures and flavours It's on the slightly sweeter side !

Food here was slightly above average and pretty small serving.

Hors d'oeuvre

Burrata Salade (burrata with marinated tomatoes, rocket salad and drizzle of olive oil.) pair well with πŸ… πŸ‘Œ

Escargots de Bourgogne (bake snails with butter, garlic, parsley and break crumbs.) love the garlicky and buttery sauce that was so flavourful. πŸ˜‹πŸ‘

Le plat principal
Pan seared sea bass with bell pepper Powerade, chorizo, pine nuts and artichoke. I like the crispy fish skin and moist meat πŸ‘Œ but don’t really like the Artichoke.

Braised pork belly with mashed potatoes, pearl onions, mushrooms and baby carrot. Too much fats πŸ˜” and we prefer the pork belly cook in Chinese style.

Fromage ET Dessert
Cream bruΜ‚lée was really good and not too sweetπŸ‘

Fresh Strawberry with pana cotta milk jelly. Very basic pudding πŸ‘Œ

I always have room for desserts! Ordered durian shave ice (came with a scope of durian purées, durian sauce/cream with shave ice) $9.50πŸ‘ 2nd pic is the Taiwan Aiyu jelly with mangoes and nata decoco (something light and refreshing) $4.80πŸ‘ lastly the standard peanuts coated tanyuan $4.80! Overall pretty good and refreshing!