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Despite the circuit measures, that is not going to stop us from having our fill of hummus and Beirut Grill is offering delivery options straight to your home. Packed with flavours and health benefits with no added preservatives and additives, the variety of hummus from Beirut Grill is made with chickpeas and other ingredients that comes in a myriad of colours, a feast for the eyes even before the actual meal. To commemorate the Hummus Festival this year, Beirut Grill will be making available 6 different hummus that comes as a single portion or as a platter. If you are throwing a party at home, the Ultimate Tasting Platter ($49.90) will be the one to get as it comes with all the hummus’ flavours and pita bread. With unique creations such as Roasted Beetroot that comes in a pink hue, the Harissa with a spicy kick and the refreshing Dill, it will be hard to pick a favourite. Other flavours not seen elsewhere include the Roasted Red Pepper, Pumpkin & Caramelized Onion and last but not least, a treat for Ramadan, the Kampong Sambal which is a localized twist of hummus that has been added with Auntie Ratna’s homemae sambal. To order your Middle Eastern spread, simply visit their online ordering platform at https://beirutgrill.ezqr.sg/ today!
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📍Beirut Grill
72 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199485

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Available Wednesdays to Sundays, @artichoke_sg has a Deli Dinner for takeaway. As the set menu for 2 pax ($80) changes every week, you can’t sit around on your asses if you want to get your paws on it.
I had the privilege of a sneak eat last Sunday of this week’s Vietnamese-inspired version when the bossman himself dropped off a very generous meal at my home - thanks so much again for that @bjornshen.
Although the main act of the Deli Dinner is the monster of a modified Banh Mi (it’s apportioned into 2 x 300gms heavyweights for the Set), I found the rest of the items real attention-grabbers too.
Take the Chicken Broth for instance, the only thing that needed heating up. It was extremely tasty, especially with the beansprouts, onions, herbs and enoki mushrooms (by the way, these should only be chucked in moments before you commence slurping).
The Potato Salad was a side so bold from fish sauce caramel, fresh basil and a squeeze of fresh lime juice, it threatened to steal the thunder from everything else. It’s easily one of the more exciting potato salads I’ve ever had.
With shredded cabbage, carrots, pickles, firm tofu and peanuts tumbled together, the Vietnamese Coleslaw was vibrant in colour but that wasn’t why it made an impression. Leave it to a sliced chilli-filled “nuoc cham” to create the splash (quite literally).
Be prepared to unhinge your jaw for Bjorn’s larger-than-life cold-pressed Vietnamese sandwich. But remember, DO NOT REMOVE the plastic wrap around it. I made that mistake and it was like trying to get toothpaste back in the tube 😂 The wrap is to keep all the stuff packed in there, IN THERE. And there’s a lot of stuff. We’re talking lemongrass-grilled pork, bologna, housemade pickles, fresh herbs, vegetables and more. Except for coriander. Coriander gets its own ride.
One of the sweets I received was a box of pretty, gold-dusted Donuts topped with pineapple and jackfruit. It was nice but the Chocolate Pudding was the dessert that made me sit up and go wow. I‘ve never been into chocolate-and-banana combos but Pastry Chef Nancy had me happily eating my words (and her coconut cream-covered intensely chocolate-y dessert with bananas and peanuts).
The drink included in the Set was a pleasant and not overpowering Lychee and Lemongrass Cooler.

To order, go to:
www.bjornshen.com

You may want to also take note a new Deli Dinner menu drops every Monday at noon.

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The menu is 100% vegetarian and 100% halal - mostly sandwiches in Pita (Arabic) bread, salads and dips. Everything is prepared on site daily except for their Pita bread. Their Pita is freshly baked every morning from a local bakery. And their falafels are prepared using fresh herbs that are baked instead of fried for healthy option. .

I enjoyed the Pita bread with Fava beans from the single platter ($15 comes with a drink). You can taste the freshness of their Pita bread. For deliveries within a 5km radius, there's a $2.50 fee and free above $40. Deliveries outside a 5km radius, there's a $6 fee and free delivery for orders above $70.
. 📌Fill a Pita - 3 Pickering Street 01-29 Nankin Row, China Square Central, S048660
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The perfect excuse to get these freshly baked pitas is when you travel to North Bridge Road for a bread and cake run at Mother Dough and Edith patisserie during the circuit breaker period. I mean why not stock up on bread since the family is perpetually at home? Another good excuse for Mum to put her cooking creativity to the test by whipping up great pita dishes.
The plain and whole wheat pitas here are affordable and easily one of my favourite staples around.

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You might be thinking why a Middle Eastern restaurant might be serving crab toast. But Artichoke isn’t a place where you feast on conventional Middle Eastern food.

I was amazed by the crab toast with chicken crackling and trout roe ($16++). So this may look like an elevated version of a crab mayonnaise toast but it isn’t.

The base features fluffy brioche buns that are baked in-house. A generous serving and sweet blue swimmer crab is mixed with tzatziki. What a pleasure it is to devour this small yet satisfying snack. The popping bursts of umami from the trout roe played its part in boosting the flavour profile of this toast.

And not forgetting about the chicken crackling which is basically fried chicken skin. What hit my soft spot was that the skin was really crispy and not oily at all, and certainly added a crunch to the dish. You can never go wrong with fried chicken skin.

This was part of the tasting menu and this picture may not accurately reflect the portion of the ala carte version.

Spent more time choosing a pot of coffee than actually drinking it 😩. @bachacoffeeofficial offers over 200 single origin from 33 different countries. Each pot of coffee costs around $9 and can fill about 4 cups. It’s a whole new experience here; no fancy latte art or frothed milk, to allow us to fully savor the complex layers of embedded in the brew ☕️

Best part is the vanilla clotted cream for the coffee

As a dessert that was recommended on the menu, this was pretty disappointing, albeit unique. From Wikipedia, the dessert originates from Egypt and literally means 'Ali's Mother'. Typically, pastry is divided into pieces and blended with pistachios, coconut flakes, raisins and plenty of sugar. Milk, sometimes with cream, is then poured over the mixture and may be sprinkled in cinnamon. While it can be served either hot or cold, the variation at Le Rida's was hot. In essence, it contained filo pastry mixed with a variety of nuts and pomegranate seeds all of which are then soaked in a cloyingly sweet milk mixture. It reminded me of a watered-down version of Bircher Muesli with less texture and a whole lot more sugar. As all the ingredients were soaked in the milk mixture, the filo pastry became soggy which was unfortunate, especially when compared to its firm and crumbly counterpart found in the Baklava. The nuts still provided that crunchy texture I was craving for but overall, 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗹𝘆 𝘀𝘄𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗸 𝗺𝗶𝘅𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗲𝘄 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗺𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝗳𝗲𝗹𝘁 '𝗵𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘆' 𝗮𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗺𝘆 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗳𝗲𝘄 𝗺𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗳𝘂𝗹𝘀. In fact, I required 3 more glasses of water to finish it up. While it is still a unique dish that I was thankful to try, I will definitely not order it again.
Taste: 4/10

Full review at: https://liveeatbless.wordpress.com/2020/03/26/restaurant-review-le-rida-bukit-timah-road/

More pictures at: https://www.instagram.com/p/B-MRTn_nvkY/?igshid=8r16jwmx9yp0

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Coming in 3 separate portions of filo pastry, the dessert immediately appealed to the penny-pinching, economical side of me given its price. Not only were the portions generous, the flavours were well-balanced as well. The layers of filo pastry were well-soaked in a sweet syrup which complemented the intense nutty notes you get with every bite. Needless to say, generous amounts of nuts were given between the layers of pastry. While it's hard to eat without getting the entire table (and floor) in a mess, it was certainly a great way to end off our meal. After a few miserable attempts at trying to be civilised, my tummy got the better of me and I barbarically devoured it whole as soon as it could fit into my mouth. For the immense pleasure experienced, especially after having a savoury healthy (If ordering Mediterranean) meal, it was 𝘁𝗼𝘁𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗵 𝗶𝘁.
Taste: 8.5/10

Full review at: https://liveeatbless.wordpress.com/2020/03/26/restaurant-review-le-rida-bukit-timah-road/

More pictures at: https://www.instagram.com/p/B-MRTn_nvkY/?igshid=8r16jwmx9yp0

3 charcoal grilled lamb chops were plated beautifully at the center of the plate, with a small mound of fragrant saffron basmati rice at the side. Sampling the lamb chops first, I was glad at how easy it was to cut into it. As I subsequently sunk my teeth into it, it was expectedly moist and tender.  Hardly gamey to start with, as it was also imbued with a smoky charred flavour, most of its gaminess was masked. While it is still discernible, it is arguably sufficiently palatable for all, as long as you're not allergic to lamb. The rice was delicious in its own right. Topped with fruity bits of pomegranate which bursts as you bite into them and earthy notes of cashew nuts, I was happy eating the rice on its own, appreciating its medley of flavours. It leaned more towards the healthier side in that it was not oily but dry. Nevertheless, having it together with the lamb or pomegranate will help to balance its lack of moisture. While some may find the portion of rice slightly small given its price, you're 𝗱𝗲𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝗽𝗮𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝗺𝗲𝗮𝘁.
Taste: 8.5/10 (One of the better lamb chops I've had for sure)

Full review at: https://liveeatbless.wordpress.com/2020/03/26/restaurant-review-le-rida-bukit-timah-road/

More pictures at: https://www.instagram.com/p/B-MRTn_nvkY/?igshid=8r16jwmx9yp0

Nice, kinda filling filled with meatballs, vegetables and sauces. The meatballs are salty and the vegetables and sauces give a refreshing and sour taste to it. The bread itself has no taste and together w the ingredients, they complement each other. Do bring your own water though, we were really thirsty after eating it.

Perfect looking. Nice taste. Fast service.

Wonderful deep rich taste. 5 stars.

Must try this place in Ion Orchard