ITALIAN FOOD IN THE HEARTLAND by The Straits Times (1st April 2016) Tan Hsueh Yu Food Editor recommends

While walking around in circles trying to find PocoLoco, I get to thinking how apt the name of this Italian restaurant is. It means Little Crazy in Spanish (not Italian) and the owners must have a sense of humour. Why would anyone open an Italian restaurant in the deep heartland of Ang Mo Kio, surrounded […]

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Pasta con le Barbabietole

“Pasta con le barbabietole” (in English, beetroot noodles) is one of the most classical Italian “Tagliatelle colorate” (coloured noodles). The reddish colour of this kind of pasta is obtained simply by adding some minced beetroots to the dough of “tagliatelle”. The effect is not only visual; beetroots affect the taste of your pasta, though not so […]

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PocoLoco Affordable Authentic Italian Food in the Heartlands

PocoLoco is a rare gem in our heartlands. It is common knowledge that Italian food in Singapore cost a bomb. Even most white-collar patrons will reserve such dining experiences for very special occasions such as anniversaries, birthday celebrations or to impress the lady on the first date. To bring affordable and authentic Italian food to […]

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POCO LOCO PIZZERIA – Food Review

I mean, who doesn’t love PIZZA? This new Italian pizzeria in Golden Mile Tower serves some really good and affordable pizzas as low as $9! If you find the word PocoLoco familiar, it might be from my previous food review where I reviewed their restaurant in Ang Mo Kio. Although the shop name might be similar, this branch […]

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Risotto alle Barbabietole

The main ingredients of beetroot risotto ( in Italian “risotto alle barbabietole”), as the name suggests, are rise and beetroots that give this dish its red appearance. A tasty variant of this recipe is obtained by adding some blue cheese (traditionally they utilize the very tasty “Gorgonzola”). In such a case, we call this dish more properly “Risotto alle barbabietole e […]

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