Tuesday 29 December 2015

[CLOSED] Atmosphere Cafe & Bistro, Alexandra Central Singapore

The second outlet of Atmosphere has a slightly different concept as compared to the first outlet at East Coast Parkway which is a bistro and bar. The sister outlet is located in the mall of Alexandra Central which features a menu of burgers, pasta, flaming pizza and their adorable 3D latte arts that have went viral on Instagram.


Sunday 27 December 2015

Sunrise Bistro & Bar, Communal Dining @ East Coast Park

Sunrise Bistro & Bar has just unveiled its revamped a la carte menu, offering a unique dining concept - communal dining by the beach. For this year of festive season, the chef at Sunrise has doled out the Sumptuous Festive Meal which features a assorted seafood platter, meat platter and desserts for 2-3 pax.


Saturday 26 December 2015

AquaMarine Dinner Buffet @ Marina Mandarin Singapore

Recently my company had our D&D here at AquaMarine restaurant, which serves up a buffet spread of international cuisines. Located at the 4th level of the Marina Mandarin Hotel, the newly refurbished AquaMarine enhances spaciousness of the restaurant. We were here for our annual D&D is also because AquaMarina is halal certified for every food station, though not the restaurant itself as they serve alcohol.


Tuesday 22 December 2015

Joyden Treasures & Dim Sum @ Kallang Leisure Park

Joyden Concepts welcomes its third eatery and also their largest outlet to date. Joyden Treasures at Kallang Leisure Park. The newly opened concept features time-honoured dishes and a selection of the owner's family recipes prepared with great finesse. This heritage restaurant brings back you a spread of cultural classics.


Sunday 20 December 2015

BAKER's Ville - Bugis Village

You would have probably seen these egg tarts and cakes from Baker's Ville going viral on Instagram. Baker's Ville is founded in 2013 in Johor Bahru, Malaysia which features the crumbly 26 thousand layers tarts that are handmade from scratch daily. Baker's Ville also serves angel cake and Tokyo egg brulee.


Wednesday 16 December 2015

Andong Zzimdak (安东찜닭) Chicken Stew, Raffles City

I remember seeing them in Korea back then, along the streets of Myeongdong and now they have arrived here in Singapore. Andong Jjimdaks, literally means 'steamed chicken of Andong' is a variety of jjim (a Korean steamed or boiled dish), which originated in the city of Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do province.

Last update as of July 2017 - CLOSED


Sunday 13 December 2015

District 10 Bar & Grill @ Suntec City, Singapore

District 10 launches its latest flagship on the ground floor lobby of the newly revamped Suntec City Tower Twowith a strong focus on dry-aged meat. The small and neat 1,800 square-foot restaurant comes complete with a European meat showcase and chiller for its dry-aged meat, a fully functional show kitchen for its charcoal-grill cooking and a cozy 30-seater dining space for its gourmet loyalists.


Thursday 10 December 2015

Caffebene Singapore, Popular Korean Coffeehouse @ Vivo City

The Korean wave of eateries continue here in Singapore with the opening of Caffebene, a popular Korean coffeehouse chain that is based in Seoul, South Korea. It has now arrived at Vivo City, serving Korean bingsu, Belgian waffles, Italian gelato, honey bread as well as beverages choices.


Monday 7 December 2015

Bistro 1855 @ Suntec City

Bistro 1855 located at Suntec City is a salad bar by day and wine bistro by night. Lunch is helmed by a contemporary Salad Bar Buffet with more than 50 items to choose. When night falls, Bistro 1855 transforms into a wine bar, dishing out tapas, mains and sharing platters, paired with selection of house wines.


Saturday 5 December 2015

Osaka, Japan Day 7, Universal Studio Japan (Halloween), Osaka Takoyaki Museum

Getting down on my backlogs for this Japan trip, damn it's been almost 2 years. Gonna continue it on our second day in Osaka, where we will be heading to Universal Studio Japan and Osaka Takoyaki Museum. More on our first day in Osaka here. It was an interesting USJ experience because it was Japan's Halloween special.


Wednesday 2 December 2015

[CLOSED] Tsukeru Shabu-Shabu @ Emporium Shokuhin, Marina Square Singapore

Taking up prime frontage of Marina Square's new lifestyle and dining wing, Emporium Shokuhin is Singapore's first Japanese food shopping and dining spot that consists of a Japanese gourmet grocer, live seafood market, beef-dry aging facility and 8 new dining concepts. Among the 8 dining, we had the Tsukeru Shabu-Shabu.


Monday 30 November 2015

Harry's Bar: Countdown to Christmas at Harry's

Counting to down Christmas from 1 December with Harry's Bar! Enjoy daily treats such as 1-for-1 Harry's premium larger, complimentary small plates with a minimum spend. Also for the first time, guests can dine amid at Harry's Spiegeltent, a traveling tent set up just for the occasion.


Sunday 29 November 2015

Colony At The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

Colony at The Ritz-Carlton is a new and exciting dining concept which took over the space formerly occupied by Greenhouse. The newly opened Colony incorporates a elegant British-colonial setting, it is characterised by an eclectic mix of vintage and bespoke furnitures. Colony showcases eight different conservatory kitchen, featuring cuisines like Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Western and local dishes.


Friday 27 November 2015

Hvala Waffle Bar Egg Waffle Dessert, 313@Somerset

For most of you instagrammers, would have know that the new creation at Hvala Waffle Bar is inspired from the famous dessert store in Hong Kong called Oddies Foodies - where they are known for their egg waffle dessert that is topped with gelato, panna cotta, ice cream, brownies and more. Where else the edition at Hvala Waffle Bar, you're free to customise your soft serve with any 2 toppings at $7.90. 


Tuesday 24 November 2015

Seafood in a Bucket, Sakura International Buffet @ Clementi Woods Singapore

Sakura has done it again. Ever since it's major revamped for it's YCK outlet, the Clementi Woods branch is the next outlet that promises an indulgent dining experience. Sakura's first-ever Seafood in a Bucket will delight seafood aficionados, also one of the first buffet concept to offer this bucket treat. Besides this, there will be new DIY counters such as papaya salad, Thai beef noodles and belgian waffles in this newly revamped outlet.


Saturday 21 November 2015

L'ÉCLAIR by Sarah Michelle

When I saw the raved on Instagram that a éclair shop has opened locally, I can't contain my excitement. Yes, L'ÉCLAIR by Sarah Michelle is the first éclair specialty store and cafe in Singapore, located at Singapore Shopping Centre. Back then, they were seen at pop up stalls selling these assorted éclairs. So pretty!


Wednesday 18 November 2015

The Shiok Book - 1 for 1 dining deals, Singapore X Laneway Market

TheShiokBook (www.theshiokbook.com) is a dining guide which offers either 1-for-1 deals or 25% off the total bill at some well known and popular dining places in Singapore. TheShiokBook brings you a book with $1,000 of dollars worth of savings, 65 restaurants and over 100 coupons at $45. Cafe hoppers will find joy in this!


Saturday 14 November 2015

Pies & Coffee New Savoury Items, Singapore

It's definitely more than just pies! Pies & Coffee unveils new savoury hot meals such as the lobster bisque baked rice and other interesting creations. A specialist of handcrafted gourmet pies, Pies & Coffee has added several marquee mainstays to its menu. Anyway, this is my first experience with pies and coffee!


Sunday 8 November 2015

Swensen's Christmas Menu 2015, Joy On Our Little Dot

Celebrate this coming festive season at Swensens where the dine-in menu features two Christmas entrees, the Chicken Istimewa and Swensen's Turkey Burger which is available respectively in the months of November and December 2015. Not forgetting the sweet tooth lovers, where they can revel in three delightful sundaes.


Tuesday 3 November 2015

Masizzim 마시찜 @ Somerset 313, Singapore

Brought to you by the same folks who debuted popular Korean fried chicken chain Chir Chir Fusion Chicken Factory, Masizzim is the newest Seoul import at 313 Somerset. Besides all your Korean bingsu and fried chicken craze, Masizzim distinguishes itself from others with 3 headline acts: Beef rib stew, Pork rib stew and Spicy chicken stew. These customisable meat stews are the latest Korean trend to hit town.


Friday 30 October 2015

[CLOSED] Jiu Mao Jiu Hotpot, 4-Tier Steamboat @ PoMo

Out of the many steamboat restaurants I have been, be it in Singapore or overseas, this is the first time I'm having a 4-tier Pagoda Steamboat. Soup being the most bottom being the first tier, followed by BBQ, warmer and a steamer. How interesting! Jiu Mao Jiu serves a variety of authentic Chinese Szechuan dishes such as the Ma La Xiang Guo (麻辣香锅), Chicken Hotpot and Spicy Diced Chicken.


Sunday 25 October 2015

Sumiya Charcoal Grill Izakaya @ Suntec City

Sumiya also means 'Charcoal House' in Japanese has recently opened their second branch at Suntec City, with three first-in-Singapore technologies. Since opening it's first outlet at Orchard Central in 2014, Sumiya has established itself as a respected purveyor of Japanese seafood and charcoal-grilled food.


Thursday 22 October 2015

Carne & Caipirinha, Brazilian Churrascaria In Singapore

Carnivores will find joy in knowing Carne & Caipirinha, the one and only Brazilian churrascaria in Singapore that uses charcoal fire for roasting meats has opened. Nestled in the quaint neighbourhood of Sunset Way, Carne & Caipirinha boasts one of the largest varieties of premium grills, offering unlimited servings of roasted chicken, beef, lamb, pork and fish. In alfresco seating, all meats are served to diners in rotation.

Credit: Carne & Caipirinha

Monday 19 October 2015

Nando's New Burgers, Pita & Wraps, Singapore

My first experience with Nando's recently and at the same time taking spotlight of the epic menu revamp is Nando's array of new burger, pita and wrap meals. From the meat lovers to the conscious epicurean, Peri Peri fans shall rejoice as Nando's is spicing up its menu with new items this September. The revamped menu will see some of its hot favourites dressed in newly improved recipes.


Thursday 15 October 2015

Spatula Bakery, 87 Frankel Avenue

Spatula started off as a small home-based business back in 2012, where it offers a variety of cupcakes, customized cakes/cupcakes for special events. Spatula Bakery is the brainchild of Ms Anna Majeed, with a mutual appreciation for one thing in particular: delicious desserts, and that food should always look as good as it tastes. Back then, I could still remember the first time I came to know Spatula was through Instagram.


Sunday 11 October 2015

Vanilla Bar & Cafe Dinner Menu, 3 Boon Tat Street

My first visit to Vanilla Bar was a few years ago after a bad encounter of their desserts. But recently I'm glad to have the privilege to try some of their signature dishes from their special dinner menu after so long. Vanilla Bar & Cafe is a Japanese-inspired western cafe that serves a selection of Japanese fusion dishes. It is tucked in a quaint shop house of Boon Tat Street in the CBD area where coffee, desserts and drinks are available.


Monday 5 October 2015

CakesOnline.Sg, Cakes Delivery Singapore

I have frequent birthday celebrations at work and I either face the steep delivery charges or bear the hassle of making my way down for cake collection. But I'm glad that, Cakesonline.sg has solved my agony. Cakesonline.sg is a brand-new online gourmet cake shop doles out an array of unique flavour cakes, tarts as well as personalized creations. Upon order, it is then deliver right to your doorsteps, a minimum of S$50.


Friday 2 October 2015

Paddy Hills @ 38 South Buona Vista Road

Paddy Hills is probably one of the newest kid on the block in the explosive cafe scene, where new cafe sprung up almost every month. Paddy Hills have been generating a hype across social media ever since it's opening earlier this year, especially for it's instagram-worthy Hotcake. This new cafe serves food with a creative spin on Australian-Japanese international fusion along w specialty coffee & hand brew bar.


Sunday 27 September 2015

The Carvery, Roast Meat Specialist @ Park Hotel Alexandra

Meat lovers shall rejoice! Take delight with the opening of Singapore's latest chic dining concept - The Carvery. It is also Singapore's first dedicated carvery serving premium meats. Opened in June 2015 and situated on the 7th floor of the newly-opened Hotel Alexandra, the comprehensive selection of premium roast accompanied by a note-worthy entourage of accompaniments will whet any appetite. Like the truffle butter!


Tuesday 22 September 2015

Palette Restaurant & Bar @ Capitol Piazza

Palette Restaurant & Bar, a revolutionary multi-brand dining concept by BreadTalk Group that brings together a specially-curated list of ten specialty food brands who are well-regarded for their expertise in different Asian cuisines. With over 400 items, we will all be able to experience a myriad flavours. Displaying a higher end food court serving up refined local food, we can all expect a higher price tag.


Thursday 17 September 2015

[CLOSED] Dessert Project, Ice Cream Parlour - Singapore

Dessert Project, located at Tiong Bahru vicinity is a newly opened ice cream parlour that serves interesting yet exotic ice cream flavours such as White Truffle, Melon with Parma Ham, White Rabbit Candy and more. The cafe serves waffles, ice cream, Shibuya toast as well as lava cakes. And yes I was here mainly for the Shibuya toast which I have heard good reviews about it and this 3 inch thick buttered toast did not disappoint.


Sunday 13 September 2015

Peony Jade Mooncakes, Mid-Autumn Festival Singapore

To celebrate the abundance and togetherness of the mid-autumn festival, the brand’s culinary team is proud to present the 4 new heavenly kings with one new creation under each of the four cornerstone categories (baked, flaky-Teochew, durian snow skin and limited edition snow skin), 5 new fruity flavours and its popular signatures in the traditional baked and flaky-Teochew ranges.


Tuesday 8 September 2015

[CLOSED] Crab Extravaganza Halal Buffet @ 1 Market by Chef Wan

Back at 1 Market again after their Nyonya fair previously. This time round, 1 market launches another edition of its thematic fair with Eat-all-you-can Crab extravaganza. This September, crab aficionados will rub their hands with glee while enjoying free flow of local favorites such as Salted Egg Crab and Black Pepper Crab as well. These dishes follow Chef Wan's personal recipes which he spent years experimenting and perfecting.


Sunday 6 September 2015

Drury Lane Cafe, 94 Tanjong Pagar Singapore

Drury Lane is yet another hipster cafe along the stretch of Tanjong Pagar road, you just can't missed the striking red doors of this unit. High tables, chairs and a selection of bakes greets you upon entering. Drury lane is known to serve cafe food with a local twist such as the highly raved salted egg yolk eggs Benedict. Not forgetting some quiet time over coffee on the second floor, therapeutic I would say.


Wednesday 2 September 2015

Kuishin Bo Japanese Buffet, Suntec City Singapore

Roosted in the new north wing of Suntec City is Kuishin Bo's newest restaurant, where the Japanese buffet brand boasts a sprawling interior fitted with wooden beams. The buffet line-up running from sashimi and sushi to yakitori and agemono has no doubt provide a complete Japanese epicurean experience. I think the most attention-grabbing is the Kids Haven corner which is exclusive to Kuishin Bo Suntec City only.


Friday 28 August 2015

FYR Cycene Ond Drinc Weekend Brunch Menu

Unlike the other cafes out there, the weekend brunch menu at FYR features unique brunch offerings that are not commonly seen in other establishments. Nestled in the central business district, FYR purveys modern European grills enlivened by Southeast Asian spices. An ideal spot for spending the weekend brunch with your friends and family at affordable pricing, including coffee and cocktails.


Monday 24 August 2015

Crystal Jade Exclusive SG50 Dim Sum & Promotions

I'm pretty sure you may have heard plenty of SG50 promotion, and restaurants launching new items for this occasion. Crystal Jade Group is no exception either, joining in the celebration of the nation's 50th birthday with the launch of limited edition dim sum and xiaolongbao creations, as well as attractive promotions. All SG50 dishes will be available from now to 30th September. Read on to know why you need to try them!


Wednesday 19 August 2015

[CLOSED] Violet Herbs, Modern European Restaurant - Tras Street

Violet Herbs is probably a hidden gem along Tras Street offering affordable and quality modern European cuisine. Opened back in January, Violet Herbs pride itself as a rare and unique find. The new age semi-formal fine dining restaurant features Chef & Owner Edward Hoe's finest masterpieces as well as set courses. 


Sunday 16 August 2015

Riders Cafe, Bukit Timah Saddle Club

Back at Riders Cafe for the second time since my family car is available, as it is hidden behind the lush greenery of bukit timah saddle club. Getting your way here require a car or taxi but be sure to call a cab. Riders Cafe is one of Singapore most popular brunch spot, that reservations have to be placed in advance.


Thursday 13 August 2015

Anti:dote Afternoon Tea @ Fairmont Hotel Singapore

Have always wanted to check out Anti:dote for it's unique high tea experience, where pastries and sweets are presented in an exquisite white leather-clad jewellery drawer chest. Each layer unveils a medley of sweet and savory pastries. It is probably the most classy and style afternoon tea you can find in town. We made a reservation of 2 weeks in advance as they're usually crowded especially during the weekends.


Monday 10 August 2015

E!GHT Korean BBQ @ The Central, Clarke Quay

E!GHT is a Korean BBQ restaurant whose specialty is samgyeopsal also known as pork belly akin to incured bacon, are served in 8 different interesting marinations. This establishment is also from the same folks who brought you Joo BarAmidst the many Korean BBQ establishments in Singapore, 8 Korean BBQ has stood out due to their quality of meats and service after my first visit with them.


Tuesday 4 August 2015

STREET50 Restaurant & Bar, SG50 Jubilee Menu - Bay Hotel Singapore

STREET50 Restaurant & Bar located on street level at Bay Hotel Singapore has always been popular with diners for its global flavours with a twist. And now for the coming nation's 50th birthday, STREET50 is launching a special Golden Jubilee all-day a la carte menu that will debuts officially on 1st August 2015, putting a local spin on global cuisines. Therefore churning out an array of more than 50 delights and beverages.


Friday 31 July 2015

Tiong Bahru Bakery launched Savoury Croissants

Who says that a croissant should be restricted to a fate of being sweet, smeared with jams or split into halves to sandwich some tuna mayo? There's no boring, bog-standard mayonnaise-loaded fillings at Tiong Bahru Bakery and with that, the folks are introducing four savory croissants. three of which has fillings baked inside the buttery dough for a veritable party of flavours. Exciting creations.


Monday 27 July 2015

The Coffee Daily, Serangoon Garden Estate

I have been to Serangoon Gardens several times for food but sadly have never been to The Coffee Daily until recently. The Coffee Daily is one of the coffee joint in the explosive cafe scene - serving good coffee, brunch, waffle w ice cream as well as their highly raved rainbow cakes. It is located in Serangoon Gardens estate at Brighton Crescent, where by shophouse was formerly owned by Awfully Chocolate.


Wednesday 22 July 2015

Harry's Bar, Clarke Quay Singapore

Harry's Bar is typically known as a chill out destination for drinks to many Singaporeans, we can all change the perception of that with the launch of an updated Harry's food and drinks menu. The refreshed menu now showcases 50 delectable dishes, a more extensive offering of modern European comfort foods that you will be spoilt for choice. With this, Harry's Bar seems like an ideal spot for a urban getaway.


Sunday 19 July 2015

Faculty Of Caffeine, Johor Bahru

Cafe hopping continues to Johor Bahru for one of the weekdays! The cafe scene is getting explosive not only in Singapore but in our neighbouring country as well. Faculty of Caffeine is one of the common names you will hear when asked about JB cafes, especially when SGD has rose to its highest level against Malaysian ringgit.


Tuesday 14 July 2015

[Closed] Sin Lee Foods, Jalan Bukit Ho Swee

Sin Lee Foods has always been one of my favorite place for comfort food, situated in the old estate of Jalan Bukit Ho Swee. The nostalgic looking cafe is converted from an old coffee shop and the name Sin Lee is retained from the previous stall, keeping its name and signboard. Sin Lee Foods serve unique food component unlike your usual Egg Benedict or Big Breakfast brunch fare you find in many cafes these days.


Sunday 12 July 2015

Old Bibik's Famous Peranakan Rendang @ MDIS Building (Halal)

Old Bibik's Peranakan Kitchen started out in 2012 as a food stall at the former Lavender Food Square. Spoke to owner Adrian Loh that in the beginning, there were only chicken, beef and mutton rendang set meals. The recipes were honed from Adrian's mother, which was passed down from his grandmother. The idea behind Old Bibik now is to package traditional Nyonya dishes in a fast food concept at wallet friendly prices.


Wednesday 8 July 2015

[Relocated] Tanuki Raw (たぬき) Lunch Menu, Orchard Central

*UPDATE: Tanuki Raw relocated to level 4 of Orchard Central.

Tanuki Raw's signature dish Truffle Yakiniku Don has been generating quite a hype on instagram, after looking I know that I need to try this. Tanuki Raw delights in the raw pleasure of food and drink, offering quality yet affordable Japanese lunch bowl. They are also known for its Happy Hour (Oyster Hour) where freshly shucked oysters goes for $2, happy hour is happening daily from 5pm - 8pm.


Tuesday 30 June 2015

IPPIN Cafe Bar 極品, 8 Mohamed Sultan Road Singapore

IPPIN is Singapore's first home concept Japanese cafe bar, it's a spot for those with a serious affection for real Japanese food that taste like you're truly home. On the day of my visit, it was raining heavily in the night and all you probably need is a cup of hot tea and a good meal in the comfort of your home. Though I may not be physically at home but the laid back ambience at IPPIN makes me feel like it.

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