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Clinton St Baking Company & Restaurant Singapore – Yes To Pancakes, Not So For Waffles

From NYC’s Lower East Side to Singapore, the iconic Clinton St Baking Company & Restaurant has arrived at the gastronomic stretch of Purvis Street. Voted “Best Pancakes”, “Best Fried Chicken”, “Best Burgers” by various New York publications, I was full of anticipation for some South-Western comfort food. Yes, I miss NYC so much, and must […]

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Snatch – Salad Bar Along Shenton Way For Clean Quick Eats

Another salad bar Snatch takes-off at the CBD area along Shenton Way. One more. The protein-centered shop focuses on “clean quick eats”, reminding us of similar concepts such as The Daily Cut. Salad shops THE THING in the CBD. Too many? Still, almost every store enjoys a long queue. Almost, as next door unit (#01-05) […]

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Grain Traders – Build Your Own Healthy Bowl At This CBD Cafe Joint

Pick your grains, select a protein and vegetables, complete with sauce and toppings. Pay up, mix your grains and eat it. This is Grain Traders. This sounds almost like ordering Chap Cai Png from the economical rice stall, except that this is not the usual epitome of ‘economical’. Grain Traders understands what its target diners, […]

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Kaw Kaw SG – Malaysian Burger Bakar Kaw Kaw In Singapore

Mention “Burger Bakar Kaw Kaw” in Kuala Lumpur and most people would have heard about their street kiosk turned multiple franchise fairytale story. Some background story: Founders Zul and Nita started off with a street kiosk selling burger bakar aka grilled patty burgers in 2011. Known for their humongously stacked patties burger (no joke, maximum […]

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Seattle Pike Chowder – Famous New England Chowder In Singapore

There I was, walking up in sweat from Dhoby Ghaut MRT to the new Singapore Pinacothèque de Paris at Fort Canning Arts Centre. All for a bowl of clam chowder. Not just any ordinary bowl, but Seattle Pike Chowder. Whoever wrote that it would take 5 minutes to reach Singapore Pinacothèque de Paris from Dhoby […]

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Lepark – Mod Sin Tapas Bar At People’s Park Complex Rooftop

“Isn’t this where they filmed that new version of Home?” The rooftop of People’s Park Complex has become quite happening, where events like Getai Electronica are held, and model hopefuls strutted down for catwalk practices when we were there. Mod-Sin tapas bar and restaurant Lepark finds its way to the former car park of People’s […]

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Pool Grill Restaurant – Romantic Dining By The Poolside

The first time I been to Pool Grill at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, I fondly remembered two things: The tableside Caesar Salad, and the fact that we dined in a restaurant right next to the pool. When I returned again, the area at Level 5 has a more inviting look, refurnished with terrace rooms, […]

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Cook & Brew – Gastro Bar At The Westin Singapore. Expect The Unexpected

There is something about dining at Cook & Brew on Level 33 of The Westin Singapore. The view of the CBD and Marina Bay district is so stunning, and you would appreciate the charming Singapore from yet another view. The food offered at Cook & Brew is not quite the expected as well, with a […]

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Garçons – Affordable European Fare In A Foodcourt

There is a Chinese saying, “Hang hang chu zhuang yuan”, which literally means there is a scholar in every line of work. Immanuel’s story is one which can inspire, the former sous chef of the now-defunct Keystone Restaurant, and went on to open Immanuel French Kitchen at Salut Coffeeshop, By The Fire at East Coast, […]

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Park Bench Deli – Sandwiches Need Not Be Boring Again

There will come a time when you get bored of the usual subs and sandwiches. I have friend who eat the same old same old sandwiches, complains about how bland they are, and continues chomping them down behind the cubicle. Unfortunately, we are no where near the CBD. Park Bench Deli will bring some excitement. […]

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