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Vatos Urban Tacos – Korean Mexican Cuisine at South Beach Quarter with Kimchi Carnitas Fries

CNN reviewed Vatos Urban Tacos as “the hottest new restaurant in Seoul” when it first opened. Time will tell if the fate will be similar for Singapore’s first outlet at South Beach Quarter. This is also the first VATOS outside of Korea. VATOS serves up Korean-Mexican (Ko-Mex) style of cuisine, started by three Korean-Americans. Therefore, […]

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Sweet Monster – Softserve With Cake At Bugis Junction, Sends You On A Sugar High

Excluding me, the average age of the customer at Sweet Monster Bugis Junction must be 7. A kids-friendly place with seats catered to their heights, as they eat away milk soft serve covered with coloured popcorn. (Read: Sweet Monster Plaza Singapura) The South Korean brand Sweet Monster has reached here by storm, 2 branches – […]

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A.R.C Coffee – The Hipster Coffee Academy, Roastery and Cafe

No, we don’t mean they serve instant coffee, but A.R.C is a 3-in-1 Coffee Place with an Academy, Roastery and Café all in one place. Situated at Sultan Gate with a 3-storey high building, the 1st floor is a café concept with a cosy white bricked wall interior with a mini roastery site at the […]

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AmaSoy – Matcha Softserve Churros & Hokkaido Milk Drinks Now Available At Jurong Point & Bugis Plus

Softserve and churros while like heaven and earth apart, seems to work well together. One’s crispy and hot, the other cold and smooth. AmaSoy which now focuses on its Hokkaido Milk Drinks and Soft Serve (instead of the initial collagen soy puddings), has opened at Jurong Point (opposite Malaysia Boleh) and Bugis Plus (next to […]

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Jinjja Chicken – Mouth-Watering Korean Fried Chicken, Jjajjamyeon, Tteokbokki Fries. 진짜!

Jinjja? 진짜! Singapore is seeing another Korean Fried Chicken shop, this time conspicuously located at Bugis Village, a fast food concept offering restaurant-quality Korean food. Think Jjajangmyeon (black soybean paste noodles), Seafood Jjamppong (rich spicy soup noodle), Mandu (dumplings) and Korean Bingsu (shaved ice dessert). Everything, all in one shop. Jinjja (which is a colloquial […]

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Churro101 츄러스 – Korean “Better Than Boyfriend” Churros In Singapore

Rejoice Churro lovers! Popular Korean Churro chain Churro101 츄러스 has come to Singapore at Bugis Plus. Churro101 has gained a huge fan base since its opening in 2011. Some of its fans include top K-pop groups likes Girls’ Generation, F(x), Miss A and Girls’ Days. They say their churros are “Better than a boyfriend”. (Huh? […]

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Sixty6 – Authentic, Affordable Thai Food At Selegie

Food has brought me to a student hostel at Short Street. If the name sounds unfamiliar, the building painted in grey with big white fonts is near Selegie, diagonally across the famous Rochor Beancurd. Ample carparking space is available. Sixty6 is the first F&B outlet opened there, an under-the-radar Thai restaurant. Its location is strategic […]

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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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5 New Cafes Along Tanjong Katong Road

Di Tanjong Katong, airnya biru. Di situ tempatnya dara jelita…. Heard of this song? Loosely translated, it means you can find pretty maidens by the sea. Can I add that Tanjong Katong is quite THE food enclave? In this stretch spanning about 3 bus stops where you can literally walk down (and salivate as you […]

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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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