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Jollibee Singapore – Philippines’ Favourite Fried Chicken Shop Now At Novena Square 2

Philippines’s favourite fried chicken shop Jollibee has opened at Novena Square 2, and soon at Changi City Point. (I did notice there were competitors KFC and Popeyes at Novena just steps away.) This American-style fast food chain is known to serve some of the best fried chicken around, and also specialises in burgers, spaghetti, and […]

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Teapresso – Freshly Brewed Tea Drinks & Grilled Oki Machi. This Is Different.

Teapresso is quite unlike the typical bubble tea shops you see out there. A major difference is, tea is actually brewed and extracted on the spot. If you walk past Blk 190 Toa Payoh HDB hub (or The Seletar Mall basement), you may notice this tea kiosk having a queue during peak hours, looking like […]

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Rochor Thai – Moved To Novena, Better Than Before

Rochor Thai has moved from Rochor to Joo Chiat to its present location at Novena. I am happy to say, with each step of the way, the quality is actually getting better. Few may have heard of its move, except for regular customers. Some changes: The décor looks fresher and more modern with orange accents; […]

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Chicken Clinic – Get Your Korean Fried Chicken Cravings Treated

Jab jab jab. Korean fried chicken also ‘Chut Pattern’. Chicken Clinic has taken over the Maison De The at Thomson V2, serving Korean style fried chicken with some Japanese fusion food on its menu. There is minimal change to the original décor though. Signature items (all are nett prices) include Seasoned Spicy Chicken ($19.50) – […]

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The Chicken King – Salted Egg Chicken and Orh Nee Fries At Toa Payoh Central

Opened by the folks behind Orchid Live Seafood Restaurant, The Chicken King is a local Western food concept shop alongside a row of eateries at Toa Payoh Hub (at the back row). Wah! So many photos of the chef with local celebrities. Chef Steven Chua, who helms the kitchen, must have garnered support from these […]

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Jenny Bakery Singapore – Hong Kong’s Famous Cookie Shop At Ang Mo Kio

Another queue. Jenny Bakery, THE hand-made butter cookies brand from Hong Kong has opened its first Singapore shop at Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 Blk 422. An inconspicuous location, small shop space. People walk in with cash and walk out with tins. The cookies continue to get sold out from time to time. Occasionally, there […]

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Haru Haru – Tendon and Chirashi Don So Satisfying, Found At AMK Jubilee Square!

The truth is, I haven’t been to Ang Mo Kio’s Jubilee Square for a while and ventured there to try out Haru Haru, a new Japanese family restaurant on the 2nd level. Who would have thought? This humble eatery actually serves up quite decent fare at prices that won’t break the bank, especially its satisfying […]

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Five By Five – November 8 Closed and Reopens as 5×5 at Thomson V One

Five By Five, 5th Quarter, First 25 Café, Soi 55 At The Cathay… Seriously, September coincidentally is the opening month for cafes and restaurants with number ‘five’. November 8 Café which closed at Thomson V Two to the dismay of fans, has reopened as Five by Five at Thomson V One on the other side […]

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Kim Keat Hokkien Mee – Claypot Hokkien Mee With Sio Bak

Claypot Hokkien Mee with sio bak. Ticked. This has always been on my to-eat list and I finally made my way to Kim Keat Hokkien Mee at Toa Payoh Lorong 4. Kim Keat is about a 10 to 15 minute walk from Bradell MRT, in the same kopitiam as Ocean Curry Fish Head. The benefit […]

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JQ Chef Cafe – Singapore Flyer’s Chef Opens Café at Toa Payoh Central

JQ Chef Café, not JYP from Korea, JP Morgan or JJ Lin. JQ is the initial for Chef Johnny Quek, ex-chef at the World’s First Full Butler Sky Dining at Singapore Flyer, who has opened a cafe at Toa Payoh Central. Not many cafes in Singapore are named after their owner, unless they are confident […]

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