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South Bronx – Homegrown Burger Joint With Mac & Cheese, Thai, Spam Burgers!

Burgers are still a big thing in Singapore, and we have seen specialised burger joints Wolf at Pasar Bella Suntec City, Wildfire Burgers, The Butchers Club Burger, and MEATLiquor opening up, though of varying success. Happy to see another home-grown burger joint South Bronx which also features burgers that are Asian-style, think Bangkok influenced Thai-Tanium […]

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JINzakaya – Les Amis Group Opens Yakitori Sake Restaurant

Sushi Jin can be considered as one of my favourite Japanese restaurants, not bank-breaking high end yet serve commendable food. So when the Les Amis Group which owns it took over the next door shop for a modern izakaya joint, some anticipation ran high. JINzakaya located at Owen Link (near Farrer Park MRT) has a […]

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Truly Test Kitchen – Hawkerpreneurs Set Up Coffeeshop, Big-Portioned Food At $2, $3.50, $4.50!

Taxi uncle got lost bringing me to Kampong Ampat, even though he sounded with great confidence of knowledge of its location. I was going to Truly Test Kitchen, which is the Version 2.0 of the successful Hainanese hawker stall Truly Curry Rice. Truly Test Kitchen is a sprawling 3000 square feet canteen / coffeeshop situated […]

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Flavour Flings – First Salted Egg Croissant In Singapore. With Salted Egg Fries, Egg Benedict

[Updated 05 Feb 2016] Flavour Flings Cafe has announced that their Salted Egg Croissant would only be available for TAKEAWAY on certain days (Mon, Wed – Sat). No Tues. No Sun. No dine-in for the croissants. Note that the croissant may be sold out early on certain days. [Original Entry] Possibly the 1st salted egg […]

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Oh My Tian – So Chio. Carnival Themed Café By Hatter Street at Boon Keng

Oh My Tian, Seriously? That’s the name of a cafe? Opened by the folks behind Hatter Street at Kovan, carnival themed café Oh My Tian OMT is their newest happy venture. Hatter Street is inspired by Alice In Wonderland, and this café continues with the whimsical storybook theme. The entire décor is inspired by childhood […]

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Dose! – Off The Radar Café at Tyrwhitt Road

Every now and then, a café opens in Singapore that is off the radar, almost unheard of. And they may realise that keeping a café alive (also in the social media aspect) is more than that few obligatory Facebook and Instagram postings. Dose! replaced Anythingz Café at Tyrwhitt Road. And to no offence to the […]

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Big Lazy Chop – “Da Lan Pai” Serves Meats With Salted Egg, Milk Butter, Champagne, Coffee Sauces

Does anyone find the name “Da Lan Pai” 大懶排 mildly offensive? Maybe try saying it in another dialect. I was actually more amused than anything, at the tongue-in-cheek derivation from Hong Kong’s cooked food stalls. “Big Lazy Chop” is the literal translation, and the actual name of this dining joint at Short Street. The eatery […]

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The Plain Jane – This Swiss Roll Café at Serangoon Is No ‘Plain Jane’

This Plain Jane is no ‘plain Jane’ (ordinary-looking average girl). Related to the folks behind the Rich & Good Cake Shop at Kandahar St famous for their Swiss rolls (long distance relative), owner Jane will serve a different version of their not-so-Plain-Jane Swiss rolls. And she happens to be friendly and full of smiles. Located […]

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City Square Mall – Best Of Christmas Meals Under One Roof

Time to indulge in the Christmas cheer and feasts while doing year-end festive shopping! City Square Mall, located at the junction of Serangoon and Kitchener Roads and directly connected to Farrer Park MRT Station, is home to about 200 tenants such as Uniqlo, Toys’R’Us, Golden Village and some 50 F&B outlets. If you are thinking […]

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20F Specialty Coffeehouse – Clinic Turned Café at 20F, 20 Foch Road

It is not surprising to see more cafes opening in a café-populated area at Jalan Besar. 20F, as their name implies, pays tribute to its address at 20 Foch Road, formerly a family-run clinic for 60 years. A modern concept in a traditional setting, an old-meets-new chic café with vintage floor tiles, metal window and […]

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