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Whitegrass – Modern Australian Restaurant Is A Potential Star

This year may mark one that will see a flourish of higher end restaurants in Singapore, especially with the impending Michelin Guide in Singapore. Are there too many of such restaurants in Singapore? Apparently, not yet. Whitegrass is a new fine dining restaurant at Chijmes, helmed by Chef Sam Aisbett who will present Modern Australian […]

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Sangkaya – Malaysia Coconut Ice Cream Creamery Opened at Johor Bahru Next to Checkpoint

[Johor Bahru, Malaysia] Malaysian brand Sangkaya with 36 outlets across Malaysia has opened their latest outlet at Johor Bahru, just walking distance from JB checkpoint. Previously, the nearest outlet from Singapore was at Mount Austin, Johor Bahru, some 15.2km away and required a vehicle. But now, the creamery is more accessible. 2 storeys high with […]

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Butter My Buns – Tiramisu Hero Opens Café at NUS UTown. Don’t Go If You Are Rushing For Lectures Because…

Students these days are blessed with easily accessible cafes within campus. Think having café food in between lectures, project meeting over artisanal coffee and munching on takeaway waffles during tutorial classes. Ok, we do sound really old here… The Tiramisu Hero team (Hello Peggy) at Jalan Besar with the cat mascot has started buttering their […]

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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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16 Unique Salted Egg Yolk Food In Singapore – Liu Sha Let It Flow!

Since when these rich, fatty orange-yellow salted duck egg yolks become so HIP? I mean, we used to just have them simply within mooncakes, or matched with plain porridge. Not anymore. A few years ago, Liu Sha Bao aka Golden Custard Buns were in the rage in Singapore. Then, we saw Salted Egg Yolk zhi […]

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Seasonal Tastes – CNY Buffet Feast with Buddha Jump Over The Wall, Siew Yoke with Salted Egg Sauce!

Though we traditionally think of Chinese New Year dinner as a round-table meal with 8-10 dishes, a gastronomic buffet featuring an international contemporary spread, fresh seafood AND CNY classics sounds splendid as an option for the family. Seasonal Tastes at The Westin Singapore offers a live interactive kitchen concept, known for fresh selection of crustaceans, […]

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Punch – This Cafe Packs A Punch. Fans Of The Plain, Ronin Will Like This

A courtyard in an open space with natural lighting, greenery, clean-contemporary look with Aussie vibes should be a big ‘punch’, I mean hit, among the foodies and executives working at the CBD. Punch at North Canal Road (opposite Kreta Ayer Police Post) is a short walk away from Raffles Place. The décor of the café […]

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Gyoza-ya – Gyoza Specialist Shop Opens At The Paragon. Skip The Truffle Ramen

Gyoza-ya must be feeling confident about Orchard, having opened its 3rd outlet at The Paragon basement. The other two casual dining restaurants are at Gyoza-ya Robinsons Orchard B1 and ION Orchard B4. The gyoza specialist are under The Akashi Group, with varieties such as Pan-Fried Dumpling with Pork ($4.80), Pan-Fried Dumpling with Vegetable ($4.80), Pan-Fried […]

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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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Atlas Coffeehouse – Assembly Coffee Opens A Sister Cafe At Bukit Timah. This, We Love.

Atlas, not ‘atas’ coffeeshop. Just because this café is located at Bukit Timah doesn’t mean that it is ‘atas’ (meaning ‘above’ in Malay, ‘high class’ in Singlish). Atlas Coffeehouse is helmed by the team behind Assembly Coffee, known for their Shibuya toasts, waffles and coffee to appeal to university undergraduates. This venture at Duke’s Road, […]

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