Tag Archives: Singapore

Afuri Ramen 阿夫利 – Tokyo’s Refreshing Yuzu Ramen

[Tokyo, Japan] After having so many different types of tonkotsu ramen in Japan, Afuri’s 阿夫利 ligher chicken based stock with citrusy yuzu may add that blossoming in your mouth, and spring in your step. While Afuri also serves salt based Shio (880 Yen) and soya based Shoyu (880 Yen) variants, you should really try versions […]

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Lokkee – Burning Pineapple? TungLok’s New Chinese Restaurant Sells Modern Fun Dishes

A flaming pineapple, Chow Mein, Chop Suey, bottles of Sriracha sauce and English pop songs, these are some of the things you can expect at TungLok Group’s Lok Kee at Plaza Singapura. This is not the typical Chinese restaurant. It reminded me of Chinese restaurants in cities of New York and London. Black coloured tables, […]

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Jamie’s Italian – 2nd Singapore Restaurant At Forum Orchard Opens

After two years, Jamie’s Italian opened its second in Singapore at Forum Shopping Orchard, possibly a suitable location considering the sizable expat community in the area. The difference between the Orchard and the original outlet? Forum’s restaurant helmed by Head Chef Kwek Xiu Rong has a smaller menu featuring favourites, alongside hand-made baked to order […]

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Open Farm Community – Restaurant In The Garden. Fresh & Brilliant

“Some kids in Singapore have never seen a farm before.” That’s true. I agree with Cynthia Chua, owner of THE Spa Esprit Group who has added this never-seen-in-Singapore concept to her restaurant conglomerate. The Open Farm Community, which looks set to be one of the defining new openings in Singapore this year, is a collaboration […]

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The Sushi Bar – Popular Japanese Restaurant Opens At Ngee Ann City

Humble and popular Japanese outlet The Sushi Bar from Far East Plaza opens a fuller-fledged restaurant at Ngee Ann City. It is not uncommon to see long queues outside the Far East Plaza branches both weekday and weekends, with a line of people waiting mainly for their coveted bowl of Chirashi Don and Salmon Aburi […]

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Bar Bar Black Sheep – $10 Set Lunch and Affordable Japanese, Indian, Western Treats

$10 nett set lunch? In a restaurant setting? At Holland Village? Some things sound too good to be true. Bar Bar Black Sheep is already known to serve some of the most affordable fare, with a huge variety of food all under one roof. For those unfamiliar with the brand, Bar Bar Black Sheep started […]

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Seasonal Tastes at The Westin Singapore – 25% Off International Buffet!

Seasonal Tastes at Level 32 of The Westin Singapore is a buffet restaurant that offers stunning views, a relaxing ambience, and a wide selection of International and Asian cuisine. Other than food, the view, the environment and service are important considerations for a buffet. I am the sort who does not like to rush, but […]

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Crown Bakery & Cafe – Breakfast Fit For A King at Crown Centre

[Updated Aug 2015] Went to Crown Bakery for some Hainanese Chicken Rice Bread breakfast, and found a SG50 Brioche ($2.50) – decorated with a crescent and five stars. The pinkish-reddish colour came from beetroot juice, while the other ingredients included Japanese wheat flour, natural leaven, French butter, almond putter, eggs, sugar and sea salt. Soft […]

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Pho Tai – This Vietnamese Restaurant From Paris Has Good Pho

The first thing I noticed about Pho Tai at Capitol Piazza was its people – the owners and some of the kitchen staff (I peeked through an opening) looked well, pioneer generation. Sorry for generalising, as I was quite used to the Singapore-husband Vietnamese-wife combination seen in local restaurants. Turned out this family-owned Vietnamese restaurant […]

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Ssiksin Chicken – Korean Fried Chicken with Crunchy Skin Juicy Meat + Giveaway!

Say Chimaek! Korean Fried Chicken continues to be widely sought after in Singapore, for their crackly battered skins and juicy meat. Now THIS New Korean Fried Chicken looks set to be the NEXT brand that will get some popularity. 맛있는. Ssiksin Chicken is located at Serangoon NEX, right next to Korean BBQ Buffet place Daessiksin, […]

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