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Dolce Tokyo – 313 Somerset Just Got Sweeter With New Japanese Italian Café

313 Somerset just got sweeter with the opening of Japanese-Italian café Dolce Tokyo. And also more Japanese with surrounding shops like Lowry’s Farm and Uniqlo at Level 3 (which look like where I can get my entire wardrode from). But unlike the fashion stores, Dolce Tokyo is a completely new brand and concept, created due […]

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Ito-Kacho Mandarin Gallery – Japanese Yakiniku Restaurant Brings Premium To A New Level

There is barbeque, and there is yakiniku. Not very much different in the strictest sense of the word. But barbeque is commonly associated with smoke and burnt meat. Over at Ito-Kacho Yakiniku Restaurant, your dining experience is going to different from what you commonly get, compared to your outdoor BBQs or Korean grill restaurants. Very […]

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House of Rice Roll & Porridge – Durian Chee Cheong Fun, Dare To Try?

You know the season of durian is here again, with durian-fanatics rattling off their favourite haunts for Mao Shan Wang, Sultan, Phoenix and D24 at Geylang and Balestier; while the tais tais savour their durian puffs at Goodwood Park. How about some Durian Chee Cheong Fun? Yikes! The two is like forbidden love, as if […]

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Chocolate Origin – Chocolate Love at First Bite

Chocolate Origin has been known for its extremely chocolate cakes, and they have only 3 products in its shop – The original chocolate, dark and lava cake. This reminds me when Awfully Chocolate started out selling just chocolate cakes as well. While they have been dishing out chocolate goodness in Changi Village (who can be […]

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Lucky13 – Miami-style Diner Impresses with Sumptuous Latin American Food

Lucky 13 is a Miami-style diner, bar and club which just opened at TripleOne Somerset. Helmed by Chef Garfield Angove from the United States, the menu would include some of the sexy Latin American and Mexican signature cuisines which include Quesadilla, grilled achiote chicken, Mexican style grilled steak, pressed Cuban medianoche sandwich and Cajun style […]

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Flam’s – A New French Alsatian ‘Pizza’ Place

Flam’s, not to be confused with ‘phlegm’, is short for Flammekueche – an Alsatian bread dough that looks like the thinnest form of pizza. Flam’s is the only Flemmekueche specialist from France with a history of more than 20 years and makes it first foray in Singapore at Orchard Central. My university makan kakis were […]

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BigBank Café – New Western Food Cafe Opens at Killiney Road

This corner shop space at Killiney Road changed hands from House of Rice Roll and Porridge, Sun Coffee Planet, Ding Ji Café to the present BigBank Café in about a year. A case of bad ‘feng shui’ or poor business model? BigBank Café, a Western food eatery which serves special wines, beers and ciders, land […]

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Causeway Bay Hong Kong Café – More than 300 foods at Centrepoint

Centrepoint has been off the Orchard radar for a while, and I was gladly surprised to see a new Hong Kong café opening at Level 1 within an obscure corner. What’s a Hong Kong café without a wide-ranging variety of food? The menu is huge, with more than twenty different menu sub-headings to select from […]

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Mandarin Court – Abundant Pen Cai & Bak Kwa Nian Gao

Have you realised that the Pen Cai has become a local Chinese New Year staple in recent years? This Big Bowl Feast is a traditional Hong Kong village cuisine, said to origin during the late Song Dynasty when locals collected all their best food to serve a fleeing Emperor. It is not difficult to understand […]

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Prima Taste Kitchen – A Taste of True Singapore Cuisine

When overseas for some time, some of the things I miss most about Singapore is its food . And I usually come across some “Singapore Restaurant” that never really serves authentic Singapore food. – What’s with sweet diluted curry and Sin Chew bee hoon. Back home, such restaurants are also few and far between. Perhaps […]

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