Cultures Specialty Coffee – The Sail @ Marina Bay

Taking over the former premises of Tuckshop at The Sail @ Marina Bay is a new cafe that serves up rice bowls and specialty coffee. Occupying a mid-sized space at the basement of The Sail @ Marina Bay, Cultures Specialty Coffee is strategically located at a commonly-used underpass in between Raffles Place MRT Station and…

SaLe Marino – Eastwood Centre

SaLe Marino is the latest F&B establishment to have moved into Eastwood Centre, following the closure of now-defunct Sans Bistro which is currently collaborating with No Signboard Seafood whilst in the midst of looking for a new location to move to. Occupying one of the units facing Eastwood Road to the left of the building,…

Miss Chinatown – People’s Park Complex

Lepark had made waves when it had first opened a couple of years ago, occupying a previously unknown corner of People’s Park Complex at Level 6 around the multi-story carpark area of the shopping complex. It’s been a little over a year since now-defunct Lepark had moved out of the building, and the area where…

The Humble Scoop – Katong Shopping Centre

Opened recently at Katong Shopping Centre is The Humble Scoop; a new ice-cream parlour hidden in the basement of the shopping mall. Taking up the former spot of now-defunct The Humble Loaf (now currently known as Gastrosmiths, situated at i12 Katong, The Humble Scoop is a small, unpretentious space that serves up house-churned ice-creams with…

Easy Noodle Bar – Foch Road

Taking over the former premises of now-defunct 20F Specialty Coffee/VXX Cooperative is Easy Noodles Bar. Being the third F&B tenant to have moved into the shophouse, the renovation made to the unit by Easy Noodles Bar is perhaps the most extensive thus far. While much of the space was left open by its previous tenants,…

Sesame & Bagels – NEWest

New tenants have been trickling into NEWest; while F&B establishments such as Thrive Kitchen and Nasi Coco had already left the building, Sesame & Bagels is the latest concept to have moved into the still largely unoccupied complex. Taking over the spot situated next to now-defunct Thrive Kitchen/Nasi Coco, Sesame & Bagels is easily seen…

The Green Ducklings – Concourse Skyline

The Green Ducklings is the latest F&B establishment to have moved into Concourse Skyline, having taken over the former premises of now-defunct Le Canele d’Or . Being yet another cafe in the area, The Green Ducklings adds to the number of cafe options in the neighbourhood, which includes Wakey Wakey that is situated just a…

Brown Sugar – Value Hotel Balestier

With many cafes lately serving up progressive contemporary cuisine along with specialty coffee, it is interesting to see how places like Brown Sugar are offering dishes closer to home in an eclectic, hipster setting. Opened by the folks behind Living Botanica; a premium bubble tea kiosk situated at Marina Bay Link Mall, Brown Sugar is…

Unagi vs Salmon – Icon Village

Yet another establishment with a focus on healthy eating had opened in the Central Business District; an area which is seemingly filled with such options for the health-conscious office folks. Taking up a small shop space at Icon Village that faces the main road, Unagi vs Salmon is a simple eatery that is decently renovated;…

Stack – Jalan Klapa

The Black Home Group seems to be on a roll of the late; Stack is one of their latest concepts (amongst others such as Working Title, The Mad Sailors, Santap and The Great Mischief), which is also launched during the same time as Tipo Pasta Bar, also situated in the Kampong Glam neighbourhood. Unlike Tipo…

Menya Kokoro – Suntec City

Menya Kokoro opened up to much hype a couple of days ago, taking over the former spot of Menya Takeichi within Eat At Seven at Suntec City. Being one of the largest chains serving Mazesoba globally with several outlets worldwide, Menya Kokoro had its roots from Tokyo, Japan, before expanding to other parts of the…

Tipo Pasta Bar – North Bridge Road

Taking over the former premises of now-defunct Hyde & Co along North Bridge Road is Tipo Pasta Bar. Tipo Pasta Bar is one of the two new concepts by The Black Hole Group; the group is known for running halal-certified hipster eateries such as [working title], The Mad Sailors, The Great Mischief and Santap. Having…