Harvest – East Coast Road

Harvest is a new salad-cum-protein bowl bar that had recently found home at East Coast Road opposite i12 Katong. The interior layout of Harvest is pretty reminiscent to some of the more upscale salad bars in the Central Business District; towards the left of the stall is the counter and preparation area where all the…

Kohi-Ya – Hillview Community Club

With the opening of Hillview Community Club, a few cafes and eateries had opened within the building such as Domino’s Pizza, Full House Club & Coffeeshop and Hidden Rock Coffee. Unlike the other eateries at Hillview Community Club (with the exception of Domino’s Pizza), Kohi-Ya is the only cafe in the building which serves up…

Grazie – Blk 34 Whampoa West

We had previously visited Grazie on a few occasions when it was a stall at Serangoon Gardens Market & Food Centre; Grazie had since expanded its operations and had moved into a new space of their own at Blk 34 Whampoa West. Taking over the previous location of Oh My Tian Bakehouse & Cafe, Grazie…

The Glasshouse: Specialty Coffee and Toast Bar – CHIJMES

Opened to much hype at CHIJMES just opposite Whitegrass is The Glasshouse: Specialty Coffee and Toast Bar. The Glasshouse is not located in a standard shop unit at CHIJMES; instead, it is a newly-built free-form structure built with a frame and boards that are placed at a previously vacant spot in the plaza. Furnished with…

Pastaria Abate – Craig Road

Craig Road seems to be seeing quite a lot of changes for their tenants of the late — Pastaria Abate is the newest tenant to have moved into the street right after Hustle Co. , which moved in rather recently. Pastaria Abate takes over the unit formerly taken by now-defunct Fordham and Grand. The space…

Yet another chapter begins …

It’s been a while since we had written a post like that — this blog had certainly seen very interesting phases in my life. From the polytechnic graduate I was when I first started, it’s quite hard to believe that the website had been through such a journey. Yes, there are times where updates were…

PuTian Flavor Food – Blk 121 Hougang Avenue 1

Being people who love Heng Hwa cuisine, we had always been intrigued by places which serve Pu Tian food, be it in hawker centres or restaurant settings for Heng Hwa cuisine still seems to be a niche market that not a lot of F&B establishments venture into despite being slightly more popular these days. PuTian Flavour…

Otoko – The Midtown Residences

Yet another new eatery had opened at The Midtown, adding to the long list of eateries in the building including Foxhole Cafe, Tiew Mai Thai Boat Noodle, Nunsongyee and AM Bakery. Not to be confused with Otoko Ramen (which also runs Kaneta Shoten), Otoko had humble beginnings as a coffeeshop stall at Sultan Plaza which…

jiaksimipng Foodnotes – August 2017

The jiaksimipng Foodnotes series is essentially a monthly review of selected places that we have dined at which are worth a mention but skipped on the blog for various reasons (e.g. personal commitments, lack of coverage for a full-length post etc.). Do check out the January, February, March, April, May, June and July edition of the jiaksimipng Foodnotes if you…

13 Stages – Kallang Wave Mall

13 Stages is a new F&B establishment at Kallang Wave Mall, being a revamp of HotCakes which used to occupy the same space within the mall. For those who are not in the know, 13 Stages is a concept that is co-owned by Mediacorp celebrity Mark Lee, his wife, and two other friends. Taking a…

Just Because Creamery – Victory8

Victory8 had recently seen a slight shuffle in their tenants, with quite a few of the previous tenants moving out of the building. Just Because Creamery is one of the newest tenants that had recently moved into Victory8, which also houses Common Chefs Bakery & Cafe. Taking up one of the smaller shop spaces at…

Parallel – One Raffles Place

The basement of One Raffles Place had seen a rather major revamp recently, with quite a number of new tenants taking over the spaces left behind by the previous group of tenants. Parallel is just one of the few new tenants which had recently moved into the basement of One Raffles Place with the likes…