Chico Loco – Amoy Street

Opened by the folks behind The Loco Group which runs Lucha Loco and Super Loco, Chico Loco is also one of the newest F&B tenants to have moved into the Amoy Street neighbourhood. Situated at Amoy Street right in between Wang Dae Bak Pocha and Claypots Full Circle, Chico Loco serves up Mexican fare; pretty…

Tapasta Bar – Pekin Street

Situated in the Central Business District amidst a row of eateries is Tapasta Bar, which serves up Build-Your-Own pasta and grain bowls during the day, and a Tapas menu at night. Opened fairly recently along Pekin Street, Tapasta Bar is situated within walking distance from Far East Square and Nankin Row within the busy Central…

51 Soho – Telok Ayer Street

Opened by the same folks behind Birds of A Feather and Halcyon & Crane, 51 Soho takes over the former space of now-defunct Rotisserie at Telok Ayer Street, which is a distance away from Telok Ayer MRT Station. Occupying the previous location of Rotisserie at Telok Ayer Street, 51 Soho carries the same theme that…

Telok Ayer Arts Club – McCallum Street

Taking over the former premises of SPRMRKT (itself having moved to Cluny Court sometime back last year) along McCallum Street is Telok Ayer Arts Club, which had been opened since a while ago. Still run by the same people behind SPRMRKT, Telok Ayer Arts Club is the brand’s newest venture which is being set-up with…

Lobsters and Ice Cream – New Bridge Road

Taking over the former premises of now-defunct Oyoge Taiyaki at New Bridge Road is Lobsters and Ice-Cream, specializing in lobster rolls and soft-serve ice-cream. Being situated right in front of the T-junction at North Bridge Road and Mosque Street, Lobsters and Ice-Cream is just a small kiosk that serves up only lobster and crab rolls,…

Sugar Thieves – Blk 333 Kreta Ayer Road

2018 may be coming to a close, but that does not stop F&B establishments from sprouting up as the year is coming to an end. Situated at the ground level of an HDB block, Sugar Thieves is a relatively new bakeshop that had recently opened its doors at Kreta Ayer Road just a few doors…

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 Moon – Mosque Street

Cafes with a retail element had been a concept that a number of shops have dabbled in, and one of the latest entrants to this scene is The Moon, situated at Mosque Street just a short distance away from Chinatown MRT Station. Primarily operating as a bookstore, The Moon also houses a cafe at the…

Dumpling Darlings – Amoy Street

The folks at Lola’s Cafe seem to have grown over time; yet another new concept by them, Dumpling Darlings is one of the few new F&B tenants to have shifted into the Telok Ayer neighbourhood. Dumpling Darlings is a departure from the usual concepts that we are familiar with by the folks behind Lola’s Cafe;…

Sumo-Ya 相扑屋 – Nankin Row

Opened for quite some time at China Square Central, Sumo-Ya is probably best known for their value-for-money Chirashi bowls that deliver in terms of quality. Sumo-Ya occupies a small space along the main road; the space sits approximately just more than 20 pax, with the interior being decorated with Japanese cloths and the walls plastered…

Mister Wu – Pickering Street

Serving up Chinese fare with a modern touch, Mister Wu is a new establishment located at Pickering Street along Nankin Row which replaces popular ramen chain, Jimoto-Ya. Taking over the former grounds of Jimoto-Ya, Mister Wu had seemingly retained most of the furnishing and fittings left behind by its former tenant; the only major changes…

Haikee Brothers – Chinatown Point

It seems that quite a number of local homegrown brands are expanding their footprint in the F&B industry of the late; one such example was Guan Dynasty which we had written about not too long ago, being a concept from the folks behind Guan Chee HK Roasted Duck that had since expanded into the casual…