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…

Nokkedon – Republic Plaza II

Having opened a while ago at Republic Plaza II, Nokkedon is a new pop-up stall serving up Japanese Donburi within the grounds of Bar a Vin opened only during weekday lunch hours. Targetting the Central Business District office folk as a lunch option, Nokkedon is only opened for limited hours throughout the day only on…

Cheeky – Neil Road

Taking over the former premises of now-defunct Botanist is yet another cafe, this time named Cheeky. The Outram Park neighbourhood had seen quite a number of cafes and bars moving out of the late, including popular names such as Botanist and Hustle Co. which have had their presence made in the scene a couple of…

BurgerLabo – Malan Road

Taking over the former premises of now-defunct Nekkid is BurgerLabo, a new concept by the folks behind The Naked Finn. Still operated by the folks who brought us The Naked Finn (as well as Nekkid), BurgerLabo is their newest concept, which places an emphasis on big meats and burgers. Utilizing the space formerly occupied by…

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…

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…

Enjoy Eating House & Bar – Kam Leng Hotel

It is always interesting to see how new establishments seem to push local/Asian cuisine beyond its own boundaries, especially with the current wave of resto-bars that had been sprouting up across the island. Taking over the former premises of Sin Hoe Huat Cafe (or for those who are more familiar with the tenant before, which…

Yamaya 山や – Fortune Centre

It seems that there is a growing variety of Japanese establishments opening up at Fortune Centre of the late. From the same folks behind Nobu-Ya and Motsu-Ya situated in the same building, Yama-Ya is their latest concept, serving up Japanese cuisine that is pretty much unlike that of other establishments. Decked in an environment which…

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…

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,…

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;…

Fung Kee Hotdogs – Orchard Towers

Hidden in the most unlikely building at Orchard for a hipster bar, Fung Kee Hotdogs is situated on the 4th floor of Orchard Towers; a pretty notorious building along the famous shopping belt in Singapore. Situated beside nightclubs, Fung Kee Hotdogs is not difficult to spot from afar, considering it’s distinct Chinese-worded signage that says…