Menya Sakura – Orchid Hotel

Menya Sakura had recently opened a second branch at Orchid Hotel, expanding from its initial store situated at Boat Quay. Moving into an area that sees plenty of other similar options in the area, Menya Sakura’s newest space is pretty much a small hole-in-the-wall with a rather small dine-in area; the shop space, being rather…

Buffles – Blk 204 Bedok North Street 1

Bedok has always been an interesting enclave with its myriad of dining options; Buffles is the newest addition to the neighbourhood. Located near the new Djistun Mall Bedok and Bedok Mall/Bedok MRT Station/Bedok Bus Interchange, Buffles is a kiosk by the side of Happy Hawkers coffeeshop serving up pandan waffles (the same as those which…

belle-ville pancake cafe – Bugis Junction

Japanese pancakes seem to be back in trend lately, with a few places serving up Japanese pancakes coming up in the pipeline recently. Located at Bugis Junction, belle-village takes over the former spot of Chateraise, being situated just beside Hariann’s Nonya Table outside the mall. belle-ville pancake cafe originates from Osaka, Japan; the local outpost…

Graze by The Backyard Bakers – NEWest

Tenants are still trickling into NEWest, which remains quite vacant after being opened for several months. Relatively new to NeWest (which is also home to few other F&B tenants such as Birdfolks, Nasi Coco and a new branch of Lazy Lizard), Graze by The Backyard Bakers is opened by the same folks as Bundt by…

Tok Panjang Nonya Cafe – Bukit Timah Plaza

It seems that quite a Nonya eateries had sprung up of the late; while Tok Panjang Nonya Cafe had been around for quite a while, it was recently brought to the attention of the masses when it was featured on the local magazine, 8 Days. Tok Panjang Nonya Cafe should not be mistaken with the…

Hvala – CHIJMES

Matcha had always been a niche market with very brands placing an emphasis on, despite the influx of Japanese eateries all over the island. Hvala had its roots of being a waffle sticks and soft-serve kiosk situated at 313@Somerset. A change of focus led Hvala to switch from its former branding of a waffle sticks…

Maneko Japanese Restaurant – Upper Thomson Road

Japanese eateries had been sprouting up across the entire island; one of the few that had recently opened is Maneko Japanese Restaurant, situated at Upper Thomson Road. Conveniently located behind the bus stop along the main stretch of eateries at Upper Thomson Road (where one would find Habitat Coffee, One Man Coffee and Yi Jia…

翠華 Tsui Wah Singapore – Clarke Quay

Tsui Wah’s opening is perhaps one of the most publicised of the late, with news of its opening being reported several months ago leading up to its opening, and a media tasting session held on the day just before its official opening. Cha Chaan Tangs are part of Hong Kong’s dining culture and Tsui Wah is…

Steakville – Sunshine Plaza

There seems to be a slight shuffle at Sunshine Plaza recently, with a couple of new F&B tenants taking over a few shop units while other existing ones are moving to a new location within the complex. Just one of the new tenants that had found home in Sunshine Plaza is Steakville, a new steakhouse…

Two Hana – Century Square

The re-opening of Century Square has certainly brought upon a few new dining options to the residents of Tampines, with familiar names such as Pizza Express and Fat Papas to new concepts such as The Meathöuse, which is run by the same folks behind Eighteen Chefs. Two Hana is the newest venture by the groups…

Fat Po – Tebing Lane

Tebing Lane had recently seen a switch up with some of its tenants, especially with the closure of Cravings, Ah Dong Teh House and a branch of Popeye’s Singapore. Fat Po is one of the few tenants that had recently moved into the cluster of eateries at Tebing Lane, taking over the former premises of…

Ebi-Tori Menzo – South Beach Tower

Having been under renovations for the longest time, Ebi-Tori Menzo’s very first outpost in Singapore had finally opened its doors at South Beach Tower. Hailing from Osaka, Japan, Ebi-Tori Menzo is a relatively new name even in Japan, having started only in 2016. The Singapore branch is a mid-sized eatery, situated beside Caffe Vergnano 1892,…