Thrive Kitchen – NeWest

NeWest is a new building recently built along the Ayer Rajah Expressway. With the completion of the building, tenants such as Thrive Kitchen and Hakata Japanese Cuisine (formerly at Jurong Superbowl) have moved into the building. A simply decorated space, Thrive Kitchen sits around 30 in a comfortable setting which is clean and easy on…

20grams Specialty Coffee and Roastery – Lion Industiral Building

20grams Specialty Coffee and Roastery is probably hidden in one of the most nondescript corners for a café; situated at Lion Industrial Building Blk C. Lion Industrial Building is a cluster of buildings near MacPherson MRT Station, and Block C is situated at the end of the compound. The shop itself is a shared space…

Mrs Pho House – Rangoon Road

Mrs Pho House is a new F&B concept located almost towards the end of Rangoon Road (just slightly further down and opposite Non-Entree Dessert Cafe) that is opened by the folks behind Mrs Pho, which is still in operation at Beach Road since its inception in 2014. Decked in a slightly more upscale design as…

jiaksimipng Foodnotes — January 2017

We actually eat at a number of places during the year, and while a lot of places are worth mentioning, quite a significant number of places are skipped on the blog for various reasons (e.g. personal commitments, lack of coverage for a full-length post etc.). This is the reason why we are starting the jiaksimipng…

Don Meijin 丼名人 – Ramen Champion, Bugis+

New to the local F&B scene is Don Meijin, a stall within Ramen Champion at Bugis+ that focuses on Tendon joining the likes of Ginza Tendon Itsuki, Tendon Kohaku and Tensho Japanese Specialty Tendon House by MOF. As per the other stalls at Ramen Champion, patrons are given a tag which the orders are logged…

The Bakery by Woodlands Sourdough – Serene Centre

Serene Centre has seen quite a number of new tenants moving in recently, with eateries such as Sugarhaus and Han Bing that have moved into its premises. Woodlands Sourdough used to operate as a home Bakery with occasional appearances as pop-ups before moving into its current shop space at Serene Centre. The current shop space…

Porta – Park Hotel Clarke Quay

Located in the same space that was used to house Brizo is Porta, a modern European restaurant that is situated in Park Hotel Clarke Quay. Gone were the old fittings that belonged to Brizo; the interior has seen a revamp with a more tropical yet contemporary design theme that makes use of wood, rattan and…

Marble Bistro – Blk 6 Everton Park

Moving into the premises that formerly houses Chew The Fat is one-month old Marble Bistro, which is also one of the few relatively new places to open within walking distance from Outram Park MRT Station. Hidden behind a lift lobby along the same line as Nylon Coffee Roasters and At The Myo, Marble Bistro is…

Honourable Mentions (2016)

2016 is coming to an end, and it was indeed a year of many new openings from both new players and existing brands from the F&B scene. While we had not been posting much during the year, we had been to places, both good and bad throughout the year. Eating has still been a very…

Foxhole Cafe – The Midtown Residences

Recently opened in the newly-launched The Midtown Residences is Foxhole Cafe, one of the earliest tenants to have moved into the building which is built on the grounds of what used to be Hougang Plaza. Situated just a short walk away from Hougang MRT Station/Bus Interchange, Foxhole Cafe faces the field just beside the building….

Food Champ 今食代 – East Coast Road

Food Champ is a newly-opened eatery along East Coast Road which had been in business for around a month. Situated right beside Mongkok Dim Sum, Food Champ also serves Dim Sum alongside roasted meats and noodles. Furnished in a rather simple but haphazard manner, the walls are covered with metal platings at half height while…