Local Restaurant & Bar – Hotel 30

Bencoolen Street had recently been spruced up following the opening of Bencoolen MRT Station along Downtown Line 3, as well as the opening of a few boutique hotels in the area that also brought along some new dining options within the area. Situated within Hotel30, Local Restaurant & Bar is the restaurant that services the…

Kyodai – Hotel Bencoolen

Bencoolen Street is seeing quite a revamp of the late, especially with the road’s refreshed look with the opening of the Bencoolen station along Downtown Line 3. Primarily opened to serve the takeaway crowd, Kyodai is a Japanese-fusion hole-in-the-wall eatery that is being set-up along the pathway of Bencoolen Hotel. The setup is relatively simple;…

G’day Bistro – Blk 352 Clementi Avenue 2

Neighbourhood cafes had been a thing back a few years ago, when many cafes had started to spring up around the heartlands at the void deck of HDB estates. While the number of new neighbourhood cafes had declined over the past two years, it is still rather interesting to see places like these come up…

Deja Brew Cafe 似曾相识 – Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

Tucked away in a spot that is slightly hidden away from the Central Business District is Deja Brew Cafe, which is situated within Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. For those who are unfamiliar with the location of the building, the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre is actually situated behind the Singapore Chinese Orchestra building — the cafe…

Merci Marcel – Eng Hoon Street

Tiong Bahru seems to be a spot that had been seeing quite a bit of change within the F&B scene of the late, especially with the opening of Creamier’s third outlet at Yong Saik Street and Merci Marcel’s launch at Eng Hoon Street. Taking over the former premises of now-defunct The Orange Thimble, Merci Marcel…

Ramen Tenji – The Seletar Mall

It does seem like the Japanese Ramen is making a comeback in the Singapore food scene, especially given the number of new ramen joints sprouting up around the island of the late. Ramen Tenji is a concept by the same folks behind Soi Thai Soi Nice, Jin Ho Mia and Atmosphere Bistro — the shop…

BBurger &The Concrete Paradise – Cathay Cineleisure Orchard

BBurger is one of the newest F&B additions to Cathay Cineleisure, taking over the former spot of the Lacoste store at Level 1. Brought by the same folks behind The Assembly Ground at The Cathay, BBurger is a new casual concept that focuses on burgers and mix-in ice-creams. The interior boasts of pastel colours with…

TenTen – Raffles City Shopping Centre

With the Tendon being all the rage lately, Tendon specialty shops seem to be sprouting up all around the island — we have already covered quite a number of stalls of the late, including Akimitsu and Tenfuku Tendon Specialty recently. Newly-opened at the basement of Raffles City, TenTen takes over the spot of the now-defunct…

Ah Tan Wings – Yishun Park Hawker Centre

The folks from the Timbre group seem to have brought in some life to the F&B scene in Yishun recently with the opening of Yishun Park Hawker Centre, with plenty of stall offering a variety of fresh and new concepts within the hawker centre itself such as Fishball Story, Midas – Every Touch is Gold,…

Tora – Concourse Skyline

Recently opened next to Niji Japanese Restaurant and just a few doors away from Le Canele d’Or, Tora is the latest tenant to have moved into Concourse Skyline along with their neighbor, Piety. With furnishings and fittings done similarly to a cafe, Tora is a Japanese-Western fusion eatery that serves only Ichiju Sansai Omakase Style…

Tenfuku Tendon Specialty – Irodori Food Alley (Jurong Point)

Irodori Food Alley at Jurong Point had recently been revamped, which sees new concepts by RE&S such as Ginzushi and Tenfuku Tendon Specialty being set up within the revamped space. For those who may not be in the know, RE&S is a group that runs a number of familiar brands within the Japanese cuisine scene…

Thus Coffee – Jalan Kuras

Thus Coffee is a new cafe that had recently moved into the Sembawang Hills Estate neighbourhood that is situated just a stone’s throw away from Yahava Koffeeworks along the same street as well as Yi Dian Xin Hong Kong Dim Sim at Jalan Leban. Taking over the spot that previously housed Awfully Chocolate, Thus Coffee…