Soufflé – Duxton Hill

There may be a number of French restaurants all across the island, but finding one that places its emphasis on soufflés is pretty rare. Opened by the same folks behind the Delicae Hospitality Management Group (“DHM Group”) which brought us brands such as Sabio, Ange Cafe, L’Entrecote The Steaks and Fries Bistro, &Made Burger Bistro,…

Eleven Strands – Yio Chu Kang Road

Situated off the beaten path at Yio Chu Kang Road, Eleven Strands is a new F&B establishment that is located behind Serangoon Stadium, taking over the former premises of now-defunct Kombi Rocks Diner. Opened by the same folks behind South Union Park at Jalan Kembangan, Eleven Strands is their latest concept that is nestled within…

Bread Createur – The Hillford

Situated at the fringe of Upper Bukit Timah is The Hillford, a mixed residential and commercial development which is also home to other eateries such as Koda’s Cafe (formerly known as CATfeine). Situated just right beside Koda’s Cafe, Bread Createur is a bakery cafe that serves mostly bread and pastries. The space is simply decorated;…

Summer Hill – Blk 106 Clementi Street 12

It seems that Sunset Way is seeing quite a bit of switch-up with the F&B tenants here, especially with the closure of Megumi Japanese Restaurant, De ‘Beer Seafood and The Tiny Roaster and also the opening of Springleaf Prata Place and Summer Hill. Summer Hill takes over the former space occupied by The Tiny Roaster,…

SAGE Restaurant & Bar – Parc Sovereign Albert

Being pretty new to the F&B scene recently, SAGE Restaurant & Bar took over the former premises of now-defunct Parc Cafe & Restaurant at Parc Sovereign Albert. Situated facing the main road, SAGE Restaurant & Bar is located just a short distance away from Rochor MRT Station at Parc Sovereign Albert along Albert Street. Being…

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…

VENUE by Sebastian – Downtown Gallery

Opened to much attention is Venue by Sebastian, a new casual dining concept featuring contemporary European cuisine in Downtown Gallery situated along Shenton Way. Chef Sebastian Ng helms the kitchen at Venue by Sebastian, who used to head now-defunct Restaurant Ember. Venue by Sebastian is aimed to serve contemporary European cuisine in a slightly more…

The Masses – Beach Road

Opened by Chef Dylan Ong, one of the former co-owners of Saveur is The Masses (the other co-owner Chef Joshua Khoo now runs Taste Affair at Amoy Street Food Centre), which takes over the spot of now defunct Black Tongue Bistro and Bar along Beach Road. The Masses is envisioned as a place where quality,…

jiaksimipng Foodnotes – March 2017

The jiaksimipng Foodnotes series is essentially a monthly review of selected places that we have dined at which are worth a mention but skipped on the blog for various reasons (e.g. personal commitments, lack of coverage for a full-length post etc.). Do check out the January and February edition of the jiaksimipng Foodnotes if you…

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…

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…

Ô Boeuf à 6 Pattes – Park West Condominium (Closed)

(Ô Boeuf à 6 Pattes had since ceased operations at Park West Condominium, and had been re-branded as Farangse situated at 24 Greenwood Avenue.) Ô Boeuf à 6 Pattes replaces Casse-Croûte, which is hidden at the second level of the clubhouse of Park West Condominium. Being situated within a condominium, visitors need to register their…