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

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 names at the guardhouse regardless of making a walk-in visit or having made reservations beforehand. The clubhouse is located at the end of the…

Honourable Mentions 2015

2015 was a gastronomical year here for us at jiaksimipng here. While technically the pace of blogging had slowed down, there was never an end to eating for we are always in for a good lunch or dinner gathering with friends or even the lonely tea breaks and quiet brunch moments on certain occasions. Here…

Odette – National Gallery Singapore

Opened in the historic location of National Gallery Singapore (formerly City Hall and Supreme Court), Odette is one of the few restaurants that had started business ahead of the official launch of National Gallery Singapore. Collaborating with Lo & Behold, Chef Julien Royers is back after his departure from Jaan, where he previously used to…