RAF – Funan

The opening of Funan Mall just seemed to have added a lot of vibrancy to the City Hall neighbourhood of the late, perking up the district with a wide array of retail and dining options. With furniture shop Grafunkt moving into its new digs at Funan Mall from its former premises at Millenia Walk, Grafunkt…

#6 Letter Coffee – Tanjong Katong Road

Taking over the former premises of now-defunct Burp Kitchen and Bar at Tanjong Katong Road is #6 Letter Coffee and #8 Letter ManiPedi; a cafe-cum-nail salon-cum-event space concept. Situated in a shophouse space along Tanjong Katong Road near a bus stop, #6 Letter Coffee is a spot that is hard to miss, considering how it…

The Peel 1889 – myVillage @ Serangoon Gardens

myVillage @ Serangoon Gardens had recently seen some changes for its F&B tenants, especially with the closure of Bottega and Little Wimbly Lu (which had since moved to Greenwood Avenue), as well as some additions such as The Acai Collective and the soon-to-be-opened Monzen. Taking over the former premises that were previously occupied by now-defunct…

Whale Lala Cafe – The Commerz

The Commerz had recently seen a few changes in their F&B tenants of the late, with 23Jumpin‘s rebranding as One Bar Cafe and with The Oven Cafe & Bistro moving out of its premises. Taking over the former premises of now-defunct Photosynthesis Cafe, Whale Lala Cafe is a new cafe within the building that had…

Tapasta Bar – Pekin Street

Situated in the Central Business District amidst a row of eateries is Tapasta Bar, which serves up Build-Your-Own pasta and grain bowls during the day, and a Tapas menu at night. Opened fairly recently along Pekin Street, Tapasta Bar is situated within walking distance from Far East Square and Nankin Row within the busy Central…

Mash at Pek Kio – Blk 44 Owen Road

Having re-branded themselves after a long hiatus ever since moving out of Pek Kio Market & Food Centre, the folks behind the now-defunct Grit at Pek Kio are back, now known as Mash at Pek Kio. Mash at Pek Kio has not moved too far away from where they had started; with Grit at Pek…

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…

Pasta Supremo – Suntec City Mall

It seems that handmade pasta is pretty much still in-trend of the late, considering how places serving up handmade pasta is still sprouting up across the island slowly. Taking over the former premises of now-defunct Nostimo Greek Deli (some may be more familiar with the space being ERGON Singapore), Pasta Supremo is the latest F&B…

Tenderbest Makcik Tuckshop – MEGA @ Woodlands

Tenderbest had been a uniquely Singaporean brand all these years; having been a household name for fried chicken that started off in coffeeshop stalls, the name had since ventured into casual eateries within shopping malls, and now operating their very own bistro in an industrial building. We have had written about Tenderfresh Classic a while…

Baristart Coffee – Tras Street

Hailing from Hokkaido, Japan, Baristart Coffee had recently opened an outpost at Tras Street in the Tanjong Pagar neighbourhood. Taking over the former premises of now-defunct May May, Baristart Coffee is a mid-sized cafe. While the shophouse had changed hands a number of times in between (once being occupied by a Korean restaurant slightly before…

Zazz Pizza – Short Street

Taking over the former premises of Kinaree Thai at Short Street is Zazz Pizza; a new establishment that serves up Italian cuisine at the foot of Dwell Selegie Student Hostel. Having opened recently, Zazz Pizza is one of the latest occupants to the building apart from Sing Ho Hainan Chicken Rice, which had recently made…

Relish – Fraser Towers

Being opened by Chef Willin Low, Relish could be said as the spiritual successor to now-defunct Wild Rocket. Relish is a brand that is not a stranger to most in the Singapore dining scene. Having co-existed with Wild Rocket and Wild Oats for a while, Relish’s original concept at Cluny Court serves up a wide…