Sankai Japanese Restaurant @ Liang Seah Street

After a short hiatus from the dizzying celebrations of CNY, I’m back! Not too sure if you guys know about this place yet, but Sankai Restaurant serves up really affordable Japanese food for dinner. If you see those huge posters, up to 70% worth of discounts are thrown in for the dinner menu. Read on…

Shang Palace Chinese Restaurant @ Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

When it comes to dimsum, I must say that we’re spoilt for choice! Having tried many Chinese restaurants in hotels, I must say that each has their own specialties and worth a second, third and etc. visits. During my birthday last year (oops, overdue again), my family headed to Shang Palace for lunch. Surprisingly, the…

Chapter 55 Café @ Tiong Bahru

At Chapter 55, you won’t have to dread long waiting times ‘cos the space is huge! This is one of the largest cafés in Tiong Bahru I believe, facing the main road, just next to Ah Bong’s Italian. A vintage-British theme runs throughout the café, spotting a predictable brick wall and vintage items. I’m glad to see…

Southbridge Rooftop Bar @ Boat Quay

The latest rooftop bar to join Boat Quay is Southbridge with the most amazing panoramic view of the CBD skyline yet. Over here, they serve large and juicy oysters at a very competitive prices. Happy Hours happens before 8pm on weekdays where 6 oysters go for only $20! 😉 Perfect for some post-work chill pill. Bar…

Do.Main Bakery @ Tanjong Katong Road

Do.Main Bakery is not your usual wannabe French café. Helmed by Chef Frédéric Deshayes, this is one café that you must not miss if you’re in love with all pastries French. Armed with a wealth of experience from his stints all around the world, including Pierre Hermé (omg!), he returned to Singapore to teach at At-Sunrice culinary school for 9 years…

FOC Restaurant @ Hong Kong Street

My meal of FOC Restaurant happened when it was in its second week of opening, so this post is long overdue. That said, I’ve continually heard great reviews of FOC, so time for you to read this review and see which dishes are worth the trip down! Just for formalities, FOC is the brainchild of Michelin-starred chef…

[Limited Edition Premium Tonkotsu Ramen] Chabuton @ Somerset 313

Chabuton opened with much fanfare last year when it first arrived in Singapore. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s helmed by Chef Yasuji, the first-ever ramen chef to receive a Michelin Star! He was also crowned the “Best Ramen Chef” by TV Champion. Yay to more affordable Michelin-star options in this tiny red dot!…

Pacamara Boutique Coffee Roasters @ Upper Thomson Road

Pacamara first caught my attention with its one-of-a-kind name, as it sounded like a spell name that would have been used in Hogwarts (am I stretching it?). However, I soon understand that Pacamara is a type of coffee bean from Bangkok that is being used here. And suddenly, that created clarity for me. The café stood out from…

Pince & Pints @ Duxton Road

I finally had the long-awaited meal at Pince & Pints over Christmas last year (which really felt not too long ago). If you haven’t yet heard… Pince & Pints is a lobster specialty restaurant owned by Velda Tan and her husband, Frederick Yap. Think the names sound familiar? They’re none other than the great people…

East 8 New York Fusion Tapas + Bar @ Grand Park City Hotel

More and more, we see the concepts of tapas and fusion food colliding and East 8 is the epitome of it. When you step into the restaurant, you’ll hear a playlist of Korean songs and gorgeous covers of chart-toppers (the playlist was so awesome that we had to enquire about it after dinner)! It’s interesting that…

Table At 7 by Karl & Eugenia @ Mohammed Sultan Road

Sandwiched between The Patissier and Chikuwa Tei, Table at 7 does not stand out from its shopfront as compared to its more-famous neighbours. I’ve heard about this restaurant from my sister, who was raving about their Indonesian dishes. Unlike fusion restaurants, Table at 7 utilises a two-prong approach. The husband (Karl) and wife (Eugenia) behind this restaurant…

The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill @ One Fullerton

Occupying the corner unit of One Fullerton, The Pelican’s al-fresco bar provides respite for the working crowd even before the sun sets. Famous for the fresh seafood, the entire restaurant has subtle elements of the marine life. They have both ala-carte and bar food menus for those looking at finger food. Also, that’s a real sleek…

Potato Head Folk @ Keong Saik Road

I’m really proud of this photograph which encapsulates what Potato Head Folk is all about. It occupies the entire 4 levels of this gentrified building built in 1939, offering different experiences at each level. The first floor serves as the kitchen, as well as al-fresco dining, the second being the main dining area (Three Buns Restaurant) while…

Anti:Dote High Tea @ Fairmont Hotel

I was killing time on a Sunday afternoon with a friend when we walked into Anti:Dote – a place known to have your after-work drinks at. Surprisingly, the restaurant started to get crowded by 3pm. Later, I saw boxes of pretty snacks being prepared and served to other tables. I knew I had to return. Anti:Dote’s exquisite…

Café & Bar Gavroche @ Tras Street

I was on a mission at Tras Street and chanced upon this breakfast place that opened at 10.30am. I was the second customer of the day and had the luxury of fleeting across the restaurant to take photos of this lovely restaurant. Modeled after a Parisian café, I would say that Café Gavroche is pretty successful…

Sunday Market @ Lim Tua Tow Road (Serangoon)

Strangely, the café name of Sunday Market urged me to pay them a visit on a Sunday instead of any day else! It’s nestled in a small lane called Lim Tua Tow… and I thought my friend was joking when she sent me the address (Lim Tua Tow means big head in Hokkien). A deceivingly long walk…

Fat Cow Japanese Restaurant @ Camden Medical Centre

Fat Cow has been known for its premium and expensive beef, especially Wagyu. Housed in the most unlikely place – the ground floor of a medical centre where all the private specialists are located at – the restaurant seems to have the whole building and area to itself during the night. Also, there is a…

il Cielo @ Hilton Hotel, Singapore

I haven’t gone back to Hilton Hotel for the longest time ever, constantly gearing towards new hotspots and neglecting the old. That is, until il Cielo caught my attention with its beautiful pool view from Level 24 of Hilton Hotel. Though the decor is rather dated, the ambience was cosy and romantic. A perfect setting…

Clifford Pier @ Fullerton Bay Hotel

Welcome to my English summer house! Sigh, who am I kidding. After an overhaul of the lobby and restaurant area, Fullerton Bay Hotel has definitely hit home with me. Beautiful is an understatement of this tall, arc ceiling accompanied by grand chandeliers that remind me of old train stations. Its floor, so well-polished that the resulting reflection…

Staycation: Hotel Clover @ North Bridge Road

Hotel Clover is a small boutique hotel hidden amidst the long row of shophouses with most involved in the Indian Muslim food business. All the noise and chaos seemed to be muted out when I stepped into this empty lobby. As though going back in time, the neutral tones of furnitures spelt vintage. I have…