Akanoya Robotayaki Restaurant @ Orchard Parade Hotel

A world apart from its sister restaurant, Akashi Sushi, Akanoya Robotayaki serves authentic and unique Robotayaki cuisine, where for a few hours, diners are transported to Japan. Reservations in advance is a must here as the restaurant is bustling full every night! As it gets later into the night, the whole atmosphere transforms and the…

Addictions Café & Remedy Bar @ Marina Square

I’m back with another entry on Marina Square’s Dining Edition! Addictions Café has always been one of those cafés that I’ve been wanting to visit but either they’re out of the way or my list of ‘to-trys’ is getting way too long to clear, or both. A second outlet and an addition to the one…

Shabu Sai @ Orchard Central

Jumping on the bandwagon of steamboat and Japanese buffet restaurants is Shabu Sai – a Japanese steamboat buffet restaurant (pardon the repetition of words). With a total of 7 soup bases, the diversity is great as long as it doesn’t leave you and your friends bickering over which to choose. Thank goodness, you’re entitled to…

Octapas Spanish Tapas Bar @ Clarke Quay

Even though I haven’t been to Spain, my impression of the country is one that is full of vibrancy, energy and lots of Sangrias. I felt that Octapas had adequately captured this vibe with its brick-walls, bold graphics, orange lightings, and even down to the flowers on the ears of female staff. Like all typical Spanish…

Shinjuku @ Cuppage Plaza

Cuppage Plaza seems to be an enclave for many authentic Japanese restaurants (and KTVs), with homely omakases served by the chefs and their family, and izakayas with menus in Japanese only. Upon entering Shinjuku, a small izakaya, you’ll be greeted by a Japanese lady in kimono and you’ll find yourself manuveuring between the small spaces of tables….

Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant @ Gardens by the Bay

The only Chinese restaurant at Gardens by the Bay, Majestic Bay is opened by the same group behind Jing at One Fullerton. The restaurant boasts a live seafood display, including lobsters from numerous countries, oysters and clams! Their signature seafood dish is their Kopi-flavoured Live Crab. I was here however, for Sunday dimsum brunch! Very…