Filled with chunks of tender sweet lobster meat and coated with a blend of mouthwatering sauces such as mayonnaise in between a soft, top-split brioche bread, there is nothing not to love about lobster rolls. If you are on a hunt for the best lobster rolls in Singapore, you would know that the good ones come with heavy price tags that are not for all to digest.
Chunky Lobsters is a new lobster roll restaurant that has opened its doors at Oxley Tower that aims to make seafood affordable for the mass market. Think lobster rolls served in three ways (Chunky’s Original, Chunky’s Connecticut and Chunky’s Cheezy) —all priced at only S$16 nett per roll!
OUE Downtown Gallery is one of our favourite hangout spots in the heart of town—there are endless dining options—such as The Autobus, Lunar Coffee Brewers and Omotesando Koffee—that leaves us spoilt for choice when we are feeling peckish.
Adding onto the long list of dining options is a relatively new vegan dining concept that has popped up in the mall—HRVST. Pronounced as ‘harvest’, this is one stylish cafe that will catch the fancy of all health and gym junkies.
The kitchen is helmed by a pair of partner chefs, Addis Tan and Dylan who have 20 years of experience working for established F&B names such as Tippling Club, Esquina and Cheek by Jowl.
Having been in business for more than 150 years, Historic Hahndorf Inn is an established restaurant serving up the most authentic German grub you can find in Adelaide Hills. The dining establishment is both a restaurant and bar that comes with their own open fire places that keeps the place warm during winter.
The restaurant takes pride in serving food made from only quality ingredients that are sourced locally and also from suppliers in Bavaria and Austria. Till today, the family-owned business is still managed by fifth generation of the Holmes family—so diners can expect the menu to be forward looking, yet traditional to keep the original flavours intact.
Drop by Hahndorf Inn with an empty stomach—you will need it for the huge sharing platters of meats and their refreshing Bavarian beers. READ ON
Twenty Eight Cafe is a new F&B venture by Italian restaurant and bar 28Wilkie, which also sits along Wilkie Road. Opened two weeks ago, the cafe is still in soft launch and is looking to update their lunch menu to incorporate more options for their diners.
Focusing on speciality coffee and brunch items, Twenty Eight Cafe is an excellent choice for freelancers and students studying at the campuses nearby as the work-friendly cafe is equipped with many charging ports.
As of now, guests can expect to be satisfied with a decent range of breakfast, all-day brunch and some savoury pasta dishes—all sold at nett prices. READ ON
Situated amidst the hustle and bustle of Upper Thomson Road is a brand new addition to Singapore’s cafe scene—Columbus Coffee Co.
Managed by the same people behind Atlas Coffeehouse and Lunar Coffee Brewers, Columbus Coffee Co. is a stylish new brunch concept that delivers a straightforward menu with exceptional yet not overly-pretentious dishes and a curated selection of coffee brews. Coffee aficionados may be interested to know that the coffee beans are roasted by Two Degrees North Coffee Co.
Served by a team of energetic young baristas and waitstaff, enjoy the warm and friendly hospitality at Columbus Coffee Co which officially starts its operations today. READ ON
The popularity of Thai food in Singapore is evident from the large number of Thai restaurants and eateries in Singapore offering the best of local cuisine from the Land of Smiles.
New to the dining scene in Singapore is Baan Ying Singapore, a contemporary Thai restaurant, an authentic Thai eatery which first opened in Siam Paragon, Bangkok, 20 years back. Bringing to us the genuine taste of Thailand with a modern and local twist to its dishes, Baan Ying Cafe and Meal serves amazing and delectable Thai fare. In fact, some of the ingredients are imported all the way from Thailand to ensure that the food tastes exactly like how it does in Thailand!
Baan Ying Singapore serves up a wide range of Thai fare but they aren’t the normal Thai dishes you find at typical Thai eateries. From salads to curries to omelette rice, foodies will love the fusion of authenticity and innovation in their meal!
Prices are extremely reasonable and most fall below S$10, so you are really getting authentic Thai cuisine that is value-for-money!
From now to 30 June 2018, quote ‘Ladyironchef’ upon making reservations to enjoy 20% discount off a la carte menus on weekday dinner and weekend lunch and dinner. This promotion cannot be used jointly with other ongoing promotions at Baan Ying. READ ON
For those who are travelling around South Australia, a trip to Kangaroo Island is a must for animal lovers, for the place is home to many native wildlife that are able to roam freely and visitors get to go up close and personal with the majestic creatures.
The vast island spans over 4,000 square kilometres in area (that is six times the size of Singapore, mind you) and you are more likely to bump into animals than humans. Rest assured that most of the wild animals are usually docile and the endangered species that live on the island are well taken care of by Kangaroo Islanders.
Take a break from mayhem and hustle of the city life; Kangaroo Island is a captivating place where you can get in touch with nature and admire breathtaking rock formations that you wouldn’t be able to find anywhere else in the world!
If you are ready to plan your next adventure there, let’s get you started on our guide to Kangaroo Island.
Australia is an incredible country which is not only widely recognised for its gorgeous natural beaches, iconic red sands of the Australian outback, beautiful wildlife but also its cosmopolitan cities as well.
As much as we enjoy immersing in the vibrant energy in sophisticated Sydney and artsy Melbourne, there are times when we just want to be away from the mayhem of the city life for somewhere more laid-back. For many Singaporeans, a trip away from the urban city is a necessity as it helps to reduce stress from the pressures of life.
If the idea of getting up close and personal with gorgeous wild animals and strolling down vineyards with a glass of wine in hand sounds appealing to you, Adelaide is where you need to be visiting next. The capital city in South Australia, Adelaide is an insanely rich region—both geographically and culturally speaking.
The wonderful weather, stunning natural landmarks and friendly locals combined with top-notch restaurants, cafes and farmers markets make Adelaide the ideal travel destination for a relaxing holiday. So if you are ready for an experience of a lifetime, read our tips on the top 10 things you have to do when you are in Adelaide. READ ON