In the real world where life doesn’t always seem to go according to plan, there is little wonder why humans love the idea of magic. With the help of fantasy novels such as Harry Potter and The Hobbit, people are able to break away from daily mundanes and be part of a world that has mystical creatures, powerful wizards and not to mention, create magic.
If getting accepted into Hogwarts is a lifetime dream of yours, then you have to know more about Platform 1094, a wizard-themed cafe along Serangoon Road. Managed by the same team that is behind Fresh Fruits Lab, Platform 1094 is where your wizard dreams come true.
Besides what you can find on their regular menu, the cafe is introducing an all-new Harry Potter-themed English Afternoon Tea at S$55 for 2 pax where you can enjoy a selection of sweets and savouries that are inspired by the Harry Potter series. Think Chocolate Frogs, Owl Hootdoo Macarons and Turkey Bacon Quidditch Quiche. Platform 1094′s wizard-themed afternoon tea is available from Tuesdays to Sundays between 2pm to 6pm (reservations are necessary).
Put on the wizard robe, grab a pointed hat and choose a wand of your liking—a spellbinding session awaits. READ ON
One of the few food enclaves that rarely comes to mind is probably Goldhill Plaza. Unless you happen to live, work or send your kids for tuition around the area, this humble plaza would pretty much still be unheard of by most who don’t visit the vicinity.
But little does anyone know that nestled within Goldhill Plaza lies a fairly sizeable array of eateries and cafes—the options are pretty awesome too! From real-deal Italian fare, cosy Japanese food and even pub and grub spots for a night out with your mates, here is our list of 13 food spots to check out in Goldhill Plaza—you’re most welcome!
The wait is finally over—famous Hong Kong cha chaan teng, Tsui Wah, opens its doors to the public on 15 June 2018, 1pm!
Known for their Swiss Sauce Chicken Wings, King Prawns in XO Sauce with Tossed Noodles and Hong Kong-style milk tea, Tsui Wah Singapore will take over the space of former Attica Club at Clarke Quay which faces the Singapore River.
Fans will be delighted to know that the culinary team has been trained by chefs from Hong Kong to ensure that standards are kept high. So if you are ready to find out what Tsui Wah has to offer, continue reading on.
Photo: Turf Bar
The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off today in Russia with 32 countries competing for the title. Every year, people rejoice during the World Cup season because this means that they can watch the best football players in the world compete. This also means watching late night games with your football kakis and hosting fun gatherings with your mates.
Because of time zone differences, we usually watch these football matches live in the wee hours of the night. More often than not, people make a night out of it and head out to find an ideal bar or restaurant to catch the action live with other enthusiastic World Cup fans.
While most people gather in Central Singapore for big screening events with hordes of eager fans everywhere, some might prefer a cosy bar in their neighbourhood to watch the games. Either way, this list of 40 Bars & Restaurants In Singapore To Catch The 2018 FIFA World Cup will help you plan your nights out with your buddies. Olé, olé, olé!
Nestled in the folds of the unassuming Golden Mile Tower is Mitsuba, a humble Japanese eatery that has just opened its doors recently. It is easy to get lost in Golden Mile Tower and it may take you awhile to locate the stall, but we promise that this eatery is worth the hunt.
Mitsuba whips up a tantalising array of Japanese fare, with lots of affordable options. Here is what we love about the hidden gem that all Japanese food lovers who have a tight budget must know about.
Photo credit: Japan Foods Holding
Konjiki Hototogisu—famous ramen shop from Tokyo—is opening in Singapore at Chijmes on 20 June 2018. Founded by Head Chef Atsushi Yamamoto in 1996, Konjiki Hototogisu started with humble origins in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Konjiki Hototogisu’s signature clam-flavoured broth ramen has won numerous awards and it has been listed on Tokyo’s Michelin Bib Gourmand list 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Isaac Toast—popular Korean toast chain—is opening in Singapore at Plaza Singapura level B2 in mid-July 2018.
For those of you who are not familiar with Isaac Toast, it is known for its breakfast toast—savoury toasted sandwiches with fillings that include ham & cheese and bulgogi. There are different variations of toasts, of course.
The epitome of any Chinese feast and something that sets a good Chinese restaurant apart from a great one is the iconic Peking duck. A treat for the whole family, this delightful dish is loved for its crackly skin and tender meat that overwhelms the palate—in a good way of course.
Complete with the addition of hoisin sauce, sliced cucumbers and scallions before being wrapped in a thin crepe, Peking ducks that are well executed always boasts a delightful crunch on the first bite, followed by an addictive tenderness and flavour which takes your palate to a magical place. It’s no wonder this dish is regarded as China’s national dish.
Given its culinary complexity, not all Chinese restaurants serve Peking duck, but if you know where to look, then enjoying this dish on a regular basis need not be so hard. Here is our list of the best Peking duck restaurants in Singapore.