When it comes to proper comfort food, especially on cold rainy days, there is none quite as hearty as a bowl of hot ramen. Yet, for something so simple—just hot soup, simple ingredients and noodles—restaurants in Singapore often overcharge for it.
Nestled in the heartland of Kovan along the same row as popular Thai eatery, Nakhon Kitchen is Gonpachi Ramen. At this humble ramen joint, you can expect gorgeous bowls of restaurant-standard ramen that will not cost you more than S$8.
Using freshly imported ingredients from Japan, Gonpachi Ramen serves traditional Japanese ramen, delectable rice bowls and small dishes with a blend of local flavours. This is a joint you should definitely visit for top-notch comfort food at pocket-friendly prices.
Singapore is home to many dessert monsters and this craze for desserts has led to a spike in dessert places in Singapore over the last decade. Ranging from the ever popular chocolate waffles to the trending Korean Bingsu, Somerset is one area in Orchard Road, Singapore that boasts a whole slew of dessert options.
Just in that area alone, we managed to suss out 25 dessert places housed in both proper dessert cafes and/or served in food kiosks. No matter what kind of sweet indulgence or experience you are looking for, you should find it in this guide.
Here is A Sweet Tooth’s Guide To 25 Dessert Places In Somerset. READ ON
What used to be a rundown riverside warehouse has since transformed into a rustic industrial-themed Thai restaurant called “The Never Ending Summer” under the hands of local architect Duangrit Bunnag and partner Naree Boonyakiat.
Boasting an elegant vibe, the classy restaurant’s hip clientele consists mainly of young professionals, fashionable youths and tourists. At the same time, the addition of greens hanging around the restaurant makes it a welcoming interior.
You can expect beautifully plated dishes at The Never Ending Summer to be a feast for both your eyes and taste buds—the dining experience there is certainly well-deserving of an encore. READ ON
Tendon (short for tempura donburi) is gaining immense popularity in the Japanese food scene here in Singapore. In the past, tendon may not be the first thought whenever one thinks of Japanese cuisine—it is often overshadowed by ramen, the eye-pleasing chirashi don, or fresh nigiri sushi—but things are indeed picking up for this humble dish.
A good way to describe tendon is that it is basically a bowl of glistening Japanese rice topped with deep fried tempura and drizzled with a light soy-based dressing. It is the epitome of Japanese comfort food because who can ask for better than deep fried goodness and tasty rice?
If you are looking for places in Singapore to satisfy your tendon obsession, then this guide will surely be beneficial to you. Here is our guide to the 8 Best Tendon Restaurants in Singapore for you to get your tendon fix.
Ban Heng has a dim sum buffet with more than 30 dim sum items at just S$17.60++ per pax.
There is no doubt that Singaporeans take their dim sum seriously—we would source high and low for the best dim sum places in Singapore. What we love even more though, is a great deal that is easy on our pockets without compromising on the quality of the dim sum.
Originally at S$22.80++ per pax (inclusive of S$2 charge for Chinese tea, pickles & towels), Ban Heng has a current promotion of one dines free with every three paying adults. This works out to be only S$17.60++ per person! Yes, you can go for this awesome deal when you visit any of the five Ban Heng restaurants in Singapore during weekday lunch hours.
Here is why you should not miss out on this incredible dim sum deal at Ban Heng.
Located just a few minutes walk away from Bangkok’s hottest lifestyle destination, The Commons, is a casual Thai eatery called Khao Jao. If you are tired of the hipster cafes in Bangkok, check out this place for a good variety of local dishes that will not disappoint.
Their Thai-centric menu features stir-fried Thai noodles, classic Thai fried rice and omelette served in various styles. Prices of the mains range from THB50/S$2.05 to THB70/S$2.88, so you are getting extremely good value for the quality and portions of the food. READ ON
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore’s premium mooncakes are sure to impress your family, friends and colleagues this Mid-Autumn Festival.
Expect to choose between traditional baked mooncakes and the ever popular snowskin creations which come in intriguing flavours.
Caffeine addicts who have been to Bali would know that excellent coffee can be found in many coffee shops there. So it is unsurprising that we have found yet another cafe that has been building its reputation on great coffee—The Koop Roaster & Cafe.
No effort has been spared in sourcing for their own green Arabica coffee beans from the local farms in Bali and the baristas make it a point to roast their own coffee beans too. Do not be shy to spend on their specialty coffee and baked items such as Carrot Cake and Banana Bread.
Give this homey cafe a chance the next time you are looking for a place to chill and have a hearty breakfast in Seminyak. READ ON