Nestled along the foodie haven of Jalan Tras and Jalan Dhoby lies Restoran Hua Mui, an old-school coffee shop that is said to be the birthplace of the original, authentic Hainanese chicken chop.
Although it may look unattractive at first glance, this shabby two-storey coffee shop is a huge hit among locals and tourists alike, who often pack it full from as early as 9 in the morning. From their popular charcoal grilled butter and kaya toast to other Eastern and Western food offerings, there is bound to be something to satisfy your craving.
Located just 15 minutes away from City Square Mall, Restoran Hua Mui is one spot that visiting Singaporeans should all check out to kick-start their day proper.
If there is one thing better than lazing at a cafe on a hot afternoon over iced coffee and cake, it is doing so with a cuddly buddy by your side. Animal cafes have already gained their popularity in Singapore now since the opening of many dog and cat cafes in recent years.
Cat cafes, in particular, have been getting a lot of attention; there are four cat cafes located in central Singapore alone. It is pretty safe to say that Singaporeans have gone absolutely radical over felines.
Cafe-hopping will never be the same again with the addition of adorable kittens of which you can give your undivided attention to, whilst sipping on a cuppa. In celebration of our feline friends, here is the lowdown on cafes in Singapore that house the cutest kitties for the most purr-fect afternoon ever.
Located in the bar and restaurant-laden street of Keong Saik Road, Sluviche is an outfit that serves up icy, boozed up slushies and a tantalising array of fresh and colourful ceviche—perfect for beating the Singapore heat.
With a menu that is limited to a handful of ceviche options, this may not be the ideal place if what you are looking for is a hearty, full-on meal but what you can be sure of is a pleasant mid-day pick-me-up in the form of raw seasoned seafood and a refreshing cocktail.
The best way to enjoy seafood is raw and the best way to savour an alcoholic beverage in Singapore’s mid-day humidity is ice-cold, so what are you waiting for? Sluviche is the place to be.
SayChiizu, a popular Hokkaido cheese toast brand from Thailand, is coming to our shores on 15 January 2018 with its first outlet opening at Vivocity! Famed for its cheese toast’s ability to be stretched far and long before breaking, you can probably find several videos online of people attempting to put the cheese’s tensile strength to the test.
Besides their tasty and somewhat entertaining bestseller, you can also look forward to an array of colourful cheese-based beverages served in cutesy packaging. For the love of all things stretchy, adorable and cheesy, this is one food concept opening you do not want to miss.
Their first outlet will open at Vivocity on 15 January 2018 with subsequent outlets opening in [email protected] (16 Jan), Whitesands (17 Jan), The Clementi Mall (18 Jan). Are you ready to stuff your faces silly with all that cheesy goodness?
Tucked away on Bukit Pasoh, the vibrant and lively Casa Poncho is a new Latino restaurant and bar that serves some of the best churros and cocktails in the area. Inspired by Latin American cuisine, the dishes are designed to be shared and feature a whole array of rustic nosh synonymous with Mexican comfort food.
If fresh ceviche, sinful churros and devilish Mezcal-based cocktails are things you fancy, then this new kid on the block is sure to spice up your evening as you watch the sun slowly set and kiss the workday goodbye.
For a little bit of Mexico in the heart of Singapore, drop by Casa Poncho be it for a full-on meal or an end-of-work tipple.
Attractive as a bartender’s flair may be behind the bar as he or she vigorously shakes drinks and crafts magnificent looking cocktails, a barista’s craft is just as impressive. The ability to craft intricate and gorgeous patterns in a cup is a skill not many possess but it is one that impresses nonetheless.
Fancy being able to perform incredible feats with a pitcher of milk as your paint and a cup of coffee as your canvas? Well, now you can. Here are 8 Coffee-Making Workshops In Singapore where you can get your barista basics and learn a thing or two about coffee that you probably never knew before.
Dehesa, which in Spanish translates to “grasslands”—home of the Iberico pig—is a Spanish restaurant nestled in North Canal Road that is quite unlike any other.
Priding itself with being the only front-runner of the nose to tail eating revolution in Singapore—meaning to say, they use every part of the animal—what you can expect from Dehesa Restaurant is a tantalising array of edible treats that will leave even the most squeamish of diners satisfied from head to tail—literally.
Duck hearts on toast and lamb sweetbreads are just some of the things one can look forward to here and Chef-owner, Jean-Philippe Patruno, who has over 20 years of culinary experience, makes it his personal commitment to use modern techniques to delight your taste buds despite how off-putting the idea of animal innards may be.
Ginza in Tokyo is regarded by many as a cocktail bar mecca. In fact, the majority of the cocktail bars you can find in Tokyo’s kaleidoscopic capital are pristine institutions that have stood the test of time since the early days where aperitifs and cocktails were not even popular.
The bartenders who helm these joints take their craft very seriously, from making their own liqueurs and bitters from scratch to carving their own ice. So whether you’re seeking a minty mojito or a sophisticated martini, here are 8 best cocktail bars in Ginza to visit when the sun goes down and the neon lights light up.