With food options and retail stores galore, the new Funan mall is definitely one of Singapore’s hot topics. If you haven’t yet gone down to Funan, you might want to take this chance to drop by for some retail therapy or just a meal with your buddies – no matter what, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
One of Funan’s hidden gems would definitely be Trufflelicious, stowed away on the second floor of the mall in the shape of a food truck. They specialise in all things truffle-related yet keep their prices friendly on your wallets!
Taking over the now-defunct CPlus+ is the extremely Instagrammable cafe – Gather The Misfits. They bring interesting toastie flavours to the table, along with a myriad of coffee selections, drink choices and pastries.
Other than tantalizing your tastebuds, Gather The Misfits also has a hidden retail space in the back, selling all sorts of knick-knacks and fun accessories. You’re bound to find something that tickles your fancy!
Hidden away in the cafe-filled streets of Telok Ayer is Platform., a new minimalist modern cafe & bar serving cocktails, mocktails, filter coffee and some light bites. It is quite a refreshing concept, backed by a beautifully decorated interior.
If you’re a thirsty tippler searching for some drinks, or if you want to spend a few hours relaxing while sipping on a good cuppa, Platform. might be up your alley.
For all of you chocolate-lovers out there, how well do you really know your chocolate? We don’t mean your Hershey bars and Kitkats. If you’re a chocoholic, you would have definitely heard of this budding trend in Asia and the USA that is craft chocolate.
With many consumers nowadays looking for higher quality snacks made with a little bit more TLC than the average chocolate bar, the craft chocolate trend began, taking root in the US and slowly spreading across Asia. Check out our guide on all things craft chocolate to find out more about how chocolate can be more than just Cadbury bars and Twix sticks!
Kogane Yama, whose name translates to “Golden Mountain”, specialises in serving premium Japanese tendon and other traditional Japanese fares with modern twists and flavours. Known for using only the freshest ingredients and creating the most delicious dishes at a rather affordable price point, Kogane Yama is not one to disappoint.
This August, Kogane Yama has launched a new menu with 3 brand-new Japanese side dishes, 4 flavours of Chahan (garlic fried rice), 2 flavourful bowls of ramen and their National Day dishes, the Salted Egg Tori Karaage Don and Chilli Crab Tendon.
With the market still riding the strong wave of local-inspired dishes, Kogane Yama’s National Day dishes should definitely be on your must-try list. They will only be available from 1 to 31 August 2019 so savour these delectable donburis before they’re gone for good!
Armed with flavourful coffee, delectable pastries a mission to spread more awareness and empower the differently-abled in Singapore, Foreword Coffee takes on Singapore’s coffee-loving crowd. Opening their third outlet at Temasek Shophouse, they’re taking bold steps forward to make Singapore a more inclusive society.
Foreword Coffee serves a myriad of coffee drinks and a few signature concoctions. In addition to these cuppas, they also offer indulgent pastries and cakes made by home-bakers or other projects with similar missions to empower.
Inspired by the lights and sights of Singapore’s vibrant nightlife, Xin Cuisine has launched their Mid-Autumn Mooncake Collection for 2019. The 2 new flavours were crafted with the palettes of millennials and food connoisseurs in mind, featuring refreshing and unique flavour pairings that will excite your tastebuds.
Xin Cuisine has every detail of the box taken care of, designing the packaging to resemble the changing phases of an Autumnal moon. Using the symbolic harvesting moon of September, it evokes a sense of togetherness between loved ones whether near or far.
Xin Cuisine also offers its well-loved classic range of baked mooncakes for the traditional mooncake lovers, featuring 3 flavours with low sugar white lotus seed paste this year. The baked mooncakes also come in an Assorted Nuts variety should you prefer something with a nice crunch.
Here are some highlights from Xin Cuisine’s Mid-Autumn mooncake line-up this year.
It’s the time of the year again for decadent mooncakes, our favourite! Every year, we look forward to Man Fu Yuan’s mooncakes and this year, expect a new lineup of snowskin mooncakes featuring German teahouse Ronnefeldt’s infusions.
Donning Man Fu Yuan’s signature rose shape, the Snowskin Mooncakes: Tea Collection features four new flavours that are both innovative and elegant. Indulge in the rich flavours of Irish Whiskey Cream Assam Tea with Milk Chocolate Truffle, Morgentau Tea and Hazelnut Chocolate Pearls, Peppermint Tea and Chia Seeds with Lemon-Hibiscus Jelly Truffle, and lastly, Soft Peach Tea with Pumpkin Seeds and a Ginger-Passionfruit Jelly Truffle.
You can also expect Man Fu Yuan’s classic Baked Mooncakes featuring luxurious white or red lotus paste with Single or Double Yolks and selection of Assorted Nut Mooncakes. Making a comeback this year is the crowd-favourite Low-Sugar White Lotus Paste Mooncake with Macadamia Nuts.
Here is what Man Fu Yuan has to offer in this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival.