Not all of us are fans of burning a hole in our wallets and splurging on extravagant buffet spreads every Christmas. Sometimes, simplicity can be key. For those looking to have just a little hint of something “extra” to grace your table this festive season, we have just the recommendation for you.
Proudly introducing The Marmalade Pantry’s Festive Gourmet Goodies, the renowned bistro is back again this year to stun us with their luxurious array of takeaway festive offerings. Ranging from toothsome roasts such as their Roasted Whole Turkey with Fresh Herbs and Maple and Clove Glazed Gammon Ham to a mouthwatering selection of log cakes, they have the perfect celebratory dish for any house or office party.
Impress your loved ones and leave them in awe this Christmas, as The Marmalade Pantry’s takeaway spread is sure to make a statement at your dinner table. If you are simply looking to indulge in just a centerpiece roast or enjoy some log cakes to sweeten your meal, they will be offering individual preorders, as well as bundles.
Not only do you get to make merry in the comfort of your own home, we have something special for you as well! Pay with Mastercard and our code ‘LADYIRONCHEF15′ to enjoy 15% off when you order before 30 Nov 2019 or ‘LADYIRONCHEF10′ to enjoy 10% off when you order from 1 to 15 Dec 2019. Get your festive goodies from The Marmalade Pantry.
With hipster cafés popping up all over our sunny island, we are simply spoilt for choice. Do you know that the North-East is home to a plethora of cafés — from crowd-favourite gelato and waffle parlours to floral-themed establishments reminiscent of a garden from a fairytale?
We have combed through all the noshery there is to find in the North-East, and narrowed down the best spots for you; what better than a chill hideaway nook with a mean cup of joe and Instagram-worthy food?
Forgo your neighbourhood bak chor mee stall — here are 15 cafes in North-East Singapore from Serangoon to Punggol you have to visit!
Everton Creamery, a hidden café nestled in Tai Seng’s iconic BreadTalk IHQ Mall, has some really good desserts. They specialise in premium gelato flavours, alongside waffles and a small selection of coffee.
Located right smack in the middle of neighbouring offices, Everton Creamery is one of the go-to ice cream shops in Tai Seng. We were immediately attracted to its cute storefront, boasting pastel décor, ice cream posters and a dazzling array of gelato flavours.
Check out what we thought about the place!
Barking Irons is a new steampunk-themed speakeasy bistro bar in Lavender serving up an interesting innovation: local-inspired cocktails! The catch? These cocktails are made from a harmonious blend of both our all-time favourite childhood beverages and liquor.
They also have a sweet story behind the inspiration for their local drinks: they wanted to adopt the “coffee-shop style” with drinks that reminded others of their throw-back childhood generation.
A fairly new kid on the block, Barking Irons has slowly been gaining recognition amongst alcoholics for their killer cocktails and toothsome mains.
Zi char restaurants are a dime a dozen in Singapore, but one that truly sets itself apart from the rest is Uncle Leong Signatures. Famed for their fresh seafood since 2002, the restaurant boasts a diverse menu of delicacies and is a perennial go-to spot for family dinners and special occasions.
We had the opportunity to try out some of their signature dishes and here’s what we thought!
Taking our coffee scene by storm is Alchemist, a specialty coffee joint famous for their grab-and-go cuppa. Coffee lovers will be familiar with their first two outlets at Hong Leong Building and International Plaza; they have just opened their flagship store this year at Khong Guan Building in Tai Seng!
Their latest establishment is a hidden gem, nestled in former Khong Guan Biscuit Factory. Decked in a minimalistic interior with marble furniture and blue countertops, they now house a roastery and dining area for you to chill with your cup of joe! You can snack on their baked goods too.
Introducing Starker Bistro, an establishment with huge signature platters, delectable mains, and beer. This is one restaurant in the West we’re willing to travel far for!
Here’s everything we love about Starker Bistro!
It is an indisputable fact that the best way to end a day is to grab a chill drink with your pals at a cozy watering hole. Yet, not all of us have that extra cash to constantly ball on bottles of liquor or buckets of beer — especially not with Singapore’s high cost of living.
Being cheapskates ourselves, we decided we simply cannot live up to the baller life. So, we have narrowed down 15 happy hour spots along Orchard Road where you can “step rich and classy” and not break the bank!
From draft beers at crowd-favourite bistros to house spirits at “atas” bars, you can be sure to get your money’s worth of affordable happy-hour alcohol at these places!