With an influx of bakeries, patisseries and sweets shops from overseas, it’s good to be reminded of what some of our passion-driven locals can do as well.
Located just behind Empress Road Food Centre, Bakery Brera serves up freshly-made bread, croissants and other pastries.
Helmed by passionate owners Jacky Chan and his wife, Thrina, Bakery Brera revolutionises the concept of neighbourhood bakeries. Gone are the days of overly-sweet yet flavourless sliced cakes and Swiss rolls! This is a modern change that we all hope to keep in Singapore’s ever-shifting culinary landscape.
Situated in Vanguard Campus, the newest addition to the café enclave in Kallang is Banchong Café. Contrary to its mod decor which screams hipster café food, Banchong Café serves up local fare and the classic Singaporean breakfast of kopi and toast.
Going for an al fresco concept, the café was incredibly aesthetically-pleasing—white cages for walls, with plants adorning them, high ceilings and minimalist decor—definitely instagrammable according to our books.
With such aesthetics, you wouldn’t expect it to have a name like Banchong Café. But the origins of the name can be found on the stone plague, bearing Banchong Industries on the wall right at the entrance. The previous occupants of the building, Banchong Industries was a corrugated cardboard box manufacturer. And as a tribute to them, the café has named themselves after them. READ ON
An oasis hidden away from the ever-buzzing activity of our little island nation, Bollywood Veggies is a lush and rustic getaway situated in the countryside of Kranji to allow visitors to appreciate the simple yet often overlooked pleasures in life.
Bollywood Veggies was started in 2000 by Ivy Singh and her husband, Lim Ho Seng. Named after Ivy’s half-Indian heritage, and inspired by the lively personality of Bollywood, the 10-acre wide farm boasts plenty of family-friendly activities to spend the day with the kids.
Hailing from London, Burger & Lobster has finally landed on our shores in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport. What’s more, their restaurant is open until 3am daily so that late-night guests at Jewel Changi Airport can have a hearty supper!
Burger & Lobster’s beginnings on a London rooftop started in 2011 by a group of 4 schoolmates with only three items on their menu: whole lobster, lobster roll, and a beef burger—all of which were priced at £20 each. Their original intention was to open an eatery that impeccably dished up meals made up of only a few ingredients.
They have since increased the prices of the individual menu items, but their popularity has also risen internationally, having opened their doors in New York, Dubai, Bangkok, Kuwait City, and Genting Highlands.
Burger & Lobster Singapore’s signature lobster with fries and salad is priced at S$65 and there’s a Singapore-exclusive Sambal Glazed Lobster. The outpost in Singapore will officially open to the public on 23 May and the operational hours are from 9am to 3am daily. Here is what you can expect from their opening in Jewel Changi Airport on 23rd May 2019.
The famous London dining concept Burger & Lobster is finally opening in Singapore on 20 May 2019 with its first outlet at Jewel Changi Airport.
This isn’t the restaurant chain’s first outlet in Asia—there’s one at Genting Highlands and another in Bangkok—but we are glad that there is no need to cross the borders anymore if we want to have a taste of their iconic grilled lobster and lobster roll.
Burger & Lobster Singapore will be located at the Canopy Park on Jewel’s topmost level. Changi Airport has just announced that Jewel Changi Airport will be opening on 17 April 2019, but the Canopy Park will be open to the public only in the middle of the year.
Are you ready for Lobster and Burger to open at Jewel Changi Airport? We definitely are! READ ON
One-Michelin starred Bacchanalia, now headed by Joel Robuchon protegé, Vianney Massot reopens after a long-awaited 2-month revamp, now fully armed with lush interiors, a comprehensive and more intensive wine program as well as an all-new menu that marries French cuisine with Asian produce.
The new 24-seater space boasts an intimate open kitchen concept where diners at the Chef’s Table will get to witness the chefs at work and even chat with them should they wish. Look forward to their 5-course lunch (S$158++) and 7-course dinner (S$298++) degustation menu, whereby all dishes are a labour of love, passion and hard work, meticulously crafted by Massot himself.
Opened to the public as of 31st October 2018, Bacchanalia by Vianney Massot presents to diners, elevated French food with a modern touch—a showcase of the chef’s culinary finesse, expertise and knack for experimentation.
Located along Tanjong Katong Road, Burp Kitchen is a gastro bar that prides itself on serving honest and hearty plates of food. Don’t let the sweeping volumes of rare whisky bottles behind the wooden bar distract you from their excellent grub because when it comes to their food, these folks are not ones to fool around.
Their fusion-forward menu comprises anything from Mexican-style tacos, tender pieces of perfectly marinated buffalo-style chicken wings to some pretty interesting burger creations inspired by the flavours of Southeast Asia. And that’s not all, every item on their menu is nett priced!
And in line with the exclusive launch of their new Prawn Paste Chicken Burger, they will be extending to our loyal readers an offer that’s simply irresistible. Quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your order to get 1 FREE main (tacos, pasta or burgers) with every S$50 spent from now until 30 November 2018. If you spend S$100 in a single bill, you will get 2 free mains.
Round up your best buddies and head down to Burp Kitchen today because, with good company, excellent food and a few tipples to get you in the mood, you’ll be doing way more than just burping out loud.
Botanica + Co Restaurant & Bar is quite possibly the most gorgeous restaurant in Kuala Lumpur; you’d have to step in to see for yourselves. Pictures just do not do justice to the splendour of the greenhouse-themed interior.
But for what it’s worth, Botanica + Co Restaurant & Bar in Bangsar South is a photogenic spot that is a dream for all botanical lovers. Every corner is a photo spot; every inch of the restaurant is filled with lush greenery.
The food’s really good too, in case you are wondering if it is just another gimmicky place that plays up on the aesthetics and neglects the food standards. Here’s everything we love about Botanica + Co Restaurant & Bar.