Tiong Bahru is one of the best areas for hungry souls with the many hidden gems and cafes that offer scrumptious food at almost every turn. Newly opened in early 2019, Cafe Pandan is yet another addition to the bustling area.
Serving a plethora of traditional Singaporean breakfast dishes and even having their own DIY-Nasi Lemak station, Cafe Pandan is a must-visit for those in the area craving for a good ol’ school meal.
Instagrammable cafes are all the rage now; anything that’s picture-perfect is bound to be a hit. If you’re looking for one of these Instagram-worthy hot spots in Singapore, Cafe De Nicole’s Flower should be your next destination. Both a florist and cafe space, it will fulfil all your floral fantasies and sweet cravings.
Though a little out of the way in the East of Singapore, Cafe De Nicole’s Flower has made its way up Singapore’s list of picturesque cafes. The cafe is decked with fresh blooms, dried flowers and boasts a subtle rustic charm. You can even bring your pets with you to enjoy some desserts too!
Boasting high ceilings, a bigger space and decked out in Peranakan-inspired tiles and furnishings, one-Michelin-starred Peranakan restaurant Candlenut offers an Omakase menu—which they cheekily call ‘Ahmakase’.
The restaurant has a different, somewhat contemporary approach towards Peranakan cuisine, delving away from traditional methods.
Boasting a wider array of dishes (ranging between S$20 – S$30 each), we got to try a good many dishes, with our favourites being the Blue Swimmer Crab Curry, Turmeric, Galangal, Kaffir Lime Leaf and Westholme Wagyu Beef Rib Rendang, Serunding, Turmeric Leaf.
An innocuous outdoor eatery perched in the middle of Clarke Quay’s favourite eateries and bars, Chuan Grill & Noodle Bar is one of the best places to fill your stomachs with—be it post-clubbing or for lunch.
Specialising in delectable Sichuan cuisine, they cater to caters to meat-lovers with their Northern-style grilled meat and vegetable skewers, but we felt the real star of the shop was definitely their la mian.
As many new overseas food concepts continue to excite us with their opening in Singapore, especially over at Jewel Changi Airport which is slated to open on 17th April 2019, there are several restaurants that are leaving our shores for good.
On 24th March 2019, the perennial favourite American grill bar, Chili’s, has permanently shut down all 3 outlets on our island.
Best known for being a heartland artisanal ice cream gem, Creamier has long been a go-to for lovers of good, honest ice cream and coffee, as well as a humble respite from the hustle and bustle. Sad to say, the folks here will be hanging up their aprons come 30 June 2019.
No concrete reason was given about their sudden decision to close, but here’s what we do know based on their announcement so far.
Feeling a little down because the Christmas feasting has come to an end? Fret not as Chinese New Year is just around the corner, giving us even more reason to put our diets on hold.
As food and reunion dinners are one of the most important aspects of Chinese New Year, it is absolutely crucial that your family and guests are served with the very best. Therefore, we have compiled here a list of 9 caterers who will definitely not disappoint this Chinese New Year.
We’ve just finished celebrating Christmas and the New Year, yet we are already stoked to start our annual preparations for the next big exciting thing: Chinese New Year! There are lots to do leading up to the Lunar New Year celebrations, and what better place to soak in the festivities as well as to get all your Chinese New Year necessities than at Chinatown’s annual CNY night market?
The colourful streets of Chinatown are lined with a variety of stalls that sells everything you’ll need for the New Year. From shops that sell an assortment of traditional and contemporary snacks, ornaments and decorative pieces to roadside stalls that sell interesting knick-knacks and trinkets, we can foresee ourselves spending a very long time here over the next few weeks!