Yakitori bars have been sprouting up a lot recently in Singapore, especially with the pairing of cocktails and Japanese meat skewers gaining immense popularity. Nestled along the cafe-strewn street of Bukit Pasoh Road lies Chikin, a new Yakitori bar that dishes out hearty meat skewers with a twist.
Opened by the owners of Sum Yi Tai, Chikin is an unassuming bar which specialises in clever cocktail infusions, comforting Japanese eats as well as Szechuan mala yakitori—the first of its kind. Combining traditional Japanese methods with mouth watering Szechuan flavours, Chikin aims to reshape the way we think and feel about Japanese yakitori forever.
One thing that all foodies can agree on is that we are constantly on a see-food diet and there is no stopping us when a feast of tantalising seafood is laid before us. The joy of getting down and dirty with crabs, mussels and prawns is so appealing and should this experience come at an affordable price tag, what is there not to love?
Located on Level 3 at the new extension of Plaza Singapura, Cajun On Wheels is a Halal-certified seafood diner serving unadulterated and fresh seafood in true American fashion. This is their second outlet—after their first food truck at Pasarbella Suntec City—and you would be delighted to know that their menu at Plaza Singapura is exclusive to that outlet too.
As its name says, Cajun On Wheels is a Cajun-themed diner and you can expect all dishes on its menu to pack a punch.
Behold Comida Mexicana, a casual and convivial dining concept etched from long-standing Mexican restaurant brand, Margarita’s.
Having only made its debut a month ago, this new-kid-on-the-block is keen on showing off its spectacular lineup of Mexican fare from the classic Carne Asada, to less conventional items like their Cornflakes Crusted Fish Fillets with Roasted Tomatillo Sauce and Fried Corn.
Tthis is one place that is sure to charm with its authentic flavours and great vibes.
Castella cakes are extremely popular in Taiwan and the hype has recently been brought over to Singapore shores since the arrival of Le Castella and Ah Mah Homemade Cake. Taiwan’s Original Cake is the latest Castella cake shop to open in Singapore.
For those who have not been keeping up with this craze, Castella cakes are actually extremely soft and bouncy Japanese sponge cakes that are moist on the inside. These cakes are usually made from simple ingredients such as flour, eggs, sugar and starch syrup. Put the ingredients to bake and the result is one fluffy, jiggly Castella cake.
While the waiting time may sound totally absurd to some (be prepared to queue more than an hour), there are many who are willing to queue for hours just to have a taste of the sponge cakes. We braved the crowd and tried them personally in search for the best Castella cake in Singapore.
One of the latest addition to Bangkok’s thriving night market scene is ChangChui in Thonburi district. The term ‘”chui” refers to being disorganised in the Thai language but do not be deceived by its name—the huge lifestyle space is a one-stop destination for everything art related.
Think fashion apparel stalls, concept cafes, food trucks and a vintage cinema for the film buffs. The creative co-working space looks more like a page in a fairy tale book than the usual boisterous Thai night markets you are used to seeing in Bangkok.
If you are thinking of visiting this creative night market in Bangkok, here are 7 Things Not To Miss Out When You Are In ChangChui. READ ON
Creme Maison Bakery is opening a new baking studio in Tai Seng on 07 August 2017. Known for its pretty floral cupcakes, gorgeous customised cakes and stunning dessert tables, Creme Maison Bakery is our go-to bakery for every occasion.
New kid on the block, CATfeine, is nestled in The Hillford along Jalan Jurong Kechil. Contrary to its name, nothing about the cafe’s interior design reminds you of a cat but the idea is there—a cosy environment coupled with relaxing vibes to encourage their guests to lounge around.
Other than specialty tea and coffee, CATfeine’s also offers sweet and savoury bites in the likes of waffles, pies and cakes. READ ON
Travelers to Bali are spoilt for choice when it comes to the best restaurants and bars in Seminyak. One of the hottest hangout spots in Bali right now is Char Char Bar & Grill, situated near to our favourite Italian restaurant, Ultimo.
Walk up to Char Char Bar & Grill and the first thing you will notice is a flight of steps where guests can chill and have a drink with some finger food. This is the best place to people watch and see all the action going down at Jalan Kayu Aya, a bustling street with tourists and locals. READ ON