Le Castella, a famous Castella cake shop from Taiwan, opened in Singapore back in May 2017 and it kickstarted a new trend for castella cakes in Singapore.
For the uninitiated, a Castella cake is a sponge cake from Nagasaki, Japan, known for its pillow-like appearance and moist interior. Its ingredients comprise sugar, flour, eggs and starch syrup, however, the baking process remains a trade secret.
At Le Castella in Tampines One, people begin queuing for this jiggly, yummy sponge cakes literally an hour before the shop even opens.
Located at Bussorah Street, Lickety Ice Cream & Waffles—a new halal-owned dessert cafe by the team behind Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro and Konditori Artisan Bakery—offers a pleasant array of ice cream and egglet waffles that will thrill the foodie in you.
Before we stepped into Lickety Ice Cream & Waffles, we were greeted by the ever so aesthetically pleasing Tiffany Blue that layered the exterior of this ice cream paradise. Decorated with pastel-coloured furniture and adorable ornaments, every corner of this cafe made for an Instagram-worthy shot.
The newest cafe to open in the Central Business District is Lunar Coffee Brewers—opened by the same team behind Atlas Coffeehouse and the now-defunct Assembly Coffee.
Situated in Downtown Gallery, the cafe seeks to provide a space where you can escape from the pressures of everyday life with comfort food and specialty coffee.
Fill your tummy with hearty home-cooked rice bowls and even signature dishes that originated from Atlas Coffeehouse. The coffee selection is aplenty too; beans are sourced and roasted by Two Degrees North Coffee Co.
As an added bonus, visitors do not have to pay for GST and service charge as well. So if you are looking for a new lunch spot in the CBD area, Lunar Coffee Brewers is where you should be headed to next. READ ON
Vegetarian dining is very seldom on the top of anyone’s lists, but LingZhi Vegetarian may prove to be the only exception. It has really set the benchmark for vegetarian cuisine to an almost unbeatable level. Even religious meat lovers like us were impressed!
Offering a straightforward yet dazzling new menu, diners can expect to fall head over heels for their vegetarian versions of Lasagna, Peking Duck and even Satay.
So whether you follow a strict vegetarian lifestyle or are someone who’s looking for healthier, tastier options, LingZhi Vegetarian has a new menu that is waiting to please your taste buds.
A cafe specialising in French bakes and Instagram-worthy desserts, Les Pâtisseries is not new to the cafe industry. Having relocated from Toa Payoh, the cafe has since joined the long list of F&B establishments along Upper Thomson Road.
Their desserts, breakfast dishes and All-Day mains are priced below S$20, making it a hit with the younger crowd who would hang around for Sunday brunch or afternoon tea session with their friends. READ ON
Lab Made, Hong Kong’s popular Nitrogen Ice Cream Laboratory is opening its first outlet in Singapore.
Lab Made makes its ice cream from scratch using real ingredients without any additives, colourings or preservatives. And its outlet in Hong Kong is a perpetual showroom where anyone is welcome to look through the open-concept kitchen to watch the preparation of the ice cream.
We wonder if the Singapore outpost would be similar.
Photo credit: Lianggono
LeTAO—a dessert chain from Hokkaido known for its two-layered fromage cheesecake—is opening in Singapore.
It will be setting up a takeaway kiosk at ION Orchard’s Basement 1 on 08 December 2016. Aren’t you already excited? These Japanese cheesecakes are taking over the world and we cannot be happier!
Little Bao – a modern Chinese diner in Hong Kong – shot to fame with its signature mini sliders, sharing plates and cocktails since its opening in Hong Kong three years ago.
Chef and owner May Chow is now bringing Little Bao to Bangkok – its first overseas outpost. Like the original Little Bao in Hong Kong, the new Little Bao in Bangkok follows the same formula by dishing out familiar and sexy renditions of our Asian favourites over the counter and in many unpredictable and refreshing manners.