The cafe scene in Singapore is saturated with a plethora of cafes that more or less serve up grub that’s pretty mainstream, namely typical brunch items such as eggs Benedict, french toast, granola bowls and the likes. Newly-opened Kafe Utu, however, stands out from the crowd.
Proudly proclaiming themselves Singapore’s first Afro-themed cafe, they dish out brunch-style classics underscoring heavy influences from African cuisine that are sure to trump your typical eggs and toast any day. Aside from that, they also brew seriously good coffee.
A family-run restaurant, Moi Lum is one of Singapore’s few surviving heritage Chinese restaurants and a gem amongst those who value good quality, home-style Cantonese cooking. Many of us—or at least members of the foodie community—would have eaten or even celebrated a reunion there once before.
They are most widely known for their signature Crispy Fried Chicken and Golden Coin Beancurd—both unmatched in its taste, texture and the culinary mastery required to prepare them.
Unfortunately, their 99-year run has come to an end. On 15 March 2019, the restaurant will officially be closing its doors, meaning to say that if you haven’t yet tried their food, then you really really should.
Be it for a short 3-day staycation or a day trip, Johor Bahru has (and will always be) one of Singaporean’s top destinations to go for retail therapy, café-hopping and a short but relaxing respite.
Situated just a 15 to 20-minute drive away from Woodlands Checkpoint, Taman Mount Austin is the hidden gem of Johor Bahru. With over 70 cafes and eateries, massage parlours and KTV joints galore, to say that you’d be spoilt for choice is an understatement.
From Insta-worthy soft serve ice cream to lip-smacking KL-style Hokkien mee and ombre beverages, there is surely something to delight even the fussiest foodie in Taman Mount Austin!
Century Square’s renovations are finally about done and the malls spanking new look is definitely well worth the wait. Apart from that, the mall is packed with a whole bunch of new food options that have got out bellies rumbling.
Amongst them is FrapasBar by the renowned Saveur. This new restaurant serves up delectable, authentic French fare and tapas with modern twists here and there—all while keeping prices affordable. Craving French? FrapasBar will not disappoint, especially not their S$15 lunch deals that feature both a fancy starter and a hearty main.
There’s nothing worse than dressing up, looking sharp and heading to a fancy restaurant only to reduce yourself to ruins when you mispronounce—whether intentionally or unintentionally—the names of dishes.
You may be perplexed by some of the seemingly easy words on this list, but truth be told, we’ve heard enough locals massacre the heck out of them.
Guilty as charged? Check out our handy list of 40 food names Singaporeans commonly mispronounce so that you’ll never be judged again.
Buttery, fragrant and dense, these are all the components that make up the perfect slice of kueh lapis. This popular, multi-layered Indonesian cake is a traditional dessert that Singaporeans love to indulge in, especially during tea-time.
lIf you’re hankering after a nostalgic slice of this goodness, we have here a list of 7 places that sell some of the best kueh lapis in Singapore.
If you’re certain that bae is someone you want to be with for the long-term, then we reckon that you wouldn’t mind splurging on an expensive meal. Whether you’re looking for sky-high fine dining or casual fusion fare, dinner in the gardens or a date beside the pool, Singapore is full of options for a special meal out.
Here, we put some of the island’s most romantic dining experiences to the test. Set to enthral the senses and taste buds and have her in a state of surrealism from start to finish, here is our list of 28 romantic restaurants in Singapore perfect for valentines day, date nights, anniversaries, possible proposal venues, and everything else in between.
When the news that The Marmalade Pantry was going to be shutting down its outlet at ION Orchard broke, many were disappointed—us included. Gone were the days of relaxing midday afternoon tea sessions with our friends after a bout of shopping, sipping freshly brewed tea and stuffing our faces with a smorgasbord of fanciful delights—or so we thought.
Set to make an official comeback after half a year sometime soon, this time as its flagship outlet, The Marmalade Pantry will soon open its doors once again at ION Orchard Level 4.
Feeling stoked? We sure as heck are!