ION Orchard impresses both locals and international guests with the world’s best-loved brands—be it luxury boutiques, lifestyle stores or sensational F&B establishments—ION Orchard has literally become a beacon of envy in the retail scene.
Over 300 retail, F&B establishments and entertainment stores—which includes some of the world’s top luxury brands—we honestly can’t think of a better lifestyle destination to splurge and indulge as the year draws to a close.
ION Orchard houses a vast array of both homegrown and internationally-renowned fashion boutiques, food brands and some of Singapore’s finest restaurants, including award-winning Imperial Treasure Fine Teochew Cuisine and the newly-opened Violet Oon Singapore.
With the new revamp on Level 3 as well as several new additions to the basement food hall, ION Orchard has even more to offer now. Life’s already short enough as it is, so treat yourselves to some year-end indulgence—both shopping and feasting—and if you need a solid place to start, let ION Orchard be your preferred location.
Rarely do we come across someone who dislikes chocolate. Chocolate has always been a classic sweet treat that people turn to, whether it’s for indulgence, to satisfy a craving or a gift idea for a loved one.
When it comes to hand-crafted, artisanal chocolate, we all know international brands such as Royce, Lauren Bernard and Godiva. However, did you know that Singapore’s artisanal chocolate-making scene is slowly starting to take off as well?
Here, we have a list of 8 local chocolatiers that you can go to for fresh, unique, handmade chocolates the next time you need your chocolate fix.
One classic sweet treat that we can never get enough of—not to mention in Singapore’s unforgiving heat—is ice cream.
There are a plethora of places in Singapore that sell great ice cream whether it is the artisanal kind or the commercial kind, but some places stand out more than others. Here is a list of 23 ice cream shops in Singapore to help you get the very best ice cream when those sugar cravings hit you.
Buona Vista is a little far-flung for those who do not reside in the West. The whole vicinity is well-known for its educational institutes and facilities as well as high-technology research industries.
However, this buzzy part of Singapore happens to be a budding café precinct that is home to a handful of bistros and cafes and is an up-and-coming hipster neighbourhood that is worth exploring.
Whether you are looking for a scrumptious brunch fare or an artisanal cup of coffee, here are 9 Bistros and Coffee Spots in Buona Vista To Explore. READ ON
Highly regarded for their luxurious and high-quality chocolates, we were anticipating Awfully Chocolate Singapore’s gorgeous Blue Moon Chocolate Mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival this year. We expect nothing less from the expert chocolatiers at Awfully Chocolate who have been in the business for almost 20 years.
Locals trust this homegrown brand to always create chocolate desserts that are made with intricacy and care and this Mid-Autumn Festival, Awfully Chocolate Singapore shows us that they are more than just cakes and ice cream with their interpretation of mooncakes—the stunning Blue Moon Chocolate Mooncakes that come in two flavours.
These mooncakes are like mini chocolate desserts that mimic an actual mooncake. If you are tired of the traditional mooncakes with lotus paste and salted egg yolk, why not treat yourselves to a sweet delight with these pretty chocolate mooncakes instead?
Cookies are a go-to favourite among kids and adults alike all over the world. There are several varieties available and they are a perfect treat for any occasion. Whether you like it crunchy, chewy, savoury, or dunked in milk—cookies are great all the same.
Cookie monsters listen up: everybody’s favourite homegrown chocolatier, Awfully Chocolate, is proud to unveil a new line of decadent, artisanal cookies, giving us more reason to neglect our diets.
Placing a strong emphasis on quality rather than variety, their new line of cookies will only feature two types—Double Chocolate Chip and White Chocolate Macadamia. But if there is one thing that we can always count on Awfully Chocolate for, it is that they always come up with deliciously decadent treats.
As Singapore’s number one chocolatier, we know that we can trust Awfully Chocolate to launch the most exciting chocolate products of the highest quality. Awfully Chocolate’s existing line of truffles—which includes their classic Dark Chocolate Truffles and Champagne Truffles—needed a little boost. Hence, they have come up with 4 new flavours: Gula Melaka Truffles, Butterscotch Bricks, Praline Truffles and Dark Chocolate Espresso Truffles.
This new range of truffles will be added on to the existing lineup and will only be available at 6 outlets currently: ION Orchard, Marina Bay Link Mall, VivoCity, Raffles City, Star Vista and Ninethirty. So if you want to treat yourself to some delectable chocolates, you know where to go.
Here is why you cannot miss out on the amazing new truffles from Awfully Chocolate.
The aesthetic appeal of Sinpopo Brand will first catch your eyes then lure you into the cafe. Then, it is the vintage-retro and laidback vibes that will charm you and entice you to take a seat.
With a menu of traditional local favourites with modern interpretations, Sinpopo Brand is an extremely charming retro café that sits amongst the many shophouses in Joo Chiat. It is one that never ceases to impress, both with its vibe and food.
Based on feedback from its regulars, Sinpopo Brand has introduced several new dishes and drinks which are more familiar with the locals. Now, let us discuss the dishes that are worth your calories and will make you want to visit the cafe.