Since 2019 is about to come to a closure, it seems fitting for us to grieve over our losses of acclaimed eateries that have sadly departed our local shores — including those that are about to roll down their shutters for good.
Given Singapore’s competitive F&B industry with high rental fees and ever-changing consumer tastes, it is no wonder many chains have gradually lost their appeal. Though we have witnessed the rise, then fall, of well-loved establishments, rest assured there will be new, upcoming ones that are sure to take Singapore’s market by storm again!
So, brace yourself for a rollercoaster of emotions, as we announce 11 iconic eateries that we bid sayonara to this year.
When BAKE Cheese Tart first arrived in Singapore we, as a nation, were obsessed. Their first stall here opened at the basement food hall of Ion Orchard with a second branch in Westgate that quietly closed down.
For a long time, BAKE Cheese Tart had just the one flavour—without even any limited-time seasonal other—yet the queues for it stayed insanely long. Many claimed that the stringently measured 7cm in diameter tart came as good as did their original stall in Japan.
Despite the unforgettable first bite, the hype for the Hokkaido treat gradually died down. Following the announcement of the opening of its sister brand, CROQUANT CHOU ZAKUZAKU, BAKE Cheese Tart will be closing its outlet at ION Orchard to exit the Singapore market.
PABLO Cheese Tart is opening its first outlet at Wisma Atria in Singapore in early August!
Hailing all the way from Osaka, PABLO’s Baked Cheese Tarts are extremely well-known for their cheesy and crumbly baked cheese tarts. You no longer have to fly all the way to Japan to have a taste of it anymore because there is an outlet in Singapore.
Since news arrived in mid-April that the famous Baked Cheese Tart brand will be opening its first outlet in Singapore, we have been waiting for this day to come. Here’s what you can expect. READ ON
BAKE Cheese Tart is opening its second outlet in Singapore at Westgate on 17 October 2016!
Singapore is still going gaga over these famous Hokkaido baked cheese tarts. Its first outlet in Singapore is a kiosk at the basement food hall of Ion Orchard, and it has seen long queues since its first day.
This is definitely fantastic news for Westies – we are adding this to our list of things to do in the West of Singapore! You no longer need to travel to town for BAKE!
Judging from the queue at the famous BAKE Cheese Tart, Singapore is still going gaga over these Hokkaido-style baked cheese tarts.
Photos of a new Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart at Jurong Point have been making their rounds on social media this week. We are sorry to burst your bubbles – the Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart at Jurong Point is not by BAKE.
BAKE is not opening a second outlet in the West of Singapore. At least not yet.
Cheese tarts are all the rage now and suddenly, everyone in Asia is scrambling for one. In Japan, we’ve got seasoned players like Pablo and BAKE who have been in the field for a while now.
And with the trend passing on to the neighbouring Asian countries, we now have various versions of iced and baked cheese tarts in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and of course, Singapore.
Riding on the arrival of the famous Hokkaido BAKE Cheese Tart in Singapore, several local players have also launched their own renditions – including salted egg yolk cheese tarts – this week. We are all in for a treat. Or two. Or many.
Move aside, Salted Egg Yolk Croissant. Cheese Tarts are the next big trend in Singapore. Here’s a guide on where to get the best cheese tarts in Singapore.
BAKE Cheese Tart - the famous Hokkaido cheese tarts that we are so obsessed with – is coming to Singapore!
BAKE has just confirmed its opening date of its first outlet at the basement food hall of Ion Orchard on 29 April 2016. Each cheese tart will sell for S$3.50, and customers can buy six at S$19.50.