Win an Epic Summer Vacation Sponsored by Zalora X Jetstar

Wow, it’s already June. That was fast! And while in Singapore it is mostly hot all year round, in other parts of the world June heralds the start of the summer season. I recently found out from ZALORA that they just launched an awesome summer special Jetstar promotion yesterday, with 32 prizes up for grabs – 8 grand prizes and 24 consolation prizes! All you … Continue reading Win an Epic Summer Vacation Sponsored by Zalora X Jetstar

The Betterfield, Waterloo Centre (MOVED)

Cafe, bistro, eatery – it’s hard to tell the difference sometimes. But frankly, does it really matter what it is? As long as the food is good, the ambience, prices and service are decent, I’m happy. The Betterfield is a new cafe/bistro that recently opened almost literally next door to Mosaic Dance, the studio at which I teach salsa. So you can imagine it has … Continue reading The Betterfield, Waterloo Centre (MOVED)

Tanuki Raw, Orchard Central

A fun, quirky restobar with great Happy Hour promotions, Tanuki Raw adds a shot of life and colour to the otherwise quiet Orchard Central. Though in recent times the building has seen many new additions to its food and beverage establishments, so perhaps it is not really as sleepy as it used to be. But anyway, I digress. Recently, I visited Tanuki Raw with some girl … Continue reading Tanuki Raw, Orchard Central

Bruno’s Bistrot, Telok Kurau

This place is perfect for people who like hearty, delicious food served in an unpretentious way. Our recent visit for dinner was a really enjoyable experience for Z. For me, as long as it tastes good I’m mostly happy – and boy, did the food at Bruno’s impress and satisfy. I had been to Bruno’s first branch, Bruno’s Pizzeria & Grill some years back and … Continue reading Bruno’s Bistrot, Telok Kurau

Stirling Highway, Ulu Pandan

It’s another cafe post! What can I say, I really like cafes. There’s just something about kicking back to chill out and have a nice cup of coffee or tea, with some sweet and savoury goodies. Better on weekends, but hey, makes for a nice and relaxing weekday lunch too. Stirling Highway takes the place of Haato at the sleepy Ridgewood Close condominium, tucked away … Continue reading Stirling Highway, Ulu Pandan

Jimmy Monkey, One North

And here’s another post on one of the One North cafés. Jimmy Monkey has been at One North Residences for around 3 years already though, so I wouldn’t say that it is a new upstart in the area. At the corner of a sleepy residential block next to a shop selling picture frames, you might just walk right past it if you weren’t specifically going … Continue reading Jimmy Monkey, One North

Envy Coffee, One North

It sometimes feels like there’s a new café opening in Singapore every minute. And the Buona Vista/One North area, with its nearby Fusionopolis, Biopolis and Metropolis office buildings as well as the somewhat quiet but quite upmarket One North and Rochester residential buildings, appears to be the latest in the string of upcoming ‘hip neighbourhoods’ where some of these aforementioned cafes are popping up. Envy Coffee, one … Continue reading Envy Coffee, One North

Group Therapy, Katong V and Duxton Road

I’ve visited Group Therapy at Katong V at least five times, and the one at Duxton a couple of times, but somehow never got around to writing a post on it. An ex-classmate of mine is one of the founders, and I initially visited the original branch at Duxton about 3 years back to try it out, show some support. But after they set up … Continue reading Group Therapy, Katong V and Duxton Road

10 Scotts, Grand Hyatt Singapore

One Sunday afternoon in June last year, Z decided on the spur of the moment that we should go for a nice afternoon tea. And so I tried to book a spot at Tea Lounge (Regent) and Brasserie Les Saveurs (St Regis), but was unsuccessful. Searched around online and ended up with 10 Scotts at Grand Hyatt Singapore, since reviews seemed positive and they had seats available. And … Continue reading 10 Scotts, Grand Hyatt Singapore

Full of Crab, East Coast Road

Crab is a wonderful dish. I just love its succulent, firm, sweet fresh meat. The idea of having nice big crabs cooked and served in a plastic bag full of delicious rich sauce is one which appeals to me. So when this new concept recently hit Singapore, I was happy to give it a try. We popped by the newest one of the three restaurants which offer … Continue reading Full of Crab, East Coast Road

Bornga, The Star Vista

Happy Lunar New Year everyone! I’ve been pretty quiet on the blog for some time as I was really busy with work and moving office (we are now in Buona Vista). But since I happened to go to a nice Korean place last week at The Star Vista for lunch for a colleague’s farewell and was pretty impressed with the service and also some of the food, I decided to do … Continue reading Bornga, The Star Vista