Joo Bar – Korean Makgeolli Bar & Restaurant

I had the honour to be invited back again to Joo Bar to taste their new dinner menu which has already been launched since 1st March as their latest Spring menu which will last till 31st May. Joo Bar is Singapore’s first Korean Makgeolli bar and restaurant housed within a three-storey heritage shophouse which offers top-notch…

[JB Café] The Replacement – Lodge & Kitchen

Cafés in Johor Bahru (JB) have always been a pull factor for me to cross the border, especially when the “hipster” cafés are located about a short 10 minutes walk away from the checkpoint. They are all situated in a small cluster so you can cover a few cafés in one trip (that is if…

Toby’s Estate -Authentic Coffee and Sincere Food

Toby’s Estate opened its door in Asia in October 2011, with the launch of its flagship café and roastery in Singapore. The café overlooks the historic Singapore River in the picturesque area of Robertson Quay. Coffee beans are roasted in the in house roastery and the team comprises of world ranked barista and championship judges,…

A.R.C Coffee – Academy, Roastery & Café

What strikes me about A.R.C Coffee is that they have a concept which stands out, with an Academy, Roastery & Café all in one place. The first level is a cosy café concept while the second floor is used as an academy for conducting classes, ranging from barista and latte art training to coffee appreciation workshops….

Curious Palette – Curiosity Satisfied

My review of Curious Palette is going to be a short one today. I have been to Curious Palette a few times but I did not take individual shots of my dishes during all my visits, hence I have only one item to review today which I had a long time ago. I will update…

Tolido’s Espresso Nook – A Union of Great Coffee & Food

Tolido’s is a humble café located along the outskirts of Bugis, bordering Lavender under an old block of HDB flats. Yet they are no ordinary café which serves up great coffee and affordable and delicious grub. I absolutely love how the café’s price point makes it affordable for everyone to dine at without feeling a…

Stateland Café – Fine Asian Fusion Food

Stateland Café is a full-fledged bistro serving up delicious Asian fusion cuisine. Located in the heart of Singapore at Bali Lane, Stateland Café shares the same 2 story space as Brother Bird, which also belongs to the owner of Stateland. The menu is pretty exciting as well, from crowd favourites such as the “Hainanese Chicken…

Xiao Ya Tou – The “Naughty” Sister of Symmetry

Brought to you by the folks behind Symmetry at Bugis, Xiao Ya Tou is a modern Asian diner situated in the enclaves of Duxton Hill. Xiao Ya Tou seeks to set themselves apart by serving “naughty Asian cuisine”. From items such as “Cock Wings” and “Unagi Eggs Benedict”, their eclectic menu offerings provide a refreshing…

Tomo Izakaya – Where Friends Gather to Drink

Epicureans, rejoice! Tomo Izakaya has launched three new ramen dishes: Tokyo Ramen, Shake-tantan men and Kai Ramen. All three are the brainchild of Chef Hirotaka Murata, an expert in kaiseki sets. With over 20 years of experience under his belt, the chef is adept at coming with Japanese mainstays that are steeped in tradition and […]

Artistry – Where Art Meets Food

One of my favourite spots for brunches and lunches has got to be Artistry. My first time at Artistry was a good 3 years ago and they were already an established café that had solidified themselves as the go-to brunch place. Present day, the quality of food served at Artistry has not dropped at all,…