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Japanese

Sandai Izakaya 三代居酒屋 – Japanese Pub in Novena

I have always thought izakaya are only for drinking but a recent business lunch at Sandai Izakaya in Novena made me realize these Japanese bars actually sell decent Japanese food. Appetizers Shirauo Karaage [S$6.90] are deep-fried white bait fish. These crispy treat are perfect with beer or other alcoholic beverages. Nothing beats Tori Karaage [S$8.90] […]

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Western

The Marmalade Pantry (Oasia Hotel Novena)

The cosy and contemporary design of Marmalade Pantry (Oasia Hotel Novena) makes it a good place for business lunch and dinner or catch-up with family and friends. The menu is short and concise with something for everyone. Starter You can’t go wrong with Truffle Fries [S$16] which has a strong truffle fragrance thanks to the […]

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Chinese

Shanghai Tan Pan-Fried Bun – Authentic Shanghainese Cuisine

Shanghai Tan Pan-Fried Bun has recently opened a new outlet in 321 Clementi. I have fond memories of the food so my colleagues and I decided to check out if the food is still as good. Shanghai Appetizers Braised Pork Rib with Special Home-made Sauce 外婆家糖醋小排 [S$8.80] is finger-licking addictive. It has the perfect balance […]

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Vegetarian

Kwan Tzi Zhai Vegetarian Cuisine 關自齋 – Vegetarian Laksa

A Buddhist friend recently brought me to eat vegetarian laksa at Kwan Tzi Zhai Vegetarian Cuisine. The nearest MRT station is Aljunied and you have to walk about 15 minutes to reach the coffeeshop. You should be able to spot Kwan Tzi Zhai Vegetarian Cuisine 關自齋 right away. I seldom see vegetarian stalls doing so […]

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Steamboat

Hao Lai Wu Steamboat BBQ 好来屋火锅烧烤

As compared to ala carte steamboat like Hai Di Lao, I prefer buffet-style steamboat where I can eat all I want for a single price. I did a search online and found Hao Lai Wu Steamboat BBQ. Hao Lai Wu Steamboat BBQ has two outlets – one in bustling Chinatown and the other at Burlington […]

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Japanese

Shin Minori Japanese Restaurant – Japanese Buffet in UE Square

Shin Minori Japanese Restaurant has been on my “to-visit” list for the longest time but I couldn’t find friends to go with me. I finally got to visit the outlet in UE Square with my colleagues a few weeks ago. The outlet at UE Square is clean and comfortable with ample wooden tables and padded […]

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European

Micasa Kitchen & Bar – European Cuisine Using Local Ingredients

Nestled among the shophouses along Jalan Jurong Kechil is Micasa Kitchen & Bar. This laidback restaurant looks more like a cafe than a restaurant, but the food will blow you away. Micasa Kitchen & Bar is the brainchild of Singapore local Chef Micah. After graduating from Temasek Culinary Academy, Chef Micah honed his culinary skills […]

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Chinese

TungLok Teahouse 同乐小聚 – Hong Kong Cha Chaan Teng

I must have walked past TungLok Teahouse at least a hundred times yet I have never tried the food there until I went there for a business lunch. Interior The interior reminds me of a Hong Kong cha chaan teng with stripped  sofas in red and green colors. Industrial lamps in bright colors and black-and-white […]

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Japanese

Sen Sen Sushi – Don Don Donki’s Premium Sushi Place

Sen Sen Sushi, the premium sushi restaurant by Don Don Donki, has opened a new outlet in Jurong East. This new outlet is located on level 3 of JEM, just besides Don Don Donki on the same floor. Sen Sen Sushi I thought it is a conveyer belt sushi restaurant like Sushi Express, but it’s […]

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Halal

Seoul Garden – New Outlet in Clementi Mall

Seoul Garden recently opened a new outlet in Clementi Mall. This new outlet has seating capacity of 60. Seoul Garden Seoul Garden offers barbecue and steamboat for one price. There are three tier to choose from – Regular, Premier and Supreme. You can find the prices here. The best part about Seoul Garden is halal-certified, […]