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Is the famous Song Zhou Luo Bo Gai the Best Carrot Cake in the East of Singapore?

Black or white? Many Singaporeans may be selectively colourblind — but not when it comes to the timeless hawker classic of carrot cake. Myriad names are thrown into the ring for the contention of best carrot cake in Singapore. Still, those living on the East side would be most familiar with one particular Song Zhou Luo Bo Gao, perhaps best known for its black rendition.

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Heavy Heartiness Underscores Tanoshii’s Korean-Japanese flavours

As of late, I’d fortuitously been given chances to indulge in a few assiduously curated omakase dinner experiences. Many of these affairs involved traditional minimally embellished wooden countertops but my latest, Tanoshii, bucks that trend with its raucous brand of Korean-Japanese flavours. Continue reading “Tanoshii”

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Thirty Six Brewlab & Smokehouse welcomes Christmas with a Jovial Sunday Roast Special

Sunday roasts are perhaps one of the most under-represented gems of British cuisine in Singapore. While fish & chips are getting plenty of coverage, only a handful of swanky restaurants indulge in the heartiness of a Sunday roast. Getting in the mood for the festivities, Thirty Sixty Brewlab & Smokehouse are inviting guests to feast over the Christmas weekend with a Sunday roast special on 24 Dec 2022 and 25 Dec 2022.

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Kam Long Curry Fish Head is Every Singaporean’s quintessential comfort hawker food when in JB

When Singaporeans travel to Johor Bahru, there are always a few hotspots that everyone tends to hit up. Be it the trendy minimalist cafes of Mount Austin or the much-better-tasting KFC at City Square, there’s one perpetual hawker haunt that’s constantly on top of itineraries — Kam Long Curry Fish Head.

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Nonette Banh Mi sets up in Singapore at Tiong Bahru Bakery, from Paris with Love

It’s well known that the French can be somewhat uppity when it comes to their proud culinary heritage. Hence it’s no small feat that Nonette, a Parisian Banh Mi deli, has become a huge hit on French home turf.

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Saizeriya: An Inquisition Into The Fine art of Fast Casual Dining

Saizeriya is a household name and an institution of culinary trends, forged from the ground up in 1967 Japan. Originally conceptualised as a family-friendly Western food restaurant, it grew into a remarkably influential house of culinary arts.

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Simple Minimalism and Dainty Cakes Make Pomme one of Singapore’s Chicest new Cafes

Boat Quay is a rather curious place that is bustling with lunch hour spots and after-work drink spots but the cafe ecosystem here is rather weak, as cafes come and go fleetingly — even the local sandwich titans had some trouble with keeping their Cubano shop Onda afloat for long. Though a few cafes have seemingly taken root in the area, one of the promising ones is the new Pomme.

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Chef Drew Nocente’s Cenzo is a POlished Marriage of Italian Homeliness With Modern Australian Quirks

Witnessing one of your favourite restaurants lower its shutters for the last time is never a good feeling and the abrupt demise of Salted & Hung made me quite demoralised. However, Chef Drew extended an olive branch in this bleak year of closings as he set up a new restaurant, Cenzo, along swanky Club Street.

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Section D — A couple’s Love for Cocktails Distilled Into A Home Bar in Quiet Sengkang

I first met Dannon, co-proprietor of Section D with his wife Jamie, during his tenure as Editor of SG Magzine. Built on a wealth of experience at multiple lifestyle magazines, including his new baby Spill Mag, his profound understanding and deep-seated love for all things alcohol are deeply infectious.

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Parliament Brings Groovy Retro American Bar Bustle to Keong Saik

A bar with a name like “Parliament” would probably conjure up mental images of a stately classics bar where a troupe of besuited bartenders were rooted behind the bar while adroitly decanting Martinis into spiffy conical glasses.
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