25 degrees

25 Degrees Is A Gem That Occassionally Makes the Best DamnED Burger in Singapore

I’d just come to terms with my frightening rate of ageing, as I sit here writing this introduction. Damn, my first visit to 25 Degrees was in 2016 when I still sussing out Singapore’s busy food scene and before Indulgentism was even an idea in my head. Continue reading “25 Degrees Singapore”

yeastside farrer park review

Yeast side Farrer Park is a day drinker’s dream with Sourdough Pizza & $10 Happy Hour Pints

Having been a regular at Yeast Side’s quaint hideout at King Albert Park, it was exciting to step into the spanking new Farrer Park outlet for the first time. This new space is as lively, unpretentious, and inviting — a trademark of the cafe, which also doubles as a craft beer bar.

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best french food keong saik

LouLou is Casual French Dining Done Affordably and Done Beautifully 

The general perception of French cuisine is one of opulence and class, and one of Haute Cuisine. The French culinary canon transcends these misattributed confines — homely food is just as integral to the French as they are to the Italians. Amongst a wave of casual French dining restaurants popping up all over Singapore, LouLou is perhaps one of the most underrated.

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tanuki raw blue burger

Rediscovering Tanuki Raw at NDC through Creative new Blue Burger

Tanuki Raw is a name that probably draws out many memories for anyone who was a student in the 2010s. We’re talking about a brand that used to be synonymous with affordable Japanese rice bowls in Singapore, after all.

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guriru singapore review

Smoky Japanese Grill Retreat at Guriru, Teppei’s new Poolside Concept

Singapore has a longstanding romance with scenic dining. Photogenic al fresco hideouts command a lot of popularity, as sumptuous views of the skyline and the sea draw in crowds looking to bask in beauty. Newcomer Guriru however, provides a different kind of scenic ambience.

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kinou restaurant review

KInou is a quaint Restaurant at Keong Saik DigGing into Basque Cuisine’s French Roots

An utterance of “Basque food” to the average Singaporean would probably elicit a response of “oh, creamy molten burnt cheesecake right?”  And then get showered in quizzical stares as you go on about the culture-rich Basque regions of Spain and perhaps even more eyebrows raised when you dive into its Southern France territory, and that’s Kinou’s prime directive — a conduit to the magnificent flavours of the region.

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omu nomu singapore review

Unadulterated Modern Japanese Fun at omu Nomu’s Cosy Sake Bar Space

An “authentic” Izakaya experience almost certainly entails a few things — comforting and gratifying bites, carafes of sake, and rowdy Japanese salarymen. But what if you want a different kind of Izakaya service? You visit Omu Nomu.

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gone rogue brewing review

Gone Rogue Brewing Brews Up Whimsical Flavoured Craft Beer in Bukit Batok

In the most unlikely of places, somewhere in Bukit Batok, there’s a craft beer gem hidden deep beneath. The place is Le Quest Mall and the gem? It’s Gone Rogue Brewing, a craft beer bar that makes its own unique brews.

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club street wine room fried chicken

Club Street Wine Room is Andrew Walsh’s Whimsical Take on Bougie Wine Bars

Singapore has been graced by an inundation of wine bars, as countless groovy, cutting-edge concepts streamed in. Eventually, even Michelin-Starred chefs joined the fray — like fusion maestro Rishi Naleendran’s Fool Wine Bar and Andrew Walsh‘s Club Street Wine Room.

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io italian osteria singapore review

IO Italian Osteria is Singapore’s Most Beloved Affordable Italian Joint

Just a short walk from Hillview MRT will lead you to a rather overlooked mall you probably never knew existed. As you inch toward it, you’ll catch a glimpse of signage with two letters “IO” emblazoned on it — that’s IO Italian Osteria, one of Singapore’s most beloved but still paradoxically under-the-radar Italian restaurants. Continue reading “IO Italian Osteria”