Handmade Pasta Bliss at Forma, Helmed By Renowned Home Chef of Ben Fatto 95

There is a certain romanticism to handmaking pasta. The push and pull when you knead the dough. The tactile euphoria of tracing your fingers over supple rolled-out sheets. The limitless satisfaction of moulding them into intricate shapes. And there’s perhaps no individual more familiar with the art of handmade pasta in Singapore than the man handmaking the pasta at the new Forma in Joo Chiat. Continue reading “Forma”

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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”

Does Tipo Pasta Bar Really have the “Best Affordable Pasta in Singapore”?

Tipo Pasta Bar is perhaps one of the biggest sensations on Instagram, especially amongst the younger crowd. Countless plaudits have been given about how this casual pasta joint has some of the best affordable pasta you can get in Singapore. Continue reading “Tipo Pasta Bar”

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Flavourful Mee Goreng & Authentic Indonesian Classics at Fangko Coffee

Looking for the heartiest Indonesian flavours that would make even a native sweat from the heat? Then Fangko Coffee at Clarke Quay is the perfect place for you — they have spice levels that go from a harmless level 1 to tongue-searing 12. Continue reading “Fangko Coffee”

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Come for the Crazy Rich Paella at Esquina’s Quaint Spanish Casa

A sharp turn around the corner from popular gelato parlour Apiary will lead you straight into the bougie enclave of Keong Saik. While strutting into the hood, the first thing that grabs your attention will be the striking vermillion-hued canopy strewn along the white walls of Esquina. Continue reading “Esquina”

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Philippines Sensation Raging Bull Burgers Pops Up in Singapore

Shake Shack, Five Guys, In-N-Out Burger — iconic names that stirred up plenty of furor amongst Singaporeans. It’s simple, burgers are a universal language and any acclaimed brand will draw plenty of attention. While not quite in the same ballpark, a Philippines favourite has also landed in Singapore, as Raging Bull Burgers stars in a pop-up atop Hotel Jen. Continue reading “Raging Bull Burgers Singapore”

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A Sumptuous Pasta Affair with Caffe Fernet’s Spectacular Marina View

The spectacular sight of the Marina Bay Sands has become a common fixture in our dining scene, adding some majesty to many restaurants’ mise-en-scene. But there’s a touch of elegance to the cul-de-sac at Collyer Quay that Caffe Fernet rests on, making it feel like a charming unwinding spot. Continue reading “Caffe Fernet”

Sandwich Maestros Park Bench Deli Reinvented as A Snazzy Brunch Spot

Park Bench Deli has long staked a claim as the best sandwich maker in Singapore, creating beloved icons such as their Pastrami and Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwiches that have etched their mark on the cafe scene. 

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Next Level Sushi Presentation at Takeshi-San

You have to set yourself apart as an affordable sushi place, in this local market that’s crowded with great Japanese joints. New opening Takeshi-San does just that with its presentation (or “gimmick” as some would say).

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a sticky situation singapore review

A skewer bar born out of a sticky situation

This relatively new establishment was conceived to meet the unfortunate covid restrictions. as an offshoot of KTV lounge Illuzion at Tanjong Pagar. The name is a quirky double entendre — it’s a stick-focused bar, born from a sticky situation.

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