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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Wala Pizza is A Pizza Home dining Sanctuary in the Singapore Heartlands

A misconception that many have is that you can only get good pizzas in a fancy restaurant. Considering its humble origins in the austere Napoli purlieus, that shouldn’t be the status quo. Amidst a wave of swanky artisan pizzerias, it’s refreshing to see Wala Pizza bringing the homely carbs back to its roots, straight out of a home oven.  Continue reading “Wala Pizza”

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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”

California Republic Delivers Hearty Socal Italian Flavours to Singapore

Despite being the interconnected metropolis it is, there are still certain cuisines that are scantly featured in Singapore. One of those is Californian cuisine where only a rare few restaurants like Rosemead fly that grizzly bear insignia high. Joining the fray though, is a newly opened California Republic bringing the California dream to Singapore.

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15 Underrated Places for Kaya Toast in Singapore That Aren’t Ya Kun

Kaya toast is a local classic that best represents all of Singaporeans’ experiences growing up — the quintessential Singaporean breakfast is kaya toast. This unassuming crowd-pleaser has already been enshrined in the pantheon of hawker classics as one of the most widely-known food items. 

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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”

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Best Artisan Pizza Joints in Singapore For Decadent & Smoky Crusts

Just years ago, many Singaporeans’ favourite pizza was Pizza Hut’s Hawaiian Pizza but our Artisan Pizza scene has been on a roll in recent years, growing faster than ever as the best artisan pizza joints in Singapore start getting the recognition they deserve.

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Griglia is an Italian Grill With surprisingly Stunning Hand-made Pasta

Open fire is hot right now in Singapore, red hot. Following luminaries like Burnt Ends, a new wave of impressive torchbearers has emerged. These range from Griglia, a new Mod Italian concept opened last year, to the swanky Californian dream of Rosemead, Jigger & Pony’s vogueish new Californian grill-centred restaurant. Continue reading “Griglia”

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Braci Puts Up A Moving Display of Modern Italian Artistry

It’s December of 2021, a year marked with a personal mission to seek out the best pasta in Singapore. With a spate of pasta bar openings, there are many overly hyped disappointments hiding amongst them. That’s why I found myself at Braci, an Italian outfit applauded for its modern sensibilities even by contemporaries in Italy itself, with high hopes of finishing my pasta quest on a high. Continue reading “Braci”