tigerlily patisserie pink guava & pear review

Tigerlily Patisserie & The Simple Artistry of Maxine Ngooi’s Desserts

The craft of a patissier is an artful calling where even the most understated pieces demand finesse. If fastidious ratios and intricate plating are points of appeal, then Tigerlily Patisserie’s resplendent creations will certainly make your heart skip a beat.

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supperman review

Supperman Speakeasy & Grill is the New Katong Date Spot for Flame-Grilled Meat Lovers

Joo Chiat is a street that truly only bursts into life when the sun goes down and the lights turn on. Joining this nocturnal street is an aptly named Supperman Speakeasy & Grill, a grill concept where the common man can let up after a hard day’s work.

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233 banh mi

233 Banh Mi — does Katong’s OG Banh Mi Hotspot Live up to the hype?

The Joo Chiat stretch is probably one of the most prolific neighbourhoods for Vietnamese food. The street is littered with numerous authentic eateries including one of the most classic spots for Vietnamese sandwiches in Singapore, 233 Banh Mi.

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la bottega enoteca singapore

La Bottega Enoteca Showcases immaculate Pizza dough making — Both Pillowy and Crispy

As simple as Pizza sounds, pizza making is undoubtedly a finesse decided by the finest margins through control of the gluten and taming of the woodfire. It’s a kind of exquisite artistry that, despite its humble roots, Singapore has a shortage of — but if discerning gourmands have a favourite establishment to flock to for pizza, it has to be La Bottega Enoteca.

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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”

Good Intentions has good vibes & $3 coffee for chill brunches and craft beer for fun nights

With a deluge of new cafes popping up all over the trendy hood of Katong, it’s become a cafe-hopping haven of sorts as of late. Joining the fray is another new entrant Good Intentions, who provide a unique edge over the motley of IG-worthy brunch spots in the area. Continue reading “Good Intentions”

petit pain croissant review

Petit Pain might have one of the scariest queues in Singapore, but are the croissants worth it?

Nestled in a quaint and unassuming shop space in Katong, Petit Pain produces some of the most popular pastries in Singapore. Alas, with their secluded location and the excruciating queues, have you wondered if they are worth the pain? Quite possibly so. 

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micro bakery is a Small Artisan Dream with tremendous heart

Micro Bakery was a relative newcomer that quickly already solidified its stature in the artisan bakery scene in the span of a year. Sourdough is ubiquitous in Singapore right now, used in all manners of dough including pizza dough  — and this humble bakery was one of the trailblazers.