51 tras review

New Tanjong Pagar Cafe 51 Tras is a Flourishing Collective of Creative Energy 

Nestled along a bustling lane, Just a stone’s throw away from Tanjong Pagar MRT, you’ll find a verdant panelled door at 51 Tras Street that leads inward into a spacious, industrial space. A space where, as you pass through the door arch, you can feel the distinct rumblings of electronic music vibrating through your body.

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epigram book cafe review

Balestier Market Collective Provides Epigram Books, Specialty Coffee & Kaya Toast

Despite the name, you’d find that Balestier Market Collective isn’t located in the Balestier neighbourhood — or a location bearing any semblance to a market. In fact, this speciality coffee bar is actually hidden within the uppity vicinage of SAM at Tanjong Pagar.

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enishi review

Michelin-Awarded Enishi Is Singapore’s Ultimate Ramen Hidden Gem

In the most unlikely of places, on the second storey of International Plaza, you chance across one of the most authentic Japanese Ramen-Ya. This small nine-seater is Enishi, one of Singapore’s best-kept ramen secrets — compact but supremely cosy. Continue reading “Enishi Ramen”

kyo kohee matcha

Zen Japanese COffee Takeaway Kiosk Kyo Kohee brews up Sublimely balanced Matcha Latte

A diminutive corner shop awash in a spectrum of gentle whites and cream, tucked away under one of the pervasive skyscrapers of Tanjong Pagar — that’s KYO Kohee, a new cafe providing a small pocket of minimalist tranquillity amidst the speed of CBD life.

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the store singapore happy hour

Intimate vibes & Crazy $11 Happy Hour AT The Store, bEST vALUE Bar IN Singapore

As you stroll along Neil Road, you’d chance upon a non-descript shopfront, dominated by a slate-grey facade, a simple monochrome sign, and a mysterious blue door. The only indication of what’s inside is an ambiguous decal, “The Store”, and a placard affixed on an easel with “$11 appetisers and cocktails” stamped on it. Continue reading “The Store”

kamoshita review singapore

Kamoshita, an Authentic hidden gem making the best Oden in Singapore

How often do you remember a meal from five years ago? Especially one that was relatively affordable in a cosy Izakaya that not many people know about? For me, not many meals —even the most opulent ones— inspire that kind of indelible nostalgia but surprisingly Kamoshita, a quaint little sake bar in Tanjong Pagar, engraved a deep impression on my tastebuds.

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restaurant euphoria review

Restaurant Euphoria is like a Tasteful Tour Through Works of Culinary Art

I stopped outside a pair of hefty wooden doors along Tanjong Pagar — rustic, brown, and not all that enticing. I had arrived for my lunch tasting menu at Restaurant Euphoria, recently christened No. 41 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Expectations were running high. My heart was swelling with anticipation.

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griglia review

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”