Singapore – Northeast


Plane Daze – Café At Jalan Besar Perhaps Still In A Plain Daze

“Sorry, this café is only meant for hotel guests.” We were initially turned away by the hotel receptionist, when Plane Daze was supposedly opened to the public. Every often, we hear stories of young budding entrepreneurs reaching out for their dreams, especially in the aspect of opening a café. The truth is, some succeed, many do not. Making things work can require a combination of good food, ambience, service and the X-factor, but not forgetting marketing, network and perhaps deep pockets. Three important lessons to note: 1) Some do not realise that cooking at home in a kitchen, is......

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Face To Face Noodle House 面对面 - Famous Sarawak Noodles and Pan Mee Eatery At City Square Mall

Face To Face Noodle House 面对面 – Famous Sarawak Noodles and Pan Mee Eatery At City Square Mall

Hands up for those who fancy some comforting Malaysian style Sarawak Kolo Mee and Pan Mee. Face To Face Noodle House 面对面, home to the original Sarawak noodles has arrived in Singapore at City Square Mall. Here’s how successful the noodle chain is: 30 outlets across Malaysia, sold more...

April 12, 2016
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[Closed] Truly Test Kitchen - Hawkerpreneurs Set Up Coffeeshop, Big-Portioned Food At $2, $3.50, $4.50!

[Closed] Truly Test Kitchen – Hawkerpreneurs Set Up Coffeeshop, Big-Portioned Food At $2, $3.50, $4.50!

Updated: Truly Test Kitchen has ceased serving walk-in customers and is now offering delivery-only services. Taxi uncle got lost bringing me to Kampong Ampat, even though he sounded with great confidence of knowledge of its location. I was going to Truly Test Kitchen, which is the Version 2.0 of...

January 22, 2016
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Big Lazy Chop - "Da Lan Pai" Serves Meats With Salted Egg, Milk Butter, Champagne, Coffee Sauces

Big Lazy Chop – “Da Lan Pai” Serves Meats With Salted Egg, Milk Butter, Champagne, Coffee Sauces

Does anyone find the name “Da Lan Pai” 大懶排 mildly offensive? Maybe try saying it in another dialect. I was actually more amused than anything, at the tongue-in-cheek derivation from Hong Kong’s cooked food stalls. “Big Lazy Chop” is the literal translation, and the actual name of this dining...

December 28, 2015
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