Singapore – West


Island Creamery - Ice Cream Cafe Known For Local Flavours, Moves from Serene Centre To Holland Village

The flagship store of Island Creamery has moved from Serene Centre Bukit Timah, to Lor Liput Holland Village. While my friend said that this is his childhood-ice cream, I joked that this is probably my ‘youth-hood’ place. Many days were spent at Serene Centre after schooling, subsequently after work for gatherings over ice cream. Fun times. Island Creamery was opened by “Uncle Stanley”, known for its freshly made ice cream on site, incorporating local flavours of Teh Tarik, Pulut Hitam and Chendol. This was before all the more fanciful ice cream cafes appeared in Singapore. How it started was......

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Monki Café – Under The Radar Taiwanese Café With Lu Rou Fan And Snow Flake Desserts, At Holland Drive

Monki Café – Under The Radar Taiwanese Café With Lu Rou Fan And Snow Flake Desserts, At Holland Drive

You can never quite guess that Monki Café is actually a Taiwanese café in Singapore. (Incidentally, 5 Little Bears at Paya Lebar Square is also a Taiwanese eatery. What’s with the animals?) Monki Café is located at Holland Drive, serving up Taiwanese-Western savoury meals and icy snow flake desserts....

April 11, 2018
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Hong Jjajang 홍짜장 – Jajangmyeon Specialty Shop With Enjoyable Jjamppong And Tangsuyuk, At Tanjong Pagar

Hong Jjajang 홍짜장 – Jajangmyeon Specialty Shop With Enjoyable Jjamppong And Tangsuyuk, At Tanjong Pagar

Korean Chinese cuisine 중화요리 or “Junghwa Yori” 中華料理 seems to be getting traction in Singapore. After Nipong Naepong specialising in Jjamppong has opened in JEM to some fanfare, Hong Jjajang 홍짜장 which signature dishes include Jajangmyeon has arrived at 93 Tanjong Pagar (next to Hokkaido Izakaya). Twins Restaurant at...

April 11, 2018
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NY Night Market 뉴욕야시장 - Popular SEOUL Restaurant Serving International Street Foods Opens In Singapore, At Westgate

NY Night Market 뉴욕야시장 – Popular SEOUL Restaurant Serving International Street Foods Opens In Singapore, At Westgate

The popular NY Night Market 뉴욕야시장 from Seoul has arrived in Singapore at Westgate shopping mall. While it is called a “Night Market”, the Korean fusion restaurant inspired by the cosmopolitan food markets in NYC is opened by day time at 11am. Wait a minute. Before you get too...

April 06, 2018
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Nipong Naepong – 1st Korean Jjamppong Specialty Restaurant In Singapore At JEM [GIVEAWAY $50 Vouchers]

Nipong Naepong – 1st Korean Jjamppong Specialty Restaurant In Singapore At JEM [GIVEAWAY $50 Vouchers]

This is the first Jjamppong specialty restaurant in Singapore. Jjamppong 짬뽕? It is a Korean-Chinese noodle dish in spicy seafood or pork broth usually flavoured with gochutgaru chilli powder. Typically I would see it being served in a Korean-Chinese restaurant alongside Jajangmyeon and Tangsuyuk, but Nipong Naepong has made...

March 21, 2018
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