LUNA @ Amoy Street, Tanjong Pagar – Delicate Cakes and Sweet Treats in the CBD; Islandwide Delivery at $7

I may be working on the far end of Raffles Place now, but I’ll always be an Amoy Street gal at heart. There’s just something exciting about discovering new local joints in that hood that can’t quite be found anywhere else in Singapore. Arriving at this bustling mecca of local and foreign flavours two months ago was LUNA, a local patisserie chock full of artisanal cakes and other baked goods.

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As you know what they say: no circuit breaker period is gonna stop me from trying new cafes and restaurants beyond the east side of Singapore! Especially with food delivery services making things more convenient for us diners.

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Amò @ Hong Kong Street, Clarke Quay – Authentic Italian Pizzas Cooked in a Wood-Fired Oven; $7 Islandwide Delivery + 25% – 30% Off Orders

You know you’re at a authentic Italian restaurant when your pizzas are baked in a wood-fired oven, and the words “Haiwaiian” and “pineapple” are nowhere to be found on the menu. Situated along Hong Kong Street, a stone’s throw away from Clarke Quay MRT Station, is Amò, a cozy Italian outfit that prides itself on its “labour of love and craftsmanship”.

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1-for-1 Chatterbox and Shisen Hanten Bento @ Mandarin Orchard Singapore, Somerset – Exclusive for DBS/POSB Card Members

If you’ve always wanted to check out Chatterbox and Shisen Hanten at Mandarin Orchard but kept putting it off for one reason or another, now’s your chance! The two renowned restaurants are offering 1-for-1 Signature Bentos for takeaway delivery, exclusively for DBS and POSB card members. 

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At $34 for a set of two Signature Bentos, you can now enjoy the best Mandarin Orchard has to offer without breaking the bank. And best of all, delivery is free for orders totalling $80 and above! 

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Chen’s Mapo Tofu @ OUE Downtown 2, Tanjong Pagar – Japanese-Szechuan Food by Michelin-Starred Chef; Islandwide Delivery Available via Oddle

I had my first taste of Chef Chen Kentaro’s 2-star Japanese-Szechuan cuisine during a media session at Shisen Hanten years ago. And since then, I haven’t been able to get my mind off his melt-in-the-mouth, buttery smooth Mapo Tofu with a spicy kickk

Well, good news for foodies on a non-Michelin budget: you can savour Chef Chen Kentaro’s mouthwatering creations at price-friendly points at Chen’s Mapo Tofu in the heart of Singapore’s central business district, OUE Downtown 2 in Tanjong Pagar! 

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Signature Combo ($12.80)

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