Brown Butter Cafe @ Forum The Shopping Mall – Photogenic Cafe with Avocado-Centric Dishes and Drinks

It’s no secret that I absolutely love anything and everything to do with avocadoes. I love avocado on toast. I love it in a smoothie. And if I could, I would absolutely curl up in an avocado half and sleep in it.

So when Brown Butter, a pastel-themed cafe with avocado and beetroot-centric dishes opened its doors at Forum The Shopping Mall, I knew I had to pay it a visit.

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Brown Butter is the latest foodie venture by the team behind Benjamin Browns and Hana Japanese Restaurant, known for their insanely eye-catching creations like the OTT milkshakes and flying noodles. Expectations were definitely high when we visited.

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MAI 舞 by Dashi Master Marusaya @ Bukit Pasoh Road, Outram Park – Elegant Affordable Omakase (Media)

Fancy Omakase that doesn’t break the bank? MAI 舞 by Dashi Master Marusaya may just be what you’re looking for.

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Located a stone’s throw from Outram Park MRT Station, MAI’s 38-seater premises are housed in an odd-shaped building on Bukit Pasoh Road. From the elegant, wood-themed entrance to the inviting warm lights of the sushi bar and private booths, diners are treated to the feeling of being whisked away to the elegant world of Japanese dining the moment they step in.

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Coyote Ugly Saloon Singapore @ Clarke Quay, River Valley Road – OG Table Top Dancing Bar Lands in Singapore (Media)

Ladies, put on your dancing shoes. The OG American bar with bar-top dancing, Coyote Ugly Saloon has landed in Singapore. Occupying an expansive space in Clarke Quay, Coyote Ugly Saloon is here to bring bar-hoppers the authentic American bar experience, complete with mechanical bull and sizzling ladies turning up the heat on the bar-top.

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BOTAN Japanese Restaurant @ Far East Square, Telok Ayer – Premium Sushi & Classic Japanese Cuisine (Media)

Nestled among the lively, boisterous bars in Far East Square is a traditional Japanese eating establishment by the name of BOTAN Japanese Restaurant. Helmed by Executive Chef Thomas Kok, who spent an extensive period leading several F&B-related ventures in Japan, BOTAN prides itself on serving authentic Japanese dishes that emphasize good-quality ingredients.

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Gather @ Raffles Hotel, City Hall – Kinfolk-esque French Crepe Cafe by the Team Behind PUNCH, Ronin, and The Plain

With the new decade, comes change. As we bade a quiet goodbye to hipster hideout Ronin in January, Raffles Hotel welcomed some a quaint new addition by the same team behind PUNCH and the defunct The Plain.

Simply named Gather, this old-school cafe cum retail space specialises in French-style crepes and galettes, along with a handful of baked goods and coffees.

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Sofi Cafe Pizza by Pasta Brava @ Craig Road, Tanjong Pagar – Quaint Hipster Cafe Serving Pastas, Pizzas, and All-Day Brunch

Tanjong Pagar Conservation Area along Craig Road is home to a number of establishments and eateries, tucked away from its towering, modern-day neighbours in quaint two-storey buildings.

It’s been a long time since I last cafe-hopped in Singapore, and Sofi Cafe Pizza by Pasta Brava seemed an apt place to kick off my food ventures in 2020!

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麥吉 Machi Machi @ Arab Street, Bugis – Jay Chou’s Favourite Bubble Tea Store Lands in Singapore + Full Menu

Taiwanese bubble tea chain and Jay Chou’s  favourite, 麥吉 Machi Machi, has landed in Singapore. With its legendary cream cheese foam and panna cotta milk teas, fans of the Taiwanese pop singer can feel one step closer to him by indulging in the same brand that was featured in his 說好不哭 Won’t Cry music video!

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