Asaru Studio @ Pearl’s Hill Terrace, Chinatown – Experiential Retail Experience Embodies the Japanese Ideals of Omotonashi

In a world consumed by ever-changing trends and the pressure to keep up with them, it’s refreshing to see local businesses committed to preserving traditions that have stood the test of time. Asaru Studio quietly opened its doors in Pearl’s Hill Terrace earlier this year, but has been slowly but surely thrust into the spotlight for its Japanese tea and coffee experience, named the Uchi Session ($30)

asaru-studio-matcha-roll-cake

Continue reading

Chunky Lobsters @ orchardgateway, Somerset – Affordable Lobster Rolls with a New Dine-In Concept (Media)

Chunky Lobsters has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a takeaway kiosk in the CBD, now serving up delicious rolls and seafood dishes at its current home in orchardgateway. Regulars at its previous iterations may also notice that its newest dine-in concept now rocks a fully nautical decor inspired by the rustic lobster shacks of New England.

chunky-lobsters-2

Continue reading

La Belle Epoque @ Boat Quay, Raffles Place – Eclectic Contemporary European Cuisine by the River (Media)

Standing for “the golden age” in French, La Belle Epoque is the latest addition to the vibrant riverfront F&B belt that is Boat Quay. Helmed by Chef Firduaz, who brings over a decade’s worth of experience and tutelage from the industry’s best mentors, La Belle Epoque boasts an eclectic take on contemporary European cuisine. 

la-belle-epoque

Continue reading

Indoor Planetarium Campfire Night @ The Secret Patio, Duxton Hill – Whimsical Campfire-Themed Pop-Up

Looking out for last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas? Spend a whimsical evening “under the stars” at The Secret Patio @ Duxton’s Indoor Planetarium Campfire Night, which transforms a beautiful venue into a makeshift camping ground, complete with a galaxy projector that will make you feel as though you are dining amidst flora and fauna. 

the-secret-patio-valentines-campfire-popup

Continue reading