Myeongdong District @ Fortune Centre, Middle Road – Authentic Korean Street Food That Doesn’t Burn A Hole In Your Wallet

The K-wave is showing no signs of slowing down, with various Korean-themed eateries and Korean-inspired cafes popping up as of late. If you’re craving an authentic Korean street food experience, Myeongdong District – not to be confused with the iconic shopping and fashion belt – recently set up shop in Fortune Centre

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Like its neighbours, Myeongdong District sports a barebones interior with cozy tables set amidst a bright orange backdrop. A K-pop track playing in the background would definitely add to the “Korean street food stall” atmosphere. The eatery cum takeaway kiosk is operated by a pair of young gentlemen who prepare every dish to order. 

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Menbaka Fire Ramen Singapore @ Cineleisure Orchard, Somerset – Faithful Replication of the Iconic Kyoto Fire Ramen?

If you’ve always been curious about Kyoto’s iconic Menbaka Fire Ramen but never got to try it (for obvious reasons), they have opened their first and only international outlet in Cineleisure Orchard

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While I’m personally skeptical about how well overseas food concepts, particularly Japanese, translate to local palates, curiosity got the better of me when I saw it was relatively empty one late weekend afternoon. 

So, how does Singapore’s take on Menbaka Fire Ramen compare to the OG outlet in Kyoto

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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.

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