HAYO Handcrafted Yogurt Bar Japan Autumn Season Special @ Middle Road, Bugis – Japanese Inspired Flavours While Stocks Last (Media)

While Singapore isn’t host to the typical four seasons of spring, summer, autumn, and winter, flavour geniuses at restaurants and eateries across the island sure make it easy to enjoy seasonal goodies and flavours all the same. In light of the leaves turning and temperatures dipping over in Japan, Hayo Handcrafted Yogurt Bar has released a Japan Autumn Season Special which works classic Japanese flavours into its 100% Australian handcrafted yogurt smoothies.

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MEME Xpress @ Toa Payoh HDB Hub, Toa Payoh – Mediacorp Veteran Actor Chen Shucheng Brings Popular Malaysian Bubble Tea Brand to Singapore (Media)

A new bubble tea player has come to town. MEME Xpress, a popular Malaysian brand known for its fruity yogurt drinks and cute, palm-sized cups, opened its first store in none other than Toa Payoh HDB Hub, home to an already bustling scene of bubble tea shops. At the helm of its Singapore franchise is none other than Mediacorp veteran actor Chen Shucheng, who himself has dipped his toes in F&B management in between his acting stints!

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Korio @ Far East Square, Telok Ayer – Grilled Sandwiches and New York Inspired Brioche Donuts

A fairly new entrant to Far East Square, Korio has been taking Singapore’s F&B scene by storm with its mouthwatering grilled sandwiches and New York inspired brioche doughnuts.

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On my first visit to Korio’s hole-in-the-wall sized kiosk one weekend afternoon, nearly all sandwiches were sold out, and the display case was wiped clean of doughnuts. It took me another visit, also early on a weekday, to finally score those legendary sweets. Looking at the large crowd and 1-hour waiting times, one could easily forget that eating out ever took a hit from 2020’s coronavirus pandemic!

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Kiroi Freshly Baked Cheesecake @ Bukit Merah Lane, Queensway – Jiggly Japanese Cheesecakes Baked Fresh in the Heartlands

When it comes to cheesecake, no one does it quite like the Japanese. Soft, fluffy, and jiggly – these cloud-like darlings are lightly-flavoured, and don’t make you feel too guilty for indulging in a little post-meal sweets.

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While chain bakeries pop up relentlessly across Singapore, Kiroi Freshly Baked Cheesecake goes against the grain by staying true to their humble roots as a small-scale bakery.

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Nasty Cookie @ Funan Mall, City Hall – Chunky Cookies with Decadent Flavours; Free Delivery for Orders $30 and Above

will.i.am once sang, “I like them big, I like them chunky”, and the same couldn’t ring more true for me and my cookies. The chunkier the better, and if they come with an oozing centre, even better!

In the two years since it launched online, Nasty Cookie has added many accolades under its belt, the biggest of it being its first takeout kiosk at Funan Mall in City Hall. The self-proclaimed first ever NY-style gourmet cookie is known for its decadent toppings and crumbly dough made with about 15 – 20% less sugar, so you can indulge your cookie cravings without the calorie-laden guilt trip that comes with it.

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