Another revamped hotel restaurant, Jade is now managed by the hotel instead of Tung Lok Group—with Chef de Cuisine Leong Chee Yeng at the helm. A classy, earth-toned restaurant with high ceilings and graceful bamboo plants, Jade has a sophisticated vibe. During a weekend dinner, the polite wait staff told us we could opt for […]

Georges Mad Bar & Grill

For eight years this friendly neighborhood bar and grill has been a part of the lively Siglap dining scene, and outlasted many other establishments nearby. Now with a backpackers’ hostel upstairs, Georges is a place where both locals and travelers come for the wide range of beer, hearty meat and seafood grills, mains and solid […]

Edogawa Teppanyaki

With its highly Harajuku-friendly theme, we thought we’d get a decent Japanese meal here. How wrong we were. While the menu had a good variety, with many options for teppanyaki, sushi and sashimi—as well as tempura a la cartes and sets, the actual meal was poorly executed. Only the teppanyaki codfish ($18.80) was good—crispy on […]

Altazzag Egyptian Restaurant

Haji Lane has always been a hideaway for a slew of cool, quirky shops and nestled amid this beat is Altazzag. A word of caution though: If you intend to drop by please do so in T-shirt and shorts, because this halal eatery has no air-con, only ceiling fans. Still, despite the buckets we sweated […]