Manpuku Japanese Gourmet Town

Tampines 1 boasts a multitude of Japanese stores like a sake shop, a Japanese department, the‑much‑talked‑about Uniqlo and Manpuku—a mega food hall that brings together 10 of Japan’s established names in food. The restaurant was teeming with people waiting to get in when we dropped by one Sunday evening for dinner. Nervous‑looking staff were giving […]

Bakerzin | Tampines 1

Most Singaporeans are familiar with Bakerzin, but the chain has opened a new, already popular outlet at this new mall. Along with that, it has launched a brand‑new menu at all its outlets islandwide—along with a sleek, thick menu that looks like a magazine, all filled with glossy pictures. Try the yummy potato and leek […]

Casa do Churrasco Brazil

Eastern dwellers can now hang out at this new Brazilian steakhouse in Katong Village, the brainchild of three female owners (one of whom is Fabiane Braga, the owner of Espirito Santo). Pick out appetizers like sliced rump beef, chicken croquettes, pasta with mushrooms and ham, quail egg salad, Brazilian fish stew, mixed vegetables mayonnaise salad […]

Patisserie Glacé

This little Japanese cake shop has been creating a storm ever since it opened in late 2008. The shop is helmed by Chef Yamashita, who has over 20 years of experience, and has been reeling in Japanese natives and locals for its fresh, tasty desserts made without any baking powder, stabilizers or preservatives. Once you […]