Marble Slab Creamery

A brand new ice cream café from the US is here with its super premium 14 percent butterfat ice cream and, get this, over 40 different mix‑ins (things you can mix into your ice cream). Done the traditional way with a frozen granite slab, this is one creamery that promises to serve up the freshest […]

The Mussel Guys Cafe

Much like its VivoCity outlet, this surf‑and‑turf restaurant offers seafood like mussels, prawns and calamari; and meats such as chicken and steak in a casual environment. Check out their “Musselicious Main Courses,” and the yummy Belgium mussels lightly sautéed with butter and white wine.

Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin

Specializing in tonkatsu (breaded pork cutlet), Ginza Bairin was established in 1927; and was the first tonkatsu restaurant in Ginza. It was the first to offer the wildly popular “bite‑size katsu,” special tonkatsu sauce and the delicious katsu sandwich.

Itacho Sushi

Set up by Hong Kong’s Taste of Japan Group, Itacho (which means “chief chef” in Japanese) imports its ingredients fresh from Tsukiji fish market, Hokkaido and Kyushu. The selling point here is clear: just “first class food at a low price” in the form of top‑class handmade sushi and Japanese food. Like your fish firm, […]

Go India Express

The guys behind Ivory Indian Kitchen & Lounge Bar and Go India have rolled out this new concept that provides authentic Indian nosh like kebabs, tikka masalas, curries, briyanis, naans, breads, rotis and lassis that you can eat on‑the‑go.

Fruit Frolic

Opening its second outlet here after its first at Bukit Panjang Plaza, Fruit Frolic is a juice bar that uses cold‑pressing—a more nutritious method of juicing fruits and vegetables. The end result: super healthy drinks filled with live enzymes and nutrients that also boast no added sugar, additives or preservatives.

Dunkin’ Donuts

Returned to local shores after a long hiatus, Dunkin’ Donuts is where you can dig into donuts in a gazillion flavors, plus sandwiches, special drinks and coffee to accompany the sweet bread.

Burger King

Forget your old impressions of this burger joint. This 2,012 sq. ft. restaurant is decked out in funky shades of black, red and white, and an industrial‑looking interior. The place is even equipped with personalized sound zones for your iPod. Expect new salads (try the grilled chicken garden salad) and top‑quality espresso coffee; and even […]

1 Caramel

1 Caramel is a cute café and desserts place located just outside The Cathay. Helmed by Chef Rafaie Kee (formerly from Reif +James), there are savories to be had here too, but it’s really the desserts that are stealing the limelight. Take your time to gawk at the daily selection available in a large glass […]

Nolboo Hangari Galbi

Fans of Korean food and culture have a new hangout in Nolboo, which specializes in Korean dishes like bibimbab and hangari galbi (grilled barbeque dishes). The cooking method here is unique—it makes use of traditional Korean earthen jars to marinate the meat in order to enhance its taste.