Sushi Tei

We like this Sushi Tei branch for its floor-to-ceiling window that offers a view of busy Orchard Turn. Tear yourself away from the sushi conveyor belt and feast on a la carte items such as hotate miso mayonnaise (baked scallops with miso paste), tender teriyaki steak, and, for dessert, vanilla ice cream encased in a […]


The signs were good at a recent lunch visit to Capricci. Foremost among these: The room had several tables of patrons who were conversing with restaurateurs Massimo Aquaro and Pietro Aprigliano in Italian. Always good when the right ethnic types flock to a new ethnic restaurant. Our greeting was professional and efficient and we were […]

L’entrepot Bistrot

In French, entrepot means “warehouse” but there is nothing warehouse-like about L’entrepot Bistrot. Its moodily lit interior, coupled with the rich autumnal palette and various French paraphernalia, makes it more cute than industrial. The focus here is on traditional bistro fare and as any chef will tell you, it’s the simple things that are the […]


After the closure of Fre(n)sh, this new deli café has sprung up. Its name (which refers to the sense of gratitude that one feels when receiving a gift) was an apt one, as I did feel grateful for Kimochi’s presence in the mall after the tasting. The food’s good, healthy and reasonably priced, and the […]