Time & Flow Champagne

Champagne bar, wine shop, and restaurant all rolled into one, Time & Flow Champagne in the basement of Scotts Square is an ideal place to, indeed, let time flow. This intimate 24-seater is elegantly furnished with a touch of rustic charm thanks to a homely brick-wall feature and walk-in wine cellar. With an emphasis on […]


Many local diners are familiar with saba (mackerel) in Japanese cuisine through the famous grilled saba dish found in most izakaya. But not many are aware that the fish can actually be prepared in myriad ways and even eaten fresh as sashimi. Here is where two-month-old restaurant Sabar comes in. Decked in inviting shades of […]

Japanese Dining Ooi

A decade old, this hidden gem of a Japanese kaiseki restaurant remains tucked in a nondescript corner of Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre, frequented by those in the know and regulars who have followed chef Koichi Oi throughout his nearly 17-year culinary career in Singapore. The restaurant keeps its decoration and furnishing to a […]

Sandaime Mikoto Singapore

The interiors of Sandaime Mikoto Singapore might be small–the narrow place seats only eight at the counter and six at dining table at the far end of the restaurant–but it is full of character, with quintessential Japanese accents like daily specials hung on cardboard plaques, mixed with quirky touches like squeaky rubber chickens hung over […]

Niku Katsumata

This new entrant to the Duxton Road enclave specializes in yakiniku and imports its high quality beef from Kagoshima and Kumamoto. The dinner-only restaurant has a compact menu that comprises two set courses—each has a soup, appetizer, sashimi, salad, tongue, meat platter, rice/noodle dish, and dessert, while the larger option has an additional sukiyaki course. […]