Category: Singapore cafe

Weekend Jazz Brunch at Montreux Jazz Cafe – bubbly while the bubbas play

A long time ago, so long and distant that it seems to be during another totally separate life, I used to pop down to small smoky jazz bars in London a couple of times a year. So, discovering The Jazz Brunch at the Montreux Jazz Cafe Singapore reminded me somewhat of those times. Located at the ground floor of Pan Pacific… Read more →

The Manhattan Fish Market’s New Flaming Platters

We were invited by The Manhattan Fish Market to try out their Flaming Feast of 4 Nations, which are a new series of Flaming Platters inspired by the signature dishes hailing from four familiar countries. Specifically, we tried the Masarap Flaming Platter ($38.95) and the Oishi Ne Flaming Platter ($59.95). Each platter is meant for 2-3 people to share, depending on… Read more →

Sandbank at Parkland Green ECP (with Giveaway!)

We were invited to review Sandbank’s Breakfast Buffet on a Saturday morning. They offer this on weekends and public holidays from 830am – 12 noon, and the early start is perfect for my kids who wake at the crack of dawn. *yawn* It makes for a lovely brunch option too, where you can have a leisurely meal whilst watching the world… Read more →

The Clueless Goat

The Clueless Goat is a little cafe in Novena, located at Goldhill Centre (next to United Square, opposite Novena Square). Apart from its quirky name (a nod to the goat who ‘discovered’ coffee), it has pretty sound ‘cafe credentials’. Its owners used to work at Penny University, and they get their coffee beans from Common Man Coffee Roasters. I’m not… Read more →

Springleaf Prata Place

This is our latest find. The ambience is near zero, but the pratas are a perfect 10. There is an outlet at Upper Thomson Road, and one newly opened at Rail Mall, but the one we visited (photo of shopfront as above) was at Jalan Tua Kong (in the same row of shophouses as Blooie’s, for those familiar with the… Read more →

aeiou cafe

Who would have guessed that, lying within this exterior, is a fantasy land of so much eye candy? I took so many photos and could have gone on all day… The ‘Oriental Antique House’ signboard was actually preserved by the owners from the previous antique shop from the 1970s! Jalan Besar is the new Tiong Bahru, and this ‘old signboard’ tradition… Read more →