Grain Traders at Raffles Place

Finally got to try this healthy eatery during a spontaneous lunch meeting with a dear friend and I can’t wait to return again!

The queue extended almost to the entrance when we arrived close to 1pm and there were tissues and work passes choping all available tables. I had no clue the eatery was very long or I might have not queued, but fortunately I continued waiting (: It is worth the wait if you have good company.

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Teppei Omakase at Orchid Hotel

The popular Teppei serves only omakase in a small restaurant space at Orchid Hotel. The open kitchen takes up the bulk of the space and diners sit around a counter where they can watch the chefs at work.
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Island Cafe reopens at Tangs Orchard

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The new Island Cafe at Tangs Orchard is a beautiful green(-walled) oasis in the heart of town. A friend suggested meeting there as it just finished renovating and I was surprised while going up the escalator to the fourth floor that there was even The Providore in the building! (This is what happens when you head straight for the kitchenware section in the basement all the time.)

The revamped cafe serves mainly local and regional dishes and is beautifully lit, with the floor-to-ceiling windows letting in a lot of natural light. It is quiet and inviting, a nice spot for a break in between shopping or a lazy weekend brunch.

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The Short on Luxe in Keong Saik

Luxe Sydney’s first overseas restaurant-bar opened earlier this year in Keong Saik Road. Serving Australian food with a Singapore twist, the place is beautifully done up and seems more like a friend’s home than an eatery.

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