Snippets: New and Buzzing Singapore Restaurants in May 2017

New Restaurants

The ever changing dining scene of Tras Street has seen another new opening recently, the few weeks’ old Birders is a Japanese Yakitori and Grills restaurant with a strong focus on dishing out grills from the different parts of a chicken. The long shophouse setting of Birders has a casual and modern vibe, unlike the traditional rowdy and smoky impression we have of Yakitori bars and Izakayas. And hopefully you get to meet the actor-turned entrepreneur behind this restaurant, Adam Chen. [Read more here…]
Address: 55 Tras St Singapore 078994

Flying Monkey
Flying Monkey focus itself in delivering pan-Indian food in a more casual setting, yet not compromising in quality as with their kitchen crew assembled from the top fine dining Indian restaurants in Singapore. Completing the casual vibe, Flying Monkey gets a full-fledged bar, manned by famous bartender, Kannan aka The Beard – previously with Buyan, Cufflink Club and LongChim. For the occasional cravings for Indian food, and if you are looking for a more relaxing chill-out restaurant, Flying Monkey will be amongst the options. [Read more here…]

Make your reservation instantly at Flying Monkey here.
Address: 67 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199480

Song Garden Chinese Restaurant
Located at Mercure Singapore Bugis, Song Garden Chinese Restaurant is one of the newest Cantonese restaurant to open in town. We came with high expectations, especially after learning that both Executive Chefs hail from Hong Kong with many years of culinary experiences. The interior of Song Garden is modern, which we feel the ambience is a good balance of formal and casual dining. [Read more here…]
Address: Mercure Singapore Bugis, 122 Middle Road, #02-01, Singapore 188973

Song Kee Fishball Noodles
When it closed abruptly last year at its Upper Serangoon Road outlet, it took many by surprise. Indeed, we have to confess that we didn’t even have the chance to visit its previous outlet after hearing the rave reviews from friends. Finally, it has made a comeback last month, and has opened at 128 Tembeling Road in Katong. The best part of the bowl we had is undoubtedly the handmade ‘herh keow’ – make very sure you order more servings of this. [Read more here…]
Address: 128 Tembeling Road, Singapore 423638

Buzzing Restaurants

D9 Cakery at Hilton Singapore launched new Saturday High Tea Buffet
When we found out that Hilton Singapore has launched a new Saturday High Tea at D9 Cakery, we didn’t harbour high expectations. We were glad the experience turned out to be quite overwhelming. At S$41++ per person, we concluded that this must be one of the most value for money high tea in Singapore at the moment. There is a good mix of savoury and sweet treats (we’ll get to that shortly), in addition to the unlimited servings of TWG Tea selections (there are ten flavours available such as Darjeeling, Chamomile and Earl Grey) or coffee options. [Read more here…]
Address: Lobby Level, Hilton Singapore, 581 Orchard Road, Singapore 238883

Hearth & Heat at The Carvery
From 1 April to 30 June 2017, The Carvery at Park Hotel Alexandra has a special meats installation coined Hearth & Heat, where the predominately meat buffet spread will feature its signature meats and dishes such as the Argentinian Ribeye steak over its new Argentinian Grill.
Address: Level 7, Park Hotel Alexandra, 323 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159972

Hai Tien Lo at Pan Pacific Singapore introduces authentic Fujian Delicacies this May
Guest Chef Raymond Hu from Pan Pacific Xiamen wil be at the kitchen of Hai Tien Lo from 5 to 14 May 2017 to introduce some of the signature Fujian delicacies, with these special menus and dishes being available until 31 May 2017. Some of the highlights on the special menu include the Tong’an Pan-fried crab, Traditional DOuble-boiled Buddha Jumps Over The Wall and Boiled Baby Oysters with Winter Melon and Pepper. Our favourite of the lot is the crab, where it is lightly seasoned with salt, Chinese Wine and egg yolk, before being pan-fried over slow fire.

Make your reservation instantly at Hai Tien Lo here. Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595

Mandarin Oriental’s Italian restaurant, Dolce Vita, reopens with a brand new look
The new look takes on a palette of browns and neutral tones that exudes a sophisticated and chic vibe. Also, the restaurant regales guests with picturesque views of the city’s skyline on the outdoor alfresco area, which leads to the patio and stylish pool area, as ample sunlight streams through the elegant floor-to- ceiling windows. Befitting of the space, the menu features authentic Italian fare reinterpreted with creativity, passion and finesse by Chef Marco Manocchio.
Address: 5 Raffles Ave, Marina Square, Singapore 039797

Manhattan at Regent Singapore celebrates 3rd Birthday with brand new menu
Manhattan bar at Regent Singapore remains one of our close favourite over the years with its sleek and classy New York City ambience and on point cocktails and bar bites. The restaurant and bar just turned three years old last month, and is set to introduce the ‘Eras of New York’ menu come 8 May – 5 eras, 18 food offerings and 20 delicious craft cocktails. From the likes of Plantation Pineapple Rum to Rutte Gin, some of the cocktails will be served in exquisite John Jenkins glassware – the first Hotel bar in Singapore to carry the range.

Make your reservation instantly at Manhattan here.Address: 1 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249715

Raffles Holland V welcomes new concepts to its basement – Taste Singapore
Taste Singapore is a brand new retail and dining concept by the team before Swiss Butchery and Frisch Seafood. Sprawling over a space of 6000 square feet, Taste welcomes shoppers to a world of international gourmet delights with its farm to table concept, bringing together a grocery with the freshest produce from around the world, and two dining outlets to serve up the tastiest way of enjoyment. Sens offers Japanese Izakaya style dining while Otto Deli’s Fresh offers casual European dining highlighting the best of the ingredients from Taste.
Address: Raffles Holland V, 110 Holland Avenue, Level Basement, Singapore 278997

La Brezza welcomes new Chef de Cuisine Chef Armando Aristarco
Located at The St. Regis Singapore, the new Chef de Cuisine at LaBrezza brings with him a new revamped menu with a focus on Southern Italian dishes. Interestingly, Chef Armando has a three key components principle in conceptualising his dishes, with highlights such as the Duck Breast with Apple Compote and Rosemary Gastrique, Paccheri with Pork Collar Ragout and Crispy Onion and his signature Boston Lobster with Panzanella Salad and Burrata Cheese. Choose from the ala carte menu or go for the 6-courses Degustation Experience.

Make your reservation instantly at LaBrezza here.
Address: 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247911


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