Snippets: New and Buzzing Singapore Restaurants in October 2018


New Restaurants

Beef Sukiyaki Don Keisuke
The latest and fifteenth concept of Keisuke Takeda brings together two favourites – Beef Sukiyaki and Gyu Don. Basically, the Beef Sukiyaki Don combines Beef Sukiyaki and a Gyu Don concept into one, where you can simply decide between the US Prime Beef or Japanese Wagyu Yonezawa Beef. The affordable option, the Beef Sukiyaki Don (S$13.90) gets served using US Prime Beef Chunk Eye Roll, while you can also go luxe with the Kiwami Wagyu Sukiyaki Don (S$29.90) which uses Yonezawa A4 Beef. [Read more here…]Address: 11 Kee Seng Street, #01-01, Onze @ Tanjong Pagar, Singapore 089218

Mo & Jo Sourdough Burgers
Located at Greenwood Avenue, Mo & Jo Sourdough Burgers is a causal dining concept by the same team behind Baker & Cook and Plank Sourdough Pizza. There is a strong emphasis on its daily-baked sourdough buns from Baker & Cook for all the burgers, which Mo & Jo offers a wide variety of options to choose from. Some of the popular choices on the menu include the ‘Holy Smoke’ – beef patty, smoked bacon, caramelized onion, house mayo and BBQ sauce; ‘Naughty CCC’ – crumbed and fried chicken breast, camembert cheese and cranberry sauce; ‘The Barra’ – barramundi, lemon and caper mayo, tomato relish; or the New Zealand inspired ‘Classic Kiwi’ – a beef patty, beetroot, fried egg, cheddar, house mayo and mustard. [Read more here…]
Address: 8 Greenwood Avenue, Singapore 289198

Founded in Los Angeles, California, the first Fatburger opened in Kinex Mall (ex One KM), with a casual fast food setting. Beef Patties at Fatburger are made from 80% lean meat and 20% fats, and the meats are always chilled, never frozen meats. Go for the single patty burger, The Original (S$7.90, Set at S$11.90). The burger comes with standard toppings including Mayo, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickles, Onions, Relish, Mustard, Patty, and Bun. [Read more here…]
Address: 11 Tanjong Katong Road, #01-70, Kinex Mall (aka One KM), Singapore 437157

Three Buns Quayside
Potato Head opened their second branch of Three Buns in Singapore at Robertson Quay. Except for its signature Baby Huey and Smokin’ B-Boy Burgers, all other 6 burgers at Three Buns Quayside are exclusively available only at this branch. For non-beef eaters, Three Buns has you covered with their chicken and and vegetarian burger options. And for weekends, Three Buns also opens for brunch, with brunch food options complementing their burger selections. Amongst our favourite burgs here are the Smokin’ B Boy (S$23) and the Da Cheese Master (S$15). [Read more here…]
Address: 60 Robertson Quay, #01-01, Quayside, Singapore 238252

Amber Ember
It is always exciting to discover another new cafe in the North-East of Singapore. Meet Amber Ember, which only opened less than a month ago along Upper Serangoon Road. The location is not near any MRT station, though there is a bus stop right in front of the cafe. The cafe space is characterised by its mellow pink tones, with a mix of table sizes including a communal table at the back of the restaurant. Concise food menu, and robust coffee, with a take-away counter for caffeine fix in the morning.
Address: 730 Upper Serangoon Road, #01-01, Singapore 534613

Buzzing Restaurants

Maggie Joan’s Turns 3 with New Chef, Revamped Menus & Refreshed Interiors
The backlane restaurant has a new Head Chef, Seumas Smith, formerly Head Chef at Moosehead, who is also now the Group Executive Chef. The new lunch and dinner menus highlight a Modern European affair, inspired by seasonal ingredients. I love the Shiso tempura and Hamachi crudo almond with trout roe & edamame or a start, both of which with nice Japanese elements. For mains, I enjoyed the local Barramundi with mussels, cavelo nero & parsley nage; as well as the Duck breast with carrot, plum & buckwheat. For desserts, expect the likes of Coconut panna cotta, prosecco & grapefruit, Blackberries, yogurt sorbet & shiso and the complimentary Salted caramel sable Petit Fours.
Address: 110 Amoy St, #01-01, Singapore 069930

Edge has a revamped Sunday Champagne Brunch
The new Sunday brunch spread at Edge features a more extensive Asian food selections, with Thai favourites like Thai favourites of Seafood Pad Thai, Grilled Pork Belly Skewer and Pad Kra Pao (minced pork with Thai basil). Penang delights include the Duck Egg Fried “Koay Kak” (fried rice cake) and Kimberly Street Kway Chap. For western dishes, some new additions are the Swiss Cheese Fondue Station, Panseared Togarashi Foie Gras served with churros and berries dip, Charcoal Waffles served with Sambal Boston Lobster and Cold Capellini Paste with Kombu and White Truffle Vinaigrette. Desserts include a new selection of Jumbo Desserts such as Giant Choux Puff, Giant Pastry Burger and Giant Apple Tart Tartin.
Address: Edge, Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595

Six-hands dinner affair comes alive with the Backstreet Bengs at Amoy Street
Available only for dinner on 17 and 31 October, three restaurants and three chefs at Amoy Street come together to present a 6-course dinner at S$90++ per person. We have Chef Jeremmy Chiam of Le Binchotan, chef Eugene See of Birds of A Feather, and chef Miller Mai of Ding Dong for this six-hands affair. Each restaurant will present two courses, with a theme that resonate with the heritage of Amoy Street and Chinatown. Some highlights include Uni Okayu with Charcoal Youtiao from Le Binchotan, Sichuan-style Chwee Kueh from Birds of A Feather, and Chee cheong fun with tiger prawns and blue swimmer crab from Ding Dong. Advance reservations required, and guests will be informed of their schedule before their dinner for the sequence of dishes which will be held at the respective three restaurants.

Tamashii Robataya revamps its menu and introduces Wagyu Beef Sandwich
The Japanese restaurant along North Canal Road in Raffles Place has a few new ala carte dishes and Omakase menu recently, featuring one of the most hyped trend the past one year, wagyu beef sandwich. I enjoyed the flavours of the dishes at Tamashii Robataya. While prices are steep, it is one Japanese restaurant in Singapore which is worthy of a splurge. [Read more here…]
Address: 12 North Canal Road, #02-01 Singapore 048825


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