Omelette and Curry Rice at Kaku-Uchi Sake Bar, Isetan Scotts

Tucked into the deepest corner of the supermarket in the basement of Isetan Scotts (Shaw House) is the Kaku-Uchi Sake Bar. It is just next to the sake section of the supermarket. The Sake Bar regularly updates their sake list so that customers can try the sake on retail. It appears that for lunch,  a limited range of food is offered at the Isetan Scotts sake bar. We were attracted to by a sign offering curry rice at $6.50. Which seemed like a very cheap lunch in a prime Orchard Road location.

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Central Hong Kong Café (Wheelock Place)

There has been some negative news about Orchard Road recently. See for example the Straits Times story on 16 April 2017. We think that the recent talk about the potential demise of Orchard Road is slightly exaggerated. Of course there are many things wrong that need to be fixed.  Sky-high carpark rates is one of them.  But overall, we think that Orchard Road is (still) a fantastic place.  There must be a thousand food options in the area. Best of all, it is inclusive with something for all budgets. From swanky Michelin star restaurants to humble places for the ordinary patrons. This is where Central Hong Kong Café (Wheelock Place) comes in, a comfortable place where we can get a meal for less than $10 each.

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Brunch at Marmalade Pantry ION Orchard

The Marmalade Pantry

Marmalade is a classic slow-food experience. The experts say that making marmalade involves cooking the ingredients slowly over a very long period of time so as to draw out every last drop of flavour from the fruits. We had brunch recently at Marmalade Pantry ION Orchard. The food was good but it was certainly a slow dining experience.

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Gift ideas for the wife from Tan Hock Seng cake shop

Things from the past usually bring back fond memories. Which is why old songs still sound good and cars like the Beetle and the Mini are still well-loved. Food from a bygone era is no exception. Some kinds of food evoke nostalgic memories from our past. It was therefore a delight to run into a shop like Tan Hock Seng cake shop along Telok Ayer Street Singapore. It seems to continue live in a different time zone and still churns out cakes and other confectionery items from our childhood days.

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Curbside Dining at Sin Hoi Sai Eating House, Katong

Sin Hoi Sai Eating House

Sin Hoi Sai Eating House is one of the few neighbourhood eateries in Singapore that offer curbside dining and curbside pickups. It has been around for years and is doing a thriving business catering to ordinary patrons who want to dine out or take prepared food home. For some reasons, it is especially popular among the expat community in the East. Perhaps it is because of the al fresco dining experience or maybe because Sin Hoi Sai Eating House is where you can get food and beer till 3.30 am in Katong.

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Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt – New Cosy Cafe

Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt

Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt

Wimbly Lu is a cafe and chocolatier that has become well known for their chocolate truffles and waffles. Their popularity must be one of the reasons for the traffic woes in Jalan Riang off Upper Serangoon Road. Their new outlet, Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt, is a cosy space in the hipster neighborhood of Jalan Besar-Lavender. Parking should be less of an issue at Tyrwhitt Road and, in any case, the location is more accessible by public transport

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