Crystal Jade dim sum at Golden Palace, Paragon

The standard of the Crystal Jade dim sum has always been high. Crystal Jade is always a consistent Chinese restaurant we turn to when we can’t think of anything else. Having outlets all over Singapore also makes it easy to find them. Their nicest outlet in Singapore is the Crystal Jade Golden Palace at Paragon.  It is also the branch with a 1 Michelin star award. It is beautiful with a classy ambience. But they have made a major change to the decor. Can you spot the change?

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New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day 2018 Singapore – Party Places & Restaurants

Balloon Drop Atrium New Year

It almost here – the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. Whether you’re looking for a place to party on New Year’s Eve or a cosy restaurant to do the countdown to welcome 2018, The Ordinary Patrons’ list will help you find Party Places & Restaurants in Singapore to celebrate the closing of 2017 and say hello to New Year’s Day 2018 Singapore.

New Year's Day 2018 Singapore
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What to eat and buy at Don Don Donki @ Orchard Central Singapore

We had no intention of visiting the new Japanese store Don Don Donki which opened at Orchard Central Singapore last Friday.  We were using the Orchard Road underpass crossing from Centrepoint when we saw the big crowds. Curiosity got the better of us and we made a detour to see what the store with the weird name was about. It was quite crowded and so we only did a quick and scattered visit. This short post is not meant to be a comprehensive review of Don Don Donki, but hopefully will provide enough information to our readers to make a decision whether to make a trip down to the basement of Orchard Central.

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Kith Cafe Set Lunch at Millenia Walk

Kith Cafe - Millenia Walk

Studies suggest that the physical workspace has an impact on  employee experience and that there are well designed offices in nice buildings which may actually make employees excited about going to work. However, cool offices in beautiful buildings downtown usually also mean expensive eateries when the time comes for lunch. It is thus a nice surprise to find that we can get a good weekday set lunch for $15 at Kith Cafe in the plushy Millenia Walk.

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Les Amis – a top restaurant for birthday celebration in Singapore

Which is the best restaurant for birthday celebration in Singapore? After attending a recent birthday celebration at Les Amis, we have concluded that it is one of the best restaurants to celebrate a special occasion in Singapore. Our lunch was held in a private room on the upper level  at Les Amis and it was an afternoon of food and fun.

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Singapore Gourmets and Gourmands

Christmas Gifts

Shopping for the perfect Christmas gift for someone in Singapore? As most Singaporeans are food lovers, the old adage that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach may be your best Christmas gifting guide; and scientific research shows that food is also a way to a women’s heart. The Ordinary Patrons’s list of Christmas Gift Ideas for Singapore 2017 should help to bring some happiness to the gourmets who enjoy the finer things in life and the gourmands who enjoy eating and drinking in large amounts.

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