The Dining Room is the all-day cafe of the Frasers Suites at River Valley, just behind Valley Point. It is meant to be an amenity for residents of the serviced apartments but is open to the general public.
They have a full menu offering Asian items, like satay and crispy prawn noodles, as well as western dishes such as grilled chicken and pastas. The set lunch menu changes weekly. There is a choice of Japanese Bento Set, a Western Set or a Local Set. Continue reading →
Singapore has many hip cafes in quaint locations but Windowsill in the Woods at Horne Road will probably take the Incongruity Prize. Located opposite the Jalan Besar Stadium along a row of old shop houses with a few interesting neighbours, it has a whimsical exterior which reminded us of children fantasy world. Windowsill Pies stands out of its surrounding because the shopfront just looks so different and interesting. Continue reading →
(2016 update: Bochinche has moved to 115 Amoy Street) Other than Maradona, Messi and Evita, most of us do not know much about Argentina, let alone Argentinian food. So when we decided to have lunch at Bochinche, we really did not know what to expect. According to their website, “Bochinche celebrates that great passion for food and the social custom of gathering to dine, at the same time dispelling the notion that Argentinean cuisine is only about meat.”
Walking into Otto Locanda at Maxwell Chambers from the bustling streets around Tanjong Pagar station is like stepping into a different world. The Tanjong Pagar-Maxwell area is generally very busy with lots of people rushing about as it is at the intersection of Anson Road-Shenton Way commercial areas. Otto Locanda is an Italian-style informal eating establishment and it is like an oasis of calm old world charm. There is a relaxing homely feel to the place with predominantly wood furnishing. There are interesting shelves lined with vintage items, olive oil containers, books and tableware. There is also an intimate bar area. Continue reading →