Folklore Restaurant – Singapore heritage food

Folklore Restaurant

Folklore restaurant at Destination Singapore Beach Road hotel, with local chef Damian D’Silva at its helm, has a menu of Eurasian-Peranakan dishes and other heritage cuisines of Singapore. The food at the multi-cuisine restaurant had received praise and the dishes that we tried at Folklore restaurant did not disappoint.

Folklore Restaurant

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Provisions Dempsey Road – Skewers, Claypot with free coffee & snacks

New restaurant, Provisions Dempsey describes itself as follows: “Singapore’s first Skewers & Claypot Cocktail Bar. We serve comforting foods of South East Asia in provincial formats; in an earthen wear vessel and on a stick.” It is located in Block 7 which is right at the back of the Dempsey restaurant area. This part of Dempsey is nice and quiet as the road in front leads to a dead-end. The lush foliage made us feel like we were visiting a restaurant in Bali.

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Dinner at Angela May Food Chapters

Angela May Food Chapters at The Hereen

Angela May Food Chapters at The Hereen

We were excited when we read in the Straits Times (Apr 9, 2017) that we could “Get the best of four worlds at Robinsons The Heeren, as Deliciae Hospitality Management brings three of its concepts – L’Entrecote The Steak & Fries Bistro, Sabio Tapas Bar and &Made Burger Bistro – to join Angela May Food Chapters restaurant at the mall“. Brunch at Angela May Food Chapters on a previous visit was an enjoyable experience and we liked Angela May restaurant. We headed to The Heeren recently looking forward to sampling the diverse food the new DHM food cluster had to offer.

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Wine & Chef Singapore – zhi char meets enoteca at Keong Saik Road

Wine & Chef Singapore is a relatively new restaurant that opened in early 2017.  It is located in one of the shophouses along the stretch of restaurants on Keong Saik Road. It serves an eclectic mix of food items that could be from menus at a zhi char stall, a Japanese izakaya or a French bistro. It has an extensive list of Italian wines which would not be out-of-place in an enoteca in Rome. The extreme mix and match could either end up successfully as the best of both worlds or as a complete disaster. There was only one way to find out.

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Brunch at Dempsey Cookhouse & Bar

Dempsey Cookhouse & Bar

The Dempsey Cookhouse & Bar by Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is the third restaurant to open at the Como Dempsey food and retail zone on Dempsey Hill. The Candlenut Peranakan and Ippoh tempura restaurants had been open for several months. The Dempsey Cookhouse opened quite recently and it looks like things are starting to look even more interesting at Dempsey Hill.

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Greyhound Cafe Singapore in Paragon Orchard

Greyhound first opened its fashion store in Bangkok in 1980. In 1997, their first Greyhound Cafè opened and there are now many branches in Bangkok as well as in Malaysia and Hong Kong. Somewhat like the story of P.S. Cafe of Singapore,  their casual dining cafe was a successful extension of its fashion label. The Greyhound Café is a popular fashionable cafe which offers the same simple Thai food with creative twists.  Their Singapore outlet opened in the Paragon along Orchard Road at the end of 2016.

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