Many nice F&B outlets that were once only located in prime Orchard Road shopping malls could now be found in Jurong East. Beauty in a Pot, Coffeesmith, Ippudo Ramen and Lady M are examples of popular eateries that are in Westgate. Honolulu Cafe, which attracted very long queues when it opened in The Centrepoint, is another one. We had breakfast at Honolulu Café in Westgate recently. It was almost like actually having breakfast in a cha chaan teng in Hong Kong.
It is yet another PS.Cafe but one that is rather unique. Surprisingly, for the popular homegrown cafe chain which started in 1999, the new PS.Cafe in East Coast Park is their first outlet in the East. Although PS.Cafe at One Fullerton is also on the waterfront, PS.Cafe By the Sea is different because of its location in a park facing the sea and its beachfront cafe vibe. The menu showcases seafood and it has dishes exclusive to the outlet. For the first time, PS.Cafe has a Junior Menu. PS.Cafe By the Sea is a rather special place by the beach and is good for power breakfasts, lazy weekend brunches or romantic date nights.
Trendy restaurants with exotic dishes may be exciting. However, sometimes we just want to have some wholesome predictable food in a convenient location. Cedele Bakery Kitchen fits the bill perfectly when we are in Raffles City and want a simple casual meal for physical nourishment.
Fusion Spoon restaurant at Singapore Botanic Gardens is located next to the carpark at the Tanglin Gate. It is the largest restaurant in the SBG. It is a pleasant, airconditioned dining place for families and visitors. What impressed me the most is the wide selection of food available from Western, Asian and Japanese cuisines. There is even a Korean bingsu ice kiosk. Prices also seemed reasonable.
Cafe de Muse is a new 24 hour cafe that opened at Isetan Scotts, Shaw House. It opened at the end of 2019 but we only got to visit them in 2020. There are not many new 24 hour eateries in Singapore. A 24 hour restaurant in the heart of Orchard Road with easy access directly from street level is something to get excited about. The new Cafe de Muse has are two sections. A 24 hour cafe is located on the ground floor, at the front section of the Isetan department store. I believe there are partitions to isolate it from the store after Isetan opening hours. The Cafe de Muse Dessert Bar is on level 2 and opens from 11 am to 9 pm.