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Food in Orchard Road

Foreword Coffee at Temasek Shophouse

A four-storey building in Orchard, opposite Dhoby Ghaut MRT, has been beautifully restored and named Temasek Shophouse. Level 1 of Temasek Shophouse (TSH), which has black and white art deco façade and geometric floor-to-ceiling glass panels, is opened to the public. The elegant space can be a calm oasis in busy Orchard Road and tired …

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The new Crystal Jade Palace at Takashimaya S.C., re-opened after the renovations

The ‘new’ Crystal Jade Palace at Takashimaya Shopping Centre has re-opened after closing for renovations earlier in 2019. One of the most famous in Singapore, this Chinese restaurant has been at Ngee Ann City since it opened in the 90s. It looks sharper and brighter. We decided to have a simple dim sum lunch there …

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Benjamin Barker Cafe Orchard Cineleisure

According to their website, “Benjamin Barker is a purveyor of smart-casual, heritage inspired apparel and a lifestyle destination for the discerning gentleman”. We are certainly familiar with the BB stores in various parts of Singapore. They had opened the Barker Benjamin Barker Cafe Orchard Cineleisure sometime last year, but it was only recently that we had …

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Indigo Blue Kitchen – new Peranakan restaurant in Shaw Centre by Les Amis Group

Indigo Blue Kitchen is a new Peranakan restaurant in Shaw Centre. It is yet another restaurant in this Orchard Road mall by the Les Amis Group. A good overview of the Les Amis Group and its restaurants can be found in the interview by the Business Times with the Chairman of the group, Desmond Lim …

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$34++ Set Lunch at Orchard Road Restaurant, Bistro du Vin

Bistro du Vin is a restaurant in Shaw Centre is a place we often go to for a pleasant set lunch at Orchard Road. It is smallish place with quite a realistic French bistro ambience. They offer a choice of two or three course set lunches. The former costs more than three times the $10 …

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