Fine Dining Bakery by Akira .M – New Bakery Cafe at UE Square


Fine Dining Bakery by Akira .M is a new bakery cafe in UE Square. Opened by Bakery Chef Akira, who had worked at Joël Robuchon and Béni, Fine Dining Bakery specializes in handcrafted bread baked on the premises using quality Hokkaido flours.

Fine Dining Bakery by Akira M.
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Yan’s Dining Fine Shanghai Cuisine Mandarin Gallery, New Restaurant at Orchard Road


Yan’s Dining Fine Shanghai Cuisine 嬿青私房菜 is a new Chinese restaurant that opened in the Mandarin Gallery along Orchard Road recently.  Yan’s Dining Mandarin Gallery is located on level 4.  I believe it occupies part of the space that, long ago, used to house Jones the Grocer. A couple of restaurants had occupied this space during the period after Jones’ departure and Yan’s arrival.

Yan's Dining Fine Shanghai Cuisine Mandarin Gallery
嬿青私房菜
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Olivia Restaurant & Lounge – New Spanish restaurant at Keong Saik Road, Singapore


Olivia Restaurant & Lounge is a new Spanish restaurant that opened at Keong Saik Road, Singapore earlier this year. It is helmed by chef and co-founder, Alain Devahive who apparently had experience in Michelin starred restaurants, including the famous el Bulli Restaurant, and held the role of Executive Chef for Catalunya Hong Kong and Singapore. The restaurant is named after his daughter, Olivia.

Olivia Spanish Restaurant Keong Saik
Olivia Restaurant & Lounge
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Tapas Club VivoCity – Spanish restaurant with a view of the sea.


Tapas Club VivoCity is a relatively new restaurant at the popular shopping mall near HarbourFront MRT station. It opened at the beginning of 2019 and takes over the space that was vacated by another Spanish restaurant – Serenity. The new Tapas Club VivoCity enjoys the same spacious layout and the sea view towards Sentosa as its predecessor.

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Chic-a-boo by Astons – Great Affordable Fried Chicken Meal


Chic-a-boo is another chain of restaurants by Astons. It offers quality fried chicken at affordable prices and also serves burgers, baked rice, pasta and various side dishes. It has outlets in Marina Square, City Square, Sembawang and Chai Chee and has just opened a new store in SingPost Centre.

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