Penang Street @ Funan (Funan Mall closed for redevelopment)

Penang Street @ Funan

We went to Funan DigitaLife Mall to pick up some computer accessories and stumbled upon the new Penang Street outlet. Dressed in pastel colour schemes with peranakan tiles and retro furnishings, the restaurant looked inviting. Continue reading →

Kimchi Restaurant

Kimchi Restaurant

Kimchi Korean Restaurant is located at the 2nd level of the revamped Suntec City Convention Mall. It has bright and spacious interior. There are tables with barbeque grills, a bar area, private rooms as well as conventional dining area. Hunky young waiters in tight t-shirts may also make the place more inviting to some. Continue reading →

Lunch at District 10 @ Star Vista (outlet closed)

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District 10 at Star Vista is a trendy restaurant and watering hole. Most of its seating capacity is located in the alfresco area with the rest located in the more cosy, air-conditioned area within the restaurant. In the evenings, this restaurant and bar really comes alive when its formula of reasonable happy hour bar prices and tasty tapas proves to be an irresistible combination. Lunch time, however, is a different story.  The crowds at Star Vista seem to prefer a more conventional, low-alchohol content lunch and the restaurant is usually quiet. Which means that the the proprietors do put out some good deals at lunch time to pull in the ordinary patrons. Continue reading →

Nara Thai Restaurant at Westgate, Singapore (outlet closed)


(Update – the set lunch menu at Nara has been revised. See our updated review in Jan 2015 here).

Nara Thai restaurant, well known for its Boat Noodles and authentic Thai dishes, just opened a branch at #03-07 Westgate Mall. The original outlet at ION Orchard is known for its high quality ingredients and authentic traditional recipes. Decorated in a simple, almost zen-like interior, the restaurant had a welcoming atmosphere and has an extensive menu.
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