Imakatsu @ Star Vista, Singapore


Imakatsu is the latest addition to the long list of Japanese restaurants at Star Vista. It is a tonkatsu restaurant from Japan with a simple and zen-like outlook and decor that is very calming.


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The Ship restaurant reopens at Shaw Centre

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The Ship is an institution in the Singapore dining scene, having been around since we were very young.  In the days when dining options were not so varied as today and Western dining cuisine usually meant sky high pricing, we were grateful to have places like Jack’s Place and The Ship where the word “affordable” could be mentioned in the same breath. After being closed for quite a while due to the renovations at Shaw Centre, we looked forward with anticipation to the reopening of The Ship.

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The new and improved Shaw Centre re-opens

Shaw Centre

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[October 2016 update – see new entries Japan Foods Garden and Lucky 8 Chinese restaurants at the bottom of this post]

Shaw Centre’s retail section re-opened in September 2014, after undergoing a period of renovation. We check out the F&B outlets that have commenced business. Some of the units are technically located in the adjoining Shaw House, but they are so interlinked that we treat them all as part of the same mall. Continue reading →


One KM Mall : F&B + More

See KINEX Mall – Restaurants and Food Places

One KM Mall has been renamed KINEX Mall

One KM Mall

(Updated on 1 June 2017) One KM Mall in Tanjong Katong is situated where Lion City Hotel and Hollywood Theatre once were. It has 4 levels of retail and food & beverage outlets. The mall is linked to the residential tower known as Katong Regency and is a five minute walk from the Paya Lebar MRT station.

There is no lack of eating places at the new Mall – whether you just want dessert or something more substantial. Cold Storage, J-Mart and HockHua Tonic are also in the mall.
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Atmosphere Bistro Bar, Parkland Green

Atmosphere Bistro Bar

Atmosphere Bistro Bar at Parkland Green is a sports bar which also serves a mix of Asian and Western bistro food for dinner. The bistro is open for lunch on weekends. It offers a great view of East Coast Park and the sea beyond.

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