Brunch at the new Jones the Grocer Great World City


Jones the Grocer Great World City is the new outlet of this gourmet grocer from Down Under. It has been more than two years since the Straits Times 17 Apr 2015 article Jones the Grocer’s Singapore stores up for sale which highlighted some challenges facing this celebrated cafe. At the end of that article, a loyal and optimistic retail manager was quoted as saying: “If your clientele hasn’t given up on you, why should you give up on yourself?” It would appear that she is right and things are looking up again with the addition of the new store, Jones the Grocer Great World City. Indeed, the loyal clientele has turned up in numbers in support of the new River Valley outpost.

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Fynn’s – Modern Australia restaurant in Singapore


Fynn’s is a casual modern Australia restaurant in Singapore. We had first visited Fynn’s in 2016 when it first opened at South Beach (see our earlier post here).  At that time we did not really think about what kind of restaurant was it. We were back there again for brunch recently. This time, it got us thinking – what exactly is modern Australian cuisine?

Fynn's - Modern Australia restaurant in Singapore

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Brunch at new cafe Merci Marcel, Tiong Bahru


A new Tiong Bahru cafe has emerged from the same location that used to be occupied by the Orange Thimble cafe. Merci Marcel is a fresh French cafe which is already packed in its first week of operations. We were told that it is run by the same folks behind French bistrot Ô Batignolles at Gemmill Lane and O Comptoir at Circular Road.  We dropped in to check out the brand new Merci Marcel cafe for brunch.

Merci Marcel Tiong Bahru

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Where to Eat this Weekend – November 2017

Brunch at The Bird

There are many interesting events to attend and things to do in Singapore this November 2017. A weekend itinerary can include movies at the German Film Festival (GFF) Singapore (2-12 Nov), participating in various events of the Singapore Writers Festival (3-12 Nov) and a visit to the Singapore River Festival (3 & 4 Nov). Weekends are always great for leisurely meals and for traveling a little further to explore eating places. Here is The Ordinary Patrons’ (TOP) round-up of Where to Eat this Weekend in Singapore for November 2017.

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Where to Eat this Weekend – October 2017

Where to Eat this weekend in Singapore

There are many interesting places to visit and things to do in Singapore. A weekend itinerary can include art exhibitions, otter spotting and indoor sky-diving. Weekends are also great for leisurely meals and for traveling a little further to explore eating places. If you need ideas, here is The Ordinary Patrons’ (TOP) round-up of Where to Eat this Weekend in Singapore.

Where to Eat this Weekend - October 2017
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