It has been two years since Crown Bakery and Cafe opened in Crown Centre along Bukit Timah Road. Yet its popularity is still going strong. On a Saturday morning, brunch business was brisk. All the tables – indoors and outdoors were all taken. We dropped by for a quick breakfast and were fortunate to be able to secure a table without too long a wait.
New Restaurant 2015
New restaurants and cafes in Singapore opened in 2015 The Ordinary Patrons have discovered.
The Clinton Street Baking Company & Restaurant of New York has branches in Tokyo, Dubai and Singapore. Clinton Street Baking Co Singapore is located in a shophouse on Purvis Street. According to their website, the Clinton St Baking Co was named “New York’s #1 breakfast spot” by Lonely Planet and “Best Pancakes” by New York Magazine. Well, it has taken us a while but we eventually got down to trying these famous pancakes from New York in Singapore.
Two trends – the infatuation with Korean food and restaurant interior decor conceived with Instagram in mind – seem to come together in Chicken Up 치킨업. The restaurant is bright and colourful; has different types of light bulbs and walls lined with decorative bottles with fruit and vegetables. It has a bar and different sections of the restaurant have different looks – each could serve as a great backdrop for Instagram photos. The casual diner offers a variety of Korean fried chicken, japchae, ginseng soup as well as a range of fruit-infused Soju.
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Hong Kong Wonton Noodle is a noodle shop in the basement of the Plaza Singapura shopping mall. The restaurant was opened last year, soon after the famous Mak’s noodle from Hong Kong opened its first outlet at Centrepoint, so comparisons are inevitable. You can read our post on Mak’s Noodles here.Read More »Wanton (云吞) vs Dumplings (水饺) at Hong Kong Wonton Noodle
Paradise Teochew Restaurant is the latest addition to Paradise Group of restaurants. Located on the 3rd level of the clubhouse of Chinese Swimming Club at Amber Road, the new restaurant is a nice full service Chinese restaurant offering a good range of classic Teochew dishes.Read More »Paradise Teochew Restaurant at Chinese Swimming Club (Outlet Closed)
In Good Company is a brand of fashionable garments and accessories which are retailed in stores such as Tang’s. They have set up a stand-alone concept store in Basement One Ion Orchard (next to Calvin Klein Jeans) where they sell beautiful clothes and lifestyle products. We could get carried away talking about their products, but we remind ourselves to focus on the eating. Situated right inside the store, quite out-of-view to the casual passerby, is the In Good Company Cafe that is run by Plain Vanilla.