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?
A new train operator has set up shop in Singapore, but SMRT and SBS Transit are not getting a new competitor. Japanese train operator The East Japan Railway Company (JR East) has opened a Japan-bound tourism theme cafe in Tanjong Pagar Centre. At Japan Rail Cafe, you can buy Japan rail tickets, get tour information as well as enjoy cafe food based on various F&B recipes developed by JR East Food Business, which has more than 50 brands of F&B outlets in Tokyo.
SPRMRKT Kitchen & Bar (renamed SPRMRKT @ STPI) is located in the Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI) building in Robertson Quay, along the Singapore River. SPRMRKT started off at their first outlet at McCallum Street (you can read about our visit here). They have set up two more concepts in the STPI location – the casual SPRMRKT Daily and the posh SPRMRKT Kitchen.
Tucked into the deepest corner of the supermarket in the basement of Isetan Scotts (Shaw House) is the Kaku-Uchi Sake Bar. It is just next to the sake section of the supermarket. The Sake Bar regularly updates their sake list so that customers can try the sake on retail. It appears that for lunch, a limited range of food is offered at the Isetan Scotts sake bar. We were attracted to by a sign offering curry rice at $6.50. Which seemed like a very cheap lunch in a prime Orchard Road location.
Greyhound first opened its fashion store in Bangkok in 1980. In 1997, their first Greyhound Cafè opened and there are now many branches in Bangkok as well as in Malaysia and Hong Kong. Somewhat like the story of P.S. Cafe of Singapore, their casual dining cafe was a successful extension of its fashion label. The Greyhound Café is a popular fashionable cafe which offers the same simple Thai food with creative twists. Their Singapore outlet opened in the Paragon along Orchard Road at the end of 2016.