Lunch and Happy Hour at Kanpai Izakaya Holland Village


A happy hour that lasts the whole day makes it a happy day.  The happy hour at Kanpai Izakaya lasts till 10.30pm everyday. Kanpai Izakaya is a new Japanese restaurant at Holland Village. They are at the Lorong Mambong stretch of shophouses. Holland Village has two personalities – sleepy in the day and upbeat at night. There are good reasons to visit Kanpai during off-peak hours and one good reason is the package of enticing promotions and discounts.

Kanpai Izakaya
Kanpai Izakaya Holland Village

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Lunch at new restaurant Orient Palace, Furama Riverside Hotel Annex

Orient Palace Furama

Orient Palace (禧家) is a new restaurant at the Furama Riverside Hotel, Singapore. If the name of hotel sounds unfamiliar, you are not alone. We had to do some research to discover that it is the former Apollo Hotel along Havelock Road. The short cylindrical building that used to house karaoke places is known as the Annex Block.   The Orient Palace is located on the ground floor of this Annex Block. According to their website, Orient Palace is “Singapore’s first premium contemporary dining and entertainment hub”.

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Imperial Treasure Tanjong Pagar – another fine Teochew restaurant in Singapore


Imperial Treasure Tanjong Pagar is the latest restaurant in Singapore by the Imperial Treasure Restaurant Group. The group has many restaurant concepts ranging from fine dining and Peking Duck restaurants to noodle houses and bakeries. Imperial Treasure Tanjong Pagar is classified as an Imperial Treasure Fine Teochew Cuisine restaurant. Currently there are two such Teochew cuisine restaurants in Singapore. We had visited the other one at Ion Orchard and were suitably impressed (read about our visit here).  We had lunch at the new Imperial Treasure restaurant in the Tanjong Pagar Centre recently.

Imperial Treasure Tanjong Pagar
Imperial Treasure Tanjong Pagar Centre

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MYO Restaurant, Shenton Way Singapore


We had lunch at the new MYO Restaurant in Oxley Tower along Robinson Road (the road that runs between Cecil Street and Shenton Way) Singapore. Its exact name is MYO Restobar and is run by the people behind Kia Hiang restaurant in International Plaza. Those of us who do not work in the financial district of Singapore probably do not know of this building. It is a small building near the junction of McCallum and Robinson Roads. The building only has season parking. Diners to the MYO Restobar need to look elsewhere. Parking at the nearby SBF Building was the solution that we took. MYO takes up the whole of the 19th floor, which is low by Shenton Way standards.  Most of the view out of the big windows looks out at other buildings.

MYO Restaurant

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TOP New Places to Eat in Singapore 2018

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See New Post – TOP New Places to Eat in Singapore 2019

(Updated December 2018) What’s new, what’s cool, where should we eat, what are Singaporeans queuing for now? Well, there are many restaurants and cafes opening in Singapore every month. As ordinary patrons, neither our waistlines nor our pockets allow us to visit all the new places to eat in Singapore. This is our list of new openings in Singapore that we have visited in 2018 – the TOP New Places to Eat in Singapore. They are mainly affordable dining options, with a few (what ordinary patrons may consider) upscale ones. These are places we will be happy to visit again. We will update this page from time to time so come back and visit once in a while.

Hideout by the Local Box
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