Assorted sumiyaki
It’s the sort of place you'll want to keep secret among friends.


Monument Lifestyle
New Retail: Monument Lifestyle
This part cafe, part lifestyle concept store houses a curated collection of menswear, grooming products, crafted goods, and more.
Toro uni meshi at Kuro Maguro
New Restaurant: Kuro Maguro
A Japanese bluefin tuna wholsesaler opens a super fresh sashimi and donburi joint in Tanjong Pagar.
Cocktail bar
New Restaurant: Crackerjack
Playful restaurant and bar in Tanjong Pagar by the same people behind 28 HongKong Street, serving equally exciting dishes.
Assorted sumiyaki
New Bar: The Wall
A beautiful bar with ramshackle-chic interiors on Tanjong Pagar pairs whiskies with sumiyaki.


Amazingly grilled and charred meats like a whole spring chicken at affordable prices. The cocktail list is solid, too.
The Market Grill exterior; Singapore
A diner-like vibe, hearty burgers, perfectly grilled lobsters and hunks of meat. Enough said.
Binomio, Singapore
Great Spanish eats in a cavernous setting with a smart dining room, a chilld-ouet bar space and a dedicated tapas bar.
Traditional French sliced steaks in huge portions with free flow fries only for $30. What more can you ask for?
Fleur De Sel
A cozy fine French restaurant in a charming Tras Street shophouse dishing out prettily-plated dishes of robust French flavors.
Brasserie Gavroche
This old-school French brasserie is the real deal with its classic menu and French cafe decor.
Roast Chicken at Bar-Roque Grill
Essentially a grill, this laidback French restaurant has a loyal following of French expats (always a good sign).
Lucha Loco
A full-on Mexican restaurant serving tacos, quesadillas, lots of tequila and also has a beautiful alfresco garden deck.
It looks unassuming from the outside but this cozy place has a mean menu of Italian and Roman classics.
Moosehead interior
Unpretentious, perpetually busy and great for sharing, this Mediterannean small plates restaurant is always fun.
Burlamacco Ristorante Interior
A cozy but airy Amoy Street shophouse is home to this Italian restaurant with lots of Tuscan cues.
Tonkotsu King
One of Chef Keisuke's first ramen joints in Singapore, this hole-in-the-wall tonkotsu ramen joint always has snaking queues.
Helmed by Chef Leong Khai Git, this unpretentious open concept restaurant serves off-cuts and creatively reimagined sharing dishes.
Sabio's Pulpo gallego (octopus cooked in olive oil and lemon)
This Spanish tapas restaurant is always abuzz with groups who love to share traditional plates of patatas aioli over sangria.
Fordham & Grand, Singapore
Open for lunch, dinner and supper, this wine bar and restaurant gets busy until the wee hours of the morning.
Trattoria Nonna Lina, Singapore
A quaint family-run Tuscan restaurant with the usual fare of pasta and seasonal dishes.
inITALY Antipasto bar
A homey Italian restaurant on Craig Road where the homemade pasta dishes are the stars of the show.
An Argentinean-style parilla steakhouse where the star is the meat, each of which come naked on a white plate.
Prosciutto di Parma served with compressed black pepper rock melon
Otto Ristorante's casual sister restaurant still serves up affordable and reliable Italian food.