Eats: Favourite Picks for the Month

Category: Mums Corner

Before you plan your next meal, take a look at our favourite picks for the month.



Old Chang KeeCoffee House @ Rex

Mackenzie Road


Why you need to visit Old Chang Kee Coffee House

Opened at the same location at the very first Old Chang Kee outlet, this brand new coffee house has come a long way. What was once just a tiny stall in the corner of a coffee shop, it now spans three shophouse units.


What to eat?

Top on the list of must-tries includes the Flower Bread, which consists of sevenfreshly baked, pull-apart buns, with a bowl filled with a choice of Curry Chicken; Chicken Stew; or Beef Stew nestled in the middle. The best part? You get free-flow gravy – so go on and soak it up with the golden sesame-topped crust buns. Another menu exclusive that hits you with a sense of nostalgia is the Beef Stew Rice but if you’re after something with a bit of a modern touch, why not try the Baked Beef Stew Rice with Cheese instead.


What not to miss?

The flagship outlet which can seat up to 50 diners also serves their signature dishes from old Chang Kee, Curry Times, Bun Times and Dip ‘n’ Go.




Bugis @ Studio M

Studio M Hotel


Why you need to try the Bugis @ Studio M

Inspired by the heyday of Bugis Street expect nostalgic vibe, great tunes and friendly, laid-back service. Showcasing the best of old Singapore, grab some Instagram-worthy shot among the wine barrel tables, rickshaws seats and bicycle wheels.


What to eat?

If you’re after some light bites, some must-try dishes on the menu include Just Spam La, thin slices of luncheon meat fried with curry leaves and chilli padi and Hou Yu Pi, fried fish skins seasoned with numbing Szechuan pepper. Or how about some hot chicks? Take your pick or try them both – Wah! Hot Chicks, spicy wings or Kam Heong Chicks, fried chicken pieces tossed with dried shrimp, curry powder, and curry leaves. If you’re feeling a little more than peckish, the menu also offers Tok Kong Laksa and Beef Rendang Sedap


What to drink?

Beer lovers will be glad to know that the bar offers Craft beers from local Singapore microbreweries like Archipelago draft, Ki Siao Brown Ale, SG Blonde Ale, Sibei Ho Witbier, Tiger and Tok Gong America IPA as well as international labels.





East Coast Road


Why you need to visit Rakuya

Located along East Coast Road surrounded by other cafes and restaurants, here’s aJapanese fusion omakase and sake joint who stands out from the rest with a shimmery gold-painted door frame and eye-catching signboard, with the word “楽” (“fun”) lighting up in bold red come night time. And with the menu being one with Asian influences, who wouldn’t want to give that a try?


What to eat?

Menu items such as Mapo Chawanmushi, Fried Prawn Head with Sambal Mayo and Yuzu Kaya Toast showcase popular Asian flavours fused into typical Japanese dishes. The result? A delightful and unforgettable meal that will bring you on a culinary adventure across Asia.


What to drink?

Diners can also look forward to enjoying a fine selection of sakes from various regions across Japan. Pick your nightcap out of the 50-odd labels that Rakuya has curated, or ask for recommendations from the in-house certified sake sommelier.


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