What are you craving this month – casual comfort food or elegant fine dining? Whatever it is, you’re sure to find something to suit your fancy in this month’s Fresh Eats. We’ve got everything from the familiar flavours of local tze-char to adventurous pairings of East-meets-West treats. Explore what these new restaurants have to offer and Chope your seat now!
If you’re looking for authentic local seafood, then New Ubin Seafood is the place to go. Its tradition of serving fresh tze-char seafood stretches back more than 30 years to a family restaurant on Pulau Ubin. With a new outlet at CHJIMES, you can satisfy your homestyle cooking cravings even in the middle of the city. Quality local dishes housed in a gorgeous colonial building: the perfect marriage of kampong and colonial to create a truly Singaporean experience.
Almost every Western restaurant serves steak, but at Steakville, the beef is a cut above the rest. With speciality beef flown in from the best farms all over the world, every bite is a ticket to tender, juicy, steak heaven. Their small but carefully-curated menu delivers mouthwatering, flavourful steaks for a surprisingly affordable price. For those who aren’t fans of red meat, the chicken and fish dishes are masterfully done as well!
Find it at 91 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189652.
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3. Fat Po
Brunch is everyone’s favourite meal of the day (unless dessert counts as a meal, of course), so we’re always thrilled to see a new brunch place. Riding the Asian-fusion wave is Fat Po, a cafe in Punggol serving brunch favourites with a distinctively Asian twist. Think the best of comfort food from Western and Asian cultures, featuring creations like freshly-baked Bolo Burgers, Mala Spaghetti, and Mapo Fries.
Find it at 10 Tebing Lane, #01-05/06, Singapore 828836.
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4. Yellow Pot
Chinese food goes healthy while still retaining its beloved traditional flavours at Yellow Pot. The menu here comprises traditional, authentic, familiar Chinese cuisine, with no frills or fancy additions. Don’t think the food here is boring though because it’s anything but. Small creative touches hide in classic dishes, like tangy tomatoes stuffed with mushrooms in the chicken soup, or steamed barramundi dressed in anchovy stock and a special scallion-ginger pesto.
Find it at 88 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089540.
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5. Chao Chao Gyoza
Coming in all the way from Osaka, Chao Chao Gyoza is the solution to all your gyoza cravings. Fall back in love with this underrated treat with fillings ranging from the classic pork and shrimp to innovative bites like curry or salted egg tori karaage. Each dumpling is made to such perfection that it becomes both food and a work of art, every one bite-size packets of happiness that’ll keep you coming back for more.
Find it at 103 Irrawaddy Road, #01-05 Royal Square @ Novena, Singapore 329566.
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6. Sage Restaurant (Alexandra)
This restaurant-and-bar is well-loved for making fine dining affordable while keeping it delicious. Now, it’s opening a new outlet, so getting your weekend treat just became so much easier. Enjoy classy contemporary fusion fare like Pork Belly with Granny Smith apple puree and Torched Mentaiko Scallop at Sage Restaurant (Alexandra) – perfect for some Friday night or post-work indulgence.
7. Standing Sushi Bar (Marina One)
Everyone’s favourite sushi bar is coming to Marina One! With ocean-fresh fish flown in from Australia, Japan, and Norway, it’s the perfect place for a casual, affordable, and most importantly delicious workday lunch. If you’re craving something more substantial, they’ve got cooked foods like tempura, donburi, and robatayaki to get you your umami fix.
Find it at 5 Straits View, #B2-47 Marina One, Singapore 018935.
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8. Porters Restaurant & Bar
Feeling fancy? Porters Restaurant & Bar is a stylish and modern eatery with a drool-worthy menu of Western favourites. From bar bites to hearty mains and a comprehensive drinks menu, it’s got something for everyone. Right in the heart of the CBD, it’s all set to be the new go-to for after work drinks, mid-afternoon snacks, or even a posh date in town. To top it off, they’ve got delicious set menus for those craving a lavish lunch.
Find it at 4 Marina Boulevard #01-31 The Sail @ Marina Bay, Singapore 018986.
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9. The Flaming Spice
Midnight munchies getting you down? Have a sudden craving for Thai, Indonesian, or Indian food at 2 in the morning? If you do, then The Flaming Spice is the solution to all your late night hunger pangs. The 24-hour restaurant serves a wide range of delicious foods from Western snacks to local treats. It’s certified Halal too, so you never have to worry about where to go for supper again.
Find it at 1 Pasir Ris Close, #01-309, Singapore 519599.
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