The Sampan – Inspired by Asian Ingredients with A Modern Twist

When I first heard of The Sampan, I couldn’t help but think of the song Dayung Sampan. This newly opened restaurant is situated along boat quay, which I thought is a rather appropriate name given they are located right next to the river. Founded by former Ku De Ta manager, Steve Collinson, the cuisine focuses…

Amò – Casual Italian Restaurant at Hong Kong Street

Amò at Hong Kong street is more of a casual Italian restaurant, the kind of place where you would like wind down after work with pizza and a glass of wine, or perhaps even with some Italian pasta and hearty mains. The Group also has Braci, &Sons, Aura and Osteria Art under their belt so one…

Restaurant Ibid – Nanyang Style Cuisine From The Heart & Soul

Restaurant Ibid opened its doors weeks ago at North Canal Road. Helmed by Masterchef Asia winner Chef Woo Wai Leong, the minimalistic designed restaurant focused on ‘Nanyang-style’ cuisines with a marriage of Eastern and Western creations. Pronounced as ‘E-bid’, the menu comes in 4-Course / $78, 6-Course / $88 and 8-Course / $118 with no…

Yakiniku Yazawa – Good Quality Beef at Robertson Quay

Yakiniku Yazawa has always been one of the places I’ve wanted to try but somehow every time I tried to book, the place is always full. And I can sense its popularity when I finally made it down one day. The restaurant is packed with regulars; locals and Japanese with some being directed to its…