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Located at Cuppage Plaza, Kappo Shunsui is an upscale Japanese restaurant offering Kappo-style cuisine, which focuses on five different cooking techniques: Grilling, steaming, frying, simmering and raw preparation. It serves both omakase sets and à la carte dishes.
Phone: +65 6732 0192
Savour Southern comfort food the likes of fried chicken with waffles, devilled eggs, and macaroni and cheese at The Bird Southern Table & Bar, a branch of the popular YardBird Southern Table & Bar restaurant in the US. The eatery held a pop-up stall at last year’s Epicurean Market, where it served its signature fried chicken and biscuits.
Specialising in contemporary Italian fare, Amò is the latest addition to the Illido Group’s stable of eateries. Its highlights include bone marrow and wild garlic pesto pizza, pumpkin and smoked mozzarella, and spaghettoni with Boston lobster and tarragon.
Phone: +65 6723 7733
Founded by Daniel Chavez, the chef-owner of Spanish eatery Ola Cocina Del Mar, Tono Cevicheria is a Peruvian restaurant offering the likes of causa (potato salad with lime and Aji Amarillo chilli), fish sashimi soaked in Tiger’s Milk (a citrusy marinade), and skewered meats. It also boasts four different types of ceviche, prepared using an assortment of fish and ingredients.
Phone: +65 6702 7320
Run by Unlisted Collection, this French bistro is a casual venue with hearty dishes such as beetroot glazed pork belly, braised octopus and prawn risotto. It takes pride of place at Wanderlust Hotel, in the space formerly occupied by the now-defunct Cocotte.
Phone: +65 6298 1188
Sit on traditional tatami mats and feast on charcoal-grilled dishes such as unagi and wagyu beef at Haráru Izakaya, which is Singapore’s first Muslim-owned Japanese izakaya. It’s located along the buzzy Bussorah Street stretch of eateries. The place serves a wide variety of mocktails, so you won’t leave thirsty.
Phone: +65 6291 5373
The latest entrant to the burgeoning Quayside F&B enclave along Robertson Quay, Summerlong is a buzzy and laid-back open-air joint focusing on Eastern Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Menu highlights range from Persian fried chicken with honey and dukkah, to smoked pork ribs and charred eggplant. Also available are cocktails such as Medius Terra Fizz (rosehip gin, lemongrass, ginger and soda) and 3 Continents (three rums, pineapple and passion fruit).
Phone: +65 6235 1225
Housed within the revamped 12 Ann Siang, this restaurant serves Asian-inspired cuisine the likes of burrata with spiced lentils, harissa chicken burgers with mint and coriander chutney, and Angus onglet steak. As its name suggests, many of its dishes are grilled. The place is operated by the folks behind pan-Asian venue Coriander Leaf at Chijmes.
Phone: +65 6222 7276
Located along East Coast Road, this casual eatery specialises in baking its own sourdough from scratch, using two wood-fired ovens. Pick from flavours such as fruit, rye, white and wholemeal. Firebake also offers a repertoire of Western dishes such as cured salmon, chicken liver pâte, and tomato salad.
Phone: +65 9784 2950/ +65 6440 1228
The Dempsey Cookhouse and Bar is acclaimed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s first Singapore venture. It is a classy spot dressed in a palette of black and white, with hanging lantern-like lamps; and serves up Asian-inflected European cuisine the likes of egg topped with caviar, black truffle pizza, and flounder ceviche.
Phone: 1800 304 5588