Aroma Coffee Introduces Speciality Coffee

Despite Singapore having gone back to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) with all the restrictions of dining-in and F&B owners struggling, Aroma Coffee is staying ahead of the game with their takeout store concept. Aroma Coffee is the sister brand of Aroma Truffle, and they’re serving up adventurous specialty concoctions named Spreeze – the first delectable fusion between specialty coffee and artisanal tea. Now, don’t think that it’s your typical cup of Yuan Yang (mix of coffee and tea). As explained by Andrew Tjoa, Co-founder of Aroma Coffee who is a certified barista and NUS chemistry graduate, “Oftentimes, local coffee joints tend to...

Local Craft Beer Company Specific Gravity Beverage Co. Wins 4 Major Accolades

Congratulations are in order for homegrown craft beer company Specific Gravity Beverage Co (SGBC)! They have won four major accolades and a best in category trophy at the Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) – the largest beer competition for both draught and packaged beer in the world. Held annually by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, the AIBA attracts around 2,600 entries from more than 400 breweries in 26 countries. SGBC – started only recently in December 2020 by Singapore craft beer industry veterans Devin Otto Kimble and Kim Wong – triumphed against stiff competition from around the globe to...

Latest Takeaway & Delivery Offers

With Phase 2, we can no longer dine-in but we can still grab a bite or a drink from some of the hottest places to feast! Check out our list below of some of the latest takeaway and delivery offers that range from light bites to desserts and even a tipple! Spanish with Tapas,24 If you’re thinking Spanish, the recently opened Tapas,24 has launched a special takeaway and delivery menu that includes a selection of their best sellers. Guests can now have an authentic slice of Barcelona at home with signature starters like the toasted “Tapas 24” Bikini Sandwich (S$16)...

Can Group Buy Communities Drive Sales for F&B companies?

That is what GuocoLand is hoping to do during the current Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) measures where dining-in is not allowed and work from home is the default. Guocoland has proactively reached out to more than 60 group buy communities located all over Singapore to make bulk order purchases from their F&B tenants. Some of these include estates in Serangoon, Sengkang, Punggol, Yishun, Bedok, Choa Chu Kang and Jurong. “It has been a year of challenges and uncertainty for our tenants, and we are committed to work closely with them to seek out opportunities for their businesses and offer assistance...

Review – La Takorea

As I had written about TiNDLE, La Takorea as well as the GrabFood challenge, I decided to order a dinner platter of the “As seen on The Apprentice Sampler” (not sponsored) so that I can kill 3 birds with 1 stone. The Apprentice Sampler contains the Chicken and Pork Dumpling Esquites, Swipe Right TiNDLE Taco and Superlike TiNDLE bao. Alas, I later found out in the T&Cs that promotional platters aren’t eligible for the GrabFood Challenge (Grab has finally updated this T&C in the description) so I only managed to kill 2 birds – finding out how TiNDLE tastes like as...

Barcelona’s Tapas,24 Opens First Asian Outpost in Singapore

Tapas,24 – one of Barcelona’s beloved restaurants, helmed by Michelin-starred Chef Carles Abellán – has landed on Singapore’s shores. The first Asian outpost of the award-winning tapas restaurant will feature seasonal Spanish products, refreshing Sangria and Spanish Street cocktails, as well as a robust wine list showcasing the best of Spain’s viticulture. Tapas,24 Singapore will be operated by L’Angélus Group, known locally for bringing authentic European experiences — including L’Angélus Club Street and Les Bouchons — to the city. “Having stumbled upon Tapas,24 on a tapas bar hop around Barcelona, I knew that this concept was perfect for the Singaporean...

Singapore’s Newest Ready-to-Pour Cocktails Temple Street Launched

Ready to savour some excellent mixology in the comfort of your home without breaking the bank? Check out the newly-launched Temple Street – a range of premium hand-crafted and bottled cocktails, blended and produced in Singapore. Affordable and available for delivery, Temple Street fills the gap in the market for ready-to-pour cocktails that don’t compromise on quality. Temple Street was conceptualised by Joseph Barratt, founder and CEO of local independent brewery Trouble Brewing and the initial range was developed by the renowned cocktail consultants at Proof & Company, led by Jason Williams, who are behind some of the region’s top bars. The 100ml...

Bottles & Bottles Open Drink-in Concept

Those living in the east of Singapore rejoice! Especially if you love your alcohols. Homegrown wine and spirits retailer Bottles & Bottles have opened their first drink-in concept, 8 by Bottles & Bottles, at Changi Airport Terminal 3. There are 2 sections to feature an extensive selection of wines, spirits and sake at bottle chop prices, a bar grub menu as well as the freedom to order in from other F&B establishments at no additional cost. Representing conviviality and togetherness, the logo – and name of the bar – draws inspiration from its location in the airport, in that it is...

Shake Shack’s Jalapeno Ranch Menu Debuts

Shake Shack is heating things up! To celebrate the opening of their latest outlet at Great World, Shake Shack has debuted their spicy Jalapeño Ranch menu which features loaded ShackBurger, Chick’n Shack and Crinkle Cut Fries topped with a made-from-scratch creamy, tangy ranch and house-pickled jalapeños. The limited-offering menu will also be available at Shacks island-wide from 28 April to 15 June 2021 only. Limited-time Jalapeño Ranch Menu Inspired by a classic American favourite, the Jalapeño Ranch menu takes Shack classics and amps up the heat – the star of the show is a creamy ranch sauce made from real...

Mocktails for Mum with Lyre’s

With Mother’s Day coming soon, some of you might have the idea of preparing breakfast in bed or treating mum to a home cooked brunch. We can help you spice those up with some mocktail ideas! Lyre’s non-alcoholic spirits were crafted to pay homage to the flavours of the world’s most time-tested spirits, made to look, taste and sashay around the palate just like the originals that inspired them. Best of all, they’re made from a mix of natural flavours, extracts and distillates derived from fruits, botanicals, spices, seeds and other natural sources. As such, the products contain flavour notes...