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It's a wrap for 2014! Here's my take on Singapore's best new restaurants in 2014
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Best Indian tasting menu in Singapore so far...
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Before you throw your hands up in the air and let out a yawn at yet another addition to the crowded Italian dining scene in Singapore, pay heed to what Duxton Road newbie, Alba 1836, will bring to the table: fine Italian fare by Alessandro Frau, who achieved somewhat of a celebrity chef status after he triumphed at Thailand’s Iron Chef TV show last year.
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Chef Jason Tan is a class act and Corner House is going down in our books as one of Singapore best new openings in 2014
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There are no starters and no desserts on the menu @ Pince & Pints, just lobsters (done 5 ways) but this Duxton Road newbie still manages to pack-in the crowd.
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Best value degustation menu in town!
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If the few tapas that we sampled at My Little Tapas Bar are anything to go by, you’re in for a delicious ride.
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After a fabulous mod European dinner at the recently re-opened Restaurant Ember last week, it's no stretch to say that the cooking by new head #chef, Sufian Bin Zain (former Waku Ghin executive sous chef and one-time head chef of Iggy's) is very accomplished indeed. But given his calibre, we reckon that it's no stretch for the chef to step out of his safe harbour to take some risks in the kitchen. For when he does, I think Sufian's cuisine will start turning heads. Till then, the publicity-shy chef will pack them in with his stable of familiar favourites: duck confit, bouillabaise, Jerusalem artichoke soup and the likes. And at $88 per head for dinner (4 courses), it's great bang for buck.
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Looking for a place to eat, drink and be merry? Checkout Tess @ Seah Street...
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Off the charts delicious char siew at Grand Mandarin
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Julien Royer has outdone himself again....here's why:
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Thumbs up to Kandahar Street newbie, Cicheti for the simple menu of well-executed small plates, pizzas and pastas
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Editor @ Zagat; Sgp Expert @Telegraph Travel; Regional Academy Chair @ Worlds50Best; Food Writer @ CNN Travel, Food Blogger @ Bibikgourmand
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Based in Singapore, Evelyn is the local editor of Zagat and a former Time Out food critic who contributes to numerous premium publications including New York Times, Telegraph Travel, Conde Nast Traveller and CNN Travel, as well as writing her own well-established blog, Bibik Gourmand. She has also appeared in numerous food-related TV programmes including Asian Ace, 3 Chefs 1 City and The Toque 12.
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Niseko dining: Where to eat in the 'Aspen of the East'
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This Japanese resort town has become a world-class winter destination with a fantastic food scene to match

Singapore's 8 best new restaurants
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Close to 700 new eateries opened in Singapore over the last year. We've done the hard work and offer this shortlist of the best

Indocafe - The White House (Singapore)
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Owned by Indocafe (whose office used to sit in now-vacant colonial building that shares the same plot) and managed by the folks behind The C

Buono Terra (Singapore)
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Since last November, Buono Terra by The Connoiseur Concerto has joined the fray, on the upper end of the Italian dining club. Sited next to

Burnt Ends (Singapore) with David Pynt
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Like Loh's eatery at nearby Esquina, Burnt Ends is tucked away in a narrow strip of shop house space in Chinatown's Teck Lim Road (just step

Oca Grassa (Singapore) @ Bukit Pasoh
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Meaning fat goose in Italian, Oca Grassa is not your classic Italian joint and, no, it's not a goose meat-centric eatery either. While the r

Hashi Japanese Restaurant (Singapore)
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Oso Ristorante (“Oso”) started life humbly in 2004 as an Italian eatery. Within a period of 9 years, owners, Diego Chiarini and Stephane Col

Morsels (Singapore) @ Mayo Street
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Yes, Loh, designed the rustic interior – she stripped the walls of its coat of paint; restored and repainted the wooden tables and chairs th

Keystone (Singapore) with Immanuel Tee
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The dull-grey interior with mirrored panels and art installations has not changed and neither has its modern European fine-dining intention

Olivia Cassivelaun Fancourt (Singapore)
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Occupying the former back office space of the Timbre Group, OCF sits on the upper floor of the Art House*, atop Timbre @ Arts House. After a

The Flying Squirrel (Singapore) by Jack & Rai
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Named The Flying Squirrel (“TFS”), for an animal that resembles the sugar glider (the Australian zodiac sign of Ho's wife and TFS' co-owner,

Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet (Shanghai)
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These wins signal a meteoric rise for the Frenchman who first landed a job in Shanghai as chef de cuisine of Jade on 36 in year 2005. Within

Chinois by Susur Lee @ Resorts World Sentosa
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With his wind-kissed long hair tied back into a ponytail, the Hong Kong-born and Canada-based Lee may not be a familiar face in Singapore un

Halia @ Raffles Hotel (Singapore)
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For a shot of aperitif (or digestif) – wines, beers, cocktails and a selection of spirits including The Balvenie single malt whiskey, Reyka

Bibik GourmandBibik Gourmand: Jaan with Julien Royer
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Despite the deluge of big name chefs in our tiny city-state, the 14-table Jaan deserves a spot in the city's high-dining radar. Yes, the unb

Bibik GourmandBibik Gourmand: Nassim Hill Bakery, Bistro & Bar
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Thanks to Imaginings (the folks behind Wala Wala and KPO), Tanglin Post Office now boasts an attractive next-door neighbor. New to the neigh

Bibik GourmandBibik Gourmand: Kaixo @ Tanjong Pagar (Singapore)
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Issachar Lee, a business graduate who pursued a career in the semi-conductor industry, decided to switch career when he hit early 30s. He dr

Bibik GourmandBibik Gourmand: Lolla @ Ann Siang Road
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Barely 2 years after running as a pop-up underground supper club, Lolla's Secret Supper, the guerilla-dining operator has surfaced with a sh

Bibik GourmandBibik Gourmand: Modern Asian Diner (MAD) by Tung Lok and D...
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Occupying a double-tiered, black-swathed warehouse-like space at the recently revamped Turf City, MAD gives the impression of a glorified ni