Mao Singapore
New Bar: Mao
A cool underground nightclub in the heart of Singapore's CBD
Kabuke Sakes
New Bar: Kabuke
After-work sake gastrobar in Telok Ayer
Squid ink seafood fideuà
New Restaurant: Restaurant Gaig
Elegant but homely meals served Catalan-style in the heart of Telok Ayer
Charred octopus with fennel, squid ink, XO & red vinegar
New Restaurant: Blackwattle
Three- and five-course menus in Australian chef Clayton Wells' Singaporean venture


Traditional French sliced steaks in huge portions with free flow fries only for $30. What more can you ask for?
Amazingly grilled and charred meats like a whole spring chicken at affordable prices. The cocktail list is solid, too.
The Market Grill exterior; Singapore
A diner-like vibe, hearty burgers, perfectly grilled lobsters and hunks of meat. Enough said.
Binomio, Singapore
Great Spanish eats in a cavernous setting with a smart dining room, a chilld-ouet bar space and a dedicated tapas bar.
Fleur De Sel
A cozy fine French restaurant in a charming Tras Street shophouse dishing out prettily-plated dishes of robust French flavors.
Brasserie Gavroche
This old-school French brasserie is the real deal with its classic menu and French cafe decor.
Roast Chicken at Bar-Roque Grill
Essentially a grill, this laidback French restaurant has a loyal following of French expats (always a good sign).
Lucha Loco
A full-on Mexican restaurant serving tacos, quesadillas, lots of tequila and also has a beautiful alfresco garden deck.
It looks unassuming from the outside but this cozy place has a mean menu of Italian and Roman classics.
Moosehead interior
Unpretentious, perpetually busy and great for sharing, this Mediterannean small plates restaurant is always fun.
Burlamacco Ristorante Interior
A cozy but airy Amoy Street shophouse is home to this Italian restaurant with lots of Tuscan cues.
Tonkotsu King
One of Chef Keisuke's first ramen joints in Singapore, this hole-in-the-wall tonkotsu ramen joint always has snaking queues.
Helmed by Chef Leong Khai Git, this unpretentious open concept restaurant serves off-cuts and creatively reimagined sharing dishes.
Sabio's Pulpo gallego (octopus cooked in olive oil and lemon)
This Spanish tapas restaurant is always abuzz with groups who love to share traditional plates of patatas aioli over sangria.
Fordham & Grand, Singapore
Open for lunch, dinner and supper, this wine bar and restaurant gets busy until the wee hours of the morning.
Trattoria Nonna Lina, Singapore
A quaint family-run Tuscan restaurant with the usual fare of pasta and seasonal dishes.
inITALY Antipasto bar
A homey Italian restaurant on Craig Road where the homemade pasta dishes are the stars of the show.
An Argentinean-style parilla steakhouse where the star is the meat, each of which come naked on a white plate.
Prosciutto di Parma served with compressed black pepper rock melon
Otto Ristorante's casual sister restaurant still serves up affordable and reliable Italian food.