Firebake is a restaurant at East Coast with the first full-scale woodfire bread oven in Singapore, using European historical techniques of breadmaking. Founded by veteran food & beverage consultant Konstantino Blokbergen, Firebake is a celebration of the ancient pathways of breadmaking, and the importance of human touch in the process.
Firebake’s crowning feature is its twin woodfire ovens. One dome-shaped and the other tunnel-shaped, they allow bread to be baked and selected dishes to be slow-cooked. Hand built from some 5,000 bricks by specialized craftsmen over 6 weeks; they are a primal presence and the heart of the restaurant, because around them, and in full view of diners, the ‘theatre’ of breadmaking unfolds.
In the past in old Europe, the entire community would get together and bake bread on Sunday after church. Firebake embraces this tradition and recaptures its comforting spirit in its bread craft and a food experience that is best enjoyed with breads.
On the menu are tartines and sandwiches, salads, soups, stews, grilled and smoked meats and fish, and baked desserts – all tailored to complement the sourdough breads used in the form of sandwiches, toasts, chips, croutons and bits, and breadcrumbs. The flavours are global and contemporary while techniques are again historical European, and showcase the faceted use of the woodfire ovens and stoves, and cast iron pots and pans.
With a strong heritage since 1980, Black Knight Hotpot continues to be a crowd favourite in the bustling city of Taipei, where it first originated. You can find out what the raves are all about as it has set foot here in Singapore at The Shoppes, Marina Bay Sands.
With its first and only outlet in Singapore; diiners will get to savour local tastes unique to Taiwan. Specialties include the signature Chinese Sichuan Spicy Hotpot, Taiwanese beef noodles & Chinese braised dishes.
Baker’s Brew's first ever cafe and studio concept is now at Paragon. Enjoy their delectable bakes, from cakes to tarts, while sipping speciality coffee from their coffee partner, Papa Palheta. Of course, they will also have a homely studio there, where their fun loving instructors will be spreading their passion for baking through their classes!
Baker's Brew Studio is a sanctuary for the baking enthusiasts in Singapore. They offer a contemporary and novel experience. They aspire to provide an ambience that amplifies your baking experience. Beyond a studio or school, they are your second home for baking.
Baker’s Brew Studio offers engaging and interactive hands-on baking classes whereby participants get to experience the whole baking journey. Their baking classes ranges from novice level, suitable for baking enthusiasts with little or no baking experience, to advanced level which are suitable for enthusiasts who want to enhance their techniques.
Your celebrations will never be the same with their specially customised cakes. They can cater for cakes of varying sizes and designs, tailor made to suit your needs, for any occasion.
PAUL, a family bakery and patisserie founded in 1889 in France, offers a selection of country-style and fancy bread, viennoiserie (croissants, etc.) pastries, cakes and desserts, snacks and sandwiches. From April 2017, you can also indulge in their creations at the Departure/Transit Lounge of Changi Airport Terminal 1.
PAUL is a ''Maison de Qualité'' whose values have been perpetuated since 1889. It is also, and most importantly, a family concern: five generations dedicated to the taste of good bread since they opened the first bakery.
Play is a child’s work and The Better Toy Store is a child’s workshop of award-winning toys carefully selected for excellence in play value, design, quality and impact on the environment. Every toy they choose is evaluated for these qualities and they do not compromise because they believe children deserve the best. Anything else is just not good enough. Their latest store will be opening soon at Paragon.
In 1987, The Original Toy Store started as a tiny store that made sustainability its foundation and good design its cornerstone. Only the best toys from award-winning brands the world over, were painstakingly sourced and presented in a one-of-a-kind experiential shop environment.
In 2004, to better communicate their brand, they renamed ourselves The Better Toy Store because, in a nutshell, their toys are simply, better.
To this day, only Educational, Beautiful, Safe and Environment-friendly Toys are chosen.
From Sunday, 12 March 2017, some stretches of the existing Upper Aljunied Road will be permanently closed to traffic, as part of plans to transform it into Bidadari Heritage Walk. In tandem with the closure, a new realigned Upper Aljunied Road will open to traffic from the same day. With an additional lane in each direction, motorists can look forward to smoother traffic on the new road.
The realignment of Upper Aljunied Road paves the way for the pedestrianisation of the existing Upper Aljunied Road and the creation of a new Bidadari Heritage Walk that will preserve the rich heritage and memories of the estate. Lined with a canopy of mature trees, the 700-metre Heritage Walk will recount the history and stories of Bidadari’s rich heritage, including prominent personalities of the past.
Keeping your kicks clean can be an undertaking, and a new shop in Singapore is dedicated to make sure your sneakers are sparkling.
Holystic is Singapore's first full-service sneaker laundry. Find them at Wheelock Place from 18 March 2017 onwards.
Holystic started online 2 months ago and was created to allow Sneaker collectors a place they could go, to solve their sneaker cleaning and restoration needs. Most people do not know what to do or how to do when it comes to sneaker care and grooming. Many are using the wrong method or solution to clean their sneakers causing damages to their highly-prized collection/purchase. This was evident in their overwhelming online orders when we started, and that gave them the motivation to open a proper brick and mortar shop.
They want to make your life easier by helping you keep your kicks fresh and crisp, so you don't have to do it yourself and mess them up. Their services include Sneaker Cleaning, Sneaker Restoration as well as Sneaker Customisation for customers who wants a fresh and unique new look for their sneakers.
Tucked at the edge of Orchard Road within the vibrant arts enclave, Straits Cafe adds much dazzle to the heart of a heritage district. This 120-seater restaurant nestled in Rendezvous Hotel has undergone a recent facelift.
The restaurant’s new facade boasts a myriad of bold colours and geometric accents, a generous use of marble and wood furnishing, and several decorative highlights such as rustic Chinese baskets, vintage enamelware of tingkat, plates and mugs, and quirky display pieces, creating a contemporary dining setting with a touch of traditional that is sure to encapsulate a cosy dining experience for all.
Established since 1998, Straits Cafe presents an iconic buffet spread of local and international fare from the Straits Settlement of Penang, Singapore and Malaysia. Its menu features an extensive spread of fresh seafood, sashimi and signature favourites such as Nonya Laksa, Popiah, Kueh Pie Tee, Rojak and an array of durian desserts!