Pronto Caffe & Bar is a Japanese-Italian casual restaurant chain which has over 260 outlets across Japan. They are opening their 1st Singapore outlet on Church Street.
"Pronto" is Italian for "ready," and there at Pronto they are ready to serve you throughout the day.
Enjoy aromatic Italian-style coffee and bread in the morning, a plate of pasta for lunch, a cup of tea with their original recipe cakes and pastries in the afternoon, and a varied menu of alcoholic beverages and food, mostly appetizers, in the evening.
Pronto offers a relaxing spot to spend time any time of the day you choose.
Check out Pronto from 13 June onwards at the new Japanese food enclave, Gochi, which is located on Church Street.
Deriving its name from the Japanese god of prosperity Ebisu, Evisu was founded in Osaka, Japan, in 1991. The brand is renowned for producing its denim wear through traditional and labour-intensive methods, and introducing premium-quality selvedge denim and custom distressing to the world.
Despite its worldwide success and critical acclaim, Evisu’s mission to create high-quality products remains unchanged. Today, Evisu is embraced by both collectors and hipsters alike.
Singapore’s True Group is set to launch their flagship TFX fitness centre in Funan, the company’s only fitness centre in Singapore which has a swimming pool and outdoor deck, along with cutting-edge smart training systems.
Slated to open very soon this month, TFX Funan will be the first gym in Singapore to house the Matrix Strength Ultra Series which comes with Intelligent Video Training Display for resistance training. It will also have Life Fitness IC6 spinning bikes, a Naomi training cube, Concept 2’s Bike and Ski ERGs and rowers, functional training equipment from Ziva and Torque, and Rogue’s barbells and a Monster Rhino Belt Squat.
Aside from the latest machinery, True Group has invested in My Zone: a heart-rate based system that uses wireless and cloud technology to monitor physical activity.
My Zone connects to user’s wearable devices such as a smartwatch, as well as connecting to the gym equipment – all geared to monitoring achievements, fitness progression and ultimately, delivering results. My Zone also allows users to connect and interact with other club members, creating a community aspect to training, among many more cool perks.
Memberships at TFX will start at $128 plus GST per month, making it value-for-money, all-accessible spaces for the local community.
After undergoing a three-year redevelopment, Funan is set to make its highly-anticipated return on 28 June 2019. Poised to become an inviting and energetic heart of Singapore’s Civic District, Funan aims to inspire play, learning, creativity and connection with more than 180 brands clustered round six passion themes – Tech, Craft, Play, Fit, Chic, and Taste. Of these, around 30% are new-to-market brands, new concept stores or flagships. Reinforcing Funan’s position as a showcase for local talents, more than 60% of the brands originate from Singapore. More than 30% of Funan’s brands are new to CapitaLand’s portfolio.
Mr Chris Chong, Managing Director, Retail, CapitaLand Singapore, said: “Shaped by its unique location in a new-gen live-work-play hub, Funan brings together experiential and activity-based retail at a scale not seen before in Singapore’s Civic District, while providing a collaborative platform for retailers to share their brand stories. With a dedicated Community Manager, Funan goes beyond a singular focus on achieving a certain retail mix to curate community experiences that consumers are passionate about, as it seeks to build social connections and networks beyond the transactional.”
With a total gross floor area of approximately 887,000 sq ft, the Funan integrated development comprises a retail component, two office blocks and lyf Funan Singapore – the Singapore flagshipof The Ascott Limited’s lyf coliving serviced residence that is designed by millennials formillennials. It is located right in the heart of the Civic District with excellent connectivity, including a direct underpass linking to City Hall MRT interchange station. As a new paradigm for live, workand play in Singapore’s city centre, Funan offers a synergistic combination of retail, office andserviced residence components that is designed to appeal to savvy consumers pursuing quality of life in a socially-conscious and creative environment. Further to the opening of Funan’s retailand office components, lyf Funan Singapore is slated to open in 4Q 2019.
Funan’s indoor cycling path runs 200 metres from the start of the trail to the Level 1 Bicycle Hub. The cycling path serves working professionals in and around Funan who cycle to office during the morning peak hours.
During the mall's operating hours from 10am to 10pm, cyclists are encouraged to dismount and push their bicycles in the mall. The Bicycle Hub houses a variety of end-to-trip amenities that include shower cabins, lockers, and a bicycle repair and pump station.
There are also bicycle counters that allow cyclists to take their meals while seated on their bicycles. Funan will have 166 bicycle bays – the most among any CapitaLand property in the Civic District and CBD.
Two Bakers is an artisanal bakery cafe that serves specialty coffees as well as bespoke French and American pastries that are lovingly handcrafted and baked fresh daily.
Inspired by time-honoured recipes, Two Bakers have created numerous best-sellers including a delightfully moist carrot cake, dainty éclairs with dark chocolate and salted caramel fillings, and Le Chocolat Noir, a beautifully-glazed mousse cake with hazelnut praline on a crispy feuilletine base. Specialising in artisanal 3D fondant cake artworks, Two Bakers are able to conceptualise, design and customise any cake of desire for that special occasion.
Using only French butter and top-notch ingredients for their pastries as well as good ol’ fresh cream whipped up from scratch, Two Bakers firmly believe in delivering high quality and authentic cuisine that is good for the soul.
In addition to their sweet desserts, Two Bakers also offer savoury fare on the menu including chunky beef stew that is fork-tender and immersed in a rich tomato broth, an Asian pulled-pork sandwich ala ‘Tau Yu Bak’, daily-special comfort soups as well as other specially curated recipes.
There is always a surprise on the menu which keeps Two Bakers’ customers coming back for more.
Created by Singapore’s leading specialist wine retailer, Grill by 1855 The Bottle Shop is a refreshing new concept that aims to redefine wine & spirit retail, fusing it with the finest elements of grill dining.
Revel in a chic and cosy venue designed to take you through an experiential journey of wine education, shopping and dining within a single space. Crafted to suit both oenophiles and novices, you have the freedom to enjoy unadulterated wine and whisky appreciation at your own comfort. Take a bottle home to enjoy, or pick a label off the shelf to dine-in – it’s fuss-free, no frills and no corkage.
Shop a curated selection of over 800 premium wine & spirit labels and receive personalised recommendations from a team of professionals. From revered classics to modern mavericks, expect exclusive labels from France, Italy, Spain, Australia, Germany, Scotland and more.
Dine at Grill by 1855 The Bottle Shop with a special menu tailored to complement and enhance the flavours and stories of the extensive wine collection. Helmed by the chefs of the acclaimed WAKANUI Grill Dining Singapore, the delectable selection of tapas and mains exhibits the culinary team’s mastery of the charcoal grill, featuring signature ingredients synonymous with New Zealand’s Canterbury region in dishes like Lamb Chop and Ocean Beef Ribeye Dice Steak.
Hearty lunch options of Smoked Salmon with Caper White Wine Sauce and Roast Lamb Leg with Gravy also offer mall-goers a dining respite from the bustle of Orchard Road.
Patrons can also look forward to a fine wine discovery programme and exclusive tasting flights in the latter half of 2019, created with Coravin, the wine preservation system.
Honeymill at Paragon is the world’s first honey store to offer cups of different honey drinks mixed and perfected by a robot. They also offer a diverse range of honeys from all over the world, snacks such as breadsticks with honey crème dip, and healthy no-bake cakes that contains no preservatives & no colouring.
Their mission is to bring happiness and healthiness to their customers with "THe Taste of Joy". Savour "The Taste of Joy" and sample their honeys at their newly-opened Paragon store or visit their website and get it delivered from hive to jar to your door.