Carrotsticks & Cravings’ third outfit is located on Stanley Street and it boasts gorgeous coastal-inspired interiors by award-winning interior designer Isabelle Miaja and provides a much-needed respite from the hustle and bustle of the business district – it is set to become the go-to spot for all-day dining from breakfast and lunch, to post-workout meals, and weekend brunches!
Customers can look forward to tucking into Carrotsticks & Cravings’ signature menu brimming with delicious and healthy signature dishes made with meticulously-sourced ingredients – a trait that the brand is well-known for, good quality coffee, as well as an outlet-exclusive breakfast platter.
Carrotsticks & Cravings strives to serve the freshest quality and wholesome dishes – this is why each and every ingredient on Carrotsticks & Cravings’ menu is carefully-sourced, and recipes are thoughtfully-conceived, to accommodate varying dietary requirements. Some dishes can be customised for customers who are vegetarian, vegan or are on gluten-free and even paleo diets. The food menu is presented under four categories; Morning Specials, Bowls, Open Herb Sourdough and Sandwiches.
The folks at Carrotsticks & Cravings are firm believers of indulging in cravings and enjoying every bite. This is why the menu also offers gluten-free, vegan and refined sugar-free dessert options in the form of cakes, tarts and other bakes.
Carrotsticks & Cravings was founded in 2017 by Melbourne-born Terri-Anne who opened the first outlet at Dempsey Hill which still remains a popular spot for many. A second outlet at Robertson Quay opened in 2018.
Natural wines, sourdough pizzas & more. They’d love to get guzzled with you all day, but the farmer has to work in the day. Find Drunken Farmer for after-work drinks from 6pm onwards, every Tues-Sat. Book a spot: www.drunkenfarmer.sg/pages/reservations
A playground for wild wines and all things sourdough. Indulge in scrumptious sourdough pizzas, fermented snacks and a wine list of over 80 natural & biodynamic wines.
With a mission to bring great sake dining culture to Singapore, Sake Labo on Stanley Street is a culinary-cultural concept that combines sake drinking, japas dining, and retail into a multi-faceted experience. They serve high-quality, small-batch craft sake imported directly from Japanese breweries, and all their sakes are meticulously kept in negative temperatures to preserve the integrity of each sake’s flavour and aroma.
A passionate chef trained in different cuisines - Japanese, French, Spanish - Chef Angus blends a myriad of flavours in his dishes. As a multi award-winning chef, Chef Angus not only masters his preferred style of cooking, but also wields the skills needed to cook up a storm using a variety of techniques.
Chef Angus honed his chops under prestigious tutelage, with travels to Spain and Japan. Throughout his illustrious career, Chef Angus has been twice awarded with Chef of the Year at World Gourmet Summit (2018 and 2020).
Miznon will bring a slice of Israeli cuisine and culture to local shores as it is set to open its first Asian outpost end October.
Hailing from Tel Aviv, Israel, Miznon is a highly-acclaimed contemporary casual eatery that has conquered hearts worldwide with its unique and inventive take on Israeli street food that encapsulates the vibrant flavours of the city.
Founded by Chef Eyal Shani – a local food hero, judge on MasterChef Israel and alsoregarded by famed restauranteur and Chef Yotam Ottolenghi as ‘the voice of modern Israelicuisine’, Miznon presents whimsical iterations of the humble pita as well as sides that are conjured with meticulously-sourced good ingredients, consummate culinary skills, a touch ofshowmanship, and presented with the brand’s characteristic lively and boisterous flair.
The Singapore outlet is headed by Israeli native Chef Or Hakmimi – who will be dishing up Miznon’s original creations such as a range of signature pitas brimming with robust flavours, as well as the by-now famous hits the likes of Baby Cauliflower Flower, Batata and Runover Potato.
From the group that brought you Sum Yi Tai, Mona Lounge, and Eliza, Coterie Concepts launches the third character of their narrative, Chi Kinjo, a Modern Sushi Bar and Highball Den. Set in the memory of a time in Kyoto when chaos was the mandate and danger was foretold, Chi Kinjo is an intimate yet lively Sushi & Izakaya restaurant and basement bar where promises are made and secrets are kept.
The new Modern-Sushi Restaurant offers guests contemporary Japanese Cuisine with a carefully curated menu that showcases creativity, ingenuity and sophistication. Coterie Concepts Co-founder Tay Eu-Yen said: "We wanted to bring creative modern sushi and quality ingredients into a casual space. Chi Kinjo, with its informal setting, offers an alternative to fine dining without compromising on culinary standards."
Helmed by Chef Lamley Chua, who brings a lifetime of experience working in International and Michelin Star restaurants such as LP+Tetsu, divides the menu into five distinct sections; Starters, Maki, Aburi Nigiri, Hot Small Plates and Hot Big Plates. The menu challenges what guests already know about Japanese cuisine and pushes the boundaries between traditional and modern, eastern and western.
The Bushido code is a Japanese code of conduct that is embodied by samurai, and is a sacred set of virtues that Chef Lamley lives by. His craft is defined by tremendous respect for tradition and maintaining the integrity of ingredients. He elevates a time-old cuisine with contemporary flavours to suit the modern palate. The delicate balance of flavours showcases the complexity of each dish and his thoughtfulness. To honour the integrity of each ingredient, he only uses the highest quality of ingredients to derive the purest taste, which can only be achieved by exercising consciousness in the sourcing of these ingredients. By taking the time to understand the work that goes into quality produce, Chef Lamley ensures that nothing goes to waste.
All Coterie Concepts’ outlets are interconnected by a narrative, stay tuned for the next part of the story. In the meantime, you can read more about all their establishments here.
Common Man Stan, a newly opened outlet by Common Man Coffee Roasters in the Singapore CBD is a maturing of their ideas around what a café can offer, how they represent coffee as a unique product in itself and who they would like to engage with as they progress in their mission to be a Champion for Specialty Coffee in this region.
They want what they do to celebrate the relationships formed throughout the journey between bean and cup – from the farmers and millers to baristas and drinkers.
You can expect some of your favourites from their 22 Martin Road outlet's menu plus some new dishes that they have created especially for the outlet, reflecting the vibe of the new neighbourhood. Where possible, they have incorporated local produce into their dishes, proudly working with Citizen Farm, Kuhlburra Fish, Tiong Bahru Bakery and Nurti-nest Honey to name a few.
This is all set amidst a sleek backdrop of the cafe, which combines natural textures of wood and rattan, marble and raw cement brought together with a touch of gold. They hope this reflects both CMCR's history and also their goals for the future.
Chef Christophe Lerouy (formerly of Alma by Juan Amador) has started a brand new modern French restaurant, Restaurant Lerouy, on Stanley Street.
Diners get to sit around the eye-catching long & winding counter which frames the open kitchen.
There are three-, five- and seven-course tasting menus to select from for lunch and dinner. For the month of December, chef Lerouy will work his magic and presents his version of Christmas foie gras creation.
Originally from France, the decorated chef Lerouy brings with him a myriad of food cultures and techniques from his culinary exploits around the world. He spent his formative years receiving a strong foundation in classical French techniques under the tutelage and apprenticeship of Michelin-starred chefs Christian Le Aquer (Le Pavillon Ledoyen) and Guy Martin (Le Grand Vefour), Pourcel Brothers (Le Jardin des Sens). Thereafter, he worked in Los Angeles, Shanghai, Marrakech, Abu Dhabi and one year in Singapore in 2008 when he was sous chef The Lighthouse Restaurant.
Chef Lerouy’s classical French foundation incorporated modernist leanings at Amador Restaurant and Cellar at the Park Rotana Abu Dhabi, as well as at Alma by Juan Amador. It was at Alma where his culinary excellence and direction as the restaurant’s Chef de Cuisine was awarded the one star accolade in the 2016 Singapore Michelin Guide.
Trattoria Amanda is a celebration of the authentic flavours of Italy and the comfort of its home-cooked dishes. Tucked away on Stanley Street, you'd be pleasantly surprised to discover a piece of home in the hustle and bustle of the city.
Whether you're in the mood for a simple Margherita or a hearty calzone, the star of the show is always their crispy yet chewy dough baked to perfection. Sink your teeth into one of Trattoria Amanda's many pizza offerings and you'll understand what makes their pizza so special. Also don't miss out on their indulgent Burratina e Parma ham, or your favourite pasta served in perfect al dente with the freshest ingredients.
Gaig is a new Catalan restaurant on Stanley Street where you can eat classic dishes and tapas from Barcelona, Spain.
Restaurant Gaig in Singapore is an outpost of their Michelin-starred main branch in Barcelona, which is owned by chef Carles Gaig.
Have you ever tried to drink from a "porrón"? Resembling a cross between a watering can and a wine bottle; porron is a traditional glass wine pitcher found in many regions of Spain. Have your first Porron experience with Restaurant Gaig.
Dishes like Stuffed Baby Calamari, Squid Ink Seafood Fideuan, Red Mullet with homemade pickled mushrooms & "trinxat" are sure to wow tastebuds.