Following the successful launch of Yakson in Singapore at Wheelock Place in November 2016, female beauty aficionados who desire a smaller, V-shaped face would be happy to know that the Korean non-invasive aesthetic centre has opened its second branch at The Star Vista.
Yakson, established in Korea since 1979, is a well-regarded non-invasive aesthetic centre that is extremely popular and prominent in Korea, helmed by its original, ground-breaking Golki Therapy that effectively helps their customers achieve a permanent smaller and slimmer V-shaped face, as well as a slender body shape, a smaller Pelvis and realigning of bow legs without any surgical procedures, needles, diet or medicine.
Come 7th April, Korean naturalism brand innisfree will open its 10th boutique in Bedok Mall.
East siders rejoice as that makes one more store in the East, and more reason to pamper your skin with eco-friendly and naturally derived skincare and beauty goodness.
Staying true to its all-natural brand philosophy, the spacious 1,970 square feet store features the brand’s signature vertical garden installation, minimalistic wooden furnishing and clean, ambient lighting for immersive, fuss-free shopping.
The Bedok Mall boutique will also offer increased accessibility for K-beauty enthusiasts residing in the East, especially fans of the My Cushion series, as it will be the third outlet to house all 100 My Cushion cases from the well-loved customizable cushion collection (currently only available at innisfree’s Takashimaya S.C. and VivoCity boutiques).
Dookki means 'Two Meals' in Korean. It is a successful dining concept originating from the Republic of South Korea.
â€‹Since its first opening in December 2014, Dookki now has more than 100 stores worldwide and its first outlet in Singapore will be opening soon at Suntec City.
Tteokbokki, literally translated as "stir-fried rice cake" is a beloved Korean dish which comes in many variations and has a rich history.
With an unlimited supply of ingredients from their self-serve bar, you can enjoy endless amounts of tteokbokki prepared in various way. At Dookki, diners have fun creating their own unique recipes with friends and family.
SBCD Korean Tofu House specialises in tofu stews (Sundubu) and is located in the basement of the new Tanjong Pagar Centre. There you'll find a fully-fledged menu of Korean comfort food.
Sundubu, is a type of jjigae (Korean stew), consisting of freshly curdled tofu, ingredients of meat or seafood, egg and gochujang (Korean Miso) served in a hot stone pot with white rice on the side. The varieties available include Original Beef or Pork, Assorted Seafood, Oyster, Abalone, Intestines, Ham & Cheese, Vegetables and Sesame.
Color your average, humid day with a fresh bite of Bingsu from Snowstory. Available from 22nd February 2017.
With a snow-like theme that is inviting to children and adults alike, Snowstory is the perfect place to spend time with friends and family the next time you visit Sentosa, Singapore's little Island of fun.
Tradition is at the heart and soul of what is served up on your platters at K-Tower. Located along Amoy Street, K-Tower started out as a vision to bring together close family and friends to dine as one, engaging in the cooking of seafood together, and to savour the freshness of seafood.
Inspired by the “9 Layer Seafood” in the recent travels of the founders to Korea, K-Tower uniquely represents the latest gastronomical hit of the seafood tower that was recently sparked off in Korea. Keeping to the authentic Korean style of the seafood tower, fresh seafood is steamed within the tower, with varieties of seafood stacked up in tiers, where the essence of seafood trickles downwards and amalgamates in a steaming hot pot of goodness.
True to its belief that seafood must be enjoyed fresh and delivering the succulent juices of the ocean to your very tastebuds, K-Tower seeks to transform your dining experience when it comes to delicacies from the sea, by having live seafood tanks within the restaurant itself. As K-Tower says it, it’s all about “The goodness of the ocean, all in one steaming pot”.
Headed by their Group Executive Chef Choi Minchul (who was a former food trainer at Marina Bay Sands), they present to you a breakthrough Korean dining concept! They are the first in Singapore to introduce the Mini Hwaro Grill which is a food trend taking Korea by storm, along with a wide assortment of sumptuous Korean skewers, freshly prepared daily.
With the accompaniment of contemporary Swing Jazz music, the 50 seater Hansul punches way above its weight by being the only bar in Singapore that serves up the most extensive array of Soju, Makgeolli, Cheongju and Korean Cocktails. In addition, they offer a selection of Italian wine and cider.
Cham Pong is a popular noodle dish that is prepared in a red, spicy seafood broth containing hearty vegetables and variety of seafood. At Daejon House, you will find special Korean Cham Pong made with broth from beef bones simmered for 6 hours.
Named after Daejon, the 5th largest city in South Korea, Daejon House is designed like a traditional Korean house. Vintage-looking newspapers, books and movie posters are used to decorate the restaurant's interior.
In a city that can’t resist South Korea's latest dining trends, Patbingsoo Korean Dining House officially launched to much anticipation at Plaza Singapura last month. Patbingsoo is the first dining house to bring together the best of both worlds: a diverse variety of bingsoo and the latest Korean street food in a fun, casual and authentic Korean setting.
Their Rolling Cheese Pork Ribs, is guaranteed to tickle the fancy of meat and cheese lovers. The cheese mixture is melted using a one-of-a-kind ‘slapping’ technique that ensures a stringy texture, before being rolled around each individual pork rib. The dish is served with the highly recommended spicy gochujang sauce or a non-spicy version, with sides of fries and crunchy cabbage, sweet corn and chopped pineapple.
Discover bingsoo wonderland with the extensive range of bingsoo offerings, perfect for any occasion or mood. New bingsoo flavours include the Euljiro Bingsoo (strawberry and cheesecake), the Incheon Bingsoo (Tiramisu coffee and rum) and Sinsa Patbingsoo, innovatively cut to maintain the entire rock melon's dome shape.
H:Connect is a Korean fashion label made for contemporary, unique and stylish people who are passionate and positive. Available at Bugis Junction. Now it's time to connect.
The 10-year-old brand has more than 300 stores across South Korea, Taiwan and China, including a flagship store in the upmarket district of Gangnam in Seoul. The Singapore store is the brand's first South-East Asian store.
Yakson is the first of its kind Korean aesthetic centre set to make its mark in Singapore with an all-new, non-invasive original Golki Therapy to help women achieve a smaller and slimmer face with the coveted V-line facial shape naturally.
Female fans of K-beauty can look forward to attaining the ideal Korean beauty looks without surgical or invasive procedures, as Yakson, a first-of-its-kind Korean aesthet ic company, officially opened its first outlet in Singapore at Wheelock Place. Catering exclusively to female clients, the new Yakson Singapore branch offers the original Golki Therapy invented in 1979 by Mr. Lee Byung-Chul, Chairman and Founder of Yakson. Based on the principle of bone tonification, Golki Therapy can help women achieve a smaller and slimmer face as well as a slender body shape, including bow leg realignment and pelvic care, in a natural way.
Golki Therapy is supported by scientific research carried out by Seoul National University and has more than 37 years of track record and successful results in helping clients to achieve their desired face sizes and body shapes.
Based on the principle of bone tonification, Golki Therapy combines the healthcare technique of promoting circulation by stimulating bones manually with non-invasive aesthetics programs to offer face resizing or balancing care; pre and post-surgical care; bow leg and pelvic care.
The therapy involves unique bone massage techniques to realign the bone structure to its original, symmetrical shape; which leads to an increase in core blood circulation to the skin muscles, improving supply of nutrients and discharge of waste. Golki Therapy also enhances the overall health and brings about beautiful changes to the body.
Korean brand Innisfree will make its inaugural debut at nex – the largest mall in the North-East region of Singapore.
With innisfree’s first ever store in the North-East suburban area, the brand will offer increased accessibility for K-Beauty enthusiasts residing in the North-East. Now there is more reason to pamper your skin with eco-friendly and naturally derived skincare and beauty goodness.
Keeping true to its all-natural brand philosophy, the 1,249 square feet store offers a spacious and brightly lit interior for easy, fuss-free shopping. In line with the clean aesthetic across innisfree boutiques worldwide, this newest store features the brand’s signature vertical garden installation, with rows of potted plants and light touches of lush greenery. Furnished with minimalistic wooden panels and clean, ambient lighting, the latest boutique at nex promises a complete and immersive innisfree experience.
The Pound was opened by two Korean sisters. This cosy cafe in Jalan Sultan serves only two things — homemade cakes and coffee.
The Swiss rolls are the speciality, but head there early as there are only six rolls available daily. Try the Strawberry Roll Cake, which sees fresh cream and a strawberry wrapped within a light, airy vanilla sponge. The Pound also serves up other excellent cakes like the Fig Pound Cake, which is moist, loaded with dried fruit and absolutely worth your money. Wash it all down with a well-brewed Americano.
GoroGoro Steamboat & Korean Buffet Restaurant is fun, affordable and yummy! They distance themselves from the more traditional and pricey image of typical steamboat buffet restaurants, providing a cozy environment for light-hearted gleeful dining experience without guests having to worry about their pockets.
Why the name GoroGoro? Well, when we are hungry, that is the sound our tummy makes. And when their delectable steamboat broths are boiling, that is also the magical bubbling sound! The brand is represented by a cute hungry monster, and each broth has its own mini mascot providing the fun element.
GoroGoro caters to different taste preferences by having six choices of bubbling broths to choose from, namely Ginseng chicken, Beauty collagen, Mala, Tomyam, Tomato and Vegetarian. Guests can expect up to 50 selections of fresh meats, veggies, drinks & korean delicacies for weekday lunch and over 70 choices for dinner and weekend dining.
Andong Zzimdak is a popular franchise from Korea established since 2006, and has arrived in Raffles City.
The name, Andong Jjimdak, literally stands for 'steamed chicken of Andong'. It is a variety of jjim (a Korean steamed or boiled dish), which originated from the city of Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, and made with chicken, various vegetables marinated in a ganjang (Korean soy sauce) based sauce.
Kanshoku means ‘to finish eating every last bit of your food’ in Japanese. Founded in 2014 by close friends Melvin and Brendon, Kanshoku has since come a long way to create an experience that fulfills this ambitious intention.
Having tasted some of the best ramen around but never feeling entirely contented, they decided to create a ramen bowl that could be finished in its entirety without feeling stuffed. One that would be enjoyable down to the very last bite.
They didn't know a whole lot when they first started. They were however committed to serving fresh, healthy and tasty ramen. This mantra has guided them well and what they have today is a product of our sincerity and pride in getting their ramen right every step of the way.
To them, Kanshoku Ramen is more than just your next meal, it is a toast to life, love and a passion for good food. It makes their day to be able to share this joy with you.
Miss Lok is a fun contemporary asian hot pot and noodle bar serving up classic regional offerings with a modern spin.
It is not just a restaurant; but rather a crazy place where street food, cocktails and music meet to create a unique culinary experience, all with a touch of naughtiness.
Be sure to indulge in some lok lok sticks (dishes on skewers), dipped into your wide variety of aromatic broths. Mix and create your own unique dips from the open sauce bar or order some speciality dips created by Miss Lok, such as the salted egg yolk and Nam Tom dips. Check out the side dishes which are inspired by popular street hawkers fares found along the alleys of Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia and China.
Unwind over the selection of Asian craft beers or sip some sake shots with party friends or savour some freshly squeezed juices to detox before/after the big night out. If there’s still room, do order a MakPowPow, their take on the popular young coconut dessert commonly found along the streets of Thailand.
With the collaboration of both Yakitori Master and Ramen Master, Menya Takeichi has been established to bring you the Supreme Creamy Chicken Paitan (White Soup) Ramen Speciality Shop.
The Creamy Chicken Paitan soup is prepared by simmering a fresh chicken until it builds into an extremely creamy, flavorful broth. Chicken Tenpura Don (Chicken Tempura Rice Bowl) and all side dishes, will come with freshly sourced chicken.
They are the No 1 Hot Spot Ramen Shop for Chicken Paitan Ramen in Tokyo, and have grown to having 9 outlets within the past few years!
The da bang is one of the most chic and rustic café bars, nestled in the busy business district of Singapore.
They have combined the best of both worlds - Korean brunch cafe by day and Korean Mexican Bar at night.
The da bang encompasses the full experience of the delightful aroma of freshly prepared coffees complemented with great music and mystic ambiance. So stop by, relax and dig into something new and awesome!
Meta serves up classic French-inspired cuisine with an Asian twist.
Meta – meaning change, alternation, and alteration – serves up classic French-inspired cuisine with an Asian twist in a stylish setting by renowned celebrity interior designer Peter Tay.
Nestled in the Bukit Pasoh conservation area, in the heart of Keong Saik, Meta is a spunky hideout in an evolving neighbourhood full of old world charm and modern buzz.
At Meta, they transform fresh and seasonal ingredients into exciting and inventive dishes.
Familiar and comforting, yet eclectic and edgy, their food aims to please the palate and pleasure the senses.
Classically-trained head chef Sun Kim cut his chops in the kitchens of Waku Ghin and Tetsuya Sydney. A native of South Korea, Sun infuses his Asian heritage into French staples, creating modern masterpieces highlighting flavours of the seasons.
Pastry chef Tammy Mah heads up the pastry team at Meta. With over 15 years of experience, Tammy brings a playful twist to her gourmet pastries, sweets and desserts. She enjoys experimenting with textures, shapes and flavours. Tammy believes that there is always room for dessert.
One of Korea’s hottest restaurants, Vatos Urban Tacos, has come to Singapore. Influenced by Mexican street tacos in Los Angeles and home-cooked Korean meals, the menu consists of creations like the Kimchi Carnitas Fries, Galbi Tacos, and Spicy Chicken Quesadillas. Vatos Urban Tacos has since garnered praise for providing exciting new tastes using only the freshest ingredients. CNN named Vatos the “Hottest New Restaurant in Seoul,” and The Daily Meal chose Vatos as one of the “10 Best American Restaurants Outside of the States”.
Vatos Singapore is located in the beautiful former National Armoury Building in South Beach and can seat up to 80 people indoors and another 30 people outdoors.
The highly anticipated Seorae Galmaegi finally lands in Singapore at Plaza Singapura . Seorae Singapore brings the signature galmaegisal - also known as pork skirt meat - to our shores for the very first time by the end of December.
Galmaegisal is found between the ribs and the belly of the pig and is a unique cut that forms only 250 grams of every full-grown pig. Said to have been served exclusively to the Royal Family of Korea in ancient times, Seorae Singapore now offers this kingly dining experience to all.
Using Seorae’s special ‘circle grilling’ technique, the galmaegisal, marinated in a delicious blend of Korean spices, is grilled to perfection. Full of rich flavours, tender and juicy, the taste of galmaegisal resembles that of wagyu beef. Amp up the flavour of the galmaegisal using the well-known Korean dipping style into onion and spicy sauces, accompanied with silky folds of egg and fragrant garlic.
Masizzim ha finally come to Singapore! Masizzim (ë§ˆì‹œì°œ) is a Korean casual restaurant famous for "Galbi Jjim (ê°ˆë¹„ì°œ)", their beef and pork stew dishes.
"Masizzim" is a combination of two Korean words: delicious & stew. Quality and tender marinated meat is cooked with Masizzim`s secret recipe stew sauces. Customers can choose between Soy Sauce flavour or 4 levels of spiciness.
Masizzim also serves a variety of delicious Korean dishes like Korean riceballs, Korean steamed egg, fried pancake etc.
OPPA Chicken is a casual Korean street food joint in Singapore which specializes in serving awesome Korean fried chicken.
They also cater to diners who seek a quick fix of other variety of popular Korean street food such as Korean rice cakes (Ttokpokki). Their exclusive taste of Oppa-topokki is said to be the best all over streets of Seoul and they are proud to be the first to bring into Singapore.
A Global Chinese concept, Lokkee (pronounced as 'Lucky') is a witty and cheeky play on favourite Chinese recipes which have been given a unique tweak to include a dash of Western influence. This genre of Chinese cuisine, often defined by chow mein and fortune cookies, is reinterpreted and elevated here through fresh, top quality ingredients, and clean flavours.
Lokkee aims to add diversity to Singapore’s restaurant landscape and celebrates the style of cuisine commonly found in Chinese restaurants dotted across major cities such as New York, London and Sydney. Created by enterprising Chinese immigrants, it is an appropriation of the food from their motherland, adapted for diners in their new environment.
Lokkee is designed to tap on the growing audience of well-travelled Singaporeans for whom the idea of Chinese food for a Western audience is associated with being in a buzzing cosmopolitan hub.
Nunsaram means “snowman” in Korean and it is an apt name for a place selling bingsu (shaved ice desserts). Taking over the space that previously housed another dessert cafe (Spanish Doughnuts) in Orchard Central is Nunsaram Korean Dessert Cafe, by the owners of South Korean restaurant, K Cook.
Beesket Juice Bar is a South Korean chain that ensures you get your five-a-day in a clever way and from up to 5,000 combinations.
Pick your fruit and vegetable (three per blend) which will be blended with ice and natural fruit nectars (no preservatives, sugars or powders).
Your choice of drink is analysed via a radio frequency device to give you an accurate calorie and nutritional count. There are 39 different fresh fruits and vegetables for picking (eg. mango, strawberry, kale, avocado, yam).
Gallery HUUE has relocated to Bukit Timah Road near Newton Circus.
Gallery HUUE first opened its doors under the name Art On gallery in 2014. They specialize in Korean art and crafts and provide total art consulting services from space analysis, art selection, installation and after services. They are proud our strong reputation they’ve built amongst their clients for providing friendly and tailored services.
Their work does not at stop at merely displaying and selling artworks. They constantly challenge themselves and the art community by introducing talented artist through various exhibitions and projects who are evolving the world of Korean art and the bigger art community with state-of-the-art deviations.
Their newly opened space in Newton will host these exhibitions on a more frequent basis going forward. Their ambition is to establish their name in Singapore and, furthermore in the Asian art community, by the continuous discovering and nurturing talented artists from Korea and beyond.
In Korean, the word “íœ´ Huue” holds an artistic value of being in a restful and meditative state. They want their gallery to be a place where visitors can experience the meaning of the word “Huue” by escaping the busy world to retreat into a relaxed atmosphere dedicated to art, tranquility and beauty. Their mission is to bring the magic of art to everyday spaces and enrich people’s lives. Their new gallery space is a not a typical cold white-cube gallery, but warm area divided into two levels of harmonious space with an accumulation of fine art and crafts around every corner, it offers visitors a relaxed atmosphere where one can truly feel at ease as they enjoy the collections.
The first outlet of this cheery Korean cafe has tons of yellow banana motifs, but not all their food is banana-centric.
On the menu are pretty desserts served in flower pots like the banana pudding with Oreo "soil" and the Pot BingSoo, a concoction created with ice cream, sweet red bean and ice shavings. It's definitely the type of cafe for those who have a sweet tooth and love Instagram photos of cotton candy and sweet treats.
Dosirak offers healthy tasty, convenient takeaway and delivery Korean food with no MSG, corn syrup, pork lard or trans fat.
Take your pick from protein options such as spicy chicken, cured fresh salmon, soy sesame chicken, beef bulgogi and kimchi tofu.
Each bowl comes packed with five kinds of complimentary vegetables (bean sprouts, carrot, cabbage, mushrooms, beans) and white rice. you also top-up to switch to whole grain rice or Korean buckwheat noodles.
Founded in Hong Kong in 2010 by Parisian Ariane Zagury with great success, Rue Madame was born out of the idea to introduce the timeless Parisian-style of fashion to young modern women, as well as to provide a one-stop shop, offering a diversity of exclusively curated women’s ready-to-wear and accessories, for those seeking an alternative wardrobe that allows them to mix and match to showcase their unique personal styles.
Located at the newly refurbished space on the third level of Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee Ann City, Rue Madame is a true Parisian-style fashion concept store that offers an eclectic mix of niche and contemporary designer labels, carefully handpicked from Paris and other parts of Europe.
The new concept store brings together some of the most coveted French fashion labels such as Athé by Vanessa Bruno, Ba&Sh, Gat Rimon, Hartford, IRO, Laurence Doligé, Leon&Harper, Majestic Paris, Mes Demoiselles, Swildens and Tara Jarmon Tara Jarmon, and exquisite accessories from trendy and accessible French jewellery brands like Servane Gaxotte, renowned for their hand-made whimsical ‘Rose’ doll pendants and Didier Dubot which is highly notable in Asia because of the brand’s latest campaign featuring Korean drama ‘You who came from the Star’ lead actress, Jun Ji Hyun; some of which are new-to-market brands exclusively brought into Singapore.
Being the youngest player in the industry of food and beverage, Frozen is bringing the taste of Korea to the very heart of Clementi as well as in your hearts.
Enjoy desserts that will play with your palettes and a little of the Korean culture. Featuring a playful mixture of yogurt ice creams with the combination of smoothies to give you the rich and creamy texture in your mouth also know as YOYO, all their ingredients are directly shipped from Korea.
If you can’t go to Korea they will bring Korea to you!
South Korea’s The Shilla Duty Free has opened across Changi Airport's three terminals and stocks 182 brands.
Approximately 80 of these brands are completely new to the airport, while 26 are reported to be exclusive and unavailable anywhere else in Singapore. Among the brands exclusive to Singapore are Aromatica and Jean Louis Scherrer Perfume. Shilla has also introduced more than 35 Korean brands.
Shilla also announced that by June a new double-storey outlet in terminal 3 will provide facials and beauty consultations.
Guksu 1945 features a family recipe that has been past down 2 generations, and the first homemade Korean noodle house in Singapore.
Janchi Guksu is associated with auspicious occasions, and is perfect for celebrations of any kind. It is served in a broth made from anchovies, and is eaten best with an appetizing sauce made of sesame oil, Korean soy sauce (known as ganjang) and a pinch of chili pepper powder.
Joo Bar is the latest trendsetting addition to a vibrant F&B scene – a sleek, casual and inviting venue within a three-storey heritage shophouse along Tan Quee Lan Street.
Ingeniously created by Singaporean aficionados of Korean culture and food; Jamie and Kristin Lim, Joo is born from a desire to offer top notch modern Korean bites and creative drinks in a space that exudes a laid-back vibe with a tasteful dose of edginess.
Key highlights are its fantastic house brew makgeolli and quality Korean fare by Head Chef Kim Chang Heon with delights such as slow roasted mangalitsa belly; Joo bossam; Kimchi chicken potpie and Seafood Gochujang risotto!
Other creative drinks include Grape Soju Mojito and Yucha Makgeolli Slush.