Discover local gems and global flavours, and even unique culinary experiences with their cocktail bar, personalised dining (pick, cook, enjoy!), and a spice station where you can create your own spice blends for any recipes you fancy. Experience a brand new hypermarket shopping experience this week!
Unwind at the first cocktail bar in a supermarket. Shoppers can now decompress in between their grocery runs. In partnership with Pernod Ricard, The Bar offers a selection of cocktails made from ingredients readily found in-store while also serving up snacks and freshly shucked oysters.
Be sure to stop by and try the signature FairPrice Fizz Tipple, only found at FairPrice Xtra Parkway Parade at The Bar, within the Dine-in Area.
Follow the scent of fresh spices to Jeya Spice. Where you’ll find more than different types of spice powders and a unique spice mixing service where shoppers can customise unique spices blends suited to their palate to take home.
Ban Tong Seafood has opened an exclusive stall at FairPrice Xtra Parkway Parade to bring its signature dishes over to the east. Helmed by Chef Issac, who is a former chef at Asian Food Network, Ban Tong Seafood will offer different types of cuisines prepared in new flavours and styles. What’s unique about this outlet – the concept of Pick, Cook, Enjoy. Shoppers can simply pick fresh ingredients available, have it cooked the way they like and then enjoy a delicious hot meal at their dine-in areas.
Can’t travel to Japan for your year-end holidays? Let Japan come to you instead! Gokoku Japanese Bakery has opened its 3rd outlet in Singapore at Millenia Walk. Best of all, the new outlet comes with a dedicated dine-in café space and an exclusive new menu of Japanese-inspired sandwiches made with Gokoku’s signature breads and buns.
Gokoku Japanese Bakery originates from Japan’s Kobe region, a port city known for its vibrant food culture. Founded in 1961 as a humble shop, Gokoku Japanese Bakery brings a touch of authentic Japanese food culture to Singapore, thanks to its use of premium quality ingredients and grains that are imported from Japan.
Using traditional Japanese ingredients such as brown rice and sakadane — a traditional rice yeast used widely in Japanese breads — Gokoku’s buns are baked from scratch every day using production methods and techniques straight from Japanese kitchens and bakeries. Plus, with baking sessions spread throughout the day, bread-lovers can look forward to fresh buns all day long.
Meidi-Ya's new duplex store at Millenia Walk is the only one outside of Japan and is the biggest in Singapore, integrating an international supermarket on Level 2 and a Food Hall on Level 1.
You can find authentic Japanese food there, mainly those imported directly from Japan by Meidi-Ya, including Japanese fruits and vegetables, meat, fresh fish, sushi, delicatessen and a wide selection of sake.
Shoppers can look forward to a unique Japanese concept bakery and a liquor specialtystore with a focus on Japanese sakes.
This premier Japanese supermarket is intergrated with a food court. Customers can also enjoy beer and food purchased from the store at their new beer garden and terrace area.
Ryan’s Grocery, Singapore’s premium alternative gourmet, organic, gluten-, allergen- and preservative-free specialty foods store, has opened its second and flagship outlet at the newly revamped Great World City. The 4,000 sqft space includes Ryan’s Kitchen, its first restaurant in Singapore.
Other than the range of imported and in-house products currently carried by Ryan’s Grocery, the new store stocks an expanded variety of organic, gluten-, preservative-, and allergen-free products from Singapore, the U.S., Europe and Australia. This includes a selection of Australian native tea, snacks and wild-caught seafood, as well as boutique handmade jams, relishes and condiments.
The highlight of the store, Ryan’s Butchery, will carry NEW products such as quality dry-aged meats prepared right in the store’s dry-aging chamber, as well as an extensive range of meats including Mara Organic Beef, WX Rangers Valley’s Wagyu Beef, Five Founders Carbon Neutral Premium Beef and the winner of Australia’s Best Pork National Award 2018, Borrowdale Carbon Neutral Free Range Pork.
Ryan’s Kitchen marks the brand’s first foray into the restaurant scene in Singapore. The cosy Australian-style dining restaurant seats 40, and serves up a delightful menu prepared with quality produce as well as organic, gluten- and preservation-free products that may also be purchased at Ryan’s Grocery.
Comprising a delectable all-day menu, expect sumptuous organic steaks and burgers made with organic beef patties, wholesome salads, hearty breakfast as well as gluten-free dishes like fish and chips and fried chicken, which are prepared in a dedicated fryer. Quality coffee, tea and organic wine will also be available. Embracing the true farm-to-table concept, Ryan’s Kitchen will be able to prepare dishes with the customers’ choice of meats from the butcheryat a nominal preparation fee as well.
Cold Storage Great World is now known as CS Fresh! Take your taste buds on a gastronomic adventure at your favourite store. Experience a refreshed take on a traditional supermarket, with a fresh bakery, oyster bar, curry bar and much more!
CS Fresh spans over 2,700 sqm at Basement 1 of Great World and houses a first-of-its-kind Oyster Bar, bespoke butchery services, a world class beer, wine and spirits section and Singapore’s widest range of organic produce.
Created with passionate foodies in mind, CS Fresh is the ultimate foodie supermarket. Harvesting 116 years of heritage, industry know-how, and innovation, this fresh concept involves a revamped range of products specially curated for passionate foodies, with the tailored selections key to reigniting foodies’ love affair with food and beverage.
CS Fresh represents a monumental shift away from traditional retail. The CS Fresh vision is big on experiential retail and dining, allowing passionate foodies to savour – on-the-spot – cuisine created from the freshest and widest selection of ingredients one can find under one roof in the country.
You must have heard of or visited one of Don Don Donki stores in Singapore by now, but their 6th & newest branch at Clarke Quay Central has a unique Teppanyaki station for all their customers to feast together! Enjoy sizzling sights as their expert chefs cook up a slew of delicious Japanese recipes such as Wagyu Steak, Beef Hamburg & Teriyaki Chicken Steak for you! This new store operates on a 24-hr basis and is a perfect pit stop for late night party-goers around the area.
Don Quijote, the biggest discount store chain in Japan is operating in Singapore as Don Don Donki. They are focused on providing high quality Japanese products, and they offer a wide variety of items ranging from fresh produce to toys. Find everything you’re looking for and discover things you never knew you needed, only at Don Don Donki.
Quench your thirst with their fan-favourite peach smoothie, or sample other goods at their indoor Sweet Potato Factory!
NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) has opened its largest FairPrice Xtra hypermarket and Unity Pharmacy outlet at VivoCity. The one-stop integrated retail space, spanning over 90,000 square feet, features innovative retail technology to create a more convenient and engaging shopping experience, an extensive array of over 35,000 products, and a wide range of services such as food preparation, dine-in, and bicycle and luggage repair services, including a dedicated play area for kids to provide a unique shopping experience.
Ms Elaine Heng, Deputy CEO and Head of Channels, NTUC FairPrice, said, “The development of our store is guided by an insight driven process that is consumer-centric and innovation focused. The store’s differentiated services, as well as products specially curated to complement our customers’ lifestyle, are pivotal features that deliver an enhanced shopping experience. Complementing these efforts are retail technologies that provide convenience to customers while strengthening engagement and interaction. In a fast-evolving retail landscape, FairPrice will continue to strengthen our core while leveraging on our capabilities to adapt and transform in serving our customers’ needs.”
Built around the theme of urban heritage, the store features culture-inspired designs such as Peranakan motifs and banana leaves to create a nostalgic yet modern style that incorporates pockets of engaging and visually striking features such an Instagram-worthy ice cream truck, an indoor farm, and a kids play castle among other interesting highlights.
Designed to delight and engage, the new FairPrice Xtra at VivoCity offers a unique range of products catering to the varied customer mix at VivoCity.
Within the fresh food areas, the farm-to-table concept comes to life where vegetables are freshly grown within the store utilising the latest innovative urban farming methods, live seafood can be fished out of large display tanks, and bread is baked fresh daily in-store to provide shoppers with the freshest products.
Food preparation service is also available where foods such as vegetables, meats, and seafood can be processed and prepared for fuss-free home cooking. Dine-in areas are also available where customers may pick their favourite seafood or meat cuts and have them cooked and consumed in-store, in between grocery shopping runs. To cater to increasingly busy lifestyles, a wide selection of ready-to-eat meals are available for shoppers to choose from. Other food products and services include:
• Dine-in: Gastronomy The Kitchen including Culina, Reverse Beer Tap, Tiong Hoe Coffee, and The Sushi Shop
• Wines, spirits and beers: A wide assortment of wines from around the world is available, including craft beers and spirits such as Vina Maipo Limited Edition Syrah, Saltaire Blonde Pale Ale and Kura 12 yrs Single Malt
• Ice cream truck: An extensive selection of ice cream is offered, including brands such as Lotte, Morinaga, Imuraya, Marunaga, Kochi Ice
• Premium and organic, foods, and a large international selection and imports are available for quality seekers, and expatriates and well-travelled Singaporeans
• Loose bulk food: An array of grain, nuts, spices, pasta are also available “loose” where customers may purchase only what they need, which is part of a wider initiative to reduce packaging and minimise food waste
Utilising technology to provide a seamless omni-channel experience, the new FairPrice Xtra features an “endless aisle” concept, which virtually enhances the variety and range of products available to the customers. The pilot project will allow customers to purchase products that are not featured in-store and have the products shipped to the store or their homes. This feature will be available later in the year.
A new “scan and go” mobile app also enables customers to shop with ease where they can scan and pay for their products through their smart phones, and skip the check-out queue. This feature will be available to customers in September.
Due to VivoCity’s proximity to Sentosa and the beach, a leisure and hobbies zone has been created to provide greater convenience to beach goers and leisure makers with relevant offerings such as BBQ equipment, gardening supplies and a wide assortment of bicycles including a bicycle repair and servicing zone. The special tourist section also sells local delights, memorabilia, luggage, travel needs, and provides luggage repair services.
For baby and childcare needs, there is a wide range of products and services, including a nursing room for mothers and a dedicated play space for children. The Mum and Kids area at Unity also stocks a range of well-known babycare brands.
For health and wellness needs, the Unity Pharmacy store provides personal care, wellness, senior care and adult nutrition products. Personalised pharmacy services and healthcare advice are provided by a licensed pharmacist, while the iDOC service allows customers to seek medical advice from doctors remotely. Other healthcare and beauty services include:
• Healthcare and wellness services: General wellness advice, body composition analysis, blood pressure measurement and lifestyle management advice by a nutritionist, including pregnancy and lactation advice.
• Health Report: Wellness specialist and specialised equipment available to provide shoppers with a printed basic health report, coupled with wellness counselling
• Beauty Studio: Customers can have their skin analysed and experience virtual make-up digital tools themselves or with the help of Unity beauty advisors, who will be able to provide make up and beauty tips.
A quick bite to eat? Some comfort food? A smile? A gift for your host? A power snack before the gym? You can find pretty much whatever you need at Jasons Deli.
Jasons Deli at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands is a supermarket and delicatessen founded with the simple mission of bringing good food to good people in a good place. Ideal for busy professionals and gourmets on the go, it offers a wide array of freshly prepared and ready-to-eat western and Asian meals together with hot and cold drinks and a carefully curated selection of alcoholic beverages.
Convenient self-service and self-checkout facilities are supported by friendly, informed staff who are on standby to help with queries and requests. The store is committed to reducing waste and encourages customers to bring their own bags or purchase a biodegradable bag.
Telok Ayer Arts Club, a new multi-concept venue by The Supermarket Company, is now open at 2 McCallum Street in Singapore’s bustling Central Business District - at the crossroads of cultural, business and dining communes. Positioned as a fresh take on the beloved community centres of Singapore’s heartlands, it is a space for everyone that brings together art, music, food and drink in new and accessible ways.
Curators Anmari Van Nieuwenhove and Kamiliah Bahdar will invite local and regional artists to fill the space with multidisciplinary works and performances designed to jolt white-collar senses from their everyday routine. Music director Hasnor Sidik aims to overturn notions of work and play with tongue-in-cheek concepts like “Office Hours” and “Kelab Malam”, a club night in the CBD.
Head Chef Betram Leong brings his rendition of French Mediterranean cuisine, flecked with rustic, comforting and occasionally Asian flavours to an all-day dining menu. Beverage manager Din Hassan takes the best of Southeast Asian flavours and distils it into a concise but clever menu of reinvented classics and regional favourites, with a day drinking happy hour programme.
Bringing it all together is The Supermarket Company founder Sue-Shan Quek, a hospitality maven with a portfolio of well-loved cultural-culinary concepts and a penchant for art and design. Through creative residences and events helmed by multidisciplinary artists, themed club nights and more rule-bending programming, they hope to shape the way Singaporeans approach the arts.
Following their well-received Singapore flagship store late last year, Don Don Donki's 2nd store is now open at 100AM along Tras Street.
Don Quijote, the biggest discount store chain in Japan is now in Singapore as Don Don Donki.
They are focused on providing high quality Japanese products and they offer a wide variety of items ranging from fresh produce to toys. Find everything you’re looking for and discover things you never knew you needed, only at Don Don Donki.
Famed Japanese discount store Don Quijote has opened its first store in Singapore at Orchard Central.
The double-storey 1,397 sq m discount store is operating with its name as Don Don Donki instead of Don Quijote because a Don Quijote restaurant already exists here in Dempsey Road. The 24-hour store has the same range and eclectic mix of products as its outlets in Japan.
Founded in 1978 by Takao Yasuda, the brand now has over 368 stores in Japan, Hawaii and the United States.
The second Singapore outlet is set to open middle of June 2018 and will be located in Tanjong Pagar.
One of the levels of the flagship store is dedicated to food. You can also find the Don Don Donki bar, the first outside of Japan.
The Japanese themed bar with an array of drinks like sake, beer and whiskey operates from 4pm to 2am from Sunday to Thursday and from 4pm to 3am on Friday and Saturday.
The cheapest product at Singapore's Don Don Donki is the Calbee Jagatico Salad which is going for S$0.50, while the most expensive is the 35-year-old Hibiki Suntory Whisky at S$80,000.
Hypermarket chain, Giant launched Vendmart at its Tampines and IMM Jurong hypermarkets. Vendmart is the 1st of Giant's continued commitment to your shopping experience and also the concept of several vending machines retailing products from local companies.
A total of 17 vending machines are available. One even dispenses popular local favorite, Chili Crabs!
One of the goals of the Vendmart initiative is to support local start-ups and entrepreneurs by giving them an avenue to promote their brand and products.
TASTE at Raffles Holland V is an integrated retail and dining concept, complete with whole food goodnesses.
Created by the people behind Swiss Butchery (Tanglin), in partnership with the likes of Jones the Grocer and Frisch Seafood, among others; the 557 sqm space has 10 different sections, including fruit and vegetable, beverage, meat, seafood, charcuterie, bakery, cheese room and more, featuring seasonal produce flown in from France, Thailand, Japan and the US.
At TASTE, you will enter a world of epicurean delight. It is an experience that goes far beyond tasty eating - it is a lifestyle.
Shoppers can have their raw purchases cooked at two sit-down restaurants within the premise which are SENS and Otto’s Deli Fresh. They both charge a nominal cooking fee of $8/100gm.
Finally reopening with a brand new grocery shopping experience and food enclave, Isetan Scotts Supermarket has revamped with modern, minimalist interiors, a permanent event stage showcasing authentic Japanese products and a "food theatre" section.
Shoppers can dine in at Japanese eateries like WA-Dining, which serves bentos with ingredients such as seafood from Hokkaido and wagyu beef from Kagoshima; Dashi Bar, an udon and soba diner known for its Hyoshiro dashi soup stock and Kaku-Uchi Sake Bar, a casual watering hole specializing in premium sake brands from various Japan prefectures.