• Singapore chef Bjorn Shen's Bird Bird restaurant closing down
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    Nurul Azliah

    Singapore chef Bjorn Shen's Bird Bird restaurant closing down

    Singapore chef Bjorn Shen announced that restaurant ‘Bird Bird’ is closing. After two years of running Bird Bird, celebrity chef Bjorn Shen announced on Monday night (6 November) that he will be shuttering the restaurant later this month. Shen made the announcement via social media, adding that the restaurant’s last day of service will be on 26 November.

  • Thai eatery pays homage by serving dishes from defunct heritage vegetarian restaurant
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    Gabriel Choo

    Thai eatery pays homage by serving dishes from defunct heritage vegetarian restaurant

    Thai Goldmine Kitchen is located at 147 Kitchener Road, a five-minute walk away from Farrer Park MRT station. The former Zen Fut Sai Kai, said to be the oldest Chinese vegetarian restaurant in Singapore, used to lie along 147 Kitchener Road. In its place is Thai restaurant, Thai Goldmine Kitchen, which offers authentic dishes from the Land of Smiles, with a wide array of starters, salads, soups, curries, meat, fish, rice and vegetable dishes.

  • Rakudo restaurant, which serves Singapore cuisine, opens in Tokyo
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    Nurul Azliah

    Rakudo restaurant, which serves Singapore cuisine, opens in Tokyo

    Three Singaporeans have opened a restaurant serving Singaporean cuisine in Tokyo’s classy district of Omotesando. Called Rakudo, the restaurant serves an array of dishes such as bak kut teh and char siew rice, which are cooked using fresh Japanese pork and without MSG.

  • Restaurant-bar Lepark to close on 30 September
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    Elizabeth Tong

    Restaurant-bar Lepark to close on 30 September

    Tapas bar and restaurant Lepark announced on Tuesday (19 September) that it will be closing for good on 30 September. Bidding farewell to their spot on the roof of People's Park Complex, Lepark will be throwing a big farewell gig" over the next few weekends until their closure at the end of the month, it said in a Facebook post.

  • Oldest Chinese vegetarian restaurant in Singapore closes after 64 years
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    Gabriel Choo

    Oldest Chinese vegetarian restaurant in Singapore closes after 64 years

    Along a row of shophouses on Kitchener Road lies Zen Fut Sai Kai, said to be the oldest Chinese vegetarian restaurant in Singapore. The restaurant is known to serve up a wide variety of Cantonese food such as Yong Chow fried rice, fried wantons and sugarcane flower soup. Durian-seller Luke Otter, 30, who is behind the Facebook page Hungry Ang Mo, first broke the news on his page last Friday (25 August). England-born Otter lives in Singapore with his Singaporean wife and regularly goes to vegetarian eateries around the island to review them on his website in his free time.

  • This London restaurant will turn your meal into a photo shoot, because Instagram likes are currency
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    This London restaurant will turn your meal into a photo shoot, because Instagram likes are currency

    You won’t have to worry about bugging your table with your need to ‘gram your food here. A London restaurant really wants…