Downtown Crepe Cafe ver 2.0

Downtown Crepe Cafe reopened recently under new management. Their menu looks a lot more exciting than theΒ  previous owner's, with some interesting varieties and flavours. I am hoping that the Singaporean couple running the cafe will bring some authentic Southeast Asian flavours into this region! First Impression: Very bright and cheerful decor. Small open kitchen …

Aroma Cafe

Aroma Cafe switched ownership about a year ago. Despite keeping its previous concept of being a coffee roastery/cafe in one small package, its new owner is slowly turning the focus to provide delicious breakfast and lunch items. First Impression:   On the Table for Maple: Korean Bibimbap ($8.75) Breakfast Sandwich on Croissant ($6) Double Cappuccino …

Sam’s Chinese Kitchen (Previously Hot Wheels Chinese Restaurant)

Growing up in an Asian household, the concept of brunch does not include pancakes, french toasts, and obscene amounts of bacon. Instead, my family goes for Dim Sum almost every weekend. When we moved here several years ago, this weekly affair became a monthly treat given the rarity of good dim sum restaurants. Eventually, I …

Kinkaku Izakaya

Y has a Japanese background and I studied the Japanese language and culture extensively at Renison University College for my Japanese Language Diploma. Since Y is a great cook (our chores split = he cooks I clean) and frequently makes Japanese cuisine at home, we have very high standards and expectations of what can be …