PUBLISHED January 25th, 2017 07:00 am | UPDATED May 14th, 2018 11:51 am
This week, have a taste of the unique Singapore Breakfast tea blend at the newly-launched T2 Tea, eat guilt-free Korean tofu, have rare craft beer delivered straight to your doorstep, and more.
Melbourne tea brand T2 arrives in Singapore
From humble beginnings in a corner of Melbourne’s CBD over 20 years ago, T2 Tea has turned the art of the soothing cuppa on its head and, as of January, officially launched here at [email protected] Look forward to their iconic modern spin on traditional staples like Melbourne Breakfast and French Earl Grey, signalling a new generation of tea blending and experimentation. From unique blends and iced teas to matcha powder, the stunning library of over 150 teas available locally counts a local special – a blend of pu erh, GMC, coconut, and pandan – named the Singapore Breakfast. Richly sweet, toasty, and reminiscent of kaya toast; how’s that for innovation?
SBCD Korean Tofu House opens at Tanjong Pagar Centre
Calling all you health-conscious foodies! There’s a new healthy eating spot serving the bustling CBD crowd, and it specialises in soontofu, a unique Korean soft tofu soup created with soft silken tofu that’s handmade fresh every morning. Prepared in four levels of spiciness, select from 10 types of soups running the gamut from seafood ($19.90) and oyster ($26.90) to ham & cheese ($19.90) and even beef intestines ($19.90), complemented with stone bowl rice and an assortment of unique banchan (including deep-fried croaker fish). For the big eaters, combo sets let you add on an additional meat dish like our top picks L.A. Galbi ($35.90) and Spicy Grilled Chicken ($25.90).
SBCD Korean Tofu House is located at #B1-01/02 Tanjong Pagar Centre,7 Wallich Street, Singapore 078884, p. +65 6386 6441. Open daily 11.30am – 10pm.
BottlesXO delivers craft beers in just 29 minutes
Remember BottlesXO, the much-raved about wine delivery app that sends your favourite bottles to your doorstep within an hour? If you’re a beerhead, we have fantastic news for you – they’re now offering craft beers starting from $15 a bottle. Expect high quality pours from trusted independent breweries across Europe, carefully curated and never mass-produced, including the likes of Germany’s historic Faust IPAs, Italy’s vibrant Birra Follina double malts, and blonde ales from France’s Henri Darnat. No minimum orders or delivery charge!
Shop BottlesXO here.
Moosehead Kitchen-Bar adds Asian influences and seafood options
Mediterranean-based cuisine in Singapore doesn’t get much better than Moosehead, as the Telok Ayer restaurant starts January with new dishes on board. Find fresh tantalising starters to whet your appetites, from smoky Inka-grilled prawns with dried nori strips and ponzu ($16) to a picturesque tuna tartare with spicy sesame sauce. If you recall (and love) Chef Seumas’ signature artichoke dish, make sure to try his version 2.0: artichoke coated with togarashi, deep-fried and served with creamy housemade ricotta; or for something more substantial, crispy duck leg baos with crème fraiche and sweet chilli sauce.
Moosehead Kitchen-Bar is located at 110 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068579. Open Mon-Fri 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10.30pm, Sat 6pm – 10.30pm.
Potato Head Folk’s new Lucky Ducky Burger
Ever tried a Peking duck patty? Neither have we. In celebration of the incoming rooster year, Potato Head Folk’s Executive Chef Adam Penney has created a special Lucky Ducky Burger that’s available for a limited period. The toasted rice burger is a play on the traditional duck crepes, featuring a generous 120g white Peking patty, scallions, hoisin, pickle daikon, barbecue sauce, ginger mayo, and because why not – crushed tater tots. Served with a side of five-spice fries, the set is ready for the pickin’ at only $22.
The Lucky Ducky Set is available from 20 January to 14 February 2017. Potato Head Folk is located at 36 Keong Saik Rd, Singapore 089143, p. 6327 1939. Open Tue-Sun 5pm – 12am.
Top Image: SBCD Korean Tofu House