CINNAMOROLL-THEMED POP-UP CAFE AT KUMOYA
Themed cafes have been all the rage recently and the latest one to join the trend is Japanese-French restaurant Kumoya, which will be transformed into a Cinnamoroll- themed cafe from Wednesday until Aug 13.
Cinnamoroll, a Sanrio character , is a white dog with a tail that resembles a cinnamon roll and which can fly with its ears.
In addition to Cinnamoroll decorations, the pop-up cafe will offer a special set menu during this period. Items include the Fluffy Clouds Cinnamoroll Burger ($17.90, right), which comes with a chicken katsu cutlet sandwiched between mantou buns shaped like the character, and Fluffy Dreams Curry Rice ($21.90), which is served with tempura salmon.
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Try the Cutie Cutie Special Cinnamoroll Blue Soda ($14.90), which is topped with cotton candy shaped like Cinnamoroll.
Where: Kumoya, 8 Jalan Klapa
Open: noon to 9.30pm (Tuesdays to Thursdays, Sundays), noon to 10.30pm (Fridays and Saturdays)
Info: Call 6297-3727
STEAMROOM WITH THE PILLAR AND STONES
Helmed by Singapore contemporary artist Wong Lip Chin, the 5,000 sq ft Steamroom with The Pillar and Stones is a restaurant, tearoom and art space rolled into one. Steamroom refers to the tearoom, The Pillar is the restaurant, and Stones is the multi-functional art space.
At The Pillar, diners can tuck into artfully presented dishes such as Spanner Crab Salad ($15, above), Braised Beef Cheeks ($32) and Salmon Ochazuke ($24), a rice dish with seared salmon that is served with smoked tea dashi broth.
For dessert, try Inspired by Red ($14), comprising raspberry sorbet, strawberry mousse and strawberry meringue, or Coconut & Pineapple Two Ways ($12).
Where: 03-08 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road
Open: 10am to 10pm daily
Info: Call 6592-0571 or go to www.srps.space
CORIANDER LEAF GRILL
Located within 12 Ann Siang, a five-storey multi-concept establishment, Coriander Leaf Grill is a new concept by the group behind Pan-Asian restaurant, Coriander Leaf at Chijmes.
The restaurant focuses on charcoal grilled items for its main courses. The selection is smaller than the Chijmes restaurant and the dishes are served in individual instead of sharing portions. Signatures include the baby lamb chops ($38), harissa chicken burger ($20, above) and burrata and spiced lentil salad ($18).
Where: 12 Ann Siang Road
Open: 11am to 2.30pm (Mondays to Fridays), 6.30pm to 10.30pm (Mondays to Saturdays ), closed on Sundays
Info: call 6222-7276, or go to www.corianderleaf.com/grill/
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