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Hottest New Restaurants, Cafes and Bars in Singapore: Nov 2018

This month’s line-up of new spots sees high-end Japanese and casual Italian front and centre, while international brands continue to stream into Singapore.

ESORA

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Shared by Burppler jy foodlogue

Rundown: The Lo & Behold group’s first Japanese concept is a 26-seater, modern Japanese restaurant serving kappo-style cuisine (a chef-curated multicourse meal) along Mohamed Sultan Road.
Perfect for: Splurge-worthy special occasions with Jap food lovers.
Order this: Seven-Course Menu ($188).
For those who like: Odette and Hashida Sushi.
FYI: Come for the food, stay for the stunning space decked out in beige and marble tones.

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BLOSSOM

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Shared by Burpplers SG Food on Foot, Brian Xavier & Cecil Dulam

Rundown: Taking over now defunct Jin Shan Lou, Marina Bay Sand’s latest Cantonese name cooks up royally good duck and more.
Perfect for: Celebrations with the family.
Order this: Royal Secret Recipe Smoke Duck (from $40) and Chilled Avocado Puree with Tiramisu Ice-cream (from $10).
For those who like: Forbidden Duck.
FYI: The pièce de résistance secret recipe duck is painstakingly smoked with 15-year-old pu-er tea from Yunnan and chrysanthemum from Zhejiang.

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Tiger Sugar

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Shared by Burpplers K T, Lewis Tan, Agnes Chow

Rundown: Taiwan’s bubble tea joint famed for tiger-striped drinks takes its business to City Hall.
Perfect for: Bubble tea fanatics!
Order this: Brown Sugar Boba & Pearl Milk with Cream Mousse ($5.30).
For those who like: KOI Thé and R&B Tea.
FYI: The stripes (brown sugar syrup) meld with the drink in minutes, so snap quickly if you intend on grammin’ this.

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Go-ang Chicken Pratunam

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Shared by Burpplers The Modern Lad, Rachel Chua & SG Food on Foot

Rundown:  From Pratunam to Serangoon, this Thai chicken rice joint awarded with a Michelin Bib Gourmand is now in town.
Perfect for: Taking your folks out for a new experience.
Order this: Go Ang Chicken Rice (from $4.50) and Fried Tofu Cubes with Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce ($8).
For those who like: Chicken House and Wee Nam Kee.
FYI: Have the chicken rice with their signature chilli sauce — a winning combination of ginger, bird’s eye chillies and dark soy sauce.

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LINO

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Shared by Burpplers Herman Low, Kenneth Lee & Victoria Hii

Rundown: Les Amis’ refreshed contemporary Italian concept LINO now open in Binjai Park.
Perfect for: Smart-casual dinner with a few friends.
Order this: Burrata ($20) and Mixed Mushroom Pizza ($26).
For those who like: iO Italian Osteria and Nostra Cucina.
FYI: The name 'LINO' means linen, which is used to cover their pizza dough during leavening. This kitchen’s also helmed by Peperoni’s head chef, so expect delicious pies!

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Tipo

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Shared by Burpplers Muriel AvdH

Rundown: Halal pasta joint along North Bridge Road by the same guys who run The Mad Sailor and The Working Title.
Perfect for: Fun dinners with pasta-loving friends.
Order this: Dill & Lemon Fettuccine with Ragu ($10.90).
For those who like: Pastaria Abate.
FYI: The menu focuses on build-your-own pastas — a plus for picky eaters.

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Rizu

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Shared by Burppler Rachel Chua & Rueann Dass

Rundown: Quiet enclave in Duxton Hill for an intimate, upscale Japanese experience. Perfect for: Dinner and drinks with a close friend, or date nights in Duxton.
Order this: Lobster Bisque ($12), 5-Kinds Selected Sushi ($35) and Yuzu Pavlova with Passion Fruit and Mango Topping ($15).
For those who like: béni.
FYI: The sake selection is stellar, so be sure to ask the staff for recommendations on a bottle or two.

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Telok Ayer Arts Club

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Shared by Burppler Alicia Kho

Rundown: This multi-concept venue by The Supermarket Company pops up along McCallum Street, with a menu focused on Western classics done well.
Perfect for: Unconventional nights out with the gang.
Order this: Locally-bred Spatchcock ($28) and Highball (from $14).
For those who like: House of MU.
FYI: Expect themed club nights and art events coming up at the venue.

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