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Hottest New Restaurants, Cafes and Bars: October 2018

Eight worthy new spots the community sussed out this month, with beef sukiyaki dons, Hong Kong roast meats and street-style Vietnamese eats in the lineup!

Fook Kin

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Shared by Burpplers Alicia Kho, Veronica Phua & Dex Neo

Rundown: The guys behind Roast Paradise and Fatboys Burger get together for this Killiney road spot dishing up meat-focused Chinese fare.
Perfect for: For casual business meetings, or a snazzy team lunch.
Order this: Mixed Meat Platter (from $6.80) and Minced Pork Noodles (from $3).
For those who like: Roast Paradise and Mak Hong Kee HK Kitchen.
FYI: The shop has some pretty cool remixed Cantonese oldies on the playlist.

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Beef Sukiyaki Keisuke

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Shared by Burpplers Jaden Loh, Thechoyalicious :) & Kenneth Lee

Rundown: Ramen giant Keisuke takes on beef sukiyaki dons in this 14-seater within Onze.
Perfect for: Foodie friends’ night out.
Order this: Kiwami Wagyu Sukiyaki Don ($29.90), or for a more affordable alternative, the also-good Beef Sukiyaki Don ($13.90).
For those who like: All of Keisuke’s joints, and The Butcher’s Kitchen.
FYI: All 14 seats are set against the kitchen counter, so you’re in for live-action beef sukiyaki.

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SG Pho House

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Shared by Burpplers Dex Neo, Blanche Tan & Rueann Dass

Rundown: New, street-style Vietnamese spot along North Bridge Road.
Perfect for: Pocket-friendly pho lunch with a couple of colleagues.
Order this: Bún Thịt Nướng (Vermicelli with grilled pork chop, $9.50) and Seafood Spring Rolls ($4.90)
For those who like: Mrs Pho.
FYI: Run by an earnest, Mandarin-spreaking Vietnamese lady — expect friendly service!

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BREAD CRÉATEUR

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Shared by Burpplers Muriel A, Wei Zhi Chiang & Vy Tran

Rundown: Homely hole-in-the-wall in the West with fresh and affordable bakes.
Perfect for: Quick takeaways for breakfast the next day.
Order this: Kouign Amann ($3.50), Olive Ciabatta ($3.80) and Sourdough ($3.50)
For those who like: The Bakery by Woodlands Sourdough and Tiong Bahru Bakery.
FYI: Skip the run-of-the-mill cuppa here and head next door to Koda’s for your coffee fix.

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Rubicon Steak House

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Shared by Burpplers Rueann Dass & Xing Wei Chua

Rundown: Taking over Little Pancakes in Thomson’s Imperial Court, this Japanese steak house prides on using only Hokkaido beef.
Perfect for: Hearty, meaty lunches on casual dates.
Order this: Hokkaido Beef Hamburg (from $15.80) and Pork Cutlet (from $15.80).
For those who like: Masa Steak and Hamburg and Teppanyaki Hamburg Nihonbashi Keisuke Bettei.
FYI: While good quality, the steaks here are quite a splurge (from $31) — we’d recommend spending your dough on the superbly delicious hamburg instead!

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The Moon

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Shared by Burpplers Leigh Khoo & Rueann Dass

Rundown: Mosque Street gets a beautiful, whimsical three-storey bookstore cafe.
Perfect for: Quiet time with a close friend (or a good book).
Order this: White ($5) by local roaster Quarter Life.
For those who like: Looksee Looksee.
FYI: The space will also host book events and film screenings from time to time.

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Bar Cicheti

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Shared by Burpplers Muriel AvdH & Casey Tan

Rundown: Cicheti’s new pasta and wine bar concept along Jiak Chuan Road.
Perfect for: Pasta dinner dates, or a girls night out.
Order this: Polpette Di Manzo ($15) and sweet Sacchetti ($24).
For those who like: Cicheti.
FYI: Those who like their pasta punchy will find the flavours here are on the lighter side, but bookmark this anyway for great natural wine selections and delicious meatballs!

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Good Time Eat Drink

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Shared by Burpplers Vanessa Kou, I Makan Sg & Ethel Tan

Rundown: East-side neighbourhood joint for Asian family-style cooking with drinks.
Perfect for: Fun family meals, with pre-meal foosball games to boot.
Order this: Hurry! Hurry! Chicken Curry ($22) and Sticky Shiok Sotong ($17).
For those who like: Brew & Bar.
FYI: Enjoy 1-for-1 here with Burpple Beyond! Find out how.

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