Image: Vickii Ma

“I never thought that burrata cheese and buckwheat crepe would go so well together.The cold and plump burrata cheese is a nice contrast to the warm nutty-flavoured crepes, and the iberico chorizo and cheese crepe remind me of a good ol’ grilled cheese sandwich.”

Ms Vickii Ma, 24, management consultant

Instagram: @vickiima

Get it from: The Daily Round Up, 01-02 The Working Capitol, 1 Keong Saik Road, open: 8am to 9.30pm, weekday, 9am to 9.30pm, weekend, go to thedailyroundup.

Price: $16 (Burrata crepe, left), $14 (Complete Chorizo crepe,)


“The highlight of this dish is the generous amount of truffle oil used. The boiled wontons are such a delight – their skins are so thin that they melt in your mouth and the char siew slices are lean and packed with barbecued flavour.”

Ms Solange Clare Chee, 25, sub-editor

Instagram: @solangeclare

Get it from: Bee Kee Wanton Noodle, Block 2 Lorong Lew Lian, tel: 9877-3310, open: 7am to 4pm daily, go to

Price: $6


“This dessert tastes like a cross between a cream puff, croissant and tart. I like that the sweetness of the vanilla cream complements the croissant-like crust. I enjoyed every bit of it.”

Ms Seah E-Tien, 19, student

Instagram: @nowonderyourefat

Get it from: 01-70 Tiong Bahru Bakery, 56 Eng Hoon Street, tel: 6220-3430 , open: 8am to 8pm, Sunday to Thursday; 8am to 10pm, Friday & Saturday, go to

Price: $8


“The al dente linguine comes with moist golf-ball sized meatballs and the slightly tangy cherry tomato sauce adds more flavour to the pasta. The generous portion makes this a great choice for those with good appetites.”

Mr Josh Goh, 41, marketing director

Instagram: @wheretogoh

Get it from: Artisan Boulangerie Co., 01-163/164 VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk, tel: 6278-8500, open: 10am to 10pm, weekday, 9am to 10pm, weekend, go to

Price: $16++


” The Ispahan eclair is filled with rose lychee cream that has a light floral scent and fresh raspberries. The Earl Grey eclair has tea-infused cream that pairs nicely with the milk chocolate glaze.”

Ms Ong Shiang Yng, 26, accountant

Instagram: @shiangyng

Get it from: L’eclair by Sarah Michelle, 01-28 Singapore Shopping Centre, 190 Clemenceau Avenue, tel: 6635-7909, open: 11am to 8pm, Tuesday to Friday, 11am to 9pm, Saturday, 11am to 6pm, Sunday, closed on Monday, go to

Price: Ispahan eclair, $8.50, Earl Grey eclair, $8

This story was originally published in The Straits Times print edition on 27 September 2015. For more foodie news, head to