THE WANNESS CAFE
Pasta Madness Cafe, which opened last month, specializes in local fusion dishes and, as the name implies, the emphasis of the restaurant is on pasta.
The first item on the menu is the Signature Teriyaki Chicken Pasta ($ 7.90, all prices net). Chicken is also the dominant ingredient in the other pasta dishes.
The highlights are Japanese Katsudon Pasta ($ 8.50) and Roasted Chicken Pasta, with chili-crab, laksa or satay sauce ($ 8.90).
Other pasta options ($ 7.90 to $ 8.90) are Black Pepper Sauce Chicken, BBQ Sauce Chicken, Double Cheese BBQ Chicken and Japanese Yakitori Chicken (four pieces).
A pasta dish without chicken is Tempura Prawn Pasta. Aglio Olio ($ 4.90 to $ 5.50) options – garlic, sambal chili, spicy tomato or laksa pasta – are delivered with mushrooms and turkey ham.
There are popular seasonal items that are served as daily chef specialties such as Sambal / Laksa Stingray Pasta ($ 9.90) and Seafood Hokkien Mee Pasta ($ 7.90).
For all pasta dishes, guests can choose brown rice.
The restaurant with 40 seats also serves vegetarian (Margarita and Double Mushrooms, $ 11.90) and non-vegetarian (Hawaiian and Catania, $ 12.90) pizza's.
For small snacks, the menu has a Side Kicks section ($ 4 to $ 7) with items such as Crinkle Cut Fries, Deep Fried / Honey-Glazed Mid-Joint Wings, Golden Deep-Fried Chicken Nuggets and Drunken Top Shell.
True: 01-1090 Block 146 Jalan Bukit Merah
Open: Daily from 10 am to 10 pm (closed on public holidays)
info: Call 6304-3041, e-mail to [email protected] or go to bit.ly/2BU0Zyb
ZONDERLIFE DURIAN PUFFS & PASTRIES
Home-grown Sunlife Durian Puffs & Pastries opened its latest outlet in Toa Payoh North just over two weeks ago, with addition to its two other branches – in Woodlands and Bedok.
Sunlife is known for its special durian puffs that are handmade with 100 percent D24 fresh durian puree, without mixes of cream, sugar or preservatives.
Popular products are Durian Pancake ($ 2.20 each, all prices net) and Durian Strudel ($ 6 each), both of which are prepared when ordering to ensure the crispy texture of the dough in addition to the cold durian puree that is in it.
Other star products are Mini Durian Puffs ($ 13 for a box of 20), Durian Mochi ($ 7.50 for a box of six) and Durian Macarons ($ 2 each).
Also available are ordinary (vanilla custard or chocolate) cream puffs (each $ 2), mini-cream puffs ($ 7 for a box of 12, $ 11 for a box of 20) and mini-chocolate eclairs ($ 4 for a box of six). ).
Sunlife is also suitable for occasions such as company events, weddings, milestone parties and family celebrations.
Most common in such events are the D24 Mini Durian Puffs, D24 Durian Macarons, Durian Mochi, Mini Fruit Tarts ($ 5 for a box of six, $ 25.50 for a party tray of 30) and Chocolate Eclairs ($ 4 for one box of six).
True: 01-1107 Block 203 Toa Payoh North
Open: Daily from 10:00 to 22:00
info: Go to www.sunlifepastries.com or bit.ly/2BK4WFq or send an e-mail to [email protected]
Genki Sushi recently opened its sixth outlet in Singapore. The new branch at Junction 8 offers the updated menu of the sushi chain that was previously launched for all other outlets.
The revised menu contains additions to the distinctive collection, known as Dai Man Zoku Vol 2. Dai Man Zoku sushi is about 1½ times larger than the sushi of normal size.
On the signature menu are new offers such as jumbo crabstick mentaiyaki and jumbo ebi fry ($ 1.90 ++ each) and items such as salmon, hamachi (yellowtail), seared sukiyaki beef, grilled eel and cheese roll, scorched steamed oyster with black pepper and maguro tataki.
Among the sushi selections ($ 1.80 ++ to $ 5.80 ++) are tamagoyaki, smoked duck, yaki corn, shime saba, albacore belly, seared spicy miso salmon, scallop (threefold flavors), inari with lobster salad and salmon hana sushi .
Menu highlights also include roles and hand rolls ($ 1.80 ++ to $ 45.80 ++), sashimi ($ 5.80 ++ to $ 7.80 ++) and entrees ($ 2.30 ++ to $ 5.80 ++), such as chawanmushi, asari miso soup and spiced baby octopus.
Also available are takeaway sushi dishes such as Simple Delight Set ($ 6.80 ++), Deluxe and Premium sets ($ 18.80 ++ to $ 23.80 ++), Maki Combination Set ($ 45.80 ++ ), Genki Set ($ 53.80 ++) and Supreme Set ($ 65.80 ++).
True: 01-22 / 30 Junction 8, 9 Bishan Place
Open: Daily from 11.30 to 22.00
info: Call 6732-5711, e-mail [email protected] or go to www.genkisushi.com.sg
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