Where to Eat in Singapore This Week: Moonbow, Mirazur, Les Amis, The Gyu Bar, Softhaus
Make the most out of your mealtime with our round-up of timely treats
Monday signals the start of yet another gruelling work cycle. As you lament the passing of the weekend, we have compiled a list of palatable remedies to get you through the week. Our assortment of edibles can be found all along the sweet-to-savoury spectrum, ranging from sugary desserts to hearty meat platers. With a veritable galore to grace your tastebuds, there’ll always be something to keep your spirits up.
Helmed by Ironman Chef Heman Tan, this stylish establishment cooks up menus just as chic as its decor. Though you might wish to give an in-person visit a miss, Moonbow’s delivery and takeaway options are not at all far from its in-house standards. Scrumptious European plates include the chef’s BlackBerry 4-Grain Healthy Rice which definitely lives up to its name. The well raved-about Impossible Meat is served alongside piquant blackberry rice, red rice and pearl rice, topped off with fragrant barley and olive leaves.
A salivating dessert assemble spotlights six types of burnt cheesecakes featuring truffle (Seasonal), parmesan, mozzarella, bacon, cempedak cheesecake and tomato. Baked lovingly into an elongated stylised loaf, these delectables make for an excellent post-feast chaser. Book here.
Moonbow | Block 10 Dempsey Rd, 01-21, S(247700) | 9010 2717
Enthralling diners with its produce-driven philosophy and fluid lunar fare, Mirazur by Mandala Club has once again resumed service—this time with a refreshed line-up of the new Roots and Fruits menus. Channeling the spirit of the modern farmer, the pride and joy of this outfit stems from organic production and nature-based cuisine. Working closely with Singaporean growers and artisans such as beekeepers and tea experts, you can expect to find these authentic local influences seamlessly weaved into every dish from the Mirazur kitchen. Although the menu is never set, you can rest assure that whatever ends up on your table is nothing short of memorable. Book here.
Mirazur | 31 Bukit Pasoh Road, S(089845) | 9361 0851
Fall head over heels in love with Chef Sebastien's signature tarte aux pommes (apple tart). This beautifully crafted rebirth of the orthodox dessert is authentically baked with Reinette du Canada apples. Sink your teeth into honeyed apple slices slathered upon a thick crust that crumbles in your mouth, and be instantly swept away to a quaint pastry shop along the streets of France. Presented in a wooden burgundy box, the tart is laid alongside a shimmering gold candle and a greeting card, making for a tasty present. Order here.
The Gyu Bar
For those with a penchant for the finer things in life, you’ll be sure to revel in The Gyu Bar’s premium quality Wagyu cuts curated for their special yakiniku-focused menu. The selection celebrates official Yakiniku Day, dedicated to the enjoyment of Japanese barbecue, by offering up top tier A5 grade Wagyu from Japanese prefectures such as Miyazaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima and Hokkaido. First, guests are invited to whet their appetite with a refreshing chilled starter of organic tomato from Kumamoto topped with kani, uni, and ikura. Then comes the true star of the show—eight different wagyu cuts, served with soup of the day and steamed rice from Hokkaido. Book here.
The Gyu Bar | 30, 01-08 Stevens Rd, S(257840) | 6732 0702
Janice Wong, the chef and owner behind the eponymous Janice Wong Singapore brand, has dreamed up a whimsical universe of pastel colours and sweet tastes. Bringing ice cream and visual art into a spectacular collision, Softhaus provides a multi-sensory paradise in which everyone will find a happy place. Indeed, you’ll find it hard to remember your woes while feasting your eyes on the array of 16 ice cream flavours, such as tangy Mango Banana Passionfruit, a KETO-friendly Chocolate Sorbet and Pear Thyme Honey Eucalyptus. The same heart and soul put into details extends to the whopping display of 20 toppings, including freshly baked macarons, crunchy popcorn, and handmade chocolates. Book here.
Softhaus | 1 Kim Seng Promenade, B1-K135, S(237994)