Caribbean restaurant Lime House in Keong Saik Road has opened a sister outlet in the Central Business District - Lime Deli.
The menu features breads (from $2.50), salads (from $7) and Jamaican patties (from $4). Main course favourites from Lime House, such as jerk beef burger, curry goat and coffee jerk striploin steak, are available. Each meal, priced from $8 to $14, comes with two side dishes.
For a quick meal, grab sandwiches such as grilled Caribbean veggies ($6) and lime marinated fish ($6).
Where: 51 Telok Ayer Street
Open: 8am to 9pm (weekdays), closed on weekend
Info: Call 9192-5232 or go to www.facebook.com/limedelisingapore
Cake shop Kki, formerly at Ann Siang Hill, has found a new home at the School of the Arts with its co-tenant The Little Drom Store, which sells quirky knick-knacks.
Its range of dainty cakes is back, including Souffle Cheesecake ($8); Nao ($9.80), a strawberry mousse cake with a pistachio cream centre on a raspberry jam base; and Onigiri ($9), made with basil milk chocolate and bitter orange.
Tea and coffee are also available at $4.80.
Where: School of the Arts, 1 Zubir Said Drive, 02-01
Open: Noon to 8pm daily
Info: Call 6225-6650 or go to www.facebook.com/kki.sweets
For modern European fare, head to Sela restaurant, next to Raffles Hotel.
Start your meal with salads such as duck rillettes, seared duck liver, apple compote and rocket ($18) and grilled asparagus, poached egg and parma ham ($15.50). Main courses include baked miso Chilean seabass with edamame and sweet peas ($27), baked lamb ribs, braised red cabbage and roasted tomato ($30) and slow-braised Kurobuta pork cheek, potatoes and carrots ($28). Save space for desserts ($10.50 each) such as Constructed Eton Mess and Gula Melaka Creme Caramel.
Where: 32 Seah Street
Open: 11.30am to 2.30pm, 6.30 to 11pm (Monday to Saturday), closed on Sunday
Info: Call 6337-6358 or go to www.facebook.com/selarestaurant
Malaysian street food chain PappaRich has new outlets in Plaza Singapura and OneKM mall in Tanjong Katong.
The restaurants feature Peranakan-inspired interiors and large marble dining tables for big groups as well as more extensive menus which include large plates for sharing.
Highlights include Curry Fish Head; Sambal Aubergine; Ayam Masak Merah, chicken slow-braised in a tomato and chilli paste; Sweet and Sour Chilli Crab Meat Fried Rice; Iced Black Gold Coffee, cold-brewed overnight; and the PappaBun, flavoured with Black Gold Coffee, with a melted butter centre.
A la carte items are priced from $2.50++ to $34.90++.
Where: Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road, 01-35; OneKM, 11 Tanjong Katong Road, 01-60
Open: 10am to midnight (Sunday to Thursday), 10 to 1am (Friday and Saturday)
This article was first published on Aug 31, 2014.
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