At Basque Kitchen by Aitor, you get old country flavours with a twist - some Japan too
Avian references aside, this all-day cafe knows how to put comfort food together in all its stewy, eggy, cheesy, creamy, chewy and spicy permutations and more.
Chef Martin Wong takes an out-of-the-box approach at his new solo restaurant.
There are already flickers of promise in the menu.
The food at Meta is much more confident now than before, but it could push the envelope a little more.
The food at The Sampan in Boat Quay has no great aspirations, but its wallet-friendly prices are appealing.
The unpretentious eatery is an oasis of calm amid the cacophony of tacky Cuppage Terrace.