Showing posts with label .Station: Marine Terrace. Show all posts
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Friday, June 21, 2024

What To Eat Along the New TE Line Between Tanjong Rhu to Bayshore Station.


MRT TE Line (Stage 4) will be officially opened on 23 June 2024 to the public. Stage 4 of the Thomson-East Coast line will see another 7 stations along the brown line. The Stage 4 of the brown line stretching beteween Tanjong Rhu to Bayshore will serve the residents in the East. 

The 7 new stations are as follow:

TE23: Tanjong Rhu
TE24: Katong Park
TE25: Tanjong Katong
TE26: Marine Parade
TE27: Marine Terrace
TE28: Siglap
TE29: Bayshore

I have put together a brief list of the restaurants and eateries when you can find along the stage 4 of the new Thomson-East Coast (TE) Line that are worthy to check out.

Tanjong Rhu Station


Song Yue Taiwan Cuisine (松悦台式料理)

Showcase of Taiwanese Homestyle Specialities Alongside Exquisite Fine Teas. Song Yue Taiwan Cuisine (松悦台式料理), a celebration of Taiwan's culinary heritage, has left an indelible mark on my gastronomic journey this year. The restaurant, a gem nestled in the heart of Singapore, artfully crafts a menu that accentuates the natural goodness of seasonal produce. Recommending it to friends has become a familiar refrain, and I'm already planning a return for another delightful dinner.

Song Yue Taiwan Cuisine
5 Stadium Walk
Singapore 397693
Tel: +65 6988 3322


One Pot (一锅)

Cheap & Quality Hotpot In A Ulu Food Centre. In my wildest imagination I would not have imagine having hotpot in an ulu food centre that I have not even known of its existence. It is located at a quite corner in Kallang Park. Even all the stalls were closed except for One Pot during my visit. However the place is packed with people having hotpot.

One Pot (一锅)
56 Jalan Benaan Kapal
Stall #54
Singapore 399644
Tel: +65 90077959

Marine Parade Station


Jia Wei Chinese Restaurant (嘉味)

Timeless Flavours, Modern Twists: Rediscovering Jia Wei's Culinary Charms. After a hiatus, I recently dined at Jia Wei Chinese Restaurant (嘉味) at Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy, and I was delighted to discover that the restaurant's culinary standards remain consistent. Jia Wei offers a unique blend of homely, traditional dishes infused with a modern touch while staying true to its classic roots.

Jia Wei Chinese Restaurant (嘉味)
Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy
50 East Coast Road
Marine Parade Road
Singapore 428769
Tel: +65 6340 5678


The Feather Blade

The Feather Blade Steakhouse, renowned for its commitment to alternative cuts of beef, ventures into the East Coast with its second outlet. This new establishment introduces a seafood bar, showcasing delectable treasures from the sea, and debuts store-exclusive surf and turf dishes. In the spirit of melding the boldest flavours from the land with the sweetest offerings from the sea, The Feather Blade Steakhouse aims to provide a unique surf and turf steakhouse experience that resonates with Singaporeans' love for both steak and seafood.

The Feather Blade | Steak & Seafood Bar
225 East Coast Road
Singapore 428922


Merci Marcel Katong

Merci Marcel's 4th outlet sits in the heart of Katong, their first venture into the East. Located in Santa Grand Hotel, the casual French restaurant is decked out in a fun new colonial and contemporary interior.

Merci Marcel
171 East Coast Road
Singapore 428877
Tel: +65 6015 0906


Chin Mee Chin Confectionery

Located along East Coast Road at the corner of East Coast Road and Chapel Road, is this nostalgia old school confectionery with mosaic floor tiles and marbled top tables. A mnust have is its signature Chin Mee Chin Kaya Bun. The toasted bun with its crisp outer and fluffy inside, spreads with the fragant kaya was like marriage in heaven.

Chin Mee Chin Confectionery
204 East Coast Road
Singapore 428903

Marine Terrace Station


Comida Mexicana

Same same but different that is exactly how I would describe Comida Mexicana at East Coast Road. Managed by the same folk behind Margarita's, the team has revamped its outlet in East Coast Road and created a new casual and convivial dining concept offering Mexican food which in Spanish is the name of the restaurant - Comida Mexicana.

Comida Mexicana
404 East Coast Road
Singapore 428998
Tel: +65 64408030



The Long Weekend Pizza

The Long Weekend Pizza. A very cool home business pizza concept by 3 brothers and a friend. A home business selling genuine wood-fired pizza on Fri, Sat and Sun, 530pm to 9pm. Strictly via pre-order only for collection.

The Long Weekend Pizza
61 St Patrick's Road
Singapore 424174
Tel: +65 89130331

Siglap Station


Diamond Kitchen (钻石小厨)
In an blink of an eye,the restaurant has been around for 14 years. Who would expect there is a Chinese restaurant located inside Laguna PArk Condominium. I still remember my first visit ten years ago after an article by Straits Times food critic Wong Ah Yoke brought it to fame. The restaurant saw snaking queues overnight, and I heard they even had to turn away customers. Current that the restaurant continues to maintain its standard and quality, dishing out delicious dishes.

Diamond Kitchen (钻石小厨)
Laguna Park Condominium
5000F Marine Parade Road
Singapore 449289
Tel: +65 64480629

I hope the brief list will be a handy and useful guide for you to explore the new Thomson-East Coast Line (Stage 4). I will try to update it whenever I discovered more worthy restaurants/eateries to recommend along the new line. If you have recommendations, do feel free to leave a comment so I can share it with other readers too.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Comida Mexicana @ East Coast Road - New Casual & Convivial Dining Concept By Margarita's


Same same but different that is exactly how I would describe Comida Mexicana at East Coast Road. Managed by the same folk behind Margarita's, the team has revamped its outlet in East Coast Road and created a new casual and convivial dining concept offering Mexican food which in Spanish is the name of the restaurant - Comida Mexicana.

Tortilla Chips with Dip 3.5/5

We started with some freshly made tortilla chips before dinner is served. At Comida Mexicana, you order the prefer choice of dip to go with the tortilla chips. There are a total of 4 different dips on the menu and we tried the Red Salsa ($6), Green Tomatillo Salsa ($7) and Chile Con Queso ($16). Most in the group likes the chile con queso or chilli with melted cheese while I actually enjoyed the green tomatillo salsa for its spicy kick.

Enrollados 3.8/5

The Enrollados ($18) is the Mexican popiah. The tortilla is rolled up with chicken, jalapenos and cheese stuffing. It is then coated with egg and deep fried. This is topped with fresh salsa, sour cream and guacamole. The doughy bite of the enrollados was quite enjoyable with the different flavours working in harmony.

Mash Avocado Sopes 3.8/5

Next we tried the Mash Avocado Sopes ($20) which is known to be originated from central and southern parts Mexico. The crackling and light fried masa base held the pile of mash aovcado for a textural enjoyment. I only hope the flavour has more punch in it.

Crab & Avocado Quesadillas 4/5

The Crab & Aocado Quesadillas ($28) is an off the menu creation. What made it worked was actually the creamy sauce of the crab mixture. It was surprisingly very delectable, complemented by the thin and crispy tortilla.

Carnitas 4/5

Next we tried the Carnitas ($32) which is Mexican pulled pork. It comes with warm corn tortillas, salsa rojas, salsa verde and guacamole. We are supposed to eat it like a wrap with a bit of everything. However I felt the corn tortilla was too thick, masking the appreciation of the dish. Credit has to go to the beautifully cooked pulled pork which is tender and flavourful. I actually ended up having the pulled pork without the corn tortilla.

Mexican Yucantan Chicken 4.5/5

A favourite dish among the dining group is the Mexican Yucantan Chicken ($28). The chicken skewers are spiced with achiote and orange. The tender and juicy chicken was extremely delicious with the sweet marination.

Salted Caramel Pina Colada Bread Pudding 4/5

A pleasing dessert to wrap up the dinner is the Salted Caramel Pina Colada Bread Pudding ($15). The play of hot and cold, sweet and savoury together with the soft bread pudding provided a delightful finishing for a lovely dessert.

Kahbrita 4.5/5

For coffee lover, not to be missed is the Kahbrita ($14). Similar to affogato, the dessert glass consists of Kahlua and a scoop of ice cream coated with Mexican chocolate. A shot of espresso is then poured over the dessert for a bitter sweet enjoyment.


Overall I find the place and food at Comida Mexicana is family friendly which suits its neighbour. However I find the Mexican food here a bit light handed. I thought Mexican food should be more vibrant in flavours.

Note: This is an invited tasting.

Comida Mexicana
404 East Coast Road
Singapore 428998
Tel: +65 64408030
Nearest MRT: Dakota (CC Line), Marine Terrace (TE Line)

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sun: 1130am - 3pm, 6pm - 10pm
Eve of PH & PH: 6pm - 10pm
(Closed on Mon exclude Eve of PH and PH)

1) Alight at Dakota MRT station. Take exit A. Walk to bus stop at Blk 99 Old Airport Road (Stop ID 81181). Take Bus 10 or 32. Alight 8 stops later. Cross the road. Turn left and walk to destination. Journey time about 18 minutes. [Map]

2) Alight at Marine Terrace MRT station. Take Exit 1. Walk down Telok Kurau Road towards East Coast Road. Turn left onto East Coast Road. Walk to destination. Journey time about 8 minutes. [Map]