Dynamic Duo

Adam Dahlberg and Albin Wessman are two of Stockholm's hipster chefs who challenge the concept of fine dining at their restaurant Adam/Albin...

Michelin-Starred Fashion

If you thought food and fashion were mutually exclusive, let the Michelin Guide change your mind.

Recreating Nostalgic Flavours

BETTER KNOWN FOR HIS ELABORATE sweet confections as the "Sugar Daddy" owner of Antoinette, veteran pastry chef Pang Kok Keong is now nurturing a different kind of craving...

Nelson & Terence Loh

THEY ARE COUSINS IN BLOOD, but brothers by nature. Ever since they were kids, Nelson and Terence Loh did everything together, so it was only natural that when they left their respective investment banking jobs in 2008, they would go into business together. Born two years apart, Nelson, 38, and...

Little place, big menu

ORIGIN is a little restaurant with a big menu. Just when you think you've figured out what you want from its mainstay of starters and mains, you stumble upon a comprehensive beef selection that could pass for the entire menu of a regular steakhouse...

Every bite hits the spot

AND so, it's over. By the end of Valentine's Day, Singapore's chef royal-designate Andre Chiang's reign finally came to an end as he abdicated his throne for a life beyond Restaurant Andre. We won't see the last of him, since the restaurant will be resurrected at the end...

Designer Cookies

Never say no to a cookie from Oui Ooi - a combination of the French word for "yes" and baker/owner Jiselle Ooi's family name. ...

Hokkaido Don

As if you need another reason to visit Don Don Donki - that circus of cheap and cheerful Japanese delights in Orchard Central.

Deep Sea Adventure

Fancy yourself an underwater explorer? Airbnb and BBC Worldwide recently announced that the submarine from the show Blue Planet II, OceanX's Alucia, has been listed on home-sharing site Airbnb. No, it's not for booking - you have to win the right to journey 1,000m below sea level to...

Swing By The Quay

Jazz and Chinese food add up to a unique recipe for a special night out when VLV - a plush Chinese restaurant and club lounge in Clarke Quay - kicks off its new Soul Lounge jazz programme on Valentine's Day and subsequently every Tuesday to Thursday. VLV takes its cue from the live jazz venue...

Valentine Blooms

If you're walking along Robertson Quay on Feb 14 and someone asks you to buy a rose for your lady, make it a S$120 bouquet from Beverly's Blooms - a one-day bespoke flower pop-up to brighten up the riverside neighbourhood. ...

True Romance

FOR ONE NIGHT A YEAR, regardless of race, language or dietary restrictions, real people do not go out to eat in a restaurant. That's the night when mating couples come out into the open, wearing their hearts on their sleeves and over-priced flowers in their hands, and the conversation revolves...

Hit-and-miss dining at Lavo

LAVO. Marina Bay Sands.

A quick-service approach to Unagi

DOES unagi taste better after you've had to wait for one to three hours, and after you've witnessed it being slit alive as the ultimate proof of freshness? Or is it just as good, if not better, in a place that lets you make a reservation, kills its eels discreetly out of view, and lets...

Haute Scents

The nose knows, and you can tell with a sniff that everything that goes into a Henry Jacques haute perfume is 100 per cent natural essence, sourced from around the world. Fans of this 42-year-old brand include international A-listers and royalty; now, aficionados in Singapore can find this luxury...

One-Stop Cleanfest

If you've left your Chinese New Year spring-cleaning to this late date, then Crate & Barrel's New Home Fair offers a convenient one-stop shop to get all your household affairs in place. It's tied up with 12 other vendors from Samsung to Amahs On Wheels to tackle all your needs...

Bag This

Get your hands on this deerskin tote bag designed by Alessandro Sartori for Ermenegildo Zegna Couture, featuring the iconic XXX hand painted logo.

New venue but back to a classic menu

ONCE in a while, you bump into an old friend and you wonder why you never made a point of catching up more regularly. Then as you chat more, you recognise some of the annoying little quirks that remind you why that friend is more of an occasional lunch date than a weekly tea-time buddy.

ISHI holds its own among its peers

WHEN it comes to competition, sushi restaurants in Singapore have it tougher than most. There are only so many ways to slice a tuna, so it's always a question of how to convince a small pool of diners to pay top dollar for your quality, while battling the bottom-feeders who find plenty of...

Royal Slice

New Year celebrations continue into February at TWG Tea, with its rendition of the King's Cake, or Galette des Rois...

Fun Fry

You've had tempura, so now get your fill of that other Japanese fried favourite - kushiage - at the recently opened Ginza Rokukakutei. ...

Fuss-free eatery in Amoy Street

A FUNNY thing happened on our visit to Kimme, the new eatery opened by the chef of the recently minted Michelin-starred Meta - nothing.

Dining Dreams

Food porn. Now you know what Japanese salary men really lust after. From the old guy in Samurai Gourmet and his dining adventures, to the Solitary Gourmet who hunts down quaint eateries in between his sales calls, and now the latest, Kantaro: The Sweet Tooth Salaryman, food TV is getting more...

Chefs On A Roll

When Woo Wai Leong won the inaugural MasterChef Asia competition in 2015, the first question was: would he open his own restaurant? He said he was in no rush at the time, but by March 2018, this question will be answered with the launch of his own eatery in North Canal Road.

Great place if you enjoy your drinks

IF you have kids, you probably know the feeling: you step into a nice restaurant with your brood and the maître d's demeanour changes. It's the look that says they don't explicitly ban children, but are clearly uncomfortable about serving them. And you in turn feel uncomfortable...