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Memories - a MINI look at Singapore's heritage

Clans of Chinatown

Chinatowns can be found in most major cities around the world, and they are always buzzing with life and the promise of good, cheap food. Singapore is no different, even though the Chinese are the dominant race. But here, it's the place where the first immigrants settled when they set foot on...

Sweet treats

Whether-- or not you celebrate Deepavali, Chef Manjunath Mural's handcrafted mithai and festive menus are good reasons to visit the one-Michelin-starred restaurant The Song Of India...

Sarah Liu

Sarah Liu has always been a bit of a rebel. Though the 29-year-old was born in Taiwan, she didn't fit into the education system so her family moved to New Zealand. When in university, she applied for an exchange programme to Japan - despite not majoring in anything Japan-related. She not only...

Two-Michelin-starred Restaurant Andre to close next year

TWO-Michelin-Starred Restaurant Andre will close its doors after a last service on Feb 14 next year, said its Taiwan-born chef Andre Chiang in an email announcement early Wednesday morning.

Time for tea

Pandan chiffon cake may be all the rage, but that hasn't stopped pastry chef Eddy Yau and his team at Pacific Marketplace from putting their own twist on the fluffy treat. ...

Cook in Japan

Take your palate on a trip through Japan at next weekend's four hands collaborative dinner with chefs David Myers of ADRIFT, and Tippling Club's Ryan Clift. ...

Perfect match

In an ideal world, Luke Whearty's customers would visit his underground cocktail bar, pick from one of the omakase food and drink menus, and trust him to take care of the rest. At least, that's his end goal, which is why he's working on upping the ante when it comes to the food...
Memories - a MINI look at Singapore's heritage

The Yishun Of Yesteryear

Yishun is many things to many people. It has been the butt of jokes as the "underbelly" of Singapore or home of the "new Istana", even as it's cited as a new town with modern features such as the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital or the freshly-minted Yishun Park Hawker Centre. ...

A whole new bam!

Four and a half years after they opened as a tapas and sake bar at Tras Street, BAM! has recently undergone a revamp to become an omakase-only restaurant.

More on your plate

IF YOU'RE THE KIND of person who gets a headache trying to decide what to eat, you're in luck. As the idea of multi-restaurant clusters catches on, you no longer have to pick a cuisine before arriving at your destination. Instead, you can just go with your gut. ...

A treat for cats and dogs at PAW-sitive

MUSEUMS don't usually welcome animals but PAW-sitive: Interactive Art For Pets is an exhibition that is targeted specifically at cats and dogs. ...

Terra Firma

He may have lost his Michelin star, but Terra's chef-owner Seita Nakahara is not letting it get him down. He's re-doubled his efforts since, bringing back an arsenal of ingredients from a recent home visit to Japan for his Autumn omakase. ...

Cooking under the radar

For the past few months, there've been murmurings in local food circles about a young chef who's been wowing diners with his original approach to Singapore food...
Memories - a MINI look at Singapore's heritage

A colourful history

Ang Mo Kio's landmarks throw light on the town's unique past ...

Bubble race

Get hyped for the F1 Weekend at the Pan Pacific Singapore, where you don't need to be Lewis Hamilton to take part in its own race. ...

Food stars

Gear up foodies, there's another food festival headed your way...

Bold start

What do you do when the cuisine you want to cook doesn't even exist? For chefs David ...
MEMORIES - A MINI LOOK AT SINGAPORE’S HERITAGE

Many Sides of Bukit Timah

Bukit Timah has had its name from as far back as 1828. Literally translated as "tin hill" in Malay, it has nothing to do with the industry. Instead, "timah" came from the name of the pokok temak trees that grew on the slopes of the hill, garbled by foreign tongues. ...

Game over - not

Whether you're suffering from dragon withdrawal, or still shaking your fists at the writers for the many plotholes that plagued Season Seven, one thing's for sure - 2018 (or 2019, according to some rumours) is still a long way away before the final season of the HBO series Game of Thrones...

Get crafty

If you missed last month's Beerfest Asia 2017, don't fret. You can still satisfy that beer belly with the upcoming Craft SG 2017, the second edition of Singapore's craft beer festival happening next weekend at Clarke Quay. ...

Kevin Lee

BY THE TIME Kevin Lee first picked up a camera to start shooting seriously, he was in his 30s. Now, the 44-year-old runs Invisible Photography Asia (IPA), an influential seven-year-old platform for photography and visual arts in Asia, which organises events, exhibitions, workshops and shines a...

Discovering Chinese roots

It's not every day that Chinese chefs get to be under the spotlight, which is exactly the reason behind Jumping Table - a series of ad-hoc private dinners organised by chef and food writer David Yip. ...

Finding the right mix

The idea that you can work, live, eat and chill out all in the same building might have been anathema years ago when the CBD was notoriously bereft of life after office hours because people just wanted to get as far away from the office once they clocked out. But now, as the financial district...