Cult Japanese Cuisine

IF THERE'S ANYTHING FORTUNE CENTRE is known for, it's the plethora of affordable Chinese-style vegetarian food available in the daytime. There's a bustle of activity that dies down once it gets dark and most of these old school-eateries have closed for the day, turning the mall into...

Crazy About Cocoa

THE CRAFT CHOCOLATE trend can be described as following the same path as third-wave coffee - independent artisans popping up to showcase a variety of flavours from single origins, handcrafting small-batch products, and getting as close as possible to the source.

Farm to table, Singapore-style

HAN LI GUANG PETS a fuzzy little goat on the head at Hay Dairies - Singapore's only goat farm that sits in what little 'countryside' we have in Kranji, along with other farms growing vegetables or rearing frogs and fat ornamental koi. But unlike visitors who are happy to wander...

Halal Eateries Go Upmarket

HALAL IZAKAYAS? Wine-free modern European food? Muslim dining options have taken on a distinctly progressive vibe as more eateries emerge to offer high-end alternatives to halal fast food and traditional cuisine.

A toast to sake and natural wines

MeA couple of weeks ago at a private dinner held at the restaurant Nouri, guests were fighting to take a selfie with the man of the evening Naoto Mizuno - the eighth-generation owner of cult sake brewery Kokuryu and generally acknowledged as sake royalty, thanks to Japanese crown prince Naruhito...

From Hawker To Haute Cuisine

CRISPY CHICKEN RENDANG SOUNDS like something a Singaporean chef might dream up, along with the likes of buah keluak ice cream, jellied bak kut teh or laksa linguine. But while crispy rendang memes and jokes will be forgotten as quickly as the MasterChef judge who sparked them, is so-called...

The eclectic chef

Chilli obsession

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...