Classy dogs

Two upscale hotdog eateries have opened recently offering premium sausages and crafted beers to wash them down with. Debbie Yong takes a bite


Block 3C River Valley Road

Tel: 67340205

Hours: 5pm-3am (Sun-Thur), 5pm-4am (Fri-Sat)

THEY'RE known for their trendy nightspots and youthful branding, so when the people behind Lifebrandz say they want to start serving beer and dogs, you know it isn't going to be just a run-of-the-mill hot dog stand.

Launched last week, gourmet dogs and craft beer joint Hopdogs is the latest in the nightlife stalwart's steady fiefdom in Clarke Quay. The 180-seater - it holds 150 indoors with outdoor tables for 30 - takes over the space formerly occupied by the group's hip-hop themed cafe, Rebel Hood, which closed last month.

"Rebel Hood was created as a part of Rebel and Zirca, but with both concepts now closed,...

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