Elixir Coffee and Wine brings a kind of natty Cafe energy to Holland Village
Nothing lasts forever. In a tumultuous Singapore cafe landscape, constant reinvention is imperative in order to halt the taint of obsoletion. Even the most iconic cafes abide by those truths — this includes Elixir Boutique Roasters, a stalwart fixture at Serene Centre since 2019.
Golden Mile Food Centre’s Youfu Fries up one of the best wok-hei-filled hokkien mee in Singapore
For anyone embarking on a crusade to seek out the best Hokkien Mee in Singapore, Golden Mile Food Centre will inadvertently appear as one of the must-visit stops — it’s home to two hot contenders, YouFu Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodle and Hainanese Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee Continue reading “YouFu Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodle”
Miss Saigon is Somerset’s 24/7 Banh Mi sanctuary for Those Sinful Sandwich Fixes
As cliched as it is to claim, the dogmatic hallmark of good authentic Vietnamese food is dinginess. Even the biggest brands start off as seedy hole-in-the-wall joints before falling prey to the glitz of shopping malls, leading to the slip into mediocrity. The new Miss Saigon at Orchard Plaza is a strongly convincing argument for this hypothesis. Continue reading “Miss Saigon”
Kyuu By Shunsui Offers an Affordable omakase Whose price Tag demands a Double-take
Finding a Japanese Omakase restaurant in central Singapore is probably one of the easiest tasks. It’s an endless catalogue of Omakase joints on google maps though most charge a premium — a condition that makes Kyuu by Shunsui such a gem. Continue reading “Kyuu by Shunsui”
Dumpling Darlings puts together Singapore’s chicest dumpling Affair
Dumplings are vogueish now — who’d thought? Two decades ago, the iconic dish was seen more as a tradition that was restricted to gaudy, old-timey Chinese restaurants. Nowadays, Xiao Long Bao is one of the trendiest loves while concepts such as Dumpling Darlings have taken Singapore by storm. Continue reading “Dumpling Darlings”
Jigger & Pony’s 10th-anniversary Menu elucidates the mixological Diligence driving the best bar in Singapore
If mixology is an art, Jigger & Pony can be seen as Singapore’s pre-eminent gallery for fine cocktail arts. This institution is a cornerstone of Singapore bar history — many of today’s top bartenders can be traced back to the storied speciality bar.
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The Revitalised Humpack at Bukit Pasoh is sleek, modish, and a whale of a time
There are certain stalwart restaurants that are articulately representative of the locale. To me, Humpback is one of the most fitting examples — the seafood specialist has had its roots spread far and wide throughout Bukit Pasoh and its vibe was wholly indicative of the area’s dining scene.
Singapore Cocktail Festival 2023 Blog: A Festival Village Retrospect
Last weekend, the three-day-long Singapore Cocktail Festival unfolded right at the foot of the iconic Marina Bay Sands, condensed into a 7,400sq m tented festival village made to house guest shifts and brand showcases from all quarters of the world.