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The Old Man Singapore surges to New Beginnings as Papa Doble at Asia #61 Best Bar

New beginnings are never easy, especially with an already thriving brand. For Papa Doble though, the rebranding from The Old Man Singapore is still in its early days but it’s been promising — they just clinched #61 on the newest edition of Asia’s 50 Best Bars, after all.
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Indulge in Sumptuous Rooftop Views at Smoke & Mirrors, Asia’s No. 60 best Bar

I still remember being entranced by the luxurious sweeping vistas over the Singapore skyline on my first visit. Seeing the MBS, Esplanade, and Singapore Flyer illuminated during golden hour in all their majesty. That million-dollar view alone makes Smoke & Mirrors the best rooftop bar in Singapore — one that warrants a visit for any special occasion.  Continue reading “Smoke & Mirrors”

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Foxtail — Keong Saik Rooftop Bar that’s vibrant and hella affordable

A cryptic sign pointed towards a rugged flight of stairs leading to a shophouse’s upper floors. “We’ve saved seats for you upstairs,” it read. A glance at an adjacent sign yields hints of a mysterious name, “Foxtail”.
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platform cafe review

Platform is an idyllic Refuge from Singapore’s Wearying Pace

It was an impulse that led me into this monochrome cafe nestled in the culture-rich enclave of Telok Ayer. My gaze was inadvertently arrested by Platform’s pulchritudinous stylings that called out to me as I passed it. Continue reading “Platform.”

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Asia’s No. 9 Bar Manhattan Shakes Things Up with New York Personified Vol. 2 Menu

A most glamorous recreation of a classic American speakeasy, Manhattan is an institution that embodies all the free-spiritedness and stylishness of the archetypal New York bar. Anyone looking for American hospitality won’t find a better bar in Singapore than the current No. 9 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2022.
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sugarhall review

Iconic Cocktail Bar Sugarhall Returns as an Unpretentious Rum-Fuelled Party

About an entire decade ago, the Sugarhall brand was a prominent name amongst bar-hoppers. It’s that place for rowdy fun and no-holds-barred pub vibes. It was the good old days where that slice of Amoy Street was a dichotomy of contrasting moods with sibling Jigger & Pony beside, acting as a shrine to Japanese bartending excellence. Continue reading “Sugarhall”

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Intimate vibes & Crazy $11 Happy Hour AT The Store, bEST vALUE Bar IN Singapore

As you stroll along Neil Road, you’d chance upon a non-descript shopfront, dominated by a slate-grey facade, a simple monochrome sign, and a mysterious blue door. The only indication of what’s inside is an ambiguous decal, “The Store”, and a placard affixed on an easel with “$11 appetisers and cocktails” stamped on it. Continue reading “The Store”

native bar review

A Two-Storey Journey Through Inspired Local Flavours At Native Bar

Bartenders work tirelessly to perfect their craft in creating the most pristine timeless classics such as Negronis. There is a certain beauty to mixology, it’s like an art. When someone achieves that virtuosity, doors then open for stirring voyages deep into experimentation. And that ethos is what Native, a quaint cocktail bar along Amoy Street, perfectly encapsulates. Continue reading “Native”

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Chinese Flavours Glammed Up at Modern Bar JU Hua TAi

Ju Hua Tai is very different from its Chinese cuisine ilk. I remember my aunts and uncles praising Chinese restaurants’ cooking as being “homely” when I was young, and that was etched into my core as dogma that good Chinese restaurants are supposed to taste like home. Continue reading “Ju Hua Tai”