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Ameising x Side Door sets up another Ingenious Flavour Playground for Tryson Quek & Bannie Kang

Diners know they’re in for some gastronomical bliss when the billing states “Side Door”, a home dining concept by power couple Tryson Quek & Bannie Kang. This time, the award-winning bartender and chef partnership are bringing their Side Door to Ameising Bar for the months of July and August.

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live twice bar review

Live Twice is a Chic Bar with Dreamy Japanese Vibes, Sandos & Elegant Tipples

A narrow pathway led inward. Slightly cramped and dimly lit. Four steps in, eyes get arrested by glimpses of a soft tangerine glow spilling in from the right. Dignified wooden counters rest slightly above the waist, bathing in a warmth wafted by gentle overhanging lights. You’ve arrived at Live Twice. Continue reading “Live Twice”

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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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Basdban is Singapore’s Coolest Sichuan Restaurant, masterminded by Chef Pang of Antoinette

Many would argue that hearty Chinese flavours —Sichuan and Dongbei in particular— are some of the biggest recent trends in Singapore. However, most wouldn’t also argue that these flavours are chic — until mavericks like Basdban came into the scene. Continue reading “Basdban”

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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