a most welcoming hideout: Side Door is like being hosted at home by an adept chef-and-bartender COUPLE
“Home” is an ambiguous sentiment that is tricky to crystallise into a tangible product. Many upstarts endeavour for it, with a few success stories, though most ultimately fall short. However, if there’s a bar that embodies the warmth of a “home”, it has to be Neil Road’s latest darling, Side Door.
petit fangko: Cosy Margaret Market Cafe doling out some of the best indomie in Singapore
Built on a marriage of heritage and modernity, Margaret Market is a recent addition to the quaint Queenstown, preserving an iconic coffin-shaped facade dating back to the ’50s while populating the interior with an eclectic mix of trendy concepts — including a rather peculiar “Indomee bar”, Petit Fangko. Continue reading “Petit Fangko”
Rosemead’s new Farm-to-Table Grill Identity is a stunningly rich and Refined Californian feast
Comfort is an expansive and profound concept. Supreme comfort denotes disparate notions, emotions, and fascinations. For some, it’s plain nostalgia. And others, it’s unalloyed gratification. At Rosemead, it’s a chef’s earnest love letter to his roots.
Folk Yard: are the Coffee and hearty sandwiches good enough reasons to travel to Potong Pasir?
As neighbourhoods come, Potong Pasir is hardly ever researched when looking for the best cafes in Singapore. Still, some folks may have heard the buzz coming out of the area last year as Folk Yard popped up, bringing quality coffee and bites to the sleepy vicinity. Continue reading “Folk Yard”
Fura At Amoy creatively reinterprets food and drink with devotion to sustainability and futurism
The future is now. And Fura, a vibrant new bar concept found along Amoy Street, is what’s leading the vanguard. As far as cocktail bars go, it’s been a scant collection of new names in recent years that can be said to genuinely brush against the boundaries with a kind of mad-scientist irreverence.
Cocktails on Tap: Draft Land’s Singapore debut is Decent fun for one and all
It’s 7:30pm and the rustic bar along Purvis Street is already packed. The space is awash in a sea of chatter and laughter and walking space becomes more scarce as eager guests start swarming the counter. That’s the scene at Draft Land’s Singapore outlet, early into its maiden Friday service. Continue reading “Draft Land”
The Best Bars in Singapore, According to A Functioning Alcoholic
Unusually small. Dwarfed by adjoining countries. Devoid of resources. The Lion City is an irrefragable state-building miracle and a country with many unexpected virtues. Even after you understand all its feats, Singapore’s flourishing cocktail bar subculture would probably still jump out to the layperson. Continue reading “Best Cocktail Bars in Singapore”
0MO Bar Returns in 2023: Modish Blues, New Blood and Fresh Menu focused on Singapore
To me, MO BAR must be up there as one of the most outstanding cocktails bars Singapore has to offer. At least, it was one of my foremost exemplars for hotel bars — before it inadvertently went on hiatus as part of Mandarin Oriental Singapore’s hotel-wide revamp. Continue reading “MO BAR”