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Parliament Brings Groovy Retro American Bar Bustle to Keong Saik

A bar with a name like “Parliament” would probably conjure up mental images of a stately classics bar where a troupe of besuited bartenders were rooted behind the bar while adroitly decanting Martinis into spiffy conical glasses.
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Nylon Coffee Roasters, the evergreen icon of Singapore Speciality Coffee

If you were someone getting into coffee during the 2010s, there’s one name that wouldn’t have escaped you — Nylon Coffee Roasters. The Everton Park cafe was, and still is, one of the most respected names in Singapore’s speciality coffee scene, and for a good reason. Continue reading “Nylon Coffee Roasters”

gibson review

Gibson’s new Chimera Menu Proves it’s Still the liveliest Bar in The Jigger & Pony Family

When you think of a bartender, most people would either think “stoic professional in a classy waistcoat” or “hipster showman emblazoned with tattoos“. What if I told you, there’s a place where the bartenders are a hybrid of the two? Introducing Gibson, a hidden bar that’s a member of the Jigger & Pony family.
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Heart of Darkness Marks Third anniversary of Its Craft Beer in Singapore With a New Menu

There’s something many bars love to boast about: “we have pints colder than your ex’s heart.” So it’s only fitting that Heart of Darkness at Keong Saik is a bar that provides exactly what its name alludes to — cold, fresh beer straight from the tap
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LouLou is Casual French Dining Done Affordably and Done Beautifully 

The general perception of French cuisine is one of opulence and class, and one of Haute Cuisine. The French culinary canon transcends these misattributed confines — homely food is just as integral to the French as they are to the Italians. Amongst a wave of casual French dining restaurants popping up all over Singapore, LouLou is perhaps one of the most underrated.

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Smoky Japanese Grill Retreat at Guriru, Teppei’s new Poolside Concept

Singapore has a longstanding romance with scenic dining. Photogenic al fresco hideouts command a lot of popularity, as sumptuous views of the skyline and the sea draw in crowds looking to bask in beauty. Newcomer Guriru however, provides a different kind of scenic ambience.

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kinou restaurant review

KInou is a quaint Restaurant at Keong Saik DigGing into Basque Cuisine’s French Roots

An utterance of “Basque food” to the average Singaporean would probably elicit a response of “oh, creamy molten burnt cheesecake right?”  And then get showered in quizzical stares as you go on about the culture-rich Basque regions of Spain and perhaps even more eyebrows raised when you dive into its Southern France territory, and that’s Kinou’s prime directive — a conduit to the magnificent flavours of the region.

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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 complete 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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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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