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JU95 boldly showcases Japanese Fusion cooking on the edge

Japanese cuisine has long been affixed with archetypes of raw fish, ramen joints and izakayas. There’s no shortage of high-end omakase and casual Japanese-Fusion concepts in Singapore, after all — but none are as charmingly audacious and congruent in interpretation as JU95. Continue reading “JU95”

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Chaos Ensues with Tezarekt’s Random Cocktail Generator at JU95 Izakaya

Sometimes, drinking doesn’t need to come with all the ornate embellishments and finesse that comes with bars that rank among the World’s 50 Best. Our best nights are those where memories are hazy and tequila shots are muddled into our bloodstream.
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Juice’s Intimate Loft Hosts Singapore’s Best Casual, Unpretentious Wine Bar Experience

You feel like you’re at a house party. The vivid tint of technicolour lights, the communal table where strangers strike up rapports across invisible dividers between their seats, the small, cosy balcony lushly populated with greens and rattan — JUICE is a wine bar that feels wonderfully homely. Continue reading “JUICE”

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”

yatagarasu

Yatagarasu is Every Chicken Part in Smoky Yakitori Perfection

Smoke is a fickle mistress — flames can be unpredictable, untameable, but can also impart an unrivalled flavour to the ingredients. While Western-style smokehouses have dominated the conversation for open-flame cooking, Yatagarasu is one of the few gems (not really hidden anymore) that punches at the same weight class in the art of cooking with smoke. Continue reading “Yatagarasu”

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Braci Puts Up A Moving Display of Modern Italian Artistry

It’s December of 2021, a year marked with a personal mission to seek out the best pasta in Singapore. With a spate of pasta bar openings, there are many overly hyped disappointments hiding amongst them. That’s why I found myself at Braci, an Italian outfit applauded for its modern sensibilities even by contemporaries in Italy itself, with high hopes of finishing my pasta quest on a high. Continue reading “Braci”

rosemead review singapore

Rosemead’s Satisfying Californian Flavours Come With Fine Dining Prices

Fine dining in Singapore has been slowly evolving out of the time-honoured white linen mise en scene and started incorporating a lot more casual edge. Abandoning the frou-frou and wholeheartedly embracing the swing towards intimacy is Rosemead, a new casual fine-dining concept by the Jigger & Pony Group.

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Sonny’s Pizza Brings Proper Wallet-Friendly Pizza Slices True to the NY Spirit

The charisma of a good pizza is undeniable when the dough, the sauce, and the toppings are all done just right. At its core, pizza is a very simple dish. So even with the prevalent movement of artisan pizza joints all over Singapore, I’m more than happy to welcome the unpretentious NY-style pies of Sonny’s Pizza to the fold. Continue reading “Sonny’s Pizza”

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A New The Macallan Experience with Osteria BBR & Janice Wong

The Macallan Experience in Singapore starts with you being introduced to a quaint study within Raffles Hotel, which leads you to believe it’s only affixed with bookshelves, ornaments, and not much else. But moments later, one of the bookshelves magically swung open to usher us into a dining area inside. Continue reading “The Macallan Experience”