Week of July 8, 2005

CANCER (Jun 21-Jul 22) One of your lifelong projects is to learn the art of keeping proper boundaries. That doesn’t always come easy for you. In your subconscious mind you’re often thinking, “I can’t figure out where I leave off and everyone else begins.” Having sounded this warning, though, I’ll now advise you to completely […]

Straits Kitchen

Upon entering Straits Kitchen, we immediately saw why people have been talking about this restaurant. Show kitchens and contemporary wooden interiors made good use of kitchen utensils as décor (not unlike in mezza9, another Grand Hyatt restaurant). While the selection of Malay, Chinese and Indian hawker fare is extensive, we, however, found that quantity did […]


We were intrigued by the displays of food and the interactive nature of the buffet in this lobby setting. Apart from the standard choices, there was a steamboat-like bar (called “dip-dip”) to cook Japanese skewers in, and roving waiters also offered Brazilian-style churrasco meats at your table. With all this activity, it was a little […]