Night Watch

We bring you the new nightspots to watch out for.

Sistina Pizzeria

Institution Sistina is well known for serving some of Singapore’s best pizzas. When we arrived for a Saturday lunch, we were surprised to find this staple empty except for one family, and the menu streamlined to just two pages, with the pizzas renamed as cars and girls. We found the eight-inch Vespa pizza ($21) with […]

il Lido

The social butterflies swarm to il Lido because of the combination of fine Italian dining, stunning sea views, Owner-Manager Beppe De Vito (formerly of Garibaldi) and Chef Michele Pavanello (formerly of Pontini). When we arrived for dinner, the place was buzzing. We missed out on a verandah table, but were happy inside the rather grand […]


Burger fans, rejoice. You’ll have 101 burgers to choose from—literally. This is no fast-food burger joint, mind you. Überburger is a gourmet burger restaurant and bar which serves generous portions of lean juicy meat and organic greens between freshly-baked buns, all in a “rough luxury” dining interior. Feeling extravagant? Consider the 250 gram monster burger, […]

Week of April 28, 2006

TAURUS (Apr 20-May 20): Recently I had minor eye surgery to close some tiny holes in my retina. It wasn’t a big deal—just a preventive measure—and it didn’t have any effect on my actual physical vision. The best part of the experience happened because of the nurse who prepped me for the procedure. She used […]

Hot Air

It cannot be coincidence. Nothing this significant ever happens in Singapore by coincidence. What are we talking about? We’re talking about the 6,500 cubic meters of hot air now hovering above town—just at the time when the mainstream media is desperately trying to get every apathetic person all excited about an impending election, finally announced […]

Natasa Vojnovic

Yugoslav model Natasa Vojnovic has come a long way. From her war-ridden teens, the rambunctious model has worked for the likes of Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Baptiste-Mondino and Terry Richardson, and has graced numerous magazines covers such as Vogue, i-D and Dazed & Confused. Vojnovic was in town recently to promote the latest Hugo Boss fragrance, Pure Purple, which she is the spokesperson for.

Light and Sound

A conversation with cinematographer Christopher Doyle is as good as it gets.

All Tangled Up

With a radical plot, romance musical Aspects of Love inspects the nature of that emotion that makes people go gaga and whisper mushy sweet nothings.