Ten-Jyaku Japanese Sushi

Tucked in the row of restaurants at Millenia Walk is this cozy Japanese restaurant specializing in sushi and sashimi. Sit at the counter and watch as two chefs—a local and a Japanese—prepare these hand-pressed delicacies. Not your typical conveyor belt variety, for sure. What’s interesting is the chirashi (rice and raw fish), which is made […]

The Song of India

Set in a restored colonial house, this palatial establishment is resplendent with silk curtains, chandeliers and contemporary Indian cooking.

The new 5Cs

A minister has publicly denounced a “clever and funny”—and by now famous—podcast of a dispute between a bak chor mee vendor and his customer, commenting that such humor could detract from serious political issues. In response, the creators of the podcast clarify that they “were just having fun,” and that their podcast was not intended […]

Bring Me To Life

Parsleys, beans, plasticine and matchsticks come alive in the award-winning The Great War.


How going organic has benefits for the environment, the community, your health and your taste buds.

Fiery Fortress

The mammoth red dot Traffic building is an amalgam of cool bars and eateries, and a hot spot for lifestyle events.

Numbers Game

An I-S comparison of our vital statistics compared to those of our neighbors in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Bangkok.

Young Baba

The Peranakan heritage is very much associated with older folks and the pre-65ers in Singapore. I-S speaks with one aberration, 35-year-old Alvin Yapp, a young Peranakan man, and discovers amazing things about this enigmatic culture.

Hog’s Breath Cafe

This second outlet of Hog’s Breath Cafe adds an Australian grill house to the Holland Village scene—the interior is an eclectic mix of rustic wooden furnishings, a random assortment of paraphernalia on the walls, and large roomy booths. A television over the bar had those of us in the restaurant enthralled with the replays of […]