There is an old saying: “It’s no use locking the barn door after the horse has bolted.” That was the first thing that came to our minds when we discovered the Institute of Policy Studies has come out with survey findings on how our electorate views various aspects of the political landscape here.It found that […]

Venezia–The Meeting Place

Owned by the folks of gelati institution Venezia Gelato, Venezia has been around since May of last year, but it’s only now that it finally has the direction and focus it needs. Chef Claudio Mendini arrived from Italy about two and a half months ago, bringing an all Italian menu of thin crust pizzas, pastas […]

Le Papillon

Housed in Singapore’s new hot spot, Le Papillon is the latest venture for former Fig Leaf chef Anderson Ho. The restaurant is simple but chic with clean lines and minimal interior decoration—except for an interesting mural that runs along the back wall. Although small in size, the place had a healthy buzz when we were […]


Singapore's most long-standing French fine dining temple recently got a makeover and a new chef

David Gan

Singapore’s most talked about celebrity hairstylist David Gan dresses the tresses of local stars and is also responsible for Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi’s coiffure at major international events and film festivals. Besides, you can’t miss Gan’s gregarious character—his loud mannerisms and signature baseball cap are everywhere in town. Recently made a Singaporean PR, this Malaysian-born hair expert with the famously shiny pate, and spokesman for Japanese haircare product Asience, took some time off to have a little banter with us.

A Mixed Bag

Mix and match cult international finds and affordable vintage pieces from these funky multilabel boutiques.

Supercharge Your System

With our germy tropical climate, it seems like it’s always flu season in Singapore. Beat the bugs by getting your immune system into shape.

In The Know

Everyone’s favorite smart-aleck returns to help you with your problems.