For the Record

We’ve made the world’s longest popiah, we’ve folded the most origami cranes in just five minutes, and we’ve scuba dived the longest by staying underwater for 220 hours. Just last week, Singapore set another World Record when 16-year-old Raffles Institution student Ang Chuang Yang managed to write the SMS message “The razor-toothed piranhas of the […]

The Club Street Brasserie

From the outside it’s hard to miss the new red, white and blue pagoda that denotes the change in tenant at what used to be the home of Mozzaic. Sitting pretty at the start of Club Street, The Club Street Brasserie makes for a much more well-defined restaurant than its predecessor. Heading down the stairs, […]

Rendezvous Restaurant

As one of Singapore’s oldest and most well known nasi padang restaurants, Hock Lock Kee needs no introduction. While the original pre-war coffeeshop is long gone, its modern version retains some old world charm in the wooden table with marble tops, classic wooden chairs, traditional porcelain crockery and antique photos on the walls. The assortment […]

Buy Spy, November 17, 2006

Bag ItBag fiends should not miss the trendy Rafe bags (from $679) straight from New York. What started in 1994 as a sideline to Rafe Totengco’s sought after accessories and belts line are now flyings off the shelves like hotcakes. The stylish classic pieces are meticulously designed by Totengco, and hint at sophisticated chic, crafted […]

Tech Talk, November 17, 2006

Game FaceCreative Technologies has just released a set of cool hardware for all you PC gamers. The Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Keyboard1 ($99) is lightweight and stylish, but more importantly, it lights up for all you out there who prefer to get your game on in the darker corners of gaming cafes. The Creative Fatal1ty Professional […]

Visual Art Nominees of Motorola Street Style Awards 2006

The Motorola Street Style Awards are back. This annual event pays tribute to the finest of our local talents. We quiz the visual art nominees Chris Lee (from Asylum fame), Brian Gothong Tan and Ivanho Harlim, and see if they have what it takes. Motorola Street Style Awards is through Dec 15. Log on to for more information.