Week of March 16, 2007

PISCES (Feb 19-Mar 20): “The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you’re playing by other people’s rules,” says novelist Michael Korda, “while quietly playing by your own.” That strategy works for many of the happiest people I know. It ain’t easy, though. You’ve got to figure out how to be honest and […]


Chef Refaie Kee, formerly of Zuko Bistro, has quietly opened this restaurant among the ever-burgeoning lifestyle precinct around the Robertson Quay area. And it seems to be doing pretty well. The many times we’ve peered inside to the clean lined and subdued toned interior, the restaurant has always been peppered with diners eating elegantly presented […]

Spizzico Ristorante Italiano

There’s nothing overly dressy or showy about little restaurant Spizzico, it’s just good old fashioned Italian hospitality. Inside, the interior is subdued and intimate, while outside tables enjoy a more lively aspect over Clemenceau Avenue. Everything is simple in presentation and while nothing is jaw dropping, all the same, there are good reliable Italian favorites, […]

Travelling 1st Class

These holidays will make you feel like a rock star, for, believe it or not, less than $300.

Fashion Plates

Check out these hip fashion cafes that provide perfect refueling during a shopping trip.

First In Line

Local labels like Baylene and alldressedup are some of the highlights at this year’s Singapore Fashion Festival (Mar 23-Apr 1).