Jonker’s Nyonya Deli

We know our assam laksa—slippery rice noodles in thick fish gravy—or at least we know what really amazing, runny nose-inducing assam laksa should taste like. You could say that we came to Jonker’s with high expectations. It’s had a couple of mentions in the media so it should be great, right? No, not really. While […]

Casa Latina

The latest roommate of ACTION Theatre’s two story pre-war bungalow is Casa Latina. Occupying the entire first floor, the restaurant has a charming alfresco bar area which brings back fond memories of the days of Indochine’s occupation. Once inside, the requisite bright hues and dark wood give an immediate feeling of ease and comfort, in […]

Kiseki Japanese Buffet Restaurant

The buzz: Hoping to breathe some life into The Heeren Shops (post-HMV departure), this Japanese buffet restaurant is conveniently located in the thick of Orchard’s hustle and bustle.The vibe: The sprawling space seats 400 patrons. Expect loads of wood finishes and a sea of white furniture. There’s even a play area for the little ones.The […]

Scarf for Life

The latest Hermès campaign J’aime mon carré, which means “I love my scarf,” is one of the freshest we’ve seen from the luxury French label. Its artistic director of silk, Bali Barnet, British photographer Matt Irwin, art director Dean Langley and stylist Francesca Burns have found new ways to refashion the brand’s highly sought-after silk […]