Celebrate the long Deepavali weekend at Bintan Lagoon Resort for less

If you thought that this year’s glut of long weekends were over, think again. This year’s Deepavali celebrations fall on Nov 5 and guess what? It’s another three days of fun in the sun. So hop on a ferry and welcome The Festival of Lights at Bintan Lagoon Resort.You will be treated to a fireworks […]

The Disgruntled Chef opens at Dempsey

Proving that Dempsey’s still a hot piece of property (was there ever any doubt?), is The Disgruntled Chef (26B Dempsey Rd., 6476-5305). This restaurant-bar concept officially threw open its doors over the long weekend.Chef-owner Daniel Sia’s latest offering showcases a modern European menu with items such as camembert fondue with a tangy apple sauce, scotched […]

Big Easy Jazz Bar and Restaurant

Like its name suggest, a trip here is like being transported to one of The Big Easy’s (New Orleans) jazz bars in the French Quarter. Cajun cuisine such as Jambalaya, Po-Boy sandwiches and Creole Gumbo is definitely an experience every time.

Bar on 5

Get together with friends or make new ones at the Bar on 5, right smack in the heart of Orchard Road. Located on the fifth floor of the Mandarin Orchard, this modish bar’s alfresco terrace affords a good view of the busy Orchard shopping belt below. Regular DJ Dennis Quek spin a cool mix of […]

Russian Circles

Brian Cook, bassist of instrumental metal band Russian Circles discusses their sound and the benefits of not having a vocalist.