Botak’s Backyard opens for business

The popular Botak Jones enterprise has decided to venture into Dempsey, with their new offering, Botak’s Backyard (130E Minden Rd., 6509-1225) opening today, Oct 8. So those of you craving their scrumptious burgers can enjoy them in a decidedly more hip location.

The Red Eagle (Insee Daeng)

The last Insee Daeng epic saw Thailand’s then sweetheart Mitr Chaibancha die during its making, falling off a flying helicopter: instant legendary status guaranteed. 40 years later, award-winning director Wisit Sasanatieng (Tears of the Black Tiger, Citizen Dog) resurrects the mythical hero. Not surprisingly, the release has been preceded by plenty of excitement and anticipation, […]

Sage’s Achingly Tender Beef au Gratin; Dessert Ministry Opens

You know you should be eating less, drinking way less, or at the very least exercising when your clothes are threatening to rebel. Unfortunately, the only kind of running I’ve been doing is from one appointment to another or chasing after cabs—in heels, no less.  It’s been a blur of festivities, and it’s not over […]

ARTSingapore 2010

The 10th edition of one of the region’s most important contemporary art fairs returns with work from more than 50 participating local and international galleries.

Retail & Lifestyle Director, Sulian Tan-Wijaya

The senior retail and lifestyle director of global property service provider Savills is no stranger to the local society circuit. We talk to the spunky mom about childhood, banking and being butch.

Octapas Spanish Tapas Bar | Review

Where once was the old Tapas Tree, now stands a multi-limbed successor serving up a broad range of passable dishes and one or two real gems, in a welcoming, convivial environment. First though, the location. Sometime in the distant future, archaeologists will dig up the remains of Clarke Quay from the bottom of the then-flooded […]

Back in Black

As shopping purses continue to shrink, we advise fashion lovers to go b(l)ack to basics.