Balaclava @ ION Orchard

Buzz: Balaclava at Suntec City has always been bustling with white collared workers chugging pints and sipping wine after a hard day’s work. So the bar’s decision to relocate has understandably raised a few eyebrows. But Balaclava faithfuls can now pop that champagne in celebratory fashion as the joint recently opened right in the heart […]

Peek!: A store For Lomo Heads And Shutterbugs Opens

The buzz: A store dedicated to analog and experimental photography, that’s already a hit with Lomo lovers. Founded by 25-year-old Lomo addict and entrepreneur Joanne Lim, the store stocks cameras and accessories from the likes of Japanese design firm SUPERHEADZ.TOKYO and its counterpart, leather accessories manufacturer Roberu. And judging from its opening night (where the […]

Top Three All-in-One Printers

Don’t leave those sweet memories languishing on your hard drive—print them! From scanning, copying and printing, we got all your needs covered.Canon PIXMA MG8170Canon’s Pixma MG8170 is a capable workhorse that will improve the efficiency of any office or work-at-home setup. Not only is it a lightning-fast all-in-one, but it also has a broader range […]

Tony Moly Arrives at Marina Square

The buzz: This Korean makeup and skincare brand was already famous in Singapore despite not having opened an outlet here—until now that is. The vibe: From the day of its opening, the store has been inundated with squealing girls and we suspect it’s because Tony Moly’s products are so adorably packaged that the whole place […]

Salta’s Argentine Eats; Soht & Baay’s Tasty Treats

I’m still feeling the happy vibes from the 2010 Singapore Sun Festival’s Opening Gala Concert. It may have fed my uncultured soul, but this foodie needs to eat to be truly satisfied. Salta (#01-56 Icon Village, 12 Gopeng St., 6225-8443) has been open for a while and I’d heard good things, but it wasn’t till […]