New eatery Fat Cow is all about the beef

In case the name wasn’t enough to tip you off, it’s all about the beef at Fat Cow, specifically, Wagyu.First, choose from Australian—Stockyward ($52/100g) or Blackmore ($85/100g) Ranch, both with a marbling score of A8+)—or Japanese from Kagoshima—A3 ($80/100g) or A5 ($95/100g) and exactly how much you want.Then, decide which of the four cooking styles […]

Artistes attending & performing at 2011 MNET Asian Music Awards announced

The 2011 MNET Asian Music Awards proves its worth as a highly-coveted (for Hallyu enthusiasts, obviously) event with the following esteemed actors confirmed as guests:  Lee Byung Hun Song Sung Hun Go su Park Shi Hoo Kim Soo Hyun Song Jun Kee Kim Hee Sun Han Chae Young Yoon Eun Hae Han Hyo Joo Kim […]


This new bike shop specializes in custom fixed-gear bikes—choose your own parts and these guys will fix one up for you.

Sufi’s Corner

The moody Turkish lamps here ($49 upwards) make great decorative items, with no less than 200 varieties for sale.

Samad & Sons Carpets

Although less refined than the selection from Amir & Sons, this is a great option if you’re looking for simpler and more affordable Persian carpets to line your living room floor.


The recently refurbished store carries a variety of fashionable black and white home accessories.

Rishi Handicrafts

Rishi Handicrafts is a hit among tourists looking for rattan baskets. For about $50, you can get your hands on some well-weaved products, plus functional leather bags.

Khim’s Collections

Reminiscent of Lim’s at Holland Village (although they’re not affiliated), Khim’s Collections’ shop specializes in Asian-inspired lamps, curios and other home decorations.

Amir & Sons

This is where it’s at for some of the world’s most exquisite Persian carpets and rugs. Owner Taher Amir Khan has amassed an expansive collection of works, some over 100 years old and one-offs.

Wardah Books

For those looking for a little mind expansion, check out this niche bookstore which specializes in Sufism and Islamic philosophy.