Luke’s Oyster Bar & Chop House

For those in the know, Travis Masiero needs no introduction. Formerly the founder and owner of the ever popular Spruce in Phoenix Park, his newest baby is Luke’s Oyster Bar & Chop House set just off Club Street. If the name wasn’t enough of a giveaway, the display counter of oysters on ice in the […]

Interview: Joe Ng

Besides scoring local soundtracks and fronting the first local supergroup The Padres in the ‘90s, Ng has been a prominent fixture at Beat, the longest running weekly indie ritual for folks who know their Morrissey from their Peaches.

Interview: Michelle Chong

The effervescent, hyperactive TV star talks to JFK Miller about her ideal partner, the critics and her directorial debut, the romcom Already Famous about a Malaysian ingénue who comes to Singapore to make it big in television.

Most Notable F&B Movements of 2011

OPENINGSWithout a doubt the most noteworthy opening in Singapore’s dining scene for 2011 was the launch of L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and Joël Robuchon Restaurant at Resorts World Sentosa back in April, courtesy of Frenchman Joël Robuchon, the most decorated Michelin-starred chef in the world.Another biggie as far as we’re concerned is tapas bar Esquina […]

Interview with Jemma Rix for Wicked

Blockbuster musical Wicked, the back story to The Wizard of Oz, is currently twisting its way through town. Aussie thesp Jemma Rix who plays Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, chats to Kyle Ganapathy.

The Night Before Christmas

There’s some Eurotrash douche, dressed up just like Santa, Slapping at asses and with Four Floors grade banter. Out on deck guys are dancing; topless, smug, tanned and rich, Put on your shirts, lads, this ain’t Abercrombie and Fitch!

The Exchange

Buzz: Touted as the CBD’s largest brasserie and bar, The Exchange marks the arrival of the Asia Square building on everyone’s radar. Décor: A little more clean-cut and contemporary than its nearby financial-themed counterpart The Bank Bar + Bistro, The Exchange has an inviting vibe of its own with its lengthy marble-topped island bar, open […]

The Bank Bar + Bistro

Buzz: One of the first bars to open up in this redeveloped part of Singapore’s CBD, The Bank Bar + Bistro offers a welcome respite from the stark modernity outside with lots of old world charm. Décor: Dark wood furnishings, leather seats, lamps and fans that would look at home at the turn of the […]

Mezze Bistro Bar | Review

The Society Group’s latest offering, this all-day dining newbie with a relaxed vibe was unveiled about five weeks ago. Targeted at business folk working in the area (it’s closed on weekends), the menu is care of Aussie head chef Peter Rollinson who helms The Prime Society. Their breakfasts are easy eats like muesli with fruit […]