Lana Cakes

This place is a throwback to a simpler time: before fancy patisseries and ganache. Owner Violet Kwan’s homey chocolate cakes (from $33/whole cake) have been a local favorite for more than 40 years. They might be a little overrated, but there’s no denying the nostalgic charm. If you’re in the area, why not try one […]

Estheva Spa

This premium spa is still a favorite among tai-tais, with professional aestheticians on hand to advise on the type of facial most suiteable for you.The collection of luxury facial services ranges from basic facials to intensive skincare treatments.

Strip Co-Ed

Strip Co-ed Beauty Emporium is a unisex waxing salon devoted to eradicating every strand of unwanted hair from all parts of your body. Underarms, legs, back, stomach, lips, brows, toes and the more private areas; the Strip folks will bravely go where no tweezers or razors have been before. Manicure and pedicure services also available.

Le Coq Sportif

The buzz: Previously only available from a small counter in Takashimaya’s sports department, the full Le Coq Sportif golf collection is finally available at its first standalone store. The vibe: A 550 sq. ft. space with black-and-white colored spaces clearly demarcates the pieces for women (white) and men (black). A clever move too, as the […]

Heart of House | Review

The buzz: The folks from Just Beer @ The Atrium and WitBier Café at Kandahar have upped sticks and brought their extensive ale list and super-friendly service to Tiong Bahru in form of new bar Heart of House. The décor: Bit of a mish-mash, really. A shophouse-tiled floor, some high chairs and tables and a […]