The buzz: This is the first standalone store for the acclaimed French label which is taking the catwalks from Paris to New York by storm. The vibe: Using Parisian-style minimal white mosaic tiles, the space features refined furniture with W-shaped mirrors, graphic light benches, wooden shelves and curtained-off fitting rooms to set itself apart from […]

Dr. Hauschka

The buzz: German beauty brand Dr. Hauschka, known for its natural, organic and biodynamic products, moves to its new flagship store at ION Orchard. The vibe: Calming and intimate, the 500 sq. ft. space features a neutral color scheme and a bright, clean and modern aesthetic. The wall panels next to the reception counter hide […]

Mad Dog Bistro & Bar | Review

Mad Dog Bistro & Bar features a casual, upbeat vibe and an Italian fusion menu with signatures like beer battered fish and chips ($21.50) and Mad Dog Smoked Duck ($19.90). Choose from a wide selection of wines to go along with your mains, such as the Chateau Laffitte Laujac 2005 ($95 per bottle) while you’re […]

Upper Crust

The organic bakery’s latest outlet is a cozy space with the same diverse range of sandwiches that’s perfect for both takeaway or eating in at one of its 50 seats. All sourdough and soft breads are handmade fresh daily, with creative sandwiches such as the special egg tofu ($8.90), roasted veggies ($7.90), and smoked salmon […]

Nothing But Green

This café is slowly packing the office crowd in with a small but delectable range of organic food. The affordable set lunch at $12 gets you an appetizer, a main and a drink (choose from a mix of sandwiches or rice dishes), or try the “Spize Up My Life” curry chicken stew ($10.90) for something […]

Colombo Restaurant

This place has the best view on the strip from its fifth floor, rooftop spot, as well some of the most authentic Sri Lankan cuisine (think crispy onion-and-chickpea-flour fritters, hearty, mouth-numbing lamb dishes, and cheese-stuffed naan) in town. Make sure you call ahead to reserve seats.

Boss BarBQ

The chicken at Boss BarBQ (the largest grill and barbecue chain from Korea) is the bestseller, served with ddeokbokki (braised rice cakes) and a generous serving of raw onions. Stärker beer is also on tap.

Mad Dog Bistro & Bar

Choose from a wide selection of wines, such as the Chateau Laffitte Laujac 2005 ($95 per bottle).