Open Door: I-S hits up new fine dining Japanese establishment Ki-sho

I-S checked out new Japanese restaurant Ki-sho in black-and-white colonial house Chateau Tcc, right beside another recent arrival sister establishment Buona Terra. “With only three omakase sets ($230, $280 or $330) on the menu, you’re looking to drop some serious coin on chef de cuisine Kazuhiro Hamamoto’s (ex-Waku Ghin) multi-course meals, but it’s worth it. […]

The GoDown

The buzz: Interior designer Audrey Lee, lamenting the lack of reasonably priced, one-of-a-kind home décor items, opened this quaint vintage home furnishings store along Zion Road with her Indonesia-based business partner (who is also the founder of bath label Bathe). The vibe: Cramped but cozy and relaxed—thanks to the delicate calming scents from Bathe’s room diffusers and the neutral color scheme. The stylish and modestly sized showroom […]

Crate & Barrel

The buzz: American home furnishings chain Crate & Barrel has opened its first store in Asia at ION Orchard, managed by the folks behind Proof Living, a multi-label luxury furniture and home accessories boutique. The vibe: The 16,000 sq. ft. space has a calming, welcoming atmosphere, thanks to neutral hues, earthy materials and warm lighting. […]