Restaurant Review: I-S heads to Chinese hotpot restaurant Hai Di Lao

I-S reviews Chinese hotpot eatery Hai Di Lao at Clarke Quay for affordable comfort food and great service. “We appreciate the little niceties they provide: each diner gets a red apron upon arrival and free manicures are available on-premise. The food also doesn’t disappoint with seven savory soup options including the popular yuan-yang double flavor […]

Dustpan Recordings sets up for a sunset boat party on March 23

Dustpan Recordings might not be a name you know; but mark your calendars for their next event, an awesome-sounding sunset boat party on Saturday March 23. It runs from 6-11pm, with boats departing from Marina Coastal Road at 6.30. There’s only 140 slots, and pre-sale tickets are $48. Says organizer (and one of the DJs on […]

Open Door: I-S checks out PS. Cafe’s first Asian restaurant, Chopsuey Cafe

I-S hits up Dempsey’s latest, all-new Chopsuey Cafe courtesy of the PS. Cafe folks. “This chic yet relaxed establishment in a corner black-and-white colonial house is outfitted with old school gray-and-white marble tables juxtaposed with glossy red-and-black wicker seats, while a charming alfresco area completes the effect. Inspired by partners Peter Teo and Philip Chin’s […]

NEW! from I-S Magazine: Singapore’s Best Kept Secrets

The latest cover story in I-S Magazine gives you the lowdown on Singapore’s lesser-known food and beverage businesses from restaurants and bars to supper clubs. There are speakeasy-style watering holes with hidden entrances such as Japanese bar Horse’s Mouth, bespoke cocktail specialist Bitters & Love and affordable center for trainee barkeeps ABSS Bar. Besides that, […]

The Grandstand

Formerly called Turf City, this lifestyle hub offers a host of wining and dining establishments. The place runs free shuttle services daily from bus stops at Newton MRT, Botanic Gardens MRT and Toa Payoh MRT. Heading over toward The Grandstand? Don’t miss any of our favorite food stalls at Pasarbella.

Clover GAC Seletar

Located at the Seletar airbase, this 60-seater serves a menu of Japanese standards, which isn’t too exciting, but also has a value-for-money yakitori buffet ($28). To add to that, it boasts a cool alfreso rooftop garden with great views of the runway.

Interview: Derrick Ng

The owner of Generation Green an urban farm business with land at Neo Tiew in Kranji talks about his motivations for growing pesticide-free produce.