Ladies who Lunch (and run F&B empires)

Spotted! Having lunch together in Singapore recently: None other than Spa Esprit Group’s Cynthia Chua and Lindsay Jang of Hong Kong’s Yardbird (the insanely-hard-to-get-a-table-at, New York-styled yakitori joint, which has been packed ever since it opened). Now, it’s perfectly possible these two titans behind some of the region’s coolest lifestyle concepts were just having a casual […]

Dorsett Singapore

The 10-storey hotel has 285 rooms, a landscaped garden on the rooftop, a gym, and 30-meter outdoor swimming pool and a jacuzzi. Dining options include noted local chef Malcolm Lee’s Peranakan restaurant Candlenut Kitchen, which serves both traditional and modernized recipes.

Top 10 Historical Neighborhoods in Singapore

Chinatown Known by local Chinese as “niu che shui” (water bullock cart), after the animal-powered barrows common on these streets in the 19th century, this is a culturally diverse enclave. Today, you’ll find fascinating Chinese heritage sites like the sacred Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Hokkien landmark Thian Hock Keng Temple, old-school street markets as […]