Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai

The hotel boasts an extensive art collection curated by the noted Art Front Gallery and includes 4,000 original artworks displayed throughout the building. The building is on the banks of the Huangpu River and includes 318 guest rooms and 44 suites, with clear views of the river. There are also six different dining venues, an indoor […]

PsygoBibigo: Why Psy doesn’t need a chef

If we thought he was, PSY definitely isn’t anymore. Funny, that is. Sure, we were taken in by his horsing around too (at the start). That Gangnam style song? It’s pretty catchy. But not after hearing it for the millionth time. And certainly not after seeing his pudgy mug plastered all over print ads, in […]

World Flavours Party Night: Eaten raw

Raw food’s a fascinating concept. The idea’s that nothing is heated beyond 43 degrees Celsius to retain the natural nutrients in food. So to prepare raw dishes, folks mess around with funky techniques like dehydrating and fermentation. It might not be immediately appealing, but the “cooking” processes are just sound like so much gosh darn […]

NEW! on The Dish on Dining: Bacchanalia, Pasarbella, Violet Oon & Tampopo

I-S checked out a slew of new openings (and new menus)—from Bacchanalia to Pasarbella to Violet Oon’s Kitchen and Tampopo.  Bacchanalia“Founded by Alex Chew and Raj Datwani—who made a name for themselves hosting raucous pop up meals as part of the Bacchanalia Brunch Series—and housed in the historic Masonic Club building, the place has lots of […]

Interview: Joe Brooks

Myspace breakout British artist Joe Brooks is no stranger to music fans. He takes five with us prior to his upcoming gig at Timbre@Gillman.

Happy Hour at Gravity Bar

Enjoy Gravity Bar’s happy hour from 5-8pm on Mondays to Thursdays, and 3-8pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Martinis, house pours and cocktails are $11++ while draft beer goes from $9++ per half pint. Alternatively, have a sparkling wine cocktail party with prices from only $16++ per glass. Happy Hour is extended from 5pm to 1am on […]