Designed and conceptualized by local design collective Asylum, the hip blowout-only salon has a playful, cosy and relaxing vibe thanks to the use of oak wood, soft lighting, concrete floor and fun shapes. Prep’s team of stylists are trained to do all kinds of fab styles—even for the men—but if you’re undecided, flip through Prep’s […]

Benjamin Browns Bistro & Bar

Serving up all-day breakfast items like Egg Benedict, this bistro also offers a wide range of soups, pastas and main courses. For a sweet treat, go for their daily selection of cakes and pasteries.

Burnt Ends

  Helmed by Australian chef David Pynt, this new 18-seater grill dishes out items like the Burnt Ends Sanger ($20), a brioche bun filled with pulled pork, and the unusual smoked quail eggs ($6). The food is cooked on three bespoke metal grills and a custom-made brick and ceramic oven. Even their desserts incorporate smoked […]

Interview: Carol Anne Wah

The director of marketing and communications at Makansutra talks about hosting major international food event (comprising a two-day conference and 10-day culinary bazaar), the World Street Food Congress.