Nan Heng Hainanese Chicken Rice

This neighborhood chicken rice stall offers a homey plateful with well-balanced chicken, rice and chilli. Who makes the best chicken rice in Singapore? Everyone’s got an opinion—here’s ours.

Lunch @ Open Door Policy

This joint venture from Ryan Clift of Tippling Club, Spa Esprit’s Cynthia Chua and the guy who kick‑started the Tiong Bahru revolution, 40 Hands’ Harry Grover, promises bistro food at affordable prices. The three‑course set lunch goes for $35 and includes wine or a mocktail. On Saturday and Sunday (11am‑4pm), there’s brunch with dishes like house‑made beans on toast ($18).


The buzz: Online booze merchant Tippletown now has a bar serving up their extensive portfolio of craft beers and ciders, including a rotating selection of cult brews on tap. The décor: Although it’s painted all black and the sign looks arrestingly like the logo of a Teutonic heavy metal band, don’t expect a tavern crawling […]

Free Will Astrology, Week of August 9, 2013

ARIES (Mar 21-Apr 19): “You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings,” says author Elizabeth Gilbert. I recommend that you experiment with this subversive idea, Aries. Just for a week, see what happens if you devote yourself to making yourself feel really good. I mean risk going to extremes as you […]

Trailer Trash

It’s summer time, which can only mean one thing. It’s silly sequel season! Now’s the time when Hollywood crank out the latest instalments of their biggest franchises. If it’s not Thor 2, it’s the latest Wolverine. It’s Red 2 and Fast and Furious 6. It’s Iron Man 3, Despicable Me 2, Kick-Ass 2, and the […]

Style Notes: PACT’s Sunday in the City; McQueen pop-up store and more

Sunday Best  The good folks at PACT are injecting more fun to weekend brunches with the launch of new pop-up market Sunday in the City, which will happen every last Sunday of the month. Besides having a DJ take the decks and putting out some awesome dining and drink deals at Kilo (free-flow prosecco and […]

E for Effort

Local digital tools that make it easy for you to do good, whether it’s volunteering, raising funds or simply saving energy.