Lunch @ Napoleon Food & Wine Bar

The three course set lunch at this wine bar includes four choices for each course (of sophisticated European fare). Pick from dishes like warm spinach salad with sous vide egg, and French classic coq au vin. The desserts are especially good with plated sweets such as lemon tart with lime sorbet. 

Free Will Astrology, Week of October 4, 2013

ARIES (Mar 21-Apr 19): Are you good at haggling? Do you maybe even enjoy the challenge of negotiating for a better price, of angling for a fairer deal? The coming week will be a favorable time to make extensive use of this skill. According to my analysis of the astrological omens, you will thrive on having […]

Free Will Astrology, Week of October 11, 2013

ARIES (Mar 21-Apr 19): Sometimes you quit games too early, Aries. You run away and dive into a new amusement before you have gotten all the benefits you can out of the old amusement. But I don’t think that will be your problem in the coming days. You seem more committed than usual to the […]

Style Notes: HipVan, ColorWash, PARCO next Next and more

Hello, Goodbye Last month, we broke the news that multi-label store Blackmarket ceased operation. Now multi-label boutique Hide & Seek at Kampong Glam has folded too. On a happier note, cool furniture showroom Fred Lives Here (108 Emerald Hill Rd., 9641-7727, is moving into Orchard Central, which means no more calling ahead for appointments […]

We Can’t Work It Out

EDITOR’S NOTE This column was supposed to be a wry reflection on the crazy, amazing evolution of Singapore in the 18 years since I-S began. However, following recent changes to employment laws to protect the local labor force, the magazine will henceforth be written not by the people most willing or best qualified to do […]


Local chef Malcom Lee creates more Peranakan dishes in an airy and modern setting.