Robinsons The Heeren

The buzz: If it wasn’t official before, it is now—Robinsons is hip. The department store has opened its $40 million flagship at The Heeren, and it’s as close as Singapore gets to London’s Selfridges. The vibe: That glossy-gold, white-marble-dipped look that Robinsons has had for decades is—thankfully—gone. Sleek black-framed displays and racks pepper the mammoth […]

The Redundant Shop

The buzz: This lifestyle store—the retail arm of Redundant Magazine­­—is the newest kid on the block at Everton Park. The vibe: Simple and understated, the walls are painted in somber shades of black and grey, with most of the goods neatly displayed on a large wooden table that is the centerpiece of the store. The […]

i Light Marina Bay 2014: A Sneak Preview

We were invited to the the official press conference of i Light Marina Bay 2014, held at the ArtScience Museum on January 22. The third edition of the sustainable light festival will be held from March 7-30, featuring a host of creative light art installations from both local and international artists.  We were given a sneak peek […]

Victor’s Kitchen

It’s constantly packed in this small little dim sum spot (not to mention a bit chaotic too), but the food makes everything worth it. Their golden egg yolk lava bun a.k.a. liu sha bao is to die for. Not only is it loaded with custard filling, but also plenty of smooth, melted butter. Be warned: […]


This brand new, upscale 76-seater bar at Neil Road is an exercise in cosmopolitanism. Inspired by owner Pierre-Emmanuel Plassart’s travels, the bar’s decor is best described as Parisian chic (every single piece of furniture was custom-made in France), coupled with Asian accents, such as Chinese lanterns. The food menu also runs the gamut, from dishes like […]