Kaiserhaus’s repertoire of authentic, hearty Austrian fare and old-world decor will transport you straight into the opulent streets of the Habsburg Empire
Living in a culinary capital like Singapore, we can literally eat our way around the world in our tiny red dot, whether it’s sizzling Spanish tapas or the freshest sashimi from Japan. But of course, there is certainly room for the more obscure. Kaiserhaus at swish new mall Capitol Piazza gives us a taste of just that, and we’re super stoked for a chance to up our foodie knowledge on the traditional cuisine of the Habsburg Empire. (more…)
Modern asian restaurant and bar CATO looks set to be a hot spot for dinner and pre-party drinks in Chinatown, Singapore
Taking over what used to be the first OCBC Bank and the now-closed restaurant-bar The Vault, CATO in Chinatown has great interior bones, and the brains behind this new dining concept sure knew how to its charm with high-glass doors, motif tiles, ebony wood tables, and rough-hewn brick walls. If looks matter, then CATO killed with a look that is refined industrial-chic.
Nature lovers, find your dream dining spots in East Coast Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens and Mount Faber Peak and other scenic spots in Singapore
They don’t call us the Garden City for nothing! Singapore’s parks have become the perfect place to dine away from the city lights. Escape from the hustle and bustle to the lush greens at these lovely restaurants. (more…)
It may look like the goody-two-shoes sister of the rebellious, grungy Lolla, but the menu will take you to places you’ve never been
The first thing you notice about Lollapalooza on Keong Saik Road – if you’re familiar with local sister restaurant Lolla – is how different it is from its older sibling; the dining room is much bigger, brighter and more polished, with marble-topped tables, mint-green leather booths, brushed wooden chairs and copper pendant light fixtures. (more…)
Chef Andrew Baldus and group general manager Emmanuel Benardos of MeatSmith spill their biggest challenge in setting up the restaurant, plus where (else) they go to eat
American cuisine is more than just burgers and pizzas. Just ask chef Andrew Baldus and group general manager Emmanuel Benardos – these guys helm MeatSmith, an American barbecue smokehouse that’s created quite a buzz since opening on Telok Ayer Street. We chat with them about their latest venture, the setbacks they faced, their favourite haunts, and then some. (more…)
Clarke Quay’s set lunch promotion is more affordable than ever, with 19 delicious options worth breaking for
Lunch in Singapore s like Cinderella before the ball – often mistreated and ignored, no thanks to deadlines, bad weather or a general sense of laziness. In an effort to turn around this sad routine, Clarke Quay has rolled out a slew of set lunch promotions to keep your noontime nosh interesting, fulfilling, and – best of all – easy on the pocket. So step away from your keyboard and treat yourself to a good midday meal at these restaurants. (more…)
Get a taste of the world's hottest celebrity chef's British European creations at Bread Street Kitchen at Marina Bay Sands
After months of anticipation, we were super stoked to hear that celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen was officially open for business earlier in June. A fab addition to Marina Bay Sands’ (already) stellar line-up of award-winning restaurants, Bread Street Kitchen serves up British European fare with a spot of local flavour. (more…)
Where to eat and drink on Tras Street in the Tanjong Pagar area - from tapas and sushi to meat feasts and private dinners
There are lots of cool places to eat, drink and party around Tanjong Pagar in Singapore’s CBD, and recently, we were reacquainted with one particular hub – Tras Street. Previously only attractive to those about to get married in Singapore, there are now more than a few cool bars and hot tables open for business in this central area. So head down to chalk up one for your indie scorecard and try one of our fave restaurants in Tras Street before it starts to become too crowded. (more…)
Michelin-starred chef Carles Gaig is behind this stunning new Spanish dining spot, which serves up incredible Catalonian small plates
If you’re a Dempsey Hill regular like we are, you’ll have been keeping an eye on the pretty little plot next to The Disgruntled Chef for a while; it’s home to a stunning detached black and white and secluded jungle lawn that’s just crying out for al fresco dining. So imagine our delight when not only a Michelin-starred chef from Barcelona snapped up the space, but transformed the bungalow into one of the most stylish restaurants on the block.
This new Japanese restaurant is both a tapas bar and a spiffy sake izakaya
Dimly-lit and furnished with huge sake barrels from floor to ceiling, Boruto reminded us of Tokyo’s upper-class tachinomi (standing) bars, except there are seats here, of course. Founded by Patrick Tan, owner of one of the best robatayaki restaurants in Singapore, Tamashii Robataya, this new sake bar (located along South Bridge Road) has already garnered a steady following, most of whom are Japanese expats.
The formerly sleazy Keong Saik road is buzzing with hip residents who have been drawing the city’s scenesters in droves
It’s hard to imagine that Keong Saik Road in Singapore, now buzzing with some of the city’s hottest tables including Restaurant Ember, Potato Head Folk, Esquina, was once a prominent red light district peppered with brothels back in the ’60s. With a new wave of exciting openings this year, we knew we had to revisit the gentrified street – in a spanking new, red-hot Audi A1 Sportback, no less – to map out the coolest residents in the ‘hood, from restaurants and bars to shops and hotels. You’ve gotta hit a few of these top picks (at least once!)
There's a new Japanese restaurant to check out on Tanjong Pagar Road, and they specialise in glorious tendon tempura rice bowls
What if we told you that you could eat something deep fried yet healthy? While the jury is still out on the health benefits of a perfectly prepared Japanese tempura, it’s not stopping us from queuing up at Tendon Ginza Itsuki, another concept by Mr Keisuke Takeda and his partner Mr Naoki Takaku. (more…)
The solid and incredibly-affordable Northern Italian grub will very well please the CBD crowd on weekdays and families on weekends
No doubt Singapore is blessed with great Italian restaurants, but few does amazing plates at affordable prices quite like Bottura, a new casual dining spot recently opened at the revamped northern wing of Suntec City Mall. (more…)
There is much to love about Skinny Pizza and their low-carb, crispy, delicious treats
There was a time when we prayed to the food gods for sinful, guilt-free foods. That’s right – fried chicken, desserts, burgers, sans the calories. Ridiculous as it sounds, we once hoped to have our cake and eat it too. Well, turns out that the idea isn’t that absurd, thanks to Skinny Pizza and their low-carb, oh-so-light creations. Obviously, we were sold. (more…)
Opened by folks behind rooftop event Getai Electronica, this tapas restaurant and bar in Chinatown is so hip it hurts
Sitting atop People’s Park Complex, Chinatown’s prominent yellow and green building, is Lepark, a quirky tapas bar and beer garden. Started by the geniuses behind kicky hyperlocal rooftop events Getai Electronica, Lepark, and UrbanScape – a yoga festival that’s happening next month; our expectations for this hot new restaurant were, of course, pretty high.
Get away from the urban jungle and retreat to Tin Hill Social for comforting Western creations and sharing plates
We adore these secluded eating spots that make us feel as though we’re no longer in the city (and far, far away from stressful city life). Tin Hill Social’s one of the new additions to this list of hidden gems, and if you’re a fan of Western classics – or looking for a place that’s great for communal dining – pop by ASAP. (more…)
Restaurant mezza9 at Grand Hyatt Singapore serves up an amazingly huge Sunday brunch complete with international buffet spread, free-flow Champagne, wine, and beer
We’re no prima donnas but on Sundays, we don’t get out of bed for anything less than a decadent brunch – complete with free-flowing bubbly, and all-you-can-eat dishes from at least ten countries. And when it comes to Sunday brunch – our favourite meal of the week – few people do it better than the fine folks at mezza9. (more…)
Find contemporary Australian fare with subtle Asian touches at this cosy, laid-back dining establishment in Singapore's ultra-hip Keong Saik district
Hip ‘hood Keong Saik shows no signs of slowing down, what with the recent bunch of new arrivals in the area. Part of this group of hot new hangouts is contemporary Australian restaurant Luxe – a Sydney-based culinary concept that’s found its way to our shores. (more…)
Hearty pastas, mouth-watering pizzas, and decadent tiramisu; loosen your belt notches and indulge in an affordable gourmet feast at this new pizzeria
It’s official: Capitol Piazza is well on its way to becoming the city’s newest dining hotspot – what with the awesome line-up restaurants, cafés, and world-famous dessert spots. And the latest addition to mall that’s sure to tempt the foodies is Spizza Mercato. (more…)
Behold the best of this year's Ramadan specials from Singapore's top halal restaurants and cafes
With the delicious array of great halal restaurants in Singapore, you’ll never be short of places to iftar (break fast) after dawn-to-dusk fasting. From buffets in swish hotels, to special menus in hipster Haji Lane cafes, there are heaps of Ramadan specials happening at the mo’. Hurry, make your reservations and tuck into any of these gorgeous dining options – they’re only available till the eve of Hari Raya (16 July). Ramadan Mubarak, folks! (more…)
Modern European sharing plates gets an artful twist in this hip, intimate restaurant off Orchard Road
Tucked away in the basement of Tanglin Post Office, MACA is set to be a hotspot for fans of communal dining. Flooded with soft light, the intimate new restaurant embraces the achingly hip raw aesthetic with weathered concrete, wood and brick furnishings that would look right at home in a Kinfolk magazine.
Have a taste of the world in one place at Singapore’s buzziest riverside destination
Everyone loves to eat, but where to go to have fulfilling, worthy grub is a struggle we all face often. And that’s what we love about Clarke Quay: Besides being one of the city’s hottest party destination with exciting happy hour deals, it’s also home to great restaurants serving a wide variety of cuisines (at lunch too!).
There’s nearly something for every mood, so all you need to do is just turn up, and then decide what you feel like having for the day. In case you need a little nudge – especially if you feel torn between two or more choices – our dining picks will hopefully guide you in the right direction: (more…)
Tender, flavourful pork chops with both sweet and savoury toppings are the main star at this casual restaurant in Ngee Ann City's basement
As you might’ve guessed by its childhood storybook moniker, Three Little Pigs is a restaurant that has pork front and center. Housed in the basement of Ngee Ann City, the restaurant has an easy-going, modern warehouse vibe with a neutral palette and industrial, brick-and-metal touches.
SG's first sourdough pizza restaurant serves up pillowy soft and lightly crispy pizza crusts with a fancy range of toppings
Hanging off the corner of a quiet residential area in Swan Lake Avenue, East Coast, is Plank Sourdough Pizza, a homey, rustic-looking pizza restaurant. Founded by Dean Brettschneider, the same guy behind one of our favourite artisanal bakeries, Baker & Cook, this new-age pizzeria is warm, inviting and neighbourhood-easy.
Wanton noodles gets a serious hipster upgrade with this new collaboration between hawker stall Seng’s and F&B group The Establishment
Revamping a well-loved local dish is a tricky business (why change a good thing that’s also rich in heritage?), but it appears that Wanton Noodle Bar, a collaborative venture between F&B group The Establishment and the famed Seng’s Wanton Mee, has succeeded in their efforts to reinvigorate the humble, decades-old Singaporean meal. (more…)
It's grilled meats galore Brazilian barbecue restaurant Braseiro
Sure, you could always have a backyard barbecue feast in the comfort of your own home (if you’re lucky enough to have the space), but it’s always easier to head on out and leave the cooking to someone else. Over at East Coast’s ever-growing enclave lies Braseiro, a spanking new Brazilian barbecue restaurant that specialises in awesome flame-grilled meats. (more…)
We stayed up in the line of duty to put together the ultimate nocturnal foodie round up of West and North Singapore - from Holland Village to Kovan
Supper in Singapore is practically a mandatory fourth meal of the day, and what’s impressive is how folks are willing to scour the island, just for good late-night eats. We stayed up in the line of duty to uncover Singapore’s eating out gems. Read on for your guide to the West and North! For a food guide to the East of Singapore, head here. (more…)
The gin-focused cocktail bar in Chinatown has a dining room on the second floor for carnivores with an appetite for fine meats
Copper knows the way to our food-and cocktail-loving hearts, with Negroni on tap (!), to-die-for gin concoctions, excellent bar bites, and a swanky interior that looks like a setting of a steampunk novel. But it’s not just a hip, noteworthy drinkery anymore: the six-month old establishment has opened its intimate 20-seat restaurant on the second floor, and meat is (almost) on every plate. (more…)
Cult London burger joint MEATliquor serves up diner-style American comfort food, and cocktails with edgy flavours
Think British food is all about fish and chips and hearty English breakfasts? Popular London restaurant MEATLiquor, which has arrived on our shores in the hot Duxton ‘hood, will change your mind with its American-style comfort food. On the menu, you’ll find bangin’ burgers, swish cocktails and deep fried goodness slathered in cheese, chili or blue cheese dip we just can’t get enough of. (more…)
There’s a new Japanese restaurant in town, and these guys specialise in the ever-versatile chicken
Hotpot creations and Japanese fare – newcomer Hanamidori has pretty much everything we’re obsessed with. Hailing from Hakata in Kyushu, Japan, this casual eating spot in Singapore focuses on one thing and one thing only: Chicken. (more…)
Check out the CBD’s latest addition – Italian restaurant, PerBacco
This swish CBD restaurant serves up exquisite Italian plates, stellar cocktails, and fine wine, sans crazy high prices
The CBD’s been welcoming quite a number of new kids on the block of late, and Osteria Art is the latest addition to this growing list of hot new restaurants in town. But you know, each time we see a new establishment pop up, we cross our fingers and hope to the food gods that the plates aren’t anywhere near exorbitant. We stopped by this Italian dining spot and heaved a sigh of relief. (more…)
From fresh bread galore to leather aprons, we check out the hot culinary trends across Sydney
With Australia being one of the front-runners when it comes to foodie trends, The Honeycombers’ Founder Chris was sure to keep an eye out for the latest culinary happenings during her recent shortbreak in Sydney. Read on for what she found as she ate her way around the city…
A bevy of new local plates has been added to the restaurant's menu of all-time favourites, such as fried carrot cake and chilli crab
There’s a posh version of everything here in Singapore, from international faves like burgers and hot chocolate to local food like laksa and fish head curry. Taking the trend of mod Sin restaurants in the city up a notch, Kopi Tiam at the oh-so-swish Swissôtel The Stamford has given its Singaporean dishes some serious gourmet treatment. Kopi Tiam (a local term for coffee shop) is all about enjoying classic street food in a luxury setting, which makes it a great place to bring visitors, clients and loved ones. (more…)
The Michelin-starred chef’s Singapore outpost serves cocktails to die for and glorious modern Asian cuisine in a swanky, atmospheric space
Naturally, we were squealing like little girls when we first heard that celebrity chef David Myers had decided set up a restaurant in Singapore. If he hadn’t done this, it was getting to a point where someone was going to have to buy us tickets to Los Angeles, so we could finally realise our dream to eat at his hot dining temples Comme Ca, Pizza Ortica, and Hinoki & the Bird. (more…)
These awesome child-friendly restaurants, cafes and bars in the city pay attention to the little ones so the entire family can relax and have fun on their day out
Taking the kids out for a meal can be a bit of a hair-pulling affair. Many restaurants in Singapore will provide child-friendly utensils and high chairs, but parents know too well that it’s not enough to keep the energetic rascals occupied and happy. In effort to make your lives a little easier, we have gathered a list of family-loving establishments in the city that comes with special kid menus (think fluffy pancakes and orange juices, play areas, activities, and changing facilities. It’s a big list we have here, and venues are sorted by area (central, east, west, north and south of Singapore) for easy navigation. (more…)
Hip new modern Japanese izakaya Neon Pigeon serves up Asian-inspired small plates with big, bold flavours
One of Keong Saik’s hot newcomers is modern Japanese izakaya, Neon Pigeon. From the graffiti murals on the walls to the quirky ninja cocktail “cups” from the bar and the industrial-style, dark wood-fitted space, everything about this buzzing social house is pretty damn hip. (more…)
Celebrity chef David Thompson dishes up surprisingly down-to-earth Bangkok street food at his first foray into casual dining
Admittedly, there are certain expectations that came with Long Chim even before we had a taste of its contemporary Thai plates. The new celebrity restaurant is, after all, the brainchild of internationally acclaimed chef and cookbook author David Thompson, whose fine-dining spot Nahm in Bangkok topped Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants last year. Also, the incredibly stylish spot, taking over the former Guy Savoy, is nestled amongst the swankiest restaurants at Marina Bay Sands. (more…)
The trendy little enclave off Neil Road offers more than amazing coffee and great food. Here’s where else to go for fabulous pastries, local lifestyle labels, a hot shave and more
Everton Park has been hailed the next Tiong Bahru, but it’s hardly a surprise. Nestled opposite the hip Duxton area, the quaint neighbourhood exudes an authentic suburban-hipster charm, thanks to the plethora of indie cafes, restaurants and stores amidst the old-school HDB setting. Come, let us show you where to get your hands on top-notch coffee, gourmet sandwiches, wonderful baked goods, irresistible ice cream, comfort Korean grub, healthy food, and edgy homegrown brands, and even a spot of grooming for the lads.
If you hit the restaurants at this Orchard Road hotel as much as we do, it’s worth joining Club at the Hyatt and going nuts with the discounts on offer
As we all know, the Grand Hyatt Singapore houses some of the city’s finest restaurants and bars. Their bubbly brunch is a staple for when friends are in town, and we’d happily nip in for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel… if only it was a little easier on the old wallet.
If you're going to do afternoon tea, it's got to be in style at a fancy hotel. Read on for our roundup of elegant sugary spreads and oriental cuppas
Afternoon tea in Singapore is utterly delightful, don’t you think? It’s when we dress up, get together and happily indulge in a few of our favourite things – finger sandwiches, scones, macarons, eclairs, cakes, and warming teas – before dinner. For a spot of the centuries-old tradition in Singapore, make your way to these 10 high tea spots that offer traditional English afternoon tea sets and sumptuous buffet spreads. Just remember to rest your little pinkies every now and then, to avoid cramping! Looking for high tea from Monday to Friday? Head here for our weekday roundup. (more…)
Everyone knows Aussie-inspired café The Lokal does an awesome brunch, but did you know they do an equally awesome dinner, too?
One fine evening, we decided to pop by and order up a feast. Our starters of choice were the deep-fried ham hock croquettes, cauliflower three-ways, and the (almost obligatory) truffle fat chips. We loved how the savoury ham hock croquettes were fried to perfection and surprisingly light (they went extremely well with the refreshing side of celraic remoulade), and not to mention how the truffle parmesan fat chips just hit the spot, but what really impressed us was the cauliflower three-ways, with ricotta and almonds. It was a delight switching between the vegetable forms (fried, mashed, and pickled, the latter being the most interesting with its salty-acidic notes) – a party in our mouths, basically. (more…)
Looking for a hot new watering hole in the CBD? Check out the hottest new drinking and dining spots on Club Street and Ann Siang Hill
Club Street and Ann Siang, undeniably one of Singapore’s hottest and ever-burgeoning drinks and party districts, has upped its game since we last checked it out. Here are our picks for the latest of where to eat, drink and stay in this buzzing enclave.
New places to eat and drink in the cooler-than-cool neighbourhood of Keong Saik
Turns out our foodie guide to restaurants in Keong Saik isn’t complete. A bunch of cool eating and drinking establishments have recently popped up at the once-notorious red-light district, including a hip co-working facility. Here’s what’s new in the ‘hood when it comes to boozing, stuffing your face and playing in this hot Chinatown hub:
TGIF already brought you the news that Erwin’s has opened a second outlet offering a weekend brunch menu, so we put the gastrobar to the ultimate litmus test of weekend family dining. (more…)
JAAN’s latest seasonal menu is here, people. And it’s jaw-dropping! Think wild mushroom tea and hand-dived scallops – the type of treats we’ve come to expect from JAAN’s ever-changing artisanal menu that showcases Modern French cuisine at its finest.
When we heard the news that Tippling Club, had just been named the latest member of the Krug Ambassade, we were ecstatic. The combination of Krug champagne and food by the revolutionary Ryan Clift, all in the swanky interior of Tippling Club. We were so there. (more…)
Ring in 2015 in style. Singapore’s most glamorous resort, Capella Singapore at Sentosa is hosting a New Years Eve Countdown Party “Capella under the Stars”, where revelers will dance under the stars to the croons and beats of world class entertainers.
Nestled on one of Sentosa’s most exclusive beaches with powdery white sand and calm waves, brunch at Tanjong Beach Club is the perfect escape for those who are looking for a dose of tropical sunshine away from the city chaos. (more…)
Five gold rings?? Pfffttt….we only have so many fingers, so we’ll take four hot seats instead thank you to scrumptious restaurant il Lido at Sentosa. So amazing is this offer that we’re gobsmacked we’re actually giving it away!
One of our favourite beachfront Seminyak haunts is also one of the longest standing fine dining restaurants in Bali, far outliving what is the usual fifteen minutes of fame for so many on the island’s dining circuit. From its humble roots as one of the island’s first beachside nightclubs back in the 1980s, Chez Gado Gado has bloomed into an adult fine dining experience – without ever outgrowing its lighthearted moniker or commitment to delivering outstanding service, quality cuisine from Executive Chef Quib.
Little fingers up! It's time for your ultimate guide for fancy afternoon tea during the week in Singapore
High tea in Singapore, so posh. Cucumber sandwiches and scones – so very fancy; very Downton Abbey. We just love it and, here’s the thing, you don’t have to save it up for the weekend. Here are 10 of our favourite weekday high tea places for that perfect afternoon indulgence. Or, if you do need afternoon tea on a Saturday or Sunday, head here.
Duxton Hill’s perpetually buzzing Mexican taqueria, Lucha Loco has a sexy little sister and, as the name goes, it’s super. There’s a festive, cavalier vibe about the three-month-old Robertson Quay spot thanks to the vibrant colours and street-style ambiance – which deviates slightly from the grungy-hip, unpolished interiors of the flagship restaurant. (more…)
Just as we thought the Japanese dining scene in Singapore couldn’t be more stellar, here comes a new restaurant that blows (and literally so!) everyone out of the water. Fine dining establishment Fuku is now open, and it’s the first restaurant in Asia outside of Japan to serve – wait for it – fugu, otherwise known as puffer fish. (more…)
Here’s some pretty exciting news for lovers of rich, Italian food (that’s practically everyone!): Gusto Italiano is back for yet another edition, starting 1 September 2014, with more activities and promotions (Michelin-starred creations, anyone?) to look forward to this year. Snag a seat at these special themed dinners before they sell out, plus stand a chance to win tickets to a culinary workshop! (more…)
Seasonal Tastes, The Westin Singapore’s signature dining venue, really knows how to spoil its guests – especially those staying at the luxury hotel. Not only does the restaurant boast spectacular views of the South China Sea with sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows, there’s something different to look forward to every weekday night on the buffet spread, so you won’t get sick of dining at the same spot – even for five nights in a row. (more…)
Where to get the best roti prata in Singapore
When it comes to the perfect supper meal in Singapore, nothing comes close to a plate of crispy roti prata, served with lashings of piping hot curry. There’s no denying that roti prata is a sinfully delicious treat that often begs the question: how can something so bad (for your health) taste so good? Tempted? Check out these top spots to get your fix of the best prata in Singapore. (more…)
Guest Chef Daniele Trivero reigns at The Singapore Marriott Hotel
Love Italian food? (Who doesn’t?) Reserve a coveted spot at Singapore Marriott Hotel next month as the hotel plays host to renowned Italian chef Daniele Trivero, formerly of the famous Parisian establishment Vin Chai Moi and various luxury hotels in Europe. Of course, you can expect luscious, authentic Italian plates, paired with fine wines no less, from chef Trivero for two whole weeks – saves you a trip to the land of la dolce vita! (more…)
Tippling Club’s new private dining space
Barely a year into its new home at Duxton Hill, Chef Ryan Clift’s award-winning temple of molecular gastronomy now spans two levels with the launch of Bin 38, a private dining space just above the main restaurant. (more…)
Review: Set Lunches at The Black Swan
We recently bid farewell to our gorgeous Art Director Claire, who’s embarking on her next big adventure: motherhood. The occasion called for a big team lunch so we headed to one of our favourite restaurants in the CBD. Here are the top picks from our luxe lunch at The Black Swan. (more…)
New Restaurant Alert: Soi 60
We have a weakness for really great modern Thai food (who doesn’t right?), so when we heard rumours of a Longrain-inspired Thai restaurant Soi 60 setting up shop in Robertson Quay, we were on high alert.
When you think of Thai food in Singapore, your mind yoyos between the extremes of excellent hawker-style fare the likes of Golden Mile, and exquisite fine dining fit for royalty. What has been missing is the quality modern Thai restaurant in between. We’re glad to say that Soi 60 fills that niche very well. (more…)
5 things to eat this weekend
Listen up foodies! This week we’ve got the deets on whisky infused dinners, champagne paired feasts, and a taste of Italy that you’ve got to try. (more…)
Where to Eat Chili Crab in Singapore
Singapore’s number one culinary export to the world is none other than chili crab, and this has practically cemented the status of chili crab as our unofficial national dish. So we’re telling you the story of the best chili crab in Singapore and where to treat yourselves to this ever-popular dish. (more…)
Best Deals of Clarke Quay
Ladies and gentlemen, Clarke Quay is THE place to be on weekdays – you already know that. But with more than 60 bars and restaurants, you might have a tough time deciding exactly where to go. Here are our top picks of happy hour deals and ladies’ night promos for a night out to remember. (more…)
At the Brand New Clifford Pier
If there’s anything better than enjoying Singaporean hawker food, it’s savouring it in an iconic heritage site that continues to pay tribute to our glorious hawker culture. And we have just the place for you.
Best Laksa in Singapore
Featuring noodles in a rich, curry, coconut broth, this Peranakan (ethnic Chinese settlers in the British Straits Settlement) invention is ridiculously, famously good. We’re sure you agree, so check out our favourite places to indulge in this quintessential Singaporean dish. (more…)
25% off a Flight of Three wines
Vino lovers – listen up! Starwood Hotels & Resorts right across Asia Pacific have launched their 6th edition of Wines of the World. The expanded edition features more than 250 wines from 30 quality wineries in 11 countries. Enjoy this amazing selection and the chance to win dinner for four at Skirt at W Sentosa as part of the Flight of Three Wines promotion. (more…)
Celebrate Fathers’ Day at Capella Singapore
Fathers aren’t difficult to please – they’ll be happy with a pint of beer (or a tumbler of whiskey) in hand, a plate of red meat, and their favourite soccer team onscreen. So treat Dad to a host of these kingly comforts and more amidst the lush surroundings of Capella Singapore on this special occasion! (more…)
5 things to eat this weekend
Bonjour, weekend warriors! We’ll be revelling in everything from elegant English afternoon teas and gourmet burgers to succulent seafood boils and cosy French communal dinners over the next couple of days. Enjoy! (more…)
Fire up your tastebuds at these curry houses, North Indian spots, and South Indian establishments in the city
Bollywood movies, fragrant chai tea, gorgeously vibrant silks – there are so many reasons to love the bountiful land that is India. But the biggest (and tastiest) reason of them all: the top-notch cuisine. So get your grub on with our top picks of the best Indian restaurants inSingapore. And if you can’t take the heat, you know what they say – get out of the kitchen! (more…)
5 things to eat this weekend
Yo foodies, we’ve got news! The highly awaited collaboration between Maison Ikkoku x Hashida Sushi is on, while one of our fave Tiong Bahru brunch spots is spotting a new look and menu. We’ve got more in the bag, so read on for the five things we’ll be eating this weekend. (more…)
Mothers’ Day at Capella Singapore
Local food galore in and around Balestier, Thomson, Bishan, Toa Payoh, Serangoon Gardens and Geylang past midnight
Night owls, if you haven’t seen our supper round up in the west and in the east, you’ve been missing out. To sweeten the deal, we’ve gone out of the way to bring you the scoop on midnight fixes in central Singapore too! (more…)
Champagne Sunday Brunch at mezza9
Sleek settings perfect for lounging, a lavish gourmet spread, as well as free-flowing Perrier Jouet Grand Brut, burgundies and whites, beers, and cocktails for $138++? With a package like this, you know you haven’t had brunch until you’ve had brunch at mezza9! This is definitely what your Sundays should be made of. (more…)
Clarke Quay’s Executive Set Lunch
If you love hunting down good lunchtime eats like us, you’ll be stoked to know that Clarke Quay’s Executive Set Lunch series is back! Here are our picks of their $15, $25, and $35 lunch sets that are totally worth your lunch money, we promise. (more…)
Festive Dining at Marina Bay Sands
Nothing invokes the Easter spirit like a hearty meal with family and friends, and there’s nowhere better to experience it than Marina Bay Sands. From celebrity chef fine dining to decadent buffets, and sweet treats for all ages, a host of egg-cellent dining options will ensure a gastronomical Easter to remember! (more…)
Your ultimate guide to eating and drinking in Singapore's East
Nocturnal creatures in the East: scouting for food when you’re up at unearthly hours (for us regular working folks, eating at 10pm is a rarity) has just become easier. Team Honeycombers is always on the prowl for good food 24/7 – a sacrifice we gladly make – brings you the hottest supper spots in the East (do check out our food guide to West and North Singapore too). (more…)
Weekend scoop for foodies
What’s your plan? In case you don’t have one yet, this cheeky weekend itinerary is sure to please the gourmand in you. (more…)
Review: Baba’s Restaurant, Bali
We already told you about the stellar party destination that is – as far as we’re concerned, the triple threat: top nosh spot, vibey bar and luxe villas, just minutes from Petitenget Beach in Seminyak, Bali.
When you’re out to party, they do say eating’s cheating. But we’re pretty sure it’s all part of the rich experience at Hu’u. In fact, Hu’u owner Sean Lee created Baba’s Restaurant to bring the revelry to new heights for devotees of his nightlife concept. (more…)
10 Great HDB Diners
There’s nothing we love more than a treasure hunt. You have the cafés, now here are 10 awesome eateries and restaurants hidden in the heartlands beneath HDB blocks or within the confines of condominiums that we sussed out and gave the thumbs up – enjoy! (more…)
The riverside destination is just as worthy for lunch as it is for beer. Head to these spots to be spoilt for choice when the mid-day hunger pangs strike
So, our lunchtime adventures had us exploring the shop houses of Telok Ayer, combing through bustling Market Street, digging into the treasure trove that is Tanjong Pagar, and even taking on the mall giants – Suntec City, Marina Square, and Millenia Walk. For our fifth and final bout, we’re giving you the lowdown on our (personal fave) lunchtime hangout – Boat Quay district. (more…)
Pan Pacific Orchard’s new High Tea
If your idea of an indulgent afternoon is a lavish high tea after a round of shopping (and followed by more shopping), Pan Pacific Orchard’s gourmet high tea buffet will tick all the right boxes. (more…)
In light of Singapore being touted as the world’s most expensive city to live in in 2014, we’d like to say that while we do have pricier options (who doesn’t love the occasional splurge?), getting the best deals in our city is really all about knowing where to go. Here’s how you can do it in style. (more…)
Weekend scoop for foodies
Here’s what’s on this week for you hungry honeys – a crab-tastic buffet for the seafood lovers, wine-paired feasts, a fab guest chef gracing one of our favourite gastro-bars, and more! (more…)
Family x Friends Sunday Brunch at Pete’s Place
If there’s one thing we love more than big, boozy brunches (always our favourite meal of the day), it’s having it with the family or with friends in our inner circle. If you’re like us, you’ll find the all-you-can eat Sunday Brunch at Pete’s Place – with an affordable price tag of $82++ that includes free-flowing house red or white wine and prosecco, Tiger draft beer, and Campari cocktails – just perfect. (more…)
With Esquina’s Andrew Walsh
In the bustling kitchen of a cosy Spanish tapas resto on the corner of Jiak Chuan Road, Executive Chef Andrew Walsh gives his undivided attention to arranging a pinenut crumble around thin slices of salt-baked beetroot.
Such dedication certainly shows in Esquina Singapore’s delectable tapas offerings (we love their Spanish Breakfast!), but we admit: we were keener on the chef than the food this time.
Hooray for Shrove Tuesday!
Happy Shrove Tuesday! One of our favourite days of the year, Shrove Tuesday celebrates our beloved dessert slash breakfast – pancakes. If you’re as crazed over these stacks of fluffy goodness as we are, here are ten standouts in Singapore to get your pancake-loving appetite sated. (Also visit our Best Pancakes). (more…)
Get your (Peking) duck on at these top restaurants without hopping on a flight to Beijing
Think thin slices of succulent duck meat with crisp golden skin, wrapped in rice flour crepes with sliced cucumber, spring onion, and a slather of sweet sauce. It’s a crunch on first bite, followed by a lingering tenderness and flavour which deservingly earns the dish its title as national delicacy of China. To dig into this decadent dish without hopping on a plane to Beijing, here are six top restaurants in Singapore to get your duck on. (more…)
Weekend scoop for foodies
Here’s what we have in the bag for you folks – more Michelin star chef collaborations for the gourmands, a dose of Artichoke’s signature deviant gastronomy, and we’ll even throw in a wallet-friendly lunch buffet deal. You’re welcome! (more…)
Weekend scoop for foodies
Happy Valentine’s Day! Today, we declare our eternal adoration for well, food! Because diamonds are forever, men are whatever, and food you can always rely on for comfort. That doesn’t mean that we won’t give you lovebirds a helping hand – read on for the lowdown on Valentine’s weekend (and our ideas for romantic dinner for two). (more…)
We found some tasty sandwiches, awesome salads, halal grub, Japanese food and more while navigating the lunch scene around Suntec City, Marina Square and Millenia Walk
We decided to go a little out of the way for our readers (thanks for the suggestion) and stuffed our faces for a great many lunch breaks in the tri-area of Suntec City, Marina Square, and Millenia Walk. Here’s a lowdown on where to go: (more…)
Weekend scoop for foodies
We never say no to a champagne brunch. So we said yes on your behalf – hope you don’t mind! We’re offering the chance to win brunch for two at InterContinental Singapore’s The Art of Sundays Champagne Brunch. Other treats this weekend include contemporary European fare, high tea with an oriental twist, and something for the lovebirds, read on for the deets. (more…)
15 Valentine’s Day menus
Let’s not mince words; diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Flowers and chocolates are pretty good but when all is said and done, a romantic dinner for two is a must on Valentine’s Day. Here’s some inspiration to help secure the one you want. (Much like the diamond, you can have him thinking it was all his idea!) (more…)
Weekend Scoop for Foodies
While you’re mooching out on the Lunar New Year break, here’s a few sweet things you ought to know: delectable weekend brunch (dim-sum style), top-class tipples, and how to arrive like a rockstar with your very own uber-cool ride.