Malts Whisky Bar Relaunches with 150 labels at wallet-friendly price tags
While whisky bars are generally seen as stuffy, gentrified establishments that cater to pretentious old men sporting waistcoats — Malts is an exception to the rule.
Does Burger & Lobster make the best lobster rolls in Singapore?
It wasn’t surprising when Burger & Lobster opened at Jewel Changi in 2019. You’d have heard of many Singaporeans flocking to their London outlet, much like Flat Iron — which inspired the popular Featherblade.
Andrew Walsh’s flavour catfish and marriage — with a happy ending
Andrew Walsh (chef-owner of Cure, Bao Boy, et al) opened one of my most heavily anticipated restaurants of 2020 — Catfish at Telok Ayer.
A Night of Pizzazz — Bar Milano’s Pizza Fritta Challenge
While I’m a fan of cool pizzas, I’m ashamed to say I hadn’t heard of pizza frittas until Bar Milano.
I first knew of Bar Milano from my favourite food critic’s review, where she extolled on its demonstration of “the art of sprezzatura” — a sartorial concept of studied carelessness.
Next Level Sushi Presentation at Takeshi-San
You have to set yourself apart as a affordable sushi place, in this crowded local market. New opening Takeshi-San does just that with its presentation (or “gimmick” as some would say).
A skewer bar born out of a sticky situation
This relatively new establishment was conceived to meet the unfortunate covid restrictions. as an offshoot of KTV lounge Illuzion at Neil Road. The name is a quirky double entendre — it’s a stick-focused bar, born from a sticky situation.
Pizza lovers shouldn’t sleep on Amo’s stunning creations
Amo was conceived by Beppe De Vito, owner of the IlLido Group and Michelin star chef at Braci, in 2017. The chic, dimly-lit Italian joint sits along Hong Kong street, and has earned a reputation for their stunning doughy creations.
Hajime Tonkatsu is not just great affordable tonkatsu but a man’s lifelong passion
Hajime is helmed by Singapore’s first tonkatsu chef Chef Tan-San, progenitor of the local style at Tonkichi all those years ago. These are not just slices of beautifully-fried pork, but slices of history itself.
Sandwiches are like burgers, but more diverse. Perfect choice for takeaways, with an overwhelming variety to spice things up too.