Singapore has seen a rising smattering of concept stores in recent times. From fashion ateliers offering a smorgasbord of lifestyle aesthetics to frou frou little food boutiques dressing-up Sunday staples like Eggs Bennie and macaroons, our little country is slowly becoming one of the most stylish destinations in the world. But is this just another transient fad or is this foo-shion here to stay?
Cognac has a reputation of being an outdated spirit of choice, reminiscent of our Daddy’s generation. “XO”, anyone? Seriously, I’ve always only seen brandy being swished around in a short glass, which was in turn always tightly gripped by some manly hand. I vaguely recall being fed from said glass, beginning four years old. I also…
Seeking to reinvent their image, The Prime Society hosted a media reception to introduce the new executive chef Dallas Cuddy and his new creations (of which some are not on the menu yet!). If you hadn't already guessed, or been to this place, The Prime Society is a steak restaurant. Right smack on Dempsey Hill. Yeah, one of our favorite hangouts... that's how we roll.
BACARDI, the world's most awarded spirit, is now on the lookout for Singapore's next signature drink. The BACARDI Singapore Cocktail Search aims to bring together different cultures and personalities within Singapore to create cocktails that truly represent the Singaporean spirit - drinks that are made by Singaporeans for Singaporeans.
Chefs Yuji Yabe and Hiroki Sodou, who have earned one Michelin star for the Sushi Ichi branch in Tokyo (Ginza) have an eye for detail, right down to the choice of eating vessels. Meticulously selected pieces of Mashiko, Bizen, Kutani and Shigaraki ceramics are used to enhance the minimalistic dining experience.