Everyone’s crazy for American BBQ smoked meats, but it’s hard to find good versions of this succulent delicacy outside of its native land. With a name like David Pynt of Michelin-starred and 50 Best famed Burnt Ends backing up the venture, Meatsmith sets itself to deliver all the joys of “the real thing”.
Po, Outstanding Modern Singaporean Food for the World
The Mod-Sin (Modern Singaporean cuisine) movement aims at representing Singaporean food beyond the traditionally humble hawker eateries and refining it at various mid to upscale restaurants. Set in the gorgeous The Warehouse Hotel and helmed by Chef Willin Low, Po is a great example of this style of cooking.
Getaway Guide: Must Eat and Drink in Singapore
With its myriad of dining options, Singapore can be tricky to navigate. From breath-taking panoramic sky bars and fine dining restaurants, all the way to local cheap eats and some of the best cocktail bars in the world, here’s a curated mini-guide to bookmark for your next foodie getaway.
ESQUINA, Delectable Modern Spanish Tapas in Singapore
Tucked away in heritage alley Jiak Chuan Road in Singapore, Esquina offers a palatable combination of tasty upscale Spanish modern food in an easy-going yet refined environment.
CURE: Effortless Irish-Asian Fine Dining by Andrew Walsh
It’s not entirely straightforward to connect Irish cuisine with fine dining gastronomy. Chef-Owner Andrew Walsh wants to redefine Irish food at his restaurant CURE in Singapore.
Little Elephant: Cozy Thai Restaurant in Tiong Bahru
Home to a great hawker center, hipster bakeries and edgy fashion shops, Singapore neighborhood Tiong Bahru has quite an authentic feel to it. It’s the perfect setting for Little Elephant Thai Bistro, a cozy restaurant that cooks up some delightful Thai bites.
Candlenut: the World’s Only Michelin Starred Peranakan Restaurant
As a brand new resident of Singapore and being hard-at-work eating all the local food in the past three months, I was delighted when my friend Cristina made a reservation at Candlenut, the world’s first and only Michelin starred Peranakan restaurant. Helmed by Chef Malcom Lee, Candlenut is located in Dempsey Hill, an heritage site from…
Labyrinth: a Tribute to Singapore Culinary Heritage from Grandma to Grandson.
Labyrinth, the brainchild of Chef LG Han, is a chef-centric dining experience that honors and elevates Singapore culinary traditions in a modern and very personal key. It’s not only a tribute to LG’s late grandmother and her age-old recipes; the restaurant has become a platform to showcase and support Singapore local businesses, produce and artisanal treasures with the aim to preserve the country’s heritage and traditions.
The Guild: Comfort Food and Craft Beer on Keong Saik Road
The Guild is a relatively new project brought to the buzzing street of Keong Saik by Hong Kong’s largest independent craft brewery, Young Masters. The ambiance is that of a thoroughly polished upmarket gastro-pub. You’d expect a bit of roughness from a taproom, instead the environment is neat, dimly lightened, busy with lively chatters of the patrons who enjoy many a few pints of the good stuff.
Yi’s Goose House: Me Goose-ta!
Yi’s Goose House is the sort of hole in the wall that may not look very promising to the average western diner. To me, even at first sight, it looks like the promised land of everything yummy that China’s got to offer.
Creative Japanese Food with a Hint of Germany at UMI, Taikoo Hui
[This venue has since been closed and substituted with yet another hot pot restaurant] Taikoo Hui has been positioning itself as a fine dining mall nestling various high-end restaurant concepts that aim at satisfying the palates of Shanghai’s most discerning diners. UMI Restaurant & Terrace is the latest addition to Taikoo Hui, offering a German-influenced Japanese…
Hoppy Time! Stone Brewing has Landed in Shanghai
Greatly anticipated new opening, at least among the craft beer loving community, Stone Brewing has landed in Shanghai. Taking up the huge space next to Cannery on the rapidly developing Yuyuan Lu stretch, Stone Brewing offers a virtually endless craft beer program and solid, well-calibered American comfort food.