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”.
Indian Heritage in a Glass at The Elephant Room by Yugnes Susela
Yugnes Susela recently opened The Elephant Room, a new cocktail joint located right above the famed Burnt Ends. Drawing clear inspiration from Native for its storytelling, menu structure and mixing techniques, the core concept of The Elephant Room is distinct and unique: the theme here is focused on the representation of Indian heritage, with all ingredients being sourced from Little India and the exclusive use of Indian traditional spirits for the cocktails.
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.
A Tour of The Warehouse Hotel and the Lobby Bar
The Warehouse Hotel is a recently restored heritage building dating back to 1895, built on the riverside of Robertson Quey, one of the most bustling areas of Singapore. Being part of the Design Hotels™ curated constellation of bespoke properties, this boutique hotel is guaranteed to offer an authentic cultural and architectural experience. This is the grand setting of their Lobby Bar, which serves up surprisingly complex made-from-scratch cocktails that draw inspiration from The Warehouse hotel century-long history.
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.
Operation Dagger: The Wine Drink that Stole My Cold Wine Snob Heart
With its offering of innovative culinary concoctions made of micro herbs, vinegars, fermented produce, as well as a mix of cooking techniques, Luke Whearty’s Operation Dagger in Singapore has been at the forefront of Asia’s bar industry for the past few years, appearing on the World’s and Asia’s 50 Best Bars lists year after year.
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.
Native by Vijay Mudaliar: Saving the World One Drink at a Time
For Singapore Cocktail Festival and Asia’s 50 Best Bars awards I visited one of the most forward-thinking bars in the world, and had a chance to taste all of Vijay Mudaliar’s creations.