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.

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.

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…

Take a Peek at New Boutique Hotel, The Shanghai EDITION

Highly anticipated and hyped new boutique hotel The Shanghai EDITION, is now open on Nanjing Dong Lu, near Henan Lu, a stone’s throw from The Bund. Obviously I had to go take a look, and was lucky enough to receive a complete tour by Eddy Ding, the affable Signature Restaurant and Bar Lounge General Manager….

Best New Restaurants of 2018 (So Far!)

This year has definitely been a success in terms of great new restaurant openings. Among Asia’s prominent F&B hubs, Shanghai has been taking it to the next level as the influence of Michelin Guide and The World’s 50 Best lists is growing in Mainland China. More and more chefs are aiming to being recognized by…

New Stuff All Shanghai Foodies Need to Know

While I’m preparing my list of favorite new restaurants that opened in 2018 so far, I thought of giving you a quick update on some juicy news and latest discoveries. So here’s a list of stuff all Shanghai respectable foodies need to know (and eat!). Taian Table has launched their 2.0 menu concept. From now,…

Fresh Off the Boat: LAGO by Julian Serrano at the Bellagio Hotel.

Who hasn’t heard of the opening of LAGO by Julian Serrano, raise your hand! Oh, everyone has… Even if many foodies have heard of this new restaurant opening, it’s nevertheless exciting news: the Bellagio Hotel will be hosting a branch of famous Como Lake inspired LA restaurant. Hotel dining is ramping up in Shanghai like…

New Menu at The Nest: Brunch Lovers Rejoice!

Shanghai brunch culture is getting stronger and stronger. Every week, on Friday afternoon, many WeChat groups start debating on what’s the latest best brunch in town. Several venues are currently competing to get a portion of this lucrative market share with more or less attractive brunch menus and set deals.