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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
With the moving from Shanghai to Singapore I haven’t really been able to produce any long-form content in the past couple of months. Organizing paperwork, packing, shipping stuff including a boyfriend and a dog across lands and seas, finding a new home and surviving in the equatorial heat has proven harder than expected – and…
DRiNK Magazine has been bringing the best of Asia’s beverage industry together for the past few years, creating an incredible educational and entertainment program of pop-ups from the world’s best bars in Shanghai. They’ve given our local cocktail connoisseurs and aficionados the great chance of exploring the world of drinks, all in the comfort of…