Get your lickers ready – Bjorn Shen, him of Artichoke and Time Out columnist fame, is opening a pop shop in place of the Overdoughs bread stand at his Middle Road restaurant.Read more
Fancy yourself a global eater? The cuisine of chefs like Marcus Samuelsson, Ethiopian, brings together ingredients like teff grass, spices and spicy herbs, and meats to create stews, flatbreads and even tartare. And it’s slowly gaining a foothold in culinary hotspots in Europe and the US. We don't know of any restaurants in town turning out doro wat chicken stews or fermented injera flatbreads, so clear a wide berth in your schedule this Saturday for a one-day-only pop-up meal at Dapper Coffee.Read more
Witness art come to life along Arab Street. Interactive pieces from ten local artists will be projected on buildings using the Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro. Artists include up-and-coming illustrators like Eric Foenander, Lovage and Kristal Melson. Check out the video below for a sneak peek of the art works. #Lightandseek is happening on April 17 from 9pm to midnight at various areas around Arab Street.Read more
At this year’s food festival-esque Jamboree, 24 street food vendors from a dozen cities present rustic dishes that are rare to Singapore. Expect tastes of ayam taliwang – Lombok’s take on spicy grilled chicken – Filipino roasted suckling pig with truffle paella, and mini Vietnamese bánh can seafood pancakes. White carrot cake from Chey Sua Carrot Cake.Read more
How many times have you made the pilgrimage to Gillman Barracks for a meal at The Naked Finn only to be turned back to civilisation because it’s packed to the brim and then some? Well, now there'll hopefully be less of that as Ken Loon's seafood-geeky restaurant moves to a bigger, 60-seat spot just a crab walk away at the Barracks' Block 39.Read more
What’s the difference between Santa Claus and Jack Neo? Santa stops after three ‘ho’s. LOL, amirite? Okay, so I’m terrible at telling jokes, but thankfully there are many in town who aren’t. And this issue is all about them – from the pioneers of the comedy scene to the current stand-up champs, we profile the funniest men and women of Singapore who’ll leave you in stitches.Read more
In case you've been living in a boozy haze, our Parliament has swiftly passed a law restricting public consumption of alcohol after 10.30pm. The new ruling commences on April 1, and no, this really isn't an April Fool's joke. Since you don't want to end up in the back of a cop cruiser, here are five tips to make the situation more bearable.Read more
Got your tickets to Savour yet? This year's edition returns to the F1 Pit Building, and while the line-up of 19 restaurants doesn't look quite as foreign as past years' showings – only Bo Innovation (Hong Kong), Garagistes (Hobart), Kiin Kiin (Copenhagen) and Midsummer House (Cambridge) are from out of town – there are still plenty of ways to get stuffed.
Here are some of our favourites.
As you've probably heard by now, most of the country will be putting aside our tools and busy-ness this Sunday at 2pm to commemorate the loss of our nation's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew. As such, gourmet food festival Savour is cancelling its Sunday afternoon showing from 11.30am to 3.30pm.Read more
Back after a one-year hiatus, Singapore’s only art walkabout, OH! Open House, has taken over the colourful neighbourhood of Joo Chiat this year. We don’t want to give too much away if you haven’t been on the tour yet, so we’ve decided to leave out the precise context of the works and what they’re about – but we did ask five of the artists to tell us some quirky things related to them. So here we go, let your interest be piqued!Read more
Singapore's first again! For the third consecutive year, Changi Airport has won Skytrax's Airport of the Year award.Read more
Guinness is celebrating St Patrick's Day with a week of parties, free beer and a range of Irish-themed activities and performances. Events include the Singapore 19th Guinness Oyster Opening Championship and Paddyman at Muddy Murphy's. Did we mention the free beer?Read more
The boys are in town. How do we know? From the moment we step out of the MRT station, our ears are lambasted with the high-pitched shrieks of a million girls – okay, maybe more like 30,000. Argh, we forgot our earplugs. On our way to the National Stadium, we pass by an usher every few metres, steering us the right way. There’s only one direction to go.Read more
We can’t believe it’s already been six years. The Singapore Short Film Awards held its prize-giving ceremony last weekend, and noteworthy winners include Last Trip Home by Han Fengyu for Best Fiction, Bon Voyage by Alvin Lee for Best Director, and Lee Sin Yee’s The Longest Distance Relationship for Best Documentary.Read more