Style and fashion are the lifelines of several men and women around the world. They spend a lot of time, effort and money trying to absorb world fashion and replicate the same. Gone are the days when fashion was meant only for the ultra-rich. There are several great brands that combine comfort, affordability and fashion trends to create products that can be used and loved by all. Take for instance the Cole Haan. This brand was founded in the year 1928 by two entrepreneurs who wanted to provide good goods for all. Over time, the brand moved on to clothing, footwear, bags, and accessories. The designers from the brand have ensured all their products can be used practically and comfortably and yet make the person look stunning. Because of this, the love for this brand has grown enormously and people in all corners of the globe stay loyal to it.
Craft beer fans and fellow beer enthusiasts of Singapore, unite! The Good Beer Company is back in town. Now serving up 10 draft beer taps and a wide bottle selection in the River Valley area at 46 Kim Yam Road.
Fans of Hong Kong's popular traditional bakery Hang Heung will no longer need to lug back their tasty products all the way from Hong Kong, as the brand will be opening their 1st overseas shop at ION Orchard.
Established in 1920 as a Chinese-style restaurant in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, Hang Heung now has a history of 100 years. Since the 1970s, Hang Heung has endeavoured to produce high-quality confectionery and to share the heritage of Hong Kong traditional pastries. Hang Heung factory now produces more than 100 types of products, amongst which Wife Cake, Egg Rolls and Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncakes are the most popular products.
Hang Heung is a recipient of numerous prestigious awards, being well-known in Hong Kong as well as many Chinese communities around the world. They strive to provide products of the highest quality and to pursue the mission of promoting Hong Kong traditional delicacies.
Introducing you to the newly-refurbished Actually; a multi-label fashion and lifestyle boutique for the fun and quirky located at Orchard Gateway.
The store offers a wide and interesting range of merchandise for your daily leisure needs.
Besides the addition of new brands like Kodak Apparel and soulland, they've also reintroduced a wider selection of colours for KEEN Footwear's UNEEK sandals, not forgetting an entitre specially dedicated to FREITAG for the F-ans.
This also calls for the return of the Kånken bags, inclusive of this year's limited edition Kånken Art launch with Swedish illustrator Moa Hoff, strictly exclusive in-store to Actually.
Putting more emphasis on self-care and wellness this year, they are also in the process of growing their lifestyle corner with products that are functional yet pleasing to the eye – more to follow up with in upcoming months!
Welcome home to Estée Lauder’s ION store, in their brand new location! The new store is open from 11am to 9pm daily. Speak to one of their friendly consultants for the best products suited for your personal skin type, and learn about your skin’s special needs to help you achieve radiant and healthy skin.
There’s a new place in town where diners will experience the quintessential spirit, vibe and authentic flavours of a suburban American diner and it’s located right in the heart of the Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski. Think vinyl booths, checkered flooring, tiled walls, vibrant red leather seats and a fun vintage vibe complete with neon lights. Broadway American Diner features a collection of classic American comfort food comprising hearty and freshly-grilled hamburgers, rolls and toasts, tasty mac & cheese, classic milkshakes, irresistible sundaes and good ole American pie.
Broadway is the ideal rendezvous spot for families during weekends, friends get together for social gatherings and a relaxing lunch or dinner with officemates. Just like the foods you can find in America’s favourite hangout spots, Broadway offers its own take on American staples.
The Chilli Beef Hot Dog is immensely satisfying with smoked beef sausage, chilli con carne, pico de gallo and mozzarella cheese in a hot dog bun. A crowd favourite there is the Grilled Pulled Pork Sandwich served with coleslaw, arugula, cucumbers, pickles and barbecue sauce in a sandwich roll. A must-try is also the Philly Steak Sandwich that features juicy beef steak with bell peppers, onions, mozzarella and Colby cheese in a hoagie roll. For beautifully-stacked mess, the Double Black Angus Cheese Burger promises a satisfying seating of 100% Black Angus patty, topped with American cheese, red onions, cucumber pickles and Thousand Island dressing. For the ultimate burger experience, Broadway’s BBQ Beef Burger is for a more modest, but equally satiating counterpart, with beef patty served with fried onion rings, smoky bacon, cheddar cheese and an apple butter barbecue sauce.
Those who prefer white meat won’t be disappointed with the Buttermilk Chicken and Cheese Burger that serves up fried chicken with American cheese, cabbage slaw and a honey mustard dressing, as well as the Pork Jowl Burger with pulled pork, coleslaw, green apples, arugula, Dijon mustard and a smoky spicy ketchup. The buns used at Broadway American Diner are freshly-made from natural ingredients.
Choose your sweets from Belgian Waffles that comes with strawberry compote, whipped cream and your choice of ice cream; Pancakes with vanilla chantilly, maple syrup, cinnamon sugar and ice cream of choice; French Toast complete with lime mascarpone and spiced vanilla syrup; or a Traditional American Apple Pie with a dollop of whipped cream. For an icy treat, the Sundae is the real deal with vanilla chantilly, wafer sticks, Maraschino cherries and chocolate and strawberry sauce.You also won’t be disappointed with the Banana Split, levelled up with banana espuma, banana glaze, freeze-dried banana, rum and raisins, icecream and whipped cream. Simple tastes are catered for as well with ice cream and sorbets that come in ten flavours from Madagascar vanilla bean and strawberry gelato to ondeh ondeh and chendol. Wash it all down with six variations of milkshakes that range from classic flavours like strawberry and chocolate to chendol and Milo! Floats are also for order whether you favour rootbeer, Coke or Sprite. Rally the gang and pop by for old school fun, right there at Broadway American Diner in Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski.
Stewing during months of closure due to Singapore’s circuit breaker measures, Barbary Coast has reopened its downstairs venue, Deadfall, with new menus, new vibes and new hours.
Expanding beyond the initial opening menu, Deadfall II offers a comprehensive all-day dining menu with delicious, affordable and approachable dishes. Starting with snacks and bar bites under “Today’s Pickings”, highlights include the highly addictiveFive Dolla’ Slider (you guessed it, S$5++) with lamb merguez on a Deadfall bakery bun, dressed with Tzatziki and baby rocket, and the indulgent Spinach & Artichoke Dip (S$14++) with baby spinach, roasted artichoke and Cynar cream cheese. For heartier fare, options include original favourites such as the TTW Sando (S$17++) with a choice of smoked ham or beef pastrami served on a tater tot waffle with salsa roja, Chef’s sauerkraut and smokey cheddar and the House Nachos with a choice of chili con vegetarian “carne” or beef carne (S$12++ for small / S$25++ for family size), toppings and bottomless queso. The food menu also features new additions such as the 200g grass-fed Australian Ribeye (S$28++) served with chimichurri, andPoutine (S$12++), the Canadian dream with golden fries, smoked cheese curds and beef jus. Those in the know may opt to order off the “secret menu” – you’ll have to ask to find out more.
The drinks menu has expanded to offer eight affordable, creative cocktails which stay true to the original colour-inspired concept, alongside a selection of classics from around the world (all cocktails at S$20++). For a more interactive experience, ask for the paper fortune teller menu, aka “The Click Clack”, which offers a fun way to choose your colourful cocktail based on your mood and desires. Cocktails are accompanied by the “Beer, Wine and Grog” menu offering a curated selection of wine and prosecco (all glasses S$16++, all bottles $60++), Billecart-Salmon Brut Champagne (S$100++ per bottle), ice-cold draft beer (S$6 / S$10 NETT) and canned beer and bottled cider (S$14++).
As the sun sets, the casual, open-air café and pub transforms into a more intimate, hidden away venue with one central entrance to facilitate safe check-in and contract tracing. Guests can enjoy table or bar seating for groups up to five, all with safe distancing measures in place.
Deadfall at Barbary Coast is now open from 12 noon Monday through Friday, and from 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays, with power points and free wi-fi to facilitate remote work during the day. In accordance with Singapore’s phase two reopening requirements, Deadfall will close at 10:30 p.m. nightly. Takeaway is also available while the kitchen is open, with lunch service from 12 noon to 2:30 p.m. (weekdays) and dinner service from 4:30 p.m. to close (Monday through Saturday). A selection of food and drinks from Deadfall and Barbary Coast Ballroom will also be available for delivery within 3 km of the venue via barybarycoastsg.com between 12 noon – 9 p.m., or island-wide through Oddle.
Barbary Coast Ballroom, located upstairs at the dual-concept venue, will follow with a reopening slated for August.