The Tropic of Cancer passes through the heart of Taiwan, whose year-round sunshine and pure highlands water give life to verdant ranges, imparting to local pineapples a robust flavour unique to the region. These pineapples are used in SunnyHills' popular pineapple cakes. Visit SunnyHills' new flagship store on Seah Street to indulge a box. Also be sure to find out more about their new brand, Forbidden, which is all about irresistible durian pleasures which you can share with anyone and anywhere.
SunnyHills farmers follow the time-honoured tradition of farming naturally, cultivating without pesticides or genetic modification pineapples that are small in size but rich and intense in flavour. Twice a year, their earth pineapple crop ripens with the seasons; in spring the harvest is mellow and sweet, and by the turn of fall, the cool breeze infuses a piquancy to the yield. The full flavours of the seasons can be experienced as no additives are used, just the sensibilities of a baker refined in the gastronomy of natural ingredients.
You can also purchase SunnyHills' delicious treats online here or visit their other retail branch located at Basement 2 of Ngee Ann City.
La Senza is back and running at ION Orchard with a new look after a store makeover.
La Senza is the destination for the sexiest bras, hottest panties and fashion lingerie at guilt-free prices. Empowering women worldwide to feel sexy and confident everyday.
With a wide variety of merchandise that span bras, panties, loungewear and accessories, La Senza has remained a hot favorite in the lingerie market by offering its customers a speciality lingerie store destination.
A new style of family life is here. The newly-opened Maggie & Rose on Dempsey Road is the most brilliant Family Members’ Club and Play & Learn drop-off Programme! The original club was dreamt up back in 2006, in the heart of London. Since then, the Maggie & Rose family has gone global with hip hangouts in London, Hong Kong and China; it’s THE home away from home for families to eat, play and learn together.
It’s been a long journey creating the ultimate family destination for little ones and grown-ups to enjoy, but now, that Maggie & Rose magic has landed on Singapore’s shores.
Get in touch, drop by and join them to become part of their awesome Maggie & Rose family!
One-Ninety, the modern Asian brasserie at the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, is now open after a botanical transformation. The new dining destination in town is poised to tease and please with its Asian twist on wholesome ProvenÃ§al cuisine.
The ambience of the restaurant is an extension of the heritage-botanical inspiration that very recentlytransformed the hotel’s rooms and suites. The same tropical influences now effortlessly infuses the menus that feature fresh, seasonal and daily-sourced produce.
“The light, natural colours and textures echo our lush surrounds while feature Peranakan tiles celebrate our unique heritage,” says Peter Draminksy, Regional Vice-President and General Manager. “The elevated all- day dining space pairs perfectly with One-Ninety’s exciting menu designed to introduce new and unique epicurean experiences that delight, furthering our mission to ensure superior dining, exceptional service and, of course, authentic Four Seasons charm.”
Newly minted Restaurant Chef Kamarl John leads the culinary brigade and was previously from Four Seasons London at Ten Trinity Square. Most recently he was with Adrift by Michelin by celebrity Chef David Myers, in Singapore. Having spent the last year in the city state and around Asia, Chef Kamarl is constantly fascinated by the vibrant food heritage of Asia and even more so with the Lion City. From the nation’s instrumental role as a key entrepÃ´t on the Spice Route in the 17th Century which naturally made it a melting- pot of culture and cuisine, even to this day.
Showcasing the culinary craftsmanship driving the cuisine at One-Ninety, every meal begins with Artisan Sourdough with Seaweed Butter. Sourced from artisanal mills in Hokkaido Japan, the flour is only produced upon each order. Ground by hand and blended to our specifications, each loaf is baked fresh daily in their very own ovens.
“My Philosophy when it comes to food is to use quality ingredients and let these shine by balancing them with clean fresh flavours. This creates an experience where the guest leaves happy and appreciative of natural,wholesome cuisine that excites and comforts all at once,” shares Chef Kamarl.
These are a few of their signature items on the menu:
Foie Gras Toast, Black Winter Truffle - A classic French combination with Creamy Foie Gras & fragrant Périgord Black Winter Truffles on lightly toasted Brioche.
Seasonal Seafood Tower - Featuring some of the finest quality seafood from Southeast Asia, Japan & North Atlantic Ocean in Europe. Highlights include Hokkaido Scallops, King Crab, Blue Fin Tuna and responsibly farmed Maine Lobster in Singapore. Served with their house-made sauces such as Calamansi Aioli & Young Ginger Vinaigrette, which are infused with some of Singapore’s mostrecognizable ingredients.
Blue Lobster with Yuzu Kosho Butter - Wild Blue Lobsters caught in the North Atlantic Ocean waters between England and France are pan roasted then served with homemade cultured Yuzu Kosho Butter which is poured table side.
Snapper Bouillabaisse, Spicy Daikon, Lemon Grass - This traditional Provençal fish of market-fresh roasted Red Snapper, Clams, Tiger Prawns and Bouchot Mussels in a broth of potatoes, garlic, ripe tomatoes and a bouquet of herbs and spices, is made extra special with spicy daikon and lemon grass.
Iberico Pork Presa, Star Anise, Pineapple Chutney, Celeriac Purée - The Presa is a specialized muscle within the shoulder that is tender and juicy. The marbling of fat that runs through the IberianPork has earned it a reputation as the “Wagyu of Pork” and its high concentration of healthy, oleic acids is balanced with sweet and sour pineapple chutney spiced with star anise, complemented further by celeriac purée.
Patrons / Guests can also look forward to One-Ninety's Semi-Buffet Lunch / Brunch.
Boyle's Coffee is a premium coffee brand of UTB Coffee which is steadily gaining popularity and continuing its expansion as an enterprise specializing in coffee since the business start up in South Korea in 2001. Through the launch of expert specialty Dutch Coffee brand "Boyle’s Coffee", it practices innovation and various approaches to regard coffee as an important part of life, not simply a drink.
With two outlets established in Singapore since 2014, Boyle's Coffee continues to expand their venture by opening up their third Singapore outlet to display their commitment in serving quality coffee. Partnering with two young entrepreneurs, their new flagship store takes a fresh approach in also offering delicious and hearty food under the name "Boyle's Coffee & Love Bites".
Their all-day menu offers seasonally-inspired fare including the best grass-fed meat, sustainable seafood, organic poultry and vegetarian dishes, created with health & wellness in mind and complemented by a wine list that celebrates the great regions of the world. The brasserie is open throughout the day.
Launching in October at ION Orchard, Violet Oon Singapore is the well-known restaurant's latest retail and brasserie concept.
The new branch is their celebration of Singapore's cafe heritage and features nostalgic British-inspired dishes as interpreted by Hainanese chefs, such as Oxtail Stew and Hainanese Pork Chop, alongside signature classics like Kueh Pie Tee, Beef Rendang, and Dry Laksa.
Papi’s Tacos is a cozy taqueria and vibrant Mexican eatery located on Singapore's bustline Seah Street.
Reflecting the informal street dining culture of Central Mexico, Papi’s Tacos represents the long-awaited arrival of authentic, fuss-free Mexican fare in the Lion City.
Along with a convivial atmosphere and honest food steeped in tradition, diners are welcomed with heartfelt hospitality from a kitchen helmed by Head Chef and Partner, Mauricio Espinoza. Mauricio (or Papi, as the people around him like to call him), hails from the small town of Papalotla, Mexico and brings his heritage to an array of simple, yet mouthwatering tacos and native dishes. And because no taqueria is complete without the requisite selection of high-quality tequilas, guests are treated to a straightforward menu of bebidas and refreshing margaritas from the gurus behind the legendary cocktail bar Employees Only.
Singapore will not be short of new & upcoming cafes. Another cosy one by the name of Löwe'f Artisanal, has recently started on Queen Street.
The people at Löwe'f Artisanal spent many years creating beautiful tasting food for their family and friends. Finally, their doors are open to discerning foodies to feast and appreciate life at it's finest with them.
On the menu: Westcombe's Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Citrus Salmon Sandwich, Queen Street Chicken Burger and more.
The regional art scene is set to become more vibrant with the major revamp of the Singapore Art Museum (SAM).
SAM’s museum programming will continue throughout the revamp which is likely to cost around $90 million. Internationally renowned SCDA Architects have been appointed to manage the redevelopment of the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) buildings.
SAM opened to much fanfare in 1996 in a converted museum space that once housed the former Saint Joseph’s Institution and has not upgraded its premises since. The upcoming building works will address the growing needs of contemporary art in Singapore and focus on improving the visitor experience at SAM. The project is targeted for completion in 2021.
SAM currently occupies two separate buildings – the former St Joseph’s Institution (SJI) along Bras Basah Road - a gazetted National Monument, and the former Catholic High School, located along Queen Street. The redevelopment plans include the creation of a fully contiguous museum, more spaces to accommodate museum-based learning opportunities, as well as the infrastructure to display large-scale or technologically- demanding artworks.
SAM’s museum programming continues to take place at SAM at 8Q till end of January 2019. Thereafter, members of the public can look forward to pop-up contemporary art projects at partner venues, as well as co-curated and touring exhibitions by SAM.
Prior to the commencement of the building works, a series of archaeological activities will take place at the former SJI building during Singapore Heritage Festival 2018, as part of the National Monument’s bid to deepen the public’s understanding of its history, which dates back to 1855.
Visit the newest member of the Rendezvous Hotel Singapore family; PlusEightTwo +82 is located on the first floor of Rendezvous Gallery. The Korean dessert cafe specialises in an array of 'siltarae bingsu', which means ‘silk-like shaved ice’ and Sunrise Toast.
Items to look forward to include Matcha Siltarae Bingsu, Melon Snow Flake Bingsu, Peach Ice Cube Soda, Sunrise Toast, Palette Toast, Cafe Latte and more.
Ta-da! The Bistro is a 80-seater bistro which serves Asian fusion food, brunch and local delights.
The bistro is decorated with drawings on the wall by its staff members.
Why they’re called ta-da? Well, it’s that simple. Remember when we were young and our parents or grandparents used to surprise us with gifts and the word ‘ta-da’ came out from their mouth? That’s right. That is how they got the idea from.
Located in the heart of Bencoolen, The Glass Onion at Hotel Mi serves delicious Asian-fusion cuisine.
The Glass Onion is named following an old Beatles song. The song was written by John Lennon and it is his answer to those who looked for hidden meanings in The Beatles music. Fully aware of the power of The Beatles own mythology and with a knowledge of the public at the time over-interpreting his work - the meaning of the song was simple: Dont Over Analyse.
â€‹The Glass Onion takes that same approach with its food. Simple dishes that taste great by using fresh and great quality produce to tingle your senses.
â€‹Eat, Drink and have a laugh with Friends and Family. You can view their menu here.
New at Rendezvous Hotel's Courtyard, Five Marbles Craft Beer Restaurant provides a casual, comfortable environment where everyone can enjoy and appreciate special craft beer brews.
From all over the world, their carefully curated list includes craft beer brewed right here in Singapore, Japan, Australia, USA, UK, and also ciders from New Zealand and Citra Sea Mead from London. Their craft list will be refreshed from time to time for you.
To accompany their curated selection of 12 craft beers on tap, they have created a mouth-watering selection of dishes to complete your dining experience. Their food menu consists of signature dishes infused with craft beers as well as a variety of tantalising bar bites.
Tucked at the edge of Orchard Road within the vibrant arts enclave, Straits Cafe adds much dazzle to the heart of a heritage district. This 120-seater restaurant nestled in Rendezvous Hotel has undergone a recent facelift.
The restaurant’s new facade boasts a myriad of bold colours and geometric accents, a generous use of marble and wood furnishing, and several decorative highlights such as rustic Chinese baskets, vintage enamelware of tingkat, plates and mugs, and quirky display pieces, creating a contemporary dining setting with a touch of traditional that is sure to encapsulate a cosy dining experience for all.
Established since 1998, Straits Cafe presents an iconic buffet spread of local and international fare from the Straits Settlement of Penang, Singapore and Malaysia. Its menu features an extensive spread of fresh seafood, sashimi and signature favourites such as Nonya Laksa, Popiah, Kueh Pie Tee, Rojak and an array of durian desserts!
Viv's Schoolhouse is a childcare centre at Queen Street (for children aged 18 months to 6 years) that focuses not only on academic excellence but also character development and strong family units. Through a holistic approach and by making learning fun and sustainable, they give your child the opportunity to maximize his/her greatest potential academically and artistically.
Their curriculum is designed to be fun and interactive. They strive to develop their children’s passions, and empower them with the confidence and skills to overcome challenges.
With their low teacher-to-child ratio, they are also able to monitor each child’s progress closely and identify notable strengths as well as areas for improvement. At least once a week, they construct individualized lesson plans for children to better develop their interests, and to help overcome each child’s challenges with greater ease.
International lingerie brand Victoria's Secret will finally have a store in Orchard Road.
Launching it's very first 12,000 sq ft flagship in South-East Asia later this year, the store will be located at Mandarin Gallery, taking over units previously occupied by Mont Blanc, Bimba Y Lola and Bathing Ape. And unlike existing outlets here which sell mostly beauty products, it seems like this one will have a large range of the brand's famous sexy lingerie.