Established in 1920 as a Chinese-style restaurant in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, Hang Heung now has a history of over 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. Grab Hang Heung's signatures from their newest Paragon branch.
Located near the iconic Orchard Boulevard, Park Nova connects residents to the surrounding nature and promotes a healthy lifestyle. All 54 units, ranging from 1,432 to 5,899 sq. ft., enjoy an abundance of light, indoor and outdoor space, verdant communal planters, and a state-of-the-art clubhouse. Capturing Singapore’s identity as ‘Asia’s Garden City’, PLP Architects, the award-winning London-based firm behind Park Nova, successfully integrated the surrounding greenery into the building’s biophilic design.
A leader in luxury hospitality and an expert in curating comfort, developer Shun Tak Holdings pioneers the concept of “smart new urban homes” by introducing nature into everyday city living. Imbued in a biophilic design philosophy specifically adapted to Singapore’s tropical climate, Park Nova stands as a living and breathing garden with thoughtfully designed outdoor spaces dedicated to every residence.
So Good Char Chan Teng is a modern Hong Kong café, serving traditional Hong Kong dishes and drinks. Their creations are made only with the best ingredients. Be transported to Hong Kong as you dig into So Good Char Chan Teng's authentic Hong Kong signatures. Opening soon at Capitol Singapore.
Joy Luck Teahouse is proud to announce its first-ever celebrity tie-up with local celebrity Ah Ge Li Nanxing. Together, they will be introducing the Chee Cheong Fun with Dried Scallop Hae Bee Hiam (rice rolls with spicy shrimp floss). The dish calls for the veteran actor’s rendition of hae bee hiam, which is his fond childhood dish. At the age of eight, he began watching and helping his late mother and Perankan grandmother prepare it.
For a limited time, the Chee Cheong Fun with Dried Scallop Hae Bee Hiam will be exclusively available at the teahouse’s newest outlet at Parkway Parade.
Also to be launched is the teahouse’s Chinese New Year offering: Gold Egg Tarts. The egg tarts will be flecked with 22-carat edible French gold flakes, which lend a touch of sophistication and up the aesthetic factor. Gold is a symbolof abundance, wealth and luck, and hence these egg tarts will make a wonderful gift for your loved ones and colleagues! Joy Luck Teahouse's signature egg tarts follow the recipe from Hoover Cake Shop and come in two forms: puff pastry and butter cookie. The velvety and creamy custard, which is made with eggs and butter,is not cloyingly sweet. The gold egg tarts are available in limited quantities, while stocks last.
Cupping Room Coffee Roasters is an-award winning specialty coffee roastery in Hong Kong and it will be opening its very first Singapore store soon at Takashimaya.
Cupping Room Coffee Roasters was founded in 2011 in Stanley Plaza, Stanley, Hong Kong Island. From the beginning, our focus was to bring carefully roasted and prepared coffee to Hong Kongers in a comfortable environment. In 2013, we relocated from Stanley Plaza to the bustling district of Sheung Wan, expanding in the process to include Australian-inspired café fare. In 2014, we added our first location in Wan Chai and in 2015 our Central store soon followed, which included an on-site bakery. Finally, we welcomed our Roastery and coffee bar at Po Hing Fong in 2016 and have been roasting coffee since then on a Probat UG15 Retro roaster.
Joy Luck Teahouse brings 3 well-loved and iconic F&B brands from Hong Kong to ION Orchard.
Veteran Singapore-born TV producer Robert Chua scouted and negotiated for over a year before successfully persuading Hoover Cake Shop, Kam Kee Café and Tak Hing Fishball Company to bring their signature items into Singapore
Joy Luck Teahouse offers 3 famous culinary treasures of Hong Kong — egg tarts, pineapple buns and milk tea. A part of Hong Kong’s food legacy, these three offerings are recognised on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong list. Besides these three items, Joy Luck Teahouse also has Hong Kong Fish Balls and an array of Hong Kong-style beverages.
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.
Experience the award-winning taste of Mott 32, as the lauded restaurant presents its authentic Chinese cuisine in Singapore for the first time. The name “Mott 32” pays homage to 32 Mott Street in New York, where the city’s first Chinese convenience store opened in 1851. The store served as the nucleus for what is now a vibrant Chinatown in one of the most dynamic cities in the world.
Their chefs utilise the latest in modern and innovative cooking techniques from around the world to bring the best out of time-honoured recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Their signature dishes include the Apple-Wood Roasted Peking Duck, Barbecue Pluma Iberico Pork Glazed with Yellow Mountain Honey, Iberico Pork with Soft Quail Egg and Black Truffle Siu Mai, and Crispy Triple Cooked Wagyu Beef Short Rib.
The provenance of each ingredient is of paramount importance to them. Ethical sourcing by using organic and sustainable ingredients wherever possible, while also working closely with farms, ensures the uncompromising quality of the food presented.
To complement the dishes, their original mixology programme is inspired by Chinese culture and the flavors of Asia. It is this particular level of modernity, combined with a respect for tradition, that makes Mott 32 so spectacularly unique.
Beyond the food, a cohesive story of East meets West is told through the blend of industrial New York design and classical Chinese décor of every Mott 32 location. At Mott 32 Singapore, elements reminiscent of the Hong Kong flagship store are interwoven with Singapore's rich foliage and flora – a celebration of the shared history and connection between the two Asian metropolises.
Read more about what to expect from Mott 32 Singapore here.
Mister Wu at Chijmes is a modern Chinese tea house that serves a large selection of Chinese teas with a delicious selection of dim sum and la mian noodles. At night, it transforms into a cosy garden to enjoy tea cocktails and craft Hong Kong beers under a romantic canopy of pink lanterns serenaded by soothing Chinese music.
One of Hong Kong’s most popular and exciting dining destinations, Social Place at Forum The Shopping Mall is best known for their contemporary Chinese cuisine, beautifully-plated creations and retro-chic decor.
Established in Hong Kong in 2014, this exciting dining destination offers a thoughtfully-curated menu of dim sum and main courses which promises a refreshing gastronomic experience!
Social Place’s first outlet in South East Asia is a joint venture among three Food & Beverage businesses from Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia – Tang Palace (China) Holdings Ltd, Palm Beach Seafood Restaurant Pte Ltd, and Gaia Culinary Concepts respectively.
Management of Social Place, and representative of Palm Beach Seafood Restaurant Pte Ltd, Miss Christie Han shares, “We are thrilled to bring Social Place to Singapore! We take great pride in offering customers food that not only tastes divine, but also looks stunning. Our team of Chefs has developed a repertoire of beautiful dishes, and everything from flavour, to texture and presentation have been thought through carefully. We look forward to serving wonderful meals, and memorable dining experiences here at Social Place.”
Social Place presents a contemporary interior, with hints of old Hong Kong. The setting is characterised by marble-topped tables, elegant gold and blue-grey features, as well as vintage patterned flooring – elements that perfectly embody the restaurant’s marriage of tradition and modernity. The Singapore outlet is also the first to boast a glossy feature wall made out of mahjong tiles.
Imparting a fun and relaxing vibe is also a ping pong table; a regular feature of Social Place restaurants in Hong Kong and Taiwan, at which guests can choose to dine. Larger groups may opt for banquet seating, or semi-private booths for a comfortable dining experience.
Xi Yan, led by Hong Kong Celebrity Chef Jacky Yu has found a new home in the heart of the financial downtown at Maxwell Chambers! Xi Yan Maxwell is Xi Yan's new flagship restaurant which offers a fresh new dining experience with 3 exciting social spaces: Private Dining, General Dining and Bar.
The Maxwell Chambers Suites is not just a conserved heritage building, it is also charming and its relaxed environment awaits to captivate you. Each dining experience will take you on a different culinary journey – whether it’s indulging in their carefully curated private dining signature menu, enjoying a casual comfort meal or simply to rest and relax at their bar over tapas and drinks.
Popular Hong Kong eatery chain, Tsui Wah made its debut in Singapore in June last year. They will be opening a second outlet at The Heeren on Orchard Road. Diners can look forward to their signature dishes.
From a neighbourhood casual cafe in the bustling streets of Mong Kok back in 1967, Tsui Wah has become a popular restaurant chain offering Hong Kong delicacies of great quality, at great value. Experience a taste of Hong Kong’s culture with Tsui Wah and be delighted by the traditional preparation styles of authentic Hong Kong fare – freshly made with only quality ingredients.
The name of the upcoming restaurant in Marina Bay Sands, “Mott 32” pays homage to 32 Mott Street in New York, where the city’s first Chinese convenience store opened in 1851. The store served as the nucleus for what is now a vibrant Chinatown in one of the most dynamic cities in the world. Their contemporary Chinese restaurant located in the heart of the city at Asia’s leading integrated resort is a celebration of Hong Kong culture and culinary tradition.
Mott 32 boasts 149 seats and is expected to open in end 2019.
The provenance of their ingredients is of paramount importance to them as they embrace unique flavours discovered globally. They practise ethical sourcing by using organic and sustainable ingredients wherever possible, while also working closely with farms to ensure the uncompromising quality of the food their culinary team presents.
They chefs utilise the latest in modern and innovative cooking techniques from around the world to create their dishes, which are principally Cantonese with some Beijing and Szechuan influences in their signature dishes. Their food aims to bring the best out of time-honoured recipes passed down from generation to generation; it is this particular level of modernity, combined with a respect for tradition, that makes Mott 32 so spectacularly unique.
Kam’s Roast is proud to announce the launch of their brand-new 75-seater outlet at Jewel Changi Airport. This marks the first time the celebrated Kam’s Roast Goose brand, which hails from Hong Kong, is opening an outlet in an airport setting.
At the new outlet, Kam’s Roast will offer its signature roasts and cured sausages. The Roast Duck Travel Gift Pack, which comprises the restaurant’s signature roast duck, is an exquisite travel gift pack that travellers can bring on their flight journeys. The cured sausages — lean pork, goose liver, or mixed flavours — will also be available in boxes so travellers can enjoy them back at home or gift them as souvenirs.
Hong Kong avant-garde eyewear fashion brand Mujosh has opened their first Singapore outlet at Wisma Atria
Established in 2010, Mujosh infused their unique elements and styles into their designs and they also aim to be a differentiator in the fashion industry competing on superior design, strong fashion themes and trendsetting marketing.
Michelin recommended Hong Kong brand, Chee Kei, has finally landed in Changi Airport's Terminal 2. Chee Kei is well-known for mastering the fine art of wonton noodles and authentic Cantonese comfort food. It is even better that it is located in the Public Area of the airport and it is open 24-hours daily, all year round.
In 1994, the original Chee Kei shop opened on Russell Street in Causeway Bay, opposite to Times Square. In 2006, the branch relocated to Percival Street. Chee Kei is the lone “wonton noodle shop survivor” in the prime Causeway Bay area among high-end retail stores - a great testament to their quality and popularity. Today, you will find Chee Kei branches in several prime locations. Their restaurants collectively fulfill their mission to connect people through the rich history and mouthwatering taste of Cantonese cuisine.
Chee Kei aims to keep Hong Kong tradition alive by providing an elevated authentic experience of Cantonese food.
Bacchanalia by Vianney Massot is a one Michelin-starred restaurant with an open concept kitchen, devoted to the preparation of good food from quality produce. The intimate kitchen with a modern french style is inspired by the world and all of its ingredients and flavours.
At 26, Chef Vianney Massot can be considered a prodigy of sorts, having risen through the ranks in Bordeaux, France at two Michelin-starred La Grande Maison de Joël Robuchon Restaurant before following the much respected ‘chef of the century’ Joël Robuchon on his travels. Despite his young age, the passionate and ambitious chef puts his mastery of French techniques to good use, whipping up dishes that showcase the best original flavours of peak-season produce. With outstanding culinary expertise and precision, Vianney brings a touch of creativity to classic French fine dining at Bacchanalia.
Vianney kick started his career as an apprentice cook at three Michelin-starred Restaurant Epicure in Le Bristol Paris, alongside celebrated chef Eric Frechon. He then became the youngest chef in the legendary Joël Robuchon Group and brings with him a rich nine-year experience of honing his craft under the tutelage of the French juggernaut. Throughout his four years in Paris, he also assisted with the research and development of new recipes for the Joël Robuchon restaurants worldwide at Mr Robuchon’s experimental kitchen.
Taken under the wing of the late Robuchon, the iconic chef’s young protege finished a two-year stint at the Grand Lisboa hotel in Macau at three Michelin-starred Robuchon au Dôme as Sous Chef. He then took over the top position of Executive Chef at the now-defunct two Michelin-starred L’Atelier Joël Robuchon Singapore.
Cosy whisky bar The Cooperage on Hong Kong Street has more than 200 whiskies to offer. They believe in providing good, affordable whiskies. It’s their way of sharing the whisky they love with everyone.
Other an extensive beverage menu, patrons can look forward to their food selection too. Duck Confit with Truffle Mash & Orange Sauce, Spicy Prawn & Scallop Aglio Olio and many more delectable dishes are available too for The Cooperage's patrons' dining pleasure.
Chill Gen is a new Hong Kong Hot Pot Buffet concept by Xin Wang Hong Kong Café.
Chill Gen offers a variety of soup bases that appeal to a wide range of customers such as the Signature Papaya Hot Pot Soup, Korean Army Stew, Classic Homemade Fragrant Spicy Soup and Tomato Soup.
Besides their Hot Pot Buffet, Chill Gen also serves an array of delicious Hong Kong comfort food for diners such Pork Chop & Egg Papaya Soup Rice Vermicelli, Luncheon Meat Soup Instant Noodle and more.
Qi - House of Sichuan, the one-Michelin-starred Sichuan Restaurant in Hong Kong is now also available in Singapore, serving contemporary Sichuan dishes at Marina Bay Financial Centre.
Qi has been awarded the One Michelin Star for three consecutive years since 2016, it has created a modern interpretation of traditional and authentic Sichuan dishes that reflect the “seven flavours of Sichuan” (spicy, aromatic, sweet, bitter, sour, peppery, and salty). A wide spectrum of intense flavours can be experienced at Qi.
Hong Kong-based "Demon Chef" Alvin Leung is bringing his roast duck concept by the name of 'Forbidden Duck' to our sunny island.
Serving signature Peking-style and slow-cooked Roast Duck plus other classic Cantonese dishes; Forbidden Duck's first Singapore outpost is located at Marina Bay Financial Centre and is due to open some time this month.
Three Michelin-starred chef Leung, 57, owns three Michelin-starred restaurants, Bo Innovation in Hong Kong and one Michelin-starred, Bo London in the UK.
Born in London and raised in Toronto, chef Leung joined the culinary scene late at age 40 as he was previously helping out in his family's business.
The gastronomic stretch of Hong Kong Street, lined with the city’s top restaurants and bars, has a new company in Amò, the smart-casual Italian eatery and bar by established restaurateur-chef Beppe De Vito of the ilLido Group.
Amò continues the Group’s continuous mission to elevate the Italian dining scene in Singapore, by combining Italian traditions with contemporary innovation at a high perceived value.
The menu comes in sharing portions to encourage interaction, ranging from an assortment of antipasti, salads and sides, to pre-sliced pizzas and large mains such as Spaghettoni with Boston Lobster and Tarragon, Butter Roasted Golden Chicken with Grilled Corn Custard, Grilled Octopus with Friggitelli Peppers and Calabrian Chili Vinaigrette and Grilled Angus Beef Tagliata with Sunchoke Mash. Its House Cured Meats and Cheese Platter also features a selection of specialty salami by sister restaurant &SONS.
In true Italian hospitality, a relaxed bar welcomes Amò's guests on arrival at the restaurant for casual drinks and aperitifs. The beverage list boasts an all-Italian selection of wines, beers and spirit-forward cocktails. A hot spot for social drinks and corporate entertaining, the cocktail menu concentrates on refreshing coolers that are built on classic Italian tipples while an impressive rotation of up to twenty wines are offered by the glass using the Coravin system at any time.
Taking over a sprawling shop house that had its origins as a warehouse since the 1950s, the 90-seater restaurant celebrates the heritage of its location with its post-industrial design concept.
They have a private indoor dining room, specially carved out to host intimate occasions and gatherings for 12 guests.
Unique to the unit that houses Amò is an outdoor courtyard featuring a larger-than-life hand-painted wall illustration by local artist Venetia Stravens. The charming terrace accommodates up to 40 guests for dining under the stars.
Bottega at Hong Kong Street brings you an authentic Italian gastro bar & grocery experience.
Bottega (means shop in Italian), is a place where you can find the typical Italian grocery products for your everyday use, plus you can enjoy delectable dishes by their skilled chefs.
Being an importer, Bottega selects all the ingredients from passionate artisan producers for their carefully crafted Italian dishes.
Their pizza is made with Petra 3 (100% Italian soft wheat blend), which is grown using integrated farming systems and tracked from field to the stone mill, free of mycotoxins, pesticides and preservatives.
Their sauce is made with 100% Italian tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, fresh herbs and cheeses.
At Bottega, they also serve specially selected Italian beers, wine and mineral water to complement your food.
Enjoy a piece of Italy in Singapore, brought to you by Bottega.
There’s something about Hong Kong. Like its famous TV dramas, it keeps you in anticipation, wanting to know what the next moment brings. It is the unique Hong Kong charisma that Canton Paradise captures so beautifully – taking diners back in time to the sixties in the former British colony in a modern adaptation. Now also available at The Shoppes, Marina Bay Sands.
Canton Paradise spells oriental chic with vibrant chirpy interiors akin to the bustling activity present in Cantonese eateries. A show kitchen lets diners take a peek at the chefs’ deftness at carving the roasted meats, a classic Cantonese treat amongst other all-day dim sum delights. In addition, Canton Paradise offers other traditional favourites like wanton noodles, congee, rice dishes and roast meat – an amazing assortment bound to please!
Relish the finest Cantonese fare, soak up the bustling atmosphere and pursue the love affair with the best of Hong Kong at Canton Paradise.
One of Hong Kong’s most popular ice cream brands, Lab Made, is now at WestGate.
They use extremely cold liquid nitrogen at -196℃ to rapidly freeze their ice creams, to give you the smoothest and creamiest ice cream.
At Lab Made, they believe that enjoying good food doesn't have to compromise on good health. That is why all their ice creams are made from scratch, using real, fresh, quality ingredients so there's no need for additives, colourings or preservatives.
Their aim is to bring you premium freshly made ice creams that are full of flavour. Making them to order means they are never stored in a freezer and retains their fresh, intense flavours.
Teepee Bar & Restarurant, is a new watering hole at Hong Kong Street for all your guilty pleasures, be it for lunch, dinner or afterwork drinks.
On Teepee's menu, you will see a selection of original cocktails by Matthew Chan (Certified Sommelier of the Court of Master Sommeliers, and former Head Sommelier at Bacchanalia), spiced kimchi beef burger, wagyu beef bowl topped with an onsen egg and more.
Founded by Pearl Lam, Pearl Lam Galleries are a driving force within Asia's contemporary art scene. With over 20 years of experience exhibiting Asian and Western art and design, it is one of the leading and most established contemporary art galleries to be launched out of China.
Hong Kong's Michelin-starred Kam's Roast will open at Pacific Plaza on Nov 19 at 1pm, even if its without their signature goose on the menu.
This is the brand's first overseas outlet. In Hong Kong, Kam's Roast Goose earned its Michelin star within four months of opening in 2014. It was started by Mr Hardy Kam, a grandson of the late Mr Kam Shui Fai, who founded the Hong Kong roast goose institution Yung Kee in 1942. In replacement of their signature Roast Goose which they are unable to serve in Singapore at current, they will have succulent Roast Duck instead.
To the delights of their many signature pork-bun fans, award-winning dim sum restaurant Tim Ho Wan will open their 8th branch tomorrow at Pacific Plaza.
Tim Ho Wan's best-selling pork buns are enticing for its unique texture. Its exterior is crumbly and fluffy, while the inside is oozing barbecued pork which imparts a sweet-salty contrasting taste. The pork buns make up one of the ‘Four Heavenly Kings’. The other three are their Steamed Egg Cake, Beancurd Skin with Pork & Shrimp, and Pan Fried Carrot Cake. The egg cake is light and spongy, with a nice caramelised taste that lingers on the tongue. The Beancurd Skin with Pork & Shrimp is silky and wrapped thinly, the combination of pork and shrimp burst with flavours with every bite. Rounding out the line-up is the lightly pan-fried carrot cake, spiked with bits of radish for that extra oomph.
Serving up primarily Hong Kong-style Chinese cuisine, Lucky8 Restaurant aims to provide Singapore diners with a unique culinary experience.
Their Executive Chef, Chef Tse Kit, has more than 26 years of research accomplishments in Hong Kong-style cuisine. He was the chef behind the scenes of luxury cruises in Hong Kong, Singapore’s Marriott Hotel, and Singapore’s Capella Hotel. He is also the founding chef of Hong Kong’s Jin Man Ting restaurant which has a total of 13 branches.
Chef Tse Kit’s 26 years of cooking journey saw him receiving numerous recognition and praise from well-known personalities and celebrities. He served his creations to business magnates like Mr Li Ka-Shing, Mr Stanley Ho and as well as former Singapore Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. Under the leadership of Chef Tse Kit, the carefully recruited team at Lucky 8 will bring you the best culinary experience.
LongQing has joined the fray on trendy Hong Kong Street.
LongQing’s concrete walls are marked by street-style murals, giving it an edgier feel than most of the steamboat places we’ve been to. Soups include spicy mala, tomato, and their signature clear broth while ingredients are available a la carte or as a pre-selected set for two.
At Sum Yi Tai, they pay tribute to the decadent glamour of 1980s Hong Kong.
Sum Yi Tai (meaning "Third Wife" in Cantonese) brings Cantonese food into the realm of designer bars. While their Tapas Bar on the ground floor serves Chinese tapas, their Dining Club offers more traditionally portioned dishes. They also have a Private Rooftop Bar with a fabulous CBD view. Their wide range of whiskies, wines, & sakes ensures a great night on the town, not to mention our Chinese inspired cocktails. Music wise, Sum Yi Tai charms the crowd with Cantopop tracks that stir up 1980s nostalgia.
Sum Yi Tai is created, owned & managed by Coterie Dining Concepts, an F&B concept design & management house determined to alter the settings in which we enjoy good ol' Chinese food.
The Coffee Academics has opened its first outlet in Singapore at Scotts Square.
The Coffee Academics’ full flagship store in Singapore is slated to open early December 2015 at Scotts Square. Meanwhile, it has set up a pop-up kiosk just outside their soon-to-be-opened permanent location. And by the way, The Coffee Academics sits within the premise of the new OnPedder, which takes up the entire level 2 of Scotts Square.
CHAVANA will be making its debut in Singapore this October for its inaugural showcase, following its phenomenal success in Hong Kong.
The Signature collection is the perfect synchrony of colors, geometric designs and delicate workmanship, unique with its tri-colored scheme. Rubies, Sapphires and Emeralds are used to create endless geometric fantasies.
The Heritage collection takes you on a journey through time to the world’s cradles of civilization from Egypt to China. Every piece of this exclusive collection has its own story to tell and offers a new way to perceive the world.
The Black Deco collection is ideal for the contemporary woman who values her individuality. With the geometric designs and striking combination of diamond and onyx, this collection offers the must-haves which are casual yet elegant, feminine yet strong, traditional yet visionary.
Mak's Noodle, the traditional Cantonese restaurant in Central, Hong Kong specialising in wonton noodles, will open at the Centrepoint by the end of June.
Dating back to the 1960s, the business is now in the run by Mak Chi-Ming, a third-generation descendant of Mak Woon-Chi who once served the dish to the President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-Shek.
It is claimed that the recipe has remained unchanged since Mak's grandfather's time.
Singapore’s first Latin American cocktail den and newest must-visit drinking hole Vasco has opened on Hong Kong Street.
A devilishly sultry cocktail den beckons, in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District. This latest addition to the bar circuit is a brazen celebration of the lust for life that is Latin culture: vibrant, sultry, colourful and spirited, reflected in Vasco’s dashing ambience of killer cocktails, romantic hospitality and well executed bar bites freshly made in the visible open kitchen.
Brought to you by the talent behind The Cufflink Club The Cufflink Club, one of the world’s top ten high volume cocktail bars (Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards 2014, Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar), this is owner-founder Joel Fraser’s second outpost: a rarity in the Singapore cocktail scene. Fraser’s travels to Latin America, including a trip to Rio de Janeiro in 2014 for the FIFA World Cup, inspired him to create Vasco and bring his appreciation for Latin culture to life; an appreciation shared by Vasco partners Christian Hartmann and Andrew Walsh who also felt strongly that the South American scene was missing in Singapore.
Helming the kitchen is Executive Chef and Vasco partner Andrew Walsh, previously Executive Chef of stellar establishments Esquina and The Study. No stranger to bustling environments with top-notch food, Walsh, who is also partnering up with Fraser on a new soon-to-be-announced restaurant concept, has conceptualised a concise menu hefty with fresh ingredients and bold in flavour; making the food at Vasco a crowd-puller in itself.
Rounding up this team of some of the best in the business is Head Chef Jennifer Lee, founder of Sarnies café on Telok Ayer Street. As one of the few female head chefs in Singapore now, Lee, of Australian-Chinese descent, has worked in restaurants, bakeries and cafes all her life, and had been in Mexico City cooking and reviewing restaurants for a year prior to Vasco.
Begin the evening’s revelry with their choice of signature cocktails and Latin classics. Cachaça, Mezcal, Pisco, Rum and Tequila boldly headline the playful cocktail list here, including The Old Man & The Sea, Girl From Ipanema, Cusco Puta, Mexico ’70 and Del Monte Cartel. Making for a dangerous proposition of a decadent night out is the food, which presents a heady pleasure of more senses: try the El Cubano Sandwich, a healthy portion of pig, pickle and cheese, as well as the authentic empanadas and Peruvian inspired ceviche.
The 1,600 sq ft space with 56 seats is designed for a night of serious fun, courtesy of both Fraser and Hartmann.Expect nothing less than a lively mix of Latin beats on the stereo complete with Bossanova funk and tunes from the likes of Buena Vista Social Club to bring out the full Vasco experience.
People Impact provides fun and educational programmes that aim at developing the brain and personality of children and teaching them life skills.
Their IQ and EQ programme is developed by Professors of World Class Universities such as Harvard, MIT, University of Michigan, University of Washington and University of Hong Kong and their students will be enjoy a high quality curriculum. Results speak louder than words. Students have shown marked improvement in both personal and academic performances. Let your kids experience to see the results.
They have trial classes for children from as young as 3 years old.