Go Big or Go Home – and that’s exactly what the trio founders of Monte Carlo Boys bar & restaurant did!
Exposed to Monaco’s lavish lifestyle at a very tender age, William, Anthony and Julien brought their game right to the heart of the Central Business District. Being the first Monaco establishment to set foot in Singapore, owners and notorious high school buddies Julien, William and Anthony expands their empire with its rustic metal and wooden fixtures, that enhances the captivating industrial-chic lounge located at the fringe of Club Street, so fret not Instagram enthusiasts.
The Monte Carlo Boys aim to socially share their homeland’s authentic flavours and vibes with their first international venture, while glorifying their own personal life motto – “Life’s too short to drink bad beers and liquors” – and to do exactly that, they have graciously brought in their very own cultivation of luxurious and full-bodied beer. Trust in the Monte Carlo Boys when they say you’ll never have another experience that pays homage with Monegasque dining delicacies infused with heritage and passed down tradition elsewhere.
Partner in crime William Scheffer will not disappoint. This man is the living example of ‘No Risk, No Rewards’. His experiences roaming South East Asia within the past decade has cultivated certain values he treasures, so don’t mess because the 30-year-old operational expertise definitely knows how to handle his liquor as well as his patrons. “I want to be able to provide a place where people feel at home, and that can be seen here where the crew is able to utilize their strengths. That also means they would be having fun, with our food and drinks of course!”. Geared up with several successful entrepreneurial rendezvous, what William embodies can be seen in the products he distributes to well known hotels in Singapore and now here at Monte Carlo Boys.
The glue that keeps these boys in check is none other than Julien Picard. The 31-year-old real estate connoisseur splurges his substantial experience deemed with impeccable taste can be seen in the establishments outlook. Make sure to come as often to meet the busy man himself. Be prepared for a crazy night out with the bartender’s and boys’ generosity, because that’s what makes everybody come back for more.
In line with its name, Monte Carlo Boys has so much more to offer on site for all age groups to dine, host events and network all while busking in a lifestyle concept that everyone indulges in.
Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White (the chef-restaurateur and television star behind Hell’s Kitchen Australia) was the world’s youngest chef to be awarded three Michelin stars. He then ‘returned’ the stars during the height of his fame. His restaurant in Singapore, The English House, is set to open soon.
The English House is located at the two adjoining colonial buildings which used to be home to the popular bar Madam Wong’s on Mohamed Sultan Road. It will also include a hotel on the second floor, with 18 rooms slated to open when they are ready, following the opening of the restaurant.
Bistro by day, restaurant by night; .elia brings you a specially assembled menu. Find freshly made pasta and sandwiches for lunch and come night, feast on an amalgam of flavours. They promise nothing short of a fantastic dining experience.
The new .elia takes over the former grounds of Oriole Coffee Roasters at Jiak Chuan Road. It is created by the folks behind The Chillout Cafe that was situated at Labuan, Malaysia.
On the menu: Panchetta (Trenette tossed with egg yolk, brown butter and pancetta), Pulled Pork Sandwich w/Russian Dressing on Sourdough Toast, The Scampi and more.
They have a dish simply named as Potatoes. It is a brunch-only dish of grilled potatoes on mashed potatoes, peppered with bacon and caramelised onions plus a Sunny-Side-Up on top to finish.
An establishment by EagleWings (a popular luxury yacht charter in Singapore), nautical-themed cafe & bar EagleWings Loft features a cosy yet sophisticated ambience that is perfect for a weekend family brunch or any typical work-week meal.
On the menu: Foie Gras w/Duck Rillete, Truffle Blackbeard, Marco Polo Creamoso, Lobster Submarine, Chicken Diavola and more.
A&W – which stands for “Allen and Wright” has confirmed to local press on Tuesday (4 July) that the company is on track to expand in Southeast Asia, including in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
According to the company's CEO, Kevin Bazner, A&W has already built an office in Singapore in 2016 to prepare for Its expansion and is currently looking for “real estate for a flagship company restaurant in Singapore”.
It’s been over a decade since the American fast food restaurant left Singapore.
A&W made its debut in Singapore in 1966 at Dunearn Road, and the first A&W drive-through opened in 1970 at Bukit Timah Road.
A&W Coney Dogs, root beer floats, and curly fries are patrons' favorite items to order. Enjoy yours when it returns to our shore in year 2018.
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.
Lucky Bar brings the best to the West as the only cocktail bar in Holland Village. Serving up a dynamic list of craft beers and tasty cocktails along with fun bar bites, Lucky Bar is located on the rooftop of Full of Luck Club restaurant and is only accessible via the alleyway behind the restaurant.
You can order the best-selling signatures from the main restaurant to have at the bar; duck spring rolls with hoisin sauce, golden sand corn with salted egg yolk and braised pork belly bao with lettuces, pickled lotus roots and fried shallots and more.
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!
Morsels is a creative atelier serving wildly creative small plates of ingredient driven and artisanal fine eclectic cuisine, and yet one can expect a dining experience similar to dining in a friend`s home. Relocated from Mayo Street, you will find the new Morsels at Dempsey Road.
Chef Owner Petrina Loh helms the kitchen and draws from her love for the arts to create an artisanal menu that is imaginative yet comforting. Her signature structured approached coupled with a deep respect for ingredients bring about soulful food with flavors that excite the palate.
Porta Fine Food & Import Company is the doorway to an eclectic haven of modern European cuisine and inspiring epicurean treasures from around the world. Expect dishes that skillfully combine fresh produce and seasonal flavours, as well as a retail area that will inspire one to create a wholesome meal worth savouring.
Porta aims to bring to you a fresh experience every season, the focused a la carte menu will be updated every season. Each item on the menu is made from scratch and combines the use of seasonal flavours and premium ingredients.
Helming Porta’s kitchen is Executive Chef Michael Suyanto. Trained in the classical French culinary traditions, the 31 year-old Indonesian has 12 years of culinary experience under his belt. An advocate of presenting his dishes in a clean and simple manner, Michael prefers to let his cooking skills and harmonious use of quality ingredients impress.
Located at 1094 Serangoon Road, Platform 1094 is a restaurant exquisitely decorated as the wizarding world with warm wooden flooring and ceiling. Castle-like bricks were used for the walls together with imported tables and chairs to further enhance the entire dining experience. Food & Drinks menu were interestingly crafted to bring one into the theme.
The cuisine is modern western food with a twist of local flavors served in artistic plating. Chef’s specialty includes pork ribs and crab meat pasta. Exciting brunch menu will also be served on weekends. To complement the mains, affordably priced fine-dining likes of plated desserts will be served. The restaurant also has a wide selection of beverages from craft beers to hand-crafted coffee to Japan imported Lupicia® Tea. In addition, it will also be serving its very own concoction of smoothies and cocktails.
Gudetama Cafe, themed around the lovable and lazy Sanrio character is now at Suntec City. "Gude" describes someone or something with no energy or strength, while "tama" is from the Japanese word tamago, which means egg.
Their menu features dishes such as "I'm Cold" Smoked Salmon Benedict ($26.90), which is poached eggs, smoked salmon and mashed avocado on brioche toast, topped with yuzu Hollandaise sauce; and Rib-"I" Don't Care ($28.50), a 200g chargrilled prime Angus ribeye steak topped with creamy mushroom sauce, served with mashed potatoes and vegetables and more.
They have a merchandise area selling plushies, tumblers and keychains for as keepsakes. There is also a takeaway section for Gudetama-themed sweets.
Best known for their Truffle Ramen, Kanshoku Ramen's 3rd outlet is now at ION Orchard.
The creation of a fine bowl of ramen is an art which requires over 12 hours of work. Kanshoku Ramen's broth is first toilessly boiled over eight hours with filtered water without the addition of added salt and preservatives. They then pick the finest pork from Holland and have them tenderly marinated over four hours. It takes a further two hours to produce fresh Hakata style ramen in-house daily. And finally, select premium eggs from Japan are specially marinated over an hour to perfection to complete their ramen bowl.
With years of experience in ramen-making under their roof, Hokkaido Ramen Santouka brings to you their masterfully assembled ramen for all to enjoy. They have just re-opened at The Central, Clarke Quay.
The donburi (ramen bowl) of Hokkaido Ramen Santouka was specially ordered by their founder. Since each donburi has a thickness that prevents the soup from losing temperature too quickly, the aroma and delicious flavor remain intact until the moment when the customer lifts a spoonful of soup to his/her mouth. The unusual color of the donburi, remains beloved today by many customers as a symbol of Hokkaido Ramen Santouka.
Little Bastard. What a name for a new restaurant. There's one twist...... The exact unit number and floor level of the restaurant are not listed on their website. The restaurant has a secret unmarked entrance, which they would like you to find.
If you are looking for the Little Bastard, know that he is said to hide out at The Refinery Singapore along 115 King George’s Ave, above a secret stairwell and is only allowed to play after dark.
Little Bastard is the Son of Peaches and everyone’s favourite love child. Of Thai and Cantonese descent, make sure you’re up for a naughty exploration of Asian flavours as you follow him into the realm of culinary experimentation and cocktail mixology. This little one loves to fool around with unorthodox techniques when recreating his childhood favourites so leave your prude taste buds at the door and prepare to be corrupted with the likes of cold tom yum dip noodles and sous vide lemon barley gins.
Their menus are printed “WTF”, which means “Where’s The Food”. Duck Confit Penyet ($20++), Kaeng Phet Mu ($24++, 14 Hour Sous Vide Iberico Pork Collar with Thai Red Curry), and Duroc Pork LuRouFan ($18++) are some signature dishes on the menu.
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.
YOUNGS Bar & Restaurant is a modern European restaurant embodied with old-world charm situated in one of the preserved pre-war colonial bungalows in Seletar Aerospace Park.
The 130-seater bar & restaurant offers spacious indoor and outdoor dining spaces; including lounge and bar seating. Located in one of the preserved colonial bungalows that used to be part of the British airbase, YOUNGS Bar & Restaurant offers dining experiences filled with old-world charm away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore city life.
Led by Chef Nicholas Cheng, the diverse and experienced kitchen team serves savoury and creative varieties of European cuisine. Taking fresh and unique ingredients from all over the world, the menu features signatures such as Tomato Feta Salad and Warm Chunky Vegetable Salad for starters, Duck Ragout Pasta for pasta, Flank Steak for main course and Spiced Chocolate Cake for dessert.
New Kid on Beach Road is Fasta. It endeavors for everyone to enjoy sumptuous cuisine without guilt and it is also set out to complement the pace and taste-buds of the modern lifestyle.
Drawing from culinary traditions around the world, Fasta unite the freshest ingredients to create healthy, delectable fusion dishes. Catering to the hustle and bustle of modern life, they serve you the best taste in the shortest time. Fun, fast and quirky food available in the heart of the Lion City. Go on and inject a dose of gastronomic frivolity into your meal! You’ll love it.
Wine, dine and party the night away on the water’s edge of Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay at Monti, the waterfront’s latest lifestyle destination.
Monti combines the best of food, drink and entertainment at the iconic Fullerton Pavilion. The sexy multi-concept space, with panoramic tunes of the entire Marina Bay, is a novel destination for more than dinner and drinks. Monti evolves from an elegant dining experience into the perfect spot for late-night cocktails with life DJ sets.
Combining personalised service, modern interpretations of Italian food, fresh craft cocktails and an unparalleled nightlife experience, Monti is the set to be the bay’s new jewel.
Following the refurbishment, the SwissÃ´tel Merchant Court has an increased number of Premier Rooms (238 rooms), Eighteen Swiss Select Clarke Quay Rooms and six Swiss Select Studio Rooms, which offer a private balcony with a view, Swiss Advantage Rooms (160) and two exclusive Swiss Executive Floors (51 rooms) including a refreshed Swiss Executive Lounge, three Suites, three Food & Beverage outlets, a column free ballroom and seven function rooms.
All rooms are well appointed and furnished with a full range of amenities to serve both leisure and business travellers alike. They include a complimentary Handy smartphone, which allows guests to surf the Internet and make IDD calls to 10 selected countries, high-speed internet access, coffee and tea making facilities, in-room safe, and a well-stocked resident’s bar. Two separate IDD phones with individual data ports are standard for all rooms. To meet the high demands of corporate travellers on the go, dedicated Work & Surf areas are available in the hotel lobby with complimentary high speed Internet access throughout the hotel.
For discerning travellers, rooms on the Executive floors provide a well-stocked resident’s bar, in-room Nespresso coffee machine, daily complimentary breakfast and evening drinks at the Swiss Executive Lounge, two separate IDD telephones, high-speed internet access, a separate data port, international plugs at the writing desk and an ergonomically designed work area to ensure optimum comfort while working.
For guests travelling with kids, the SwissÃ´tel Kids Room promises loads of merry for kids up to 12 years of age.
Decorated with toys and books, the room offers beds with adorable themed bedding and colourful clothing hangers in the wardrobe. Writing desks and chairs in fun colours are also available for children to work on their paper crafts. The bathroom comes with child-friendly amenities such as a step stool, flavoured toothpaste and vibrant coloured plastic tumblers. For toddlers, a baby bathtub and bath toys will be provided. To keep the kids entertained, the Kids Room is equipped with a selection of books and entertainment options including Xbox, Wii games, DVD players, DVD movies and kids’ channels on cable TV. For outdoor activities, kids will enjoy the water slides and wading pool located on level two of the hotel. Babysitting service is also available at a fee.
Kotobuki Izakaya is one of the finest and latest dining experience from Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant chain. Located in the heart of Orchard Road, Wisma Atria.
Kotobuki Coffee is the newest concept from Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant chain. It was curated by infusing Japanese western casual dining and Café house. Specialized in Kyoto-style cold drip and siphon coffee, it also serves palatable western food influenced by Japanese cuisine.
Established 32 years ago, Kotobuki is a Japanese dining restaurant that specialised in Kanto cuisine that is served in a causal yet elegant Izakaya style setting. It embodies in the world-renowned Kaizen principle; the passion for continuous improvement, that has placed them at the forefront of Japanese restaurant in Singapore.
At Kotobuki, service and food quality are top of priority, almost like a religion.
Kotobuki is well-known for its authentic Japanese cuisine which also a mastery on traditional Sashimi. A variety of Higawari set lunch and convenient bento take out or delivery are available. It also carries a unique collection of Sake with a list of mouthwatering Otsumami; dish that goes along with alcoholic beverages. Kotobuki Japanese restaurants housed private dining set in traditional Japanese ambience. Elevating customer dining experience with Tatami setting.
Housed in a stunning heritage building along the Singapore riverfront, VLV Singapore is an effortless blend of stylish modernity and tradition. Within its historic walls is a world-class culinary and entertainment oasis; stylish Chinese dining and glamorous club lounge takes centre stage, while a charming alfresco bar and a festive seafood enclave by the river completes the sensuous experience.
Dine at the Chinese restaurant and savour a masterful menu of modern Chinese cuisine by an award-winning culinary team. A comprehensive, top-notch selection of premium wines and alcohol are specially curated to create that perfect palate of taste. Wine, dine and host your private event amidst a century-old structure with a contemporary setting enhanced with oriental flair.
Immerse yourself in the chart-topping beats at the 7000 sq ft Club Lounge, where our resident DJs helm the booths crafting unforgettable party nights. Asia’s leading nightlife destination, VLV Club Lounge is equipped with the leading-edge light and sound technology for a transformative party atmosphere while our luxurious booth seats make available an intimate party space for our VIPs to entertain in comfort. Our all-day bar menu is served from the Restaurant to complement VLV signature cocktails and spirits, delivering the perfect nosh and tipple to carry you from day to night.
Head to the VLV Courtyard where shooting the breeze with your tipple of choice in Singapore’s balmy tropical weather is your kind of style. Relax and chill out at the al fresco bar with delicious light bites and exquisite cocktails. For an alternative dining option, the Riverside is the perfect place to enjoy the freshest live seafood, while overlooking the once-busy river mouth of the grand Singapore River.
VLV Singapore, a peerless global destination for the lifestyle connoisseurs.
Braci is a modern, casual-luxe Italian open kitchen restaurant and a chic rooftop bar.
Perched on the top two floors of a newly-restored heritage shophouse by the Singapore River, Braci is the newest modern Italian restaurant and rooftop bar by renowned restaurateur Beppe De Vito. An exclusive Italian hideaway in the heart of bustling Boat Quay overlooking the river, the casual-luxe 16-seater open-kitchen restaurant and 30-seater bar features progressive Italian cuisine and classic cocktails that are reinvented through modern techniques.
With a name that literally means ‘ember’ in Italian, Braci’s menu is inspired by charcoal, the main cooking method, and draws upon this most primitive form of cooking to re-define and uplift classic Italian cuisine through the use of the Josper oven and the Japanese shichirin grill.
French - Japanese Tapas Restaurant and Bar, Le Binchotan, has opened on Amoy Street.
The menu is a collaboration by Chef Atsuhiko Hagiwara, as well as the Singapore Head Chef, Jeremmy Chiam. The restaurant specializes in meat and seafood grilled over bincho-tan (or white charcoal).
Foie gras shavings with oden-style daikon, wagyu striploin infused with port wine and ume plum liqueur, and Japanese red bream atop cold-smoked eggplant with a dash of shoyu are just some of the favorites from the menu.
Joining the cluster of cool boutique hotels, cafés and restaurants at this gritty part of Little India, Jalan Besar is now home to a new wellness concept. Launched by Prime Group International, the company behind Prime Supermarket, Mahota Commune is a trendy space at Kitchener Complex.
The store aims to promote healthy living through a grocer offering organic produce and health food products, a restaurant and café and a traditional Chinese medicine clinic, all located within a shared space. Besides shopping and dining options, there are wellness activities such as yoga sessions, free weekday meditation classes and free Sunday morning walks around the neighbourhood The store also hosts wine tasting sessions as well as symposiums and pop-up markets.
With their recent expansion, Greenwood Fish Market now has a seafood restaurant in the lovely vicinity of ONE°15 Marina. The new 4,100 sq ft outlet overlooks beautiful yachts and tranquil waterfront housing, offering an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the island of Sentosa.
They feature an open kitchen with a $70,000 wood fire oven that was customised in Australia (capable of firing up a pizza in 2 minutes at 700°C) as well as a full bar that serves Tiger, Erdinger and Guinness on tap. Accompanying the 150 seats restaurant is also a retail fish market, bakery, sashimi counter and an oyster bar.
It all began 13 years ago when Greenwood Fish Market first opened in the sleepy neighborhood of Greenwood Avenue. True to their “Sea to Table” philosophy, they continue to directly import seafood fresh from Canada, Holland, New Zealand, South Korea, and US to their kitchen in weekly shipments. Given the many sources for their produce, they have a vast selection of fresh seasonal fish, shellfish, live Maine lobsters and even Dungenese crabs. Using their very own smoker, they proudly produce in-house hot/cold smoked salmon, mackerel, sardines and pork belly to offer customers a taste that is unique to Greenwood.
If you’re stopping by, do visit their fish market as well. The take away Fish & Chips is a must try. Beyond their take away menu, they also provide an additional service where your purchase of fish can be seasoned or prepared to cater for visiting family and friends. Bring home ready-to-eat Cold Seafood Platters, Smoked Platters or even our smoked seafood and meat (produced in-house using Apple Wood from California).
They offer freshly baked European breads that are hot out of the oven at 1.30pm from their bakery. The loaves are displayed in their retail section and from 9pm onwards, you can bring home a loaf at 50% off as they do not keep day-old breads. They guarantee the freshness or money-back guaranteed.
Amidst the products that we showcase are also 120 labels of unique wines that are rarely found in supermarkets. On top of our close-to-wholesale prices, do make sure to ask our staff about the carton discounts that available as well.
Look forward to the monthly Wine Events that Greenwood will be hosting. These events are a great chance to meet and learn from the passionate wine makers and vineyard owners who make the wines that you love.
Aside from their events, they also have cooking classes as a lazy Saturday activity. Here’s a chance to learn all about seafood from the experts and also, how to prepare simple but creative fares to impress your family and friends. Additionally, enjoy a 3 course lunch to top off the entire experience.
Calle Real, the Filipino fusion restaurant at Changi Business Park, has upgraded and launched a new restaurant. Comida Fiesta features a modern twist on the traditional dishes.
Highlights include their signature seafood paella for two, the famous rellenong bangus or stuffed milkfish, the lechon de carajay which includes smoked pork belly with sauce. For dessert they serve brazo de mercedes, a fluffy meringue roll with sweet custard filling. There's a Spanish wine list and a tapas menu too.
This high end offshoot of famed Tokyo establishment Hashida Sushi is set for a big revamp. The restaurant is moving upstairs to a unit previously occupied by sister teahouse Hashida Garo.
The new space will be larger, with two private dining rooms (seating seven and 15) as well as a 15-seater main dining room. The place will offer the same exceptional sushi menus crafted by food personality Kenjiro Hashida (or “Hatch” as he’s often known), a charismatic chef who trained at prestigious cooking school L’Ecole Tsuji Tokyo.
In Tokyo and located in Kachidoki, a stone’s throw away from the world famous Tsukiji fish market, Hashida Sushi is one of Japan’s premier gourmet sushi restaurants – currently headed by Master Sushi Chef, Tokio Hashida.
This inventive haute dining establishment at the Mandarin Gallery features premium grade and authentic Japanese sushi, served omakase style in a luxurious, intimate and authentic Japanese setting. By integrating top-of-the-line food and service offerings with a philosophy to impress, Hashida Sushi Singapore promises to create an unforgettable lifestyle dining experience served to privileged dining connoisseurs.
You may be familiar with 5th Quarter, the dramatic and meaty restaurant located at Hotel Vagabond specializing in Australian-Italian charcuterie dishes by executive chef Drew Nocente. After closing temporarily on April 1 for a revamp, it has now unveiled its new space and name, Salted & Hung, at Purvis Street that can seat up to 45 inclusive of 10 counter seats and 35 table seats.
While it's now known as Salted & Hung, nothing much has changed but its location, and the menu is a rehash of popular 5th Quarter plates like beef tongue, onion and wasabi, chocolate salami, and salt and pepper tripe.
Creating a unique and exceptional experience for each guest, UsQuBa derives its name from the Gaelic Usquebaugh, meaning Water of Life, or simply, whisky.
Chef Guven joins UsQuBa with his love and familiarity of Scottish ingredients, and adds his own unique creativity. He will take the highest quality Scottish produce, prepared with French technique, and will add an Asian twist.
Restaurant Manager Mark Mottram brings a well-developed knowledge of Scottish food, gained from working in Edinburgh and Glasgow over the last few years. Having run his own restaurant previously Mark is keen to provide a level of service that is unsurpassed in Singapore.
Young Bar Manager Fong Chan Teng developed a passion for Whisky after tasting a Macallan 25 Years Old Sherry Oak. With a twist of fate, he joined La Maison Du Whisky as Bartender and shortly after was in charge of the Bar. It was during this period that he followed his passion and developed a real in-depth expertise in everything to do with Whisky.
BoCHINche is relocating to Amoy Street with a swanky new interior and redefined menu.
Bochinche is a vibrant expression of enthusiasm, fuelled by chef Diego Jacquet’s knack for putting together bold flavours with quality products. Just like Singapore, Argentina is a mixed bag of different cultures, and daily life is inextricably woven with a love for food.
Bochinche celebrates that great passion for food and the social custom of gathering to dine, at the same time dispelling the notion that Argentinean cuisine is only about meat. The menu brims with creativity, offering an array of dishes that proudly showcase diverse produce and styles of cooking. Prepare your palate for an explosion of flavours!
Cool Japan Fund and the Japan Association of Overseas Promotion for Food & Restaurants will be opening Japan Food Town, a 628-seater food hall specializing in authentic Japanese cuisine.
They have curated 16 casual-dining eateries from Japan's various prefectures and cities such as Dassai Bar (Iwakuni), which is known for their fine sakes; Sato Yosuke (Tokyo), an udon specialist famous for their handmade udon that uses a 150-year-old technique; Nabe Seizan (Tokyo), an offshoot of two Michelin-starred kaiseki restaurant Seizan; Osaka Kitchen (Osaka), popular for teppanyaki and okonomiyaki, and Sushi Takewaka, a 36-year-old sushi specialty shop originally from Tsukiji market. We were also told that diners can opt for healthier choice Kinme Mai rice (available at half of Japan Town's eateries), which has the nutritional value of brown rice.
Boat Quay fixture Dallas Restaurant & Bar has opened a second outlet at Suntec City, and the place still offers diners hearty plates and a wide selection of accessible wines and beers.
While its flagship at Boat Quay is a semi-boudoir set up with ubiquitous starched table cloths and scarlet carpets, this CBD branch is a modern and trendy 162-seat space resembling a glass house overlooking the cityscape. The bar is a gleaming island, with back-lit bottles of spirits and a bare-bulb chandelier overhead. The food has none of that chi-chi vibe, however, as the restaurant sticks to honest-to-goodness grub.
Nested in the metropolis heart of CHIJMES, encompassing alfresco, restaurant, bar and nightclub. It is set to give a variety of experiences. It embodies an ideal venue to start and end a night under one roof. So gear up as their Djs fill the atmosphere with different genres of tunes in various areas.
After a year-long renovation that saw a series of new restaurants and new spaces created, the InterContinental Singapore is finally ready to open its doors and display its new look to the public.
Taking full advantage of its location in one of Singapore’s strongest cultural districts, the hotel, first built in 1995, is now back with a fuller sense of its place in the Bugis area. This means there is a stronger emphasis on heritage with highlighted Peranakan influences in the Main Tower of the hotel.
One of the main points of the renovation was to firmly establish and connect the hotel to its surrounding areas. Bugis is one of Singapore’s prime heritage locations and a strong centre point for the arts and culture. Elements of this was incorporated into its design even back in 1995, so that the facade of the hotel closely resembles a three-level shop house.
With its Peranakan architectural influences also comes the culture’s strong sense of hospitality. Spaces throughout the lobby and lobby lounge are designed to be inviting. The Concierge Lounge, located in the lobby area, takes on the feel of a Peranakan living room — a place where traditionally hospitality begins. To this end, special artefacts and mementos are placed around the areas to give guests a sense of the area’s art and culture.
The hotel is made up of two towers, the main building and the heritage wing which had been previously renovated in 2011. For this renovation, the main focus was the lobby lounge area, restaurants as well as the rooms and suites.
Rooms and suites also take on a strong Peranakan appeal as well as touches of the shophouses in the area. Colours, patterns, even the air vents were inspired by those found in old Singapore houses. The suites, their renovation only just completed recently, are larger spaces with sitting rooms. Located on the 16th floor, the suites include living room areas and separate bedrooms.
Experience modern Indian cuisine with an innovative interpretation by renowned Chef Patron Abhijit Saha. Saha’s menu offers an array of eclectic flavours originating from the rich culinary tapestry of various Indian regions, recreated with a twist.
SAHA by award-winning Chef Abhijit Saha presents Regional Indian cuisine with modern techniques of avant-garde gastronomy and international aesthetics.
With a name inspired by the Singapore international dialling code, the new-look all day dining restaurant will open to diners for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Authentic South-East Asian cuisine in abundant portions will be showcased in the vibrant restaurant with a modern market look and feel.
The new All Day Dining Restaurant is open from breakfast through the day. Lunch is an eclectic mix of Deli style food, a large element of plant and soil based foods, with a strong focus on South East Asian taste profiles and dishes. Weekday lunch is an eclectic mix of deli style food ideal for business lunches. A strong focus on plant and soil based dishes are amongst the buffet spread, for those looking to lighter and healthier options.
Hooked! - Seafood Dinner from is on from Thursday to Saturday, the daily South East Asian selection will be enhanced with fresh Fin de Claire oysters, sushi and sashimi, tiger prawns, Boston lobster and Sri Lankan crab. plus hot dishes such as soup-baked cumin red mullet, lobster bisque and poached sweet clams.
There is an option of take away, one plate prix-fix, or a full experience of the food spread, all set in a modern market style environment. The main focus will be on South East Asian cuisine. Authentic and robust flavors, artisanal displays with large and abundant portions, in keeping with farmers market feels.
Sunday Brunch is the highlight of the week, with free flow Champagne, wine, beer and cocktails, accompanied with a live DJ performance jazzing up the weekend. Unlimited platefuls of the freshest seafood including Oysters, a whole tuna sashimi, and hand carved meat cuts, 5 types of smoked salmon, premium Iberico ham, and the signature Sunday Roast with a whole Chicago Bull leg.
In keeping with the Hotel Jen Tanglin's philosophy of the ‘little details done well’, a breakfast take-away is also an option for busy diners as well as a one plate prix fixe during lunch.
The Singapore branch of famous American-Eclectic New York City bakery and restaurant with Southwestern accents has recently opened.
Clinton Street Baking Company, Singapore is comfortable and cosmopolitan. In the morning, it smells like blueberry muffins and fresh ground coffee. Throughout the day, there is the scent of buttermilk fried chicken and vanilla waffles, pancakes and maple butter. All day and night, it sounds like Latin-southern-blue note jazz with a New York vibe that you can feel the second you walk in.
When they began, Neil and Dede were a small wholesale baking company with a storefront and a few loyal neighborhood customers who lingered over coffee and muffins and tapped out on their laptop keys (before smartphones were born).
These days, most folks know Neil’s pancakes are voted best in the city, but it’s his savory roots that ground the menu and make them proud. People call it “comfort food,” but what they are dishing out is American Classics made with the highest quality ingredients, locally sourced -- whenever possible -- with lots of love (and butter).
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore will unveil a brand new restaurant, called Colony, on 23 September 2015. Colony will take over the space formerly occupied by Greenhouse restaurant, which was closed in late March 2015 to facilitate the five-month transformation.
Located on level three, the name Colony alludes to the seafarious voyage that the British took to travel to the East Indies for trade and commerce in the late eighteenth century. Vintage maps and postcards which adorn the walls and decorative ornate leafing evoke the nostalgia of a bygone era, while eight different open concept kitchens, coupled with ‘live’ culinary showmanship, will bring diners on a multi-sensory journey through Singapore’s heritage cuisines including Malaysian, Indonesian, Indian, Chinese and Western, with dishes that encapsulate the flavours from the nation’s rich colonial past.
Award-winning New York based designer, Tony Chi, who possesses worldwide renown for designing some of the world’s most spectacular hotels and restaurants, is responsible for Colony’s novel concept, which manages to encapsulate elements and influences from both the East and West, and presenting them in a modern manner that is both meticulously composed and subtly orchestrated.
Robert Louey Design fashions the guest experience through vintage inspired restaurant collateral and packaging, while the butler style uniforms designed by Mineo San of Art Marginal reflect the service philosophy of the restaurant. The air of conviviality reminiscent of the all-day soirées onboard ships that noblemen and their families took from England to the East Indies, will be enhanced by music from Morton Wilson of Schtung Music.
The newly refurbished The Club is poised to reopen its doors after undergoing a nine-month extensive refurbishment. The Club’s newly defined spaces are set to be the latest luxury boutique setting encapsulating luxurious rooms and five exciting food & beverage – all under one roof.
Upon reopening, the fresh new look will bring travellers and locals alike under one interconnected mix of rooms, restaurants, bars and rooftop venues. Planned as an ideal destination getaway to Ann Siang Hill, the once traditional home of exclusive social clubs will be a prime hotspot to revive the spectacular landscape of the venue’s rich diversity and historical roots. Encompassing a total guest experience from the first encounter until the last, The Club invites guests to mingle and stay throughout with its multitude of offerings from day to night.
The Club resides in a heritage building which features 20 well-appointed rooms including two suitesand five unique restaurants and bars. The tastefully decorated rooms and suites are lavish in style and comfort to capture the essence of pure luxury.
Housing five restaurants and bars under its roof, The Club consists of several new wine and dine concepts. Soon to join the highly acclaimed B28 underground whisky bar, guests can expect to see an impressive lounge café & bar, a graceful champagne yard, a second restaurant by The Disgruntled Chef, and the first Peruvian themed rooftop bar in Singapore. The Club’s new interconnected culture easily bridges the way to experience these unique offerings personally, capturing the energy and essence of each venue.
They offer Western comfort food and large format dishes designed specially for sharing.
It is a multifaceted space with indoor and outdoor bar and dining sections ideal for social gatherings, screenings of sports matches, after-work drinks, as well as weddings and other special occasions.
Serving a mix of robust, country-style Cajun seafood and the distinctive richness of Creole cuisine. Dancing Crab is a refreshing, American counterpart to Singapore's equally famed preferences for seafood, shellfish and rich flavors. Backed by one of Singapore's oldest seafood restaurant leaders, TungLok Group, Dancing Crab sources their shellfish from the same vendors used at the group's best seafood restaurants, offering a range from Boston lobster to Dungeness crab.
New Orleans, Louisiana is known for its happy atmosphere, lively music, and high spirits. Dancing Crab brims with life, bringing the same emphasis to its colorful location at The Grandstand, welcoming its guests to eat, drink, and be merry.
The latest, salubrious addition to the Craig Road stretch is PerBacco — an elegant Italian wine bar and restaurant helmed by chef-owner Marco Violano. In Italian, the word ‘PerBacco’ refers to Bacchus, the god of wine and good times and is also used as an expression of pleasure and surprise. It is, indeed, an apt name for an establishment that prides itself on offering an authentic, top-notch Italian bar and dining experience.
The long, spacious bar overlooks the charming street and offers an al fresco feel thanks to high chairs and tables arranged right by its large windows. Here, amid brick-lined walls and dark wood furnishings, Chef Marco offers an impressive range of whiskeys, rums, unpasteurised beers, Italian wines and other spirits, and a list of six classic cocktails including the Manhattan, Negroni, and Spritz. The cocktails are always made to perfection with premium spirits such as Fords London Dry Gin, High West Rye Whiskey and Bottega Gold Prosecco.
To accompany the drinks is a list of premium Ciccheti (Italian bar bites to share) that Chef Marco imports from Italy and stores in a beautiful cold room that forms part of the restaurant’s décor. There are cold cuts like Parma ham aged between 12, 24 and 36 months; mild and sweet small-batch salamenostrano; pure pork salame from Felino, a small town located in the Baganza valley; unctuous salame Milano; and soppressata, a dry salami native to Tuscany and Liguria. These are cut using a beautiful, traditional Tamagnini ham hand slicer brought in from Parma, Italy.
On the menu are refined classics from the Mediterranean, including Chef Marco’s signature homemade spaghetti chitarre (guitar spaghetti, in reference to the guitar-like tool used to make the noodles) with scampi and clay pot fregola (pasta made from semolina, similar to Israeli couscous) with fresh lobster.
Chef Marco makes it a point to import the finest ingredients from around the world, including beef from Kobe, Japan and lamb from New Zealand, which he cooks to deft perfection in his mixed grill. He also brings in seasonal vegetable, fruit and seafood such as mussels and clams from Italy twice weekly.
AltaEgo is a brand new 3 level concept located in Ann Siang, with each level bringing you a completely different party experience.
The ground floor cocktail bar and restaurant is a great setting for your social or business gathering and comes to life in the evenings with a down-tempo acoustic live band. They strive to blend the very best of entertainment with professional service through a comprehensive drink list and tapas. The design mixes bright colours to enhance the space with rich dark material to create a stimulating setting.
On level 2, embrace the intimate and sophisticated lounge experience. Sultry vocal house music coupled with signature cocktails and VIP table service complement the warm, intimate atmosphere.
On level 3, their boutique theatre is an intimate and comfortable setting which offers daily screenings of films that cannot be seen on the big screen anymore. By day we service a variety of private events and by night they transform into a sexy champagne lounge where you can unwind and corporates can entertain while listening to groovy beats and enjoying the finer things in life.
On level 4, an award winning bar which has enjoyed regular popularity over the years for its relaxing vibe, fabulous service and scenic views, across the heritage Chinatown area juxtaposed against the central business district. Perfect for the after work drink and night cap with friends and clients alike. Beautiful cocktails, beautiful music, beautiful views – the place to be and to be seen!
Celebrity Chef David Thompson’s Long Chim transports you to the streets and markets of Bangkok, with added refinement.
Recently awarded the No. 1 spot on San Pellegrino’s Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 and 13th on World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 for his restaurant in Bangkok, Long Chim is Chef David Thompson’s first venture into casual dining.
The internationally acclaimed chef, restaurateur and cookbook author has crafted a tantalising menu that combines traditional street food and contemporary flavours, with a restaurant concept reminiscent of the vibrant streets of Bangkok. Rediscover Thai cuisine with beef with holy basil, chicken pilaf with turmeric and cardamom, and more.
Shelter in the Woods is a traditional rotisserie restaurant single-mindedly devoted to superb food, fine wine and good company. Located in the quiet suburbs of Bukit Timah, it offers family warmth and classic European rustic food underpinned by refined flavours and expert technique.
The man behind this amazing cuisine is Consultant Chef Masashi Horiuchi, who brings to the table a combination of decades-long experience in Michelin restaurants across Europe, with native precision, discipline and systematic consistency.
Dojo, a new fusion food restaurant with pork as a specialty, has opened on the bustling Circular Road.
The love of pork runs deep for the CEO Janice Tan, as her late grandfather was a pig farmer from Seremban, Malaysia. "Dojo" is inspired by Japanese training place for martial arts, it describes its commitment in perfecting the art of fusing Asian flavours and Western cuisine.
The main highlights are pork burgers. Patties are seasoned with a secret family recipe and baked daily, served Asian style sauces and only the freshest ingredients.
Expect a cool and hipster vibe in terms of design.
The Highlander Bar & Restaurant offers a full suite of the Scottish experience in the region. For an evening of Scottish tradition, the Highlander offers the perfect ambience, legendary drink menu to quench any thirst and tempting cuisine that will make anyone instantly a Scot at Heart!
The Highlander menu consists of authentic Scottish cuisine ready to dazzle anyone’s taste buds. Only the finest ingredients are used in cooking this superb menu to retain the original flavours.
Located right in the heart of the city, Bobby’s has its finger on the pulse of the latest culinary trends, offering guests an unparalleled dining experience through an effortless combination of understated elegance and casual dining with warmth and grace of service. Bathed in natural light during the day, the ambience is capped by inviting colour tones, eyecatching art pieces and wooden furnishings that provide a casual atmosphere over quick luncheons or business meetings. As night falls, the surroundings take on an alluring, inviting mood, marked by a clever use of soft lighting that gently bounces off the textured walls — perfect seting for celebratory parties, intimate dinners, or a couple of beers with the mates.
30 Victoria St, # B1-03 Chijmes Fountain Court Singapore