Limaa is the brainchild of Aidah and Zakiah (first names only and superstars like Madonna, Cher, Beyoncé, Bono), both mothers and cousins.
SINGAPORE — I've always had a love-hate-hate relationship with restaurants at the Robertson Quay neighbourhood. It is a stone's throw away from two of the busiest parts this side of town—Clarke Quay and Liang Court—yet such a nightmare to reach.
SINGAPORE — It is a bright and humid morning on a Monday in August as I made my way to meet Sue Ye, founder of Marine Stewards Singapore, a marine conservation organisation who is championing marine conservation.
SINGAPORE — In case you didn't know, third-wave coffee culture is the latest Western import to hit our sunny shores, and by the looks of it, it's not about to go away anytime soon. According to Perfect Daily Grind, increasing coffee quality, more direct trade, a greater emphasis on sustainability
SINGAPORE — Beurre, helmed by Chefs Darwin Wong and Chong Yiping, follows in the naming convention favoured by much-revered establishments like Candlenut, and Halia.
SINGAPORE — Peranakan food, much like its culture, is all about family. Its a deeply revered tradition for families and friends to gather around a Tok Panjang and enjoy delicacies that have been painstakingly prepared usually many hours before the meal.
SINGAPORE — "I hope you didn't forget to press record after I've given you all these interesting answers," ArChan quips with a laugh mid-way through our interview. I assure her that I haven't, but all the same, I discreetly check that my phone is still recording.
SINGAPORE — "Zat, can you recommend me a hotel restaurant for my wedding anniversary?" says absolutely no one ever. It's unfortunate that when it comes to special occasions, reputable hotel dining establishments often get the short end of the stick.
SINGAPORE — I was informed by a fellow food writer that a significant menu change was afoot at LeVeL33. Apparently, these days, a 'menu change' also refers to an outright interior-ripping, kitchen-remodelling effort that closed the restaurant for a good five weeks. Naturally, I am excited. My
SINGAPORE — Enter Kausmo, a conscientious dining concept brought to life by duo Lisa Tang, and Kuah Chew Shian—both in their early 20s and unjaded by the culinary problems of the 21st century.
SINGAPORE — I'm sitting in a warmly-lit Ding Dong just off Amoy Street and am reminded of the eclectic décor that adorns restaurants in Berlin. Vintage hand-drawn posters from the 70s and 80s are prominently plastered on these walls, probably a reflection of the owner's taste for pop art from
SINGAPORE — Like its moniker, the casually named 'The Masses Singapore' endeavours to serve the casual everyday men and women off the street who crave familiarity yet thrives in the discovery of the exotic. Sandwiched between a 3-star hotel and a traditional Chinese eatery, The Masses is a leisurely