Date: December 2013

Best Bar Bites: Fries

Dec 30 2013

Gone are the days where fries are contented to be just well, fries. Open practically any menu and its a guarantee you'll find some version of fries or the other- be it jazzed up with truffles or drowning in cheese. Which are…

10 Partying Commandments To Abide By

Dec 30 2013

2013 is just about wrapping up and its been 12 months of festivals, parties and events since the year kickstarted. That's a lot of people to have bumped into, have drunkenly had a conversation with, or feet stepped on. Oops. While no…

What's the Scoop?

Dec 27 2013

Newcomer alert! Having opened only just last month, The Scoop is the place for writers, journalist and media personnel to hang, exchange ideas or simply mull non-existential thoughts over a cold one. Located at 19 Ann Siang Hill, the 'for hacks and flacks'…

New Year's Eve Survival Guide

Dec 27 2013

The countdown everyone loves to celebrate is just around the corner, and while all the broken heels, myriad of drunken behavior and lost mobile phones makes for hilarious stories the next day, you don't want to end up ringing in 2014 looking…

10 New Year's Eve Cocktails

Dec 26 2013

Christmas is over. The turkey's been eaten (or made into sandwiches for the next week), presents unwrapped and some of us are probably still mildly hungover from all the festivities. We say, chug those gatorades and rest up, because the biggest party…

Alternative New Year's Eve Ideas

Dec 26 2013

There are many ways to bid adieu to 2013, the most obvious of the lot being partying at a club. But if you don't feel like bumping and grinding with strangers and possibly having to wait for the first train (while semi-drunk?…

"Uncle, kopi gao tabao"

Dec 23 2013

Homegrown designer Vanessa Poh illustrates Singapore's unique kopi (coffee) culture in a self-initiated project, showing the world exactly how seriously we take our coffee. View original: http://vanessapoh.com/kopi-tabao

10 Need-Not-Want Bar Accessories

Dec 23 2013

Stone Drink Dispenser Super handy to have in the bedroom (whether you choose to fill it with tequila or water, no one cares), this nifty little drink dispenser has the added bonus of looking super cool against any black surface. Himalayan Salt Shot GlassesThese…

Magnífico Mexico

Dec 20 2013

Singapore is a cosmopolitan hub- a multi-racial nation brimming with people from all walks of life. Much like Hong Kong and Tokyo, our dining scene exploded some time back and now, you can find almost any kind of cuisine imaginable in our…

Late Brunch Places

Dec 20 2013

Surveys have shown that Singaporeans are some of hardest working people in the world. We work a minimum of 45 hours a week- and that's if we don't have to show our faces on Saturday. Sleeping in is nothing short of a…

Best Bar Bites

Dec 19 2013

Fact: nothing ruins a night out more than a basket of soggy wedges. Over the years, bar snacks have evolved from stale peanuts to gourmet bites, served prettily complete with garnishes and artistically drizzled sauces. The standards have increased dramatically, and some…

Weird Christmas Traditions

Dec 19 2013

We all know Christmas by iconic images like the turkey, pretty gifts, snow and of course, Santa Claus. While we celebrate it here with parties, going to church or simply sitting down for a meal with close friends and family- it’s slightly…

Christmas Countdown

Dec 19 2013

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas, and whether you celebrate it or not, there’s no denying the spirit of ‘ho ho ho’s that’s in the air. While Christmas is traditionally all about turduckens, eggnog and presents, what’s there to do…

A Clarke Quay Christmas

Dec 17 2013

Singaporeans often talk about the 5Cs (or is it 6 now?), but for the rest of December, all you need to care about is 3- the Clarke Quay Christmas Carnival to be exact. From the 15 Nov to 31st December (there’s still…

Bar Stories

Dec 17 2013

We like bars, and we like TV shows. This article gives you a rundown on our 5 favourite TV shows that are centered mainly around bars. Maybe the next time you’re out having a cold one by yourself, you can load one…

Blast off!

Dec 17 2013

Everyone who works is no stranger to the Monday Blues; you know, that feeling of being torn away from a weekend of doing jack all and only looking at a computer to watch the mindless antics of TV characters. As you sit…

3 Cool Concept Bars

Dec 17 2013

During the 1970’s, themed restaurants were a booming business in America, Trader Vic’s being one of the first few to sell merchandize along with food. Then a trend, its now practically a necessity in the booming F&B business. Restaurants can no longer…

Subzero Dining

Dec 17 2013

There are some sights we cannot miss in this lifetime. The lighting of the Eiffel Tower at dusk, watching the sun set behind the great pyramids of Giza, the view of rolling mountains and hills from the Great Wall of China and…

Fruit Fix

Dec 13 2013

We’ve written about healthy, detoxifying smoothies you can make yourself at home, but what if you’re just really bad with a blender? Keep those kitchen tops clean and check out our 5 favourite smoothie and juice joints- all conveniently located around town.Smoothie…

Pre Party Detox

Dec 13 2013

With Christmas and New Year drawing closer (just about 2 weeks away folks!), the Christmas tree shouldn’t be the only thing you’re prepping. Notoriously known as the period for overeating and overdrinking, get your body ready for that excessive caloric intake! Here…

Zoukout Alternatives

Dec 13 2013

Zoukout officially begins today, but its been months of seeing outfit ideas, posts, line up speculation and “who else is going?!” status updates on Facebook. The masses will be flocking to Sentosa tonight, where the annual end-of-year party promises to take over…

Cocktail Couture

Dec 12 2013

This one is specially for this girls (and maybe boys who are shopping for gift ideas)! Party season is just around the corner and before you start scrambling for outfit ideas and messing up the hair, relax, because we’ve already done it…

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