Tags: DRINKING

10 Really Weird Bars Around The World

Jan 2 2014

Ahh 2014. The new year always brings about new resolutions; be it dropping that annoying 10 pounds or making an effort to start eating clean, you know, typical stuff. Here's something a little different for all you drinking fans- if you love…

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…

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'…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

10 Weirdest Hangover Cures

Jan 3 2014

The festive period has finally packed up and left and while none of us are happy to see the back of it, I'm pretty sure I speak for all of us when I say thank god the crazy drinking is over. A…

Date Night (Ladies Edition)

Jan 6 2014

Correct me if I'm wrong (its the 21st century, after all), but for the most cases, its always the men planning the dates, especially at the beginning of relationships. You're looking at at least 3 months of stressing whether the restaurant is…

8 Bearable Alcoholic Drinks

Jan 6 2014

Let's face it- we like our booze but with the exception of beer, whiskey, wine and champagne, we (usually) hate the way it tastes and oh god how it burns. Check out our list of 8 very palatable drinks that you probably…

The Line on Wine (Part 1- Terminology)

Jan 7 2014

Wine is confusing, and for most of us, being handed a wine list is more daunting than well, skydiving. You hear weird terms like "legs" and "sediments", some wines need to be decanted and some don't, some years are better than others…

The Line on Wine (Part 3- White)

Jan 8 2014

Wine is confusing, and for most of us, being handed a wine list is more daunting than well, skydiving. You hear weird terms like "legs" and "sediments", some wines need to be decanted and some don't, some years are better than others…

20 Interesting Facts About Booze

Jan 8 2014

#1 The production of alcohol can be traced back to at least 12 000 years#2 Sherry was the beverage of choice for the great explorers Magellan and Columbus. In fact, Magellan liked it so much, he spent more money stockpiling it than…

Top 10 Drunk Moments

Jan 13 2014

It's, ugh, Monday again and that's 4 full days till Friday night. We know how depressing that thought can be for most, so in the meanwhile, here's some pretty epic drunken moments we hope you don't try to recreate when the weekend…

Who, What, Whiskey

Jan 13 2014

Ah, the little sip of heaven we know and love. Hands up those of you who have friends who are whiskey enthusiasts and expound on the glories of this amber liquid every chance they get. Its educational, but every once in a…

#Wealth

Jan 14 2014

We've seen the big boys pop Dom trains and tubs of Moet in the clubs- in fact, it happens so often that we're practically desensitized to such extravagance. Until now. Check out what the really, really rich do with alcohol and bear…

Top 10: World's Most Expensive Cocktails

Jan 20 2014

That age old adage 'money can't buy you happiness' might be true, but it sure can buy you pretty nice things! Check out our list of the world's most expensive cocktails- all, by the way, too rich for my blood. #10 Kentucky Derby…

Drink Smart

Jan 20 2014

Human beings have been getting high/drunk/shit faced on their own just fine since the beginning of time, but with the advent of modern technology, aka the smartphone, you can now plan, prep and pre-drink yourself stupid just with a couple of taps.…

CNY Cocktails

Jan 22 2014

With just a week to go to Chinese New Year (aka annual show and tell for adults), we're guessing the frenetic tidying/fuss and muss is already in full swing. For those of you hosting guests, don't bother stocking up on the usual…

7 Deadly Drinks

Jan 22 2014

The consumption of anything in excess is unhealthy, and needless to say, that holds true for drinks too. Alcohol in general is unhealthy, but as with most things, some are worst than others. Check out the 7 deadly sins (of drinking) you'd…

8 Unusual Cocktails

Jan 27 2014

The title says it all. This article explores some really strange cocktails that's got us wondering, what do bartenders and mixologist do in their free time? From pizzas to eggs, food and drink become one in this installment of weird booze-related things. …

What Do They Drink In Brazil?

Aug 5 2014

After the world champion is crowned and the frenzy of the FIFA Football World Cup starts to settle, one can finally sit relaxed with a chilled drink in hand. Without the daily football, one starts to wonder about Brazil. Immediately there are…

10 Weird Drinking Customs Around the World

Jan 28 2014

The Earth is, in a nutshell, vast. That kind of size naturally comes with diversity on a scale you cannot imagine, where visiting different cities in the same country can feel like you've been to different continents.  This, unsurprisingly, results in an…

20 Spectacular Rooftop Bars

Jan 29 2014

\The sky's the limit, they say, and the sky is pretty much what it's all about here. Check out our round up of the world's most spectacular rooftop bars and their breathtaking Instagram-worthy views. You don't need to wings to soar this…

Drinks for Your (Chinese) Zodiac

Jan 30 2014

Where ever you are in the world, you've surely seen the signs of an impending mega-celebration. Lanterns, streamers, all red everything and of course, the imagery of horses everywhere. I'm talking about the Lunar New Year celebrations, with 2014 being the year…

10 Things Drinkers Can Relate To

Feb 3 2014

Particularly on Mondays. #1 What you're probably thinking about everyone today Source#2 Thank god for lunch meetingsSource#4 At meetings and you're all like: Source#5 When that pesky colleague no one likes starts talking about his/her "fun" weekendSource#6 In case anyone asks, thanks. Source#7 When your colleagues…

Liquid Love

Feb 5 2014

Ah Valentine's Day. That special day once a year awash in hearts, overpriced flora and sparkly trinkets. If those don't work, maybe some of these drinks will. Said to act as aphrodisiacs that also power your libido, check out our 5 favorite…

Bucket List: Party Edition

Feb 6 2014

There are parties, and then some. Throw away all notions of what you think is a banging party, because you haven't seen anything yet unless you've been to one of these.  Source  Full Moon Party, Thailand  Practically a Mecca for partygoers around…

Weird American Liquor Laws

Feb 6 2014

Source #1 Kids can drink in Alaska  It seems odd that in a state where its been specifically, officially decreed that getting a moose drunk is a no-no, kids are allowed to drink! While they're not allowed to actually serve kids in…

Romantic Bars in Singapore

Feb 7 2014

In spirit of the approaching Valentine's Day, we've compiled a list of the 10 most romantic bars in Singapore you can take your date to next Friday (or use as reference for the other 364 days). Source Catalunya 1. Amazing view of the water 2. Great…

Pretty In Pink

Feb 10 2014

While I usually avoid anything pink like the plague, I make an exception when said pink is inside my glass, because when it comes to booze, colour really doesn't matter. Check out our compilation of the prettiest pink drinks in every hue…

15 Stunning Beer Bottle Designs

Feb 14 2014

Design is integral. It is the building block for a beautiful society and that naturally, extends to every imaginable consumer product. Liquor bottles have gotten an upgrade from the green and brown glass ones of the good old days . Today, we…

10 Happy Hour Promos: Monday Edition

Feb 17 2014

Mondays officially suck and boy do we all know it. Take the edge off this dreaded day and treat yourself to a drink at any of these 10 places, because they've got just the promos to make Monday slightly better. Go on,…

10 Geekiest Bars

Feb 19 2014

The Hobbit (Southampton, England)  Lord Of The Rings fans rejoice! Based on the Shire, this bar's beer garden is something straight out of Tolkien's novel. Donny Dirk's Zombie Den (Minneapolis, USA) Decorated with a stunning interior straight out of a 1950s Las…

20 Gorgeous Cocktails

Feb 24 2014

Beauty is everything in today's world. Check out these 20 incredibly photogenic cocktails that would give your regular gin-and-tonic an inferiority complex. It's like Mean Girls- if you were a glass of booze. #youcantsitwithusSource SourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSource

5 Hostels With Booze

Feb 26 2014

While we gush about the cocktails at The Cufflink Club and the sexy, Latin vibe of Catalunya (plus that food!), sometimes we just don't feel like jostling with a million people crammed into a tiny space. Living in a city where space…

10 Mouthwatering Ice Cream + Alcohol Creations

Mar 4 2014

Alcohol and ice cream? Check out these 10 amazing booze and dairy combinations we wish we could come home to everyday. Click the links for recipes! Source Kaffir Lime and Gin Ice Cream Source Black Cherry Champagne FloatsSource Guinness Ice Cream FloatSource Hot Fudge Bourbon Milkshake Source Aperol Ice Cream…

5 Amazing Beach Bars

Mar 3 2014

There's something magical about sipping a cocktail and wriggling your toes in the sand. Maybe its the serenading lull of the crashing waves, or the balmy breeze that makes your skin glow and hair shine. We can't put a finger on it,…

10 Manly Cocktails

Mar 6 2014

It's not true that men need only stick to beer and whiskey on the rocks. Here are 10 manly cocktails that you won't feel embarrassed about ordering at the bar. SourceDry Manhattan Dry Vermouth + Blended Whiskey SourceSidecarBrandy + Triple Sec + Lemon Juice SourceRusty NailScotch…

10 Fancy Martini Recipes

Mar 10 2014

SourceThe Bikini Martini SourcePineapple Cake MartiniSourceBanana Split MartiniSourceCookies & Cream MartiniSourceBlueberry MartiniSourcePecan Pie MartiniSourceWhite Chocolate Peppermint Bark MartiniSourceBlood Orange MartiniSourceStrawberry Shortcake Martini SourceCoconut Key Lime Pie Martini

10 Whiskey Based Cocktails for Girls

Mar 11 2014

Whiskey is often seen as a men's drink- strong and hard to swallow. But like many things, it is an acquired taste and takes time getting used to. IN the meanwhile, check out these 10 whiskey based cocktails that blast that notion…

10 St Patrick's Day Cocktails

Mar 13 2014

St Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and there's nothing we love more than a celebration where it's all about the booze. Forget green beers and champagne (boring!) and check out these 10 St Patrick's Day-inspired cocktails you should try over…

15 Cool Home Bars

Mar 17 2014

Home is where the heart is, and on nights of insane take-no-prisoners drinking, should be where the bar is too. Check out these 15 cool home bar ideas and start saving- wouldn't it be nice if you only had to walk a…

10 Boozy Chocolate Wonders

Mar 18 2014

Here are 10 times chocolate and alcohol got together to product some sweet, sweet babies. Will someone open up a dessert place selling spiked everything already?! (Click on the links for recipes!) SourceAlmost Vegan Mudslide Cupcakes (via lattesandlegumes) SourceSpiked Chocolate Martini Mousse (via cookingwithcurls) SourceSalted Caramel…

5 Bars To Visit Tonight

Mar 19 2014

It's not Friday just yet, but the working life is tough and hey, we all deserve a break! Check out the 5 places we recommend you head to this fine midweek for a little bit of R&R.  Source Five Izakaya Bar  Conveniently…

5 Waterfront Watering Holes

Mar 19 2014

There is nothing more relaxing than unwinding by the shoreline with a glass of wine in hand. Whether you're looking to party it up after hours, or to just relax on weekends with friends, let this list be your waterfront dining cheat…

5 Bars In 5 Areas

Mar 25 2014

No matter where you live or prefer to wash away the cares of the day (with alcohol, that is), we've got all points of the compass covered and then some. Check out these 5 bars located around our little island that truly…

All About The Brew

Mar 28 2014

Cocktails are delicious and champagne is even better, and the number of bars that do either well are staggering. But what happens when all you're craving for is the simple brew? Check out these 5 places that not only do brew, but…

5 Monday Friendly Bars

Mar 31 2014

Mondays tend to leave us a little shellshocked- the weekend is finally over and no matter how many times you try to relive that great party through your Instagram photos, its done. Here are 5 bars that will help make the transition…

5 Girls Night Out Bars

Apr 1 2014

We're thinking along the lines of a fabulous view in a cozy, welcoming space. It's the night to spill all your secrets to that special group of girlfriends, and here are the 5 best bars to do it in. Source boCHINcheTucked cozily on the…

5 Never-A-Dull-Moment Bars

Apr 2 2014

You know sometimes you get all psyched to go out with your friends, envisioning a night of nonstop cocktail sampling but waitaminute. Where are all the people? Why does the bartender look like he's taking an unhealthy amount of interest in the…

5 Pocket Friendly Bars

Apr 4 2014

We all know drinking in Singapore is not cheap. We pay some of the highest alcohol taxes in the world- did you know that a standard drink at a mid-level bar like Harry's here is = drinks at one of the coolest…

10 Creative Cocktails To Try At Home

Apr 7 2014

SourceRock Candy Twizzle Stick ChampagneSourcePink Lemonade & Ginger Ale Fizzles SourceRose PunchSourceStrawberry White Russian Mini Milkshakes SourceToast Marshmallow MartiniSourcePink Pomegranate Daiquiri SourcePeach SangriaSourceRosemary Mandarin SparkleSourceWhite Cosmopolitan SourceFrozen Beergaritas Click on links for recipes! 

5 Best Of Both Worlds Bars

Apr 9 2014

Humans are greedy- we love having options and living in a first-class city like Singapore, we are almost always spoilt for choice. Whether you prefer sipping your cocktails indoors or outdoors, here are 5 places that'll make having to pick just one…

5 Bars For Heart-To-Heart Conversations

Apr 10 2014

Some heart-to-heart moments just need to take place in a bar, because alcohol has that conveniently mind-numbing effect and you don't really want to be drinking coffee after work hours anyway. These are our 5 favourite bars for those times- both good…

10 Boozy Party Favours

Apr 14 2014

Throwing a party? Check out these 10 delicious treats infused with a little something extra that's bound to get the party going- if you know what I mean.  Source Margarita Chex Mix Source Lemon Meringue Jello Shots Source Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Popcorn…

10 Healthier Cocktails

Apr 15 2014

Did you know that four glasses of Vodka Cranberry contains the same amount of calories as a Big Mac? Vodka itself does not contain much calories (52kcal), but the sweetened juices found at most bars do. If you drink frequently, hidden calories…

Around Ann Siang

Apr 21 2014

The sun sets and suddenly, the sleepy vibe of this heritage preservation area disappears and is almost instantly replaced with the lively buzz of the after-work crowd.  That being said, the Ann Siang/Club Street area can be a little overwhelming for the…

5 Best Bars of 2014 (So Far)

Apr 23 2014

The year is just 1 month shy from hitting the halfway mark, and the number of bars that have opened since we clinked champagne glasses on New Year's is staggering. Not that we're complaining- because if this first half of the year…

5 Bars Of Options

Apr 24 2014

Who doesn't like being spoilt for choice? Sometimes, nothing makes a day better than a long drinks list- imagine all that boozy potential. Check out the 5 bars with solid drinks lists that would please even the pickiest of drinkers.  Source The…

Beat The Asian Flush

Apr 28 2014

Being Asian is great- exotic tropical fruits like pineapples and mangoes are available year-round, we live longer (generally speaking) and come on, ninjas and dragons are part of our culture. There are many things that make me proud of being Asian, but…

5 Chill Out Hotel Bars

Apr 30 2014

Some days you just want to get away from it all, and there's no where better to do that than at a hotel bar. The transient nature of hotels naturally extend to the establishments within it, making hotel bars the perfect place…

Around The World (In 5 Bars)

May 2 2014

Being able to travel and see the world is a privilege not all of us have, what with our hectic work schedules and the whole rat race thing. Luckily, being the cosmopolitan hub we are, we are able to have a taste…

10 Cocktails for Cinco De Mayo

May 5 2014

Happy Cinco De Mayo! While the holiday is hardly ever celebrated in Asia, who actually turns down a chance to drink too much tequila and eat too many tacos- on a Monday? If shots of Petron aren't your thing, check out these…

5 Best Mexican Bars

May 6 2014

Cinco De Mayo might be over, but our love for tacos and tequila is another story. I mean, there is no such thing as too much teq- tacos, right? We're still a little reluctant to let go of that fiery Latin celebratory…

5 Weather Friendly Bars

May 7 2014

The unpredictable weather of late has made picking a place for drinks almost strategic. Rooftop bars leave you at the mercy of the weather (sudden rains or even worst- hot, still air) and those indoors tend to get a little stuffy. For…

5 Wine Bars For Saturdays

Jul 5 2014

Saturday nights are a world away from Friday nights. On Fridays you let loose and let go with all the bottle popping and beer guzzling like there's no tomorrow but Saturdays are quieter for some reason. Maybe its the raging hangover that's…

5 Bars In Your Neighbourhood

May 15 2014

Cabs are expensive. While the fares are still reasonable compared to countries like Japan or the UK, paying $20 odd to get back home adds up fast- especially if you're the type who has plans from Wednesdays to Sundays. Check out these…

5 1-for-1 Bars

May 19 2014

There have been points of time in our lives where there was simply too much alcohol, where the thought of even sipping another cocktail kind of made you want to hurl. But that's not what this article is about today. This article…

5 Places To Hit: Ladies Night Edition

May 21 2014

Ah Wednesdays. The one night set aside just for the ladies, where free booze flows aplenty. You got the heels, the LBD and the perfectly drawn eyeliner- now all you need is, as they say, location location location. Check out our 5…

4 Great New Bars

May 22 2014

The local F&B scene is notorious for its high turnover rate- spend a week away from town and suddenly its like a whole different place. They say change is the only constant and while it might not always be a good thing,…

5 Cocktails For Summer's Heat

May 27 2014

It's been nothing but sun and more sun of late, and coupled with the still air, it does not make for very pleasant nights out. Beat the heat with our 5 picks for the most refreshing cocktails in town and of course,…

5 Drunk-Friendly Bars

May 29 2014

Finally, its Thursday. The one working day where its become socially acceptable to go out, get completely s**tfaced and have no one judge you for being a closet alcoholic. Naturally, the more of those $5-only happy hour drinks you down, the more…

5 Pre-Party Bars

May 30 2014

Its finally Friday and its time to undo those collar buttons, loosen them ties and shake our hair out of those office-appropriate 'dos. Bring on the killer heels and dapper blazers, because we're ready to party. Before you head out tonight though,…

5 Tuesday-Friendly Bars

Jun 3 2014

We've always maintained that Tuesdays are the oddest day of the week- too early in the week to really drink, but also far away enough from the weekend to actually need it. Check out these 5 places with Tuesday promotions so sweet,…

5 Places To Hit: New Wednesdays

Jun 4 2014

Being a regular on the party circuit in our tiny island-city can only mean one thing- that you eventually run out of parties to go to. Everyone has their favourite bar or club, but we at Drinksomewhere strongly advocate venturing out to…

Bars To Hit: The 2014 World Cup Edition

Jun 6 2014

World cup season is upon us and we've rounded up a list of bars you can watch them at- sorted out by area just for your convenience.  *Do note that we will be updating this list with more bars and drink promotions…

5 Bespoke Cocktail Bars

Jun 10 2014

You know how some days you just don't feel like making any decisions, even those that fall within basic human necessities, like what you want to eat or drink? Tuesdays are definitely one of those days for us, but that's not going…

5 Hotel Bars For Tuesdays

Jun 17 2014

Spice up boring Tuesdays and hit a hotel bar tonight instead of the usual ones along Club Street or Keong Saik (not that we love them any less). The crowd is slightly different, and you can literally people watch until the place…

5 Boozy Brunch Places

Jun 20 2014

There's nothing better than a lazy brunch on the weekends- especially after a long torturous week at work. This weekend though, we recommend adding a little bubbly to brunch, just because a) you deserve it and b) who'd ever turn down champagne? …

5 Pocket Friendly Bars For Tonight

Jun 18 2014

Its midweek again and today is definitely one to go grab a drink or three- they don't call it hump day for nothing (by that we mean it requires a little extra effort to get past). Given its mid month, some of…

5 Bars To Feel Like You're On Vacation

Jun 25 2014

Hump day- one of the hardest days of the week to get through (Mondays aside) without feeling a desperate need to be anywhere but here. For those bitten by the wanderlust bug with a penchant for traveling more than 4 times a…

5 Best Japanese Bars

Jun 24 2014

We've done Mexican and today, we're focusing on all things oriental. It might be all about the K-Wave now, but you've got to admit- there's no other country quite like Japan. From its stunning cuisine to its breathtaking scenery, to its deeply…

5 Bars For Tasty Bites

Jul 1 2014

For a little pre mid-week kicking back, go easy on the alcohol and focus on the food instead. This is our round up of the 5 bars with the tastiest bites around at the moment (and their drinks are pretty solid too). …

5 Hottest Clubs Of The Moment

May 10 2014

With new places popping open left, right and center of late, we are even more spoilt for choice than we already are! Weekend nights are precious, and you don't want to waste them hopping from one lame place to the other, so…

5 Places With Cheap Beer

Jul 2 2014

The month of July has just started and payday has probably got everyone feeling a little richer. Still, a penny saved is a penny earned so if you're looking to go easy on the wallet this month, check out these 5 places…

5 Ways To Last A Boozy Night

Jul 8 2014

You know how some nights you head out knowing its only going to be a pint or two, and some nights you're just prepared to be hugging the ground at some point? We've all been there and its almost fun the first…

5 Great Al Fresco Bars

Jul 10 2014

There's nothing quite like the great outdoors- especially when there's comfy wicker chairs and an unlimited supply of booze on hand. Living in a land scarce city like Singapore, most drinking holes tend to be indoors, refrigerated air included. For those of…

5 Waistline Friendly Beers

Jul 16 2014

There is nothing better than cracking open a cold one, kicking up your feet and taking that first, icy sip. Its a rinse and repeat kind of process that can get mildly addictive- until you realise a couple of months in that…

5 Bars For Tequila Day

Jul 24 2014

Happy Tequila Day! Not that we really need a reason to party, but when there is, its even better. Check out these 5 tequila bars to get your drink on tonight.  Source  Hombre Cantina With over 60 brands of tequila in stock,…

5 New Places To Get Your Drink On

Aug 7 2014

Change is the only constant- and what a wonderful thing that is. With new bars and clubs opening up on a seemingly weekly basis, we're completely spoilt for choice and hey, we're definitely not complaining. Check out these 5 new places that…

5 New Drinking Shenanigans In Town

Aug 20 2014

Getting bored of the usual parties/hangouts? Check out these 5 new happenings around town to add to your drinking rotation.    Source  Brotzeit (Vivo City) First up on our list for a casual night out (or for pre-drinking) is Brotzeit @ VivoCity…

5 New Drinking Spots In Town

Sep 2 2014

Check out our roundup of this month's batch of new spots to get your drink on- because if there's one thing to look forward to in life; it's change.  Source Hi-So Rooftop Bar & Pool  Think cabanas, deck chairs and a sparkling…

Impressing Bartenders

Sep 4 2014

While sitting at the bar counter and observing what people order, one becomes witness to plenty of curious and questionable scenes. Convinced and experienced drinkers will be particular about their whiskey order, while perhaps others will try asking for a fruity version…

5 Bars For National Bourbon Heritage Month

Sep 22 2014

Fun fact: September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and with the F1 craziness already behind us (who else had a major hangover moment this morning?), we're already looking for another reason to get our drink on. Celebrate the last week of Bourbon…

5 Bars For National Bourbon Heritage Month

Sep 22 2014

Fun fact: September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and with the F1 craziness already behind us (who else had a major hangover moment this morning?), we're already looking for another reason to get our drink on. Celebrate the last week of Bourbon…

Get Your Head In The Cloud(s)

Oct 3 2014

Walk by Pacific Plaza and you’ll notice that something’s a little different. Overlooking Orchard Road the curtains behind the windows that once bore the name “That CD Shop” is now drawn tightly shut, and High Society is now called.. ‘Cloud’?    Enter…

5 New Wednesday Nights

Oct 15 2014

The midweek party scene is getting intense, what with every joint selling booze having their own version of ladies night. The men have been getting the shorter end of the stick when it comes to getting wasted on Wednesdays, so we've come…

5 Bars With The Best Whisky In The World

Nov 14 2014

“Thick, dry, as rounded as a snooker ball”. Almost poetically described,  the Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky Sherry Cask 2013 was recently named the world’s best, scoring a solid score of 97.5/100. It beat several prestigious American bourbons and Scottish whiskeys to take…

5 Spots For David Beckham’s Haig Club Whisky

Nov 25 2014

Once David Beckham retired from the pitch, he believed it to be the right time for a new adventure – a venture into the world of whisky. Introducing the Haig Club Whisky, a collaboration between Diageo and Mr.Beckham himself. The signature single…

5 Bars To Check Out Alone

Nov 27 2014

You know those evenings when none of your friends are free but you really, really want a drink? There’s no shame in hitting a bar alone- this is actually pretty common practice in most parts of the world! In fact, some of…

5 Perfect Afterwork Bars

Dec 1 2014

Escape the concrete jungle and dive into the charming cluster of shophouses that make up Boat Quay. Already in the midst of a massive revamp, say goodbye to the seedy joints and hello to awesome new F&B concepts. Set to be the…

5 Special Festive Cocktails

Dec 15 2014

The Christmas season has officially started and no matter how old we are, there's still something special about this time of year. That too, extends to menus around the city and some bars have been concoting a little liquid yuletide joy just…

5 New Bars To Look Forward To

Dec 5 2014

Long Play Have you even enjoyed a drink at The Library Bar or The Study? Then you should look forward to Long Play. This upcoming concept bar embraces the music of the past with vinyl records from the 1950s and 1970s, its…

5 Bars For Sake Lovers

Dec 8 2014

Made from fermented rice, the process of making sake is considered a craft in Japan. The quest of this unique Japanese beverage has long conquered well, the world and that naturally extends to Singapore. As tastes become increasingly refined, the selection of…

5 Bars For The Week

Jan 7 2015

Monday - Marco Marco  You can't miss this joint along Circular Road- just look out for its bright red frontage and homey outdoor deck. The recently opened restaurant/bar joins the many cool new places taking over the stretch- and we couldn't be…

5 Strange Drinks In Singapore

Jan 5 2015

2015 is finally upon us and now that the party season of bottle-popping and overindulgence is quietening down, it's time to shift our attentions away from the usual Belvederes and Dom Perignons. The new year always brings about new resolutions, and yours…

Drinking Trends For 2015

Jan 9 2015

The year is only a week old, but new trends are already emerging. Cocktail wizards, beer brewers and part-time alcoholics have gathered new inspiration and are ready to drink their way into 2015 in full force. Singapore had an undeniable run with…

5 Bars To Feel The Old Singapore

Jan 16 2015

The little red dot has changed drastically in the last 50 years and continuous to reinvent itself. This year marks the golden birthday of Singapore and gives us the opportunity to look back. What was it like to have a drink in…

5 Bars With International Bites

Jan 21 2015

No matter whether you are out to binge, have after-work drinks with colleagues or you just stopped someplace for a quick beer – having some snacks on the table always goes a long way (especially if you want to drink longer). Singapore…

5 Bars To Take Your Tinder Date To

Jan 8 2015

Imagine this: you guys click immediately on Tinder, texting all the time but after deciding to meet in real life, things don't go quite the way you hoped. Cue that incredibly uncomfortable awkwardness that has you contemplating getting a friend to bail…

5 New Bars In Town Worth Checking Out

Apr 21 2015

Are you getting slowly bored of your local hangout? Fortunately for you, Singapore never lets you down. The island’s thriving bar and club scene is constantly evolving and surfacing new spots to check out. Even if you are still feeling content with…

5 Singaporean Boozy Spots In Movies

May 2 2015

Singapore’s transformation and attractions have not only caught the attention of tourists and investors, but also the film industry. The island is a perfect location to shoot films – whether it is a local production or a film crew from abroad exploring…

5 Fashion Week Worthy Drinking Spots

May 12 2015

It is time to get all dressed up, as Singapore Fashion Week hits the island between 13-17 May. The city is polishing itself up, and so are its inhabitants and venues. Although the Fashion Week will happen around Orchard Road, you will…

5 Bars With The Best Bar Bites

Jun 24 2015

In my opinion, these things simply go together. When you are out with your friends having a beer or a few cocktails, you actually do want some snacks too. Maybe you are not hungry, perhaps you don’t need them – but you…

5 Bars For Truffle Fries

Aug 3 2015

Here, drinks triumphs all when it comes to deciding where to go, but something we let our choices be guided by the food that is on the menu. One of the snacks that we've noticed that steers our decisions are truffle fries.…

5 Spots For Healthy Food (and Booze)

Sep 3 2015

There are plenty of bars with fries, pizza and other typical bar food. Although all of it is perfectly munchable when having a few drinks, one doesn’t always want to feel guilty after a night out. What about drinking a glass or…

5 Reasons Why You Don’t Need Drinking Games

Mar 1 2016

Although beer pong seems to become a national pastime among the youth, not everybody enjoys drinking games as much. Why do I need to wait for my turn to drink? Couldn’t we just talk about something interested instead of cheering when a…

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