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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'…

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?…

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…

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…

Tippling Club- January

Jan 2 2014

This just in- fans of the experimental bar/restaurant, Tippling Club will be pleased to know that they've just released their January Lunch Menu! After taking a well deserved New Year's break, the Tippling Club reopens today for business. Lunch: Monday-Friday (12noon - 3pm)Price:…

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…

Into Arctic's Edge: Reyka Vodka

Aug 11 2014

Cheers, or as they say in Iceland, Skál! Enter Reyka, the newest kid on the block that entered with one hell of a bang- and after receiving the cool invites, we expected no less. Officially debuting 31st July, the launch party for…

Arak: The Milk Of Lions

Aug 14 2014

As news continuously tells us about the conflict and the hardship in the Middle East, it becomes increasingly hard to maintain a positive attitude and be hopeful for the future. In these times I remember my friends and all the welcoming people…

Upcoming Noteworthy Parties

Aug 15 2014

Not all parties are made equal, and with all the off-the-hook small-scaled ones that are a common occurrence (like say, every weekend) its no wonder that organisers have started to up their game. Despite the lack of space, we've managed to do…

It’s Mezcal – Don’t call it Tequila

Aug 22 2014

The smoky flavoured mezcal is so strong that even locals recommend drinking slowly. The history of this alcohol reaches far back to the time when the Spanish had conquered Mexico. Although this traditional drink was almost forgotten outside of Mexico, it suddenly…

Stirring vs. Shaking

Aug 25 2014

Do you remember how James Bond has his Martinis? Was it shaken or stirred? His classic drink has become one of the most iconic cocktails in film history. Bond ordered strictly shaken, not stirred. But is that the way you would drink…

FASHION BEACH FESTIVAL 2014

Aug 26 2014

If you thought last year's Fashion Beach Festival was something, wait till you see what they've got lined up for you this year. The most luxe beach party in town is tying up with Caraters to bring you 15 hours of non-stop…

The History of the White Russian

Aug 28 2014

Once an alcoholic’s favourite and later a hipster drink – the ‘White Russian’ is unlike any other. All lovers of the Coen Brothers film The Big Lebowski have surely had their share of this iconic cocktail. The 1998 cult movie brought the…

A Movie’s Guide To Drinks

Sep 1 2014

Films and drinks are two of the best pastimes and are even better in combination. Film history has brought forth plenty of iconic and unforgettable movies, but some of these even had a wider impact on popular culture and brought delicious drinks…

The Wonderful World Of Vodka

Sep 3 2014

If one were to ascribe true character to a drink, then it would surely be vodka. This clear and strong spirited beverage is often referred to as a man’s drink. Although there are certainly plenty of men in love with vodka, women…

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…

BACCHANALIA BRUNCH @ GPSS

Sep 8 2014

Who's ready for some daytime debauchery? Bacchanalia Brunch GPSS is back this year bigger and glitzier than ever- think an A-List guest list, carefully crafted culinary treats and of course, more champagne than humanly necessary.   Held at the Marina Bay Sands…

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…

How Drinking Is Actually Beneficial

Sep 5 2014

The older we get, the worse we might feel after a long night of drinking. But there are ways in which a fun night can actually be healthy and have a positive effect on us. Let’s be clear – getting wasted every…

Upcoming F1 Parties 2014

Sep 10 2014

September might have just rolled around, but the buzz for one of the biggest events in Singapore has been building and we're just dying to watch it explode into a frenzied weekend of nonstop parties. We're talking about the 2014 F1 Singapore…

A Day In The Life Of A Wine Sommelier

Sep 16 2014

Drinking wine all day long - it seems like a dream profession (it does certainly to me). But being a wine sommelier is more than simply serving and drinking good wine. Many people still believe that wine lists in restaurants are somewhat…

An Afternoon Affair: House's Vintage Tea Party

Sep 16 2014

It's decadence with a touch of whimsy nestled amongst the lush greenery of Dempsey. It's the perfect afternoon escape from the drudgery of everyday life. It's everything one would imagine a mid-day tipple should be. We're talking about House @ Dempsey's Vintage…

5 Ways To Cut The Beer Gut

Sep 17 2014

We love our beer. It's refreshing, easy to drink, perfect for nearly every occasion and comes in so. many. damn. varieties. One of the most widely consumed types of alcohol around the world, its no wonder beer has often been referred to…

Best Sports Bars To Watch F1

Sep 18 2014

As the Formula 1 circus is returning to Singapore for the magnificent city course, the crowds around town are getting increasingly excited. Star and music acts from all over the globe are pouring in on Singapore and create an energetic F1 bustle.…

How Beer Saved The World

Sep 19 2014

And in the beginning there was – beer. Closing in on the history of beer and civilisation, one can find some interesting occurrences. Who would have thought that many aspects of our modern day life had not been if it wasn’t for…

From Decks To Drinks: Julian Niemann

Sep 30 2014

For the month of October, we'll be sitting down and getting inside the heads of the local talent responsible for all those calories you burnt dancing (thanks, btw). We're talking about the guys behind the decks who've been part of turning the…

Hangover Essentials

Sep 26 2014

Considering the amount of parties and the plentiful chances to have a few drinks too many in Singapore, an occasional spongy reminder of the night before seems inevitable. Although we might be well exercised in drinking itself, the big head takes us…

From Decks To Drinks: DJ Suren

Oct 8 2014

For the month of October, we'll be sitting down and getting inside the heads of the local talent responsible for all those calories you burnt dancing (thanks, btw). We're talking about the guys behind the decks who've been part of turning the…

Babette

Oct 16 2014

The month of October sees the Drinksomewhere team exploring places that score hard on both their food and drinks menu. Follow us every week as we head around the island highlighting new places. - All hotels have at least one restaurant and/or…

Once More To The Butter Factory

Oct 20 2014

Beloved by many, The Butter Factory has served as a bright shinning clubbing spot within Singapore’s nightlife. Unfortunately, the dance club has to close down. After an amazing run of nine years partying, the owners have lost the lease for their current…

From Decks To Drinks: TINC

Oct 17 2014

For the month of October, we'll be sitting down and getting inside the heads of the local talent responsible for all those calories you burnt dancing (thanks, btw). We're talking about the guys behind the decks who've been part of turning the…

Tess Bar & Kitchen

Oct 10 2014

The month of October sees the Drinksomewhere team exploring places that score hard on both their food and drinks menu. Follow us every week as we head around the island highlighting new places. -  Located along Seah Street, you might walk past…

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…

Life Is Beautiful

Oct 27 2014

The month of October sees the Drinksomewhere team exploring places that score hard on both their food and drinks menu. Follow us every week as we head around the island highlighting new places. - Restaurant by day and hands-down the place to…

From Decks To Drinks: Koflow

Oct 23 2014

For the month of October, we'll be sitting down and getting inside the heads of the local talent responsible for all those calories you burnt dancing (thanks, btw). We're talking about the guys behind the decks who've been part of turning the…

Get Educated

Oct 29 2014

Enter the complex world of alcohol- and yes, it's more than just the liquid that makes you regret half the texts you send. While we're all fairly adept at abusing it (we do not recommend it), not too many of us take…

From Decks To Drinks: DJ Doze

Nov 4 2014

For the month of November, we'll (still) be sitting down and getting inside the heads of the local talent responsible for all those calories you burnt dancing (thanks, btw). We're talking about the guys behind the decks who've been part of turning…

Fringe Benefits With Fringe Activities

Nov 4 2014

Agenda Events, a subsidiary of The Butter Factory Group is proud to launch their first edition of the Fringe Activities Pass. Kicking off in December this year, get access to featured club events, privileges and discounts at over 20 of Singapore's most…

Operation Dagger: A Stab At Greatness

Nov 5 2014

The month of November sees the Drinksomewhere team seeking bars with that "something extra". Be it ambience, drinks or even novelty, we're looking for special and man, did we find it! We have 4 of said special places in store just for…

Hero's

Nov 12 2014

The month of November sees the Drinksomewhere team seeking bars with that "something extra". Be it ambience, drinks or even novelty, we're looking for special and man, did we find it! We have 4 of said special places in store just for…

ATTICA’S NYE COUNTDOWN WEEK TO ‘DECADENCE’

Nov 20 2014

‘A week of festive events to celebrate a decade of pulse-pumping parties at Attica’ Attica, one of Asia’s longest and leading standing nightclubs, will be hosting a week of festive parties as it counts down to New Year’s Eve withDECADENCE, which will…

From Decks To Drinks: Zushan

Nov 13 2014

For the month of November, we'll (still) be sitting down and getting inside the heads of the local talent responsible for all those calories you burnt dancing (thanks, btw). We're talking about the guys behind the decks who've been part of turning…

Cloud Singapore

Nov 24 2014

Saran-wrapped furniture, exposed ceilings, dusty floors and grimy windows. The last time we visited, Cloud Singapore was but a skeleton of an ultra lounge, with only the bar on the ground floor running properly. Fast forward two months, and the space has…

Attica To Host Pete Tong and Paul Oakenfold

Nov 28 2014

Two of the world's greatest DJs, Pete Tong & Paul Oakenfold, to play at Attica within 24 hours of each other. Attica Singapore, one of Asia’s leading and longest standing nightclubs, has announced that it will be launching the IMS Asia-Pacific event…

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…

Feature: Perfect Pairings At Cloud

Dec 4 2014

First, it was their cocktails by the bistro bar at level 1 (read our review here) that got us hooked. Next, it was DJ Doze's set in the ultra lounge that had us partying hard until the lights came on. Just when…

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…

Cocktail Hour At Caffé B

Dec 10 2014

Located along the Marina Bay Sands waterfront, Caffé B is quite perfect for an afternoon tipple. Its location makes you feel like you're on vacation, and the decor is reminiscent of a modern European bistro. With an al fresco seating option, 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 Spots To Hit (Dec)

Dec 11 2014

The year might be coming to a close, but new bars and clubs are still continuously appearing out of nowhere. A major facelift is happening right now in the nightlife scene, and the following five contenders are the latest to make our…

Stella Artois Presents Santacon 2014

Dec 11 2014

Santacon 2014 is back again with numerous exciting activities lined up for you! This year, 150 Santas will make their way to the bars of Boat Quay and Clarke Quay over the weekend and revel in all things Yuletide- pass the eggnog…

DEN: Act Local Think Global

Dec 19 2014

Located amidst the contemporary-chic area of Boon Tat Street, DEN is situated just within Singapore’s CDB area, making it a perfect spot for the office working crowd, expatriates and tourists. A melting pot of cultures, DEN is the traveler’s home away from…

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…

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…

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…

The Speakeasy Culture: A short history

Jan 14 2015

Speakeasys are no strangers to Singapore. Bars like The Library or 28 HongKong Street have long taken the thirsty crowds by storm, but where did this trend really come from and how did it get so popular in the first place? Is…

5 Minutes With Vijay M.

Jan 19 2015

Hey Vijay! Congratulations on winning the the Diplomatico World Tournament Singapore! How does it feel? It’s still sinking in to be honest. I have a chance to represent my country in the world finals and rub shoulders with some of the industry’s…

Singapore's First Cocktail Week

Jan 27 2015

For the first time, an eight-day showcase of all things cocktail will take place in Singapore in an exciting festival celebrating the local cocktail scene and highlighting the city’s growing pool of bartending talents.  Singapore Cocktail Week 2015 (#SGCocktailWeek) will take place…

Cocktail Hour At Cedro

Jan 26 2015

Call it an oasis, call it an escape from reality- it doesn't matter what adjective you use because really, you'd just be mincing words. Set up to look like someone's backyard, this cozy spot tucked away in Hendon Road is undeniably tricky…

5 Minutes with MADE IN JUNE (NL)

Jan 28 2015

Gracing the 1s and 2s at Alimate this Friday for 2015's first edition of (PLEASE) DON'T TELL is none other than MADE IN JUNE (NL). The upcoming DJ has 2 hit singles under her belt, played in international festivals around the world…

Dine Differently, ANDSOFORTH

Jan 29 2015

Set out to redefine your dining experience, nomadic theatre group ANDSOFORTH is (literally) bringing something different to the table. Ok- it goes without saying that at the end of the day, it's going to be about good food and drinks, but these guys…

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…

Results: Singapore Bar Awards 2015

Mar 11 2015

The Singapore Bar Awards (SGBA) 2015 has just announced the recipients of its highly coveted titles for the local bar industry, including Best Male Bartender, Best Female Bartender, Best Bar, and the new categories of Best Bar Food and Best Service Crew.…

TAPOW-ING AN EXPERIENCE

Mar 16 2015

In the midst of rebranding, TAPOW is admittedly nondescript. Located along the comparatively quieter Ann Siang Road, it’s understandably easy to miss, what with all the activity usually concentrated on Club Street. Take a moment to venture from the craziness though, and…

The Revelry: Lead That High Life

Mar 20 2015

Fly a helicopter around Marina Bay; experience spirit distillery and drink tasting with top cocktail bar owners;  private promotions that make it look like you know the bar/club owners, all booked from an app   Former Zalora Director, Alex Small, and Zalora’s…

The Best Tapped Beer

Apr 14 2015

I vividly remember the very first time I had a Stella, all those years ago in a small pub in England. Never had I thought they would invite me to taste their beer for free. However, many years later they did -…

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…

Sugarhall Launches New Late Night Supper Menu

May 8 2015

Rum lovers will already be well acquainted with Amoy Street’s watering hole. Sugarhall is nearing their one-year anniversary and celebrates the occasion with a spanking new late night supper menu. To be fair, the menu does change more than once a year.…

Violet Herbs: Modern European

May 11 2015

Located along Tras Street, Violet Herbs is a semi-formal fine dining restaurant serving up modern twists on European classics. The two-storey shophouse seats 70 people, with the dining space split into two levels, making it the ideal venue whether you’re there on…

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…

Negroni Week Comes To Singapore

May 30 2015

Campari, Italy’s iconic red bitter is thrilled to announce it is launching #NegroniWeek with Imbibe Magazine (imbibemagazine.com) in Singapore for the first time. In response to last year’s incredible enrollment of bars around the world, this year, #NegroniWeek, in its third edition…

Feature: Shin Gi Tai

May 26 2015

Back in the 1980s, popular American movie star Danny Kaye was famous for throwing some of the best dinner parties in L.A. For those lucky enough to have been invited then, they would remember the intimate meals held in his elaborate kitchen,…

Amber Nectar Launches Beer Growlers

May 29 2015

The first in Singapore to introduce growler stations for proper and convenient refilling!  From May 2015 onwards, beer lovers will be thrilled at the introduction of beer growlers by Amber Nectar, a casual bar and beer specialist located at Robertson Walk. These…

Review: Draft & Craft

Jun 2 2015

It reminds us a little of its predecessor. Both serve craft beer and American-styled comfort food, but that’s where the similarities end. Now called Draft & Craft, the south-American styled craft beer spot is creating quite the buzz along Circular Road, and…

Beerfest Asia 2015

Jun 22 2015

Singapore's premier beer festival is back to offer beer enthusiasts the chance to savour a variety of international beers. The four-day Beerfest Asia 2015 kicks off this Thursday (25 June) and goes on all the way till Sunday (28 June), showcasing beers…

Review: Lepark

Jun 26 2015

“Where is this wretched place?!” I cursed, climbing the steps of a dingy stairwell in search for Lepark. Located on the rooftop carpark of People’s Park Complex, which incidentally, is not a building one frequents often, the coolest new kid in town…

Review: House Of Dandy

Jun 29 2015

Most will not notice H.O.D when they are walking along Tras St, as the bar is painted with unassuming colors and is devoid of any loud signage.  However when we stepped into the bar, we were immediately blown away by the details…

Feature: Liberty Spirits Asia

Jul 3 2015

We all know what America is capable of. They were one of the first nations to embrace and revolutionize modern-day dining, and their Prohibition Era inspired the speakeasy-styled bars we love so much. We stereotype our spirits- the best whiskies come from…

PopUp Music Festival @ Wavehouse Sentosa

Jul 23 2015

Despite how many SPF100 products you see on the shelves, we still love the beach. It's definitely a city-kid thing, wanting to be close to nature. And why not, when you have beach bars like Wavehouse Sentosa? Drinks are good, the vibe…

No Age Whiskey

Aug 14 2015

If you were to ask some serious whiskey aficionados about tasting and trying whiskeys, you might often hear that you shouldn’t try any drink that hasn’t been ageing for at least 14-years – if you are serious, that is. So what happens…

Sky Grandé Prix 2015

Aug 27 2015

The hottest place to catch the F1 action from above, during 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix is on top level 45 of Singapore Land Tower, meters away from the circuit and offers a race track view including six exciting…

5 Cool Things You Can Expect at Wine Fiesta 2015

Sep 29 2015

Back for it’s eight year running, this year’s Wine Fiesta 2015 will be even bigger and better than before! Celebrating all things wine with a unique Singapore-styled theme, here are 5 cool things you can expect at this year’s fiesta. #1 A…

Feature: Tapas 39

Nov 3 2015

The explosion of cocktail bars in the scene of late has made for an amazing journey of boozy exploration. From the mad laboratory-like Operation Dagger to the regal Manhattan in the Regent Hotel, it’s an understatement when we say we’re spoilt for…

5 Bars For Romantic Valentine’s Day Drinks

Feb 14 2016

You have the same trouble every year again? Don’t know where to take your Valentine’s date? It really isn’t rocket science, so let’s not overcomplicate things. Stay away from fancy presents and take your date to for some cosy drinks, while enjoying…

Events In 2016 You Have To Attend

Jan 29 2016

A year full of surprises just came to an end, and the new one is already geared for 12 event-filled months. We've put together a list of some of the biggest upcoming events that you can look forward to. From cocktail craze…

What Happens to Your Body When You Get Drunk?

Mar 14 2016

What started with casual drinks with friends turned into another nightmarish hangover the following morning - leaving you to question why you drink in the first place followed by a promise to never drink again... a.k.a the next few days. Although you…

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