It Tastes Like Rojak!

THE Singapore Sling was conceived in 1915. It provided a reason for ships to dock and bags to be unloaded at the Raffles Hotel. More than a century after its...

Vodka – The Stuff Of Mixed Memories

WHENEVER someone mentions alcohol, we tend to think of either one of two situations. You either have wonderful memories of camaraderie and peaceful solitude, or you shudder at the sound...
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Bringing The Competitive Spirit To Asia

IT WAS not a big surprise that Singapore was selected to be home to the new Asian chapter of The San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). It was however a...
Rachel Barrie, GlenDorach whisky

GlenDronach Opts For Tradition And Flavour

PERHAPS a handful of whisky aficionados from Singapore may have stumbled across the quaint distillery at the bottom of the valley of Forgue in the east Highland hills north-west...
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Kanpai To World Sake Day

IT IS World sake day today. So before you knock back a few in celebration, here are some tips from Joshua Kalinan, named this year’s Sommelier of the year,...

A Conscientious Cuppa

YOU shouldn't start your morning with your conscience being tortured by a combination of guilt and caffeine. That cuppa has to be clear so that it clears your head and ready...
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Dalmore Stimulates The Spirit World

WILL the whisky market take a hammering and lose its spot of significance? It well could, if it doesn’t continue to innovate, stresses 50-year veteran of the industry, Richard Paterson. Paterson...

Catch A Shim At Catchfly

THE ONGOING gentrification of food streets continues unabated in Singapore, a movement that also forces the establishments in these neighbourhoods to keep innovating. The Ann Siang Hill/ Club Street area continues...
L.A.S. Vino

The New Kid Of New World Wines

AN INFECTIOUS dash of youth and exuberance has seen Nic Peterkin of L.A.S. Vino become a breakout success in Australia’s wine scene. Fresh from being crowned Gourmet Traveller’s 2016 Young Winemaker...

Cocktails And Herbs

FEELING ill? Have a cocktail. That doesn’t sound like good advice, but it would seem to do the trick at The Library. Keong Saik Road’s secret speakeasy The Library and traditional Chinese...